Solanus Casey was an extremely humble Capuchin Franciscan friar who received countless visitors in his lifetime and listened attentively to their needs and desires. While his duties as a priest were confined to being a doorkeeper, his simple faith in God was able to bring about numerous miracles.
According to the Detroit Catholic, “While waiting to meet with other priests in the reception area, people shared their problems and sufferings with Fr. Solanus. He would listen and maybe ask a few questions, then pray with them. He might lay his hands upon them to bless them, use holy water, read prayers from a prayer book or a Scripture passage or give them second-class relics from a canonized saint.”