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