A couple of years ago I made the mistake of going to St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin for the Veneration of the Cross on Good Friday. 435 more words
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By Matt Janeczko, OFM Cap.
The Capuchin world weeps this week after losing one of the best friars known around these parts. After a brief battle with terminal lung cancer, Father William “Bill” Wiethorn passed to his eternal reward. 142 more words
Just as the universal Church remembers and makes present the reality of Jesus with major celebrations throughout the year (Christmas, Easter), Franciscans come together each October 3rd and 4th to remember how Francis of Assisi lived and died as a spirit-filled imitator of our savior. 1,329 more words
Capuchins in Venezuela suffer with insect infestations from botfly larva. However in order to defend themselves against the attack, they search branches and termite mounds for a specific species of the Millipede, that contains benzoquinones that acts as a insect repellent. 22 more words