Human Trafficking – Let the Work Continue to End this Heinous Crime

Talitha Kum group. The Second General Assembly of Talitha Kum was held at Sacrofano, outside Rome, from 18-24 May 2024. There were 153 delegates, from 71 countries, representing the 60 Talitha Kum networks committed to ending human trafficking on all continents. Two Josephite Sisters formed part of the Talitha Kum Oceania Region Delegation – Sr […]

International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

On the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita (8 February), the patron saint of victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, is the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking. This day was designated by Pope Francis in 2015 “following a request from Talitha Kum, the worldwide Network of Consecrated Life Against Human […]

International Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking

Pope Francis has declared the feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita on 8 February as the International Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action against Human Trafficking. Born in Southern Sudan in 1869, St Josephine Bakhita was kidnapped and sold twice into slavery. After gaining her freedom, she dedicated her life to sharing her story and supporting the […]

A Day in the Life: Ministry with Survivors of Human Trafficking

The Impact of COVID-19. In 2005 I established Josephite Counter-Trafficking Project (JCTP) to promote, by way of holistic direct services, the spiritual, physical and emotional development of people who have undergone the trauma of being trafficked to Australia. Since then I have continued to provide culturally sensitive support and direct services to trafficked children, women […]