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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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Mar
15
Tue
Romero Week March 2016
Mar 15 @ 8:55 pm – Mar 19 @ 9:55 pm

Romero Week Ad JPG all 100x122mm 2016Events in Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and London   Speaker Fr Francisco de  Roux sj on the theme The Violence of Peacemaking: Archbishop Romero and the Search for Peace.

Pax Christi is a sponsor of the week.

Mar
19
Sat
The Violence of Peacemaking: Archbishop Romero annual service @ St Martin in the Fields
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Romero-MarchAn ecumenical service to mark the 36 anniversary  of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero.  Preacher Francisco de Roux sj, Peace Advocate in Colombia.

Organised by the Romero Trust, supported by Pax Christi, CAFOD, Missio and others…

Fly Kites Not Drones Weekend @ RAF WAddington
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us to Fly Kites at RAF Waddington, Lincoln Saturday 19th March, 1-3pm

RAF Waddington is Britain’s drone centre from where armed drones were operated over Afghanistan and are currently flying over Iraq and Syria.( travel details below)

Make a kite.

Instruction can be downloaded here 

Run a workshop with young people from the many resources here on  www.flykitesnotdrones.org

Fly Kites Not Drones is a campaign which came from young people in Afghanistan who told us that the threat of armed drones were now making the beautiful blue skies a fearful sight for Afghan children.  Drones work best on clear days where clouds do not obscure the cameras fitted on them, clear days are also considered perfect for kite flying.

*Travel : The no. 1 bus from Lincoln to Grantham leaves Lincoln bus station, which is opposite the train station at  05 and 35 past every hour.  They arrive at the bus top near the base 20 minutes later. The base is after Bracebridge Heath and before the village of Waddington on a straight stretch of road, the A607. The base is off to the left down a short track. The buses return on the hour and half hour.

 

Mar
31
Thu
John Dear speaking on Blessed are the Peacemakers @ Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAAn evening with John Dear on, Blessed are the Peacemakers, the Beatitudes.  John is well-known to many in the Christian peace movement and was a key-note speaker in 2007 at the National Justice and Peace Network Conference.

The evening is jointly hosted by Ekklesia, Pax Christi and London Catholic Worker

John will also be speaking at the annual Thomas Merton Society Conference  on his new work, Thomas Merton Peacemaker.

Apr
7
Thu
John Dear speaking on nonviolence @ Heythrop College @ Brinkman Room, Heythrop College
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Heythrop Institute: Religion & Society (HIRS) has arranged for Fr John Dear SJ to come and give a talk at Heythrop next Thursday, April 7th, 2016, on the topic of peace and nonviolence.

The talk will be chaired by Dr Martin Poulsom SDB.

Apr
18
Mon
Global Day of Action on Military Speding @ National
Apr 18 all-day

Great range of GDAMS events around England and Scotland…. see more here

Pax Christi hold ballot for Global Campaign on Military Spending @ Kings Square
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
What are YOU doing for GDAMS 18 April 2016

What are YOU doing for GDAMS 18 April 2016

We will have a simple stall to engage the public  and ask them to Vote for a Safer World and will hand out the GDAMS postcard which is illustrated.

Why not do something similar where you are?? Many more ideas here 

Apr
21
Thu
An ethical briefing on nuclear weapons: House of Commons @ House of Commons, Committee room 5
Apr 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

This meeting Ethics Meeting is  being organised by Pax Christi UK, Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament  and the Heston Justice & Peace Group.  Speakers include Ruth Cadbury MP and Rev Dr Sam Wells.

(please arrive by 1.15 p.m. to allow time to come through security)

 

 

Apr
28
Thu
Pat Gaffney in discussion: is military spending an issue of faith? organised by Conscience/Peace Tax Campaign @ Friends House
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Speakers include Chris Venables, MEDACT and Quaker, Michael Nimz, working with the Anabaptist Network, UK and Pat Gaffney, General Secretary  of Pax Christi.

Register via eventbrite:

May
3
Tue
Pax Christi Liverpool meeting @ Sacred Heart Church
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pax Christi Liverpool meet on the first Tuesday of each month.  Among other things they plan to  looki at the life of Dorothy Day in relation to the Year of Mercy- also showing the WILPF film on women pecemakers at  the  May meeting

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