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Welcome to Those Re-Entering Society
Welcome to Those Re-Entering SocietyI recently sat in a county courtroom for three hours. I am not sure exactly …March 31, 2020Viewblog
Dismas Ministry Celebrates 20 YearsFounded in 2000, by Ron Zeilinger, Dismas Ministry is a national, Catholic outreach to prisoners., March 2, 2020Viewother blog
Can you give a reason for your Hope?
Can you give a reason for your Hope?In addition to being able to explain our own hope, we need to be equipped …January 27, 2020Viewblog
Am I Called to Accompany Another Touched by the Carceral or Detention System?
Am I Called to Accompany Another Touched by the Carceral or Detention System?https://youtu.be/RROnBOaMqso What do I need to know to start accompanying people affected by incarceration or …April 9, 2024Viewtown-halls
The Impact of a Prison Minister
The Impact of a Prison MinisterThe Impact of a Prison Minister I was asked to write about a person who …April 2, 2024Viewblog
“Risen!”Risen Easter Sunday Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series of Lenten reflections, “The …March 29, 2024Viewblog
Mary, Mother of Captives
Mary, Mother of Captives, Prayer & RitualMarch 26, 2024Viewprayers-reflections artworkprayer-ritual
Online Child Protection Legislation
Online Child Protection Legislationhttps://youtu.be/ycYy8MkbK80 Marilyn Zigmund Luke, Director of Advocacy at the Alliance to End Human Trafficking shares …March 26, 2024Viewtown-halls
“Gethsemane”Gethsemane Palm Sunday Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series of Lenten reflections, “The …March 20, 2024Viewblog
Spiritual Direction
Spiritual Directionhttps://youtu.be/s6jwEaDdjSw Join CPMC for an important conversation about spiritual direction with Sr. Barbara Quinn and …Education & Formation, SpiritualityMarch 19, 2024Viewwebinarseduactionformation spirituality
“New Life”New Life 5th Sunday of Lent Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series of …March 13, 2024Viewblog
Sewing & Growing a Different Future
Sewing & Growing a Different Futurehttps://youtu.be/nPUjbRBkdMM Join Sr. Rita Mary Harwood, Patrick Gareau (Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland), Warden Stephen …March 11, 2024Viewtown-halls
“His Handiwork”His Handiwork 4th Sunday of Lent Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series of …March 6, 2024Viewblog
“His Temple”His Temple 3rd Sunday of Lent Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series of …February 28, 2024Viewblog
“Threads of Gold”Threads of Gold 2nd Sunday of Lent Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series …February 21, 2024Viewblog
Centering Prayerhttps://youtu.be/y8Z9G0mZFsc Join CPMC in conversation with Rev. Hampton Deck, D.Min, a representative from Contemplative Outreach, to …February 15, 2024Viewwebinars
“Here and Now”Here and Now 1st Sunday of Lent Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series …February 14, 2024Viewblog
The Mustard Seed – Lenten ReflectionsDear Companions on Our Lenten Journey,   Please accept and join us as we reflect …February 7, 2024Viewblog
“The Dot”The Dot Written by Brittany Holberg, as part of a series of Lenten reflections, “The Mustard …February 7, 2024Viewblog
Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita
Feast of St. Josephine Bakhitahttps://youtu.be/o4IXLO77z8c Join CPMC for a town hall marking the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita with …February 2, 2024Viewtown-halls
Going Digital: Accessing Materials on Facility Tablets
Going Digital: Accessing Materials on Facility TabletsDo you have digital materials you would like to make accessible to people who are …January 31, 2024Viewblog
Religious Liberties
Religious Libertieshttps://youtu.be/nnfLGnUrJKw Join CPMC for an important conversation focused on religious liberties and the rights of …January 31, 2024Viewtown-halls
Alternatives to Sentencing
Alternatives to SentencingWe invite you into a conversation on alternatives to sentencing with Fr. Larry Dowling, pastor …Advocacy & Reform, Community, Families, Victims, Restorative JusticeJanuary 22, 2024Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform community-families-victims restorative-justice
A New Beginning
A New Beginninghttps://youtu.be/MiDl-S-4NLI Join us for a conversation about reimagining our approach to reentry ministry with three …January 16, 2024Viewtown-halls
Resilience & Trauma Informed Care
Resilience & Trauma Informed Carehttps://youtu.be/ETBbAEarm_0 We invite you to a conversation about the importance of resilience and trauma-informed care …Education & Formation, Systemic Issues, TraumaDecember 18, 2023Viewwebinarseduactionformation systemic-issues trauma
A Pilgrimage of Dignity: A Reflection on the Feast of Our Lady of GuadalupeA Pilgrimage of Dignity:A Reflection on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe I grew …December 11, 2023Viewblog
Immigration Legislation
Immigration Legislationhttps://youtu.be/KvQnGtXBhUc This CPMC Advocacy Network town hall will explore immigration legislation through a presentation by …November 22, 2023Viewtown-halls
Rituales y Comunión servicios en prisión
Rituales y Comunión servicios en prisiónhttps://youtu.be/CZWZRXtPORo Únase a CPMC para conversar con el P. George Williams, SJ y el P. …Accompaniment, Community, Families, Victims, Grief, SpiritualityNovember 13, 2023Viewwebinarsaccompaniment community-families-victims grief spirituality
Rituals & Communion Services in Prison
Rituals & Communion Services in Prisonhttps://youtu.be/12OsVwK0NVo Join CPMC for a conversation with Fr. George Williams, SJ, and Fr. Paul Morrissey, …Accompaniment, Community, Families, Victims, Grief, SpiritualityNovember 13, 2023Viewwebinarsaccompaniment community-families-victims grief spirituality
A Window to the “Outside World”
A Window to the “Outside World”by Bobby Ehnow, Ph.D. Diocese of San Diego We can all accompany our incarcerated citizens …Conference: Restored by CompassionNovember 8, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Guided by the Holy Spirit: Caring for the Incarcerated & Detained
Guided by the Holy Spirit: Caring for the Incarcerated & Detainedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wsq60WObKsg Join CPMC for a conversation with Bishop Emeritus Felipe de Jesús Estévez and Bellah …November 8, 2023Viewtown-halls
The Difference Between Waiting and Awaiting
