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Jim Forest will deliver a sermon during this Sunday Morning Eucharist.
Jim will be in conversation with Kathy Galloway, co-leader of the Iona Community.
An evening hosted by the UK Province of the Xaverian Missionaries, the Justice and Peace Commission Scotland and Pax Christi Scotland.
An evening to hear Jim’s unique insight on the development of Christian thinking on peace and nonviolence by those who helped to shape it.
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.
We are delighted to welcome Jim to London. A writer, activist, co-founder of the Catholic Peace Fellowship in the United Stated, Jim knew, worked with and has written on Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day and Daniel Berrigan.
Hosted by Pax Christi with the Thomas Merton Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Faith and Resistance Network and London Catholic Worker
Bruce will be speaking after 10.00 am Mass at Our Lady of Loretto parish – starting at 11.00am. There be lunch served at 12.30 in the Church Hall.
Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi will speak on the theme ” Pope Francis calls us all to be peacemakers – Pax Christi responds. ”
Bruce will also speak at the 11.30 Mass at St Gabriel’s Parish, Prestonpans, EH32 9JX
After Mass parishioners will have a chance to meet Bruce and gather more information on the work of Pax Christi.
All welcome, this is an open meeting to mark Peace Sunday. Fr Gerry is a member of Pax Christi’s nonviolence working group and will speak and facilitate discussion on the theme, Blessed are the Peacemakers.
Christian teaching about war and conflict has moved from the ‘just war’ theory of Augustine and Aquinas in the light of renewed commitment to the non violence of Jesus. What are the tools of non violent conflict resolution today?