• Friendship and food served up at Father Solanus’s soup kitchen

    Friendship and food served up at Father Solanus’s soup kitchen

    • Nov 19, 2017

    Capuchin Father Solanus Casey was beatified yesterday, and he would likely be gratified to see that his first soup kitchen in Detroit has expanded into several locations across the city. Today, the original Capuchin soup kitchen not only serves food, it also provides showers to those who need them, as well as social services. It is connected to a Capuchin-run urban farm, which provides much of the produce for the kitchen.

  • Father Solanus Casey beatified in Detroit, Pope Francis calls him “humble, faithful”

    Father Solanus Casey beatified in Detroit, Pope Francis calls him “humble, faithful”

    • Nov 19, 2017

    Tens of thousands of people attended the beatification Mass of Capuchin Father Solanus Casey on Saturday at a Detroit stadium. Italian Cardinal Angelo Amato read a letter from Pope Francis, who described Casey as a “humble, faithful disciple of Christ.” He was given the title of “Blessed.”

  • CLINIC ramps up training, education to better serve immigrants

    CLINIC ramps up training, education to better serve immigrants

    • Nov 18, 2017

    “Especially in times of increased dehumanizing immigrant rhetoric and hostile legislation from government officials toward the immigrant community, CLINIC’s mission to protect the rights and promote the dignity of immigrants guides the agency in its offerings of legal training, advocacy and public education efforts to its network of Catholic and community based immigration legal service providers,” Bishop Kevin W. Vann of Orange, California, chairman of the CLINIC board of directors, said.