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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
14
Sun
Pax Christi Peace Sunday
Jan 14 all-day

The theme for Peace Sunday 2018 is Migrants and Refugees – seekers of peace

Liturgy booklet

Every year Pax Christi promotes the Holy Father’s World Peace Day Message on the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  This is in the Liturgical Calendar cycle of prayer. Pax Christi  sends resource materials to every parish in the country to help them mark and celebrate the day.  The theme reflects the the relationship between migrants, refugees and peacemaking.

You can download resources here 

And order resources here 

You can make a Peace Sunday donation here

Feb
14
Wed
Ash Wednesday event Liverpool @ St Luke's Church
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pax Christi  Liverpool calls for repentance for the possession of trident nuclear weapons.  “Nuclear deterrence  and the threat of mutually assured destruction cannot be the basis of a ethics of peaceful coexistence amongst peoples and nations.”     Pope Francis

Join us on  ash Wednesday to express our sorrow for the possession of Trident nuclear weapons.  Make a Banner or bring musical instrument

Process  through Liverpool City  Center pausing for prayer and reflection. Gather 12 noon at st Luke’s  bombed church and  finishing at 1pm at the Queen Elizabeth Law courts . This  witness is in solidarity with those gathering at the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall.  Make a Banner or bring musical instrument

 

Ash Wednesday gathering, Glasgow Catholic Worker, Faslane @ South Gate, Faslane
Feb 14 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
This event is organised by the Glasgow Catholic Worker
Faslane -South Gate of Faslane at 2:45pm                                                                           
Join us for our annual Ash Wednesday Service of Repentance and Resistance at the home of the UK’s weapons of mass destruction.
We start at the car park next to the South Gate where we will mark each other with ashes and then process with the cross to the South Gate accompanied by readings, prayers and hymns.
All are welcome. There will be transport available from Glasgow.

 

Ash Wednesday service Repentance and Hope in our nuclear age @ Ministry of Defence,
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

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Ash Wednesday 2018 Leaflet 

Join us for a time of prayer and symbolic action at the Ministry of Defence on Ash Wednesday 14 February 2018.  We will reflect on  our own need of repentance and conversion and call our Government to repent of its involvement in nuclear war preparations.  We will also be inspired by the encouragement of Pope Francis and other religious leaders and the success of the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty in 2017.

We meet at 3.00pm in Whitehall Gardens (closest to Embankment station.  Come out of station on rive-side and turn right and walk to Whitehall Gardens)

This liturgy and action is planned by Pax Christi, London Catholic Worker and Christian CND

See photographs from 2017 here 

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
1
Sun
CND 60 Anniversary gathering at Aldermaston @ Aldermaston, Berkshire
Apr 1 all-day

Pax Christi will be joining this anniversary gathering.  Check the CND website to see if there are coaches coming from your area.  Look out for the Pax Christi banner when you are there!

Christian CND are holding a prayer service at noon

Aug
6
Mon
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us in the Piazza of Westminster Cathedral, London on both days between 10.00am and 5.00pm.  Prayers at 11.30 and 3.30

 

Here you can download service outlines with prayers, litanies and readings for use on either day and other resources and background on nuclear weapons today, for stalls and events.

Hiroshima Memorial Service, Dunbar, Scotland @ St. Anne’s Episcopal and Methodist Church
Aug 6 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

A short service of remembrance is planned to commemorate those who died and to witness to the continuing need for peace, disarmament and reconciliation. It will take place at the Peace Pole in the grounds of St. Anne’s Episcopal and Methodist Church, Westgate, Dunbar

This day is also the feast of the Transfiguration and there will be a Eucharist in St. Anne’s Church at 10.30am to which all are invited.

I would be grateful if you could advertise this service to members of your congregation and display the attached notice.

If you or any member of your congregation would like to participate in leading part of the service, please do let me know.

Remember Hiroshima Commemoration, Romford @ St Edward the Confessor RC Church
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

A commemoration of light and peace, linking Hiroshima with Romford,  with speaker Bruce Kent, Vice President of CND and of Pax Christi.

Refreshments available after the service

Aug
11
Sat
Mass for Archbishop Oscar Romero @ St George's Cathedral
Aug 11 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 pm

Mass celebrating 101st birthday of Archbishop Romero.  Principal Celebrant: Archbishop Edward Adams, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain.  All Welcome

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