Local Events
Pax Christi/Baltimore, the local Chapter of Pax Christi USA, began activity in Baltimore in November, 1985. Since that time, the Chapter consistently has presented events, programs, and observances focusing on the spiritual dimensions of taking action for a better world, in the context of the broad scope of Catholic Church social teaching. 



Monday, November 7
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Place: Emmanuel Monastery/ Benedictine Sisters of Baltimore

Info: An election eve prayer vigil, gather to pray for our nation, its leaders, those running for office, and pray for wisdom, commitment, compassion, and openness.

Evening includes common and private prayer, sharing, a ritual of commitment and a social /refreshments following the service.


Tuesday, November 15

Time: 6:30 pm

Place: St. Vincent DePaul Parish

(120 North Front Street downtown)

Event: 4th Annual Peace Dinner (an alternative simple supper [from the catered dinner of the USCCB Fall Conference])

Main Speaker: Warren Kinghorn, MD, Th.D. from Duke University Medical Center/ Duke Divinity School

Our annual soup and bread dinner sponsored by:

St. Vincent DePaul Justice and Peace Committee, Pax Christi Baltimore, Pax Christi Metro DC- Baltimore, Catholic Peace Fellowship, and

the Community of Sant’Egidio.

(More info to follow)


Wednesday, November 16

Time: 7:30 pm

Place: Marriott Waterfront Hotel

Event: Nonviolence and Just Peace

Sponsor: Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore

Info: This will be a “hospitality room” at the USCCB Fall Conference to discuss the 2016 Rome Conference on Nonviolence and Just Peace that has gotten much momentum,

and that has produced an appeal to the Catholic Church, a document challenging the “just war” theory.

There will be panelists making initial presentations and we hope to have several Bishops in attendance to discuss and converse the implications of this widening movement.

(More information to follow.)


First Sunday of Advent –November 27

Our annual Advent Prayer Service

Time: 5 pm to 6 pm

Place: Mission Helpers Center

Speaker: Mary C. Slicher, Executive Director of Project PLASE

Reception with speaker immediately following the service

Free (free will offering requested)


Sponsor: Pax Christi Baltimore



SAVE THE DATE--Sunday, December 4

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Place: St. Camillus Catholic Church in Metro DC

(on New Hampshire Avenue, just south of the Capital Beltway)

Info: This is the Peacemaker of the Year event sponsored by Pax Christi Metro DC- Baltimore.

This year we’re honoring two individuals: Sr. Marie Lucey and Fr. Jacek Orzechowski.

Keynote Speaker: Frida Berrigan (to be confirmed)

A buffet dinner will be served.

More information will be forthcoming



In May, we again co-sponsored with the Murphy Initiative, the Bishop P. Francis Murphy Peacemaking Awards to Catholic High School Seniors.

This was the fifth annual peacemaking awards.

This year the recipients were:

Archbishop Curley High School
Liam McDonnell

Archbishop Spalding High School
Scott Meyers

Calvert Hall College Paul Phan

Catholic High School Arnelle Fonlon

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
Yul Paige

Institute of Notre Dame Micayla Wilson

John Carroll High School Mitchell Hopkins

Maryvale Preparatory School
Mercy Adoga

Mercy High School Malaika Wanjihia

Mount St. Joseph High School
Andrew Rudrow

St. Frances Academy Keyon Smith

Seton – Keough High School
Carrie Carter

Congratulations to all the recipients of the fifth annual Peacemaking Award!



The Fall is a busy season for Pax Christi Baltimore!

If you haven’t paid your 2016 dues or haven’t made your donation, now’s the time! Click the “Donate” button.

There you will find the PayPal/credit card page to make your dues or donation. Individual annual dues are only $35, but you can certainly donate more.

If you like to send a check, send it to:

Pax Christi Baltimore, attn.: Chuck Michaels Coordinator, 1579 Dellsway Road, Baltimore, MD 21286.

Thank you in advance for your support for our chapter and our peacemaking activities!

Your Coordinator,

Chuck Michaels

1579 Dellsway Road
Baltimore, MD 21286
443-846-5207 (cell)


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