July 28, 2014
Fr. Bill Morton, SSC, will be the celebrant and homilist at Pax Christi El Paso’s annual Mass for Peace and Reconciliation. This Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 pm on Sunday, August 3, at Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini Church, 12200 Vista Del Sol Drive, El Paso. Fr. Morton is a member of the Missionary Society of Saint Columban and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
The celebration on August 3 is a regular Sunday liturgy with a Gospel message of nonviolence, peace and justice. All are invited. For more information, call (915) 740-3962.
Pax Christi El Paso was organized in 2002. The Mass for Peace and Reconciliation has been held in a different Catholic parish in El Paso every year but one since 2004. Other local Pax Christi activities include book discussions and public showings of documentary movies on peace-and-justice themes.
Pax Christi, an international Catholic peace movement, began in France near the end of World War II. Their stated purpose is “to work for peace for all humankind, always witnessing to the peace of Christ.”