Jesus said whenever we visit someone in prison, we visit Him (Mt. 25:36).

What We Do

Augustinians offer the Sacraments, spiritual direction, counseling, Bible studies, and friendly visits to the incarcerated throughout the United States.


West Coast Region

Locations of Prison Ministries in West Coast Region

Midwest Region

Cook County Jail (Chicago, IL)

East Coast Region

SCI Chester Prison (Chester, PA)


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  • Love Does Not Seek Revenge
    Today we are experiencing a lot of division and conflict. Anger and vengefulness are common themes we see in the news headlines. In this post, Augustine offers us some wisdom for reflection on our own attitudes towards others we may disagree with or find difficult.
  • 10 Tips to Cultivate Your Prayer Life
    As we approach Advent, Augustine offers some timeless wisdom for how to cultivate our prayer life.
  • The Sacraments and Sinful Priests
    What happens when a sacrament is celebrated by a sinful priest? Augustine provides an explanation that assures us of the validity of the sacrament.