Help Me to See

Help Me to See

An Examination of Conscience

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When we examine our conscience, we prayerfully ask God to help us see how we have sinned in our thoughts, words, and actions. The Scriptures listed for each area can help. It is good to examine your conscience weekly and before going to Confession.

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Good Enough for God

Good Enough for God

A prisoner’s journey to forgiveness.

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I never imagined I would end up in prison. I had seen gang fights and stabbings in prison dramas on television, so at my sentencing, I was scared. I sat in a chair, handcuffed, facing the judge, hoping she would deliver the lightest possible sentence of five years in federal prison. Continue »


Jesus my GPS

Jesus my GPS

Digital companion article for “Good Enough for God”.

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My father taught me that if you get lost you should stop and ask for directions. For much of my life, I didn’t see myself as lost. Continue »


Bringing Hope Behind Bars!

“All it takes is one good person to restore hope!” —Pope Francis, Laudato Si’ Continue »


Penance behind Bars

Penance behind Bars

How My Murder Confession Saved My Life

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On Good Friday 2013, I got in my truck and started driving. I had some serious thinking to do. Over the next three days, alone with my thoughts, I covered more than a thousand miles—all the way from my home in southern New Jersey to Detroit, Michigan, and back. Continue »


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