Category: Webinars

Apr 25
San Quentin Rehabilitation Center: A New Model

Join CPMC for a conversation with Warden Chance Andes and Fr. George Williams, SJ, about the transformative model for rehabilitation taking place at San Quentin Rehabilitation Center in California. They share about the paradigm shift at the prison, as well as the process of implementing this new model.

Mar 19
Spiritual Direction

https://youtu.be/s6jwEaDdjSw Join CPMC for an important conversation about spiritual direction with Sr. Barbara Quinn and Fr. George Williams. They discuss what spiritual direction is, how it works, and why it is important for ministers to be in spiritual direction. Visit our Spiritual Direction webpage to get connected with a spiritual director!

Feb 15
Centering Prayer

https://youtu.be/y8Z9G0mZFsc Join CPMC in conversation with Rev. Hampton Deck, D.Min, a representative from Contemplative Outreach, to learn about the roots of Centering Prayer and how this practice can sustain you and be used in your ministry. The Rev. Dr. Hampton Deck has been the Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Vallejo, California, for 29 years. […]

Jan 22
Alternatives to Sentencing

We invite you into a conversation on alternatives to sentencing with Fr. Larry Dowling, pastor of St. Simon of Cyrene Catholic Parish in Chicago, and Jacquelyn Ingram, Circle Keeper for the North Lawndale Restorative Justice Community Court.

Dec 18
Resilience & Trauma Informed Care

https://youtu.be/ETBbAEarm_0 We invite you to a conversation about the importance of resilience and trauma-informed care in ministry. Presenters Fr. Dustin Feddon and Fr. George Williams, SJ, will share about the need for ministers to care for themselves to prevent burnout and encourage resilience.

Nov 13
Rituales y Comunión servicios en prisión

https://youtu.be/CZWZRXtPORo Únase a CPMC para conversar con el P. George Williams, SJ y el P. Paul Morrissey, OSA, sobre rituales, servicios de comunión y servicios conmemorativos tras las rejas. Compartirán sobre la importancia y el proceso de estos rituales, que pueden ser facilitados por los laicos. Este seminario web también está disponible en inglés AQUÍ. Recursos: […]

Nov 13
Rituals & Communion Services in Prison

https://youtu.be/12OsVwK0NVo Join CPMC for a conversation with Fr. George Williams, SJ, and Fr. Paul Morrissey, OSA, about rituals, communion services, and memorial services behind bars. They will share about the importance and the process of these rituals, which can be facilitated by the laity. This event is also available in Spanish HERE. Resources: “The peace I’ve […]

Oct 17
Catholic Imagination for a World Beyond Prison

What if we were building a system from scratch –– how would we imagine holding people accountable, being in relationship with people who harm others, and supporting healing in a just and dignified way? Our presenters will invite us to question the inevitability of prison as a necessary component of the criminal legal system and to engage our faith in this important conversation.

Oct 11
Quentin Blue: Music Ministry in Prison

https://youtu.be/Hpw4bW8HobQ This town hall explores the power of music in prisons as we welcome men from the band Quentin Blue: Billy Harwood, Dwight Krizman, and Richie Morris. Quentin Blue was formed in 2014 inside of San Quentin State Prison by men serving life sentences. In 2020, three band members were released, re-formed the band in […]

Sep 21
Ética y Límites para Ministros

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7eHhRLxGKQ Únase a nosotros para una presentación del pastor y psicoterapeuta clínico P. Stan Bosch, S.T., quien dirigirá una discusión interactiva sobre la ética y los límites ministeriales. Este seminario web también está disponible en inglés (AQUÍ). Recursos de presentación Presentación de Powerpoint Recomendación de libro: El drama del niño dotado: y la búsqueda del verdadero yo (Alice […]