For the past 6 years, all of Australia's dioceses
have been holding listening sessions in preparation for
a national Plenary Council which took place in early Oct 2021.
The Vatican's Synod documents recommend the Australian process
as a quality synodal model. Examples will be posted here.
In the meantime, visit their website:
They prayerfully created one main Discernment Question...
"What do you think God is asking of us
in Australia at this time?"
6 Discernment Topics emerged
(similar to the Synod 2023 ten questions)
Missionary and evangelising
Inclusive, participatory and synodal
Prayerful and Eucharistic
Humble, healing and merciful
A joyful, hope-filled and servant community
Open to conversion, renewal, and reform
theology, scripture and prayer resources were created.
The Australian's 2nd topic is similar to the Synod's main question,
(Inclusive, participatory and synodal) The 2nd topic resources are featured here...
Video: The 6 Australian Discernment Themes