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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.

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Mar
2
Mon
Burghfield Lockdown @ AWE Burghfield,
Mar 2 all-day

burghfield_heartlock_webflyerPax Christi is supporting this blockade with a  a ‘faith-based’ presence  at the  North end of The Mearings and we need your help!  Are you free and willing to come along – perhaps take part in the blockade/join a time of prayer / maintain a presence during the day?  Contact Pat Gaffney at  the office on 0208 203 4884 or coordinator@paxchristi.org.uk

Messages of support from Church leaders

Prayer booklet  we will use on the day

Enlarge the map above until you see Church Cottages…. we will meet at this junction of Burghfield Road the The Mearings

An excellent  preparation pack  Burghfield-Lockdown-Briefing

Training afternoon Sunday 1st
March  at the Friends Meeting House in Reading, 2 Church St, Reading,
RG1 2SB . Please notify organisers if you plan to take part phone: 0845 4588 362 or burghfieldlockdown@actionawe.org

 

 

Mar
15
Sun
First World War Peacemakers – talk with Pat Gaffney , Oxted @ All Saints Church
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This event is organised by the Newman Association.  Pat Gaffney, General Secretary of Pax Christi will speak on the theme: Learning from the peacemakers of the First World War: and their message for today

Mar
21
Sat
Romero’s Martyrdom: Ecumenical Service @ St Martin- in- the- Fields
Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This service marks the 35th anniversary of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero.  The preacher is Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster.  The service is organised by the Romero Trust with the support of Pax Christi, CAFOD, Progressio, Christian  Aid, the Diocese of Westminster and the  Embassy of El Salvador

Apr
13
Mon
Global Day of Action on Military Spending : National
Apr 13 all-day
13 April is GDAMS Day.  Not too late to plan an event or action.

13 April is GDAMS Day. Not too late to plan an event or action.

Pax Christi is a member of GDAMS UK.  Great opportunity to challenge Government military spending .  Resources here

 

 

 

Jun
6
Sat
Pax Christi Annual General Meeting, London @ Holy Apostles Parish Hall
Jun 6 all-day

Our Annual General Meeting is open to all our members and supporters.  A great opportunity to hear about  our work, meet like-minded people and be inspired.  We have  invited Ziad Hilal sj to be with us and speak about his work.  Ziad works with JRS  Homs Syria.    We will also award the 2015 Pax Christi Peace Award.  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon our National President will be with us.

Jul
17
Fri
The Things that Make for Peace: National J&P Conference @ The Hayes Conference Centre,
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm

Pax Christi is a key supporter of this Annual Conference (Booking Form)   Pax Christi’s Pat Gaffney will  chair the Conference.  Speakers include Pro Paul Rogers, Schools of Social and International Studies, University of Bradford.  Fr Edu Gariquez, a Filipino religious leader and environmentalist.  The ‘Things that Make for Peace; recognises that poverty, injustice and environmental destruction are both causes and consequences of conflict, so that all the issues we engage with across the J&P network have their part to play in building a peaceful world.

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