Resources for the Continental Stage
Now is the time to build on the momentum the Spirit has already unleashed in the first stage of the global synod. Consider using the following resources to design and facilitate a gathering for synodal discernment on “Enlarge the Space in your Tent” with either your immediate community (parish, campus, ministry), or communities across your diocese or region.
Have you heard the Good News?!
On the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, members of CEAMA and Discerning Deacons presented a synthesis of their Pilgrimage to Mexico City as a respectful contribution to the Continental Stage of the Global Synod. Click below to read the report, or visit our Pilgrimage page for more highlights from our journey.
Discerning Deacons Thematic Forum
A Synodal Thematic Forum for the Global Synod on Synodality: What’s the Holy Spirit saying to you about women deacons? How could ordaining women as permanent deacons help or hinder our church to grow in journeying together into the future for communion, participation and mission?
Reports submitted by Discerning Deacons Synod Animators
Synod Blog Posts
The second phase of the global synod is underway and by October 18, 2022 we’ll have
Pat Ball, Guest Contributor for Discerning Deacons Last week was such an exciting and enriching week
Promoting the active participation of women in Church ministries, governance, discernment and ecclesial decision making emerged