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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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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 

Sep
16
Sun
World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel 2018
Sep 16 @ 9:19 am – Sep 23 @ 10:19 am

This is a national week of action, prayer and study in support of the World Council of Churches World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel.  The theme chosen by the UK Working Group for the week is ” Investing in Young People”.  Resources are being developed.

 

Oct
2
Tue
International day of Nonviolence: Remember Catholic COs from FWW @ National
Oct 2 all-day

We are inviting members, supporters, parishes to hold a prayer service or similar gathering on 2 October to commemorate the lives and witness of some of the Catholic Conscientious Objectors of the First World War.

We have produced a liturgy outline that can be used, together with some of the stories of the Catholic COs of the time.

Oct
10
Wed
White Poppy-Making Workshop @ Church of Our Lady Immaculate & St. Andrew
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

3pm: A White Poppy Remembrance workshop – drawing on the stories from Catholic COs from England and Wales.

For more information contact Ann: oliasah-peace@yahoo.co.uk

Oct
20
Sat
White Poppy-Making Workshop @ Church of Our Lady Immaculate & St. Andrew
Oct 20 @ 10:45 am – 1:45 pm

10.45am: A White Poppy Remembrance workshop – drawing on the stories from Catholic COs from England and Wales.

For more information contact Ann: oliasah-peace@yahoo.co.uk

Nov
3
Sat
Peace service for Remembrance @ Entrance, Westminster Abbey
Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

This and other similar images are available for download for  local use

 

An ecumenical peace  service at the memorial to victims of war in front of Westminster Abbey.   Prayers, readings and reflections.

Nov
7
Wed
Children in Palestine-  Growing Up Under Occupation:Talk @ Earlsdon Methodist Church
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An event for Coventry Peace Festival Event: 

An eye-witness account  of children’s lives in Palestine today, by Ann Farr from work with Pax Christi and as a human rights observer with EAPPI.

6pm: light refreshments, including Palestinian nibbles, provided by Arabian Bites and Proof Bakery
7pm-7.30pm Worship;
7.45pm Talk with Ann Farr
Please come to any or all of parts of the evening.

Nov
9
Fri
Prayer vigil for peace – Guildford @ St Joseph's Catholic Church
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A morning of prayer a vigil for peace.

To commemorate the ‘War to end all wars’.

  • 10.00 Mass for peace
  • 10.40 Reflection led by John Williams and MIchael Hornsby-Smith
  • 11.00 Silent Meditation
  • 11.50 Concluding prayer by Karen Nethercott.

ALL WELCOME

Nov
10
Sat
Remembrance is not Enough – Leeds event @ Mill Hill Chapel
Nov 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

A special service of more than just Remembrance on the eve of the centenary of the ‘War to end all wars’. The guest speaker at this service will the Anglican theologian Andrew Shanks.

The Justice & Peace Commission are working with the Leeds Pax Christi Group to put on this event and prepare a special liturgy booklet that will be shared across parishes in the Leeds Diocese.

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