Jail Reflections

Statement from Fr. Steve Kelly, SJ for Brunswick Festival of Hope, Oct. 20,2019

October 21, 2019

In her distillation of years of sobriety Annie Lamott writes in Traveling Mercies “Courage is fear that has said it’s prayers”. Claiming inspiration from Isaiah 2: 4 and Martin Luther…

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Fr. Steve Kelly’s message from jail to NYC Festival of Hope, September 29

October 8, 2019

It is my privilege to greet and thank you as you gather. I write in relay like a tenuous voice in the wilderness, as I’m among the wilderness of the…

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Mark Colville’s Statement on Returning Home, October 7

October 7, 2019

Hello friends! It is so good to be home. Deep thanks to all of you who have been wishing and praying and hoping me here all this time, and for…

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Letter from Mark Colville from the Glynn Co. Jail

March 23, 2019

Dear Friends, Greetings and hugs all around! With a grateful heart I commend all who continue to make the sacrifices necessary to keep our doors at the Amistad Catholic Worker…

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Rattling My Cage (Some thoughts on our upcoming trial)  by Mark Colville

June 26, 2018

[MOTIONS HEARING STATEMENT: First Draft] One of the blessings that has flowed in abundance during this time of incarceration is recollectedness – a mental and spiritual focus which I often…

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Reflection of Gratitude by Clare Grady from the Glynn County Detention Facility

May 30, 2018

Every day I wake up in jail I give thanks. I am grateful to be alive, grateful for every day I wake; able to see, to hear, to walk, to…

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Clare’s reflection from the Glynn County Detention Facility

May 29, 2018

From Clare Grady, “I am especially grateful for today’s Gospel reading. I feel that I have been living it and I want to share my experience, strength, and hope…MK 10:28-31:…

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Sunday, Post Cards to Bodhi, No. 2 By Mark Colville

May 24, 2018

Luke 1:57-66, 80 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his…

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A reflection by Martha Hennessy written just before her release from Glynn county jail:

May 23, 2018

“In southern Georgia it is nearing the end of May and we are approaching the eighth week of incarceration at Camden and Glynn Count jails, following the Kings Bay Plowshares…

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Sunday,  Postcards to Bodhi, No. 1 by Mark Colville

May 17, 2018

Mark 4:26-34 Jesus said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would…

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Sign the Global Petition

(The petition has been delivered to the Department of Justice before the trial in October 2019 where the seven were convicted of all four counts. They are now being sentenced. You can still sign to show support, and you'll be added to the mailing list.)

This is a request that you join distinguished citizens of the world including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, other Nobel laureates and many others by signing our global petition to dismiss all charges against the Kings Bay Plowshares 7.

They face years in prison for exposing illegal and immoral nuclear weapons that threaten all life on Earth. The seven nonviolently and symbolically disarmed the Trident nuclear submarine base at Kings Bay, GA on April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (View KBP7 reading their statement here.)