Among the corporal works of mercy, visiting the imprisoned is not one that gets to spotlight very often. We can sometimes think that the people who are in prison are there for a reason – to keep them away from society. So why should we go to them?
Fr. Joe D’Amico runs the prison ministry for the Archdiocese of Newark, and he stopped by Morning Air® to share why Catholics are called to visit the imprisoned, and the impact that prison ministry has on those who are incarcerated or recently released from prison.