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

Investiture … Novitiate begins…

Br Daniel Uremovic at Investiture Ceremony Brother Daniel Uremovic from Sydney was invested in the Capuchin habit last Sunday 23 July 2017 at San Lorenzo Friary, Santa Ynez, California. In August last year, Br Daniel … Read More

Fr John Nguyen first 100 days

WHAT IS IMPORTANT IN LIFE Images by Giovanni Portelli Photography © 2017 People once told me that the most important day of my life will be my priestly ordination. They are spot on except that … Read More

Sister Death welcomes Fr Carmel

On Thursday, 19th January 2017, Sister Death welcomed our beloved Father Carmel Flora at the age of 91. Born in New York in 1926, he was invested with the Capuchin habit in 1945, perpetually professed … Read More

Capuchin WYD Pilgrims Ready to Go!

41 young people are about to embark on a pilgrimage of a lifetime with 4 Capuchin friars to World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow. The 45 pilgrims will leave on Friday and head first to … Read More