On the 8th August 2019 Bishop Bill convoked the Maitland-Newcastle Diocesan Synod – Building the Kingdom of God Together. Session One – Celebration – was held on the 21st November 2019. Session Two – Discernment – will be held on the 22nd May 2021 and Session Three – Implementation – on the 20th November 2021.
Parishes are being asked to nominate delegates to receive an invitation from Bishop Bill to attend Sessions Two and Three. Each primary school will be invited to nominate delegates who will be considered part of their parish delegation. Further invitations will be issued to priests, religious, chaplains, Diocesan Councils, secondary schools, agencies, and other Catholic bodies.
If you are interested in being a participant in, or contributing to the Synod, please contact your parish priest, lay leader, Principal or Manager and express your interest today.
Or contact us for more information. We would love to see you there as a Delegate.