Monday, 1 February 2016

Capuchin Friars in Australia speak about their prayer life

Our Capuchin Brothers in Australia share about the importance of prayer in their lives as Friars. If you feel that God is calling you to share in his ministry as a Capuchin Franciscan, please contact us and we can help you respond. Contact our vocations Director Brother Terence at for more information on our way of life.

“Capuchins place a strong emphasis on contemplative prayer and serving people on the fringes of society” - EWTN does a short segment on our brothers at Capuchin College, Washington DC
Posted by Capuchin Friars, Australia on Thursday, 28 May 2015

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Interesting Capuchin news...

This year we celebrate 400 years of Capuchin presence in Ireland and to mark this we will host a number of events during the year including travelling exhibition of panels depicting the story of the Capuchins in Ireland. We are also delighted to announce a free commemorative conference to mark the anniversary, find out more by following the link: Capuchin Conference

A couple of weeks ago Brother Kevin Crowley of the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People in Dublin, travelled to Rome and met Pope Francis. The two exchanged greetings and the Pope congratulated Brother Kevin on his tireless work for the poor. He's a continuing example to us all. Follow the link to read more: Brother Kevin meets Pope Francis

Last Monday (25th of January 2016) RTE broadcast a documentary about the Capuchins and our ministry to those involved in the 1916 rising; leaders and civilians alike. You can view the documentary on the RTE player. The documentary can be accessed by following the link and is available for the next two weeks:

Stay posted for more events.


Br Martin OFM Cap.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Vocations Weekend. 4th - 6th of December, Kilkenny

What is a vocation? Who are the Capuchin Franciscans? What do they do? Why do they do it?
If you have asked questions like these, maybe God is inviting you to 'come and see' (John 1:39) what life is like as a Capuchin Franciscan Friar. 
This vocation experience is open to men aged between 21 and 40. Men of faith; who want to make a tangible difference in the world today. For more information contact Br Terence at or on 086 323 0638.