Prison Ministries


Diocesan and Parish Coordinator:
Deacon Greg Quinn

Bringing the word of God and the sacraments of the Catholic Church to men, women and juveniles who are incarcerated. This is a diocesan wide ministry. Good stewards report to the Diocese.

Responsibilities - Priests hear confession and celebrate Mass. Deacons and lay ministers assist at Mass, bring the Eucharist to inmates when authorized to do so, conduct para-liturgies and prayer meetings, facilitate Bible discussion sessions and provide spiritual guidance.

Helpful Attributes - To love God and be willing to share this love with those incarcerated.

Time Commitment - On average, ministers visit institutions about twice a month for one or two hours.

Training Required - Diocesan training provided.