Father Christian Reuter, OFM, remembered for his ministry to prisoners

Father Christian Reuter, OFM, remembered for his ministry to prisoners

Originally published in The Messenger Father Christian Reuter, OFM, is being remembered for his early work in the Civil Rights Movement and his admirable work with inmates in southern Illinois prisons and with ex-offenders. Father Reuter died June 30, 2018, ...
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Reentry Services for Returning Citizens - Opens May, 2018 - East St. Louis, IL

Reentry Services for Returning Citizens – Opens May, 2018 – East St. Louis, IL

Our Brothers’ Keepers of Southern Illinois and Lutheran Social Services of Illinois through a cooperative agreement opened an office for Reentry Services for Returning Citizens in East St. Louis on May 11, 2018. Our Brothers’ Keepers of Southern Illinois is ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King: "We as a people will get to the Promised Land."

Dr. Martin Luther King: “We as a people will get to the Promised Land.”

Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee at the young age of 39 years. Dr. King was a non-violent, civil rights ...
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Incarceration Form: Pre-Sentencing & Entry into the Criminal Justice System

Incarceration Form: Pre-Sentencing & Entry into the Criminal Justice System

The second Incarceration Form on pre-sentencing and entry into the criminal justice system was held on March 20, at St. Louis University’s, II Monastero hall in St. Louis, MO. The three panelists that addressed various topics of pre-sentencing included: Judge ...
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Catholic Bishops of Illinois Approve Proposed Restorative Justice Practice & Privilege

Catholic Bishops of Illinois Approve Proposed Restorative Justice Practice & Privilege

The Catholic Conference of Illinois on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of Illinois and the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago are in support of the proposed Illinois Supreme Court Rule, Restorative Justice Practice and Privilege, Proposal 17-07, P.R. 0246. The ...
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