Capuchins Release Book in Commemoration of 130 Years in Detroit

In commemoration of the Capuchins' 130th anniversary of serving Detroit, the Capuchins have released a compilation of photographs taken by Brother Leo Wollenweber, a beloved Detroit friar who served as the Vice Postulator for the Cause of Father Solanus' Canonization. I Remember….Photographic Memories of Brother Leo Wollenweber, ofm Capuchin, is a pictorial essay that demonstrates the simple lifestyle of the Capuchins and their simple joys. It demonstrates the path of a Capuchin friar is one of community and brotherhood.

The photographs span from the mid-1940s to the 1970s and take place in friaries located in Michigan, Wisconsin and Indiana.

The softcover book is 150 pages and can be purchased at the Solanus Casey Center’s gift shop for $18.95. If you wish the book to be shipped, please call 313.579.2100, ext. 147. A nominal handling/shipping charge will be added to orders that are shipped.

All proceeds of the book go directly to St. Bonaventure Monastery to aid the retired friars.



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