Morton parish donates clothing to give fresh start to those released from prison

Chrissy Ropp hands a bag of men's clothing to Sue D'Amore before the 9:30 a.m. Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church in Morton on Feb. 12. The parish collected clothing Feb. 11-12 for use by outgoing parolees and releases from the Illinois River Correctional Center in Canton. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

MORTON — The prison gate opens and you re-enter society after a lengthy incarceration. The adjustment is going to be difficult enough with no money, perhaps no home, and no transportation. But because of the generosity of members of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Morton, men released from the Illinois River Correctional Center in Canton can […]

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