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Tag: St. Francis of Assisi

Carols with the Capuchins

Carols with the Capuchins

Celebrate Advent and the arrival of Christmas with scripture, prayer and song hosted by the Capuchin Franciscan friars of the Province of St. Joseph. We will mark the 800th anniversary of the first nativity scene, established by St. Francis in the town of Greccio, Italy.

November 6, 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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Advent Day of Reflection: St. Francis at Greccio at 800

Painting by Giotto depicting St. Francis places the child Jesus in the creche at Greccio.

We mark the 800th anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi’s celebration of Christmas, and the first appearance of a Christmas nativity scene, in the small Italian town of Greccio. Join us for an Advent Day of Reflection.

October 5, 2023
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Mass on the Feast of St. Francis

A detail of the oil painting by Caravaggio of St. Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy

Join us as we celebrate the Feast of our Holy Father Francis, the founder of the Franciscan Order. We will celebrate Mass at 4:30 p.m.

September 7, 2023
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Transitus of St. Francis of Assisi

Interior view of St. Bonaventure Chapel in Detroit looking toward the narthex.

Join us at St. Bonaventure Chapel as we celebrate the Transitus or “crossing over” of our Holy Father Francis of Assisi from his early life to eternal life, presented by the St. Bonaventure Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order. This prayer service takes place on the vigil of the Feast of St. Francis and includes music and prayers, and concludes with a distribution of almond cookies.

August 18, 2023
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