The Office of Restorative Justice for the Archdiocese of San Francisco invites you to save the following dates on your calendar. They have several events coming up this year for Crime Survivors, please register early.
Bay Area Chapter Meeting - May 19, 2018
Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice (partner event)
Today, we are hosting the CCHD National Grant meeting at Villa Maria del Mar Retreat Center in Santa Cruz. Our Diocesan Restorative Justice Directors are meeting with their PICO, IAF, and community partners to discuss and share their progress in their local restorative justice projects and statewide advocacy plans. This meeting is held biannually.
The Archdiocese of San Francisco
Office of Human Life and Dignity
One Peter Yorke Way, San Francisco CA 94109-6602 • Phone (415) 614-5572
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
Every April, the Department of Justice's Office of Victims of Crime leads communities throughout the country in their annual observances of NCVRW.
This year, OVC will commemorate NCVRW April 8–14, observing the 2018 theme—Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims. The theme emphasizes the importance of inclusion in victim services and addresses—
The Diocese of San Bernardino Office of Restorative Justice will be conducting a Love One Another prayer vigil for the 3-year-old Highgrove girl killed earlier this year reportedly by her mother.
The vigil for Zayla Rank will be held today, Wednesday, April 4 at 5 p.m. at 3440 Cannes Ave.
RE Congress was extra special this year!
Bishop O'Connell celebrated the first restorative justice themed mass on Friday, March 16. It was themed, Restorative Justice: An Act of Mercy. DRJDs Deacons John Storm and Warren Hoy assisted. Over 2,500 people attended and heard Bishop O'Connell's wonderful homily that focused on what is truly important in life - love and compassion. Marty Haugen and Daniel Delgado and the band who provided the awesome music, including, "Teach Us Your Mercy", a piece created especially for this Mass.