Detroit Capuchin Ministry Experience
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
Earlier posts on Franciscan prayer explored how Francis and Clare glimpsed the poor and humble God in the generous act of creation and his incredible self-emptying visible in the Incarnation of Jesus, especially in his birth and death–moments of such vulnerability that Jesus’ poverty and …
Discernment can take on many forms, but during novitiate I have kept coming up against a common subject of discernment which has revealed itself to be a very difficult one to undertake. This, for me, has been the discernment of self. Through personal experiences, classes, …
In the movie The Green Lantern Ryan Reynolds plays Hal Jordan, a cocky and irresponsible test pilot who, to his own amazement and sometimes his chagrin, is chosen to join an elite intergalactic force dedicated to fighting evil. His power is in a ring that …
A lot of people are amazed when I claim that the core of the Franciscan mission is to create sister-brotherhood as often and as radically as possible. I’ve already discussed this regarding Francis’ prayer considering creation, which helped him to understand God’s selflessness in sharing …