The peace that penetrates prison walls

Father George David Byers’ Holy Souls Hermitage today features a deeply moving account of conversion from Pornchai Moontri, one of the Catholic prison inmates I wrote about in this space last month. In “Divine Mercy and the Doors of My Prisons,” Pornchai, who suffered parental neglect and sexual abuse in childhood, writes about how, as [Read More...]

“Except for these chains”: A story of grace behind prison walls

I write about spiritual healing for adults who have suffered childhood sexual abuse, so it may seem strange that lately I have found myself praying for Father Gordon J. MacRae (left), a Catholic priest who has been imprisoned since 1994 on abuse charges. Father MacRae came to my attention through his friend Father George David [Read More...]