Posted Nov 04 2019 | Mary Beaudoin

The chair of the Death Penalty Abolition and Restorative Justice issue team of the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative shares how the group built a collective understanding around restorative practices using CMN's small group modules.

Posted Oct 15 2019 | Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ

Sister Helen Prejean, a longtime champion in the abolition movement, recalls an important encounter with racial issues. Sr. Helen is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph. CMN is part of the CSJ Mission Network. 

Posted Sep 25 2019 | CMN Staff

As the staff at a national organization, we at Catholic Mobilizing Network have the great privilege of being in relationship with countless Catholics all over the U.S. who are transforming our criminal justice system from punitive to restorative. Actions like holding prayer vigils, publishing op-eds, conducting parish-based education, and opposing executions are making a difference.

Posted Aug 26 2019 | Deacon Tom Lang

Through a mentorship program and Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA), the Archdiocese of Dubuque is tackling issues of recidivism and addiction, and fostering strong community ties in the process.

Posted Jul 31 2019 | Tracey M. Tynan

Tracey Tynan, Executive Director at Thrive For Life Prison Project, describes the spiritual growth and relationship building taking place within Thrive's ministry.

Posted Jul 31 2019 |

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Posted Jun 20 2019 | Steve Kaneb

Steve Kaneb recalls his journey within the anti-death penalty movement. From a new supporter to a respected advocate, Steve's story is one that illustrates a patience for change. He also demonstrates that the best celebration is moving towards the next challenge.

Posted Jun 12 2019 | Sr. Pat Thalhuber

Sr. Pat Thalhuber describes the birth of Stonebridge, a place where members of the St. Paul/Minneapolis communities can come together and where "misunderstandings are reshaped, divisions are bridged, and hope is embraced."

Posted May 28 2019 | Christina Swarns

While representing a man fighting a death sentence in Texas, Christina Swarns started to experience justice in a new way.

Restorative Justice Peacemaking Circles in Washington State
Posted Mar 12 2018 | Joe Cotton

Joe Cotton, the Director of Pastoral Care and Outreach for the Archdiocese of Seattle, explains how restorative practices are being used to transform the healing process for all who have been impacted by crime.