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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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Jan
13
Fri
Silent prayer vigil for peace,Cheltenham @ St Gregory's Lady Chapel
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

In anticipation of Peace Sunday on 15 January 2016

Jan
15
Sun
Pax Christi Peace Sunday
Jan 15 all-day

Peace Sunday liturgy resource booklet

Peace Sunday provides an opportunity for parishes in England and Wales to celebrate and reflect on the World Peace Day Message. It is also an opportunity to show support for the peacemaking work of Pax Christi.

  • Pax Christi have produced a booklet with homily notes, prayers, readings and suggestions for working with children.
  • Here there are many other ideas and resources to help you plan for the day and beyond.
  • Please take a collection for the work of Pax Christi on Peace Sunday
Jan
21
Sat
Peace Women on Women’s March @ Meet NE corner, Grosvenor Square
Jan 21 @ 11:45 am – 2:30 pm

Women sayWe thought it important to have a peace & justice  presence at the Women’s March on 21 January ( in support of similar in Washington and around the world).  Join us, as an individual or group….. we have been in contact with WILPF,  Women in Black, CND, Pax Christi members and others who all hope to join us.

Meet in the NE corner of Grosvenor Square junction of  Duke Street & Brook Street... bring suitable banners/messages.  We will be there with our large Pax Christi Feather Banner so hope you can find us!   Meet at 11.45…. process from Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square

More about the March here   The message is:  The politics of fear and division have no place in 2017.

Mar
1
Wed
Liverpool Ash Wednesday- Public Act of Repentance @ St Lukes Church
Mar 1 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Public act of repentance for preparations for Nuclear war (replacement of the Trident weapons system).  Gather on the steps of St Luke’s, the bombed church and then process through city centre. Setting off from St Luke’s at 1.00pm

Glasgow Ash Wednesday Witness @ South Gate, Faslane Naval Base
Mar 1 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Join us for our annual Ash Wednesday Service of Repentance and Resistance at the home of the UK’s weapons of mass destruction.
We will start at the car park next to the South Gate where we will mark each other with ashes and then process with the cross to the South Gate accompanied by readings, prayers and hymns. All are welcome. There may be transport available from Glasgow. Please get in touch for further information: glw@catholicworker.org.uk

London Ash Wednesday Witness against nuclear weapons @ Embankment Gardens Whitehall Section
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Read about our Ash Wednesday Witness 2016

Read about our Ash Wednesday Witness 2016

Our Annual act of prayer, witness and resistance to nuclear war preparations.

Meet at 3.00pm, Victoria Embankment Gardens, Whitehall Section (nearest tube Embankment ).  Between Northumberland Avenue and Horseguards Avenue.

Preparation for London gathering on 23 February, LCW, 49 Mattison Road, Harringay, London N4 between 7 – 8.30 pm

We encourage members to organise their own events around the country.  Here you can download the Liturgy Booklet used in 2016 to give you ideas for prayers/symbolic actions.

Mar
18
Sat
Romero Week 18 – 25 March @ UK
Mar 18 @ 5:06 pm – Mar 25 @ 6:06 pm

RomeroA week long series of talks on the theme ” The Secret Romero – Passion for God and Compassion for the Poor. ”    Speaker Martha Zechmeister cj

Full list of events here 

Mar
28
Tue
Voices of Peace – North Sheilds @ St Cuthbert's Church
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A series  organised with the Departments for Justice and Peace and Interreligious Relations

Mar
30
Thu
Experiences of an Ecumenical Accompanier,Liverpool @ Quaker Meeting House
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Speaker Ann Farr, a member of the Executive Committee of Pax Christi International,  will speak on her role within the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme where she served for 3-months in the West Bank/Occupied Territories.

Apr
20
Thu
Global Campaign on Military Spending 2017 @ National
Apr 20 @ 12:00 am – Apr 23 @ 11:45 pm

 GDAMS card17GCOMS 2017 will run from 20 April  to 23 April – we hope this may give an opportunity to spread actions and events into the week-end.

A great opportunity to raise the issue of military spending – asking the question, “does it make us safer”.  Help others to think about this with a stall in your town centre or church.  Highlight the opportunities that are lost when governments spend money on the military rather than on health, education, development, climate change and more…

Ideas on how to run stalls here 

 

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