The newsletter of Pax Christi Metro New York

“Kerux” is the Greek word meaning “herald”. As the name of our newsletter, it reminds us that
we are to be heralds of God’s nonviolent love. We welcome letters, articles and reviews.

In addition to our quarterly newsletter, Kerux Live! offers immediate access to current news and feature articles.

You may also wish to check out our online-only current book review.

Rosemarie Pace, director                           Anne Bjornson, editor


Download the Current Edition in Adobe Acrobat: Spring, 2018, No 117

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Korea Visit to the National Reconciliation Center of Paju and Jeju Island

Last December, 2017, Martha Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s granddaughter and Plowshares activist, participated in the first Catholic Institute of Northeast Asia peace conference at the National Reconciliation Center in Paju, Korea. Read her inspiring, informative, and challenging report about the conference and side events starting on page 1.

Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment

On page 2, you’ll find an important book review about the history and true intentions of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Submitted by Marian Ronan, this review could not be more timely in light of the many controversies going around regarding gun control in our country.

Where Have You Taken My Lord?

On April 7th, 2018, the Council of Ecclesial Movements of the Archdiocese of New York held its fifth annual Day of Reflection at Maryknoll. This year’s theme was, “Where Have You Taken My Lord?” Adapted from Mary Magdalen, the question asked attendees and their ministries where we have taken Jesus since his death and resurrection. Rosemarie Pace, PCMNY Director, was one of the speakers to offer an answer, a link to which can be found on page 3.

What the Qu’ran Meant and Why It Matters

In this time of Islamophobia and general ignorance about Islam, this book by Gary Wills can be very helpful. Read Jim Kelly’s review starting on page 4 to learn more.

PCMNY’s 2018 Young Peacebuilder Awards

For the fifth consecutive year, PCMNY will be honoring Young Peacebuilders with Maloof Family Young Peacebuilder Awards. This year’s ceremony will take place at our annual Peacemaker Awards Reception on June 3rd. We are pleased to present the winning essay of Juliet Kulusic from Holy Child Upper School in Rye, NY starting on page 5.


Don’t forget to check out all our upcoming events on page 7. There’s always a lot happening at PCMNY. And since the list is not complete, periodically be sure to visit our Events page here on the web so as not to miss any updates.

The Calendar on page 8 provides a quick summary of our events and a few more dates for meetings and mailings. You’re always welcome to come, sit in, and help out.

Finally,please remember PCMNY’s Annual Appeal.  Please reflect on the many reasons you value PCMNY, and respond as generously as possible to the 2017-2018 Annual Appeal if you have not already done so. THANK YOU!



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