The Difference Between Waiting and AwaitingThe Difference Between Waiting and Awaiting Gaudete Sunday, which takes its name from the Latin …November 6, 2023Viewblog
The Lord Is with You
The Lord Is with YouThe Lord Is with You On this Fourth Sunday of Advent, this final day of …November 6, 2023Viewblog
God, the Center of Existence
God, the Center of ExistenceGod, the Center of Existence A few months ago, I visited a retreat center with …November 6, 2023Viewblog
2023 Advent Reflections
2023 Advent ReflectionsCPMC 2023 Advent Reflections We invite you to join CPMC as we reflect and pray …November 1, 2023Viewblog
Prepare
PreparePrepare The wedding is still a few months away. Although so much planning has gone …October 31, 2023Viewblog
Go Pay Him a Visit
Go Pay Him a VisitGo Pay Him a Visit You can see the face of Jesus Christ. I know …October 30, 2023Viewblog
Guiados por el Espíritu Santo: Cuidar a los encarcelados y detenidos
Guiados por el Espíritu Santo: Cuidar a los encarcelados y detenidoshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb7F1Du2u0o El obispo emérito Felipe de Jesús Estévez y Bellah Edmiston compartirán ideas sobre lo …October 27, 2023Viewtown-halls
Reconciliation, Justice, the Philadelphia Eagles
Reconciliation, Justice, the Philadelphia Eaglesby Julia Tully Villanova M.A. in Theology & Ministry Jesus had a living, breathing, incarcerated …Conference: Restored by CompassionOctober 24, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Human Trafficking Advocacy
Human Trafficking Advocacyhttps://youtu.be/quuGtfUiepw Join us for a presentation by Marilyn Zigmund Luke, Director of Advocacy for the …October 23, 2023Viewtown-halls
Catholic Imagination for a World Beyond Prison
Catholic Imagination for a World Beyond PrisonWhat if we were building a system from scratch –– how would we imagine holding …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social Teaching, SpiritualityOctober 17, 2023Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching spirituality
You Are The Light
You Are The Lightby Brittany Holberg Texas Women’s Death Row I do not want to spoil the story …Conference: Restored by CompassionOctober 12, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Quentin Blue: Music Ministry in Prison
Quentin Blue: Music Ministry in Prisonhttps://youtu.be/Hpw4bW8HobQ This town hall explores the power of music in prisons as we welcome men …October 11, 2023Viewwebinars
Teach Me, Jesus (An Inmate's Prayer)
Teach Me, Jesus (An Inmate’s Prayer)Teach Me, Jesus (An Inmate’s Prayer) Teach me, Jesus, to love all men, Both friend …October 10, 2023Viewblog
Light Row
Light Rowby Sisters of Mary Morning Star Two years ago, Deacon Ronnie knocked at the door …Conference: Restored by CompassionOctober 4, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
From Prison to Peacemaker: Felix Rosado's Restorative Justice Transformation
From Prison to Peacemaker: Felix Rosado’s Restorative Justice TransformationFrom Prison to Peacemaker: Felix Rosado’s Restorative Justice Transformation From our partners at Catholic Mobilizing …September 26, 2023Viewblog
Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act
Federal Death Penalty Abolition ActThis CPMC Advocacy Network town hall features a presentation by Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, Executive Director …September 25, 2023Viewtown-halls
Grounded for the work ahead
Grounded for the work aheadby Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, MTS Catholic Mobilizing Network Those who come into contact with the …Conference: Restored by CompassionSeptember 25, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Mike Gutierrez
Ética y Límites para Ministroshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7eHhRLxGKQ Únase a nosotros para una presentación del pastor y psicoterapeuta clínico P. Stan Bosch, …Accompaniment, Education & FormationSeptember 21, 2023Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation
Ethics & Boundaries for Ministers
Ethics & Boundaries for Ministershttps://youtu.be/CyWHblB-YHU Join CPMC for a presentation by pastor and clinical psychotherapist Fr. Stan Bosch, S.T., …Accompaniment, Education & FormationSeptember 20, 2023Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation
The peace I’ve experienced hearing confessions in prison
The peace I’ve experienced hearing confessions in prisonThe Peace I’ve Experienced Hearing Confessions in Prison “The two of us, he in his …September 19, 2023Viewblog
Pastoral Presence to Incarcerated & Staff
Pastoral Presence to Incarcerated & Staffhttps://youtu.be/UPJQmj1feI4 Fr. Harry Dean, former Texas Catholic prison chaplain, shares about about pastoral accompaniment to …September 13, 2023Viewtown-halls
Joseph Mapp
Different workings but the same Godby Jack Pachuta Iconographer “Deacon Ronnie Lastovica has been visiting women on death row in …Conference: Restored by CompassionSeptember 7, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
arms gathered in a circle
Wherever two or more are gathered…by Jarrod Kinkley Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition Many Dioceses and organizations are gathering their ministers …Conference: Restored by CompassionSeptember 5, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Human Trafficking ResourcesHuman Trafficking Resources Human trafficking is a threat to human dignity and can occur in …September 3, 2023Viewin-depth-study
Getting Real
Getting RealGetting Real An excerpt from Jake’s personal essay: “Whenever I hear stories from the people …August 29, 2023Viewblog
Everything's Gonna Be All Right
Everything’s Gonna Be All RightEverything’s Gonna Be All Right I grew up bad. Man, I was bad. I knew …August 22, 2023Viewblog
Federal Prison Oversight Act
Federal Prison Oversight Acthttps://youtu.be/EZVLmNSBuak CPMC is excited to again host an Advocacy Network Panel discussion, led by David …August 3, 2023Viewtown-halls
healing, oil
Why Prison Ministry?by Brittany Holberg Texas Women’s Death Row You have a battlefield every time you step …Conference: Restored by CompassionAugust 1, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Ministry from the Grassroots & Grasstops
Ministry from the Grassroots & Grasstopsby Jayna Hoffacker Archdiocese of Atlanta The revolution of tenderness must begin with ministering to …Conference: Restored by CompassionJuly 25, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
Whose dignity anyway?
