Archive: September 2015

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Three candidates begin Postulancy!

  On the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary, on September 12th, we had the great joy of receiving three young men into the Postulancy program for the Provinces of the Capuchins in Ireland and Great Britain. Postulancy which formally begins with the giving of the Tau, (Franciscan Cross,) lasts a year and marks…

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Br. Paul O’Donovan RIP

Today we celebrate the funeral of our brother, Paul O’Donovan, who passed to the Lord earlier this week at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork; a Cork man born in Bandon, he was in his 72th year. Br Paul joined the Capuchin Order in Rochestown friary being received there on the 3rd October 1961. In 1962…

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Br James Ryan RIP

With sadness we regret to inform you that our brother, James Ryan has died; a Cork man born in Mitchelstown, he was in his 89th year. James joined the Capuchins in Rochestown, Co. Cork, on 31st October 1956.   He made first profession a year later and perpetual profession on 12th November 1960 in Ard Mhuire,…

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