out of great silence

It has been a long time since I last wrote. These past few months have been particularly fruitful. There have been some difficult times. My Dad has undergone health issues, which brought me back to Wisconsin for a few days. Thankfully, the situation has improved dramatically since that time. More recently, I was hit by … 

 

the little cross

This post was originally published on the Capuchin Franciscan Vocation Blog: Today, we had a silent day of recollection at the novitiate. At one point, we were told to go out and meditate on the crucified Christ (a very Franciscan subject). So, I went out and sat on the road with my rosary's cross to … 

 

into great silence

Capuchin novitiate in Santa Ynez, CA In two weeks, I will be a novice. I have spent the past year discerning whether or not I want to spend my life as a Capuchin friar. This process was called postulancy. It afforded me the opportunity to live with the friars and participate in their life, especially in its active …