Daily Archives: February 8, 2021

Danuta at work

  This pandemic has forced us to change habits and patterns and made us discover new ways of carrying out our apostolate. Here in Oran, Algeria, we used to go to the prison in pairs (with a priest) once a week to meet between 25-38 men. The prisoners are almost all sub-Saharan (majority Cameroonians). Most have no other visits and no links with the outside since their arrest. During the visit I try to listen to each one. When I get home I contact their relatives, their partners, friends in Algeria and then by Facebook their families and friends living elsewhere. It is an extremely emotional and spiritual apostolate because we are journeying together and we are able to form a family that meets once a week around the Word of God. Due to the health crisis, the country’s authorities suspended visits to prisoners, but during the last few months,…

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