Synod update from Rome


Canon Kevin Golden brings us this precis from Bishop Brian McGee of Argyll and the Isles… The start of the Synod was preceded by two prayer events: an Ecumenical Prayer Vigil followed by a three day Retreat. This reminded us that the Synod should be primarily a spiritual experience when we discern together the Spirit’s guidance. As well as bonding …

Synod opens in Rome


Reporting on the opening of the Synod in Rome, Canon Andrew Clark writes: “In the opening Mass of the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, the Pope invites us to face today’s challenges and problems not with a spirit of division and conflict, but by centring our gaze on God, in order to be a Church that listens …

Preparing for the Synod

Press releases, Synod

In preparation for the opening of  The Synod on Synodality in Rome on Wednesday 4 October, Pope Francis will preside over the Ecumenical Prayer Vigil in St Peter’s Square on Saturday, 30 September. This vigil of prayer will welcome the participation and presence of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I; the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and many other Church leaders, as well as …

Synod on Synodality – Continental update


A Diocesan update following the European Continental Assembly in Prague where feedback was gathered from Bishops Conferences across Europe – shared delegates from parishes from across the diocese following the Marian Procession in the Pastoral Centre, at St Mary’s, Forebank, Dundee.

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Synod Synthesis


Following the Diocesan Synod Feedback day at Our Lady of Victories, Dundee, on Saturday 25th June 2022, a copy of the Synthesis document is available here. A recording of the presentations and a copy of the audio-visual materials will also be made available here. (Early next week).