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Here are a range of events for 2019
15 September (Sun) St Columba’s, RC Parish in Chester marked the beginning of The World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel with a shared tea, after Mass, to support Palestine. Two more teas have been organised for October, and appeal by Friends of the Holy Land at all masses on first Sunday of Advent.
18 September (Wed) 3.30- 5.30. Vigil for World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel: Humanity and equality in God’s creation. Piazza, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King., Liverpool. Organised by Pax Christi Liverpool
18 September (Wed) 2019 doors open at 7.00pm. Talk: Monitoring Human Rights in Palestine: an eye-witness account with Paul Clark who has served as a volunteer with both the Christian Peacemaker Teams and with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel. St George’s Catholic Church Parish Hall on Sansome Place, Worcester, WR1 1UG
18 September (Wed) Mass offered for Peace in Palestine and Israel. St Gabriel’s Parish, Church In Wales Bryn Rd, Brynmill, Swansea SA2 0AP. All Welcome
20 September (Fri) Eye Witness Accounts of life in Palestine . Speakers Alison Milne & Michael Kenny. 7.30 Reading International Solidarity Centre, 35-39 London STreet, Reading RG 1 4PS. All welcome
22 September (Sun) Prayers for Israel and Palestine, 2 – 5 pm. Old St Paul’s Church, 63 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DN
4 October (Fri) at 3.30. A reflective celebration of Water, Earth , Fire and the olive tree. Held in the Walled Garden, Minsteracres, Durham, DH8 9RU. Will include the planting of an olive tree in memory of Susannah Crump
Extinction Rebellion have a rebellion action planned in London beginning on 7th October. A space on Victoria Embankment will be held by XRPeace and friends, a coalition of organisations for peace and justice, including Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. CND explain that ‘there will be workshops, teach-ins and exhibitions, choirs, musicians, comedians, academics, story tellers and speakers making the links between nuclear weapons, militarism and the climate emergency’.
Tuesday 8 October A joint event with York Justice and Peace, supported by the Newman Association
Theresa Alessandro, Director of Pax Christi will speak about: Pax Christi and our struggle together to be
peacemakers. Event begins at 7.30 with refreshments from 7pm.
At the Extinction Rebellion Peace space, David Collins, an Executive member of MAW and a member of Veterans for Peace will give a short talk then lead a discussion focussing on the links between militarism and climate change.
Speaking about ICAN’s work against nuclear weapons and international politics. All welcome.
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A number of events at this time of Remembrance, concluding with Where Light Falls: Come and see powerful poetry, visuals and photography projected onto the canvas of Coventry Cathedral, telling the story of the city and its people. It’s a tale of destruction, recovery and resilience: from the medieval period through the destruction of the old cathedral during the Blitz, finishing with peace, reconciliation and the building of a modern city. Where Light Falls is free to attend and the illumination and projections will be repeated throughout each evening. Check website for dates and times.