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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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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.

Nov
11
Sun
Get together for Peace – London event @ Friends House Euston
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Remembrance event for peace 11 November Flyer

1.00 gathering in Tavistock Square, London WC1.  A ceremony of Remembrance and Peace 100 years after the First World War.

2 – 5.00 @Friends House, drop in and meet peace activists and find out about current peace campaigns.  Cafe, live music, films, books and more…

Organised by First World War Peace ForumAnglican Pacifist FellowshipConscience: Taxes for Peace not WarNetwork for PeacePAX ChristiPeace Pledge UnionPeace NewsQuakers in BritainWomen’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Movement for the Abolition of War, Right to Refuse to Kill Group, and The Fellowship of Reconciliation.

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Peace service for Remembrance, Liverpool @ The Peace Garden
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Members of Pax Christi Liverpool will join in a peace service and wreath-laying even  in the Peace Garden.
Following this, at 1.00pm there will be a reading of names of Conscientious Objectors who were detained at Walton Prison, Hornby Road, Liverpool
Organised by Merseyside Peace Network and supported by Pax Christi Liverpool
Dec
9
Sun
Jim Forest preaching, St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh @ St Mary's Episcopal Church,
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Jim Forest will deliver a sermon during this Sunday Morning Eucharist.

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