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  • The American Catholic Correctional Chaplains Association - The official Catholic organization which supports and certifies correctional chaplains and is committed to promoting and securing Restorative Justice for victims, offenders, and the community.

  • Catholic Prison Ministry - Catholic Prison Ministry encourages greater community responsibility for justice and prison issues. Community and church groups can be involved in various ways, including providing support for people in court and contributing financially.

  • Dismas Ministry - Focuses primarily on a spiritual approach with inmates who want to understand and strengthen their relationship with God. Provides bible and faith study materials, a prayer book for inmates, and free Catholic bibles. Supports victims of crime by creating an awareness of their needs in the community by providing literature about victims' needs and resources for their care, special prayer services for victims in which they can find support from the faith community and mutual encouragement from their fellow victims.

  • MercyFire Catholic Prison Ministry - A completely volunteer ministry comprised of Catholic Priests, Deacons, Sisters and lay persons. MercyFire Catholic Prison Ministry is a non-profit organization that depends exclusively on funds from individual donors.

  • Paulist Evangelization Ministries - Prison Ministries serves the spiritual and religious needs of Catholic inmates in prison as well as other inmates seeking to know about the Catholic faith and way of life. Service through the chaplains and volunteers ministering in correctional facilities who receive the Bibles, newsletters, prayer cards, and other Catholic religious materials supplied for use in their work. Materials available at no cost in both English and Spanish.

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