CATHEDRAL SQUARE: A VISIT WITH FRED LAPUZZA OF THE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE MINISTRY
Welcome to another episode of Cathedral Square featuring your host, Fr. Christopher Smith.
Today, we’ll be talking about Catholic social teaching and restorative justice. Joining Fr. Christopher in-studio is a gentleman named Fred LaPuzza. Fred is the Director of the Office of Restorative Justice for the Diocese of Orange. Among other things, the restorative justice ministry targets those who are incarcerated in our jail systems in Orange County. They help to bring awareness about their work to local parishes and the community as a whole; and, they advocate for laws that are in line with Catholic social teaching and the Gospel.
Original broadcast date 9/18/21
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EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING IN ACTION
On today’s installment, Deacon Steve welcomes Don Wagner to the program. He is currently in the role of Supervisor of the 3rd District in Orange County, CA. He is also the former mayor of Irvine.
Don shares the story of marrying his high school sweetheart, and raising his three children in southern California.
He also talks about the process of integrating his Catholic faith into all aspects of life.. and that includes the political realm.
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Originally broadcast on 2/9/2020
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