I was in prison, and you visited me

We are committed to providing. 

religious services and spiritual companionship to inmates

with pastoral teams at correctional

& Detention Institutions

The Holy See

Dismas Center

Dismas Center (DC) is committed to helping families of offenders, children of incarcerated parents, Individuals (ex-offenders), and newly convicted offenders (prison consulting).

​​​Our Vision

We see Christ in others


others see Christ in us.

We are called, trained and sent 

to release the Good News  

to those affected

by the criminal & Immigration

justice systems.

Our Mission

Our Services

For more information email us:


International Commission of

Catholic Prison Pastoral Care

MATTHEW 25: 36

Launch of The Detention Ministry Observatory

The website of the Detention Ministry Observatory (DMO) has been launched. The website is focused on the Criminal and Immigration Justice Systems. It is an online video platform for critical reflection on the systems and creation of networks of practitioners and officials from pastoral, social-educative and legal dimensions at local, state, national and international levels.