Author: Mary Ellen Quinn

Join the Advent Vigil at BIW – 2019 0

Join the Advent Vigil at BIW – 2019

A message from our friends at Smilin’ Trees Disarmament Farm in Hope, Maine The Advent vigil for Disarmament will be held each Saturday of Advent (November 30, December 7, 14 & 21) from 11:30...

Retreat 2019 0

Retreat 2019

Fall Retreat – October 4-6, 2019 “Following the Way of the Nonviolent Jesus through the chaos, violence and pain that surrounds us” Apple season was in full swing as twenty-five peace-seeking Mainers gathered on...

Climate Action in Bangor 0

Climate Action in Bangor

September 20, 2019 Youth activists and organizers from Bangor HS, John Bapst HS, Hampden Academy & University of Maine were joined by 150+ community members and several organizations working for climate justice! Inspired by...

Statement: The Threat of War with Iran

Statement: The Threat of War with Iran

from Pax Christi USA We are currently witnessing the escalation of threats and the misuse of power between the United States and Iran that has the potential to lead to war. The U.S. backed...

Lenten Vigil at BIW

Lenten Vigil at BIW

On Saturday April 6 th , members of Pax Christi Maine participated in the Lenten vigil at Bath Iron Works hosted by Smilin’ Trees Disarmament Farm in Hope. The vigil, which has been held...

Build For Life

Build For Life

Letter to the Editor – Bangor Daily News April 2. 2019 On April 27 th , the third Zumwalt destroyer built at Bath Iron Works (BIW) will be “christened”. The USS LBJ joins a...

Faith leaders, peace practitioners deepen Church’s commitment to nonviolence and peace

Faith leaders, peace practitioners deepen Church’s commitment to nonviolence and peace

From Pax Christi International: 6 April 2019Vatican City – On 4-5 April, the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and Pax Christi International’s Catholic Nonviolence Initiative organised a workshop on the theme, “Path of Nonviolence: Towards...

Pax Christi Retreat 2/2019

Pax Christi Retreat 2/2019

Pax Christi North – ‘Mini’ retreat held in Ellsworth on February 16, 2019 On a bright winter day, fifteen people gathered at the UU Church of Ellsworth to participate in a half day retreat...

Catholic Charities U.S.A. priorities include refugee resettlement, immigration policy

Catholic Charities U.S.A. priorities include refugee resettlement, immigration policy

From The Jesuit Review: WASHINGTON (CNS) — Two top Catholic Charities USA leaders outlined some of the short-term and long-term goals for the organization and its affiliates throughout the country Feb. 3 during the...

Statement: Pax Christi USA Denounces US and Russian Withdrawal from Nuclear Weapons Treaty

Statement: Pax Christi USA Denounces US and Russian Withdrawal from Nuclear Weapons Treaty

From Pax Christi USA: One day after the United States withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russia followed suit. Pax Christi USA believes neither the United States nor Russia should withdraw from...