Update from Project Peace’s Intern

Pax Christi will be helping Project Peace with their booth at the Seneca County Fair at the end of July. We’re excited to welcome the efforts of Project Peace’s new intern!

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635818446043317487-1207666941_Malala-Quote-10.10-Twitter.pngGood afternoon, everyone.

My name is Scott Williams, and I am currently working as an intern for Sister Paulette and Project Peace.  The majority of my duties here involve social media and creative assignments, but today, I wanted to share with you one of Project Peace’s bigger projects that I have been tackling lately.

Each year, Project Peace holds a booth at the Seneca County Fair, side-by-side with the Pax Christi group, another peaceful advocate here at the Sisters of St. Francis.

This year, the booth is centering around “Steps to Peace.”  My main task for the booth was to come up with an archetypal figure of peace and then create a life-sized cut-out of them.  After some deliberation, we decided on Malala Yousafzai.  For those of you who are not familiar with Malala, let me share some of her major accomplishments:

Since 2009, Malala has worked tirelessly at evening the…

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Imagine! 500 Peacemakers living in Tiffin area

We were pleased to help staff this booth! Thanks, Sr. Paulette, for all your efforts to reach the children of our community! This is the column she wrote for the Advertiser-Tribune. Enjoy!

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It seems almost impossible, but it’s true! The Seneca County Fair with all its amazing preparations and hype to lure people to “come and see”—is all in the past now. What loud applause we need to extend to the many workers and planners of this well -organized week!

Project Peace and Pax Christi set up booths to share with all passers-by the efforts each organization makes to promote a culture of peace here and beyond. Children were excited when they saw the huge mysterious spider web covering the back wall of our booths. They looked with curious eyes and then wrote their own message, telling other visitors how they want to be a part of this “web” of peace. They got it! Every act of peacemaking spreads to others outside our circle. They received their peace tattoo and left with the admonition to believe in themselves, believe…

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Join Us to say NO to all Nuclear Weapons

Pax Christi members: You are invited to join this vigil. Then stay on for pizza and our meeting afterwards!

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Actions will be happening around the world to commemorate the past; and to change the future!    Join us on this historic 70th anniversary of the first use of an atomic weapon in war. Make your voice count for the abolition of all nuclear weapons throughout the world.  Not only does this apply to Iran  but to the United States which has the most nuclear weapons, then to Russia, Israel, India, Pakistan, China, etc….all nations with plenty of warheads to destroy the world many times over.
Please join us at the Courthouse Square corner, Tiffin, OH at 4:30- 5:00, Thursday, Aug. 6.
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Our Fair Booth at the Seneca County Fair, Tiffin, is doing its thing!

Tiffin Area Pax Christi is cosponsoring this booth with Project peace. Come on out to the Seneca County Fair this week and see us!

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA It’s working—people putting notes onto the web of peace–showing how we all can help make a difference by raising our voices and doing actions on behalf of peacemaking.  Stop by our booth in the Old Merchants Building and add your voice to the collective voice of many.  Much peace to each of you.  sr. Paulette

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Come see us at the Seneca County Fair!

bookmark artTiffin Area Pax Christi is sharing a double booth with Project Peace at the Seneca County Fair, July 27-Aug. 2.  Stop by and see us at the Merchant Building.  We’ll have free peace sign “tattoos” for the kids.  Sign up for a drawing for a beautiful tapestry.  Take a selfie with a life-sized Gandhi.  And join our web of peace!  Sign a card telling us what you do or will do to build a more peaceful home, community, or world.  We’re looking forward to learning about all the ways people make peace right here in Tiffin!

This painting by our member Jean Cossey will be incorporated into a bookmark we’ll be passing out.

See you at the fair!