Sister Nancy Murray Portrays Catherine of Siena For Dominican Laity in Ponchatoula, Louisiana

February 13, 2017, Ponchatoula, Louisiana – The life and character of St. Catherine of Siena came to life for the Dominican Laity associated with the Southern Province. Sister Nancy Murray, OP, performed her one-woman portrayal of the Dominican mystic, reformer, and Doctor of the Church February 3 at Rosaryville Spirit-Life Center in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. In an interview with Judy Bergeron of The Advocate, Sister Nancy describes the life of St. Catherine of Siena, her own life, and her ministry of bringing St. Catherine to life. Read the article.

The Cupboard is Bare …

February 6, 2017, DetroitIn 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.



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