October 31-November 2
Detroit Capuchin Ministry Visit
Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin
Admission Board to Postulancy
Capuchins minister in hospitals, schools, soup kitchens and jails. They are Franciscan pastors, artists, missionaries, youth ministers and writers. From large cities like Chicago and Detroit to small towns like Appleton, WI and Lame Deer, MT, we are serving the needs of others.
We currently have 23 men at various levels of formation, as well as four guys living in resident candidacy. These men differ in age, culture, and have unique vocation stories.Come meet the guys who’ve made the leap of faith to follow a Capuchin vocation.
Recent Blog Posts
A couple of days ago I started reading John W. Kiser’s The Monks of Tibhirine (St. Martin’s Press 2002). It tells the story of Pere Christian de Chergé and his brother Trappist monks who lived at Notre-Dame de l’Atlas, a monastery in the Algerian mountains …
In this post on Franciscan prayer, I explore two characteristics that make this style of prayer somewhat unique. The first is Clare’s addition of imitation at the end of the standard three-part monastic method of gazing (reading), considering (meditating), and contemplating. This addition gives typical …