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Mailing Address: Auburn Correctional Facility, Att: ACCA Chaplains Office
135 State St., Auburn, NY 13021
Telephone: (315) 729-4668
Fax: (315) 252-0336 [Header Page MUST Include: Att: ACCA]
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ORLANDO CONFERENCE MEETINGS
Sat., January 6th ...
10:00 AM ... ACCA Executive Council ... Vinnoy Room, Orlando World Center Marriott
10:30 AM ... Faith, Hope and Incarceration ... Crystal Ballroom B, Orlando World Center Marriott
12:30 PM ... Health Care Luncheon ... Canary 3 & 4 Rooms, Orlando World Center Marriott
1:00 PM ... ACCA Membership Meeting ... Vinnoy Room, Orlando World Center Marriott
4:30 PM ... ACCCA [ACCM] Roman Catholic Mass ... Key West Room, Orlando World Center Marriott
5:30 PM ... Dinner / Evening on your own.
Sun., January 7th ...
8:00 AM ... Religion and Faith Baseed Services Committee ... Chicago/Denver Room, Orlando World Center Marriott
11:00 AM ... APCCA Prostant Worship Service ... Canary 3 Room, Orlando World Center Marriott
4:00 PM ... Exhibit Hall Open Reception ... Cypress Ballroom, Orlando World Center Marriott
Pictures of the Conference
Please take a look at our Facebook Page for the pictures of our conference held in conjunction with the ACA at Orlando.
The National Catholic Reporter has an by in the Nov. 21, 2015 issue.
The article is 'click-able' here - http://ncronline.org/news/spirituality/bringing-god-detention-center-work-mercy
American Jails Magazine Special Issue on Chaplaincy Available Online:
|ACCA Endorsed Pew Forum 50-State Survey on Prison Chaplaincy Released|
To view the entire report, go to http://www.pewforum.org/Social-Welfare/prison-chaplains-exec.aspx.
|Paper on Prison Chaplaincy Published|
A paper on prison chaplaincy by Tom O'Connor and Jeff Duncan entitled 'The Sociology of Humanist, Spiritual, and Religious Practices in Prison: Supporting Responsivity and Desistance from Crime' is now available via the internet. For a free full-text pdf download, go to http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/2/4/590/
|Sunday TV Mass Serves Inmates Nationwide|
The American Catholic Correctional Chaplains Association recommends a special Sunday Mass produced for those unable to participate in a parish liturgy that is now available via TV. For more information about this program, Click Here
ACA Religious Faith PolicyThe American Correctional Association renewed its 'Public Correctional Policy on Religious Faith and Practice' at the 140th Congress of Correction, August, 2010. To read that policy, Click Here.
Article on Faith-Based Prison UnitsTo read an excellent article by Stephen Hall about Indiana's PLUS program, Click Here
Reprinted with permission of the American Correctional Association, Alexandria, VA
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