Capuchin Father Solanus Casey will be beatified on Saturday, November 18th at Fords Field in Detroit, Michigan
Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957, will be beatified at a Nov. 18 Mass in Detroit.
Who was Fr. Solanus Casey? Known for his great faith, attention to the sick, and ability as a spiritual counselor, he will be the second American-born male to be beatified.
The Capuchin Franciscan Friars Province of the Sacred Stigmata of St. Francis are a Roman Catholic religious order of priests and brothers who are inspired by the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi. In the spirit of St. Francis, we live a Gospel brotherhood embracing the message of Christ, living simply and committed to serving the poor. By working and praying together, we encourage each other to fully live the Gospel in the spirit and example of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Padre Pio, Father Solanus Casey and many other holy Friars, both past and present.
Our new Council was elected by the Friars at the 17th Provincial Chapter
Provincial Minister: Fr. Remo DiSalvatore, Vicar: Fr. Robert Williams, Council: Fr. Francisco Arredondo, Fr. Ronald Giannone, Fr. Robert Pérez
(left to right: Friars Ronald Giannone, Robert Perez, Remo DiSalvatore, Robert Williams, Francisco Arredondo)