Women lay ministry roles confirmed by Canon Law changes

A change to the Code of Canon Law was signed by Pope Francis on 11 January 2021. The Motu Propriu observes that “certain ministries instituted by the Church are based on the common condition of being baptised and the regal priesthood received in the Sacrament of Baptism” rather than from ordination, and confirms that suchContinue reading “Women lay ministry roles confirmed by Canon Law changes”

Synodality: a new synod in 2022

Pope Francis has just announced a Synod of bishops to be convened in October 2022. Its theme is “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and mission”, and its purpose is to examine the ways in which the process of Synodality can help the Church to make decisions and govern itself. Synodality has featured very greatlyContinue reading “Synodality: a new synod in 2022”

Men’s Retreat Session

Truro Men’s Retreat group held another session last Thursday via ZOOM, instead of the cancelled 2020 Buckfast Retreat. The talk and discussion was on the topic “Discernment” and included a short, experimental interactive workshop on communal discernment, in which participants tried out tools and processes to help groups of people to discern a best wayContinue reading “Men’s Retreat Session”