John Dear on the Gospel of Peace

Fr. John Dear The Gospel of Peace On Saturday morning, January 27, Pax Christi Northern California (PCNC) in conjunction with Newman Nonviolent Peacemakers had the privilege of hosting two outstanding peacemakers at our annual assembly which we held at Newman Hall/Holy Spirit Parish in Berkeley, CA.  The event was attended by...

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Past and Present Peacemaker Award Recipients

Tom Webb Peacemaker of the Year Event

On October 15, 2022 at Newman/Holy Spirit Parish in Berkeley, Pax Christi Northern California (PCNC) hosted its annual assembly and Tom Webb Peacemaker of the Year event.  It was titled, “A Time to Celebrate: A Time to Double Down.”  The event started with Dory Miller, a student at a local...

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A Gandhian “Army”?

Ever since Jesus pointed me towards Gandhi in response to a death threat, in 1968, I have been dreaming of a Gandhian-style nonviolent “army,” consisting of nonviolent “warriors.” Gandhi’s warriors, satyagrahis (“truth-holders”), trained for 14 years before going into battle against the British, who had little chance against such a...

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