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The statewide network of Missourians working to end the use of the death penalty in Missouri is planning vigils in cities across the state to raise awareness and call attention to those who face execution. The vigils will take place on the day of execution, unless otherwise noted.

Bonne Terre A candlelight vigil will be held outside the prison where the execution takes place, 2727 Highway K. For more information email stlouis@madpmo.org, or call Margaret at 314-322-5159.

Columbia 5 pm to 6 pm, Boone County Courthouse, in front of the columns, corner of Walnut and 8th.  For more information contact 573-449-4585.
Jefferson City, Capitol vigil:  12 pm – 1pm. A respectful Vigil for Life outside of the Governor’s office, Second Floor (Room 216) of the State Capitol Building.

Jefferson City: Prayer service, 4:30 pm, in St. Peter’s Chapel, Broadway St. 5- 6 pm.  Vigil across from the Supreme Court Building at 207 West High Street, 4:30-5:30. For more information contact 573-301-3529.

Joplin: Prayer begins at 5:30 pm. St. Peter the Apostle Church, Mass begins at 6 p.m. followed by continued prayer.  Contact Fr J. Friedel for more information, at 417-623-8643.

Kansas City: Watch to occur at Intersection of 39th and Troost, 5-6 pm. For more info contact 816-206-8692.

Kirksville: Time and place TBD, check with Truman State University’s Amnesty International chapter.

SpringfieldPark Central Square, 12 noon to 1 pm. For more information call Donna, 417-459-2960.

St. Joseph 4:30 pm at the intersection of Belt & Frederick. Contact Jean at 816-671-9281 for more info.

St. Louis:  3 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Vigil on the steps of St. Francis Xavier Church at the corner of Grand and Lindell. A group will carpool from there to reach Bonne Terre  before 6 p.m..  For more information email stlouis@madpmo.org, or call Margaret at 314-322-5159.

For any questions or updates, please contact: staci@madpmo.org
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