This year, Prisoners’ Sunday takes place on 9th October. It is a day when the Catholic Church encourages everyone to reflect on and pray for prisoners and their families. Prisoners’ Sunday is a time to think about how we as individuals, as a Church and as communities are serving those affected by imprisonment. Prisoners’ Sunday also marks the beginning of the ecumenical Prisons Week (9th – 15th October) – a week of prayer and awareness raising of the needs of prisoners and their families, victims, prison staff and all those who work alongside them. You can find out more at