Friars in Formation

Our Capuchin Franciscan Formation Program

We have several friars in the process of formation. Below you will find our formation houses and the friars who currently reside there during that stage of their journey.



Postulancy: St. Conrad Friary, Milwaukee,Wisconsin
         
                                                     


Novitiate: San Lorenzo Friary, Santa Ynez, CA

Post Novitiate Formation: San Lorenzo Friary, Jamaica Plain, MA

Br. Joseph Anderson, O.F., Cap.  Br. Paul Fesefeldt, O.F.M., Cap.     

Br. Scott Leet, O.F.M., Cap.     Br. AJ Lezcano, O.F.M., Cap.    

Br. Victor Russak, O.F.M., Cap.   

Br. Francisco Serrano, O.F.M., Cap.

        

                                                                                                               

Ministerial Formation: St. Francis of Assisi Friary, Jamaica Plain, MA 

Br. John Koelle, O.F.M., Cap. 

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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