- Published: Sunday, 04 October 2015 22:55
Vigil for those seeking asylum in our land
AS LONG AS YOU DID IT TO ONE OF THESE, THE LEAST OF MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS, YOU DID IT TO ME.
Australia’s religious leaders are meeting in Canberra on Thursday, 15th October to express their concern about the plight of asylum seekers throughout the world, and their ongoing concern for those detained in off-shore detention centres.
A vigil will be held at Mary MacKillop Chapel at 6.00 pm on 12th October to pray that the minds and hearts of politicians and of all Australians will be touched by the plight of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. We invite you to join us in prayer for those seeking asylum and for those who are speaking out and acting for justice. We pray particularly with religious leaders who will be meeting with the political leaders on the 15th October.
As we keep vigil, we grieve and pray for those who are suffering.
People of good will from across the world are invited to join us in prayer on this day. If you wish, you could post a prayer on line (http://www.marymackillop.org.au).
DATE: Monday, 12th October
VENUE: Mary MacKillop Chapel, 13 Mount St, North Sydney
TIME: 6.00 pm (with soup and rolls to follow)