Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ is best known for his pastoral leadership at Dolores Mission Church in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles, where he served from 1986 through 1992. Homeboy Industries, created in 1988, is now the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the United States.
Greg is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion,” which has been honored by SCIBA (Southern California Indie Booksellers Association), Pen USA, Publishers Weekly, and Goodreads Choice Awards. In 2011, he was inducted into the California Hall of Fame.