Tag: Archdiocesan synod

Synod data analysis was highly organized, deeply spiritual, committee says

Synod data analysis was highly organized, deeply spiritual, committee says

| May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

If the comments were miles, they’d circle the globe — and then some. From January to early April, volunteers spent days each week reading and organizing comments collected from the Prayer and Listening Events held from September to March in preparation for the Archdiocesan Synod.

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Looking ahead to the Synod, Archbishop Hebda reflects on lessons learned so far

Looking ahead to the Synod, Archbishop Hebda reflects on lessons learned so far

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

I would like to share with you what I have learned and offer a few thoughts on the next critical stage of our Synod process; but first, let me remind you about the Archdiocesan Synod.

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Pre-synod parish small groups pushed back one year due to COVID-19

Pre-synod parish small groups pushed back one year due to COVID-19

| April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The parish consultation process with small groups was originally scheduled for this fall. With the revised schedule, parish small groups are now scheduled for the fall of 2021. The format will remain the same: six sessions over six weeks to dig deeper into focus areas by examining Scripture, Church teaching and cultural context.

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Parish ambassadors are key part of synod preparation

Parish ambassadors are key part of synod preparation

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

James O’Laughlin of Pax Christi in Eden Prairie left an Oct. 21 training session as a parish ambassador for the Archdiocesan Synod ready to share with and listen to his fellow parishioners.

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Prayerful sharing highlights first pre-synod prayer, listening event

Prayerful sharing highlights first pre-synod prayer, listening event

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Bob White, pastor of St. Victoria in Victoria, got a front row seat to the first Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event, which was held at his parish about 15 miles west of the Twin Cities and drew 310 people from as far away as St. Paul.

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Teams of prayer, service

Teams of prayer, service

| August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The two-year preparation for an archdiocesan synod is going to be a large effort, and it is already a team effort. In fact, it is a team of teams. Let me give you a picture of how many people are already involved.

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With hope for local Church renewal, charismatic Mass opens pre-synod process

With hope for local Church renewal, charismatic Mass opens pre-synod process

| June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Mass marked the beginning of a process leading up to an archdiocesan synod, a gathering of delegates from around the archdiocese to discern, with the archbishop, pastoral priorities for the archdiocese’s immediate future.

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Archdiocesan synod planned for 2021

Archdiocesan synod planned for 2021

| June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 8, Catholics from around the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will gather at St. Peter in Mendota to pray with a particular intention in mind: to invite the Holy Spirit’s guidance throughout an archdiocesan synod process starting this year.

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