Podcasts

CPMC is committed to collecting and sharing the best resources available that can assist those involved in the various ministries serving people affected by incarceration. On this page, you will find podcasts that address topics and issues related to prison and jail ministry, restorative justice, criminal justice advocacy, and reentry. 

We encourage you submit a resource such as a podcast that you find helpful and would like to share. Through the collaborative effort of sharing resources, we educate, support and empower each other as well as those discerning a call to minister to persons affected by incarceration. 

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When a Loved One is in Prison, Part 2

When someone comes out of prison, what can the Church do to help them pick up their lives again? In this podcast you will hear the story of Lindsay Myers who welcomed her formerly incarcerated family member into her family home. You will also learn about Joseph House in Tallahassee,…
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World Day Against the Death Penalty

The U.S. is sadly unique among developed Western countries in that we still regularly execute people. In 2019, capital punishment was in the political headlines as the Trump Administration announced the reinstatement of federal executions in July, which had been on hold since 2003. On the other hand, California governor Gavin…
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When a Loved One is in Prison, Part One

Family members of persons who are incarcerated encounter suffering for multiple reasons including physical separation. This separation can be especially difficult for both inmates and their families when visits are not financially viable. This podcast offers first hand accounts of persons actively involved in Catholic prison ministry and considers the…