Celebrating New Beginnings

August 18, 2017
Sr. Marjorie at Head Start Water Day

Posted by Sr. Marjorie Hebert, MSC | August 2017 | Dear Friends of Catholic Charities, I hope that each of you found the summer months to be a time of relaxation, leisure and enjoying a slower pace of activities – the … Continue reading

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How Does Mass Incarceration Affect Communities?

October 25, 2016

The United States prison population has increased 500% in the last forty years with the current number of American inmates nearing 2.3 million. Understandably, trust is put into the Justice System to rehabilitate prisoners and in turn make communities safer and … Continue reading

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Ending the Issue of Recidivism: Re-Entry 72

October 11, 2016

For many prisoners at the Louisiana State Penitentiary (also known as Angola), the thought of entering back into society is such a far off dream that the idea is often forgotten. With roughly 71 percent of inmates serving life sentences and the … Continue reading

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