Whose dignity anyway?by Doug Sandvig Order of Malta We profess to believe in the dignity of all …Conference: Restored by CompassionJuly 19, 2023Viewblogconference-restored-by-compassion
¿Por qué Ministrar en Español?
¿Por qué Ministrar en Español?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHOmBV4js_E Guiado por el Obispo Auxiliar Mario Avilés de la Diócesis de Brownsville y Helder …Accompaniment, Education & Formation, SpiritualityJuly 17, 2023Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation spirituality
Accompanying a Man on Death Row
Accompanying a Man on Death RowAccompanying a Man on Death Row Catholic News Agency presents a narrative about accompanying a man …July 11, 2023Viewblog
Human Trafficking: Focus on Juveniles
Human Trafficking: Focus on Juvenileshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0UXVuYV3ic CPMC invites you to a conversation with Felicitas Brugo Onetti, Anti-Trafficking Education and Outreach …July 7, 2023Viewtown-halls
How to Show God's Love
How to Show God’s LoveHow to Show God’s Love The judge just sentenced me to five years in prison.I’m …July 4, 2023Viewblog
Immigrationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBVd363QCA4 CPMC invites you to a discussion about immigration, led by David Spicer, JD, Senior Policy …June 28, 2023Viewtown-halls
Seventy Times Seven: Forgiving Their Mother's Murderer
Seventy Times Seven: Forgiving Their Mother’s MurdererJune 27, 2023Viewblog
Who do you meet when you go to jail?
Who do you meet when you go to jail?Who do you meet when you go to jail? Northwest Catholic presents an essay by …June 20, 2023Viewblog
Quality Catholic Materials on Paper and Tablets
Quality Catholic Materials on Paper and Tabletshttps://youtu.be/FMizijKkq98 Join CPMC for a webinar focused on quality Catholic materials offered by some of …Education & FormationJune 16, 2023Viewwebinarseduactionformation
Now I Know Who I Am
Now I Know Who I AmNow I Know Who I Am I never thought I was a criminal. And I didn’t …June 13, 2023Viewblog
Supporting Fatherhood
Supporting Fatherhoodhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QZA1nEKz2A CPMC welcomes Norman Goldston of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Hartford in Connecticut, …June 12, 2023Viewtown-halls
Prayer & Work on Death Row
Prayer & Work on Death RowThe followers of Jesus in the early Church modeled how to live in relationship, with …June 6, 2023Viewblog
Those Guerrilla Women Spoke of Love
Those Guerrilla Women Spoke of LoveThose Guerrilla Women Spoke of Love L’Osservatore Romano presents a story by Sr. Ilaria Buonriposi, …May 30, 2023Viewblog
Ministry on California's Death Row
Ministry on California’s Death RowMinistry on California’s Death Row I lift the Blessed Sacrament for the men inside the …May 24, 2023Viewblog
Solitary Confinement
Solitary ConfinementJoin CPMC in a discussion about solitary confinement with Rev. Ron Stief of the National …May 19, 2023Viewtown-halls
I Had It All
I Had It AllDear Friends, I had it all for a long time. Or so I thought. I …May 16, 2023Viewblog
Psychological & Spiritual Needs of Correctional Staff
Psychological & Spiritual Needs of Correctional StaffCPMC welcomes you to a conversation with Dr. Caterina Spinaris and Daria Mayotte of Desert …Behavioral Health, Ministry to Carceral Personnel, SpiritualityMay 12, 2023Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health ministry-to-carceral-personnel spirituality
Where Every Day Is Mother's Day
Where Every Day Is Mother’s DayMay 9, 2023Viewblog
The 7 Habits on the Inside
The 7 Habits on the InsideCPMC welcomes Jeff Carney of FranklinCovey as he presents about the “7 Habits on the …May 5, 2023Viewtown-halls
Whose Sheep?
Whose Sheep?Whose Sheep? How we can mirror the Good Shepherd in response to the realities of …May 1, 2023Viewblog
Advocacy Policy Issue: SNAP/TANF Felony Drug Conviction Ban
Advocacy Policy Issue: SNAP/TANF Felony Drug Conviction Banhttps://youtu.be/fLx56qYYKDo CPMC welcomes Grant Smith and Hanna Sharif-Kazemi of the Drug Policy Alliance, along with Ingrid …April 28, 2023Viewtown-halls
A Broad Overview of Human Trafficking
A Broad Overview of Human Traffickinghttps://youtu.be/2kCkRHdYlEY Join CPMC for a broad overview of human trafficking with Felicitas Brugo Onetti, Anti-Trafficking …Catholic Social Teaching, Human TraffickingApril 21, 2023Viewwebinarscatholic-social-teaching human-trafficking
Support for Children with an Incarcerated Mother
Support for Children with an Incarcerated MotherJoin CPMC for a presentation by Pat Chambers Daly and Christina Illenberg of Hour Children, …April 15, 2023Viewtown-halls
A Lenten Reflection on AccompanimentA Lenten Reflection on Accompaniment As they led him away, they seized a man, Simon …April 3, 2023Viewblog
Impact of Federal, State, & Local Policy
Impact of Federal, State, & Local PolicyAt this CPMC Advocacy Network Town Hall, Jeff Caruso (VA Catholic Conference), Ingrid Delgado (USCCB), …March 20, 2023Viewtown-halls
Creating Community in Re-Entry Ministry & Among Families
Creating Community in Re-Entry Ministry & Among Familieshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbMDz3ESRPg Join CPMC for a conversation with Bruce Noddin (Maine Prisoner Re-Entry Network) and Rev. …March 10, 2023Viewtown-halls
Intersections of Juvenile Ministry
Intersections of Juvenile MinistryFr. Stan Bosch, S.T., is a practicing psychotherapist, prison minister, pastor of St. Raphael Church …Behavioral Health, Community, Families, Victims, Juvenile Ministry, TraumaMarch 8, 2023Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health community-families-victims juvenile trauma
Advocating for the Common Good in a Polarized Culture
Advocating for the Common Good in a Polarized CultureCPMC is excited to host Sammy Perez and David Jimenez of Prison Fellowship, along with …February 27, 2023Viewtown-halls
Youth Empowerment Services
Youth Empowerment ServicesFebruary 3, 2023Viewtown-halls
Advocacy Network Panel
Advocacy Network PanelJoin CPMC for a presentation by four talented panelists who are representatives of national Catholic …Advocacy & Reform, Education & FormationJanuary 20, 2023Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform eduactionformation
The Cycle of Control & Ending Sexual Abuse in Confinement
The Cycle of Control & Ending Sexual Abuse in ConfinementIf someone tells you they have been sexually abused in detention, do you know what …January 16, 2023Viewtown-halls
Why Ministry?
