"Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light for my path." Psalm 119:105


St. Dismas Guild is a non-profit prison ministry (since 1989) run by a team of volunteers. We do not go into the prisons, but receive many letters with requests and testimonies each week from inmates.  We send out on average, 130 Packages (Free Bible and Bible Study workbooks, Prayer books, Holy Cards, etc.) and over 4,000 Newsletters per month to prison facilities (currently serving 870 facilities) all across the United States.

We also have Free Bible Study Lessons, Lectio Divina reflections, and our monthly Newsletter on the Website for people to download, please check the other tabs.


Currently Serving:

  •    870 Prison Facilities across the United States.
  • 4,691 Total receiving our monthly Newsletter.
  •     67 avg. New Inmates requesting info. each month.
  •    132 avg. Packages going out each month.
Our introductory packages consist of The Bread of Life Catholic Bible Study, a Catholic Bible, a Basic Catechism, Prayer Pamphlets with Saint Cards, a Monthly Newsletter and a list of books.
This introductory packet cost about $25 per package. Please consider making a monthly donation to sponsor a new inmate each month.
Donations to help us send free resources to prisoners
or those who cannot afford them
may be made out to:
St. Dismas Guild, PO Box 2129, Escondido CA 92033