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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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Aug
9
Thu
Commemoration service for Blessed Franz Jaegerstaetter @ Crypt Chapel, Westminster Cathedral
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Blessed Franz Jaegerstaetter

Annual service in memory of Blessed Franz Jaegerstaetter, executed in Berlin in 1943 for refusing to serve in Hitler’s army.

Our speaker is Dr Ray Towey.  Ray Towey is a lay medical missionary who has spent many years working in rural Africa and also a peace activist witnessing at the Ministry of Defence London against nuclear weapons. Following visits to St.Radegund Austria he initiated the first Franz Jagerstatter Service in the Westminster Cathedral Crypt in 1989

Ecumenical service in Crypt Chapel, Westminster Cathedral.  Entry via the car-park in Ambrosden Avenue.

  • Followed by the annual inter-faith walk to Battersea Peace Pagoda for Nagasaki Day commemorations.
  • Here you can read about events taking place in St Radegund, Austria 

 

Aug
11
Sat
Mass for Archbishop Oscar Romero @ St George's Cathedral
Aug 11 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 pm

Mass celebrating 101st birthday of Archbishop Romero.  Principal Celebrant: Archbishop Edward Adams, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain.  All Welcome

Sep
1
Sat
Day of reflection for peacemakers in Liverpool @ Cenacle Retreat House
Sep 1 all-day

Organised by Pax Christi Liverpool the day will be led by Fr Gerry McFlynn, Chaplain to Irish prisoners and member of the Pax Christi Nonviolence Working Group.

Subsidies available

 

Sep
8
Sat
Pax Christi at the Eucharistic Congress, Liverpool @ St Philip Neri Church,
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pax Christi is delighted to be taking part in a creative parallel programme being organised for the National Eucharistic Congress, offering sessions on reconciliation and peacemaking.

We will be in St Philip Neri Church, Liverpool between 12 noon and 6.00pm, working with colleagues from the Northern Diocese Environment Group and Together for the Common Good.

We aim to offer:

  • Two meditation sessions with the Pax Christi ICON of peace
  • A panel conversation with women peacemakers: Emma Atherton, Ella Holliday, Carol Burns and Pat Gaffney
  • A talk from Jenny Sinclair on Reconciliation
  • Craft activities for families

and more…we will up-date as activities are confirmed.

Full parallel programme can be found here 

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

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