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Peace Education

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School Speakers

School Workshops Pax Christi offer talks and workshops for young people in schools, parishes, and at youth events across England and Wales. These workshops encourage critical reflection on issues of peace and nonviolence and the role of peacemaking as part of the Christian life. Themes Pax Christi and the Work of Christian Peacemaking – This workshop is …

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Pax Christi has resources available to support the study of religion, peace, and conflict for GCSE Religious Studies. They are particularly suitable for the following examination boards: AQA [Spec A / Spec B], Edexcel [Spec B, Area of Study 2, Religion, Peace and Conflict], OCR [J265/06, Religion, Peace, and Conflict] Lesson: Pax Christi: The International …

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Quaker Declaration of 1660
©Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain

A-Level RE

Pax Christi has teamed up with Quaker Peace and Social Witness to produce resources for the teaching of war and peace as part of the A-Level religious studies curriculum. Lesson 1: The Christian Contribution to Issues of War and Peace This lesson explores the contribution of Christian theology to issues of war and peace. By examining …

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White Feather Diaries

Lessons & Workshops

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Blessed Josef Mayr-Nusser – Martyr for Conscience Sentenced to death because of his faith when his conscience would not allow him to make an oath of loyalty to Hitler, Josef Mayr-Nusser died on 24 February 1945 in a cattle wagon on the way to Dachau concentration camp where he was to be shot. He was beatified by …

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Prayer and Celebration

Throughout the year there are many days, both secular and religious, with a peace theme. Celebrating some or all of these will keep prayer for peace at the heart of your school’s liturgy and worship – and a reminder that peace is to be enjoyed and celebrated!   Peace Calendar   21 September: UN International Day …

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Pax Christi have teamed up with the Columban Missionaries and the Salesians of Don Bosco to offer INSET to Catholic Schools across England and Wales. These Catholic Spirituality INSET days include time for prayer and reflection, thought-provoking input, and workshops that challenge and inspire staff in their vocation as Christian educators. We can offer traditional …

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Pax Christi Schools

Your school can demonstrate their commitment to work for peace by becoming a member of Pax Christi and uniting with many other individuals and organisations in working together for a world free from violence.   By joining Pax Christi you become part of a global network of people and organisations committed to working for peace. …

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Schools: Working for Peace

There are many ways in which schools can work peace. Possibilities include…   Building a Culture of Peace Organise an annual peace studies day in collaboration with Pax Christi and our peace education partners. Invite our schools and youth worker to facilitate peace education workshops for groups of students linking with GCSE curriculum focus on …

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Peace Education Network

  Pax Christi is a proud member of the Peace Education Network   The Peace Education Network (PEN) is a national UK network that brings together people and organisations committed to education for peace. Members benefit from professional support, regular skills share workshops, a forum to share information and resources, and opportunities to work collaboratively. …

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Bethlehem Story

Primary Schools

Resources for exploring peace and peacemaking with pupils in primary schools.

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Working with University Students and Chaplaincies Pax Christi is available to visit universities and university chaplaincies to facilitate reflection on the theory and practice of Christian peacemaking. Invite us to your chaplaincy community for a bible study, talk, or workshop, or to facilitate a student retreat, and we will explore together the scriptural call to …

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Young People and Military


Where is the Love? A film about the biennial DSEi arms fair in Newham, East London, made by students from the Royal Docks Community School.   Give Peace a Budget: Seven ways to spend $1.7 trillion A film made by Pax Christi that suggests how we could invest in people and their needs rather than …

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Christian Peace Education Fund

Christian Peace Education Fund (Registered Charity No. 326266) The Fund was set up by Pax Christi in 1984 to support and promote Pax Christi’s Peace Education work and also to support the wider Christian community to engage in education programmes for peace in the spirit of the social teaching of the Catholic Church.  A report on …

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