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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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Jan
20
Sat
The call to nonviolence to heal our broken world: talk @ St Bede's Pastoral Centre
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

The talk The Call to Nonviolence to heal our broken world” will be given by Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi.  Pat is a member of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative and General Secretary of Pax Christi.

Feb
17
Sat
Pax Christi members in Scotland – day gathering @ Ignatian Spirituality Centre
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
An opportunity for Pax Christi members and supporters in Scotland to meet 
and share their work for peace and explore future options.  Pat Gaffney, General Secretary of Pax Christi
will facilitate the day.


Mar
15
Thu
Romero Week Lectures March 2018
Mar 15 @ 7:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 10:00 pm

Romero tour advert 2018 130x185mm[159730][152347]Full details of the week here.  Events in Cardiff, Cambridge, London, Liverpool and Leeds

Apr
16
Mon
Global Days of Action on Military Spending
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – Apr 22 @ 11:15 pm

An opportunity to run stalls, events, hand out leaflets that highlight the huge amounts that the world spends on the military while human needs go unheeded.  Full details of events and resources here 

Cast your vote NOW to who how YOU could make the world a safer place! GCOMS-postcard-2018-reverse-338x244

Apr
19
Thu
From Violence to Wholeness Study Programme @ St Bartholomew's Parish Church
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – May 1 @ 9:00 pm

NonV-From-Violence-to-Wholeness-600x600A 10-week study programme, From Violence to Wholeness will be run by the Conforti Institute, Justice and Peace Scotland, Faith in Community Scotland and a Place for Hope.

Open to all.  There are 20 free places offered for the programme funded by the Conforti Institute. See flyer

The study-guide is available from Pax Christi 

May
15
Tue
Opposing War : Memorial Design Launch @ Quaker Meeting House
May 15 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

Opposing War  Memorial Design Launch.

Edinburgh based artist Kate Ive’s design for a Memorial to Conscientious Objectors and all who oppose war will be unveiled.  Doors 6:10 pm open for a cup of Tea.  Pax Christi is a part of this group.

Come meet the artist. Hear about her creative process, view a maquette of her engaging design. And find out how you can get involved in creating the sculpture and supporting the project. Historian Dr. Lesley Orr will speak about opposition to the First World War in Scotland and introduce Kate.

Following the offer of a site in Princes St Gardens, a World Heritage site that is visited by millions of people, a consortium of civil society groups and peace campaigns held a competition and invited four artists to submit designs for a memorial to conscientious objectors and all who oppose war. The artists engaged with descendants of COs, academics and adult learners who have been investigating conscientious objectors of the First World War. Edinburgh based artist Kate Ive’s design has been selected and a maquette will be unveiled at the launch event.

Kate Ive’s winning design will pay tribute to First World War COs whose resistance laid the groundwork for a wider peace movement that continues to this day and will continue into the future. Organisers hope the finished sculpture will be installed by April next year, the centenary of the end of the First World War for COs who were imprisoned until April 1918.

 

O What a Lovely War Resistance & Music – International CO Day Event @ The Peace Museum
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Each generation of peace campaigners provides the resources to strengthen the next generation. Join us at The Peace Museum and discover how peace campaigners in the Nineteenth Century produced the songs which encouraged those who opposed the First World War. Their words even inspired Martin Luther King 50 years later. Those generations of war-resisters can inspire us today.

This talk, given by Clive Barrett,  will be looking at the poems, hymns and songs that inspired conscientious objectors, drawing from three sources: personal diaries, graffiti from the prison cells of Richmond Castle, and especially from an item in the collection of The Peace Museum, “The Conscientious Objector’s Song Book”, 1916. It will be an illustrated talk, including sound recordings, and even the opportunity to join in!

Jul
20
Fri
In the shelter of each other: NJPN Annual Conference @ The Hayes Conference Centre
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm

This is the 40th Annual Conference of the National Justice and Peace Network.  This year the conference is organised in partnership with Apostleship of the Sea, Church Action on Poverty, Housing Justice and Prison Advice and Care Trust.

Download programme and booking form here

Sep
1
Sat
Day of reflection for peacemakers in Liverpool @ Cenacle Retreat House
Sep 1 all-day

Organised by Pax Christi Liverpool the day will be led by Fr Gerry McFlynn, Chaplain to Irish prisoners and member of the Pax Christi Nonviolence Working Group.

Subsidies available

 

Sep
8
Sat
Pax Christi at the Eucharistic Congress, Liverpool @ St Philip Neri Church,
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pax Christi is delighted to be taking part in a creative parallel programme being organised for the National Eucharistic Congress, offering sessions on reconciliation and peacemaking.

We will be in St Philip Neri Church, Liverpool between 12 noon and 6.00pm, working with colleagues from the Northern Diocese Environment Group and Together for the Common Good.

We aim to offer:

  • Two meditation sessions with the Pax Christi ICON of peace
  • A panel conversation with women peacemakers: Emma Atherton, Ella Holliday, Carol Burns and Pat Gaffney
  • A talk from Jenny Sinclair on Reconciliation
  • Craft activities for families

and more…we will up-date as activities are confirmed.

Full parallel programme can be found here 

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