Albania Mission Against
Human Trafficking

MARY WARD LORETO is planting hope with a human rights approach to combating modern day slavery. This challenging mission is implemented through works of justice, education, grass roots action and systemic change. The aim is to eradicate poverty, the prime cause for human trafficking.

Feast of St. Bakhita, 8 February 2018. ‘’Say YES to Freedom and No to Slavery.’’

“Prayer and reflection vigil against Trafficking”

Theme 2018: Trafficking and migration


Commemoration of Saint Bakhita

Download the vigil

In preparation for events to honour the feast of St. Bakhita, we invite you to participate in the annual RENATE Campaign to mark the International day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking and to share with us your plans and/or any event that you participated in or attended. .

A variety of events present themselves, ranging from; holding a Prayer Service; using the RENATE video ‘Called to Give Voice to the Voiceless;’ attendance at a Liturgy; giving a talk to a community; holding an awareness-raising event; keeping a Prayerful vigil and much more.

Please find a link to Talitha Kum, for suggestions and information on the feast day http://preghieracontrotratta.org/?lang=en

Also available from the USCSAHT (U.S. Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking), is their annual Calendar of Prayer, prepared by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, in the United States of America.

UISG has released its resources for The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking 2018 which will be celebrated on 8 February. The theme is ‘Migration without trafficking’.

Access the resources in multiple languages here

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Anne Kelleher, RENATE Communications.