Notre Dame College to Take Part in March to Bring Back Kidnapped School Girls

Notre Dame College is joining with Ursuline College and the world in a march to help locate and bring home 230 schools girls recently kidnapped in Nigeria.

Members of the College community will participate in the Bring Back Our Girls March, which begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in the quad on the Ursuline campus. The group will walk in silent meditation, then share prayers, invocations and dialogue.

The College, founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame, contributes to social justice initiatives in the local community and around the globe in support of and in solidarity with the congregation and similar orders of women religious.

On April 15, 273 School girls were kidnapped from the Chibok Government Secondary School by Boko Haram Terrorists in Nigeria. Approximately 230 are still missing.

Bring Back Our Girls is a team of individual volunteers who started in California but now are worldwide and serve as part of a social awareness campaign on behalf of the missing.

According to the volunteers, the girls had been studying for their exams and were taken from their beds by armed men at night.

For additional information, go to http://bringbackourgirls.us/



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