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 Singgih and Andrew White. These two have been discerning with us for a … 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

Immaculatine Sisters Postulancy

In 2017 the Franciscan Immaculatine Sisters – who share a similar charism to the Capuchin Friars, and who work closely with our friars in Brisbane – received two postulants (two young women who took a … Read More

Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017

The Capuchin Friars joined about 20,000 young Catholics from all around Australia who gathered in Sydney for the 2017 Australian Catholic Youth Festival from 7th-9th December 2017. The theme for the Festival was “Open new … Read More

2017 Provincial Chapter

In early November 2017 the Capuchin Friars from around Australia gathered together for several days to renew ourselves in the living out of our Capuchin charism. It was a prayerful and fraternal time in which … Read More

Five New Postulants

In September, the Capuchin Friars in Australia rejoiced to receive five new postulants. The postulants are young men who are discerning their vocations to the Capuchin religious life as either priests or brothers. They all … Read More

Capfest 2017


Saints & Heroes Fr Dean introducing the Capuchin saints From 20-23 July around 50 young people, the Immaculatine Sisters and 10 Capuchin friars gathered at the St John Bosco camp. This year’s theme “Saints & … Read More