Parishes hold listening sessions as Synod process moves forward

By Jim Wogan If your parish seems especially chatty this month, the voices you hear might be coming from special listening sessions or town hall meetings organized to gather opinions on the Church and its mission. The 2023 Synod of Bishops, commissioned by Pope Francis, is calling on every diocese …

Synod training sessions conclude; project now goes to parishes

By Jim Wogan Pope Francis’ call to catalogue the thoughts of Catholics around the world, through the Synod on Synodality, enters its next important phase in the Diocese of Knoxville as parishes and other organizations begin the process of gathering feedback from parishioners and anyone else inside and outside of …

Springboard survey offered to move diocesan synod effort forward

Diocese of Knoxville parishioners, clergy, religious, others are urged to participate online By Jim Wogan The Vatican’s version of a supersized poll of 1.2 billion Catholics living on every continent and in every country in the world begins in earnest in the Diocese of Knoxville this month—when parishes, schools, and …