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.
In anticipation of Peace Sunday on 15 January 2016
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.
We 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.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
On this International Women’s Day celebrate Women Peacemakers! Use the Pax Christi postcard to write to a woman/women you know who inspire you as peacemakers. Order from the office. Pack of 20 cards £1.50
A series organised with the Departments for Justice and Peace and Interreligious Relations
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.