Upcoming Events

Weekly Bible Study Fridays

Fridays (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Solanus Casey Center, 1780 Mount Elliott Street, Detroit, MI 48207

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Simple Service Saturdays for Young Adults

3rd Saturday every month,
Location: 1780 Mount Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207

9 AM Mass with the Capuchin friars, followed by a service opportunity. Concludes at Noon with a simple lunch. Space is limited for this free event.

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Jubilees of Profession of Vows and First Profession of Vows

On Friday, July 20, 4pm, please join us as we celebrate the first vows of our brothers, Baudry Metangmo and Jose Vera at St. Lawrence Seminary, the founding site of the Capuchin Franciscans in North America. We will also celebrate the various milestone jubilees of our senior friars as well. Discerners, candidates, Capuchin supporters, and family of our brothers are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP by July 12 at 5 PM CST. 

First-Ever Feast of Blessed Solanus Casey

Father Solanus Casey (1870-1957), whom Pope Francis declared “blessed” last year, will be remembered on the first-ever celebration of his feast day on July 30, 2018. To mark the historic occasion, the Capuchin friars will hold a nine-day series of prayers (July 22-30), called a novena, and Masses at the Solanus Casey Center leading up to the Feast. Each day of the nine-day novena prayer focuses on a particular area of Blessed Solanus Casey’s life and ministry.

Perpetual Vows

On Friday, August 10, 4pm, please join us as we celebrate the Solemn Perpetual Profession of Vows of our brothers, Anthony Kote-Witah and Julius Milton, at the Solanus Casey Center in the St. Bonaventure Monastery Chapel. 

Discerners, candidates, Capuchin supporters, and family of our brothers are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP by July 26 at 6 PM EST.  

Diaconate & Presbyteral Ordinations

Please join us as we celebrate the Diaconate Ordination of our brother, Anthony Kote-Witah, and the Priesthood Ordination of our brother, Vito Martinez. The celebration will take place at the Solanus Casey Center, in the St. Bonaventure Monastery Chapel. Discerners, candidates, Capuchin supporters, and family of our brothers are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP by July 26 at 6 PM EST.  

25th Annual Benefit on the Bay

Enjoy a beautiful evening on Friday, August 24, at MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair. 100% of the event’s proceeds benefit the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Jay Towers, from Fox 2 News and 100.3 WNIC, will again serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies. The event will feature entertainment from Doug Simonsen and a live band from 10pm to midnight. Also, the Capuchin Soup Kitchen Choir will be performing during dinner! There will be live auction items plus the silent auction. Popular speed artist, Dave Santia, will be creating portraits as a live auction item. 

Motown Review

Get ready for a night of Classic Detroit grooves. Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship on Friday, September 14 at 6:30pm, benefiting the Solanus Casey Center. Be entertained by Cafagna Arts, presenting The Motown Story. Your ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres (provided by Vertical Detroit), beer and wine. Early Bird tickets are $60, and tickets after August 20, 2018 are $70. 

Capuchin Night Out

Come play the original Fowling football bowling pin game at Capuchin Night Out! The 3rd annual Capuchin Night Out will be held at the Fowling Warehouse on Thursday, September 27 at 6 PM. This is a fun opportunity for young professionals to connect with the Capuchin Soup Kitchen and other young professionals.

Save the date! More details to come in late summer. 

Hunger Free in the D

The 5th annual Hunger Free in the D is presented by the Celani Family Foundation and News/Talk 760 WJR. This fundraising initiative supports the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, which is one of three charities who are benefiting from the fundraising. 

Be sure to tune in to Talk 760 WJR on Monday, November 19!

46th SOCK (Support Our Capuchin Kitchen) Dinner

The 46th annual SOCK (Support Our Capuchin Kitchen) dinner will be held at Cobo Center’s Grand Riverview Ballroom, Friday, November 30, 5:30-9 PM. Save the date! More details to come in late summer.