Why Ministry?In this town hall event, join Sr. Misty Garriga, CDP, and Sr. Susan Van Baalen, …December 28, 2022Viewtown-halls
A Creative Way to Address Grief
A Creative Way to Address GriefIn this webinar, Sr. Annie Killian, OP, a post-doctoral fellow in the Public Humanities at …Accompaniment, Catholic Social Teaching, Education & Formation, SpiritualityDecember 13, 2022Viewwebinarsaccompaniment catholic-social-teaching eduactionformation spirituality
Supporting Children with Incarcerated Parents
Supporting Children with Incarcerated ParentsPlease join us for this town hall with Project Avary, an organization that helps children …December 5, 2022Viewtown-halls
Healing After Abortion
Healing After AbortionThe causes and effects of abortion are steeped in various forms of trauma. As ministers …November 18, 2022Viewtown-halls
The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice
The Spiritual Work of Racial JusticeJoin CPMC for a presentation by Dr. Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ about racism, including a discussion …Education & Formation, Racism, SpiritualityNovember 17, 2022Viewwebinarseduactionformation racism spirituality
Holding Still Update
Holding Still UpdateNovember 4, 2022Viewtown-halls
Incarceration & Developmental Disorders (Part 3 of 3)
Incarceration & Developmental Disorders (Part 3 of 3)October 28, 2022Viewtown-halls
Incarceration & Developmental Disorders (Part 2 of 3)
Incarceration & Developmental Disorders (Part 2 of 3)Deacon Larry Sutton, PhD, presents a town hall in this series on developmental disorders. He …October 21, 2022Viewtown-halls
Reconocer la dignidad de la vida en las personas traumatizadas
Reconocer la dignidad de la vida en las personas traumatizadasPadre Stan Bosch es un psicoterapeuta en ejercicio, ministro de prisiones, pastor de la iglesia …Accompaniment, Behavioral Health, Juvenile Ministry, TraumaOctober 17, 2022Viewwebinarsaccompaniment behavioral-health juvenile trauma
Recognizing the Dignity of Life in the Traumatized & Broken
Recognizing the Dignity of Life in the Traumatized & BrokenFr. Stan Bosch, S.T., is a practicing psychotherapist, prison minister, pastor of St. Raphael Church …Accompaniment, Behavioral Health, Juvenile Ministry, TraumaOctober 17, 2022Viewwebinarsaccompaniment behavioral-health juvenile trauma
Understanding Trauma Through the River of Cruelty Model
Understanding Trauma Through the River of Cruelty ModelAudra Fullerton, Program Director of the Peaceful Families Program at the Family Peace Initiative, and …October 11, 2022Viewtown-halls
Remembering Archbishop Fiorenza: A Reflection by CPMC Executive Coordinator Karen CliftonArchbishop Fiorenza walked with the oppressed and loved the underdog in any fight. With so …October 3, 2022Viewblog
Developmental Disabilities & Incarceration (Programa en español)https://youtu.be/x_JTveClx9Y Las personas con discapacidades del desarrollo son encarceladas a un ritmo mayor que las …October 3, 2022Viewwebinars
Ministry to Officers
Ministry to OfficersJoin us for a discussion with Deacon George Kain, former secretary of the Connecticut Board …October 2, 2022Viewtown-halls
Entrepreneurship: Passing On Your Experience
Entrepreneurship: Passing On Your ExperienceIn his second career as Executive Director of JUST of DuPage, Michael Beary passes on …September 30, 2022Viewtown-halls
Incarceration & Developmental Disorders (Part 1 of 3)
Incarceration & Developmental Disorders (Part 1 of 3)People with developmental disabilities are incarcerated at a high rate than people without developmental disabilities. …Behavioral Health, Education & Formation, Juvenile MinistrySeptember 20, 2022Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health eduactionformation juvenile
Walls of Our Heart (Programa en español)
Walls of Our Heart (Programa en español)Únase a la CPMC para una discusión sobre las realidades de la inmigración, la detención …September 11, 2022Viewtown-halls
Walls of Our Hearts: Breaking Open a Ministerial Understanding of Immigration
Walls of Our Hearts: Breaking Open a Ministerial Understanding of ImmigrationJoin CPMC for a discussion about the realities of immigration, detention, and what a ministerial …September 1, 2022Viewtown-halls
Profiles in Catholicism: Human Trafficking
Profiles in Catholicism: Human TraffickingHuman Trafficking, TraumaAugust 3, 2022Viewotherhuman-trafficking trauma
Community Reentry Network
Community Reentry NetworkChristopher Houston, National Faith-Based Reentry Coordinator for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, will present about …ReentryJuly 21, 2022Viewtown-hallsreentry
Chaplaincy in a Women's Prison
Chaplaincy in a Women’s PrisonSarah Jobe is the Chaplain at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women and the …Accompaniment, Community, Families, Victims, Education & Formation, WomenJuly 14, 2022Viewwebinarsaccompaniment community-families-victims eduactionformation women
Jail cells with the doors closed at a histororic idaho prison
Positioning Catholic Ministries as ‘First Stop’ Upon ReleaseChicago’s Kolbe House Jail Ministry is located three blocks from the nation’s third largest US …June 20, 2022Viewtown-halls
Ministering to Families of Incarceration
Ministering to Families of IncarcerationJoyce Dixson-Haskett, a formerly trafficked/incarcerated person and sought-after author and clinical social worker, discusses her …Community, Families, Victims, Human Trafficking, Trauma, WomenJune 14, 2022Viewwebinarscommunity-families-victims human-trafficking trauma women
Curt's Café: Holistic Supports for Re-Entry
Curt’s Café: Holistic Supports for Re-EntryJoin CPMC for a discussion of holistic supports for youth re-entry with Angelina Alfaro, Alexis …June 2, 2022Viewtown-halls
Non-Violent Communication
Non-Violent CommunicationJoin CPMC for a presentation by John Paul of Heart to Heart. Heart to Heart …May 19, 2022Viewtown-halls
Accompaniment of the Whole Person: A Psychosocial & Educational Approach
Accompaniment of the Whole Person: A Psychosocial & Educational ApproachJoin us for a presentation about how educational programs can accompany Catholic ministry. Kolbe House …Behavioral Health, Ministry to Carceral Personnel, Reentry, Restorative JusticeMay 11, 2022Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health ministry-to-carceral-personnel reentry restorative-justice
Art for Personal & Communal Healing
Art for Personal & Communal HealingKolbe House ministers will share the pathway for healing and insight through art. Sr. Angele …May 6, 2022Viewtown-halls
Prison Fellowship Angel Tree
