Dismas continues to inspire those engaged in the rehabilitation of prisoners and ex-offenders

Our disapproval of prisoners runs deep and across the globe there is precious little empathy, let alone sympathy, for those who for whatever reason have been incarcerated. Most of us have never visited prison and have no desire to do so, in point of fact we rarely give thought to prisoners, and if we do …

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Saint Dismas still provides reasons to reflect and pray

St. Dismas’s unique status as being the only person canonised by Jesus rather than by the Church has ensured that he is both remembered and revered around the world. His significance is such that churches continue to be built and dedicated to him, three recent examples are to be found in Brazil, Italy, and Russia. …

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