Friars Igor De Bliquy and Layola Keerthivasan Francis, pose with Provincial Minister Mark Joseph Costello.

Capuchins Welcome Two New Friars into the Order

The Province welcomed new friars Igor De Bliquy and Layola Keerthivasan Francis at the celebration of Solemn Vows in Detroit.
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Friar Ed Foley, Capuchin, vice postulator of the Cause for Canonization of Blessed Solanus Casey

Friar Leads New Program Using Neuroscience to Enhance Preaching

Catholic Theological Union was awarded a $1.25 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. as part of the foundation’s Compelling Preaching Initiative.
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Br. Nathan Linton holds the book of the Gospels inside the Chapel at St. Xavier University during the triennial chapter.

The Triennial Chapter

Every three years, the friars of the Province gather for a weeklong chapter meeting to elect leadership and discern the future of the midwest Capuchins.
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Capuchin Franciscan friars from the St. Clare Community in Chicago ministering at Port Ministries.

Growing in Discipleship

Br. M.J. Groark, OFM Cap., vocation director for the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph, shares an update and reflection from St. Clare Friary, our Chicago community for our friars in formation.
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