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2019 State Assembly on Sustainability

2019 State Assembly on Sustainability

“Tending the Garden to Create a Sustainable Earth” Perils and Possibilities Saturday, November 9th at St. Susanna Parish 262 Needham Street, Dedham MA Registration begins at 8:45 am – Program 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Parish Mass at 4:00 pm for those who wish to remain. Morning Session: “Inspired by Pope Francis’ prophetic analysis of the our existential climate crisis in “Laudato Si,” Fr. Emmet...

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Spring Retreat on Creating the Contemplative Space that Grounds Us

Spring Retreat on Creating the Contemplative Space that Grounds Us

Saturday April 13, 2019 Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Xavier Hall 101 Summer Street, Holliston MA Registration begins at 9:30am Program 10:00 am to 3:30 pm (4:00pm Mass at Conforti Chapel for those who wish to stay) This year’s retreat leader is Sr. Teresita Weind SNDdeN, Congregational Leader for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur world wide. Teresita began ministry in health care as...

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Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for Just Peace

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 and current realities of this conflict, and as importantly, steps...

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2018 State Assembly on Restorative Justice

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

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 of color.  Those coming today are mostly women and children...

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Pax Christi Massachusetts Spring 2018 Retreat

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 of the Mary Dooley Campus Center, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee,...

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From Just War to Just Peace? Peacemaking as Gospel Vocation

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 Dedham on Saturday, December 2, 2017.  The author of many...

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One Thousand Ministers March for Justice

One Thousand Ministers March for Justice

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.  #MM4J


Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s plan to put seven men to death between April 17, and April 27, 2017. Hundreds showed up for the rally. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

An Update from Sister Helen Prejean

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



2017 Spring Retreat

The Pax Christi Massachusetts Spring Retreat took place on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Assumption College in Worcester (La Maison Administration Building, 500 Salisbury St.).  The retreat was directed by Fr. Tom McMurray SJ with a theme of “Living Hope” and allowed those in attendance to further ground their hope in God’s promise, compassion, faithfulness and dream for us and...

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