Faith & Resistance June 2019

Discovering a God who Hungers for Justice

A Weekend at the Catholic Worker Farm , led by the Pax Christi, Faith and Resistance Network and FaithJustice.

Friday 28th – Sunday 30th June 2019

We invite you to join us for a weekend of prayer, bible study, discussion, community and an exploration of Christian responses to the Arms Trade and Militarism.

The international arms trade is a multi billion pound industry. Our politicians tell us that it is an essential part of our economy, and of our national security. But around the world this trade is fuelling war, harming the environment, and channelling money away from more productive industries.

  • During the weekend we will reflect deeply on our response to the Arms Trade.
  • We will hear the stories of victim of war and confict,
  • We will look to the bible and to Christian teaching for deep wisdom on how to respond to violence.
  • We will hear stories from those who have struggled to challenge the arms trade and militarism.
  • We will discuss and share our own thoughts, ideas, anxieties and concerns.

On the Sunday there will be a Catholic Mass celebrating the feast of Ss. Peter and Paul.

Practical Details

The weekend will take pace at the Catholic Worker Farm, near London.

Accommodation will mostly be in tents, please bring your own if can, but let us know if you cannot as we have a small number of spare tents. There are a small number of beds available for those who really need one, please indicate this when you register.

Food will be provided, we ask everyone to be willing to help with food preparation.

Cost

The weekend is free. We don’t want money to stop anyone from coming.

We will have a collection to towards the cost of the weekend. We ask those who can afford to make a contribution to do so.

Registration

Please register at: Registration Form

Contact Details

For more information please contact Matthew Neville on info@faithjustice.org.uk / 07938436566

About The Catholic Worker Farm

The Catholic Worker Farm is a community which has accommodated over 500 women and children who are seeking Asylum. Currently they live with 18 at the farm. They also work for Justice and Peace and grow organic veggies!

Find out more at: thecatholicworkerfarm.org/

About Pax Christi

An international Catholic movement for peace, find out more at: paxchristi.org.uk

About the Faith and Resistance Network

The Faith and Resistance Network aims to provide support and encouragement to Christians involved in nonviolent direct action around justice, peace and integrity of creation issues. find out more at: network23.org/faithandresistance/about/

About FaithJustice

FaithJustice is a new Christian network for young adults launched in March 2019. The aim is to organise events which build connections between faith and action.