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 juvenile detention ministry.

If you have questions you would like addressed, send them to: info@catholicprisonministries.org


The CPMC webinars follow the competencies outlined by the CPMC Formation Committee. The committee in conjunction with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) recently piloted the first of the prison ministry certification cohorts.

Recent Webinars

Breaking the Cycle

Join CPMC for a conversation with Cyril Prabhu, founder of Proverbs 22:6, about the organization’s work of healing families affected by the incarceration of a parent.

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.