Recent Articles - Page 2

Newspaper articles featuring our ministries and Capuchin friars


Finally, a joyful holiday for recovering alcoholic
Detroit News – December 25, 2019
Documentary follows life of Capuchin Soup Kitchen founder Fr. Solanus Casey
Oakland Press – December 9, 2019
Solanus Casey's presence extends to Metro Detroit cemeteries
Detroit News - September 23, 2019
9 days of public prayers & masses will celebrate Blessed Solanus Casey
WZYZ Detroit - July 24, 2019
From Nigerian refugee to Capuchin priest: right where God needs him
Crux - May 25, 2019
Buddy's Pizza hosts annual "Slice for Life" fundraiser
The Oakland Press - April 16, 2019
‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church
Lakeland Observer - April 14, 2019
How big business is hedging against the apocalypse
The New York Times - April 11, 2019
Former St. Anthony’s hospital reopens as supportive housing development
Milwaukee Business News - March 15, 2019
Sixty units of new housing for Milwaukee's homeless unveiled today at the former St. Anthony's hospital
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel - March 15, 2019
Blessed Solanus Casey relic hosted at Grosse Pointe Farms parish
Detroit News - February 27, 2019
A guide to Milwaukee's food banks
OnMilwaukee - January 28, 2019
Divine Child Parish hosts Blessed Solanus Casey relic
Dearborn Press & Guide - January 22, 2019
We Energies gives $100,000 to Milwaukee warming shelters
BizTimes - Milwaukee Business News - January 22, 2019
Come in from the cold: Organizations assist Milwaukee's homeless during deep freeze
Catholic Herald - January 17, 2019
Bankole: A pilgrimage for healing in the new year
Detroit News - January 2, 2019


Detroit homeless court changes lives for its defendants
Model D Media - November 20, 2018
One year after beatification, Capuchins continue to make Blessed Solanus accessible to all
Detroit Catholic - November 20, 2018
St. Anthony Apartments Has First Tenants
Urban Milwaukee - November 10, 2018
Gesu hosts faith forum on homelessness, collects donations
MarquetteWire, November 6, 2018
House of Peace mural untouched for 25 years until recent revitalization
OnMilwaukee, November 5, 2018
Solanus Casey offers path to overcome pain for US Catholics
National Catholic Reporter, July 31, 2018

Blessed Solanus a ‘living parable’ for Detroit, archbishop says on first feast day
The Michigan Catholic, July 31, 2018

Detroit celebrates the first feast of the 'approachably holy' Blessed Solanus Casey
Catholic News Agency/EWTN, July 30, 2018
Solanus Casey Center expansion underway
Local filmmaker Keith Famie producing documentary on Father Solanus Casey
Gallery pays for art made by Milwaukee's underserved communities
Novena celebrates Casey's life of service
Novena marks first feast day for Detroit's Blessed Solanus Casey
Healed woman linked to Solanus Casey to visit Grosse Pointe Park church
Blessed Solanus relic gifted to diocese
Earthworks Urban Farm fuels Detroit soup kitchen
Stingl: Unlikely artist and video star is among the homeless remembered at St. Ben's ceremony
The man in the red eyeglasses: A family member is beatified
Capuchins' Run Walk for the Hungry Marks 13th Year
Buddy’s Pizza helps feed residents in need for last 40 years
Holiday hams, groceries distributed to Milwaukee families ahead of Easter
Shelving Inc. of Auburn Hills raises $32K for the Capuchin Ministries
Auctioning Art For Affordable Housing
Shepherd Express, March 14, 2018
11th annual ‘Chili Cha-Cha’ is another success
Hope by the Truckloads: Help Make a Difference in Metro Detroit
‘Homeless Court’ in Detroit offers relief to poor
Stingl: Couple donates art from a lifetime to pay for furnishing apartments for the homeless
Justice and peace directors work for transformation
Urban Spelunking: A look inside the old St. Anthony's Hospital
St. Lawrence Seminary Celebrates its Diverse Student Body

Sometimes, Our Plans are not God’s Plans
Sacred Heart to host annual Chili Cha Cha fundraiser in Dearborn


