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Prison Ministry - Thought for the Week, 12/31/19
December 31, 2019, 12:00 AM

At the turning of the year, the Christian church’s calendar remembers Frances Joseph Gaudet. Active in the closing years of the 19th century, Frances is celebrated for her dedication to prison ministry and reform. She faithfully provided care to people in prison while simultaneously working to ensure a fair judicial system. Jesus says that by visiting people in prison, we are visiting Christ himself. Despite Christ’s call to visit prisoners, prison ministry is often challenging. How can we proclaim the Good News to those in prison – whether physically or spiritually?

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