Conference on Social Justice, April 2

On April 2, 2022 the Church of St. Francis of Assisi Church and Pax Christi Metro New York, along with SOMOS Community Care and Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of New York, will be hosting a symposium on Catholic Social Teaching – a fundamental value of the Catholic tradition. The symposium, entitled “Good News in Tough Times: Following Jesus in a Wounded Church and Divided Nation,” will be conducted in English and in Spanish. The morning will feature two keynote speakers: John Carr of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and Bishop Octavio Cisneros, emeritus auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn in New York City.

By Request – the latest virtual retreat video

By popular request, a YouTube copy of the March 19 Retreat is posted here. Drawing on the teachings of mystics from Rumi, Dorothee Soelle, Thomas Berry and the Appalachian People’s Pastoral and then the work of artists depicting the Last Supper, the Trinity,  Our Lady of Guadalupe, and Kwan Yen, to name a few.  Fr. Terry Moran led us in contemplative ideas regarding peace and justice for our times.

PCMNY Fall Assembly 2021

We are pleased to share peacemaker John Amidon’s keynote presentation “Interconnected Challenges to Peace: Militarism and the Climate Crisis,” presented during the Pax Christi Metro New York (PCMNY) Fall Assembly. The event took place on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. Thank you to our wonderful keynote, the event organizers, the PCMNY staff, board, and volunteers, and all of the participants. You are all essential to creating peace!