Archive | July, 2014

Turning a painful past into a bright future

Walking into the Franciscan Center, Magdalene Forrester exudes positivity through her bright smile and warm demeanor. She hasn’t always been that way — Magdalene will be the first to point out — having overcome many struggles in her life including an abusive relationship, drug use, homelessness, and depression. However, without surviving the hard times, Magdalene […]

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A Franciscan Center love story!

When Rob and Laura Armstrong met in 2011, Rob was already volunteering every Tuesday evening at the Franciscan Center with a group of friends we call our “Veggie Choppers.” Rob introduced Laura to the Franciscan Center, and before long they had established a standing Tuesday evening date – chopping and preparing vegetables at the Center […]

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