April Vigil 2024

 “Choosing Compassion Over Indifference” The Basilica of St. Mary’s and the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates are humbled to be co-hosting the April ICOM Vigil together this year. Join us in person or online as we stand up for immigrant families and neighbors. We will meet at the […]

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March Vigil 2024

“Asylum – Seekers are Resilient, Talented and Hopeful” The presenter will be Dave Haley, Board of Directors for Casa Guadalupana. Join us in person or online as we stand up for immigrant families and neighbors. We will meet at the Bishop Whipple Building at 1 Federal Drive at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 12th. 7:30am, Tuesday, March 12Bishop

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January Vigil 2024

“Immigration Justice and the Commandments” Temple Israel with be our co-host with Rabbi Ricky presenting. Karla Leitzman from Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service will also be presenting. Songs will be presented by Virginia Grey of Edina Community Lutheran Church. 7:30am, Tuesday, January 9Bishop Henry Whipple Building1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, MN 55111

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December 2023 Vigil

“Accompaniment: Advent Points to Seeking Refuge and Engaged Waiting” Our vigil this month is hosted by the St Joan of Arc Community’s ministry of  “Welcome the Stranger”. The focus will be on the call to Accompaniment. Advent is a time of active waiting while also pondering what it is like to be seeking refuge. Meister Eckart,

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November 2023 Vigil

Speakers include members of Plymouth Congregational Church and ICOM. Join us in person or online as we stand up for immigrant families and neighbors. We will meet at the Bishop Whipple Building at 1 Federal Drive at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday November 14th. Plymouth Congregational Church gratefully acknowledges that we are on the sacred traditional territory of

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October 2023 Vigil

We welcome you to our vigil in October. Our presenters will be Cheryl Behrent, director of Sarah’s, an Oasis for Women, and Sara Adams, ICOM’s AID Program Coordinator. Sarah’s is a home for women “seeking safety, dignity, and healing”. It is a ministry of Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. There will be reading and

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September 2023 Vigil

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul, is pleased to host the September ICOM Vigil for immigrant justice.  Gloria Dei is a caring, healing, and welcoming community that has sponsored refugees since the 1930s and is currently hosting an asylum-seeking family from Peru. As we gather for this vigil on land that was home to indigenous

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August 2023 Vigil

We are an open, progressive, energetic and inclusive congregation with a historical emphasis on social justice. We acknowledge that Edina Community Lutheran Church is located on the traditional, ancestral and contemporary lands of the Dakhóta Oyáte*, the Dakota nation. Treaties developed through exploitation and violence were broken. Tribes were forced to exist on ever smaller amounts

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July 2023 Vigil

Hear from knowledgeable editor, Mary Turck of the amazing Go-To blog for current news and updates on Immigration. Listen to voices of DACA recipients, sing, pray and be called to act. Hosted by Spirit of St Stephen’s Catholic Community and the Weekly Tuesday ICE Vigil group. Join us in person or online as we stand

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June 2023 Vigil

Our vigil is June 13th at 7:30 a.m. Join us in person at the Henry Whipple Building at 1 Federal Drive or via zoom. Our guest speakers will be representing the North Star Alliance.  They will share stories about how criminalization of immigrants terrorizes communities and make us all less safe and we can work

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