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Tag: Blessed Solanus Casey

Independence Reconsidered

A highlight of the month of July in the USA is our celebration of Independence Day. This year, the 4th of July marks the 248th anniversary of our founders’ declaration that we would be free from the rule of…


July 3, 2024
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Solanus Casey Novena 2024

Blessed Solanus Casey, Detroit’s beloved Capuchin priest on the road to sainthood in the Catholic Church, will be remembered at the Solanus Casey Center with a nine-day novena beginning on July 22, culminating with the Feast of Solanus Casey on July 30.


June 7, 2024
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Make My Heart One with Your Love

In the small chapel behind the main church at Saint Bonaventure Monastery, which the Brothers call “the Choir”, there is an altar from the late 19th century which was handmade by Br. Lucius Fuchs…


June 6, 2024
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Feast Day of Blessed Solanus Casey

Join us as we celebrate the feast of our brother, Blessed Solanus Casey.


May 8, 2024
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Christ has Risen, He has Risen Indeed

Cave of Christ's Burial

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the central event of the Christian faith, celebrated joyfully year after year at Easter. There is no doubt about the historical reality of Jesus’ rising from the dead…


March 28, 2024
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Reflecting on Lent: A Journey of Purification and Grace

Photo of Br. Igor de Bliquy

As we embark upon the Lenten season, a time of profound spiritual renewal and preparation, the Preface for Lent offers a poignant reflection on the journey toward the Paschal Mystery.


February 26, 2024
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Mutual Hospitality

Colorized historic photo of Blessed Solanus Casey at a nativity scene in Detroit in 1944.

Mexican tradition has a beautiful celebration of hospitality. It is called Las Posadas which means (lodging, sheltering, or accommodation), in this case, it refers to the inn from the Nativity story.


December 6, 2023
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🗓️ Six years ago today…

Br. Josef Timmers and Br. Michael Sullivan accompany Paula Medina-Zarate to the sanctuary with a relic of Blessed Solanus Casey during the Beatification Mass at Ford Field on November 18, 2017.

Six years ago today, on the November 18, 2017, we celebrated the beatification of Father Solanus Casey. On that day, the spirit of the simple Capuchin Friar could be felt all around us.


November 18, 2023
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Father Solanus and the Eucharist

Fr. Larry Webber, OFM Cap.

We have heard and we know from our life’s experiences that trauma redeemed, as well as the Gospel spirit of poverty, are fundamental for understanding St Francis and his power in the world and in the history of the Church, as well as in his humble son Blessed Solanus


October 20, 2023
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Day of Reflection presented by the Father Solanus Guild

Father Solanus Guild Day of Reflection graphic with a photo of Blessed Solanus Casey and the date: October 19, 2023

Join us for a fall day of reflection at the Solanus Casey Center, presented by the Father Solanus Guild. Our presenter and preacher will be Fr. Larry Webber, OFM Cap.


September 1, 2023
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