Strengthen the mission of Christ: your voice matters
The Holy Father is calling everyone to strengthen the mission of Christ: your voice matters in the synodal process!
Pray and learn about your potential role in the synod, and be informed about it and the global Catholic Church. If you haven’t already, check out the synod information PowerPoint. To participate, you are invited to attend at least one of the listening sessions starting on March 9 to April 27, and submit your responses. These are contemplative sessions, so you can hear the Holy Spirit’s call to you and listen openly and generously to each other. The sessions will guide you through the question process and how to submit your response. To have a better experience, review 2 or 3 of the consultative questions that speak to you before attending your session. There are even special listening sessions for youth! One of the youth sessions is a retreat on March 19 for youth in grades 10-12. See the link below for details and to register before March 14. Stay informed and raise your voice!
Be heard! Attend at least one listening session in our parish and online through the archdiocese:
|Wednesday||March 9||from 7 to 830 pm (parish zoom – link on the parish website)|
|Tuesday||March 15||from 9 to 1030 am (church basement)|
|Saturday||March 19||at St. Charles Parish*|
|*Retreat specifically for youth grades 9-12, register below|
|Sunday||March 27||from 315 to 445 pm (church basement)|
|Tuesday||March 29||from 7-9 pm (archdiocese)|
|Wednesday||March 30||from 7-9 pm (archdiocese)|
|Thursday||March 31||from 1-3 pm (archdiocese)|
|Thursday||March 31||from 6-730 pm (parish zoom – link on the parish website)|
|Friday||April 1||from 10-noon (archdiocese)|
|Saturday||April 2||from 10-noon (archdiocese)|
|Saturday||April 9||from 6 to 730 pm (Church basement)|
|Monday,||April 11||from 7 to 830 pm (parish zoom – link on the parish website)|
|Friday||April 22||from 6 to 730 pm (church basement)|
Further information including listening sessions is in our parish bulletin, on the board in the foyer, and the archdiocese website (https://caedm.ca/synod). Stay informed and be heard!
Here is the link to the youth retreat:
Check out the Edmonton Archdiocese website (caedm.ca/synod), including their many videos (https://caedm.ca/synod/videos)
Here’s a good introduction to the synod video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5lAktuejwo
Curious about the synod logo? Check this video out: https://catholicnews.sg/2021/10/17/the-symbolism-of-the-synod-logo/