It is nearly impossible to overstate the profound love St. Francis of Assisi had for the Word of God. The emphatic opening statement of the Rule defines the life of the Friars Minor, “to live the holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.” God’s Word...

For five years before Postulancy, I led a local chapter of a chastity ministry called The Goretti Group. With our over-sexualized culture drawing many people away from chastity, this experience had its challenges but it also helped me realize some of the things I desired...

This Lent/Holy week, let's remember the greatest event in human history. "CHRIST HAS DIED, CHRIST IS RISEN, CHRIST WILL COME AGAIN." CaperoneLent-March2020...

Br. Joe was visited by the new Novice class 2019-20. Br. Joe is considered the living saint at Atterdag Village. The staff loves him dearly! ...

St. Francis said, “The Lord gave me brothers.” Discerning a Capuchin Franciscan vocation begins with prayer and personal reflection. As friars, we seek to help others discern their vocation, and see if they have a call to follow Jesus as a Capuchin Franciscan. CaperoneAugust2019 CaperoneLent-March2020 Caperone Easter 2019...

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