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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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Jun
2
Sat
Pax Christi Annual General Meeting @ Our Lady and St Patrick Church
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

2AGM Flyer 2018Our Annual Meeting will be held in Nottingham with business and sharing on our peacemaking work in the morning. The venue is within a 10 minute walk from Nottingham Station or one stop on the tram.  Map and details 

Our  President, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon will celebrate Mass at 3.30 pm

Panel discussion at 2.00pm

Chaired by Pat Gaffney, General Secretary of Pax Christi with Max Brookman-Byrne, Lecturer in Law in the College of Social Science, University of Lincoln. Max’s research focuses on international law and the use of force/conduct of hostilities and cutting edge research into the lawfulness of the use of armed drones .  Maya  Evans  a UK peace and human rights  activist.  Maya has made several visits to Afghanistan and among other things campaigns on armed drones and civil liberties

ALL WELCOME     Free booking here 

Jul
13
Fri
Together Against Trump – events on 13 July @ All Saints Langham Place
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

We will be joining our friends in CND at the “Together Against Trump” gathering in London ( there are others around the country) and our focus will be on nuclear issues / care of migrants and refugees – urging to listen to Pope Francis etc…

Meet on steps of All Saints Langham Place from 2.00p, (or join us on route)  look our for our ‘feather’ style banner.  Map here

Other events in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oxford, Stoke-on Trent, Leeds, Bristol, Wisbech and elsewhere.  More here 
Please share with those who may be interested in coming along.
Download posters here and here
Jul
20
Fri
In the shelter of each other: NJPN Annual Conference @ The Hayes Conference Centre
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm

This is the 40th Annual Conference of the National Justice and Peace Network.  This year the conference is organised in partnership with Apostleship of the Sea, Church Action on Poverty, Housing Justice and Prison Advice and Care Trust.

Download programme and booking form here

Aug
6
Mon
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us in the Piazza of Westminster Cathedral, London on both days between 10.00am and 5.00pm.  Prayers at 11.30 and 3.30

 

Here you can download service outlines with prayers, litanies and readings for use on either day and other resources and background on nuclear weapons today, for stalls and events.

Liverpool remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki @ pin St John's Gardens
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Members of Pax Christi Liverpool will be supporting and speaking at this event .  There will be a wreath laid to remember the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Hiroshima Memorial Service, Dunbar, Scotland @ St. Anne’s Episcopal and Methodist Church
Aug 6 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

A short service of remembrance is planned to commemorate those who died and to witness to the continuing need for peace, disarmament and reconciliation. It will take place at the Peace Pole in the grounds of St. Anne’s Episcopal and Methodist Church, Westgate, Dunbar

This day is also the feast of the Transfiguration and there will be a Eucharist in St. Anne’s Church at 10.30am to which all are invited.

I would be grateful if you could advertise this service to members of your congregation and display the attached notice.

If you or any member of your congregation would like to participate in leading part of the service, please do let me know.

Remember Hiroshima Commemoration, Romford @ St Edward the Confessor RC Church
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

A commemoration of light and peace, linking Hiroshima with Romford,  with speaker Bruce Kent, Vice President of CND and of Pax Christi.

Refreshments available after the service

Annual remembrance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Aylesford @ The Friars, Aylesford
Aug 6 @ 8:15 pm – 9:00 pm

This annual event of the Kent Diocesan Area Justice and Peace Group will be in the Choir Chapel at Aylesford Friary.  All welcome.

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

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