Memorial Day Vigil 2015 at Jones Beach

Memorial Day Vigil 2015 at Jones Beach

 

MEMORIAL DAY VIGIL 2015

JUST SAY NO TO ENDLESS WAR!

10 A. M. Saturday, May 23

JONES BEACH

(Rain date on Sunday) 

Memorial Day 2015

“There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

On May 23 of Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Long Islanders will flock to Jones Beach for the Bethpage Air Show which demonstrates military airpower and weapons.

On that same day, peace activists from Long Island will gather for their Eleventh Annual Peace Vigil to remind beach-goers that Memorial Day is a sacred day dedicated by our nation to mourn the loss of American lives killed in war. Remember all who have died. End War.

  • ·      Come to distribute flyers explaining the true meaning of Memorial Day.
  • ·      Come to reflect upon the victims of wars, still suffering in mind and spirit.
  • ·      Come to honor the fallen.
  • ·      Come to call for an end to all wars.

 

Park at Field 4 – Come early for best parking space!!!  Fee $10

Assemble by the plaza near the “needle” tower.

Weather alert May 23 7 AM www.paxchristilongisland.org

Further details: Email paxchristili@aol.com

To help distribute, please arrive by 9 a.m.

PLEASE WEAR A BLACK T SHIRT OR TOP

The 11th Annual Memorial Day Peace Vigil is organized by Pax Christi LI, the Catholic peace organization, in partnership with Dominican Sisters of Amityville –Justice & Peace Committee; LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives; LI Code Pink Women for Peace; LI Food not Bombs; LI Move- On; LI School of Americas Watch;LI Veterans for Peace; LI Women in Black; North Country Peace Group; Round Table for the Common Good Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal RC Church Wyandanch; Peace Action NY; Sisters of St. Joseph NY-Social Justice and Non-violence Committees; South Country Peace Group
For further information, email paxchristili@aol.com
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