Dear to Christ members and friends of the OCPM family, Blessings to each of you! My thanks to you for your prayers and support as I have moved into the position of Executive Director. As you know, each year OCPM sends more than 1,000 icons, prayer books, Orthodox Study Bibles, correspondence courses and other materials free of charge to anyone in prison who requests them. By God’s grace, the requests are increasing! With each envelope and package we send, the Holy Orthodox Faith is being offered to those who are seeking. Prayers are rising like incense to God from inside prisons. One bishop...Read More
For months now, OCPM staff and volunteers have been busy planning our 2014 Convocation, which was scheduled for July 24-26 in Houston, Texas. We were looking forward to inspiring speakers and workshops and, even more so, the opportunity for fellowship with you. We are writing to you now because, due to unforeseen circumstances, we must cancel this year’s convocation. We know that many of you were anticipating this event as much as we were, and we are sorry that it will not come to fruition this year. OCPM has held six convocations to date—all of them uplifting and enriching. The...Read More
To bring the love of Christ to those who are in prison by providing encouragement, material support, transition and reintegration services, Christian education spiritual guidance and the sacramental life of the Church.