2017: The Year of Stanley and Solanus
Pilgrimage reverent, ‘very moving’ experience
Catholic Herald - December 29, 2017
Chuck Cmeyla is a valuable ‘Jack-of-all-trades’ volunteer!
Urban Milwaukee, December 27, 2017
Mitzvah Day volunteers work to help others
Blessed Solanus shows us that Jesus has won the victory
The Michigan Catholic, November 30, 2017
Why these NBA stars give back: Behind the scenes with the Bucks as they volunteer in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 22, 2017
Detroit, Caseys and Capuchins celebrate Blessed Solanus
National Catholic Reporter, November 21, 2017
Photos: Jabari Parker and the Bucks give thanks to the community
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 21, 2017
Friendship and food served up at Father Solanus’s soup kitchen
Crux, November 19, 2017
Why do some Catholics carry Father Solanus Casey badges?
Detroit Free Press, November 12, 2017
A time line of Father Solanus Casey
Detroit Free Press, November 12, 2017
Solanus Casey: An Example of Christian Rebuilding
National Catholic Register, November 12, 2017
Beatification of Father Solanus Casey draws 70,000 faithful Catholics to Detroit
Detroit Free Press, November 12, 2017
7 healing and evangelization tips from Fr. Solanus Casey
The Michigan Catholic, November 9, 2017
Detroit Catholics at 'fever pitch' over Beatification of Fr. Casey
National Catholic Reporter, November 8, 2017
Huge Turnout Expected for Beatification of Solanus Casey Nov. 18
National Catholic Register, November 7, 2017
Catholictv to broadcast Fr. Solanus Casey beatification mass
CatholicTV, November 7, 2017
Solanus Casey’s relatives marvel at his reputation for sanctity
Franciscan Media, November 7, 2017
Chicago's Heartland Housing plans more housing for Milwaukee's most vulnerable residents - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 4, 2017
Thanking God Ahead of time for the Beatification of Solanus Casey 
The Boston Pilot, November 3, 2017
Old St. Anthony's Hospital will be converted into supportive apartments
On Milwaukee, October 30, 2017
Healings, intercessions and compassionate counsel: Your stories of Fr. Solanus Casey
The Michigan Catholic, October 23, 2017
How to Pray to Fr. Solanus Casey for a Miracle
The Michigan Catholic, October 23, 2017
Five things to know about Blessed Solanus Casey
National Catholic Reporter, October 23, 2017
Churches as business incubators? In some Detroit neighborhoods, absolutely
Model D, October 17, 2017
Wisconsin native to be beatified
FOX 11 News, October 16, 2017
Miracles Happen: The Simple Witness of Solanus Casey
Franciscan Media, October 12, 2017
Historic Beatification Mass at Ford Field sold out
The Daily Tribune, October 11, 2017
Tickets for beatification of Father Solanus Casey free
The Detroit News, October 5, 2017
Free tickets for Father Solanus Casey beatification available Oct. 9
Detroit Free Press, October 5, 2017
Beatification Mass of Father Solanus Casey to take place at Ford Field
C and G News, September 29, 2017
Retired Appleton friar makes his own casket for $35
The Post-Crescent, September 27, 2017
Girl's birth connects her to Detroit candidate for sainthood
Traverse City Record-Eagle, September 17, 2017
Handmade: Healthy attitude warms the homeless
The Detroit News, September 14, 2017
Transformation Is Here — Capuchin Ministries of Detroit
The Crazy Wisdom Community Journal, September, 2017
Column: A piece of Stillwater’s ‘blessed’ history
Stillwater Gazette, September 7, 2017
New rector officially installed at St. Lawrence Seminary
Fond du Lac Reporter, September 3, 2017
Capuchins to host interfaith prayer service for peace
C&G Newspaper, September 2, 2017
Tickets for Father Solanus' beatification mass available Oct. 9
Macomb Daily, August 28, 2017
Tickets coming available for Detroit beatification Mass
The Detroit News, August 28, 2017
Tickets for Father Solanus Casey beatification go on sale Oct. 9
Detroit Free Press, August 28, 2017
Linton professes first vows
Superior Catholic Herald, August 12, 2017
Michael Crosby, reformer in boardrooms and basilicas, dies at 77
National Catholic Reporter, August 9, 2017
Local Jewish community tackles hunger
The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, August 8, 2017
Fr. Michael Crosby dies at 77
Superior Catholic Herald, August 8, 2017
Priest working for corporate responsibility dies at age 77
Crux, August 7, 2017
Once stillborn, local woman will take part in beatification of priest 
The Evangelist, August 3, 2017

