Following are Catholic Ministries within the Diocese of Sacramento dealing with Restorative Justice:
Find a current roster of Catholic Chaplains at State Correctional Facilities
Get On The Bus provides free transportation to children of incarcerated mothers and their caregivers to California women’s prisons for a visit on the Friday before Mother’s Day.
From the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops:
Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Crime and Criminal Justice
Catholic principles and values call us to: Teach right from wrong, respect for life, forgiveness and mercy; Stand with victims and their families: Reach out to offenders and their families; Build community; Advocate policies that offer real alternatives to crime.
Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty
In December 2005, the Bishops launched a campaign to abolish the death penalty in the United States. The campaign web site provides educational materials and resources explaining Catholic teaching on the death penalty, as well as suggestions for involvement.
An online resource of the California bishops which provides inspiration, hope and resources for anyone who has been touched by the criminal justice system. Offers a uniquely Catholic perspective of hope and healing.
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