We have over 50 trained volunteers that serve the inmates.


Our Team

Jail Ministry is driven by the needs of inmates and families.  Staff and volunteers are present in the Justice Center on a daily basis to provide support and advocacy.



Keith Cieplicki

Office and Bail Coordinator

Victoria Moore


Weekly Mass Celebrants

Fr. John Schopfer

Peter Sinatra - Music

Fr. Bill Bosch

Spiritual Presence in the facility
Geneva Fortune



Sherri Watkins


We have over 50 trained volunteers who work with the inmates.  We hold an annual 6 week training one night per week for 2 hours February through April for folks interested in volunteering.  Please contact Keith at Jail Ministry if you are interested.


Jesuit Novices

Each year, from September to December, we work with the Jesuit Novitiate training Jesuit novices in the work of Jail Ministry.  Their presence in the facility and work with our community is a great blessing.


2018 Novices

Brian Engelhart

Sebastian Tong

2017 Novices

Bryan Galligan

Matt Briand

Andrew Schilling

2016 Novices

Paul Phillipino

Dan Stracquadanio

Melvin Rayappa

Novice Coordinator

Joseph Sands, S.J.


Worker Council

Founded in the spirit of the Catholic Worker Movement, we meet the fourth Monday of each month at 4:30 pm in our offices downtown to discuss issues.  All are welcome.  In many ways the Council serves like a "Board of Directors", with the main difference being that all of our attendees are very actively involved as volunteers in the work of the ministry.


Worker Council Members

Keith Cieplicki

Peggy Wroebel

Ellen Golden

Carl Thomas

Tim McCarthy

Lois Benevento

Fr. John Schopfer

Beth Schafer

Bill Cuddy


We are always excited to add new participants to our Worker Council.