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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
27
Mon
Pax Christi joins faith protest at AWE Burghfield @ AWE Burghfield
Jun 27 all-day
Christian witness at Burghfield 2015

Christian witness at Burghfield 2015

Pax Christi will be a joining with other Christian peace groups to protest against Trident and the up-grading of nuclear weapons at an all-day event at AWE Burghfield.  The month of protests organised by Trident Ploughares

If you are unable to join us you can use the Prayer Service where you are.

Pax Christi will be leading a time of prayer/readings at 1.00pm.  Everyone will meet at The Mearing gate of AWE.  This can be very easily reached by bus from Reading, see below.

Programme:
9am  Peace Walk around the AWE site
10am      Prayers with Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
11am      Quaker Meeting for Worship
12am      Lunch (bring and share)
1pm        Prayers and readings with Pax Christi
2pm        Worship with Anglican Pacifist Fellowship
3pm        Litany of Resistance with Christian Peacemaker Teams
4pm        Workshops: Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village (Wake Up)       Making peace cranes (London Catholic Worker)

Getting to AWE Burghfield from Reading

Reading train and bus station are very close together for switching from bus to train or bus to bus. For train times & bookings see www.trainline.com

To Burghfield by bus from Reading: From Reading Railway Station walk to Blagrave Street bus stop and catch Reading Bus 2 or 2A -Journey time around 35 minutes .

Traveline: http://traveline.info/ a very useful site with printable directions, timetables and maps showing bus stops. Search under: South East including London or South West – plan a journey.

Use these search terms for exact bus timetables.

  1. a) Reading Town Centre Blagrave Street stop
  2. b) Burghfield The Mearings stop, or Amners Farm stop, or Burghfield St Mary’s church stop

Click on timetable and all stops for most up to date times.

Get off the bus at: Burghfield Amners Farm Road stop, The Mearings stop, OR Burghfield St Mary’s Church stop

Jul
13
Wed
Stop Trident Mass Lobby @ House of Commons
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lobby CardPax Christi is a supporter of this important Mass Lobby of Parliament  called by CND.  Please make every effort to take part.  Arrange a meeting with your MP  on the day or write to them in advance.  The Network of Christian Peace Organisations will be holding a prayer service in the Dick Sheppard Chapel at St Martin-in-the-Fields at 12 noon.

More information

Aug
6
Sat
6 August Hiroshima Vigil, Central London @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

2016August_London peace eventsWe will hold our annual Hiroshima Day time of prayer/information sharing out side Westminster Cathedral.

We will have prayers at 11.30 and again at 3.30pm.  Open to all who wish to pray with us.

This is an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of nuclear war and of the on-going preparations for nuclear war.  We will have an information stall with literature to share with the public.

If you would like to help during the day please contact the office who will put a timetable together.

No More Hiroshimas @ St John's Gardens
Aug 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

Pax Christi Liverpool will join Merseyside CND for a memorial gathering where the Mayor of Liverpool will lay a wreath in memory of all victims of war and nuclear attach.

Hiroshima Day Commemoration, Tavistock Square @ Tavistock Gardens,Tavistock Square
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

London Region CND annual event of music, speakers, laying of flowers.  Among the speakers this year, Bishop Thomas McMahom, Emeritus Bishop of RC Diocese of Brentwood

Hiroshima Service at Coventry Cathedral @ Coventry Cathedral
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Annual Hiroshima Day Service with guest speaker Bruce Kent, vice president of CND and of Pax Christi. The service will feature stories from Hiroshima victims, a drama performance and a message of greetings from the Mayor of Hiroshima to the Lord Mayor of Coventry, read by Mr Katsumi Takahashi of Coventry Hiroshima Friendship Group

Aug
7
Sun
Pax Christi Liverpool commemorate Hiroshima & Nagasaki @ Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Members of Pax Christi Liverpool will run a stall in the Metropolitan Cathedral between 10am -4pm on Sunday 7th August to commemorate the Hiroshima/ Nagasaki anniversaries.  Contact Jan Harper janharper1@yahoo.co.uk

Aug
9
Tue
9 August, Pax Christi Nagasaki Vigil, London
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

We will hold our annual Nagasaki  Day time of prayer/information sharing out side Westminster Cathedral.

We will have prayers at 11.30 and again at 3.30pm.  Open to all who wish to pray with us.

This is an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of nuclear war and of the on-going preparations for nuclear war.  We will have an information stall with literature to share with the public.

If you would like to help during the day please contact the office who will put a timetable together.

Franz Jaegerstaetter Memorial Service @ Crypt Chapel, Westminster Cathedral
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOur annual memorial service to mark the execution of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter in Germany in 1943.  The service of prayers and readings will be held in the Crypt Chapel, Westminster Cathedral ( entrance via the car-park in Ambrosden Avenue).

This will be followed by the annual interfaith pilgrimage for Nagasaki Day to the Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.

All welcome

Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemorations, Kent @ Choir Chapel, Aylesford Priory
Aug 9 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm

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