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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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Dec
10
Mon
Jim Forest on Peacemaking – with Iona Community, Glasgow @ 21 Carlton Court,
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Jim will be in conversation with Kathy Galloway, co-leader of the Iona Community.

Dec
11
Tue
Jim Forest Talk – Glasgow @ St George's Tron
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An evening hosted by the UK Province of the Xaverian Missionaries, the Justice and Peace Commission Scotland and Pax Christi Scotland.

An evening to hear Jim’s unique insight on the development of Christian thinking on peace and nonviolence by those who helped to shape it.

All welcome!

 

Pax Christi Advent Peace Service and Christmas Market @ St Aloysius Church
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Our popular Advent Peace Service held as usual in St Aloysius Church, Euston followed by our alternative Christmas market with fair-trade goods, goods from Palestine, Philippines and more.

For singers and musicians, there will be a rehearsal on 8 December between 2 – 4 pm in  St Philomena’s Convent, 70-71 Euston Square NW1 1DJ (Corner of Euston Square and Grafton Place)

Music will be led by Julie McCann.

Dec
13
Thu
An evening with Jim Forest: reflections on Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day and Daniel Berrigan @ St Pancras Church Hall
Dec 13 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm

An evening with Jim Forest

We are delighted to welcome Jim to London.  A writer, activist, co-founder of the Catholic Peace Fellowship in the United Stated, Jim knew, worked with and has written on Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day and Daniel Berrigan.

Hosted by Pax Christi with the Thomas Merton Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Faith and Resistance Network and London Catholic Worker 

Jan
19
Sat
Middlesbrough J&P Commission event with Chris Cole @ Our Lady's Parish
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Bruce Kent speaking in Musselbrugh, Scotland @ Our Lady of Loreto Parish
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bruce will be speaking after 10.00 am Mass at Our Lady of Loretto parish – starting at 11.00am.  There be lunch served at 12.30 in the Church Hall.

Pat Gaffney, Pax Christi talk on peacemaking – Harpenden @ Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi meets Pope Francis

Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi will speak on the theme  ” Pope Francis calls us all to be peacemakers – Pax Christi responds. ” 

Jan
20
Sun
Pax Christi – Peace Sunday
Jan 20 all-day

Pax Christi – Peace Sunday – an opportunity to celebrate the World Peace Day message of Pope Francis.  Pax Christi provide a wide range of support materials here.

Please organise a Mass/handing out of prayer cards / collection in your parish.  Peace Sunday is a major source of income for Pax Christi.

 

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?

 

 

 

 

 

                                                     

 

 

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