The bishops who will gather in Rome to discuss the New Evangelization have their marching orders.
And so do we laity, who gather in the public square to carry out that New Evangelization in our everyday lives.
The 13th ordinary assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to be held at the Vatican Oct. 7-28, will examine “The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith.”
The instrumentum laboris (working document) that will help them in their discussions was issued June 19. It is a summary of the responses to the questions that were submitted by bishops’ conferences around the world as part of the planning for this important synodal gathering.
It’s a long document, but a...READ MORE