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.

Participants of PBMR's Forgiveness Circle, including founder Fr. David Kelly
Posted Sep 13 2017 | Sister Janet Ryan, OSF

Sister Janet Ryan, OSF of Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation recounts a recent experience participating in a Forgiveness Circle and the power this restorative practice have in healing and reconciliation within a community.