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The Archdiocesan-wide Retreat lasts from the Feast of Christ the King until Christmas.  Each week, the faithful are invited to participate in the retreat through an intentional hearing of the Gospel message during the homily at Mass.  These guides are intended to help focus on the key points and foster discussion among family, friends, Bible Study and Small Groups, as well as on an individual basis in prayer.

Parishes may find it useful to print some out and place in the pews.

Week 1: Christ the KingWeek 2: CreatedWeek 3: CapturedWeek 4: RescuedWeek 5: Response

Below are resources for your parish throughout the archdiocesan-wide retreat and discernment process.

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“Synodality represents the path by which the Church can be renewed by the action of the Holy Spirit, listening together to what God has to say to his people.”



October 17th @ 8:30 AM
Join us on October 17, 2021, at 8:30 am at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception for the Opening Synod Liturgy celebrated by Archbishop Aquila.
Nov - Dec 2021
November 3-4: Parish Phase Preparation Days
Nov 21 – Christmas: Archdiocesan-wide Retreat
By Dec 7th: 
Parishes choose Parish Representatives
Jan 24 – Feb 18: Parish discernment gatherings
Jan - Feb 2022
Jan 21-22: Two -Day Parish Representative Preparation and Formation Event

Jan – Feb: Further Support and Training for Parish Discernment Gatherings

Mar-Apr 2022
March 25-27: Archdiocesan Discernment Event
April: Synthesis, Document Submission, Communication of outcomes 
May 2022 - Ongoing
May: Priest Convocation
July: Launch Institute for Apostolic Leadership