Prison Fellowship Angel TreeJoin CPMC for a presentation about how parishes and communities can support families impacted by …April 29, 2022Viewtown-halls
Sharing Synodal Feedback
Sharing Synodal FeedbackJoin CPMC for a follow-up discussion about submitting the information you gathered for the Synod …April 21, 2022Viewtown-halls
Violence, Incarceration, & Ministry
Violence, Incarceration, & MinistryJoin us for a presentation on interpersonal violence and how to address this issue in …Accompaniment, Community, Families, Victims, Restorative Justice, TraumaApril 21, 2022Viewwebinarsaccompaniment community-families-victims restorative-justice trauma
Women in Prison
Women in PrisonJoin CPMC for a conversation about the issues women face while incarcerated. Sr. Donna Liette of Precious Blood …, Ministry ModelsApril 8, 2022Viewother town-hallsministry-models
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Re-Entry: The Francisco HomesThis Town Hall explores The Francisco Homes program, which provides re-entry support and transitional housing services …ReentryMarch 20, 2022Viewtown-hallsreentry
Prayer & Sacred Story
Prayer & Sacred StoryJoin us for this discussion of prayer and the concept of Sacred Story with Fr. …Accompaniment, SpiritualityMarch 10, 2022Viewwebinarsaccompaniment spirituality
The Spiritual Exercises While Incarcerated
The Spiritual Exercises While IncarceratedWe invite you to learn about using the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises in your ministry through …Ministry ModelsMarch 5, 2022Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Synod on Synodality
Synod on SynodalitySynod on Synodality We are all companions on the journey together. The Synod on Synodality …February 27, 2022Viewblog
The Spirituality of Accompaniment
The Spirituality of AccompanimentIn anticipation of Lent, join us for a conversation with Fr. Dustin Feddon (Joseph House) …ReentryFebruary 21, 2022Viewtown-hallsreentry
Human Trafficking
Human Traffickinghttps://youtu.be/tikNhjlH-nw Listen to a conversation about how to recognize trafficking within prisons, within the newly …Human Trafficking, Trauma, WomenFebruary 10, 2022Viewwebinarshuman-trafficking trauma women
How to Accompany: Human Trafficking
How to Accompany: Human TraffickingDeacon Frank DiGirolamo (Archdiocese of Seattle) shares what he is doing in the area of …Ministry ModelsFebruary 3, 2022Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Synodal Listening Session for Re-Entry Ministers
Synodal Listening Session for Re-Entry MinistersJoin Erica Cohen Moore, Executive Director of the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, and Joe …Ministry ModelsJanuary 21, 2022Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Who Do You Say That I Am?
Who Do You Say That I Am?As people of faith we are called to center the margins, reaching out to and …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social Teaching, Restorative JusticeJanuary 13, 2022Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching restorative-justice
Synodal Listening Session for Correctional Ministers
Synodal Listening Session for Correctional MinistersJoin Erica Cohen Moore, Executive Director of the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, and Joe …Ministry ModelsJanuary 6, 2022Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Accompanying Former Gang Members
Accompanying Former Gang MembersJoin us for a discussion about work at the intersection of gangs, re-entry services, and …December 19, 2021Viewtown-halls
Accompanying Correctional Staff in Ministry
Accompanying Correctional Staff in MinistrySr. Van Baalen O.P., PhD, a Dominican Sister and retired Chief Chaplain of the Federal …Accompaniment, Ministry to Carceral PersonnelDecember 8, 2021Viewwebinarsaccompaniment ministry-to-carceral-personnel
Opening Wide Our Hearts: A Conversation on Racism
Opening Wide Our Hearts: A Conversation on RacismJoin us for a discussion on the rippling effects of racism. Our guest speaker is Zuri Davis, a criminal …Ministry ModelsDecember 6, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Joe Cotton and Altimont Mark Wilks at Ignatian Family Teach-in For Justice
Joe Cotton and Altimont Mark Wilks at Ignatian Family Teach-in For JusticeHear from a correctional chaplain and a formerly incarcerated person on the impact of Catholic jail …December 2, 2021Viewtown-halls
Juvenile Detention Mentoring: A Model for Campus Ministries
Juvenile Detention Mentoring: A Model for Campus MinistriesLearn about a mentor model that connects college students with juvenile detainees, an important encounter …December 2, 2021Viewtown-halls
Ministering to First Nations Affected by Incarceration
Ministering to First Nations Affected by IncarcerationWebinar on how to minister to our First Nations brothers and sisters impacted by incarceration. …Community, Families, Victims, Education & Formation, Juvenile MinistryNovember 16, 2021Viewwebinarscommunity-families-victims eduactionformation juvenile
Applying Restorative Justice: Practices of Encounter
Applying Restorative Justice: Practices of EncounterRestorative justice is a philosophy or approach to harm that focuses on repairing relationships and …Ministry ModelsNovember 4, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Implementing Centering Prayer: A Follow-up Conversation
Implementing Centering Prayer: A Follow-up ConversationThis Town Hall is a follow-up conversation to Holding Still. Join Ray Leonardini (Prison Contemplative …October 28, 2021Viewtown-halls
Anti-Racism is a Pro-Life Issue
Anti-Racism is a Pro-Life IssueJoin us for a conversation about how in order to be fully pro-life we must …Education & Formation, RacismOctober 13, 2021Viewwebinarseduactionformation racism
Using Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone in Your Ministry
Using Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone in Your MinistryJoin us as Fr. James Martin shares his profound thoughts on prayer and how to …Ministry ModelsOctober 7, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Catholic LGBTQ+ Ministry: Accompanying and Welcoming LGBTQ+ Persons
Catholic LGBTQ+ Ministry: Accompanying and Welcoming LGBTQ+ PersonsLGBTQ+ persons are incarcerated at a disproportionately high rate. Join us for an important conversation …September 24, 2021Viewtown-halls
Behavioral Health: How to Engage
Behavioral Health: How to EngageUnderstanding behavioral health challenges is imperative for ministering to those affected by incarceration. Join us …Accompaniment, Behavioral HealthSeptember 9, 2021Viewwebinarsaccompaniment behavioral-health
Human Trafficking & Incarceration
