2021 Investiture of Capuchin Novices

Last weekend, our postulant Isaac Webb became a novice at the Rite of Investiture at the San Lorenzo Seminary, Santa Ynez, California in the USA. Fr John Celichowski OFM Cap, the Novice Director blessed the … Read More

New Provincial Council Appointed

Congratulations to the Provincial Minister, Father Gerard O’Dempsey OFM Cap, and his newly appointed Provincial Councillors! Father Roberto Genuin, General Minister of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, after having consulted the brothers in perpetual … Read More

2020 Capuchin Postulancy Begins

Capuchin Postulancy

“What really captured me was the genuine care the friars show to everyone they meet and the way in which they strive to be an authentic witness to Christ.” These are the words of young … Read More

2020 Investiture of Capuchin Novices

New Australian Capuchin novice, Brother Nicholas, was clothed in the Capuchin habit (of probation) during an investiture ceremony within Evening Prayer on Sunday, 19th July 2020 at the Capuchin Novitiate in Santa Ynez, California. He … Read More

Brother Gary’s First Profession

First profession Brother Gary

On Friday, 10th July 2020, Brother Gary Rego OFM Cap made his first profession of the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience during Evening Prayer at the Capuchin Novitiate of San Lorenzo in Santa Ynez, … Read More

2019 Capuchin Postulancy Underway!

The Australian Capuchin province welcomed two young men into our first year of formation as postulants on Tuesday, 13th August 2019: Nicholas and Andrew. These two have been discerning with us for a while and … Read More

CAPFEST: 2019 Capuchin Youth Fest

Beginning on the Franciscan Feast of Our Lady of the Angels (2nd August), almost 80 young adults gathered with 10 Capuchin friars and 2 Franciscan Immaculatine Sisters for our 5th annual Capfest! Over three massive … Read More

First Profession of Brothers Duy & Heherson

On Thursday evening, 25th July 2019, while the Capuchins of Australia were gathered together for their Provincial Assembly, two of the brothers made their temporary profession of the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Brothers … Read More

2019 Investiture of Capuchin Novices

After spending two months completing their postulancy together in St Louis, 13 Capuchin postulants made their way across the United States to the Capuchin Novitiate in Santa Ynez, California to begin their novitiate year. On … Read More

Investiture of our Novices

We give thanks to God as five Australian Capuchin novices were invested in the habit on Sunday, 22nd July 2018. It is a very special moment in their vocational journey. They don the habit of … Read More