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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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Aug
9
Wed
Nagasaki Commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every year we have a stall, vigil and time of prayer to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima.  Join us, help give out leaflets, talk with people about what is happening today to ban nuclear weapons, pray with us.  Prayer times at 11.30 and 3.30. Leaflet here

Contact the office if you would like to help us any way – all welcome.

Franz Jägerstätter memorial service, speaker Bruce Kent @ The Crypt Chapel
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Jagerstatter BookAnnual memorial service for the life and witness of Franz Jägerstätter with readings, prayers and song.  OUr speaker is Bruce Kent.
  • Entrance to the Crypt Chapel is via the car-park in Ambrosden Avenue
  • The service is followed by the annual interfaith peace pilgrimage to Battersea Park for the Nagasaki Day Commemorations.

More about Franz

Books on Franz

Aug
12
Sat
Romero Centenary Mass @ St George's Cathedral
Aug 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

A Mass to celebrate 100 years since the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero.  Celebrant: Archbishop Peter Smith and homily will be given by Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, posulator of Romero’s cause in Rome.

All welcome.  Refreshments in Amigo Hall after the MassA4 Romero centenary poster 2017

Sep
5
Tue
No Faith in War: day of prayer to Stop the Arms Fair @ London Excel Centre
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm

Pax Christi is supporting this day of action by faith groups.  There will be a variety of prayers, readings, silent worship from 10.00 am until the last session, run by Pax Christi at 4.00pm.

Full details of the day here

We will gather at the roundabout at the end of Royal Albert Way (nearest DLR station, Prince Regent).  If you are in a position to help us with our own service or in advance please let us know.  Here you can read an account of the No Faith in War gathering in 2015 (scroll down to item by Peter Hickey)

Sep
23
Sat
Blessed Oscar Romero – Evensong, Westminster Abbey @ Westminster Abbey
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nov
10
Fri
Pray for Vatican Conference on Nuclear Weapons @ Vatican City
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm

Pax Christi invites you to pray for a Vatican sponsored conference on the theme ” Perspectives for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament” Invite you parish, school, community to set aside a time of prayer or arrange a Holy Hour.  Let us know what you plan.  Download leaflet here

Prayer-Vatican Conference ed

Holy Hour of Prayer for Vatican Conference @ St Mellitus Church
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
14
Sun
Pax Christi Peace Sunday
Jan 14 all-day

The theme for Peace Sunday 2018 is Migrants and Refugees – seekers of peace

Liturgy booklet

Every year Pax Christi promotes the Holy Father’s World Peace Day Message on the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  This is in the Liturgical Calendar cycle of prayer. Pax Christi  sends resource materials to every parish in the country to help them mark and celebrate the day.  The theme reflects the the relationship between migrants, refugees and peacemaking.

You can download resources here 

And order resources here 

You can make a Peace Sunday donation here

Feb
14
Wed
Ash Wednesday event Liverpool @ St Luke's Church
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pax Christi  Liverpool calls for repentance for the possession of trident nuclear weapons.  “Nuclear deterrence  and the threat of mutually assured destruction cannot be the basis of a ethics of peaceful coexistence amongst peoples and nations.”     Pope Francis

Join us on  ash Wednesday to express our sorrow for the possession of Trident nuclear weapons.  Make a Banner or bring musical instrument

Process  through Liverpool City  Center pausing for prayer and reflection. Gather 12 noon at st Luke’s  bombed church and  finishing at 1pm at the Queen Elizabeth Law courts . This  witness is in solidarity with those gathering at the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall.  Make a Banner or bring musical instrument

 

Ash Wednesday gathering, Glasgow Catholic Worker, Faslane @ South Gate, Faslane
Feb 14 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
This event is organised by the Glasgow Catholic Worker
Faslane -South Gate of Faslane at 2:45pm                                                                           
Join us for our annual Ash Wednesday Service of Repentance and Resistance at the home of the UK’s weapons of mass destruction.
We 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 will be transport available from Glasgow.

 

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