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The Power of Boundless Compassion
Gregory Boyle, S.J.

In this presentation, given at Boston College on October 25, 2012, Fr. Greg shares his reflections on community and the sacredness of life through the lens of Ignatian spirituality, drawn from more than 20 years of work with formerly gang-involved and recently incarcerated men and women in Los Angeles.


Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues
Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

Sister Helen Prejean addresses the Boston College community on September 17, 2010, speaking about her call to prison ministry. Instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty, Sister Helen is the author of the book Dead Man Walking, which inspired both a motion picture and an opera.


Dead Man Walking: A Conversation with Sr. Helen Prejean
Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

Following a viewing of Dead Man Walking on October 9, 2014, Sr. Prejean hosts a conversation about her life’s work ministering to offenders and their families, and explores more broadly ways that the Catholic Church does and can reach out to the marginalized in our society.

Video Playlist from 2012 and 2010 Conferences

Prison Ministry: Where Justice and Mercy Meet
October 26, 2012

Presenters: Gregory Boyle, S.J., Maureen Clark, C.S.J., and panelists

"You Visited Me": The Urgent Challenge of Prison Ministry
October 29, 2010

Presenters: H. John McDargh, Suzanne Jabro, C.S.J., and Jack Butler, S.J.

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Print Resources

Handout from 2010 Prison Ministry Conference, including speaking points, bibliographies, and resource listings.

Full text of John McDargh's presentation, including images and resources referenced.