Blessed Solanus Casey

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Solanus Casey. Courtesy of the Capuchin Province of St. Joseph.

The quirky Father Solanus: Squeaky violinist, tamer of bees

You’ve heard of Jesus’ multiplication of the loaves. But have you heard of Fr. Solanus Casey’s multiplication of the ice... Read more

Paula Medina Zárate, a Panamanian cured through Solanus Casey's intercession, at his beatification Nov. 18, 2017.

Faithful from near and far gather to celebrate Fr. Solanus, friend and healer

Usually, when Detroit’s Ford Field is filled with people, it’s because football fans are watching the Lions play another NFL... Read more

Blessed Solanus Casey Beatification at Ford Field in Detroit. Nov. 18, 2017.

Humble disciple, tireless servant: Solanus Casey beatified in Detroit

Detroit’s beloved Father Solanus Casey has been beatified, with Pope Francis calling him “a humble and faithful disciple of Christ,... Read more

Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Detroit.

Friendship and from-scratch food served up at Fr. Solanus’ soup kitchen

It’s a Franciscan custom to give food - even if that’s just a simple sandwich - to anyone who comes... Read more

Solanus Casey, CC 3.0 via Wikipedia.

Those close to the cause of Fr. Solanus Casey recall a humble, holy friar

Before a potential saint is beatified, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes.  Read more

Solanus Casey. Courtesy of the Capuchin Province of St. Joseph

Venerable Solanus Casey: the priest who answered the doorbell.

Venerable Solanus Casey, a Capuchin priest from Wisconsin, was humble before all else, said the postulator of his cause for... Read more

Venerable Solanus Casey, who will be beatified Nov. 18, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit.

Fr. Solanus Casey: the American priest who will be beatified next week

Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957, will be beatified at a Nov. 18 Mass in... Read more

Venerable Solanus Casey. (CC 3.0). Servant of God Nguyen Van Thuan.

Solanus Casey, Cardinal Van Thuan among those advanced toward sainthood

Pope Francis on Thursday approved decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints advancing the causes for canonization of... Read more