Justicia, Paz y Tierra / Justice, Peace and Earth
Voz Profética / Prophetic Voice
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Call to prayer and solidarity
(From MaryKnoll Office)
Here are some ideas of things you can do individually or as a small group on International Day of Peace.
Observe a minute
of silence at Noon wherever you are.
"A call to prayer and solidarity" from the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference.
Add your name
as a supporter of the "Appeal to the Catholic Church to re-commit to the centrality of Gospel nonviolence" from the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference.
prayer vigil for disarmament
and light a candle with some friends or neighbors.
with the theme "Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace."
Imagine something you could do
to help make for a more peaceful world… and then do it.
Learn or retell
story of Sadako Sasaki and her One Thousand Paper Cranes
and fold a paper crane in her memory.
. A Peace Pole is a monument that displays the message “May Peace Prevail on Earth,” usually in a different language on each side.
Share a version of the “
in a faith tradition other than your own.
Giang Nguyen, Sia Temu and Teresa Hougnon and their "
peace building team
" in Kenya.
that helps you imagine a community and world at peace.
Learn to say and write
the word for “peace”
in another language.
Play a cooperative game
with children at
Little Friends for Peace
a game at
Since this day is also a “day of ceasefire”,
try making peace with someone
you have a conflict.
Go to Campaign Nonviolence Week of Action
find an event
happening in your area on September 21-25, 2016.
Oficina JPIC CCVI
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