Peace Sunday 2021


World Peace Day theme chosen by Pope Francis. Promoted with the support of the International Affairs department, Catholic Bishops’ Conference, England and Wales

Pax Christi depends very much on financial contributions we receive from Peace Sunday parish collections.  In the present circumstances we would be doubly grateful for any donation you are able to make towards our work for peace.

National event

The 2021 Peace Sunday Reflection on Pope Francis’ World Peace Day message helps us to explore what this calls us to do as peacemakers.

Held on Saturday, 16th January, the PowerPoint is now available here:

Resources to download

Don’t forget that these resources can be used at any time of year. If 17 January is not convenient for your parish or group, hold your own ‘Peace Sunday’ later on.

Parish resources

Family activities / resources for children

Family resources

A 15-minute peace liturgy session specially for young children from ‘Colour and Shape’. Have ready to hand the Gospel reading for Peace Sunday: John 1: 35-42

Music for Peace Sunday

With permission of the songwriters, you are welcome to use this new hymn in your Peace Sunday services.  The music is available in two arrangements here:

Peace Perfect Peace – recorded specially by Holy Apostles Folk Group, Pimlico, London.


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