On January 1, 2022, we officially launched Pax Christi USA’s 50th anniversary year! During this Jubilee, we’ll be hosting a variety of events and activities to which all are invited. Scroll below for everything that we have planned, with more to be added throughout the year!
>> For our main 50th anniversary year webpage with ongoing events and activities, click here.
>> Save the date and find out more information for the 2022 50th Anniversary National Conference, Aug. 5-7, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
- January 1 – Pax Christi USA 50th Anniversary Kickoff Event
- January 26 – Bishop Gumbleton Birthday Gathering over Zoom
- February 10 – Fr. Fred Thelen on the 50th anniversary of Pax Christi USA and 45th for Pax Christi Michigan
- March 18-20 – Pax Christi Florida 40th anniversary retreat
- April 6 – A special Lenten retreat, “Disarming our Hearts: A Virtual Way of the Cross with Pax Christi USA” with Bro. Mickey McGrath, OSFS in honor of Pax Christi USA’s 50th anniversary
- May 17, 24, 31 – Three-part online study session on “Living in the Light of Christ’s Peace,” Archbishop John Wester’s pastoral letter on nuclear disarmament
- June 7 – “(De)Facing White Supremacy,” a special webinar intended to create space for deep reflection and discussion about the identity of Pax Christi USA as a Catholic institution that aspires to be anti-racist.
- June 10-12 – Pax Christi Young Adult Caucus retreat, held in Washington DC
- June 18 – Pax Christi USA supports the Moral March on Washington and to the Polls, organized by the Poor People’s Campaign
- August 5-7 – Pax Christi USA 50th Anniversary National Conference
- August 7 – Pentagon Prayer Witness
- October 1 – Nonviolence Training with Meta Peace Team (register at this link).
- October 6 – “Stopping Economic Exploitation: Building a World of Peace and Economy for All,” a Bread Not Stones Campaign and 50th anniversary webinar (register at this link)
- October 26 – Hidden Mercy with Michael O’Loughlin (register at this link)
>> To add your event, send it to Johnny Zokovitch at email@example.com.
Promote & share our Jubilee on social media throughout 2022!
If you don’t already follow Pax Christi USA on our social media channels, this is a great time to follow us! For every remaining week of the year 2022 (that’s 50 weeks!), we’ll be posting “Thoughts of the Day” as part of #WednesdayWisdom4Peace. Follow Pax Christi USA on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and tag using #Pax50, #PaxChristi50 and #WeavingPeace50.