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Wednesday, 27 June 2012 17:06

Fr. Martino – OBV Founder – invited to present at St. Thomas University - November 16, 2012

Father Martino Nguyen Ba-Thong:

At the Young Institute, we are now in the planning process for your lecture in the Fall 2012. The tentative idea for the program would be as follows:

  Friday, November 16, 2012 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute & Office of Catholic Outreach invite you to Annual Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Lecture at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. This year's lecture is presented by Fr. Martino Nguyen Ba-Thong. His topic is “Out of Slavery into the Promised Land” – The Truth about Human Trafficking.

Fr. Martino Nguyen Ba-Thong will speak about his work with One Body Village on Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and the United States. Event will feature workshops with anti-trafficking organizations from the community and campus. Father Martino will also have an evening mass in Vietnamese.

The event itinerary is: 

Day Program
9:00 a.m. Mass with Father Martino 
9:45 a.m. Opening remarks with Father Dat
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Human Trafficking with Fr. Martino
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Workshops with Catholic Charities, 
Houston Rescue and Restore & SWAT
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch 
1:15 – 2:30 p.m. Breakouts on Advocacy: Engaging 
Federal, State, County and Local 
Governments by SWAT – Direct Services 
by Catholic Charities - Outreach & Awareness by HRR

Evening Program:
Bilingual presentation for young adults of the Vietnamese community and parents. 
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. Appetizers & Meet & Greet 
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fr. Martino 
9:00 – 9:30 p.m. Q & A – tables with information on 
attending UST
Location Scanlan Room, Jerabeck Center 
Address 4000 Mt. Vernon
Contact 713-525-3149 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sponsored By Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute



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