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Renewed effort to walk together

After a break of several years, the Diocesan Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission has recently reconvened. The overall purpose of the Commission is to foster the spirit of ecumenism and interfaith relations in the Archdiocese.


Giving one’s death away

According to the renowned mystic John of the Cross, we have three essential struggles in life: to get our lives together, to give our lives away, and to give our deaths away. What is asked of us in the first two struggles is more obvious. But what does it mean to give our deaths away?

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Why another assembly?

Over the past several years, we have been on a journey of discovery, or re-discovery, of synodality. The Plenary Council, our Diocesan Assemblies, Regional Assemblies, the Global Synod, pastoral councils, commissions and other advisory bodies have all been ways of exercising synodal listening, discernment and decision-making.