The Catholic Church in England and Wales is celebrating Peace Sunday (immediately on January 17). The celebration happens yearly on the third Sunday of January to replicate on the Pope’s message for World Peace Day.
In the meantime, sources for parishes, younger folks and colleges are supplied by Pax Christi, a part of the worldwide Catholic motion for peace who, on the event, additionally collects choices and donations from the parishes to assist its year-round work for peace and in opposition to navy spending and nuclear weapons.
Peace Sunday this 12 months is specializing in Pope Francis’ Message for the 54th World Peace Day, celebrated on January 1st on the theme “A tradition of care as a path to peace”, through which he referred to as on authorities leaders and people of worldwide organizations, enterprise leaders, scientists, communicators and educators, to take up the rules of Catholic Social Instructing as a “compass” to realize “a extra humane future”, notably within the gentle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlighting the connection between social injustice and violent battle, the message urges everybody to grow to be “a prophetic witness of the tradition of care” to beat social inequalities, which may be achieved solely “by way of a widespread and significant involvement on the a part of ladies, within the household and in each social, political and institutional sphere”.