Return to News and Events

Events

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.Facebooktwitter

Apr
10
Sat
Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) 10th April-9th May
Apr 10 – May 9 all-day
Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) 10th April-9th May

Pax Christ invites you to mark these days of action. Our resources here

These dates were set by the global steering group to include:
– April 15: Tax Day in the U.S. (the largest arms spender by some margin)
– April 26: Release of the latest SIPRI figures on global military spending, which will be accompanied by GDAMS press conferences and twitter storm
– May 1: International Workers Day
– May 9: Europe’s Day of Peace

GDAMS UK website: https://demilitarize.org.uk/

May
10
Mon
Militarism today- challenges and responses
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Key issues facing Christian peacemakers: Militarism today- challenges and responses

Join NCPO for the first of their meetings throughout May discussing some of the key issues currently facing Christian peacemakers. Each session will run twice, once in the daytime and the other in the evening of another day.

Militarism today- challenges and responses

 “At a time of uncertainty, spending and investment in weapons and armed forces is growing. ‘Healthcare not warfare’, as campaigners have recently urged, challenges us to face the issues and to take action for a different type of security, for planet and people. With input from Chris Cole, of Drone Wars UK, this workshop will aim to inform and to provide a space for reflection and discussion.”

For more information and to register visit: ncpo.org.uk/events/keyissues

May
11
Tue
Militarism today- challenges and responses
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Key issues facing Christian peacemakers: Militarism today- challenges and responses

Join NCPO throughout May to discuss some of the key issues currently facing Christian peacemakers. Each session will run twice, once in the daytime and the other in the evening of another day.

Militarism today- challenges and responses

 “At a time of uncertainty, spending and investment in weapons and armed forces is growing. ‘Healthcare not warfare’, as campaigners have recently urged, challenges us to face the issues and to take action for a different type of security, for planet and people. With input from Chris Cole, of Drone Wars UK, this workshop will aim to inform and to provide a space for reflection and discussion.”

For more information and to register visit: ncpo.org.uk/events/keyissues

May
15
Sat
Pilgrimage4Peace Launch @ National
May 15 all-day

Today Pax Christi’s fundraiser Pilgrimage for Peace begins!

Matt Jeziorski, Exec Member will cycle 50 miles from his home in Warrington to the graves of Tom and Peter Allen in Barrowford, Lancashire – Catholic Conscientious Objector brothers of the First World War
Fausta Valentine, Administrator,  invites you to a ZOOM Dance-a-thon between 13.00-18.00 BST.
Tim Devereux, (left) Pax Christi member from Leeds begins his 5 day cycle pilgrimage in the Yorkshire hills, hoping to stop at many cathedrals, and ‘RAF’ Menwith Hill – a US spy base.
Bellerive FCJ Catholic College Liverpool, started on 21 April a ‘Month of Peace’ culminating in a visit from Archbishop Malcolm McMahon. Among many initiatives, pupils will be making pledges for peace and some will investigate the peacemaking activities of the founder, Marie Madeline
Rachel Sweetman of the Pax Christi team, will make a cycle pilgrimage on 15 May. She plans to cycle for 75 miles, one mile for each year of Pax Christi’s existence.

Support the teams here

Fausta’s Dance-a-thon @ Zoom
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fausta Valentine invites you to a ZOOM Dance-a-thon on Sat 15 May, 13.00-18.00 BST. Amateur dancers teach a routine, you have some fun and join for any length of time. £10.00 each to support this event. Invite your friends and family too. Register with admin@paxchristi.org.uk

Conscientious Objectors Day
May 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us online to remember those who have refused to participate in war and to show solidarity with conscientious objectors around the world today. Simply visit www.CO-Day.org at the time to watch the live stream.

There will be a minute’s silence, songs and speeches from around the UK and beyond including:
– Israeli conscientious objector Atalya Ben Abbah
– Natalia García Cortés from War Resisters’ International in Colombia
– Actor Michael Mears live from the Conscientious Objectors’ Commemorative Stone in Tavistock Square, London

May
17
Mon
Caring for creation- tackling climate change
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Key issues facing Christian peacemakers: Caring for creation- tackling climate change

Join NCPO throughout May to discuss some of the key issues currently facing Christian peacemakers. Each session will run twice, once in the daytime and the other in the evening of another day.

Caring for creation- tackling climate change

“Climate change is one of the gravest threats facing humanity, but there is still time to make positive changes as we seek to be good stewards of creation. This session will feature the latest climate science and outlook from Liz Kalaugher from Scientists for Global Responsibility and theological insights. There’ll be plenty of time for questions and sharing ideas and experiences.”

For more information and to register visit: ncpo.org.uk/events/keyissues

May
18
Tue
Pat Gaffney’s Walking Pilgrimage
May 18 all-day

Pat Gaffney has signed up for a walking pilgrimage between Victoria and the Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park, London, which will focus on peace and women. This will take place on 18 May. The route is available for others to use. If you would like to join Pat contact the Pax Christi office.

Pat Gaffney, London Walk – Pilgrimage4Peace
May 18 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pat walking on Iona

Pat Gaffney will lead a walk from Victoria to the Peace Pagoda in Battersea. The walk will take in sites that acknowledge peace and women and is approximately 8 miles. Support Pat here and get in touch with the office if you would like to join the walk.

Caring for creation- tackling climate change
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Key issues facing Christian peacemakers: Caring for creation- tackling climate change

Join NCPO throughout May to discuss some of the key issues currently facing Christian peacemakers. Each session will run twice, once in the daytime and the other in the evening of another day.

Caring for creation- tackling climate change

“Climate change is one of the gravest threats facing humanity, but there is still time to make positive changes as we seek to be good stewards of creation. This session will feature the latest climate science and outlook from Liz Kalaugher from Scientists for Global Responsibility and theological insights. There’ll be plenty of time for questions and sharing ideas and experiences.”

For more information and to register visit: ncpo.org.uk/events/keyissues

Permanent link to this article: https://paxchristi.org.uk/news-and-events/events-calendar/