Community Jail and Prison Ministry Support Groups

Families Behind Bars

Families Behind Bars is a monthly support group for families and friends of a loved one in a correctional facility. For more information, please contact Joyce at or Carol at

Citizen Circles

Citizen Circles are comprised of community members who provide support for re-entry into society.  For more information, please contact Nick Lyster at 419-214-4958 or or visit

"For I was in prison and you visited me." ~ Matthew 25:36

Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love God has for each individual regardless of faith or background, by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end, and nurturing and supporting individuals and families.

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