Dismas Ministry Blog

Dismas Ministry Announces New Executive Director

Please join us in welcoming Tyler Curtis as Dismas Ministry’s new Executive Director! The Board of Directors of Dismas Ministry is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Tyler Curtis as its new Executive Director. She succeeds Founder and previous Executive Director Mr. Ron Zeilinger. Ms. Curtis brings to the position years of experience in […]

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 […]

Dismas Ministry Year of Mercy

Pope Francis Proclaims an Extraordinary Year of Mercy

Today, on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, which is also the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis opens the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. In proclaiming this special year long focus on the gospel theme of mercy, he is calling the Catholic community, and the global community, to reflect on the reality of God’s mercy. […]

Pope Bolivia Prison Visit

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 […]