St. Patrick’s Members Meet To Express Concern about Immigrant Families as part of their Longest Day Vigil
Images of children separated from their families after they emigrate across the U.S. border have been shown on many news networks. The anguish smf crying has impacted many, including several members of St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Brewer, who were moved to take action. Members led by Christine Talbott sought out Senator Susan Collins. Although Collins is in Washington, D.C. presently, a group of St. Patrick’s members met at Senator Collins’ office with one of the staff on Thursday, June 21 as part of the Longest Day Vigil.
Christine Talbott was interviewed by local CBS affilitate WABI-TV 5 reporter Catherine Pelgram at Senator Susan Collins office.
View the interview here:
Later in the day, St. Patrick’s offered an opportunity to “Pull in and Pray” at the church on the corner of Main and Holyoke Streets in Brewer. A Longest Day Vigil was held at the church from 12 noon to 8:30 pm at night including a Vigil service at 7:30 pm conducted by Rev. Myrick Cross, priest in charge at St. Pat’s. Cross was later interviewed. The interview link will posted later this week.