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State Assembly to be held virtually on October 10

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 […]

Spring Retreat: Spiritual Resilience & Leadership in a Time of Climate Crisis

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 […]

2019 State Assembly on Sustainability

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 […]

Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for Just Peace

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 […]

2018 State Assembly on Restorative Justice

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.

PCUSA Statement on Militarization

“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 […]

Pax Christi Massachusetts Spring 2018 Retreat

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 […]

From Just War to Just Peace? Peacemaking as Gospel Vocation

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 […]