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Five Friars Make Solemn Vows

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Five Friars Make Solemn Vows

It was the promise of a lifetime – to live the Rule of St. Francis…forever. On August 18, Brothers Tommy Piolata, Ross Henley, David Domanski, Alex Hostoffer and Andrew Corriente made their perpetual profession in the presence of their families, friends and Capuchin...

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Bro. Tage Danielson

"I liked the prospect of following in the footsteps of St. Francis, who desired to love Jesus with all of his being, and to love all people as his brothers and sisters." I attended college at American University in Washington, DC. I am grateful that the priests and...

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Bro. David Domanski

"The vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience enable me to more fully answer the call to fraternity and ministry within our Catholic Church as a Capuchin friar." My journey into Capuchin religious life has been guided by many life experiences and encounters with...

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CORDS is a magazine that celebrates the life and ministry of the Capuchin friars. Published several times annually, the magazine contains feature articles about Capuchin impact, ministries, friars, and personal reflections.