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...

Touched by the Celibates

By Erich Wallace. I know the title of my blog is a little edgy with the sexual abuse scandal being a hot topic, but I thought it appropriate to share some experiences I have had in the recent months with some amazing celibate people and how they have affected me. I hope to show that celibacy for the Kingdom of God is not the source of scandal but is rather a beautiful giving of oneself to God and His Church with abandon...

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...

St. Francis: A Mission Received

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. When St. Francis had his conversion, most people thought he was CRAZY, including his own father. However, instead of being discouraged, he persevered in trusting the Lord and in following the specific call from Jesus in his life to draw ever nearer to God in the particular way planned for him...

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