St Pio Friary Fr Nick and Bro Lombardo

St. Pio Friary opened in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Friday, February 1st.  Fr. Remo and Fr. Francisco joined Bro. Lombardo and Fr. Nick on Saturday where they met with Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami and other religious at a special Mass on the World Day of Consecrated Life and Jubiliarans at St. Mary Cathedral in Miami. The Archbishop welcomed the Capuchins in his homily.

Friars at St Mary Cathedral with St Pio Fr Nick and Bro Lombardo in front of St Prio Friary

Our brother, John LoSasso, was called home to the Lord peacefully in the early morning hours today, January 3rd.

Fr. John LoSasso


All will be held at Immaculate Conception Church in the Bronx, except for Interment

Monday, January 7, 2019
12:30pm Reception of the Body (Friars Only)
1:00-2:00pm Viewing for (Family and Friars only)
2:00-4:00pm and 6:30-9:00pm
7:30pm Wake Service

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
11:00am Mass of the Resurrection

Followed by Interment at:
St. Lawrence Friary
180 Sargent Avenue
Beacon, New York 12508

On Sunday, July 15, 2018, Alexander Santana and Michael Sharp began their postulancy program at Padre Pio Friary in Philadelphia. Please pray for them and all our men in formation.

2018 Postulants Santa and Sharp2018 Postulants Santana and Sharp 2

Br. Luis Investiture 04


On Sunday, July 22nd, we celebrated the investiture of Br. Luis Vallhonrat along with novices from other provinces.

Sr. Clara Maria 06

Sister Clara Maria Cuevas, Capuchin Poor Clare, made her Perpetual Profession of Vows of at Sacred Heart Oratory in Wilmington, DE. The main celebrant was Bishop W. Francis Malooly.


fr. Roberto G general

Today, September 3, at our International College 'San Lorenzo da Brindisi', the General Chapter of the Capuchin friars elected as General Minister of the Order Br. Roberto Genuin from the Province of Venice. The term of the election is six years.

General Council 2018

The new Minister General with his Council