Vocation Department Staff

The Vocation Department's main function is to recruit men who show an interest in the Capuchin Franciscan way of life and who would be appropriate candidates.  Many factors are taken into consideration including their faith journey, prayer life, academic achievements, life experience and outreach to the marginalized of society.  There is a Capuchin Franciscan friar in each friary whose responsibility it is to welcome area candidates for prayer and meals with the friars.  The Coordinator of Vocation Ministries for the Province of St. Mary oversees the various programs in place, such as the 4 to 5 'Come and See' discernment weekends offered each academic year as well as the creation of initiatives for the continual enhancement of our vocation outreach.  He is supported by a very dedicated office staff and interested friars.


“Greater results are obtained where there are brothers specifically assigned for promoting and coordinating vocations”
                                                                                 Capuchin Constitutions 16:2

 

Fr. Marvin Bearis, O.F.M., Cap., Director of Vocation Ministry


Fr. Marvin can be reached at 203-382-4513; or at frmarvinofmcap@gmail.com; or at St. Pius X Friary, 310 Westfield Street, Middletown, CT 06457

 

 

Br. Paul Crawford, O.F.M., Cap., Vocation Office Manager
 

Vocation Office:
 
St. Anne - St. Augustine Friary
383 Beech St.
Manchester, N.H.
03103
 
603-836-4063
 




 

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