Water (of life) always finds a way

January 27, 2021 Uncategorised

David Buick In addition to the challenges on a personal level, the Covid-19 pandemic has involved a steep new learning curve for chaplains in terms of how they interact with prisoners. The access we have to prisons varies widely between countries, all the more so during the health crisis, but in my experience, hearing others’ […]

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Former IPCA President Rod Moore receives the Order of Australia Medal

December 7, 2020 Uncategorised

Former IPCA Worldwide President Rev. Rod Moore recently attended an official ceremony to receive the Order of Australia Medal for “service to the community through chaplaincy roles in corrective institutions”. The honour recognised Rod’s extraordinary journey from a background of drugs, alcohol, and outlaw motorcycle gangs to Anglican priest and prison chaplain. As one journalist […]

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Soap and Salvation

December 6, 2020 Uncategorised

by Hans Hallundbaek It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a community to Adopt-A-Prison. Heeding God’s greatest commandment to “love your neighbor,” the prison chaplain travels to colleges, hospitals, and corporate settings, as well as to war fronts, and into the fearful setting of the multitude of prisons, which dot the […]

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IPCA Worldwide Online Symposium – Keep Hope Alive

October 12, 2020 Uncategorised

We’re pleased to invite you to register for our virtual international symposium, “Keep Hope Alive”. The keynote event in this symposium is our worldwide webinar on Wednesday November 11 at 13:00 UTC (Greenwich). Signup is via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ipca-worldwide-online-symposium-registration-124258874639 Please check what local time this is for you, for example by using https://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/ Held on Zoom, […]

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September 29, 2020 Uncategorised
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News update “Adopt-A-Prison”

December 13, 2019 Uncategorised

I would like to give a quick update on the “Adopt-A-Prison” project which we recently have introduced between our local faith and civic community and our two local women’s prison in the township of Bedford (with a combined inmate of population over one thousand). As mentioned earlier we had a very successful Town Hall meeting […]

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Far from soaring cathedrals, prisoners await Pope Francis’ message of hope – LA Times

September 27, 2015 Uncategorised

Ed Gilchrist grew up in the rough Philly neighborhood of Kensington, dealing drugs “as soon as I was old enough to count money.” Now serving his second jail stretch, for a marijuana bust, he’s about to experience something that more solid citizens could never hope for — an audience with Pope Francis. Source: Far from […]

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