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Plenary Council 2020

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Bishop shares vision for future Church

The importance of opening up a dialogue and the need for the laity to hold more leadership positions were some of the insights of Bishop Bill Morris when he discussed the future for the Church in Australia at a packed Cross Road Forum last month.

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National

Wanted: visionary, open-hearted, faith-filled people

The Plenary Council has opened applications for the Discernment and Writing Groups that will play a critical role in helping the Catholic Church move forward in considering the Council’s six National Themes for Discernment.

National

Themes for Plenary Council announced

The Plenary Council 2020 has moved into its next phase of preparation with the announcement on Pentecost Sunday of the National Themes for Discernment that emerged from a historic process of listening to the voices of more than 222,000 people.

Opinion

Inspiration

The time of Pentecost is upon us. ‘Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful, and enkindle within us the fire of your divine love’. It is a good word enkindle. It means to set something alight, to create a new reality, to produce light and warmth.