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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced a new project that will expedite the process for certain former criminal offenders to apply to receive a pardon in Ohio. The Ohio Governor’s Expedited Pardon Project, which will operate in partnership among the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC),

Composer and pianist Eric Genuis played hope and grace into existence before a crowd of more than 50 inmates at Lebanon Correctional Institution on Oct. 23. The concert, organized by Marty Arlinghaus, director of prison ministry for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, was part of Genuis’ “Concerts for Hope” series. Genuis

Composer and pianist Eric Genuis played hope and grace into existence before a crowd of more than 50 inmates at Lebanon Correctional Institution on Oct. 23.

By Jonah McKeown Houston, Texas, Nov 17, 2019 / 03:05 am (CNA).- It took a Catholic evangelist just three days to raise the funds online for an apologetics and faith formation curriculum to distribute to prisons— a place where he says Biblical apologetics are sorely needed. Michael Gormley, host of

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the ‘birds of the sky come and dwell in

Inmates during the Eucharistic Prayer at Easter Vigil (CT Photo/Tim Uhlman)
“I don’t want to live my life any other way” By Eileen Connelly, OSU This story originally appeared in our May 2018 print edition; a previous version was published online at Easter. Thirteen incarcerated women and men experienced the sense of hope and promise of new life that accompanies this

A gathering focused on the spirit of encounter and dialogue took place Sept. 9 (the feasts of St. Peter Claver and Blessed Frederic Ozanam) at the Athenaeum of Ohio. “Together in Christ: Saying ‘Yes’ to Missionary Discipleship” brought together immigrants, the formerly incarcerated, women who have faced crisis pregnancies, victims

Every few weeks Chris Gebhart gets in his car and takes a drive into scenic southeast Ohio to visit men awaiting death. Gebhart, retired president of finance, controller, and member of the board of directors for 26 years at Gold Medal Products, describes himself as a “squeaky clean guy” who

The Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) is an effort each February and March by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to support critical regional needs — through hospital, prison, and campus ministries as well as Catholic charities and social services. The CMA also benefits evangelization programs, retired priests, and education of seminarians, deacons,