Re-entry: Working to Create a Culture of Encounter and Hospitality

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This webinar discusses the critical importance of providing effective re-entry programs for incarcerated persons who are preparing to leave prison. Through the description of two re-entry programs including the Aftercare Program and Joseph House, it illustrates that the support offered by such programs is vital to the long-term success of persons re-entering society.

The presenters are S. Maureen Clarke, CSJ, and Fr. Dustin Feddon. S. Maureen has worked as Catholic Chaplain at MCI-Framingham women’s prison for thirty years, and since 1995 she has coordinated the Aftercare Program in Massachusetts for women preparing to leave prison. An experienced prison chaplain, Fr. Dustin serves as an administer for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and Sacred Heart of Jesus parishes as well as Executive Director of Joseph House in the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee.

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