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The creative vision of St. Francis at the soup kitchen


Buring this 90th year of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, I’ve been writing about the Franciscan traditions ad some of the key components of the coup kitchen history.

Jefferson House renovations completed

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Jefferson House, a program of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, recently completed a significant capital project with the replacement of 21 windows and repairing of exterior wood trim.

Welcome, Br. Faris and Br. Nick!

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Two young Capuchin friars, Br. Faris Najor and Br. Nicholas Blattner, have joined the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Welcome, Br. Faris and Br. Nick!

The Ending of Something Very Special


I can hardly believe it! After 20 years serving at the Rosa Parks Program of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, today is my last official day.

These 20 years of ministry at the Conner Kitchen have truly changed my life, broadened my vision, delighted my heart and given new depths to my soul. I have discovered much about poverty and racism.  I have learned to lament and to rejoice, to bless and to be blessed, to journey and to let go.  Even during times of struggle and grief at the kitchen, I know I have loved and embraced every day and each child.