I was in prison and you visited me

Author: Fr. Paul Morrissey, OSA

Publication/Source: National Catholic Reporter

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Fr. Paul Morrissey, OSA shares a heartfelt reflection about a visit with an inmate in a Philadelphia prison who is spending thirty-days in solitary confinement. The reflection weaves together his own questions and thought process during and after the visit along with a letter written by the man’s mother. Both Fr. Morrissey’s and the mother’s words prompt the reader to consider the role that faith plays in the painful circumstances associated with crimes and prisons.

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