Incarceration Form Offers Teachable Moment

Incarceration Form Offers Teachable Moment

It was no coincidence that an Incarceration Forum billed as “A Catholic Response to Mass Incarceration” was held on August 19th the same weekend and in the same city as the annual Congress of the American Correctional Association (ACA), a ...
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A Catholic Response to Mass Incarceration

A Catholic Response to Mass Incarceration

An Incarceration Forum will be held 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 19, at St. Louis University’s Il Monastero, 3050 Olive Street In St. Louis. This event, which has been planned by criminal justice ministers in the St ...
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Filling in the Missing Pieces

Filling in the Missing Pieces

The American Correctional Association will hold its 147th annual Congress August 18-22 in St. Louis. This is a huge event that attracts a large number of entities and individuals associated with the ever-growing “industry” of incarceration in our country. The ...
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A Long History of Engagement

A Long History of Engagement

The Catholic Church in Illinois can boast of many years of involvement in prison ministry. In addition to the countless professional and volunteer chaplains who have served in places of detention, some forward-thinking individuals in this specialized vocation have shown ...
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An Ecumenical Call for Reform

An Ecumenical Call for Reform

The Justice Declaration, an interfaith call for criminal justice reform, was announced on June 20. It is an initiative of religious leaders that calls upon Congress and all in government to institute changes based on Restorative Justice to bring about ...
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