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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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Sep
16
Sun
World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel 2018
Sep 16 @ 9:19 am – Sep 23 @ 10:19 am

This is a national week of action, prayer and study in support of the World Council of Churches World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel.  The theme chosen by the UK Working Group for the week is ” Investing in Young People”.  Resources are being developed.

 

Oct
2
Tue
International day of Nonviolence: Remember Catholic COs from FWW @ National
Oct 2 all-day

We are inviting members, supporters, parishes to hold a prayer service or similar gathering on 2 October to commemorate the lives and witness of some of the Catholic Conscientious Objectors of the First World War.

We have produced a liturgy outline that can be used, together with some of the stories of the Catholic COs of the time.

Oct
3
Wed
Remembering War…Making Peace: lecture series, Winchester @ The United Church
Oct 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Wednesdays 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 October and 7 November 2018, 12.30 – 1pm

at The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester

Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but your donations are most welcome.

3 October – The Rev’d Michael Jackson, on the war poetry of Woodbine Willie
10 October – Speakers from Sandham Memorial Chapel on the Paintings of Stanley Spencer
17 October – Christopher Seaman, composer, on music for war and peace
24 October – Pat Gaffney, General Secretary of Pax Christi, on Pax Christi, the International Catholic Movement for Peace
31 October – The Rev’d Canon Dr Sarah Hills on her work in Reconciliation based at Coventry Cathedral
7 November – Michael Wooldridge, Trustee of BBC Media Action, on journalism
Oct
4
Thu
Annual Peace Lecture, Ackworth School, Pontefract @ Meeting House
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The annual Peace Lecture will be presented by Ann Farr, a member of Pax Christi who served in the West Bank as an Ecumenical Accompanier. All welcome.

Oct
10
Wed
White Poppy-Making Workshop @ Church of Our Lady Immaculate & St. Andrew
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

3pm: A White Poppy Remembrance workshop – drawing on the stories from Catholic COs from England and Wales.

For more information contact Ann: oliasah-peace@yahoo.co.uk

Oct
20
Sat
White Poppy-Making Workshop @ Church of Our Lady Immaculate & St. Andrew
Oct 20 @ 10:45 am – 1:45 pm

10.45am: A White Poppy Remembrance workshop – drawing on the stories from Catholic COs from England and Wales.

For more information contact Ann: oliasah-peace@yahoo.co.uk

Oct
24
Wed
Remembering War…Making Peace with Pat Gaffney, Winchester @ The United Church
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi will give the fourth in this series of lectures.

No entrance charge, donations welcome.

Refreshments  too!

Nov
3
Sat
Peace service for Remembrance @ Entrance, Westminster Abbey
Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

This and other similar images are available for download for  local use

 

An ecumenical peace  service at the memorial to victims of war in front of Westminster Abbey.   Prayers, readings and reflections.

Nov
9
Fri
Prayer vigil for peace – Guildford @ St Joseph's Catholic Church
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A morning of prayer a vigil for peace.

To commemorate the ‘War to end all wars’.

  • 10.00 Mass for peace
  • 10.40 Reflection led by John Williams and MIchael Hornsby-Smith
  • 11.00 Silent Meditation
  • 11.50 Concluding prayer by Karen Nethercott.

ALL WELCOME

Nov
10
Sat
Remembrance is not Enough – Leeds event @ Mill Hill Chapel
Nov 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

A special service of more than just Remembrance on the eve of the centenary of the ‘War to end all wars’. The guest speaker at this service will the Anglican theologian Andrew Shanks.

The Justice & Peace Commission are working with the Leeds Pax Christi Group to put on this event and prepare a special liturgy booklet that will be shared across parishes in the Leeds Diocese.

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