POSTPONED: We regret that we need to postpone this conversation due to a sudden emergency affecting one of our participants. We’ll announce a new date later and hope you can join us at some point in the new year. Thanks for your understanding.

As we start to wrap up the observance of our 50th anniversary year, you’ll have a few opportunities to mark the conclusion of our Jubilee over the next few weeks. One of these opportunities is a special webinar that grew out of Pax Christi USA’s intergenerational Peace Pairs program, an effort for mutual co-learning and accompaniment between peacemakers in their 20s and 30s and Ambassadors of Peace/founding members of our movement. Each of these seven pairs were invited to work on an outward-facing project together. One of those projects is this special webinar on “The Origins of Pax Christi USA”.

Join Pax Christi Young Adult Caucus member Ryan Di Corpo for an online conversation with Pax Christi USA founding member Joseph J. Fahey and Ambassador of Peace Janice Vanderhaar focused on the origins of our movement. The webinar will take place on Thursday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

>> Register here for this exciting webinar.

This webinar about the beginnings of Pax Christi USA builds on Fahey’s newest essay in The Journal of Social Encounters. Our panelists are:

  • Joe Fahey is a founding member of Pax Christi USA and served as General Secretary from 1975-1978. Joe taught theology at Manhattan College from 1966-2016 and co-founded the B.A. in Peace Studies and the B.A. in Labor Studies. Joe is a Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace.
  • Janice Vanderhaar is a Pax Christi Ambassador of Peace and member of PCUSA since 1973. She was appointed the first coordinator of Pax Christi Memphis in 1974 and served two terms on the PCUSA National Council. She helped found the MK Gandhi Institute, and the Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium at Christian Brothers University.
  • Ryan Di Corpo is the managing editor of Outreach and co-coordinator of Pax Christi New York State. A graduate student at Northeastern University in Boston, his writings have appeared in America, The Washington Post, Boston College Magazine, Peace Review and American Catholic Studies.

LAST CHANCE FOR CLASSIC PAX CHRISTI PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES! Check out our 50% off sale of everything in the Pax Christi USA Online Store through the end of the year! This includes all of our classic publications that we have made available for ONLY THIS YEAR! Once the year is up (or once they’re sold out), they’re gone. Click here to visit the online store now.

SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR DECEMBER PAX MASS! Join us as we mark the end of our Jubilee year with a special PAX Mass celebrated with our Bishop-President Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv on Thursday, December 22nd at 8pm ET. Click here to register.

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