How is violence generating violence in your country? Which forms of violence affect you the most directly? Which forms of violence do you think are doing the greatest damage to the peace and wellbeing of the poorest countries of the world, and the most vulnerable people?
What forms of violence do you find yourself entangled in? What are the weapons that need to be silenced in your life and the context in which you live? How might you ‘declare peace’?
How might we build peace through our words, our hopes and our prayers? What are your hopes for peace?
In a homily on dialogue, Pope Francis encourages us to make bridges and not to allow walls to arise. Who do you see in your community making bridges between groups rather than building walls? Pope Francis stresses the need for humility if we are to enter into dialogue. Have you ever been too proud...
How do you hold in creative tension values such as personal responsibility and solidarity? How might we know when we haven’t got the balance right? Does seeing other people as sisters and brothers play a part?