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. 

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

 

                             

If you are interested in participating in any of these events, please contact our Vocation Director, Br. Tim Jones, O.F.M., Cap. at St. Joseph Friary, 34 South Chestnut Street, New Paltz, NY 12561/ phone- 845-642-1025/  brotimjonesofmcap@gmail.com.

Investiture of our new novices

Investiture of our new novices

Four of our brothers just entered novitiate! To see photos of the investiture ceremony in which they received the habit, please click here.

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Reflections on consecrated life

Reflections on consecrated life

To see a video of three of our friars reflecting on consecrated life, please click below. One of the brothers has just been ordained to the priesthood; one will be entering novitiate soon; and one has been part of our fraternity for many years, but they all have much wisdom to share.

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Our new priests

Our new priests

To read some reflections from our friars who were just ordained to the priesthood, please click here.

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