Diocesan Questionnaire in preparation for the 2023 Synod

You are invited to complete the following questionnaire. It has three sections – just 10 short questions. You can move backwards and forwards through the sections to amend your answers. At the end – click on the SUBMIT button – online and paper deadline now 4th March 2022.

The purpose of this Synod is...
to inspire people
to dream about the church we are called to be,
to make people’s hopes flourish,
to stimulate trust,
to bind up wounds,
to weave new and deeper relationships,
to learn from one another,
to build bridges,
to enlighten minds,
to warm hearts,
and to restore strength to our hands….’

Pope Francis (PD32)
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How would you describe yourself?

How would you describe yourself?

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My Thoughts and Experiences of My Parish
For the questions that follow - please click on the rating that best describes your own experiences. There is an opportunity at the end of each question for you to share a more detailed response. Thank you.
1. I feel welcome and am known by name in my parish.
1. I feel welcome and am known by name in my parish.
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... I think that this is an important topic:

... I think that this is an important topic:

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Please share your experience

Please share your experience

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2. I believe there are voices missing from our parish. 

2. I believe there are voices missing from our parish. 

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...I think this is an important topic.

...I think this is an important topic.

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Who might feel left out?

Who might feel left out?

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3. I am listened to in my parish. 
3. I am listened to in my parish. 
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... I think that this is an important topic:

... I think that this is an important topic:

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4. In my parish, I am confident to speak about life issues that concern me.
4. In my parish, I am confident to speak about life issues that concern me.
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... I think that this is an important topic:

... I think that this is an important topic:

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Please share your experience

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5. Our Church Services are relevant, uplifting and engaging.
5. Our Church Services are relevant, uplifting and engaging.
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... I think that this is an important topic:

... I think that this is an important topic:

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Please share your experience

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6. The quality of the homilies preached in my parish is:
6. The quality of the homilies preached in my parish is:
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... I think that this is an important topic:

... I think that this is an important topic:

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Please share your thoughts and include what we should hear about in homilies but don’t:

 

Please share your thoughts and include what we should hear about in homilies but don’t:

 

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7. I think our parish reaches out to those who those who feel marginalised or socially excluded.
7. I think our parish reaches out to those who those who feel marginalised or socially excluded.
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I think this topic is important.

I think this topic is important.

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8. I am fully aware that the Holy Spirit guides the Church through all its members.
8. I am fully aware that the Holy Spirit guides the Church through all its members.
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... I think that this is an important topic:

... I think that this is an important topic:

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Please share your experience

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9.  Joys I get from being a member of the Church...
9.  Joys I get from being a member of the Church...
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10. Hurts I have experienced as a member of the Church...
10. Hurts I have experienced as a member of the Church...
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Looking forwards...
Please take this opportunity to comment on your dream for the Church in times to come...
I dream of a Church that...
I dream of a Church that...
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Diocese of Dunkeld - Synod Survey