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Synod 2021 - 2023

General Information

For those looking to learn more about the Synod on Synodality, we encourage invite you to explore the following resources:

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Synod.va
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Salt+Light Coverage
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National Catholic Reporter Feature Series
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Online Course: Theology and Practice of Synodality

Participation

“Participation is based on the fact that all the faithful are qualified and are called to serve one another through the gifts they have each received from the Holy Spirit in baptism. In a synodal Church the whole community is called together to pray, listen, analyze, dialogue, discern and offer advice on making pastoral decisions which correspond as closely as possible to God’s will.”

Synodality: The Endless Road to Emmaus

Father Greg Kennedy, SJ speaks at this CSJ Theology on Tap event on how synodality summons the creative participation of all.

Mission

“Our mission is to witness to the love of God in the midst of the whole human family. This Synodal Process has a deeply missionary dimension to it. It is intended to enable the Church to better witness to the Gospel, especially with those who live on the spiritual, social, economic, political, geographical, and existential peripheries of our world.”

Together in the Journey

This Catholic Climate Covenant video with Sister Nathalie Becquart, XMCJ asks: How do we embark on the Laudato Si’ journey alongside the synod?

Out of deep respect for those who have cared for these lands since time immemorial, we are committed to tread lightly on the land, protect water as sacred, and affirm our desire for right relations with all Indigenous Peoples. - From our CSJ Land Acknowledgement

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