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YOU ARE GOING INTO THE PRISONS, with your charitable donations and keeping our Ministry going strong.

Your generous gift will help us continue to send our Bread of Life Catholic Bible Study workbooks, Bibles, Prayer Books, Holy Cards, etc., Free of Charge, to inmates each week, along with our Monthly Newsletters.

Currently Serving:

  • 1,046 Prison Facilities.

  •      48 New Facilities added in 2023.

  • 5,100 avg. Monthly Newsletter.

  •       55 avg. New Inmates requesting info. each month.

  •     138 avg. Packages going out each month.

  • 1,418 total Packages sent in 2023.



Sponsorship Items / Our Costs:

  • $10,000   – Yearly Printing Bread of Life Bible Study ($7,000 Eng. & $3,000 Span.)

  •   $1,900   –  Monthly Newsletter Printing & Distribution

  •   $1,200   –  Monthly Shipping Costs & Supplies/Boxes/Tape/Envelopes

  •     $875    –  Monthly Office Rent & Utilities

  •     $350    –  Quarterly - 100 Basic Catechism booklets

  •     $150    –  Monthly - 25 Bibles

  •       $50    –  Quarterly - 100 Holy Cards

  •       $30    –   1 Inmate package (Bible, Bible Study workbook, Basic Catechism, Pamphlets and Prayer Cards + shipping)

  •          $6    –  One Bible

Please PARTNER to Continue reaching the imprisoned. 

Consider sponsoring all or a portion of an Annual Expense, listed above, or for just $30 a month, sponsor a new inmate each month.
Know that all volunteers, donors, and inmates are remembered in our prayer intentions.

St. Dismas Guild functions through our generous volunteers and donations alone.  Deacon Ken and Marie have always maintained that Our Lord will provide the funding needed and do not participate in formal fund raising events.




  • First, is BY PRAYER.

We ask the Holy Spirit to inspire and bless the work of our hands, bless our volunteers, the inmates who write to us, and all our sponsors. We ask that you prayerfully consider an offering to continue our ministry of freely supplying these materials to inmates in prison facilities all across the United States.  Thank you...


  • Second, donate below via Credit Card:

Scroll to the very bottom of this page and fill out the Credit Card form and prayerfully consider a recurring monthly donation.  Thank you...


  • Third, mail your donation to:

      St. Dismas Guild,

      P.O. Box 2129,

      Escondido CA 92033


  • Fourth, contact us via email to find out about volunteering opportunities or receive information.

at [email protected]



"Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15

"Lord, when did I see you prison, and not help you?" Matthew 25:44


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Thank you and God bless...


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