ROCHESTER, Minn.- The Rochester Interfaith Immigrant Rights Coalition is looking to bring all faiths together for one common issue,immigration. This Sunday at the Lourdes Chapel at Assisi differing religions is hoping to come together to push lawmakers to enact legislation that will protect immigrants and refugees. Sister Ruth is a Nun at the church. She spent more than 20-years living in Peru.
She tells KIMT News 3 she's hoping all these chairs in the church will be filled with praying hands.
“We're hoping that god hears us and that the government legislature will pass some laws that will offer protection and help to the people who are immigrants in this country,” said Sister Ruth.
People of all backgrounds are welcome to attend the service Sunday May 6 to offer prayer to the immigrant community. that prayer service will be begin at 4 pm.