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Members News 2018

What happened for Peace Sunday?

image1Helga Galloway from St Gregory’s parish, Barnet organised a stall in here church and reports: I was pleased that our pastoral assistant used the children’s activity cards in the children’s liturgy group and with the communion preparation group.  Cards were also given to children who attend non-catholic schools and their parents.  More than 100 Pax Christi membership leaflets were handed out.


Frances Hogwood from Dorchester reported that her parish, Holy Trinity,  held a beautiful  Holy Hour between  3-4 pm on 14 January, finishing with Benediction.  Pax Christi prayer cards and the activity card for children were distributed and Frances gave out  more than 50 copies of extracts of the World Peace Day message

The Liverpool Pax Christi Group ran an information stall at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool on 14 January for the 10.00 Family Mass and again in the Crypt for the Student Mass. A group member in the parish of Christ the King in Childwall ensure that  Peace Sunday was celebrated and a special collection was taken for Pax Christi.IMG_2024

In London, Westminster Cathedral Primary School created an art-work for Holy Apostles Parish.  Each class  will make a 3D paper candle, writing on it  the name of a country where refugees have had to leave. These were presented on a 3D display of a road and the words ROAD to PEACE along it as well as a picture of a DOVE.

Pat Gaffney spoke at Masses at St Wilfrid’s Church, Kennington Park on Sunday 14 and at Our Lady’s Church, Acomb, York on Sunday 21 January.  Hundreds of prayer cards and leaflets were distributed and good conversations held.  Both parishes took collections for Pax Christi’s work.

Stall in York

Stall in York






In St John’s Church, Bath, the J&P group created a special quiz/information flyer for people to complete, testing knowledge of refugees, the arms trade etc…  The Nonviolent Jesus prayer card was much appreciated and several hundred of these were  given out.


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