Father Mike's Column

Father Mike's Column

Scraps Please!

As our new Franciscan Friary here in Durham emerges for three diverse ministries (Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, and Holy Cross Parish), we have been challenged to collapse what had been three houses (from the priests who previously staffed those ministries) into our one friary.  Obviously there is a fair amount of duplication of household items, and it took a few days to determine what we could use in the new house and what we would give to the poor (does one house really need 3 toasters????).  The challenge became determining what items would not in fact be accepted by the… Read More

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