This year’s fall assembly will take place on Zoom from 9:30am to 1:30pm. The featured speaker will be Prof. Eli McCarthy of Georgetown University and the theme of the day will be Remembering, Repenting, Restoring: Mining the wisdom of Pope Francis as we confront the challenges of Racism, Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons/War through his […]
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“Building Emotional and Spiritual Resilience” In the face of converging social and ecological crises, how do we maintain courage and hope? What spiritual practices and perspectives sustain us as we struggle to protect the web of life and to create a more just society? Through a mix of presentations and small group conversations, this morning […]
“Yes, she was indeed a passionate and outspoken advocate for peace and social justice. Whether it was standing in an Arizona desert as part of a protest against a death penalty execution or getting arrested in Westborough for protesting work being done on nuclear missiles or years of standing on the Westborough rotary to protest […]
On the morning of February 19th, Dianna Ortiz, OSU, deputy director of Pax Christi USA, founder of TASSC, and longtime advocate for peace and justice, passed away after a short illness. Pax Christi USA’s statement can be found at the below link along with additional resources including her obituary. Pax Christi Massachusetts joins many others […]
The St Susannah’s Parish Pax Christi local group organized and hosted program on the “Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” recorded on the day of its ratification by 51 nations, January 22, 2021.
For this year’s Pax Christi Massachusetts Assembly we invited the National Pax Christi Executive Director, Mr. Johnny Zokovitch to be with us. The assembly was recorded and can be viewed in its entirety when you click the heading of this post.
Due to the pandemic it was a virtual meeting. Johnny has been a member of both the national and the international Pax Christi leadership teams for a number of years. He has worked with the grassroots organizers as well as witnessed some of the major peace initiatives which Pax Christi has been in the forefront of through these years. Johnny reflected on those past and present initiatives and together we we able to start to rediscover hope and resilience amidst this time of chaos.
For this year’s Pax Christi Massachusetts Assembly we have invited the National Pax Christi Executive Director, Mr. Johnny Zokovitch to be with us. Due to the pandemic it will be a virtual meeting. Johnny has been a member of both the national and the international Pax Christi leadership teams for a number of years. He […]
Pax Christi La Salette is collaborating with La Salette Shrine in Attleboro to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the weekend of August 8-9. All are invited to make a Peace Ribbon with the theme “What I cannot bear to think of as lost forever…” and drop it off […]
Saturday, March 28, 2020 Mary Dooley Campus Center, ELMS College Faculty Dining Room, 291 Springfield Street Chicopee MA Registration begins at 9:30am Program 10:00 am to 3:30 pm For parking check out https://www.elms.edu/campus-map/ In the face of ecological crisis, how do we maintain courage and hope? What spiritual practices and perspectives sustain us as we […]
On November 9, 2019 Pax Christi Massachusetts held our state assembly at Saint Susanna Parish in Dedham, MA. Our keynote leader was Fr. Emmet Farrell, Director of the Creation Care Ministry for the Diocese of San Diego. Father Emmet referenced Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si – On Care for Our Common Home” as well as […]