Who Do You Say That I Am?

Faith & Incarceration

A Guide

Who Do You Say That I Am? is an experiential resource for faith communities to explore wide ranging effects of Incarceration and to discern what our faith calls us to in response. This Lenten guide is accessible and crafted for use in your parish, organization, school or small faith community.

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Connect faith with “visiting the imprisoned”.

Experience a sense of solidarity with those affected by incarceration.

Discern local ways to become involved in ministry to those affected by incarceration.

Identify overarching trends in the US carceral system.

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We are excited to lift up artwork by those affected by incarceration. The intersection of art, marginalization, and healing is an intuitive interaction. We hope that the art of Derrick Quintero, his associates, and Mark Loughney is fruitful in your reflection on faith and incarceration.

Pyrrhic Defeat: A Visual Study Of Mass Incarceration
©Mark Loughney. All Rights Reserved.

“When my portrait project began in 2014 it didn't have a name or a clear direction. I started off drawing portraits of my fellow prisoners as gifts for their families, since cameras aren't allowed in prison and the portraits made for a unique gift to send home. I came up with the idea to collect them after one of my sitters realized he didn't have anyone left in his life to send the portrait home to."
Stations of the Cross
by Derrick Quintero & Associates

"This piece of art is a commentary on the continuing battle for our collective moral world view. It is a collaborative effort with several of my fellow artists, all of whom reside on Tennessee's death row. Not all are Christians, or even religious. Several chose to be anonymous. I asked my fellow community members to help me create this project to begin a conversation about what Justice looks like."
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Download this Powerpoint to facilitate this 3-session series in your community.

Join the CPMC Education committee to explore the practicalities of implementing this resource with your community.

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In this Town Hall discussion, the CPMC Education committee offers a brief overview of the program’s sessions followed by Q&A.

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