Capuchin Soup Kitchen to host Benefit on the Bay
C&G Newspaper, July 26, 2017
“Extraordinary” New Film By Kids, For Kids Remembers Fr. Solanus Casey
National Catholic Register, July 17, 2017
Event to laud beatification of Father Solanus Casey
The Detroit News, July 15, 2017
‘Extraordinary’ movie about Fr. Solanus Casey premieres in Southfield
The Oakland Press, July 11, 2017
Becoming a saint: The remarkable journey of a Wisconsin farmboy
Macomb Daily, July 10, 2017
Sainthood Closer For Detroit Capuchin Priest, July 1, 2017

Film of Detroit's Venerable Father Solanus 
Downtown Monitor, June 29, 2017
Father Solanus Casey beatification set for November
CNA/EWTN News, June 27, 2017
Father Solanus Casey beatification set for November
Crux, June 27, 2017
Father Solanus Casey's beatification ceremony to be held Nov. 18 at Ford Field
WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit, June 27, 2017
‘Thank God ahead of time!’: The Faith of Father Solanus Casey
Denver Catholic, June 27, 2017
5 O'Clock Steakhouse Lakefront / Sprecher beer dinner benefits St. Ben's
On Milwaukee, June 21, 2017
Five O'Clock Steak House hosts the annual Legends Beer Dinner
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 21, 2017
Miracles of Birth
Tri-City times, June 21, 2017
Beer Events Brewing This Week: June 20-24
Milwaukee Magazine, June 20, 2017
Capuchin Friar Daniel Fox elected to Capuchin provincial council
Midland Daily News, June 17, 2017
Capuchin Ministries to host summer fundraiser
C&G Newspaper, June 14, 2017
Solanus Casey Center sees traffic surge after ‘blessed’ announcement
The Michigan Catholic, June 8, 2017
Documentary about Capuchin friar's work in Panama to hold Detroit premiere June 11
WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit, June 6, 2017
Catholic friar who spent time in Huntington nearly one step away from possible sainthood
The News-Sentinel, June 1, 2017
Holy Healer: The Remarkable Life of Father Solanus Casey
National Catholic Register, May 29, 2017
Solanus Casey Center to host fundraiser
C&G Newspaper, May 11, 2017
Capuchin Retreat to host 17th annual golf outing
Shelby Township Source Newspapers, May 5, 2017
BREAKING: Pope Francis announces Fr. Solanus Casey to be declared ‘blessed’
The Michigan Catholic, May 4, 2017
Detroit priest Solanus Casey one step closer to becoming a saint
Detroit Free Press, May 4, 2017
More Recent Articles
Pope beatifies Wisconsin-born Capuchin friar, one step from sainthood
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 4, 2017
Capuchins, Detroiters knew Fr. Solanus’ holiness all along
The Michigan Catholic, May 4, 2017
Solanus devotees continue the work of the porter
The Michigan Catholic, May 4, 2017
CTND to air specials on Fr. Solanus in coming weeks
The Michigan Catholic, May 4, 2017
Detroit's Fr. Solanus Casey beatified by Pope Francis
Pope Francis Beatifies Father Solanus Casey
Buddy's 'Slice for Life' event to benefit Capuchin Soup Kitchen
41st annual Buddy’s Slice for Life benefits Capuchin Soup Kitchen
CBS Radio Inc., April 24, 2017
Stingl: Budding poets offer words of hope at House of Peace
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 22, 2017
Divine Mercy Door
The Rhode Island Catholic, April 20, 2017
All-you-can-eat pizza helps the needy
Crain's Detroit Business, April 14, 2017
The 17 Epic Bakeries Of Detroit
Daily Detroit, April 10, 2017 
Capuchins in Detroit Forced to Cope Without Power for Nearly a Week
WDIV Local 4, March 14, 2017
St. Ben’s Renovation
Catholic Herald, March 13, 2017
Stuff the truck at Gordon Chevrolet
Hometown Life, February 24, 2017
Series to teach about the life of Father Solanus Casey
C&G Newspaper, February 22, 2017
Masses for sick to be held at St. Felix seek Casey intercession
Huntington County Tab, February 16, 2017
For Milwaukee friar, win vs. ExxonMobil is biggest since 'Joe Camel'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 11, 2017
Capuchins who lived with Fr. Solanus recall holy man, terrible violin player
The Michigan Catholic, February 9, 2017
I have always been Franciscan
Catholic Herald, February 9, 2017
Homeless man leaves drugs to become a Franciscan friar
Rome Reports, February 5, 2017
Church’s ‘Chili Cha Cha’ fundraiser heats up for charity
Press and Guide, January 31, 2017
Bocce with the Brothers 2017
DBusiness, January 24, 2017
Family of Venerable Solanus Casey share stories of great-uncle
Michigan Catholic, January 13, 2017
Life of Father Solanus Casey celebrated in Detroit
Detroit Free Press, January 7, 2017


