“Come to me you who are blessed by my father, take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For… I was in prison and you came to visit me”(Matthew 25:34, 36). Here is an opportunity obtain manifold blessings by carrying out this mandate of Jesus Christ, through Jesus Fraternity.

Jesus Fraternity

Jesus Fraternity is a movement under the supervision the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Conference. It is a fellowship of prayer and fraternity serving the lost, least and last especially in the prisons of Kerala, by striving for the holistic (total integrated) rehabilitation of the prisoners, would be prisoners (criminals) and their families. Fraternity meets the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, familial, financial and social needs of these people.

It is estimated that before the advent of Jesus Fraternity and similar ministries, 75% of the prisoners (as in other parts of the world) who were released from prisons of Kerala, committed crime and were imprisoned again. It is reported that this rate has been reduced to 20% as the effect of the activities of Jesus Fraternity and similar ministries. Thus Jesus Fraternity helps the society a peaceful place to live for you and for your children.

History

Jesus Fraternity is a Church Organization established in 1985 and approved by the Peace, Justice and Development Commission of the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Conference in 1989. This focuses its attention on the correction,... Learn More»

Activities

Visit to the prisoners is a divine call by Jesus Himself who was himself in prison. Adhering to this divine call the members faithfully and regularly visit the prisoners on a weekly basis. Read more»

Contact us

Director, Jesus Fraternity, Pastoral Orientation Centre, PB. No. 2251, Palarivattom, Cochin- 25, Kerala, India Read more»
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