The Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist:

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March 2nd Guest Speaker Series Presents
Sr. Carol Ann McMullen, S.N.J.M

The Gift of Baptism 

Image result for attention clipThe recent 2014 Synod of Bishops in Rome met to discuss the topic, The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangel
ization and issued a final document which becomes the preparatory document or
Please go to the link below to read a cover letter from Archbishop Sartain and to access the survey if you wish to participate in the consultation.  The Archbishop’s letter contains a hyperlink to the Vatican Lineamenta that provides valuable background information about each survey area.    the Lineamenta for the next Synod of Bishops in Rome. This Synod will take place from October 4 to 25, 2015, with the topic, The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World. Once again, as with the most recent Synod of Bishop, the Office of the Synod of Bishops invites a process of broad consultation among every component of the local Church, including academic institutions, organizations, lay movements and other ecclesial associations.

All survey responses must be completed by Monday, March 9, 2015.   Reponses will be shared with the USCCB.  Thank you for your time and interest in this consultation.

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