St Josephine Bakhita

Thursday 8 February is the Feast Day of St Josephine Bakhita - the patron saint of victims of modern slavery and human trafficking. On this day Catholics are encouraged to pray for all those affected by the crimes of modern slavery and human trafficking, and the people that volunteer and work to eradicate this crime.


Bakhita Day Resouces

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Information on human trafficking and modern slavery, suggested social media posts, bidding prayers and other key facts and figures to help you engage with Bakhita Day.


St Josephine Bakhita

St Josephine Bakhita, also known as ‘Mother Moretta’ (our Black Mother) bore 144 physical scars throughout her life which were received after she was kidnapp...Read more



Prayers for victims of Human Trafficking and additional Bidding Prayers for Bakhita Day Read more