AX Christi, the Catholic international peace movement, which organised a 'route de la paix" to Waleingham last September, is planning seven continental "routes" for this summer, all o converge un Nijmegen, Holland, arriving there in the afternoon of August 10.
Bishop Beck of Brentwood, president ot the movement in this country, has expressed the earnest hope "that a number of British Catholics will take part in this international Catholic activity." Mr. John Dingle, Pax Christi "routes" organiser for Great Britain, writes to "The Catholic Herald.":
According to the present programme, five groups will set out from different parts of Holland and one group will set out from Krefeld in Germany on Sunday. August 1, after evening Mass. There will also be a shorter "route" leaving Eindhoven on August 6.
They will converge by easy Stages on Nijmegen, where they will arrive in the afternoon of August 10.
A programme will he arranged for the pilgrims on August 11 in the neighbourhood of Nijmegen and they will disperse in the afternoon of the following day. During the "routes" there will be spiritual discussions. . ' After the "routes" it is hoped to organise excursions to Amsterdam. The Hague, Rotterdam and other places.
The "route?' at present fixed are: Route 1: Maastricht-Nilmegen. Route 2: Breda-Nijmegen. Route 3: Delft-Nijmegen. Route 4: Amsterdam-Nijmegen, Route 5: Oldenzaa!-Nijmegen. Route 6: Krefeld (Germany)ls1 limegen
Route 7: Eindhoven-Nijmegen (shorter "route").
Those wishing to lake part should express their preference for sme or the other of the "routes." There is, however. no guarantee that it will be possible for everybody to go on the particular "route" he selects.
Pilgrimage expenses inside Holland are expected to amount to about £6 for the 12 days. apart from excursione.
Those interested should write to Mr. Dingle at U. Alexandra Mansions. King's Road, London,