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What happened at the Plenary Council

Hallett Cove parishioner Kevin Liston, who closely observed the proceedings of the first assembly of the historic Plenary Council of Australia, says many things happened but what stands out is that Catholics found their voices and spoke with authority.

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‘If you knew the gift of God’

Within the space of a month, three significant events have happened within our church: our local Diocesan Assembly, the first session of the Fifth Plenary Council of the Catholic Church in Australia and the beginning phase of the next Synod of Bishops to be held in 2023 on synodality.