Lady Poverty

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. When I’m out walking in our neighborhood in Chicago, people often stop me and ask me questions about the Capuchins...

Memento Mori

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. St. Francis of Assisi saw all of creation, including death, as a means of understanding and drawing closer to God. He wrote a beautiful poem called the “Canticle of the Creatures” in which he spoke of Brother Sun and Sister Moon and of how each gives praise to God through their mere existence...

What is Capuchin Formation?

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. Many of you know that I am in formation for the Capuchin Franciscan order, but maybe you don't know what that means. I'll take this chance to explain a little bit about it and to share with you what my vocational discernment looks like at this point in my life...

A Wiki Spirituality

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. I graduated from philosophical studies! One of the last courses that I took was an elective on public relations, in which I had to write a Wikipedia article. Here's a little about how this unexpectedly impacted my spiritual life...

The Discernment of St. Francis

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. We usually hear discernment applied to vocational discernment to the priesthood, to marriage, or to the consecrated life, but that's not really the whole story...

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