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Changes in the Synod Office team

Friday the 18th of December

After over 2 years working on behalf of the Synod, Matt Jeziorski (Synod Co-ordinator) is moving on to lead a community project based in Bootle. We thank Matt for his work, but not just for his work, also for the sensitive and caring way in which he has done it.We are delighted that Kenny Lawler (Pa...

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Pastoral Message for Synod Sunday 2020

Friday the 16th of October

I am writing this to you today because this was to have been the weekend of our Synod 2020 gatherings. The situation we are living in at the moment has, as you know, meant that we felt it was right to move this weekend until June next year.The work of the Synod has not stopped – God is still askin...

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Synod Sunday is on 18 October 2020

Thursday the 15th of October

Sunday October 18th marks a significant moment in the Synod 2020 journey. It was to have been the date of the Synod meeting itself but, due to the need to change the timetable because of the pandemic, this Synod Sunday will now see the presentation of the affirmations and the summary of the proposal...

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Synod Update from Archbishop Malcolm

Thursday the 3rd of September

Together on the RoadArchbishop Malcolm has released the following message to update the people of the Archdiocese of Liverpool about the changes to our Synod Journey that have been necessitated by COVID-19 pandemic. A new Synod Timetable has also been published which can be downloaded here.These cha...

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Reflections on Synod during COVID-19 (Part II)

Thursday the 3rd of September

This period of reflection is now closed. Thank you for your contributions. We have released a new video reflecting on the experience of living through the COVID-19 pandemic and what our Synod can learn from this. Please watch the reflection and submit your reflections and ideas.

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Reflections on Synod during COVID-19

Thursday the 3rd of September

This period of reflection is now closed. Thank you for your contributions.The period of reflection on Synod during the COVID-19 pandemic has been further extended. It will now remain open until further notice.Click here to watch the reflection and submit a proposal for action. Our social media ...

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Final Synod Talk - Cancelled

Tuesday the 7th of April

Please be advised that, due to the precautions associated with preventing the spread of Coronavirus, the Synod talk scheduled for Monday 20 April is Cancelled.

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Contacting the Synod Office

Friday the 27th of March

From today, Monday 23 March, the Synod Office team are working from home until further notice.As a consequence we will be unable to answer the office phone but are able to collect messages and will call you back. Email is the easiest way to get in touch - [email protected] you for your pati...

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Impact of COVID-19 Precautions

Thursday the 19th of March

Our Synod Moderators have sent the following message to all Synod Members concerning the impact of COVID-19 precautions on our Synod journey.Dear Friends,The Synod Office has been contacted by several Members understandably concerned about the impact of the Coronavirus and associated precaution...

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The Church as Fragmented Mirror

Wednesday the 18th of March

The sixth in our series of Synod Talks took place at LACE Conference Centre on Monday 9 March. David McLoughlin, Emeritus Fellow in Christian theology at Newman University, spoke on The Church as Fragmented Mirror. You can listen or download the talk below.Sorry, we tried to play an audio clip ...

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The Church in an Individualistic Society

Tuesday the 17th of March

Over 120 people attended the fifth of our Synod Talks held at LACE on Monday 17 February. Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth gave the talk entitled: The Church in an Individualistic Society: Today's Economic Inequality - Where is the Church? which explored the currents evident in contemporary culture,...

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Synod Talk by Bishop Philip Egan - 17 February

Thursday the 6th of February

The next Synod Talk will be given by Rt Rev Dr Philip Egan, Bishop of Portsmouth, on Monday 17 February. Bishop Philip will speak on The Church in an Individualistic Society: Today's Economic Inequality - Where is the Church?This talk will take place at LACE Conference Centre [Croxteth Drive L1...

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Synod Talk on Faith in the Family

Tuesday the 21st of January

The fourth Synod Talk, Faith in the Family by Dr Dominika Kurek-Chomycz & Prof John Sullivan, is now available to listen to here:Sorry, we tried to play an audio clip but it looks like your browser is too old, please click here to download it.You can also download the transcript of this talk.Thi...

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Synod Talk on Young People in the Church

Tuesday the 17th of December

The Audio of Stephen Davies's recent talk, Complex Catholicism: Discovering the Reality of Young Catholics in England & Wales, is available to listen to here:Sorry, we tried to play an audio clip but it looks like your browser is too old, please click here to download it.This was the third ...

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Synod Talks - Venue Changes

Thursday the 12th of December

Having reflected on the experience of both our Synod Talks at Hope and the Reflective Evenings led by Irenaeus on the Synod Themes, we have made the following venue changes for these events in 2020.Our Synod Talks on 13 January, 17 February, 9 March, and 20 April will now be held at LACE (Croxteth D...

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