Tag: Spirituality

Formation and Education

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!

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.

Jul 17
¿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 Hernandez, Coordinador de Alcance y Educación sobre la Pobreza con el Departamento de Justicia, Paz y Desarrollo Humano de la USCCB. Discutiremos la importancia de ministrar y ser ministrado en el lenguaje nativo de una persona. También compartiremos sobre las […]

May 12
Psychological & Spiritual Needs of Correctional Staff

CPMC welcomes you to a conversation with Dr. Caterina Spinaris and Daria Mayotte of Desert Waters Correctional Outreach with host Fr. George Williams, SJ. They will discuss the psychological and spiritual needs of correctional staff. Desert Waters focuses on advancing the well-being of correctional staff and their families, and the health of correctional agencies, through […]

Dec 13
A Creative Way to Address Grief

In this webinar, Sr. Annie Killian, OP, a post-doctoral fellow in the Public Humanities at the University of Notre Dame, and Beatrice Parwatikar, an Ambassador of Peace with Pax Christi USA, discuss prison ministry as a way of peace-making. Through ministry, they offer returning citizens and people who are incarcerated a ministry of accompaniment and […]

Nov 17
The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice

Join CPMC for a presentation by Dr. Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ about racism, including a discussion of his books: The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice and The Crucible of Racism: Ignatian Spirituality and the Power of Hope. Upon coming to the United States to pursue graduate studies and then to embark on training as a Jesuit, […]

Mar 10
Prayer & Sacred Story

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 […]

Jun 11
Nuances of Juvenile Ministry

On any given day, over 48,000 youth in the United States are confined in facilities away from home as a result of juvenile justice or criminal justice involvement. (Prison Policy Initiative) Join us for a conversation with Franchelle Lee (Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston) and Joe Cotton (Archdiocese of Seattle & CPMC) about the important distinctions of […]