Vocation Events

                         

The Vocations Office offers several discernment weekends and days of recollection each year for men who are interested in the Capuchin way of life.  These events provide an opportunity to learn just what the Capuchins are all about and to meet other men who are also discerning God's call in their life. 

Throughout these weekends and days of recollection, there are many opportunities for private and communal prayer, reflection, and social gatherings, as well as presentations on discernment, religious life and the Capuchin Franciscan charism. 

The next discernment weekend will be held from Friday evening, December 1 through Sunday evening, December 3 at San Lorenzo Friary (15 Montebello Road, Jamaica Plain, MA)  

If you are interested in attending, please contact our Vocation Director, Br. Tim Jones, at St. Joseph Friary, 34 South Chestnut Street, New Paltz, NY 12561/ phone- 845-642-1025/  brotimjonesofmcap@gmail.com.

To see a video of a recent discernment weekend, please click here. 

 

                             

 

What's It Like to Be a Religious Brother?

What's It Like to Be a Religious Brother?

Please click the link below to read an article about what it's like to be a religious brother. It's based on an interview with Br. Jim Peterson, our Capuchin brother who is a canon lawyer and who works for the Archdiocese of Boston.

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Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey

Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey

Our Capuchin brother Fr. Solanus Casey will be beatified on November 18. Please click the link below to read more about this holy friar who humbly and joyfully served the People of God in several of the parishes of our Province.

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Our Capuchin Novitiate

Our Capuchin Novitiate

Please click the link below to see a video describing our Capuchin novitiate in California. Novices from all over the country make up this community.

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