Capuchin Soup Kitchen - Detroit, Michigan

Capuchin Soup Kitchen Blog

Feeding Bodies - Nourishing Spirits - Strengthening Communities

Thank you for joining us as we journey through life with our Capuchin Soup Kitchen guests, volunteers, and partners in ministry.  Often it's easy to forget that we each have a story to tell.  Our blog is to help remind all of us that each individual at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen is a gift from God and we have much to learn from one another.  To contact us about the blog email us here:

Blog entries will be posted weekly on Wednesdays. 

Father Perry and Br. Bob Malloy

Authors: Br. Jerry Smith and
Br. Bob Malloy

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Fred Says Thank You

“Fred” came in to say thank you for all the services offered by the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. He said that he recently missed church on Sunday because of family obligations. Then he missed the 12 step meeting and the prayer meeting at the soup kitchen.


Finding James A Home

I recently worked with a man in his 40’s who has been on the street for 12 years and wanted to find housing.  I’ll call him James.  He has a mental illness and has not been able to resume the work he had done in the past.  I took him to three places.


The Art of the Season Continues

Initially, this season the children made several beautiful winter paintings. Later, we made blizzard pictures and talked about the storms in our life. We even made snowflake designs focusing on the exquisite beauty of each individual snow flake.


Understanding Love

This morning at the soup kitchen prayer session, we focused on Matthew’s comment about loving not just those who love you but loving your enemies and those who harm you.  One very simple woman spoke up and said: “You can’t do it on your own…