6th World Day of Awareness & Prayer against Human Trafficking.

Feast St. Josephine Bakhita - 8 February.

On 8 February 2020, we mark the 6th World Day of Awareness and Prayer against Human Trafficking.  Join us in Prayer, Action, and Advocacy to prevent and end Human Trafficking & Exploitation. A number of resources to assist our work together are available as follows: The Talitha Kum Prayer Vigil ”Together against Human Trafficking,” is […]


HLWG Interim Report on the Implementation of the Sexual Offences Act (Ireland) 2017 Part IV

The High-Level Working Group that monitors and supports the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act 2017 Part IV launched their interim report on Wednesday, 29th January 2020. It is authored by its independent chairman, Dr Geoffrey Shannon. The Report is available on the following link. HLWG_InterimReport_SOA2017IV_ByGeoffreyShannon_JAN20_WebVersion


8 February, International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

Prayer Vigil from Talitha Kum linked at the end.

Born in Darfur, (Sudan), in 1869, Josephine Margaret Bakhita, according to local archives, was the niece of the Chief of the village and her family enjoyed a normal, happy childhood filled with love and care. But Darfur in the 1800’s, was a stomping ground for armed slave raiders, who regularly kidnapped men, women and children […]


Prayer Calendar 11 Jan. – 8 February, 2020.

The Prayer Calendar 11 January – 8 February 2020, provides a daily inspiration throughout the month of January and ending on the feast of St. Bakhita,  8 February next. Devised annually by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, the calendar also offers some tips on how to stay safe and to protect others from […]