Pax Christi USA Celebrates 35 Years, Plans Conference

HNP Communications Franciscan World

ERIE, Pa. — Pax Christi, USA will hold its annual conference combined with a celebration of its 35th anniversary next month at Seattle University in Seattle, Wash. The theme of the event is “The Pursuit of Peace in a Culture of Violence.”

According to Judy Coode, chair, national council, Pax  Christi USA, the organization  is commemorating  35 years “of faith-filled efforts to create a world that reflects the Peace of Christ by exploring, articulating and witnessing to the call of Christian nonviolence.”

The keynote speaker at the Aug. 10-12 event will be Jack Jezreel, founder of the JustFaith program.