Orthodoxy Behind Bars Updates and Reflections on The Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry
Start date: May 2014 5 episodes
Learn how our church is reaching out to those in prison and helping spread Orthodoxy in prisons and jails around the country. We invite you to listen to the accounts of those who help lead the ministry, people who have been incarcerated, families of the incarcerated, and volunteers who help build prison ministry.
|Date||Title & Description||Duration|
|Apr 03, 2015||
Guest host Santhe Loizos interviews Joe, an Orthodox catechumen who was introduced to Orthodoxy while serving a sentence in Federal prison.
|Sep 13, 2014||
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Carla Thomas, a Family Practice Physician from Aniston, Alabama, a board member of OCPM, and one of the organizers of the Ancient Christianity and Afro-American Conference, which will be held this year at St. Stephen the Protomartyr Orthodox Church in Lima, Ohio.
|Jun 05, 2014||
Bobby Maddex interviews Mr. John Wetzel, the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Secretary Wetzel is responsible for the management and operations of the Pennsylvania Corrections Department, which has a nearly $2 billion budget, houses over 51,000 inmates, and has approximately 15,000 employees. Here he talks about the impact of religion and religious ministries on those in prison.
|May 29, 2014||
Bobby Maddex interviews Chaplain Patrick Tutella about the upcoming OCPM Convocation, which will be held July 24-26 in Houston, Texas.
|May 19, 2014||
Bobby Maddex interviews Chaplain Patrick Tutella, the Executive Director of The Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM), and Christiana Roulakis, OCPM’s Director of Development, about Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday, which is on May 25, 2014.