For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission


A two-year ‘synodal’ process is taking place in the Catholic Church that culminates in the final Synod Gathering of Bishops in Rome in October 2023. The overall theme is “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission”.

SOME USEFUL LINKS

Bishop’s Pastoral Letter:        For Our Synod Journey October 2021

Prayer for the Synod:            Adsumus Sancte Spiritus

Guidebook for the Synod:      Vademecum

Official Website:                  Vatican Synod Website

The Synod Report for the Lancaster Diocese has now been submitted to the Bishop’s Conference of England and Wales. In this next period the reports from all 22 Dioceses will be synthesised into one national report for submission to Europe.

To see the Diocesan Report click here: LANCASTER DIOCESAN REPORT ON THE SYNOD PATHWAY

Because of the limited size of the report (ten pages maximum) it has not been possible to include every individual comment. Instead we have tried to represent a cross section of views from around the Diocese.

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