Fr. Erik Lenhart, OFM Cap. is a member of the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Mary. He ministers at Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries in Garrison, New York. His previous work includes parish ministry and teaching seminarians bioethics and homiletics. He has also written the first and only musical comedy about Pope Pius X.

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Solanus Casey offers path to overcome pain for US Catholics

Fr. Solanus Casey is an example of fearless mercy that breaks through the epidemic of isolation that has harmed many young Americans. His faith is a model for those struggling with suffering.                                         

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'Paul, Apostle of Christ' presents a compelling historical portrait

NCR Today: The first-century church and the formation of the New Testament are dramatized in an artistically strong film about St. Paul that's worthy of a widespread audience.

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Capuchin outreach program gathers college students for service, spirituality

NCR Today: Students from 13 different colleges gathered at Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries in Garrison, New York, for a week of prayer, community and service.

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'Three Billboards' is an American parable of anger

NCR Today: An anti-Advent tale, the movie "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" charges into the darkest corners of humanity.