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We are inviting members, supporters, parishes to hold a prayer service or similar gathering on 2 October to commemorate the lives and witness of some of the Catholic Conscientious Objectors of the First World War.
We have produced a liturgy outline that can be used, together with some of the stories of the Catholic COs of the time.
An ecumenical peace service at the memorial to victims of war in front of Westminster Abbey. Prayers, readings and reflections.
An event for Coventry Peace Festival Event:
An eye-witness account of children’s lives in Palestine today, by Ann Farr from work with Pax Christi and as a human rights observer with EAPPI.
6pm: light refreshments, including Palestinian nibbles, provided by Arabian Bites and Proof Bakery
7.45pm Talk with Ann Farr
Please come to any or all of parts of the evening.
A morning of prayer a vigil for peace.
To commemorate the ‘War to end all wars’.
- 10.00 Mass for peace
- 10.40 Reflection led by John Williams and MIchael Hornsby-Smith
- 11.00 Silent Meditation
- 11.50 Concluding prayer by Karen Nethercott.
A special service of more than just Remembrance on the eve of the centenary of the ‘War to end all wars’. The guest speaker at this service will the Anglican theologian Andrew Shanks.
The Justice & Peace Commission are working with the Leeds Pax Christi Group to put on this event and prepare a special liturgy booklet that will be shared across parishes in the Leeds Diocese.
Jim Forest will deliver a sermon during this Sunday Morning Eucharist.
Our popular Advent Peace Service held as usual in St Aloysius Church, Euston followed by our alternative Christmas market with fair-trade goods, goods from Palestine, Philippines and more.
For singers and musicians, there will be a rehearsal on 8 December between 2 – 4 pm in St Philomena’s Convent, 70-71 Euston Square NW1 1DJ (Corner of Euston Square and Grafton Place)
Music will be led by Julie McCann.