Here are some ways to join in prayer:
Prayer Vigil in Commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Local Catholic Sisters in the Greater Boston areainvite you to gather on Sunday, January 6, 2013, from 1:00-2:00pm at 637 Cambridge St. Brighton, MA, for a prayer vigil to commemorate the fifth annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
Participants will gather in the Chapel of the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse. Those who wish will proceed outside for the vigil. For more information call 617.746.2028.
Weekend of Prayer
The weekend of prayer will be held January 11-13, 2013.
• Weekend of January 5-6 – EDUCATION
The Weekend of Prayer should be prefaced by a time of learning about human trafficking. The website will have educational resources, links, videos, samples of bulletin inserts and prayer guides for your use.
• Friday, January 11: HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS DAY
ALL are encouraged to say individual prayers, in their homes or places of employment, at 12 Noon.
On the evening of the 11th there will be webcasts of interdenominational prayer gatherings in several major cities, including Washington DC, Orlando, Miami, Dallas and Las Vegas. The rallies will be streamed over the Internet. Every member of Congress will be invited to the rally in DC.
• Saturday, January 12: A TELEPHONIC PRAYER SURGE
Nationwide Prayer Conference Call to end modern day slavery.
Call 9am-11am Eastern, and 6am-8am Pacific
712-432-0075 access code 6149782#
• Sunday, January 13: PRAYER OF THOUSANDS of CHURCHES
Petitioning with one voice, Congregations are encouraged to dedicate their prayers to ending modern day slavery. Clergy may choose to dedicate their sermons to a justice message. It is our hope that through this event thousands of the Faithful will be informed about the horrors of modern day slavery and be motivated to take action to seek justice.
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;