It’s Off to Work We Go

Yesterday our lives as postulants got busy. After a month of a sort of “grace period, (but of course, all┬áperiods with the friars are graced…) we were let loose from the house, sent forth into the world to… Read More

Espa├▒ol con Capuchinas

As some of you may know, my spanish is pretty abysmal. I took the required three courses while at Furman, and passed with an A-, B, and C respectively (but not all that respectably). As if it wasn’t… Read More

A Day Off… kind of

As I said in Far From Routine, we have a “plan” for each week; whether or not we stick to it is a completely different story. Part of this plan is that Saturdays and Sundays are left as… Read More

New Community at the Castle

Given the history and nature of religious orders in the United States, the majority of the communities spread across the country are either headquartered or have distinct roots in the northeast. Thus, one of the advantages of having… Read More

Meet My Classmates

One of the great things about the formation process is that no one has to do it alone. As I move on from place to place, going from Postulancy to Novitiate to Post-Novitiate, the group of guys that… Read More