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.
Caring for Creation: what are the issues? How can we get involved? Speakers: Pat Gaffney, Tom Cullinan, Paul Bodenham, Sue Holden and Paul Kelly. Organised by Lancaster Faith & Justice and Liverpool Justice & Peace Commissions
Organised by Church and Peace: ‘And they shall live secure’ (Micah 5,4) Theological reflection and workshops on the Church as an agent for peace in an increasingly insecure world. Keynote speaker: Simon Barrow of Ekklesia. There will be a panel with Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi, Alan Pleydell (Quaker), Pat Nimmo (URC minister), Trevor Williams (former leader of the Corrymeela Community) and Paul Maxwell-Rose (Christian International Peace Service.
Fr Rodolfo Cardenal is a Central American Jesuit and Director of the Monseñor Romero Centre at the UCA, the Jesuit University in El Salvador. He is a surviving colleague of the six Jesuit martyrs killed on the UCA campus in 1989 at the height of El Salvador’s civil war. He is a historian and has written the biography of his Jesuit confrére, Fr Rutilio Grande, assassinated in March 1977 and now on the road to beatification. Rodolfo has chaired the History Commission which documented Rutilio’s story for the beatification cause.
Plymouth, Catholic Cathedral, PL1 5HW. Monday October 31st at 19.00
Archbishop Romero Trust together with CAFOD, Plymouth J&P Commission and Pax Christi.
London, Amigo Hall, Southwark, Lambeth Rd, SE1 7HY. Tuesday November 1st at 16.00
Archbishop Romero Trust in conjunction with CAFOD and Pax Christi.
Durham,University Department of Theology and Religion, DH1 3RS. Wednesday November 2nd at 17.30
Archbishop Romero Trust in conjunction with the Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham.
Glasgow, St Aloysius College, GR3 6RJ.Thursday November 3rd at 19.00
Archbishop Romero Trust together with SCIAF, Centre for Social & Environmental Justice and Pax Christi.
Preston, St Wilfrid’s Church, PR1 8BU.Friday November 4th at 19.00
Archbishop Romero Trust together with Lancaster and Liverpool J&P Commissions and Pax Christi.
Pax Christi is supporting this annual Lobby of Parliament for Palestine, called by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Here you can find a form to help you arrange a meeting with your MP. If you are unable to attend you can send them a message via this form .
You can find some useful briefings on issues such as house demolitions, Gaze and continuing violence here
Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi will speak in the morning session on the gathering in Rome organised by Pax Christi and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. More here about the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative
The day also provides an opportunity for networking across Diocese and between catholic agencies working on social justice and peace issues.
Pax Christi holds its annual Advent Peace Service of readings and song on Tuesday 6 December with music led by Julia McCann. A great place to begin your Advent! We will have our alternative Christmas Market in the hall after the service with goods from Palestine (Zaytoun goods) , Philippines, Traidcraft, Jesuit Refugee Service and more…