Author Archives: Girard Rooks

Pastor Finds New Spiritual Calling

By Girard Rooks Why me? Why this? Who hasn’t asked this at times? Two men serving time in San Quentin asked me to talk about how and why I send sermons to California prisoners. I can answer in two ways. One, my experience of how it happened, and the other is through God’s view, as […]

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Sending Sermons to Prisoners

By Girard Rooks Why me? Why this? Who hasn’t asked this at times? Two men serving time in San Quentin asked me to talk about how and why I send sermons to California prisoners. I can answer in two ways. One, my experience of how it happened, and the other is through God’s view, as […]

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Back in the Day

Selected Stories From Past Issues of The San Quentin News NOV. 28, 1980 – The Catholic Chapel played host Saturday to two local Christian bands. Appearing were the Emmanuel Group from the San Jose area and Infinity from Oakland. NOV. 28, 1980 – A shot was fired in the East Block to break up a […]

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