February Respect Life Focus

Archdiocese of New Orleans
February Respect Life Focus – Human Trafficking

Our spiritual work of mercy…

February 8th is the International Day of Awareness and Prayer Against Human Trafficking. On this day we are going Silent on Social Media for 24 hours! Join us as we go silent in solidarity with our sisters and brothers who are victims of Human Trafficking. Don’t post…PRAY!

February 9th – 17th is our Archdiocesan novena to end Human Trafficking. To sign up for our archdiocesan daily email reminder for the February 9th-17th novena, please send an email to: mexnicios@archdiocese-no.org

Our corporal work of mercy…

This month we are assisting a local safe house, the Free Indeed Home, where girls ages 12-17 who have been sex trafficked can come for healing and restoration. If you or your group would like to participate in the collection of much-needed items, please contact the Respect Life Office to facilitate on this (no drop-offs can be accepted). The following items are needed:

  • Cash or gift cards for grocery/big box stores
  • Canned vegetables, flour, sugar, corn meal, seasoning, cooking oil, pasta, rice, cereals, canned meats, boxed cake mix, pudding
  • Paper towels, toilet paper, paper napkins
  •  Comet cleanser, Clorox clean-up, dish detergent, disinfectant spray, multi-surface cleaner, baking soda, floor wax for hardwood floors, laundry detergent
  • Feminine products
  • Board games, puzzles, craft items
  • Copy paper (Cheapest kind), pens /pencils/crayons/color pencils/markers/ dry eraser markers, loose leaf paper, notebooks, binders, printer ink : HP 950 and 951, batteries (all sizes, primarily AA and AAA)

 (2 Cor.1:24)