Pope Francis has called for a 'Synodal Church' that listens, learns and shares mission. 'Synodality' is a word that we may not have encountered too often but it simply means 'to walk together' and this was a vital component of the early Church.
The Catholic Church in Scotland is scheduled to begin the Synodal process in October; so why not join the Edinburgh Jesuit Centre this September to get a view of how this might look at grassroots level and in different parts of the world. Here are the talks:
Tuesday 14th September, 7.30pm
'A View from the Amazon', with Mauricio Lopez, Executive Secretary for the Pan Amazonian Ecclesial Network.
Tuesday 21st September, 7.30pm
'A View from Rome', with Sr Nathalie Becquart, Under Secretary to the Vatican Synod of Bishops.
Tuesday 28th September, 7.30pm
'A View from Liverpool', with Fr Phillip Inch, Synod Moderator for the 2020 Synod in Liverpool.
The talks are free and you can join on Zoom or Facebook Live (see details below):
Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2365092814 or Meeting ID: 236 509 2814
To join the talk via Facebook Live, type 'Edinburgh Jesuit Centre' into Facebook.
Hope to see you all there!
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