Rick Speaks Archive

A Brother’s Plea for Alexis Rodriguez

On May 21, 1989 my brother was arrested along with Juan G. (a juvenile) for his alleged involvement in a fight which resulted in the death

PA Inmate Update Covid-19, by Rick DiLaurenzo

This information appears as a public service for the family and friends of inmates in the PA State Prison System.  The website: https://www.cor.pa.gov/Pages/COVID-19.aspx    has information that is

PrisonMentoring.com–A Fellowship of Joy, By Rick DiLaurenzo

As Christians, we often think of fellowship as something that happens at our church, or our small group meetings, or perhaps at Bible study classes.  Many

Praying Behind Bars, By Vincent Franklin and Rick DiLaurenzo

In many prisons, there are groups of active Christians who participate in spiritual activities that are never portrayed on television or reported in the news.  Christians

The Reality of Prison Ministry, by Rick DiLaurenzo

The truth is…a decade ago I never would have guessed that I would be celebrating 5 years of prison ministry!  I would have believed that any

Mike Inspires His Mentor! By Rick DiLaurenzo

After a two hour ride culminating in Pennsylvania’s coal mining towns of Minersville and Shamokin, we drove into the parking lot of the State Correctional Institute