Amazing story: “Catechist to the Incarcerated” finally released after 25 years of unjust confinement.

While in prison–and this is the big lesson for me–Ford made impressive use of his unjustly mandated solitude. He wrote articles for Catholic publications, co-founded the Alabama prison system’s GED program and founded the Killian Mooney Catechetical Institute, earned a business degree, helped facilitate an anger management course for inmates, and is the only Alabama convict to to have  published a book,The Missionary’s Catechism. Oh, and over 100 convicts entered the Catholic Church under his mentorship.

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