Human Trafficking & IncarcerationJoin us for a conversation with the US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking. Learn why …Ministry ModelsSeptember 8, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
The Legal Challenges Facing Immigrant Detainees
The Legal Challenges Facing Immigrant DetaineesImmigrant detainees face legal challenges and pressures that are unique to the immigration detention experience. …Accompaniment, Immigration DetentionAugust 20, 2021Viewwebinarsaccompaniment immigration-detention
Spotlight: Jack Pachuta
Spotlight: Jack PachutaWe’d like to share with you the amaizng art and iconography of Jack Pachuta. A …August 16, 2021Viewblog
Spotlight: The Office of Prison Ministry in the Archdiocese of Portland
Spotlight: The Office of Prison Ministry in the Archdiocese of PortlandThe Office of Prison Ministry in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon has for some …August 3, 2021Viewblog
Immersion: A Point of Re-entry
Immersion: A Point of Re-entryJoin us for a conversation with the Immersion program directors. This program serves returning citizens …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Restorative Justice Ministry (with Catholic Extension)
Restorative Justice Ministry (with Catholic Extension)Join us for a conversation about Catholic Extension’s work in restorative justice ministry. Their program, …Ministry ModelsJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Education & Re-Entry
Education & Re-EntryEach third Thursday of the month CPMC and the NACC will be hosting town halls …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Juvenile Detention Ministry
Juvenile Detention MinistryOn any given day, over 48,000 youth in the United States are confined in facilities …July 26, 2021Viewtown-halls
The Holidays & COVID 19: Ministering to the Detained & Imprisoned
The Holidays & COVID 19: Ministering to the Detained & ImprisonedThe difficulty of ministering during COVID-19 is made more evident during the holidays. Join us …Ministry ModelsJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Transitioning Home
Transitioning HomeCPMC’s monthly town hall to discuss topics in re-entry work. For any questions, please email: …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Ministerial Trauma
Ministerial TraumaEach third Thursday of the month CPMC and the NACC will be hosting town halls …July 26, 2021Viewtown-halls
Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Sharing Best Practices and Lessons LearnedEach third Thursday of the month CPMC and the NACC will be hosting town halls …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Racism and Mass Incarceration
Racism and Mass IncarcerationFor any questions, please email: info@catholicprisonministries.orgMinistry ModelsJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
A Catholic Retreat Behind Bars: Kolbe Prison Ministries
A Catholic Retreat Behind Bars: Kolbe Prison Ministrieshttps://youtu.be/DnIsFA_R7N4 The Kolbe Prison Retreat is similar to an ACTS retreat that is offered by …Ministry ModelsJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
One Parish, One Prisoner
One Parish, One PrisonerMonthly Town Hall on Re-Entry Ministry. Joe Cotton, Diocese of Seattle, presents on the One …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Addressing Racism: Gospel Witness
Addressing Racism: Gospel WitnessOur town hall conversation between Gloria Purvis and Dustin Feddon. For any questions, please email: …Ministry ModelsJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Gatekeepers: Business of Living Inside Outside
Gatekeepers: Business of Living Inside OutsideGatekeepers is an organization whose mission is to motivate, empower, and encourage ex-offenders. Click here …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Confronting & Healing: Ministerial Witness to Racism
Confronting & Healing: Ministerial Witness to Racismhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoxqoOAMQ3R_bIZOPVIVQuw/videos For any questions, please email: info@catholicprisonministries.orgReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Y.E.S. (Youth Empowerment Services) - Catholic Charities - Santa Clarita County
Y.E.S. (Youth Empowerment Services) – Catholic Charities – Santa Clarita CountyEach third Thursday of the month CPMC and the NACC will be hosting town halls …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Community Partnership for Transition Solutions
Community Partnership for Transition SolutionsCPTS comprises a group of over 40 partners that work with justice involved individuals released …ReentryJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsreentry
Alternatives to Violence: Transform Conflict
Alternatives to Violence: Transform ConflictJoin us for a conversation with the Alternatives to Violence Project. AVP-USA is an association …Ministry ModelsJuly 26, 2021Viewtown-hallsministry-models
Behavioral Health: An Overview
Behavioral Health: An OverviewOne in five Americans are touched by behavioral health challenges and those who are affected …Behavioral Health, TraumaJuly 22, 2021Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health trauma
Nuances of Juvenile Ministry
Nuances of Juvenile MinistryOn any given day, over 48,000 youth in the United States are confined in facilities …Accompaniment, Juvenile Ministry, SpiritualityJune 11, 2021Viewwebinarsaccompaniment juvenile spirituality
A New Way of Life
A New Way of LifeA New Way of Life is an organization that advances multi-dimensional solutions to the effects …May 27, 2021Viewtown-halls
Women & Re-Entry
Women & Re-EntryFormerly incarcerated women face unique obstacles during re-entry. Inspired by her thirteen years as a …Reentry, WomenMay 13, 2021Viewwebinarsreentry women
Jail & Prison Ministry - The Differences
Jail & Prison Ministry – The DifferencesWhile people tend to lump both jail ministry and prison ministry together, in reality there …Education & FormationApril 23, 2021Viewwebinarseduactionformation
Lent: A Time for Reflection
Lent: A Time for ReflectionThe season of Lent is a time when we are called to simplify, pray, and …Education & Formation, SpiritualityMarch 25, 2021Viewwebinarseduactionformation spirituality
Trauma Informed Care
Trauma Informed CareFr. Ragan Shriver, PsyD, presenter, discusses practical and spiritual dimensions of ministry for those affected …Behavioral Health, TraumaFebruary 18, 2021Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health trauma
Black Women and Criminal (In)justice
Black Women and Criminal (In)justiceGeorgetown University (Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life) In June 2020, the killing …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social Teaching, RacismFebruary 10, 2021Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching racism
