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Our brother Francis followed a vocation that changed his life and the lives of others. Have you heard the same call?

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The 2016 Detroit Ministry Weekend

Oct 28 - 30

The 2016 Detroit Ministry Weekend Detroit, MI

Discovering Postulancy 2017

Jan 1 - 5

Discovering Postulancy 2017 Milwaukee, WI

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Becoming a Capuchin

We currently have over twenty men at various levels of formation, as well as guys living in resident candidacy. These men differ in age, culture, and have unique vocation stories. Learn how others have made the leap of faith to follow a Capuchin vocation.

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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.

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Called: The Friar

Called: The Friar

I am so humbled to share this next installment of our “Called” project that began about eight years ago! This newest film is titled “Called: The Friar,...

“Flight or Fight” in the Pulpit

“Flight or Fight” in the Pulpit

The first reading for today’s Mass is one of those scriptures that many preachers (and readers) would just as soon avoid.  St. Paul’s admonition that ...

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Called: the Postulant

Called: The Postulant features the vocation story of Bro. M.J. Groark and his return to the Church. Click above to watch the three part series.

Called: The Friar

Called: The Friar is Part Two of Brother M.J. Groark's vocation journey. Now a friar who has made his solemn vows, Br. M.J. shares insight into his life as a Religious and as a Capuchin friar. Click above to watch the 30 minute video.

Meet the Ministries

Meet the Ministries: Learn about our social services and spiritual ministries. Refresh the page to view more videos.