Blog Posts for "Formation"

Tap Into Life Podcast Episode 1

Check out our recent podcast episode! Get to know the Chicago Friars as they tell you about their journey, including the pitfalls, to become Capuchins. Welcome to Tap Into Life podcast, Episode 1 from Chicago. Introducing Br. MJ Groark and Br. Vito Martinez, repping South Side! Get to know the Chicago Friars as they tell you about their journey, including the pitfalls, to become Capuchins. View "Called: The Postulant" View "Called: The Friar" Have questions? Want to say hello? Email us at: TapIntoLifePodcast@gmail.com

2017 Triduum Retreat

Celebrate the Paschal Triduum with Candidates, Volunteers and Capuchin Friars! On April 13 through April 15, join us as we celebrate Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter through prayer, fraternal sharing and input. As the time of Lent approaches, we find ourselves looking forward to the joy of the Easter Season, and with it, the annual Easter Triduum Retreat at St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. This event, the final event of the 2016-2017 vocation year, is a staple of Capuchin formation in the Province of St. Joseph. Friars in formation, members of our lay volunteer corps, Cap Corps, and...

Called: The Friar

This newest installment was filmed during the summer of 2015, and shows what friars in formation can look forward to. While the first movie had a lot of shock value due to the focus on my conversion, and more importantly God’s mercy, this second movie stands to show how I have integrated that part of my life into being a young friar, and how conversion is an ongoing process. I am so humbled to share this next installment of our “Called” project that began about eight years ago! This newest film...

Capuchin Franciscan Novitiate: A Day in the Life

In the midst of a busy and anxious world, young men are still answering the counter-cultural call to Catholic religious life. The novitiate is the second year of formation as a Capuchin Franciscan friar, and its primary task is discernment & contemplation. This is a short, homemade documentary of one day at the Capuchin novitiate in Santa Ynez, CA. In addition to activities depicted in the video, novices also have the opportunity to engage in various ministries in the Santa Barbara area. ARE YOU CALLED? Inquire today!

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