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Know Any Buddhist Prison Chaplains in FL?

December 16, 2008

Specifically in the area of the Florida State Prison in Raiford, FL?

I write to a guy incarcerated there and thought it might be helpful for him to get some guidance from someone who may be able to get inside the prison for a visit or more. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

4 Comments leave one →
  1. December 18, 2008 7:21 am

    Thanks everyone for the responses! I am sending out a letter today to make sure he even wants a visit, probably should do that first. But it doesn’t hurt to try to arrange something in the meantime.

  2. December 17, 2008 12:28 am

    Hey, Nate! I posted your request to the Buddhist chaplaincy listserve. Also, I know Frank Tedesco was a Buddhist chaplain at a prison in Florida’s Pinellas County (see my post about his removal from that position here). If you can track him down, perhaps he could be helpful.

  3. tonymil permalink
    December 16, 2008 11:52 pm

    I know somebody that MIGHT be able to point you in the right direction. I’ll ask and see.

  4. December 16, 2008 11:09 pm

    Gateless Gate Zen Center in Gainesville has a prison outreach program. I don’t know Florida so don’t know how close it might be to the prison.

    You can find out more at:

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