Prisons’ Week

October 17, 2021 | 10:30 am
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

On Sunday 17 October the Cathedral will hold a special service at 10.30 am to mark Prisons Week.


For more than forty years Prisons Week has encouraged communities to pray for the needs of all those affected by prisons: prisoners and their families, victims of crime and their communities, those working in the criminal justice system and the many people who are involved in caring for those affected by crime on the inside and outside of our prisons.

The service will include prayers for prisoners, victims and staff, and involves prison governors and chaplains from HMP Highpoint, HMP Warren Hill and HMP/YOI Hollesley Bay and some serving prisoners from Hollesley Bay.


The address will be given by Catherine Todd, Chaplaincy HQ Advisor and Quaker Faith Advisor. There will be a Q&A session with Catherine, the Reverend Deacon Alan McMahon, Managing Chaplain at Highpoint, and the High Sheriff, Mr Edward Creasy, after the service in the Cathedral Centre, where refreshments will be provided.