Capuchin Friars Australia

Province of the Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary

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Saint Francis

As a young man St. Francis had a great enthusiasm for life. He was passionate and poetic. He reached out to others cheerfully and they enjoyed his company. He was always ready to laugh at himself, as one can do with their friends, and in this spirit of fraternity he was a rather boisterous leader of the youth of Assisi...
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Capuchin Franciscans

We are a Catholic religious Order of priests and brothers committed to living the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ as a brotherhood, poor in spirit. Inspired by the life and writings of St Francis of Assisi, we strive to authentically live a life of prayer, fraternity and ministry as brothers in simplicity, humility and joy!
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Am I called?

Perhaps you’ve noticed a desire stirring within you for the priesthood and/or religious life. How do you know if this is the way God wants you to offer your life to Him?You will be most fulfilled if you seek to do God’s will – i.e. live the life for which He created you, for which He put you here. To do this, you need to discern what God is calling you to.
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Prayer of St. Francis
before the Crucifix

Most High,
glorious God,
enlighten the darkness of my heart
and give me
true faith,
certain hope,
and perfect charity,
sense and knowledge,
that I may carry out
Your holy and true command.


Our Mission Office

Seraphic Mass enrolmentThe work of the Capuchin Mission Office allows you also to collaborate with us in our apostolic obligation.

The Seraphic Mass Association was formed for this specific task.

For Seraphic Mass enrolments, cards, calendars, books, CD's, DVD's or Religious items, please contact our Mission Office, Monday - Friday between 9am - 12pm.

Visit our Mission Office Website