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Detroit Capuchin Ministries to Help Discerners of a Capuchin Vocation

It looks like fifteen or so inquirers and candidates will descend on Capuchin Detroit the weekend of October 26-28th. By van, car, bus, and airplane, we'll arrive at St. Bonaventure Monastery in time for Friday supper, where the local friars will welcome us into their home and invite us to share in their joy as Capuchins. The purpose of this weekend is to acquaint ourselves with the diverse Capuchin ministries in Metro-Detroit. Ministry is only one part of being a Capuchin, but an important part. That's why we devote this entire weekend to learning about and experiencing those ministries. ...

Watch 6 Become Capuchin Postulants

Six men become Capuchin Postulants at an August 26th Eucharist at St. Martin de Porres Church on the corner of Burleigh and Second Streets in Milwaukee. Capuchins in temporary vows will drive up from Chicago to renew their vows for another year during the same Eucharist. Mark Joseph Costello, Vicar Provincial, will officiate in the absence of Provincial Minister John Celichowski who is attending the Capuchin General Chapter in Rome.The six new postulants are:Truong Tien "Jimmy" Dinh of Houston, Fernando Iñiguez of Chicago, Joshua Minden of Fayetteville AR, Luis Reyes of Chicago, Trevor St John of Perronville...

Bros. Tien and Tom to Profess Perpetual Vows

Bros. Tien Dinh and Tom Nguyen will profess their perpetual vows as Capuchins next Saturday, August 4th, at 11:30am in the St. Lawrence Seminary Chapel in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. Inquirers and Capuchin Candidates are invited to attend the profession as well as the jubilee celebration of many Capuchins the day before, Friday August 3rd, at 4pm. Overnight accommodations at St. Lawrence are available for inquirers and candidates.Tien and Tom joined the Capuchins in 2005 when they began their postulancy at St. Clare Friary in Chicago. They spent their novitiate at St. Francis Friary in Burlington, Wisconsin, a temporary location for...

Celebrate the 4th of July in Chicago

It has become a custom for St. Clare of Assisi Friary in Chicago to host area Capuchins, inquirers and Candidates for a 4th of July BBQ. This year, we'll have dry-rubbed spare ribs for the entree, served at 7pm. Guests are welcomed anytime after 5:30pm.Chicago neighborhoods have the tradition of offering their own fireworks show. St. Clare Friary is right in the middle of a barrage of fireworks, that typically start around 9pm. We ascend to the roof of the friary where we have a great view. It's quite a show.Bring your friends or family.Please RSVP by...

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