With the looming threat of nuclear conflict, the bishops advocate for a comprehensive approach that includes transparency, dialogue, and cooperation among nations. Their plea highlights the moral imperative of prioritizing human security, fostering trust-building measures, and investing in peaceful alternatives.
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The 2023 Peacemaker Awards
The 2023 Peacemaker Awards Reception will take place on Sunday, June 4. We have a wonderful roster of honorees this year: The Kings Bay Plowshares 7, Professor Kevin Ahern from Manhattan College, Christian Brother Tom Egan, and Wendy Hernandez, a student at Cristo Rey High School. Find out more information about registration, sponsorship, and 50/50 raffle tickets.
The 41st Annual Way of the Cross
Join several hundred people in one of the largest public Christian peace witnesses in New York City. In this our forty-first year Pax Christi Metro New York will commemorate Good Friday as a modern-day enactment of the Stations of the Cross, praying for peace and justice on the streets of our city.
This year our Annual Good Friday Way of the Cross will be an in person event. As we plan this event we seek to know the needs of those who will walk and pray with us.
The Walk will take place in person, from 8:30 am to 12pm on Good Friday, April 7th.
Tell Congress: Abolish Nuclear Weapons on H. Res. 77 –
We need your help! Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 31 by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), H. Res. 77 calls on the United States to embrace the goals and provisions of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and to take concrete steps to prevent nuclear war—a threat that is greater today than it’s been since the Cuban Missile Crisis.
With preventnuclearwar.org we support this resolution and the work that preventnuclearwar.org does. You will find resources for this action to support this resolution, nonproliferation and peace.
Learn more on the our website.
Protesting Lockheed Martin
On February 14, several members of Pax Christi Metro New York joined other groups in protest outside the Lockheed Martin offices, 420 Lexington Avenue, NYC. At issue was Lockheed Martin’s massive contribution to the production of war materials.
Lecture: Peacebuilding as Cornerstone of Pope Francis’ Vision for the Church
Please join us at Wallace Hall, St Ignatius Parish, Feb 27th from 7-9 pm for PCUSA Bishop-President John Stowe’s lecture entitled Peacebuilding as Cornerstone of Pope Francis Vision for the Church.
Fall Assembly Saturday, October 22nd
PCMNY is returning to an in-person Fall Assembly Saturday, October 22nd, at Manhattan College.
The keynote speaker will be renowned Maria Stephan, co-author of Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict (Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare).
Please save the date and stay tuned for further details.
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Memorial Prayer and Public Witness 2022
Pax Christi Metro New York invites you to join in Prayer and Public Witness on the occasion of the 77th Anniversary of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 7th, 2022 @ 3:00 PM
Fr. Demo Square; bounded by Sixth Avenue, Bleecker and Carmine Streets, Manhattan
Pictures of Anti-Nuclear Weapons Exhibit in NYC – 5/22/22
A PCMNY member visited this exhibit in Times Square in the later part of May,2022. Everyday, as a part of this art installation, balloons that were intended to mimic a nuclear warhead were handed out at the exhibit site at 4pm daily. This is a project of Pedro Reyes with sponsorship by ICAN and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
The Feast of Pentecost has come and gone, marking the birthday of the Church, the end of the Easter season and the return to Ordinary Time. Like any other birthday, this means a new beginning, a celebration of new life, new growth, and new possibilities. And like many birthdays, it is a time of gift-giving.