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Join us for a presentation about how educational programs can accompany Catholic ministry. Kolbe House volunteer Mike McGillicuddy and Shining Light Program Developer Travis Bohn will share their insights and initiatives. Resources: Kolbe House Jail Ministry website Shining Light website Shining Light publication: The Loop Shining Light Video Materials
Join us for a presentation on interpersonal violence and how to address this issue in your ministry. Fr. David Kelly, Executive Director of the Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR) in Chicago, is joined by PBMR staff members and returned citizens Fred Weatherspoon, Joseph Mapp, and Joe Montgomery in this webinar. They share how they’ve […]
Join us for this discussion of prayer and the concept of Sacred Story with Fr. Bill Watson, SJ. He will share about the book Mercy: A Sacred Story and his correspondence with Ritchie Roman (alias), a man who was incarcerated for 25 years for federal armed bank robbery. Fr. Watson will also talk about a framework […]
https://youtu.be/tikNhjlH-nw Listen to a conversation about how to recognize trafficking within prisons, within the newly released population, and how to discuss this topic with people in your ministry. Deborah Monroe, through her personal story and experience, will also guide you as to needs, next steps, and resources. Deborah Monroe is the founder of Recovery Concepts […]
As people of faith we are called to center the margins, reaching out to and accompanying those who have been neglected or forgotten. Who Do You Say That I Am? is a guide for parishes, campus ministries, small faith communities, and organizations to reflect on the US carceral system and what our faith calls us […]
Sr. Van Baalen O.P., PhD, a Dominican Sister and retired Chief Chaplain of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (for 13 years with 28 years of Prison Ministry experience), joins Fr. George Williams, SJ, PhD, in a conversation about how to minister to and accompany correctional staff. Sister Van Baalen is, first and foremost, a Dominican […]
Webinar on how to minister to our First Nations brothers and sisters impacted by incarceration. Our guest speakers are Fr. Michael Carson, Assistant Director for Native American Affairs at the USCCB, Fr. Christopher Kerstiens, OFM, Pastor & Prison Minister, and Titus Fragura – a Protective Services Specialist and member of the Pueblo of Jemez. If […]
Join us for a conversation about how in order to be fully pro-life we must also combat issues such as racism. Andrew Lyke is a nationally renowned Catholic leader in the areas of Family Life Ministry, Anti-racism, Community Organizing, and Black Catholic Outreach. Andrew and his wife, Terri, are the founders of Arusi Network, Inc., […]
Understanding behavioral health challenges is imperative for ministering to those affected by incarceration. Join us for a conversation with Fr. Ragan Schriver, PsyD, LAPSW to learn more about strategies and tools for ministering to those who struggle with behavioral health. If you have questions you would like addressed, send them to: email@example.com.
Immigrant detainees face legal challenges and pressures that are unique to the immigration detention experience. Join us for a conversation with Jorge Barón of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project about these stressors and discuss the minister’s role in accompanying affected individuals. Webinar Powerpoint PDF If you have questions you would like addressed, send them to: […]