Friars Minor Capuchin
Vocation Web page
Peter Banks, OFM Cap.
Old Mission Santa Inés, Solvang, CA
The Capuchin Franciscans follow St. Francis of Assisi as
brothers, living the Gospel in prayer, fraternity and
Through contemplative prayer, we witness to Jesus Christ,
Mary, the Blessed Mother, and the Church as a joyful
presence of hope and salvation to all—especially those
most in need. Our worldwide brotherhood spans 101 countries,
with 11,000 religious living in more than 1,800 communities.
Our work includes ministries in parishes, schools, hospital
and prison chaplaincies, retreat houses and historic
If you’re contemplating a vocation, we’d like to invite
you to learn what it really means to be a Capuchin brother
Attend one of our
Come and See
Come and experience contemplative prayer with Capuchin brothers and priests, reflect on the life of
St. Francis, and witness the sharing of vocation stories.
Schedule a one-on-one meeting
with our Vocation Director
Experience first hand our urban ministries
at St. Lawrence of Brindisi Parish in
Watts and St. Francis High School in
La Cañada Flintridge. Learn about Francis'
steadfast love for the poor, and more,
while on a personal tour with our
Vocation Director, Fr. Peter Banks, OFM Cap.
E-mail email@example.com or
call 805-686-4127 to arrange a meeting.