The 2013 Peace and Justice Pilgrimage is currently walking from Iona to London to highlight Government plans to spend £100bn on Trident while slashing vital public services. After leaving Iona on Whit Sunday (May 19th), the Pilgrimage is making its its way southwards via Faslane, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Holy Island (Lindisfarne), Hexham, Durham, York, Selby, Lincoln, Cambridge, St Albans and London. A variety of public events and acts of witness have been planned at key points along the route. Pax Christi members are involved in some of these events and we will post details as they emerge. Why not join part of the Pilgrimage as it passes near you?
1 June Birmingham. Day conference:' Come and See - Beyond Holy Sites'
6 June, Brentwood evening on the Holy Land
All welcome to this meeting which will include group discussion. Some Ursuline students will also be sharing their observations after their recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land
22 June, Brecon - Palestine: Help lighten the darkness : an evening of music, readings and talk
Proceeds: to Medical Aid for Palestinians and Humanistarian Assistance Programme
22 June, Brentwood: training day Practical Engagement in Justice and Peace
Bookings to: Davina Bolt firstname.lastname@example.org
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The ICON, made in the Monastery of St John in the Desert, near Jerusalem,is wonderful focus for prayer, meditation, discussion on the theme of peace and reconciliation.
Here are some images of the ICON at St Ethelburga's Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, London 2010.
We have created this opportunity for Pax Christi Members and Supporters in England and Wales to share in the hosting of the Icon. Download a leaflet here with more practical information and booking form.
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In the direction of nonviolence...moving from a culture addicted to war and violence to a culture where our first choice is peace and nonviolence?
A good idea, but how do we get there?
Pax Christi can offer a variety of themed sessions which can stand alone or be put together as a mini-course. Download information and booking form here.
We also offer a range of resources, from brochures to study-guides on this theme. Download order form here
On-line booking form here
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