The Vocation Office hosted it's annual picnic for the Novice class 2019-20 at a local park in Solvang. The Cachuma Lake cruise which was part of the outing was cancelled due to high winds and rough waters. Hiking the lake area and viewing the Nature Center was offered by the park staff. It was a wonderful day!
Javier begins a great journey with the Capuchin Franciscan family!
Duy and Heherson, Novice class 2018-19. They shared photos of their Simple Vows with family and friends.
A welcome dinner for the incoming class of novices was held July 28th. 2019 at San Lorenzo Novitiate in Santa Ynez. The supporting community hosted a wonderful evening and everyone enjoyed meeting the new brothers
An outdoor Mass is celebrated at Circle "V" Camp in the Figueroa Mountains. Children from the inner city come for a week of spiritual and country experience. Counselors and supporters are present for guidance, sharing and love.
Br. Joe was visited by the new Novice class 2019-20. Br. Joe is considered the living saint at Atterdag Village. The staff loves him dearly!