Rally, service calls attention to trafficking

Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, from left, Jo Ann Jansing, Agnes Coveney and Mary Jo Gramig were among dozens gathered at a public prayer service for victims of human trafficking at Jefferson Square Park at Sixth and Jefferson streets in downtown Louisville on May 2. The service was held the week of the Kentucky Derby, which is May 6, to raise awareness about trafficking, which is in greater demand during major events, according to organizers. The prayer service and rally was organized by People Against Human Trafficking. (Record Photos by Jessica Able)

Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, from left, Jo Ann Jansing, Agnes Coveney and Mary Jo Gramig were among dozens gathered at a public prayer service for victims of human trafficking at Jefferson Square Park at Sixth and Jefferson streets in downtown Louisville on May 2. (Record Photos by Jessica Able)

A public prayer service was held for victims of human trafficking May 2 at Jefferson Square Park at Sixth and Jefferson streets in downtown Louisville.

The service was held the week of the Kentucky Derby, which is May 6, to raise awareness about trafficking, which is in greater demand during major events, according to organizers. The prayer service and rally was organized by People Against Human Trafficking.

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Mary Serra Goethals holds a sign at the public prayer service for victims of human trafficking May 2 in Jefferson Square Park.

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Mary Serra Goethals holds a sign at the public prayer service for victims of human trafficking May 2 in Jefferson Square Park.

Students from Presentation Academy were among the dozens who attended a public prayer service and rally for victims of human trafficking May 2 at Jefferson Square Park.

Students from Presentation Academy were among the dozens who attended a public prayer service and rally for victims of human trafficking May 2 at Jefferson Square Park.

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