In October 2021, the Catholic Church in Australia will gather for the first assembly of the Plenary Council to be held since the second Vatican Council.

Through the Plenary Council, the Australian Catholic Church will explore what the future of our Church should look like, as the culture in which we proclaim the Gospel changes.

We all have a role to play in the future of our Church.

Find yours.

Plenary Council Website

Diocese of Parramatta response to the Plenary Council
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In October 2021, the Catholic Church in Australia will gather for the first assembly of the Plenary Council to be held since the second Vatican Council.

Through the Plenary Council, the Australian Catholic Church will explore what the future of our Church should look like, as the culture in which we proclaim the Gospel changes.

We all have a role to play in the future of our Church.

Find yours.

Plenary Council Website
Diocese of Parramatta response to the Plenary Council
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In October 2021, the Catholic Church in Australia will gather for the first Assembly of the Plenary Council to be held since the second Vatican Council.
Through the Plenary Council, the Australian Catholic Church will explore what the future of our Church should look like, as the culture in which we proclaim the Gospel changes.
We all have a role to play in the future of our Church.
Find yours.
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HOW CAN I BE INVOLVED?

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FIRST ASSEMBLY AGENDA AND RESPONSE FROM THE DIOCESE OF PARRAMATTA

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INSTRUMENTUM
LABORIS

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FAQ

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MEMBERS FROM THE DIOCESE OF PARRAMATTA

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HOW CAN I WATCH THE FIRST ASSEMBLY

Yes you can watch! There will be livestreams of the Plenary Council sessions. Come back closer to the 3 October 2021 for details on how to watch the livestreams.

RESPONSE FROM THE DIOCESE OF PARRAMATTA

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DIOCESAN RESOURCES FOR PARISHES & PARISHIONERS

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The Plenary Council is the first time in 80 years that the entire Australian Catholic Church will come together to pray, discuss and listen to the Holy Spirit about our future. You may or may not have already participated in contributing direct feedback to the process in 2019. It’s time to become involved again. In October 2021 nine Members of the Diocese of Parramatta will join nearly 280 other Catholics from around Australia. They will discuss the items on the Plenary Council Agenda.

The Plenary Council is about our Church. Each of us can ask the Holy Spirit to guide the process. We can each reflect on how we would answer the questions on the Agenda, and provide our feedback to the Members of the Plenary Council from our Diocese. You can email them at comms@parracatholic.org.

EXPLORE this website
SAY our Diocesan prayer
REFLECT
DISCUSS the future of our Church.

The Plenary Council is the first time in 80 years that the entire Australian Catholic Church will come together to pray, discuss and listen to the Holy Spirit about our future. You may or may not have already participated in contributing direct feedback to the process in 2019. It’s time to become involved again. In October 2021 nine Members of the Diocese of Parramatta will join nearly 280 other Catholics from around Australia. They will discuss the items on the Plenary Council Agenda.

The Plenary Council is about our Church. Each of us can ask the Holy Spirit to guide the process. We can each reflect on how we would answer the questions on the Agenda, and provide our feedback to the Members of the Plenary Council from our Diocese. You can email them at comms@parracatholic.org.

EXPLORE this website
SAY our Diocesan prayer
REFLECT
DISCUSS the future of our Church.

CONTACT US

To find out more please email Tanya on MET@parracatholic.org
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CONTACT US

To find out more please email Tanya on MET@parracatholic.org
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Find out more!

The National Plenary Council website has a range of videos and other resources.
Follow the Diocese of Parramatta social media channels and Catholic Outlook for further updates from our Diocese.

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