Monday, July 01, 2024
Archbishop leads prayers for slain teen

Standing on a hilltop in Dolores Park, the skyline of San Francisco’s downtown in the distance, San Francisco’s archbishop prayed for the soul of 19-year-old Luis Arguello-Inglis, blessed his family… Read More

Tuesday, January 02, 2024
Christmas Angels Party brings Christ’s joy

Archbishop Cordileone joined the Christmas Angels party, a beloved tradition of the Restorative Justice Ministry.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Christmas Card Drive 2023

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… Read More

Monday, November 27, 2023
Faith in Action: Catholic ministry brings hot Thanksgiving meals to SF jails

Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry coordinator Julio Escobar and his team delivered Thanksgiving meals, blessing and fellowship to all the 1,100 men and women incarcerated in the City… Read More

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Mes de la Justicia Restaurativa 2023

Cada año en noviembre observamos el Mes de la Justicia Restaurativa. Esto es una oportunidad de reflexionar y orar por el trabajo del Ministerio de Justicia Restaurativa y por todos… Read More

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
2023 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

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
900-plus attend Archdiocese of San Francisco event for formerly incarcerated, crime victims

A record 900-plus people attended the Sept. 8 Archdiocese of San Francisco’s 11th annual Reentry Conference, Resource and Job Fair, aimed at helping those recently released from prison or jail,… Read More

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Juvenile Justice Ministry

Join our Bible scripture sharing and Book Club program at the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center.

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Easter tradition aims to bring hope to those in jail

Volunteers gathered midway through Lent in what has become an annual Archdiocese of San Francisco tradition in preparation for Easter. They spent the day writing cards and preparing goody bags… Read More

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Restorative Justice Volunteer Opportunities

Below, learn about some of the upcoming volunteer opportunities with the Restorative Justice Ministry. Projects include both single-day activities and longer term programs. Please contact Julio Escobar at 415-614-5572 for… Read More

Tuesday, January 03, 2023
A Christmas party to remember for parents and children alike

By Jan Potts Three days before Christmas, more than 150 children were given a wonderful gift: a whimsical, festive party where they could visit with Santa, dance to Christmas music,… Read More

Monday, December 19, 2022
Volunteers gather to help create Christmas cheer for jailed inmates and their families

Carrying out the annual tradition, volunteers gathered for two days to prepare hundreds of goody bags for the people in San Francisco’s jails. The project, organized by the Restorative Justice… Read More