Grief and Bereavement

This webinar looks at grief and bereavement and how one can pastorally and compassionately respond to persons experiencing grief after a loss. In particular, it describes the unique challenges of the grief process that affect persons who are incarcerated as well as persons who have been victims of crime.

The presenters are Fr. George Williams, SJ and Melissa Kelley, Ph.D. Fr. George is Catholic Chaplain at San Quentin State Prison in California and holds a doctorate in criminology from Northeastern University. Dr. Kelley has several years of clinical-pastoral experience and is associate professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling and the faculty director of the M.Div. program at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

Recent Webinars

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.

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

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