The New Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition (CPMC)

The New Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition (CPMC)

In 2018, a new entity was formed to enhance Catholic ministry to those incarcerated, detained, reentering society, as well as those affected by incarceration. The Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition (CPMC) will serve as a hub network, a resource, and an ...
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2020 Year of COVID-19 Challenges – Planning To Reopen!

2020 Year of COVID-19 Challenges – Planning To Reopen!

LSSI/OBK reentry center has now been closed from mid-March to August, 2020 during which time limited work could be done helping our returning citizens or begin again to do INTAKES in the building. We did have great success in doing ...
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Reception - OBK Celebrates First Annual Father Chris Day June 30, 2019

Reception – OBK Celebrates First Annual Father Chris Day June 30, 2019

The Father Chris Day started with the sun shining brightly and many smiles, welcoming hugs and meeting of both new and old friends. The setting at ICC was beautiful as all the guests arrived to begin the 11 AM Mass ...
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Immaculate Conception – Catholic Mass - June 30, 2019

Immaculate Conception – Catholic Mass – June 30, 2019

Celebration of Fr. Chris Reuter Day Homily by Fr.Carl Scherrer, A few years ago I told this story about Fr. Chris, who died a year ago today while I was spending a few days with friends in Tampa, Florida.  When ...
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First Annual - Father Chris Day

First Annual – Father Chris Day

Our Brothers’ Keepers of Southern Illinois Celebrates June 30, 2019 First Annual - Father Chris Day             “Seeking Christ in the margins, one person can make a difference” I like to remember Fr. Chris as a gruff, wry, kind man ...
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