Dear Friends and Supporters,
Welcome to the last stop on our Listen for Lent Journey, which has been encouraging each of us to take pause and listen for the prophetic voices around us on different themes at the heart of Pax Christi's mission: transformation, reconciliation, solidarity, justice, peacebuilding, and -last but not least- nonviolence.
Pax Christi shares a fundamental message: only through nonviolence, can we build a more peaceful world. Whether we are advancing the Catholic Church’s commitment to nonviolence or promoting active nonviolence as an effective tool for trauma healing, preventing or interrupting violence and protecting threatened communities, nonviolence has always been central to our work.
As Pope Francis once said, "To be true followers of Jesus today also includes embracing his teaching about nonviolence."
Our Listen for Lent journey ends here, but let us all continue creating prayerful spaces to discern and listen to become effective peacemakers.
God is still speaking of nonviolence, will you listen?