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News and updates from the Cause for Canonization, the Solanus Casey Center and the Father Solanus Guild.

😇 Example of Holiness

Father Solanus serving at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.

There are so many examples of holiness to celebrate and imitate. Solanus through his witness offers a prime example of a life of holiness through his way of doing everyday things in an extraordinary way.

September 20, 2023
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Reverence, Solanus, Holiness…

Br. Antony Julius Milton, OFM Cap.

Reverence was the fundamental virtue that accompanied Blessed Solanus in all his ministries to the poor and the sick. It is, in fact, the core virtue that led him on the path of holiness.

August 22, 2023
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The Parable of “Bazinga”

A stylized graphic resembling a comic book with the word "BAZINGA" in bold letters.

There you have it – a baptized equivalent of a Sheldon Cooper “bazinga,” the unexpected final twist that catches us off guard ambushes us with wisdom pulls the rug out from under our presumptions and delivers a considerable dose of humility to those who think they understand. It’s called a parable!

July 20, 2023
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When the Ordinary is Extraordinary

Solanus Casey Tomb

Here at the Solanus Casey Center stories of “miracles” or favors come to us so frequently that it’s sometimes easy to take for granted the wonderful favors God is granting to those who put their trust in His mercy.

July 18, 2023
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New Podcast Episode

Fr. Edward Foley, Capuchin, Vice Postulator of the Cause for Canonization of Blessed Solanus Casey

The latest episode #19 of “The Flowered Path” focuses on the life and spirtuality of Blessed Solanus Casey and features an in-depth interview with the Vice Postulator of the Cause for Canonization of Blessed Solanus Casey.

July 11, 2023
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Independence Day

Br. Robert Wotypka, OFM Cap.

The angel said to Mary, “Nothing will be impossible for God.” Let’s be thankful for the lessons Jesus teaches, let us share them, and let the love of Jesus, which comes to us in the Eucharist, carry on from this place to seek and to do God’s will, and may God’s will be done.

June 28, 2023
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Spectacularly Unspectacular

Fr. David Preuss, OFM Cap.

Our blessed brother in the Lord did not do spectacular things like founding a religious order, or preaching to thousands, or dying a martyr; no, he answered the door and treated the people who came in with love and respect.

June 16, 2023
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May Message from the Director

Solanus Casey Center Director Brother Steve Kropp stands in the atrium of the Solanus Casey Center.

Its hard to believe that the Easter season is behind us and we are back into Ordinary Time. During this Easter season, we welcomed the Risen Christ with great joy in our hearts: Hallelujah, Christ is risen, he is truly risen!

May 30, 2023
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Bloom where you’re planted

Summer photograph of the exterior of the Solanus Casey Center and the creation garden. Day lillies are in full bloom in the foreground. The garden appears lush and verdant.

“Bloom Where You’re Planted” was popularized in the 1970s. Recently, that maxim popped up in a conversation with a regular visitor at the Solanus Casey Center.

May 17, 2023
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Lily’s Story

A photograph of Lily who experienced a favor through the intercession of Blessed Solanus Casey

Lily was born with her right hip dislocated from the socket, and she was unable to walk. What happened when friends began praying for Blessed Solanus’ intercession?

May 16, 2023
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