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Promotes the witness of Catholic chaplains and volunteers to prisoners in Eastern Connecticut through education, evangelization and the presence of the Church; disburses funds for program materials for the educational programs and evangelization programs; acts as liaison with the Department of Corrections; provides referrals, resources, and fellowship in the community for former prisoners and for victims and families affected by crime; encourages healing through reconciliation and constructive approaches in criminal justice.

Advisory Committee:
Deacon Christopher Deskus, Diocesan Director
Mrs. Elizabeth Bonagura
Sister Patricia Cook, RSM
Mr. Bernard Feeney
Mrs. Nancy Delaney
Deacon Rene Kieda
Mr. Thomas Moriarty
Mrs. Gina Raymond

Bishop Flanagan Ministry Center
199 Broadway
Norwich, CT 06360 
Phone: 860-848-2237 ext. 211

Interested in Volunteering?
Contact Deacon Christopher Deskus


Brooklyn Correctional Institution
59 Hartford Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234
Phone: (860) 779-4568
Chaplain: Deacon Christopher Deskus   

York Correctional Institution
201 W. Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone: (860) 691-6529 or (860) 691-6673

Chaplain: Reverend Zacharias Pushpanathan

Northern Correctional Institution
287 Bilton Road, Somers, CT 06071
Phone: (860) 763-8686
Chaplain: Reverend Bartholomew Ibe

Osborn Correctional Institution
100 Bilton Road, Somers, CT 06071
Phone: (860) 749-8391, Ext. 5476
Chaplain: Deacon Michael Torres

Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution
391 Shaker Road, Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 763-6599
Chaplain: Reverend Zacharias Pushpanathan

Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Institution
986 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville, CT 06382
Phone: (860) 848-5764
Chaplain: Reverend Zacharias Pushpanathan
Deacon Christopher Deskus

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    Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
    201 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294