Chaplin Sam Smolinisky announced today that Father Greg Boyle will spend a day with inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Fa. Boyle will celebrate Mass in A & B Chapels, walk the housing in A Yard and the solitary confinement units (SHU and Ad-Seg).
Father Boyle, SJ, is the founder and director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California. He employs hundreds of people in a gang prevention program unlike other programs. He provides tattoo removals and offers education, legal, and medical services to those who are affected by gangs and drugs in the greater LA area. He is also a well-known speaker and author.