Some books and a video about a heroic priest and his ministry

Catholic and Enjoying It! | 7/20/2019 | Staff TwentySeventeen/assets/images/default-thumbs/default-img-woman-sunset.jpg

Sometime back I mentioned the work of Fr. Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries and linked to a great speech he gave.

…is an authentic portrayal of hope, dignity, reconciliation and transformative healing. Captured in penetrating photographs and accompanied by intimate stories and poetry written by former gang members, it opens a compassionate window into their valiant determination to become valuable contributors to their families, communities, and society at large. This 200 – page book commemorates 30 years of Homeboy Industries and the thousands of young men and women who have walked through its doors seeking a second chance at life – those who were never offered a first. Alison Fogg Carlson, is native of England who has lived in San Francisco for 35 years. She is a mother, winemaker and author of The Man Within. Preeminent photographer, Michael Collopy, internationally known for his remarkable portraits of public figures, is the insightful and passionate photographer for this book. Father Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit priest, is the founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries, the largest and most successful gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Walking In Grace is beautifully weaved together by...
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