Peace Sunday 2016 in Schools

On Sunday 17 January 2016 the church in England and Wales celebrates Peace Sunday. Around this time Pax Christi encourages schools to pray in a special way for peace. For Peace Sunday 2016 Pope Francis encourages us to reflect on the theme Overcome Indifference and Win Peace.

hammer (2)_optThis assembly recalls the actions of a group of women who refused to be indifferent to the suffering of their brothers and sisters around the world.

Download the Assembly Script  (pdf)
Download the Assembly Slideshow (pptx)

Other Resources
Film:  SEEDS OF HOPE – Women Disarming for Life and Justice
Film: Ploughshares: How to destroy a warplane with a Hammer
Peace People – The Seeds of Hope Ploughshares (pdf)

Other prayer and liturgy resources for Peace Sunday 2016 are available here

Pope Francis’s message for World Peace Day 2016 is available here


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