Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Volunteers serve Thanksgiving meals and hope in the San Francisco jails

By Deacon Dana Perrigan On a Wednesday morning a week before Thanksgiving, Janet Shi huddles with about a dozen other volunteers in front of San Francisco County Jail #2 at… Read More

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
2022 Restorative Justice Month

Each year in November we observe Restorative Justice Month. This is a time to reflect on and pray for the work of the Restorative Justice Ministry and all those involved… Read More

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Restoring Hope

Reentry Conference and Resource Fair Celebrating its 10th anniversary with record registrations of more than 900, the Reentry Conference and Resource Fair took place on Friday, September 9, offering hope… Read More

Tuesday, September 06, 2022
Christmas Card Drive For Incarcerated Persons in the San Francisco County Jails

Help us spread Christmas joy this year through our Christmas Card Drive. Donations of new, blank Christmas cards will be distributed to the men and women in the San Francisco… Read More

Tuesday, September 06, 2022
Share A Thanksgiving Meal With An Incarcerated Person

Help us host a Thanksgiving meal at a San Francisco County jail, and bring joy to a thankful heart! Volunteers from parishes, non-profit organizations, or other groups are invited to… Read More

Monday, April 25, 2022
Bible and Rosary Drive

The Restorative Justice Ministry is currently collecting funds to purchase Bibles and rosaries for those in the San Francisco jails. These English and Spanish Bibles and rosaries will be given… Read More

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Students, volunteers join efforts to spread Easter joy in the jails

“Even if you may not know God very well, I can assure you that he loves you very, very much.” These words were written by Ellie, a student participating in… Read More

Monday, March 21, 2022
Scholarships, mentoring offer way back for formerly incarcerated

When Jessy Martinez got out of prison two years ago, his plan was to make a new life for himself based on self-improvement, community and love. But if the oddsmakers… Read More

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Restorative Justice breakfast debuts at St. Mark’s

St. Mark parishioners filled the hall at the Belmont parish as the parish hosted the first of monthly breakfasts to support the Restorative Justice Ministry scholarship program for students who… Read More

Tuesday, February 08, 2022
Catholics, community members walk and rally against violence in San Francisco

Proclaiming “What do we want? Peace and justice!”, an intensely committed group of Catholics and community members walked two miles from mid-town to St. Agnes Church in the Haight-Ashbury, carrying… Read More

Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Restorative Justice Rosary Rally Prayer Group

The Restorative Justice Rosary Rally Prayer Group was launched in March 2020 at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. A response to the physical separation required by the pandemic, the… Read More

Monday, November 15, 2021
Christmas Card Drive

Each year at Christmastime we collect Christmas cards to be distributed in the San Francisco jails. This gives our incarcerated brothers and sisters an opportunity to send holiday greetings to… Read More