Entries by Ron Zeilinger

Our 2016 National Catholic Prison Ministry Conference on Living Our Faith Radio

In this #YearofMercy, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is one of the cohosts for the first National Catholic Prison Ministry Conference, Nov. 10-11, 2016. Archbishop Listecki and co-host Fr. Paul Hartmann spoke with our Dismas Ministry director, Ron Zeilinger on Living Our Faith Radio Show about the upcoming conference. Living Our Faith airs in the Milwaukee […]

The Pope and the Penitentiary

Here are our favorite quotes from Pope Francis’ visit to the Santa Cruz-Palmasola penitentiary on Saturday, July 11th: The man standing before you is a man who has experienced forgiveness. We can lose this dignity in so many ways. But Jesus is stubborn: he gave his very life to restore the identity we had lost. This […]

“My Last Day”

We came across this beautiful Animé version of Jesus’ death and resurrection seen through the eyes of Dismas and want to share it with you. This story unfolds through the eyes of a criminal who receives the same brutal crucifixion sentence as Christ. “My Last Day” is a short film of regret, repentance and redemption. Animé […]

Ron’s Reflection: Angels

I was struck by the description of the angel who rolled the stone back from the entrance to Christ’s tomb and then sat on it, announcing the resurrection: “He is not here.” I confess, I don’t usually think of angels a lot, not since I was a youngster in Catholic grade school when Sister told […]