Postulancy begins in Milwaukee
Reception of Postulants &
Renewal of vows for Temporary Professed Friars
October 31-November 2
Detroit Capuchin Ministry Visit
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
In my last post on Franciscan prayer, I examined Francis and Clare’s gaze at the self-emptying life of God visible in the enormous act of creation. We saw the four steps of prayer outlined by Clare (gaze, consider or meditate, contemplate, and imitate) as they …
Some people find it odd/ironic/contradictory/hypocritical that I enjoy an occasional cigar, especially in light of my long commitment to fitness and sports. Running five miles and firing up a stogie just don’t seem to go together. I admit it’s a bit unusual. It’s also hard …
Our soccer-discernment weekend in Chicago is in the rear view mirror. Now, we look forward to our Detroit Capuchin Ministry Weekend to be held November 4-6. Once a year, the friars in Detroit open their ministry and friary doors to candidates and inquirers who want …