Wednesday, June 17, 2018 Fr. George Williams, SJ (Catholic chaplain of San Quentin State Prison in CA) and Fr. Dustin Feddon (St. Theresa's Parish in Chipley, FL) hosted a conversation about the present state of Catholic correctional ministries in the United States. Check out the webinar recording to learn more about what you can do to strengthen the Catholic presence when it comes to ministering to our brothers and sisters in prison.
Check out the recording and download the PowerPoint of CMN's latest webinar: Building a Culture of Life: End the Death Penalty and Promote Restorative Justice. Watch the webinar and learn:
- The outcomes of state repeals this legislative session and what to expect in 2019
- Restorative justice tools and resources available to share with your congregation, community and parish ministries
- Looking ahead at Fall events and program ideas to amplify the Church's call to end the death penalty
Part 1: Criminal Justice System Bishop Frank J. Dewane opens the day in prayer. Then Trudy Conway, one of Redemption and Restoration's editors, shares stories from the development of the text and invite us into a journey through each of the three major sections of the book. CMN Executive Director, Karen Clifton moderates a discussion on the criminal justice system, talking with Tim Wolfe and Janine Geske.
This October, the Catholic Church across the United States will observe Respect Life Month. This is a time when we are invited to renew our dedication to lifting up the inherent, God-given dignity of all human life. CMN has been hard at work preparing new and exciting materials to assist you in your advocacy to build a culture of life and end the use of the death penalty.