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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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Jan
20
Sun
Bruce Kent Speaking in Tranent and Prestonopans @ St Martins Church
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Bruce will also speak at the 11.30 Mass at St Gabriel’s Parish, Prestonpans, EH32 9JX

After Mass parishioners will  have a chance to meet Bruce and gather more information on the work of Pax Christi.

Blessed are the Peacemakers: talk with Fr Gerry McFlynn @ Immaculate Conception Church
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

All welcome, this is an open meeting  to mark Peace Sunday.  Fr Gerry is a member of Pax Christi’s nonviolence working group and will speak and facilitate discussion on the theme, Blessed are the Peacemakers.     

Christian teaching about war and conflict has moved from the ‘just war’ theory of Augustine and Aquinas  in the light of renewed commitment to the non violence of  Jesus.   What are the tools of non  violent conflict resolution today?

 

 

 

 

 

                                                     

 

 

Feb
23
Sat
Retreat: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for justice…Aylesford Friary @ Aylesford Friary
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A day retreat led by Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi.

Blessed are the Peacemakers who also Hunger and Thirst for Justice : The day will explore the essential link between peacemaking and work for to build  justice in today’s world.

11.45 for Mass 12.00 for those who wish

Retreat brochure

Mar
6
Wed
Ash Wednesday 2019 – events in Scotland, London, Liverpool
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Glasgow: 2.45, South Gate, Faslane. Transport available from Glasgow, leaving at 1.30.
Contact glw@catholicworker.org.uk

Liverpool: Annual gathering in city centre. Organised by Pax Christi Liverpool.  Contact Jan Harper1@yahoo.co.uk

London: 3.00pm.  Meet in Whitehall Gardens (closest to  Embankment station.) and process around the Ministry of Defence to the front at Horseguards  Avenue.
Organised by Pax Christi, Christian CND and London Catholic Worker.

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Ash Wednesday, Liverpool @ St Luke's Church, Liverpool
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Gather at St Luke’s Church, for liturgy of repentance and resistance to nuclear war.

Ash Wednesday Event – London @ Ministry of Defence
Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

London: 3.00pm.  Meet in Whitehall Gardens (closest to  Embankment station.) and process around the Ministry of Defence to the front at Horseguards  Avenue.
Organised by Pax Christi, Christian CND and London Catholic Worker.

If you are unable to be with us you can follow our liturgy here –Ash Wed 2019

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Mar
7
Thu
Risks of Conflict and Options for Peace in the 2020’s @ Sanctuary, Augustine United Church
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

What will be the most likely causes of international conflict in the 2020s, what are the best ways of responding to them and improving the prospects for a less violent world, and what roles can Scotland play?

Paul Rogers is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University. He has written or edited 30 books and his work has been translated into many languages. His most recent book is Irregular War, the new threat from the margins (I B Tauris 2017)and a collection of his writings over the past 50 years was published by Springer in 2018 Paul Rogers is international security consultant for the Oxford Research Group, writes a weekly assessment of international security trends for www.opendemocracy.net and was Chair of the British International Studies Association, 2002-04. He is a frequent lecturer at universities and defence colleges and also does well over a hundred radio and TV interviews a year for the BBC, Radio France International, Al Jazeera, CNN, CBC Toronto, NZBC and many other national and international networks.

 

Mar
9
Sat
Pax Christi Scotland Gathering: next steps @ Conforti Institute
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:15 pm

Pax Christi Scotland invite you to a day of reflection to explore the next steps for Pax Christi Scotland.

The say is to be held at the Conforti Institute, Coatbridge and costs are generously subsidised by the Xaverian Missionaries.

Full details here

Register by 4 March with anna@confortiinstitute.org

Mar
16
Sat
Archbishop Romero Anniversary: The Prophetic Imagination @ St Martin in the Fields
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

An ecumenical service to mark the 39 anniversary of the martyrdom of Archbishop Romero with speaker David McLoughlln, Newman University.

Supported by St Martin in the Fields, CAFOD, Missio, Pax Christi, Christian Aid, NJPN and Embassy of El Salvador.

All Welcome!

Apr
6
Sat
“Of Gods and Men” film show and discussion, Pax Christi Liverpool @ Cenacle Retreat House
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pax Christi Liverpool will be showing the film Of Gods and Men, and leading  a discussion /reflection in the light of the work of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative, a project of Pax Christi.  Linked to the journey of Holy Week and Easter.

“We are in a high risk situation here and now but we persist in our faith and our confidence  in God, ,dying here and how.  Does it serve a purpose?” quotation from the film.

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