On the Rise Bakery gives felons, addicts second chance
The Detroit News, December 17, 2016
Students help fight hunger locally while studying global impacts
C&G Newspapers, December 14, 2016
Community Feast
Milwaukee Magazine, December 12, 2016
The helping hand on Ninth Street
Marquette Wire, December 8, 2016
Freedom Hill to host ‘Donation Day' to assist the Capuchins this holiday season
Macomb Daily, December 5, 2016
Mattes joins Franciscan Capuchin Religious Order Postulancy Program
Ashland Daily Press, December 2, 2016
A Buck Donates Turkeys 
Catholic Herald, December 1, 2016
From gangs to God, Vera’s faith now guides him
The Compass, December 1, 2016
Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s urban farm to host open house
C & G Newspapers, November 30, 2016
Capuchin Soup Kitchen's Earthworks Urban Farm Announces Holiday Open House  
Downtown Monitor, November 29, 2016

Capuchins give back on Thanksgiving – and every day
Detroit News, November 24, 2016
Jabari Parkers Thanksgiving Dinner Donation
NBA, November 23, 2016
After Capuchin Soup Kitchen break-in, Ally Financial donates to replace stolen computers
WXYZ Detroit, November 16, 2016
Meeting the challenge
Ozaukee Press, November 9, 2016
Cumberland man enters Capuchin novitiate
Superior Catholic Herald, November 3, 2016
Jose Vera joins Franciscan Capuching postulancy program
Catholic New World, November 1, 2016
Archbishop: Very Positive Steps in Fr. Solanus' Beatification Cause
Ave Maria Radio, August 18, 2016
Ordination of Father Tien Dinh
The Harvest, July/August 2016
From shelves to soup: Brothers make money and give it away
Washington Native Professes First Vows As Capuchin
Blattner professes first vows 
Benefit on the Bay returns for 23rd year
Roncalli grad professes vows as Capuchin friar
59th Anniversary of the Death of Venerable Solanus Casey and Novena
Frigo marks 60 years as a Capuchin friar
Capuchins seek to capture video stories of Fr. Solanus
St. Johannes site of first Johnsburg church
Teens feeding the hungry one pizza slice at a time
Crain's Detroit Business, June 2, 2016
Peace of Pizza
Detroit Jewish News, May 20, 2016
Urban Plunge goes to Milwaukee
Cotter Chronicle, April 11, 2016
Solanus Casey, the Man Who Shed His Ego
Aleteia, May 3, 2016
Alexis Farmer: The real beneficiaries of community service
The Michigan Daily, March 30, 2016
Buddy's Slice for Life
Crain's Detroit Business, March, 25, 2016
The Solanus Casey Center to host annual wine tasting event March 19
WDIV Detroit Local 4, March, 14, 2016
Wining and dining will benefit Solanus Casey Center
C&G Newspapers, March 9, 2016
Area Parishes will host parish mission renewal
Portage County Gazette, February 12, 2016
Union Volunteers Paint and Repair St. Ben's Community Meal Hall
Milwaukee Labor Council, February 10, 2016
Chili Cha Cha Spices up January Evening
Press & Guide, February 04, 2016
Counting the Homeless
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 28, 2016
Father Ron and the ministries of Ss. Peter and Paul
Today's Catholic News, January 20, 2016
Doorway to a New Year
Catholic Standard, January 4, 2016

St. Lawrence Seminary High School Students Help Angel Tree Project
Tri-County News, January 3, 2016


Lions’ Moore lends a hand at Detroit soup kitchen
Detroit Free Press, December 25, 2015

The Capuchins to have a ball with bocce contest
C&G Newspapers, December 24, 2015

Stritch Assists Capuchin Community Services' Central City Children
Glendale NOW, December 22, 2015

St. Eugene's Parish Spreads Christmas Cheer to Milwaukee's Central City Families
Fox Point NOW, December 22, 2015

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Assists the Homeless
New Berlin NOW, December 22, 2015

St. Francis Borgia Parish Bring Christmas Joy to Milwaukee's Central City Kids
Mequon NOW, December 22, 2015

Franciscan custom held at St. Lawrence Seminary
Tri-County News, December 21, 2015

iDashboards Team Volunteers at Detroit Soup Kitchen for the Holidays
December 21, 2015

