The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

262 results for ‘Religion and Spirituality’ found

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

SUMMARY: This newsletter features a letter of appreciation for the Salvation Army, notes from the newsletter’s readership, and finding religion in prison. KEYWORDS: Possibilities Unlimited Coded by Bethany... Read More

This issue has an article reviewing the past year in Millhaven Institute; it addresses the food, recreation, and relationships with the guards. Another article addresses depleted donations, funds, and... Read More

The prisoners’ committee begins this issue by addressing issues of inequality for prisoners in Millhaven as compared to other maximum security prisons. A satirical letter addresses the prison medical... Read More

This issue contains an article on Bill C-67 that is later presented as a brief to the Canadian Sentencing Commission, on behalf of the John Howard Society. Contact football is introduced as a league for... Read More

This issue contains copies of government documentation concerning amendments to the Parole Act, Penitentiary Act, and Prisons and Reformatories Act. Millhaven’s newly formed chapter of the John Howard... Read More

A re-print from another paper starts this issue off with an article on the works of Clare Culhane. One prisoner’s point of view on capital punishment is printed as a poem, and another prisoner writes... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition of Inside the Bay discusses prisoners dying while incarcerated and the significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day. Additionally, the tension in the multicultural prison population,... Read More

This Christmas issue of Avatar is an entirely creative one, primarily consisting of short stories, poetry, and humour. Coded by: Kate Garrett    Read More