Candle in front of black background surrounded by faded candlelightFederal executions are resumed for the first time in 17 years on July 14, 2020. Three executions took place over a four-day span that week. A fourth federal execution is scheduled to follow in August. 

In lamentation of the federal government's wrong-headed return to the practice of capital punishment, Catholic Mobilizing Network held a series of Virtual Prayer Vigils between July 13-17.

Find the recorded livestreams of each prayer vigil below:

Virtual Vigil for Daniel Lewis Lee and the Return of Federal Executions
Monday, July 13  |  2-3 pm Eastern
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Virtual Vigil for Wesley Ira Purkey
Wednesday, July 15  |  2-3 pm Eastern
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Virtual Vigil for Dustin Lee Honken
Friday, July 17  |  2-3 pm Eastern
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