Remembering, Repenting, Restoring: Pax Christi State Assembly
Sat December 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm EST
Mining the wisdom of Pope Francis as we confront the challenges of Racism, Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons/War through his writings in Fratelli Tutti and Laudato Si
Engaging Pax Christi MA in active reflection on Pope Francis’ writings on racism, climate change and nuclear weapons/war through a process of sharing various prompts of the documents which point to these challenges followed by discussion and practical next steps.
Our sharing will be directed by introductory presentation from Eli McCarthy as well as on each particular issue by local activists with allied organizations.
Eli McCarthy is a professor at Georgetown University in justice and peace studies, steering committee member of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative, a project of Pax Christi International, and the director of the DC Peace Team. His recent book is a Just Peace Ethic Primer: Building Sustainable Peace and Breaking Cycles of Violence (Georgetown University Press, 2020).
Program: Opening Prayer and Introductions, Eli’s presentation, Presentations on Nuclear Weapons/War, Racism and Climate change, Break out sessions, Questions and discussion
Pax Christi Business meeting, peacemaker award, concluding remarks and prayer
Co-sponsored by the Agape Community & St Susanna Parish, Dedham
Registration is free. Email Paxchristima@gmail.com by November 19th and we will send you the link and password inviting you into the meeting. For those who wish to offer a donation, you can make the check out to Pax Christi MA and mail it to Pax Christi MA 6 Bolser Avenue Natick, MA 01760