Addressing Racism: A Time for Gospel Courage
Addressing Racism: A Time for Gospel Couragehttps://youtu.be/hu02pt1BTPE A CPMC webinar with Dr. Chris Pramuk of Regis University. Dr. Pramuk leads a …Catholic Social Teaching, RacismJanuary 15, 2021Viewwebinarscatholic-social-teaching racism
Intercultural Competence and Prison Ministry
Intercultural Competence and Prison MinistryPeople from all walks of life and religious traditions are affected by incarceration and detention. …Accompaniment, Education & Formation, SpiritualityNovember 24, 2020Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation spirituality
Catholic Social Teaching, Incarceration, Implications for a Culture of Life
Catholic Social Teaching, Incarceration, Implications for a Culture of Lifehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOx3Hg7ehOMOctober 2020 Webinar Catholic Social Teaching is based on and inseparable from our understanding of a …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social Teaching, RacismOctober 14, 2020Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching racism
Best Catechetical Materials for Prison & Detention Ministry
Best Catechetical Materials for Prison & Detention MinistryIdentifying relevant material of good quality for faith formation in the incarceration setting poses unique …Education & FormationSeptember 23, 2020Viewwebinarseduactionformation
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Worshipping & Praying with the IncarceratedPrayer and worship while experiencing incarceration are unique experiences. Sister Kathryn Huber, OSB and Fr. …Education & Formation, Spirituality, WomenAugust 31, 2020Viewwebinarseduactionformation spirituality women
Litany of Nonviolence
Litany of NonviolenceProvident God, aware of our own brokenness, we ask the gift of courage to identify …August 25, 2020Viewblog
Respecting & Working Together with Other Faiths
Respecting & Working Together with Other FaithsNavigating faith with those affected by incarceration is especially challenging. Join the conversation as Heather …SpiritualityAugust 6, 2020Viewwebinarsspirituality
Ministering to Immigration Detainees during COVID-19 Pandemic
Ministering to Immigration Detainees during COVID-19 Pandemichttps://youtu.be/Yds9JDHhwRk In this session, Fr. Richard Sotelo, SJ, the chaplain for the Department of Homeland …Accompaniment, Immigration Detention, Ministry to Carceral PersonnelJune 19, 2020Viewwebinarsaccompaniment immigration-detention ministry-to-carceral-personnel
Grief, Loss, Transitions in a Correctional Ministries
Grief, Loss, Transitions in a Correctional MinistriesIn this session Chaplain Catalina Conneally-Salazar and Deacon P. Christopher Schwartz share practical suggestions for …Accompaniment, Grief, TraumaJune 11, 2020Viewwebinarsaccompaniment grief trauma
Out of the Tomb, a Condemned Man
Out of the Tomb, a Condemned ManBy Fr. Dustin Feddon, PhD,  Executive Director of Joseph House     Being released from either …April 20, 2020Viewblog
Social Distance Ministry
Social Distance MinistryIn prison, the mystery of the cross is often portrayed with an image of three …April 13, 2020Viewblog
Walking a Mile in Their Shoes
Walking a Mile in Their ShoesHow can we use this time to bond with “our brothers in white”? The  COVID-19  …April 9, 2020Viewblog
COVID-19 Ministry
Prison & Jail Ministry During COVID-19Fr. George Williams, SJ leads a discussion on the ministerial response to the COVID-19 panademic …OtherApril 6, 2020Viewwebinarsother
Ministering to Returning Citizens
Ministering to Returning Citizenshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdqILau3xAI&t=270s The effects of incarceration reach beyond the time of confinement. Upon being released from …Community, Families, Victims, ReentryApril 3, 2020Viewwebinarscommunity-families-victims reentry
Healing and Forgiveness - Ministering to Incarcerated Juveniles
Healing and Forgiveness – Ministering to Incarcerated JuvenilesAmong the populations affected by incarceration juveniles can  easily fall through the cracks of the …Catholic Social Teaching, Juvenile Ministry, SpiritualityMarch 19, 2020Viewwebinarscatholic-social-teaching juvenile spirituality
Critical Facts about Ministering to Sex Offenders, the Mentally Ill, and the Addicted
Critical Facts about Ministering to Sex Offenders, the Mentally Ill, and the AddictedOften times in our ministry we walk with individuals whose stories are more complicated than …Behavioral Health, Community, Families, Victims, ReentryMarch 4, 2020Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health community-families-victims reentry
The Universal ChurchI was blessed to go to prison on New Year’s Eve. There was an open …January 13, 2020Viewblog
Pursuing Christ in 2020Last August, I visited the A-yard and C-yard chapels in New Folsom State Prison in …January 1, 2020Viewblog
Ministering to the Incarcerated During the Holidays
Ministering to the Incarcerated During the HolidaysThe Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons are typically the most difficult time of the calendar …Accompaniment, Community, Families, Victims, Grief, Ministry to Carceral PersonnelDecember 19, 2019Viewwebinarsaccompaniment community-families-victims grief ministry-to-carceral-personnel
The Gift of Prison MinistryAs I stood behind the altar last Sunday night at Mass at the prison, I …December 16, 2019Viewblog
Why we need the Holy Spirit’s gift of understandingThis article explains that the gift of understanding offered by the Holy Spirit asks Christians …December 12, 2019Viewarticles
How Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition Works for You
How Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition Works for YouThis webinar presents an overview of the CPMC website and offers instructions for how to …Education & FormationNovember 20, 2019Viewwebinarseduactionformation
Witnessing for Life in the Face of Death Row
Witnessing for Life in the Face of Death RowIn honor of October’s Respect Life Month, this webinar will offer humanizing stories of individuals …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social TeachingOctober 25, 2019Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching
When a Loved One is in Prison, Part 2When someone comes out of prison, what can the Church do to help them pick …October 16, 2019Viewpodcast
‘I Won’t Hurt You’: Meeting Christ in a Padded CellHow might one share the love of Christ and connect with a person whose crime …October 15, 2019Viewarticles
