Prison Ministry

About Us

Mission of Penang Diocesan Prison Ministry:
Mercy and Hope to those in captivity. 
Detention is merely a process of reintegration into society. Our goals and aims are:

  • Sharing the Word of God 
  • Putting meaning back to the life of forgotten people
  • Creating Awareness among parishioners (children and adults) through Crime Prevention Talks

Our Leaders

Coordinator: Jeanne J Saw
Asst. Coordinator: Steven Cheong
Secretary: Chan Lilian
Treasurer: Santhanamary

Activities in 2020

  • Monthly reflection on the Gospel
  • Prison visit before MCO
  • Coordinated in herbal soap moulding in other parishes, presented to Jawi Prison personnel for the inmates
  • Video recording on Gospel sharing and reflection during MCO for prison authority to screen to inmates

Plans for 2021

  • Monthly reflection on the Gospel
  • Crime Prevention Talk (on-site/online)
  • Prison visit when situation allows, based on government, parish and diocesan directives
  • Continue to coordinate in herbal soap moulding (for inmates) 
  • Video recording on Gospel sharing and reflection as required