Pax Christi

Pax Christi


PAX CHRISTI:  Pax Christi is a Catholic organization dedicated to the spirituality of nonviolence and peacemaking, disarmament, demilitarization and reconciliation, economic and interracial justice, human rights and global restoration. Please contact John Clem at  for more information about Pax Christi Charlottesville.

for more information. Pax Christi USA website


Next Meetings: 

All are welcome to attend our next meeting will be at 6pm in Room 8 at Church of the Incarnation on the following dates (2nd Monday of the month) for 2017:

  • January 9th
  • February 13th
  • March 13th
  • April 10th

World Day of Peace Message for 2017 from Pope Francis

Vatican Announcement for January 1, 2017

Pax Christi welcomes Pope Francis’ message on non-violence (Vatican Radio)

Vatican Radio with interview with Marie Dennis, O.F.S. — Co-president of Pax Christi, International

Vatican Radio Story Link

  • Landmark Vatican conference rejects just war theory, asks for encyclical on nonviolence (NCR)





For 2016 — Pax Christi Charlottesville has chosen to focus on the issue of reducing gun violence.  We appreciate your prayers and support on this important issue in our community and across our nation.  We will be hosting a community discussion soon … details to come.

Good Resource for ideas on reducing gun violence from Prevention Institute

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The Washington Post 2015



Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical Pacem En Terris (Peace on Earth)

Pax Christi USA’s 50th Anniversary Page to Pacem En Terris

Official Pacem En Terris encyclical (Vatican)


Guest speaker and peace activist David Swanson visiting Pax Christi

Guest speaker and peace activist David Swanson visiting Pax Christi