National Events

“Hope is a Verb with its Sleeves Rolled Up”

Read an article here from local student Michael Chambers, presenting his impressions of the Conference.

Links to published articles about the Conference from Independent Catholic News

Let us build the City of God‘ – Ellen Teague’s Press Release

How might we begin a rational dialogue in the war with Ukraine(Philip McDonagh)

Peacebuilding in Africa (Fr Patrick Devine)

Journey to 2030 launches two new resources at NJPN conference” (John Paul de Quay)


Wednesday 14 September 18h30-20h30, online – Jesuit Refugee Service Refugee Hosting Session
Event for anyone who is hosting, or would like to host or explore further ways of providing support to those who are seeking sanctuary. especially in and around London.
Register at

Thursday 15 September –   Faith, Hope and Love in Action – World Week of Prayer for Israel/Palestine 2022
The World Council of Churches (WCC) invites people and churches all over the world to pray, advocate, and stand in solidarity with people in the Holy Land under the strapline Faith, Hope and Love in Action: Towards Justice in Israel Palestine.

Saturday 17 September 10h00- Catholic Association for Racial Justice Workshop on Housing
Private Rented Sector, White Paper Social Housing Regulation Bill (as trailed in the Queens Speech) and The Grenfell Inquiry
All are welcome. There is no charge. Register with the CARJ Administrator at A Zoom link will be sent a few days before the event.

Saturday 17 September – Southwark JPIC. 50 years of work for J&P in the Diocese
Golden Jubilee Celebration in London, starting with Mass in Cathedral with Bishop Paul Hendricks as Principal Celebrant, followed by sharing of memories and refreshments in Amigo Hall. POSTPONED.
17 September – Event Cancelled. Click to download notice.

Wednesday 21 September: UN International Day of Peace

Wednesday 21 September – Saturday 2nd October: Catholic Nonviolence Days of Action
Theme: Blessed is every step towards nonviolence

Saturday 24 September – NJPN Open Networking Day in Darlington – details awaited

Friday 30 September –  Sunday 2 October: “Just Peace”
A weekend looking at the arms trade and militarism hosted by FaithJustice, the Dandelion Community and Pax Christi

Monday 3 – Sunday 9 October start of Challenge Poverty Week

Saturday 8 October, Birmingham – Green Christian Conference, “Building back greener?”
Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work.
Free Zoom event on Friday 7 OCtober. Full details and registration at

Sunday 9 October – Prisoners’ Sunday, ” A Fresh Start” – marks the beginning of the ecumenical Prisons’ Week
Bishop Richard Moth, Catholic Liaison Bishop for Prisons, writes to all parishes with a Pack, to encourage support for this time of reflection and prayer.

Friday 7 – Saturday 8 October – Green Christian Conference
“Building back greener? Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work”

Sunday 16 – Sunday 23 October: World Week of Prayer for Peace

Monday 7 November – Friday 18 November: COP27, United Nations Conference of Parties, Climate Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Saturday 12 November – NJPN Open Networking Day, details awaited

Saturday 3 December: Pax Christi Advent Service

Sunday 15 January 2023: Peace Sunday

Christian CND Workshops
Christian CND is currently offering free workshops for churches, small groups and youth groups around nuclear disarmament and peace activism.
These are tailored to the demographic of the participants and include discussion around what the Bible says about peace, how we as Christians can engage with issues of peace and nuclear disarmament, and what it means to be a peacemaker in our everyday lives.

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