Today, we have reached the culmination of the first stage of the Synodal Journey initiated by Pope Francis. It is marked by three attachments for your attention:
Parish Synodal Report
Following your comments on the draft, I have now finalised our report and submitted it to the Archdiocese. The only substantial difference is the inclusion of an Education section on page 8. Monmouth report
Here is the last instalment of your comments. Some are short and snappy and others more explicit. Together they are indicative of the range of different views expressed throughout this process.
This is my stewardship report to you about the amazing level of parish involvement there has been over the last six months.
Please accept my thanks for your participation in whatever form and for the many contributions made during our synodal journey amid all the other demands on you. It stands to your credit.
Let us hope our efforts bear fruit.