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 22, 2016, Detroit – Many people might think that those who live in poverty have a less joyous Christmas than those who have more money. But Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, works with children and mothers at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen to create Christmas gifts that are more meaningful than store-bought presents. Read her question and answer session with Dan Stockman, of The National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report.
URL of article: http://globalsistersreport.org/blog/q/ministry/q-sr-nancyann-turner-bringing-christmas-joy-all-regardless-income-43996