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“I was in prison and you came to Me…” (Matthew 25:36)

[Prison Ministry]The purpose of Prison Ministry is to bring the love of Christ to those who are in prison by providing encouragement, material support, transition and reintegration services, Christian education, spiritual guidance, and the sacramental life of the Church.

The Saint Barbara Parish provides support to the following facilities:

Santa Barbara County Jail
4434 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, California 93110
(805) 681-4100

Isla Vista Foot Patrol Station
6546-A Pardall
Isla Vista, California 93117
(805) 681-4179

California Men’s Colony
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93409
(805) 547-7900

The Orthodox Church also offers resources through the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry. Please visit their website

If you know someone who would benefit from our Prison Ministry, please contact the Church Office.