Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Synodal Listening Sessions continue around the diocese.  The most recent schedule of remaining sessions is at right. Compiled, detailed notes from each session will be sent with others from around the world to Rome for the 2023 World Synod of Bishops. Local...
Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Bishop Lucia to hold special listening sessions

Bishop Douglas J. Lucia, in his ongoing preparation for the 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to be held 2023, has been listening to the people of God throughout the Diocese in a series of listening sessions. In the preparatory document for the Synod, Pope...
Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Updated schedule of synodal listening sessions in PCAs

CNY weather patterns and COVID-19 flare-ups may temporarily challenge the synodal listening effort, but nothing will stop the process from running its full intended course! Below is an updated schedule of PCA (Pastoral Care Area) listening sessions for the diocese....
Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Listening sessions continue to provide input for the Synod

After beginning the New Year by having to postpone four listening sessions due to the surge in COVID cases, we have been able to continue our journey throughout the diocese, listening to the hopes, dreams and concerns of the People of God in the Diocese of Syracuse....
Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Synodal listening sessions continue in the diocese

By Sister Katie Eiffe, CSJ Note: Sister Katie is the Diocesan Vicar for Religious and Director of Synodal Planning. Listening Sessions with Bishop Douglas J. Lucia, in preparation for the 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, continue throughout the...
Synodal Listening Sessions continue in all shapes and sizes

Synodal Listening Sessions continue in all shapes and sizes

By Deacon Tom Cuskey and Tom Maguire Bishop Douglas J. Lucia continued this past week to move through the calendar of diocesan Listening Sessions in preparation of the Synod of the World’s Bishops in 2023. Notes and records from Listening Sessions held around...
Listening Session No. 1 wows Bishop Lucia

Listening Session No. 1 wows Bishop Lucia

He hears impassioned commentary as synodal process inspires speakers By Tom Maguire | Associate editor One participant said his job entails speaking, but they were all orators Nov. 3 at the opening Listening Session of the Diocesan Synod. “I am so impressed by...
Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Synod Listening Sessions are under way

By Sister Katie Eiffe, CSJ By now, hopefully, you have heard about the “Synodal Listening Sessions” which are scheduled in the various Pastoral Care Areas throughout the diocese. These listening sessions are part of Bishop Douglas J. Lucia’s...
Diocesan Synod invites comments on hopes, dreams, concerns

Diocesan Synod invites comments on hopes, dreams, concerns

Editor’s note: Sister Katie Eiffe is the Vicar for Religious and Diocesan Director of Synod Planning. By Sister Katie Eiffe, CSJ  If you have been reading the Sun for the last few weeks, you know that we have embarked on a synodal process! The Holy Father...
A message to religious women and men in the diocese

A message to religious women and men in the diocese

By Sister Katie Eiffe, CSJ  When Bishop Douglas J. Lucia appointed me as Director of Synodal Planning, he also named me as Vicar for Religious. In that role, I serve as a liaison between the religious communities who serve in the diocese, and the Bishop. Bishop...
Diocese poised for big synodal ‘LISTEN’

Diocese poised for big synodal ‘LISTEN’

By Sister Katie Eiffe, CSJ And so we begin! Pope Francis has formally convoked the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome with a Liturgy in Rome on Oct. 10. Bishop Lucia will mark that event and open the Syracuse Diocesan Synod with a Liturgy...
Synod Listening sessions take the process into Spring

Synod means ‘journeying together’

By Sister Katie Eiffe, CSJ Pope Francis has called for the XVI General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to be held in October of 2023 in Rome. He has titled the Synod “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission.” The Second Vatican Council...
Upcoming diocesan synod ‘engages all of us,’ DPC hears

Upcoming diocesan synod ‘engages all of us,’ DPC hears

By Tom Maguire | Associate editor To help people “grow in their faith” via the synod process, Bishop Douglas J. Lucia will preside at the Mass celebrating the Opening of the Synod for the Diocese of Syracuse at 5:10 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Cathedral of the...

Website Proudly Supported By

Learn More