Tag: Father Solanus Casey

Religious brother strives to emulate fellow Franciscan

Religious brother strives to emulate fellow Franciscan

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

While in his early 20s living in a discernment house near Denver, Colorado, a friend’s picture of the bald-headed, bearded Capuchin Franciscan caught Brother Richardson’s attention. He soon came to revere Father Casey, who’ll be beatified Nov. 18 in Detroit.

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Soon-to-be Blessed Father Solanus Casey lived in Stillwater

Soon-to-be Blessed Father Solanus Casey lived in Stillwater

| Susan Klemond | November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Solanus Casey and two of his brothers made an unusual threesome as they walked together at the College St. Thomas in St. Paul in the summer of 1937: He and Father Maurice Casey wore brown Capuchin Franciscan habits while Father Edward Casey donned the black clerics of an archdiocesan priest.

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Father Solanus Casey’s remains exhumed, relics collected ahead of beatification Mass

Father Solanus Casey’s remains exhumed, relics collected ahead of beatification Mass

| Mike Stechschulte | August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The remains of Father Solanus Casey were exhumed Aug. 1 as part of the canonical process that precedes the saintly Capuchin Franciscan friar’s beatification Mass in November.

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