Vigils

September 8, 2020 Vigil

WE REMEMBER. WE REPENT. WE REPAIR. Cosponsored by: St. Joan of Arc We will meet in front of the Whipple Federal Building at Fort Snelling, located at 1 Federal Drive in St. Paul at 7:30 AM. Please wear masks, BYO signs, and stand socially distanced.

AUGUST 11, 2020 VIGIL

ICOM and Springhouse Ministries will host this month’s vigil at the Whipple Federal Building at Fort Snelling, St. Paul at 7:30 AM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. This month’s vigil theme is: FREE THEM ALL, with a guest speaker from the MN Freedom Fund. COVID Guidelines: Please wear a mask, BYO signs, and stand 6 …

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FREE GREGORIO – Farewell Vigil JULY 29

Barring a miracle, Gregorio’s deportation flight is set to leave MSP Airport tomorrow at 9 AM. ICOM will hold a Farewell Vigil for Gregorio outside the Whipple Federal Courthouse in Ft. Snelling, St. Paul tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29 from 7:30 to 10 am. This is one last opportunity for us to show his family that we love and support them through this …

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July 14, 2020 Vigil

THE END OF ASYLUM? FIGHT BACK AGAINST THE SUPREME COURT’S FAST-TRACK ASYLUM RULING! The Supreme Court recently ruled in support of the Trump Administration’s plan to fast track the asylum process, basically ruling that asylum-seekers do not have the right to a day in court to plea their case. This ruling challenges the internationally recognized …

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March 2020 Vigil

Join ICOM on the second Tuesday of every month in prayer, song, and public display of opposition to an immigration system built on stolen land, funded by our tax dollars, and whose primary mission is now to terrorize our immigrant community members. We are more powerful when we come together as people of multiple faiths …

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February 2020 Vigil

On February 11, 2020, we were joined by the brave leaders of Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD) who were there to support their member, Beto, who is unable to renew his DACA status because he has been illegally detained by ICE. We also read the names of the 500+ Minnesotans that Hennepin County Sheriff Hutchinson …

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January 2020 Vigil

The January vigil was hosted by Buddhists from the MN Zen Meditation Center, Soka Gakkai MN Buddhist Center, Twin Cities Buddhist Sangha, Blooming Heart Sangha, Compassionate Ocean Zen Center, and Clouds in Water Zen Center.

December 2019 Vigil

This month’s vigil will be sponsored by the Edina Lutheran Church and the St. Paul Lutheran Church in collaboration with Heart of the Beast Theater.

November 2019 Vigil

This month’s vigil will be sponsored by the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet & Consociates in collaboration with students of St. Catherine University and the Social Justice Committee of Lumen Christi Catholic Community. Call to Action Contact Governor Walz- 651-201-3400 and your State Legislators –  State your opposition to any expansion …

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October 2019 Vigil

Every vigil that ICOM organizes is important. Countless hours are spent thinking, planning, and implementing ways to respond to the oppression leveled against our immigrant sisters and brothers and their allies. This vigil will have special meaning. Donald Trump will be in town two days later at the Target Center. When Trump tried to end …

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