Prison Ministry

Provides worship and religious education for prisoners. Assists and counsels families in an effort to maintain family bonding during incarceration. Prison ministry also coordinates Death Row ministry and annual Cities for Life event.

Civil Institutions Ministry

Provides ministry to maximum-security inmates and those on Death Row at Florida State Prison and Union Correctional Institute prisons.

Deacon Lowell "Corky" Hecht

Deacon Lowell “Corky” Hecht


(904) 208-6977

Want to be a volunteer?

The diocesan prison ministry program keeps growing with more facilities being added and more inmates wanting coverage at existing facilities. We ask you to pray and see if the Holy Spirit might be calling you to join our Prison Ministry Team in some capacity.