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IPCA Europe Conference11th – 13th June 2023

April 27, 2023 Upcoming Events

Livestream from Llandudno, North Wales The IPCA Europe Committee are delighted to announce that booking is now open for the free livestream of the IPCA Europe 2023 Conference. Register now for free Here Our conference, held in Llandudno UK will be an opportunity for Prison Chaplains from across Europe and the Middle East to join […]

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Prison Chaplaincy in Jars of Clay

April 28, 2021 Uncategorised

Prison Chaplaincy in Jars of Clay 7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 10 We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that […]

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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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2023, August 25 – IPCA Worldwide Day of Prayer for Prison Ministry

August 5, 2023 Upcoming Events

Register Now here Every year, IPCA holds an international day of prayer for prison ministry around the world. This year, our online prayer meeting will be hosted by IPCA Oceania representatives. Please join us on Zoom for an hour in prayer for prisons and prison chaplains around the world. There are two time options – […]

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IPCA Blogpost July 2021 – “I’ve had enough Lord” (David Buick)

August 3, 2021 Uncategorised

At times of fatigue I’m constantly drawn to the story of Elijah as he flees into the desert after being threatened by Jezebel. Can there be any of us who at one time or another have not echoed his prayer, “I’ve had enough, Lord” (1 Kings 19:4)? As chaplains, we are constantly giving – and […]

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IPCA Blog Post – June 2021 – Terje Salvigsen

June 29, 2021 Uncategorised

Status quo for the Nordic prison system How the high security system operates and how it helps inmates with long sentences. I am a chaplain working in Ringerike prison in Norway, a high security prison with 160 single rooms. I have also worked a couple of years in low security prisons.My knowledge is of course […]

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IPCA Blog May 2021 – ‘A Radical Love’

June 3, 2021 Uncategorised

A RADICAL LOVE (A Journey Towards Healing and Forgiveness) by Gerry V. Bernabe* “Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us..” (the Lord’s Prayer) These are the words found in the very prayer that our Lord Jesus Christ taught us as the proper […]

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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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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 – Please check what local time this is for you, for example by using Held on Zoom, […]

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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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