February 2019 Vigil

Considering Weather Conditions:  The Vigil Planning Team asks that all persons make the  best decision for themselves regarding attendance at tomorrow morning’s Vigil. Some members of the planning team will make every effort to be at the Vigil site at Whipple Court House so that you will not be there alone if you venture out.

January 2018 Vigil

Call to Action Sign the petition asking the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights to investigate US Government treatment of asylum seekers. As signatories to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the US Government has an obligation to honor the fundamental right of everyone to seek asylum. Yet we hear stories every day about the …

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December 2018 Vigil

Call to Action Dec. 19, 4PM – There will be a holiday prayer vigil at Sherburne County Detention Center, 13880 Business Center Drive Northwest, Elk River. Everyone wants to be with their families, especially during the holidays. Join with the “Sherburne County Sanctuary and Resistance to Injustice” community group to pray for detainees and everyone …

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November 2018 Vigil

Please join us for our monthly faith action vigil:  Tues. Nov. 13, 7:30-8:30am Bishop Whipple Federal Building, 1 Federal Dr., Ft Snelling  Join us to Honor, Remember, and Support: We honor veterans with a speaker from Veterans for Peace, especially the undocumented immigrants who have volunteered to serve our country, and who now are being deported. …

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October 2018 Vigil

Please join us Tuesday morning, Oct. 9th, at 7:30am for our vigil at the Whipple Federal Building. The forecast calls for rain tomorrow but the deportation machine will not shut down for rain and neither will we. We will only cancel our vigil tomorrow if there is thunder and lightning in the area. Check the ICOM Facebook …

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September 2018 Vigil

Tomorrow, 9/10 from 1-3pm, we will be making “new” signs for the Tuesday vigil. Please join us at the Friends Meeting House, located at 1725 Grand Ave., St. Paul. ICOM will bring poster board and markers but you may wish to bring some of your own as well. The Tuesday 9/11 vigil will begin at 7:30am …

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August 2018 Vigil

One year ago, the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM), began monthly action vigils at the Whipple Federal Building. For the past year, we have stood at Pharaoh’s front door to speak truth to power in solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers.  On May 22nd, several of our members put our bodies on the line …

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July 2018 Vigil

We are honored that Rev. Daniel Wolpert will be joining us from Plymouth Congregational Church, along with members of the Faith Mennonite Church Choir. Peace and blessings to everyone and we hope to see you Tuesday morning. Call to Action Let your Senators know that separating families is wrong. NETWORK, the Catholic social justice lobby, has …

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June 2018 Vigil

St Joan of Arc will be hosting the June ICOM vigil at the Whipple Federal Courthouse at 7:30 am on Tuesday, June 12.  As you see in the news, the deportation machinery is ramping up in its intensity and cruelty, now intentionally separating children from parents who are seeking asylum.  It’s an important time for people of faith to …

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