The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

231 results for ‘Religion and Spirituality’ found

The Communicator

(February 1998) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an opinion the death penalty and a criticism of polygraphs. Also featured are several reprinted articles, including those detailing the costs of a female prison, urinalysis,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(February 1994) released from Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features many letters on the successes and issues with the prison’s Christmas open house, the Christmas toy making project and other charitable ventures, a new group to support survivors... Read More

Mind Manoeuvres

(Fall 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: Contemplative and purposeful poetry and prose in this issue reflect on imprisonment, environmentalism, industrialism, capitalism, materialism, greed, poverty, religion, species supremacy, big... Read More

The Moxie v1(3)

(April 1998) released from Bath Institution

SUMMARY: The issue includes a photo exhibit brought to the prison, the results on a recent Inmate Committee election, unappetizing prison food, rules and information surrounding access to personal computers,... Read More

This newsletter is produced by the Native Brotherhood group and focuses on how traditional knowledge helps First Nations people to survive prison and become connected to their cultural practices.  This... Read More

This issue concentrates on society’s views of criminals and the impact these opinions have on prisoners upon their release, specifically their employment.  There are several articles discussing society’s... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains an article detailing a lack of integrity among Case Management Teams, an interview with the deputy warden, and how prison shapes parenthood. Also included is a reprint on longer... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses the importance of being a part of a community in and out of prison, upcoming events, and features some religious poetry. KEYWORDS: Salvation Army Group Coded by Bethany... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a letter from the editor on remaining hopeful, reasons to pray, the meaning of Easter, and upcoming events. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko    Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from a chapel volunteer on the preconceived notions people have about prison, a thank you letter to those who send letters to prisoners, and the request for prisoners... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes an article on celebrating Christmas from a newly found Christian perspective, a list of religious groups, the meaning of Christmas, an account of time spent in Millhaven... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features encouragement to share the newsletter with others, treating those living with AIDS in a compassionate way, how religion helped one prisoner overcome addiction, and upcoming... Read More

SUMMARY: The newsletter features the announcement of a new editor, thoughts on the death penalty, a list of available religious services, and a call to support women ministerial candidates. KEYWORDS: Coded... Read More

SUMMARY: The newsletter features the announcement of a new editor, thoughts on the death penalty, a list of available religious services, and a call to support women ministerial candidates. KEYWORDS: Coded... Read More