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Your Franciscan Home

Capuchin Retreat is a center of Franciscan spirituality and retreat situated on 95 wooded acres in Washington Township, Michigan.

The Capuchin friars welcome you.

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Advent Prayer Walk

Beginning on December 8, join us for a prayer walk outside in the beautiful surroundings of the Capuchin Retreat Center. We will be walking the paved trail of the Stations of the Cross and utilizing Advent scripture, prayer, and songs. We will end at a bonfire and enjoy hot chocolate and snacks. Enjoy gazing at the stars as well as some special purple Advent lights!

Please dress for the weather and bring a flashlight.
All ages welcome!

Mass in the Chapel at Capuchin Retreat

Mass

Join the Capuchin Franciscans for Mass every Monday through Friday at 8:00 am. Note that there is no Sunday Mass offered at Capuchin Retreat at this time. We ask the faithful to worship at their home parish on Sundays.

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Contact Capuchin Retreat

Have questions? Need more information about our retreats and programs? We welcome you to contacts us via e-mail at info@capretreat.org.

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COVID-19

In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Capuchin Retreat is operating with a reduced capacity for in-person retreats and programs. The grounds of the retreat center are open to enjoy. We ask that those visiting the grounds check in at the front desk. In compliance with Michigan guidelines, face coverings are required to be worn in the Retreat House and at Mass, unless fully vaccinated.

Upcoming Programs

Event Nov 29

Mass

Join us for the Liturgy of the Eucharist every Monday through Saturday. Mass begins at 8:00 am. Following Mass, Capuchin friars are available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Event Nov 30

Mass

Join us for the Liturgy of the Eucharist every Monday through Saturday. Mass begins at 8:00 am. Following Mass, Capuchin friars are available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Event Dec 01

Mass

Join us for the Liturgy of the Eucharist every Monday through Saturday. Mass begins at 8:00 am. Following Mass, Capuchin friars are available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Recent Blog Posts

October 22, 2021
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I Want to See

The Gospel passage for the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Series B, is about the cure of a blind man, Bartimaeus. Despite his physical blindness…

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August 31, 2021
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Stay Awake!

In the Gospel for Thursday of the 21st Week, Jesus reminds us to “Stay awake, for you do not know on which day your Lord will come.”

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August 3, 2021
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Distractions

People who pray often get upset with themselves because they get distracted at prayer. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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July 28, 2021
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Kingdom of Heaven

In our Gospel passages for the 17th Week of Ordinary Time, there are many references to the “Kingdom of Heaven.”

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