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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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May
30
Tue
Life Ascending Reflection Day, London @ Holy Apostles Church Hall,
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Pat Gaffney General Secretary of Pax Christi will speak to the group about the work of the Pax Christi and generate discussion  from 2.00 – 3.30 .

Booking form can be downloaded here 

Jun
15
Thu
Nuclear Ban Treaty Negotiations open again @ United Nations Building
Jun 15 @ 2:25 pm – Jul 7 @ 3:25 pm

negoWe need to help raise awareness that these meetings are happening and that a draft treaty is ready to be supported!  See more background here and write to your MP asking why the UK is NOT taking part.  Write to your local paper about this global opportunity to get rid of nuclear weapons.  Tell your friends that this is happening – a sign of hope in our world!

Jul
14
Fri
Reclaiming Gospel Nonviolence: Perth, Scotland @ St Mary's Monastery
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm

Kinnoull flyer imageThis joint project organised by Fellowship of Reconciliation, The Church of Scotland, Anglican Pacifist Fellowship, Justice & Peace Scotland , the Scottish Episcopal Church and Pax Christi, will look at ways in which Christians and other faith communities are developing nonviolence as a way forward and explore how Christians  in Scotland can embrace Gospel nonviolence at personal, church and society levels.  It takes inspiration from the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative which is helping to shape thinking within the Catholic Church in cooperation with the Vatican.

Booking form

Speakers:

  • Fr John Dear, a writer, activist  and witness on nonviolence who was part of the Rome Conference on nonviolence in 2016
  • Lucas Johnson, General Secretary of the International  Fellowship of Reconciliation.
  • Pat Gaffney of the British Section of Pax Christi, member of the internatonal CNI Executive group,  will participate and there will be an opportunity for Pax Christi members to meet during the Conference.
Aug
6
Sun
Hiroshima commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 6 @ 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.

Hiroshima Day Service @ Chapel of Unity, Coventry Cathedral
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Annual event of the Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation.  Led by John Witcombe, Dean of Coventry Cathedral.  Speaker Ruth Longoni, Lord Mayor’s Peace Committee and representatives  from the Embassy of Japan.

Service of reflection, music, religious and secular readings and silence.  All welcome

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.

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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

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