January 06, 2017

Reflection & Prayer Calendar to End Human Trafficking from 11 January – 8 February, 2017.

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the United States of America. The presidential proclamation can be read here

In support of Human Trafficking Awareness Month the Sisters of St Joseph of Orange have prepared a Reflection & Prayer Calendar to End Human Trafficking. It commences on 11 January, National Human trafficking awareness Day and concludes on 8 February, Feast of St Bakhita and International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

Download the Reflection & Prayer Calendar (PDF)

Sisters of Mercy globally support victims of human trafficking, educate about this 'crime against humanity' (Pope Francis) and advocate for the needs of victims and the imposition of appropriate penalties for traffickers. Read our corporate stance here

Additional Resources:

Interfaith Toolkit (18pps; PDF)

Prayer Ritual (4pps; PDF)

Prayer Service for 8 February from US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (PDF)

Image: St Bakhita

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