February 6, 2017, Detroit – In her monthly blog, Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit, reflects on her experience with a mother facing a cupboard empty of food for her family.
Last Friday, one of our mothers came visiting near the end of the day. After a brief conversation, she asked if I could help her with a few dollars for food as her cupboard was bare….” Not a drop of food in the house.”
Initially, I was frustrated with her for not planning better – especially for her two children at home. However, her statement was wrenching to me. Never In my life have I lived in a place without some food available. Never have I been without a drop of food available. Read more.
December 9, 2016, Detroit – At a time when people are bombarded with advertisements encouraging them to buy Christmas presents, Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, reflects on the joy and creativity of making gifts with one’s own hands. In her December blog, she notes the creativity of the children and their parents involved in the Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Rosa Parks Children and Youth Program. Read her blog here.