Crime, Legal Related

Jesuit Prison Ministries

  • Andover, MA

Mission Statement

The mission of Jesuit Prison Ministries, Inc is to recruit, train and support a new generation of Jesuit-trained Jail and Prison chaplains for Catholic pastoral ministry to the incarcerated.  In our prison ministry, we
celebrate Mass and prepare inmates for the Sacraments of
Baptism, Confirmation and Reconciliation.   We offer weekly  Catholic Bible Studies, Rosary prayer groups, faith sharing groups.  We now offer an ongoing program featuring the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius to inmates at MCI-Concord, MA.

Main Programs

  1. Spiritual Exercises
  2. Training of Prison ministry volunteers

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Service Areas

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Massachusetts

Serving correctional facilities chaplaincies in Eastern Massachusetts
with volunteer training, Jesuit spirituality training, restorative justice and offender/victim reconciliation services

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2005

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Fr. George Williams

Keywords

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correctional chaplaincy Jesuit spirituality, spiritual exercises, restorative justice reconciliation

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EIN

61-1474292

 Number

5958824434

Physical Address

319 So. Main Street

Andover, MA 01810

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Rehabilitation Services for Offenders (I40)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Support prison chaplains and volunteers in Massachusetts. Online training program for volunteers to give spiritual exercises to prisoners. Advocacy on behalf of prison chaplains. Guest speakers in local churches on prison issues.

Programs

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Program 1

Spiritual Exercises

Program of prayer and meditation based on Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Open to all regardless of faith tradition.  Incorporates artwork- painting, drawing and poetry for inmates at MCI-Concord in Massachusetts

Category

Religion

Population(s) Served

Offenders/Ex-offenders

Crime/Abuse Victims

Substance Abusers (Drug/Alcohol Abusers)

Budget

$2,500.00

Program 2

Training of Prison ministry volunteers

Graduate level course on prison ministry offered through Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Offenders/Ex-offenders

Crime/Abuse Victims

Substance Abusers (Drug/Alcohol Abusers)

Budget

$3,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

Serving correctional facilities chaplaincies in Eastern Massachusetts
with volunteer training, Jesuit spirituality training, restorative justice and offender/victim reconciliation services

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Jesuit Prison Ministries

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Principal Officer

Fr. George Williams

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Fr. George T. Williams S.J.

No affiliation

Term: Feb 2005 -

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