Pax Christi USA commemorates Hiroshima, Nagasaki Anniversaries - August 6-9

Jul 19, 2018

About Peace Church

Welcome to Peace Church, a community deeply rooted in faith and committed to promoting peace in our society. As part of our mission, we honor and commemorate significant events that advocate for peace and justice. One such commemoration is the annual observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversaries.

Reflecting on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6 and 9 mark the tragic days when atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, respectively, during World War II. These devastating events forever changed the course of history, leaving behind profound lessons about the consequences of war and the urgency for peace.

At Peace Church, we believe in promoting peace by raising awareness and keeping the memory alive. Our commemorations seek to educate and inspire individuals to work towards a world free from the horrors of nuclear weapons and violence.

Peace Church Community Commemorations

Every year, from August 6 to 9, Peace Church gathers to commemorate the Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversaries through a series of events and activities aimed at fostering unity, remembrance, and reflection. Our community-driven approach ensures that each individual has an opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue and thoughtful action.

Commemorative Events Schedule

  • August 6: Candlelight Vigil - Join us for an evening of remembrance as we light candles to symbolize hope and solidarity.
  • August 7: Peace Symposium - Our renowned experts and guest speakers will share insights and knowledge about the impact of nuclear weapons and the importance of non-violence.
  • August 8: Film Screening - Watch thought-provoking documentaries that shed light on the aftermath of the bombings and the ongoing pursuit of peace.
  • August 9: Interfaith Prayer Service - Come together with members of various faith communities to pray for a peaceful world and remember the lives lost.

Why Participate?

Joining us for these commemorations is an opportunity to honor the victims, survivors, and heroes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. By actively engaging in these events, you contribute to the global conversation about nuclear disarmament, peacebuilding, and justice.

At Peace Church, we firmly believe that promoting peace starts with education and collective action. Together, we can create a future where the tragedies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki become reminders of the importance of peace, compassion, and understanding.

Get Involved

We invite you to join us in commemorating the Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversaries. By attending our events and participating in the discussions, you become an ambassador for peace and play a vital role in shaping our collective future.

For more information and to stay updated on our commemorative events, visit our website or contact us. Together, let us continue the journey towards a world filled with compassion, justice, and lasting peace.