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First World War & Remembrance

Over the coming  years Pax Christi  will be preparing events and creating resources to ensure that the 2014-2018 commemorations reflect the need for repentance and  change  and lead to a commitment to peacemaking.  Here we offer information on  events, articles and talks, general resources, films and visuals, and resources for services and vigils  Also see …

Member News 2020

Peace Sunday 2020 Events around the country to encourage us all! Cambridge Pax Christi member Arn Dekker invited parishioners at St Laurence’s to a ‘virtual’ peace trail after Mass. 35 people accepted and enjoyed hearing about people  and places connected with peace in their own area. More than half a dozen people bought copies of the …

Members’ News 2016

October 2016:  Pax Christi member Paul McGowan reports on the West Midland Pension Fund  cluster bomb campaign – ramifications of success Significant changes have happened in the last month. Textron (USA) announced its intention to cease production of cluster bombs. Pressure groups on both sides of the Atlantic have contributed to this, as has the …

Members’ News 2017

Pax Christi Liverpool event for Prisoners for Peace Day, 1 December 2017 John Usher reports: To mark ‘Prisoners for Peace Day’, last Friday lunchtime, Jan, Kath, Martyn and I ran a stall in a square surrounded by Liverpool University buildings, where we invited the passing students to send messages of encouragement to conscientious objectors imprisoned …

Remembrance 2019

Our resources on the theme of Remembrance  to help you to commemorate the peace message.  Leaflet with ideas on how to approach Remembrance (produced for 2018 but still relevant) . This image has been commissioned by the First World War Peace Forum as something that might be used across the country in association with Remembrance Day No …

Events

Keep up-to-date with Pax Christi and other peace-related events.  If you are organising a Pax Christi event in your own area send us details and we will post them here.

News Reports

A month by month Pax Christi press stories    

Peace Sunday 19 January 2020: Peace as a Journey of Hope

Peace Sunday Every year Pax Christi promotes the Holy Father’s World Peace Day Message on the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  This is in the Liturgical Calendar cycle of prayer. Pax Christi  sends resource materials to every parish in the country to help them mark and celebrate the day. This year is unusual in that Pope Francis …