Donna’s Detroit: Soup kitchen kids learn Suzuki violin
The Detroit News, December 20, 2015

Opening Ourselves to God's Love, December 20, 2015

January's Bocce with the Brothers event benefits Capuchin Soup Kitchen
The Macomb Daily, December 16, 2015

St. Jude's Assists Milwaukee's Central City Families This Christmas Season
Wauwatosa Now, December 9, 2015

Families from St. Anthony's on the Lake Assist Milwaukee's Hungry
Waukesha Now, December 4, 2015

Mark Travel Helps Milwaukee's Poor This Holiday Season
Bayside Now, December 3, 2015

Toys Needed for Milwaukee's Central City Children
Greendale Now, December 4, 2015

Celani Family Foundation wraps up second Hunger Free in the D
The Macomb Daily, November 22, 2015

Usinger's Recognized at BizTimes Excellence in Business Awards
Biz Times, November 16, 2015

Dorn joins Franciscan friars
The Waunakee Tribune, November 6, 2015

Linton joins Capuchins
Catholic Herald, November 6, 2015

The Devotion of Father Solanus Casey
Catholic Exchange, November 5, 2015

Coalition rallies for Milwaukee ID card
The Wisconsin Gazette, November 3, 2015

Faith-based shareholder groups confront e-cigarette companies
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 29, 2015

Human Thread Campaign Sews Threads of Justice
Catholic Herald, October 29, 2015

Success: Fr. Gary Wegner serves the Capuchin Order
Fond du Lac Reporter, October 22, 2015
Dan and Amy Loepp to donate $100,000 at Capuchin Fundraiser
Michigan Chronicle, October 20, 2015
Milwaukee churches join effort to help mothers with risky pregnancies
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 7, 2015

St. Lawrence Seminary Observes Franciscan Tradition
Tri County, Oct. 4, 2015

Pope Francis and the 'culture of encounter'
Catholic Star Herald, September 24, 2015
Rubin: Inside the Capuchin closets, and a $1.25m donor
The Detroit News, September 14, 2015
A swift ascendance to life of faith
The Compass, September 9, 2015

St. Ben's Community Meal Labor Cookout
Milwaukee Area Labor Council, September 2, 2015
Holyland Heritage, Identity Grow
Catholic Herald, August 20, 2015
Benefit on the Bay has all the makings of a great fundraiser
Macomb Daily, August 20, 2015
Benefit on the Bay
Hour Detroit, August 18, 2015
Businessman bringing back Benefit on the Bay
More than 500 pack north side mass, vigil to plea for peace
Capuchin friars celebrate service anniversaries
Fond du Lac Reporter, July 20, 2015
Archbishop to help celebrate Holyland Catholic Parishes
Fond du Lac Reporter, July 18, 2015
Society: Souper celebration raises money for Capuchin
The Detroit News, July 13, 2015
Vegas in the D
Grosse Pointe News, July 2, 2015
The Surprising Case of Solanus Casey
The Word Among Us, July 2, 2015
2 St. Lawrence Seminary alumni ordained deacons
Tri-County News, June 21, 2015
Ahee Jewlers to host 'Viva Las Vegas' at Comerica Park
WDIV Local 4, June, 19, 2015

Capuchin Friar Visits Catholic East for Vocation Day
Shorewood Now, May 21, 2015
Spiritual direction, retreats are often Church’s ‘best-kept secret’
The Michigan Catholic, May 14, 2015

Capuchin Services Center to unveil revamped Free Choice Food Pantry Sunday
WXYZ Detroit, May, 17, 2015
Capuchin Services Center unveils free food pantry open house
WDIV Local 4, May, 14, 2015

Capuchins upgrade services center with ‘grocery store’ feel
The Michigan Catholic, May 1, 2015
Motown Soup serves up $100K to 20 charities
Advisor & Source Newspaper, April 27, 2015

Buddy's Pizza hosts 39th annual Slice of Life benefit to help Capuchin Soup Kitchen
WXYZ-TV Channel 7, April 10, 2015

Capuchins hope to flood Rome with letters promoting Ven. Solanus Casey
The Michigan Catholic, March 6, 2015

St. Lawrence banquet, events celebrates faith and commitment to Catholic education
Fond du Lac Reporter, January 23, 2015

Mother of Good Counsel Students Aid Milwaukee's Poor
Wauwatosa Now, January 19, 2015

Vickroy: SXU serves nonprofit some high-tech help