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 […]
About Brian Ashmankas
This author has yet to write their bio.
Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Brian Ashmankas contributed a whooping 30 entries.
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 […]
Saturday April 13, 2019 Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Xavier Hall 101 Summer Street, Holliston MA This year’s retreat leader was Sr. Teresita Weind SNDdeN, Congregational Leader for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur world wide. Teresita began ministry in health care as a nurse, but served as pastoral minister and liturgical educator in […]
Pax Christi MetroWest and Mass. Peace Action are sponsoring a 3-part Study Group about the Palestine / Israel conflict, based on research by scholars in both America and the Middle East. The conflict in the Middle East, especially Israel / Palestine, is currently often in our news media. But most Americans do not know the history […]
Erin Freeborn, the executive director of Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ) lead this year’s annual assembly. The assembly took place at St. Mulachy’s Parish, 99 Bedford Street, Burlington, MA on Saturday October 20th from 11am to 3:30pm. Photographs from the day are included here.
“The land of the free and the home of the brave” is quickly becoming an oxymoron with the latest decision by the White House to deploy the National Guard to the Southern Border region of the US. This is another indignity aimed at our immigrant and refugee sisters and brothers who predominantly come from communities […]
Witnessing the Roots of Peace in the World of Discord and Hate Transcending the deep racism in our history and the current worldwide anti-immigrant feeling to re-engage public discourse and build the beloved community of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream. Retreat Leader: Fr. Warren Savage Saturday, April 7, at ELMS College Faculty Dining Room […]
The 2017 Pax Christi Massachusetts annual fall Assembly featured as keynote speaker Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill, the J. Donald Monan professor of theology at Boston College, addressing the topic, “From Just War to Just Peace?; Peacemaking as Gospel Vocation.” The event attracted 60 or so Pax Christi members and supporters to St. Susanna Parish in […]
On Monday, August 28th in Washington DC, one thousand ministers will March from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to the Department of Justice to reaffirm that religious and community leaders are committed to being at the forefront of Social Justice and Civil Rights as Dr. King did 54 years ago. See more details here. […]
In her latest newsletter, Sister Helen speaks about the ongoing executions in Arkansas, the struggle to prevent them, and other updates on the movement to end the death penalty