2022 Countdown – Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

All around the world, people are counting down to celebrate the new year. We thought we’d countdown the top 10 things we’re grateful for in 2021 (in no particular order of importance)! 10- There were NO executions in Florida in 2021 and none were scheduled! 9- A bill to protect people with serious mental illnessContinue reading “2022 Countdown – Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty”

Re-Imagining the Peace of Christ 2022: The Path to a Better Future

Pax Christi Florida to Gather in 2022!Join Us in Celebrating 40 Years of Peacemaking REGISTER NOW FOR THE CHINSEGUT HILL RETREAT March 18 – 20, 2022 Chinsegut Hill Retreat and Conference Center Do you wonder what a more just world would look like? Or if it’s even possible? Do you wonder how to be in communionContinue reading “Re-Imagining the Peace of Christ 2022: The Path to a Better Future”

The Catholic Church: Centering Nonviolence?

Join us! Thursday, December 16, 7:00 p.m. EST for a presentation by author and global peace activist, Marie Dennis.  She will address the topic, “The Catholic Church: Centering Nonviolence?” For many years, Pax Christi’s Catholic Nonviolence Initiative has appealed to the leadership of the Catholic Church to move Gospel nonviolence to the center of Church teaching onContinue reading “The Catholic Church: Centering Nonviolence?”

Young People Discussion, Dec. 5th and 6th

PLEASE JOIN OUR YOUNG ADULT DISCUSSION: “Following the Compassionate Jesus” Sunday, December 5th or Monday, December 6th from 7:00-8:00 pm How do we discern a faithful response to the Gospel in this day and age? How can this response help us find integrity in our social activism? Join us on Sunday, December 5th or Monday, December 6th from 7:00-8:00 pmContinue reading “Young People Discussion, Dec. 5th and 6th”

Action of the Month: A Global Catholic Vigil to Pray for Solutions at COP26

Along with many partners, Catholic Climate Covenant is participating in “24 Hours for the Climate,” a global vigil for Catholics and other people of faith to pray and advocate for the success of COP26, which runs from October 31 – November 12. On November 5-6th, the vigil will be broadcast live and will include commentary from communities suffering fromContinue reading “Action of the Month: A Global Catholic Vigil to Pray for Solutions at COP26”

Action Alert: Protect people with serious mental illness from the Death Penalty

Pax Christi Florida whole heartedly supports Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. People with serious mental illness have inherently limited culpability. As a group, they should not be subject to the death penalty. We know far more today about the death penalty than we did when Florida enacted its death penalty statute in 1972. TheContinue reading “Action Alert: Protect people with serious mental illness from the Death Penalty”

The True Cost: Stories of Human Trafficking

A Zoom performance conference event Sponsored by:School Sisters of Notre Dame Human Trafficking CommitteeNDMU Global Solidarity CommitteeSchool of Nursing Monday October 11, 2021 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM EST FREE by Registration HERE. An Email with the Zoom link will be sent upon Registration. The True Cost is a 45 minute performance of speeches transcribed from interviewsContinue reading “The True Cost: Stories of Human Trafficking”

Phyllis Jepson named Ambassador of Peace

Phyllis Turner Jepson has been chosen to be a Pax Christi USA  Ambassador of Peace.  These “Ambassadors of Peace” are chosen for the contributions they have made in preaching and practicing gospel nonviolence, peacemaking, reconciliation and justice. Phyllis will be commissioned at the 2021 National Conference, Saturday, July 31st, as part of the closing Mass. Phyllis Turner Jepson of West PalmContinue reading “Phyllis Jepson named Ambassador of Peace”

2021 Pax Christi USA National Conference

UPDATE: Nearly 400 people joined the Pax Christi USA National Conference in real time and we have had more than 1500 views of the livestream on FaceBook Live. Most of the videos of the conference are now online and you can view them HERE.  Olga Marina Segura, Keynote Speaker Friday, July 30th, 7-10pm EDTSaturday, July 31st,Continue reading “2021 Pax Christi USA National Conference”