World Day Against the Death PenaltyThe U.S. is sadly unique among developed Western countries in that we still regularly execute …October 11, 2019Viewpodcast
How a Prison Play Goes on TourThirty male prisoners from Sterling Correctional Facility in Colorado performed a production of “One Flew …October 11, 2019Viewarticles
When a Loved One is in Prison, Part OneFamily members of persons who are incarcerated encounter suffering for multiple reasons including physical separation. …October 1, 2019Viewpodcast
Restorative Justice with People Impacted by Incarceration
Restorative Justice with People Impacted by IncarcerationThis webinar examines restorative justice as both a philosophy and practice built on repairing relationships …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social Teaching, Restorative JusticeSeptember 18, 2019Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching restorative-justice
Life without parole is not a solution to crime pope saysThis article summarizes key points from an audience that Pope Francis had with members of …September 16, 2019Viewarticles
California bans private prison – including Ice detention centersAssembly Bill 32 (AB-32) is expected to bring a major halt to the private prison …September 12, 2019Viewarticles
I was in prison and you visited meFr. Paul Morrissey, OSA shares a heartfelt reflection about a visit with an inmate in …August 27, 2019Viewarticles
Webinars - Events
Re-entry: Working to Create a Culture of Encounter and HospitalityThis webinar discusses the critical importance of providing effective re-entry programs for incarcerated persons who …Community, Families, Victims, Reentry, WomenJuly 19, 2019Viewwebinarscommunity-families-victims reentry women
Cyntoia Brown and how the U.S. criminal justice system fails black women and girlsAt the age of 16, Cyntonia Brown was charged as an adult and convicted of …June 26, 2019Viewarticles
Grief and Bereavement
Grief and BereavementThis webinar looks at grief and bereavement and how one can pastorally and compassionately respond …Accompaniment, GriefJune 5, 2019Viewwebinarsaccompaniment grief
Immigration Detention Ministry
Immigration Detention MinistryThis webinar begins with an overview of the history of immigrant detention systems and facilities …Advocacy & Reform, Catholic Social Teaching, Immigration DetentionMay 23, 2019Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform catholic-social-teaching immigration-detention
After Serving 13 Years For A Murder He Didn’t Commit, Hassan Bennett Got Better Counsel: HimselfIn this NPR “Here & Now” interview, host Robin Young speaks with Hassan Bennett of …May 20, 2019Viewpodcast
Recruiting Volunteers to Ministry
Recruiting Volunteers to MinistryThis webinar considers four key concepts for working with prison ministry volunteers including planning, recruiting, …Accompaniment, Education & FormationApril 11, 2019Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation
Solitary Confinement: Inhumane, Ineffective, and WastefulThe use of solitary confinement is widely considered ineffective and inhumane.  This informative report explains …April 4, 2019Viewarticles
Can Justice Demand Prison Abolition?This article brings Catholic teaching into dialogue with the intentions and the effects of imprisonment …March 12, 2019Viewarticles
Basics of Empathic Listening for Pastoral Care Ministry​
Basics of Empathic Listening for Pastoral Care Ministry​This webinar explores the art of empathic listening including how one can develop and practice …Accompaniment, Education & FormationMarch 5, 2019Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation
The wisdom of ‘The Work’: self-discovery inside a prison’s wallsCatholic prison chaplains know well that their ministry is not restricted to inmates who identify …March 2, 2019Viewarticles
Stories of Re-entry After Incarceration
Stories of Re-entry After IncarcerationThis video was recorded at the 2018 National Catholic Prison Ministry Conference held October 12-13 …Reentry, TraumaDecember 12, 2018Viewwebinarsreentry trauma
Outdoor Fence Detail of Sharp Barbwire Installation. Security and Protection Concept
Recognizing Trauma in the PrisonerThis webinar examines different causes and symptoms of trauma, especially trauma associated with incarceration.  It …Advocacy & Reform, Behavioral Health, TraumaNovember 27, 2018Viewwebinarsadvocacy-reform behavioral-health trauma
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Ministrando a los afectados por el crimen y el encarcelamientoThis webinar is in Spanish and discusses the significance of identifying and supporting all persons …Accompaniment, Community, Families, VictimsOctober 23, 2018Viewwebinarsaccompaniment community-families-victims
Maintaining Resilience in Prison Ministry
Maintaining Resilience in Prison MinistryThis webinar focuses on the physical and mental health impacts that working and serving in …Behavioral Health, Ministry to Carceral Personnel, Spirituality, TraumaSeptember 18, 2018Viewwebinarsbehavioral-health ministry-to-carceral-personnel spirituality trauma
Dismas Ministry and Sharing Resources
Dismas Ministry and Sharing ResourcesThis webinar tells the story of Dismas Ministry, which seeks to provide numerous Catholic faith …SpiritualityAugust 22, 2018Viewwebinarsspirituality
Ministry of Accompaniment: What is needed?
Ministry of Accompaniment: What is needed?This webinar addresses the importance of suitable Catholic formation programs to prepare and sustain persons …Accompaniment, Education & Formation, Ministry to Carceral PersonnelJuly 31, 2018Viewwebinarsaccompaniment eduactionformation ministry-to-carceral-personnel
Ministry to the Incarcerated in the Era of Pope Francis
Ministry to the Incarcerated in the Era of Pope FrancisThis webinar offers an overview of Catholic correctional ministries in the U.S. and the state …Accompaniment, Catholic Social Teaching, Education & FormationJune 27, 2018Viewwebinarsaccompaniment catholic-social-teaching eduactionformation
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on her Catholic faith and the urgency of criminal justice reformThis article speaks to the urgency of criminal justice reform in the U.S. and key …June 27, 2018Viewarticles
The Numbers Don’t Speak for Themselves: Racial Disparities and the Persistence of Inequality in the Criminal Justice SystemThis study contends and supports that “exposure to extreme (statistical) disparities can cause people to …May 3, 2018Viewarticles
The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and ConsequencesThe U.S. has the largest per capita prison population in the world and houses over …April 1, 2014Viewarticles

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