Pope Francis’s exhortation on January 1st, 2017, the “World Day of Peace” gives us hope for what is possible. Pope Francis shows us how Jesus lived in violent times and yet he never took part in that violence, but he promoted peace even to his death. In this New Year of 2017 we remain committed to this movement of nonviolence in our lives and in all that we do.
Sunday, December 4, 2016, 6:00 p.m. St. Camillus Parish 1600 St. Camillus Drive Silver Spring, MD 20903 Download the event flyer (36K) Please Join Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore on Saturday, December 4, for our Ninth Annual Peacemaker of the Year Event. We’ll gather at St. Camillus parish in Silver Spring for the 5:00 p.m. Mass, […]
If you signed on to our NCR ad, and even if you did not, we hope you’ll contact your bishop personally and encourage him to read the Appeal and heed it. Included is a sample letter to use as a starting point. Make it your own as you choose. Thank you for all you are doing to promote peace and nonviolence in this Year of Mercy and beyond!
Columbus Day is a fitting time to reflect on ways that the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Church’s largest fraternal service organization, serves as both a witness and a counter-witness to the gospel.
Can anyone seriously imagine Jesus pulling out a sword and hacking and thrusting his way through the stone throwers? The notion that Christians can wage war as long as they kill with love for the enemy in their hearts is as foreign to the New Testament as it is to reason and experience.