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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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.

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Five things to know about Blessed Solanus Casey

NCR Today: On Nov. 18, more than 60,000 people in Detroit will celebrate as Capuchin Fr. Solanus Casey is beatified, taking the next step to becoming an American saint.

'Wonder Woman' rises above darker superhero films, but not violence itself

NCR Today: The inspiring film avoids dehumanizing, excessive violence, and comparing Diana's motivation with the theories of René Girard reveals a potential catechetical nugget.