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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.
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
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.
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.
An ecumenical peace service at the memorial to victims of war in front of Westminster Abbey. Prayers, readings and reflections.
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
7.45pm Talk with Ann Farr
Please come to any or all of parts of the evening.
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.
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.