Multilingual Course on Synodality

Registration now open for the Multilingual Course on Synodality promoted by the Evangelii Gaudium Centre It is with a first introductory lecture entrusted to Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Synod, on 17 January 2023 that the multilingual course on synodality promoted by the Evangelii Gaudium Centre Read More …

Documents on Synodality

Cardinals João Braz de Aviz (Prefect of the Dicastery for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life) and Mario Grech (Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops) sent a joint letter to all the general governments that are members of the USG (Union of Superior’s General of men’s institutes of religious life) and UISG (International Union of Superiors General of women’s relgious institutes), inviting them to “reflect on the exercise of governance within institutes and the relations between the various institutes” (17 January 2022), as a way of actively participating in the Synod process on synodality. The present document (In French, Italian, Spanish and English) reflects the contributions that were received. We recommend the document for your study and for use in your work with members of the Chevalier Family worldwide, in all its branches.

Discernment in Common & Decision making in a Synodal Church

The Synod on Synodality has been inaugurated in October 2021 by Pope Francis and will culminate with the celebration of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October 2023. This event represents a new stage in ecclesial life that invites us to generate processes of conversion and reform in order to build a Synodal Church for this third millennium.