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Ernie Garcia — Breaking Destructive Cycles
Episode 328th March 2022 • Encounters With Dignity • Catholic Mobilizing Network
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After 29 years of incarceration, Ernie Garcia shares his journey from a childhood where violence was the norm toward his ultimate transformation and reintegration with his community.

Ernie talks about how his faith played a pivotal role in helping him understand his traumas, take responsibility for his harmful actions, and commit to making things as right as possible. His story is a powerful testament to the inner, spiritual work of restorative justice, and how reliance on God can lead us to break destructive cycles of harm and violence.