Leath Correctional Institution (L3)
2809 Airport Road
Greenwood, SC 29649
803-896-10000 or 864-229-5709
Warden: Angelia Rawaki 803-896-2234 Rawaki.Angelia@doc.state.sc.us
Chaplains: Delcinia Jameson 803-896-1029 Jameson.Delcinia@doc.state.sc.us
Chaplain Jameson is in her office Monday- Friday 8:30-12:00 Noon
Prison Population: Unknown
Number Of Catholics Registered: 23
Catholic Clergyman Assigned: Fr. Jim Crowley 864-223-8410
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 915 Mathis Road, Greenwood, SC 29646
Sacraments Offered: Mass and Penance Service once a month. Communion Services are offered the remainder of the time.
Catholic Volunteers: Team Leader Ann Di Diego 864-223-4450 at 104 Spenser Court, Greenwood 29649
Volunteers include: Carol Mayson, Charlotte Cabri and Libby Bartley
Number Of Catholics Participating: 12-10 Catholic & 2 Non-Catholic
Catholic Programs Offered: Wednesdays from 9:3O-11:OO AM
Books used: Bi-lingual Missals, the “New Catholic Answer Bible” and the Little Black Book- “Transfiguration’. The classes include the Sunday Gospel readings with discussion, a communion service followed by reciting one decade of the rosary. Stations of the Cross are said during Lent. Rosary beads with instructions are given to all participants. Along with religious programming, the Volunteers have started a craft program where the women make quilts, stuffed animals and flowers for nursing home patients and for children in crisis.
Ministry’s Budget: Funding is provided by the Parish Women’s Club as needed. In addition, Father gives each women $120-$150 for a pair of shoes and an outfit to wear when they are released to go home and to seek employment.
Requested Items: Our prison volunteers would like the diocese to offer diocesan retreats for all the prison volunteers throughout the state.
2 Kairos Weekends Are Held Per Year #20 SPRING 2012. 684 residents have made the Kairos Weekend The Volunteer Coordinator is Rose Cannon 864-439-2589. Monthly “REUNIONS” are held. There are 12-15 Kairos volunteers who assist her at the monthly “REUNIONS.”