Plenary Council

Plenary reflections #1: Fr Tony Percy, VG

- 12 October 2021 2

After a week of online sessions and live-streamed Masses, Archbishop Costelloe, the Council’s president, adjourned the Council’s first assembly and summoned its 278 members to ... Read More

Plenary Council: Links Between Evangelisation And Culture

- 9 October 2021 0

Blessed John Paul II encouraged Australia's first people in his landmark speech in Alice Springs in 1986 This is the text of a Plenary intervention ... Read More

Q#2 What will happen at the Plenary Council?

Catholic Voice- 2 October 2021 0   Plenary Live-streamed MASSES ARCHDIOCESAN WHAT: With Archbishop Christopher Prowse WHEN: Monday 4 – Saturday 9 October  TIME: 8am. NATIONAL WHAT: National Plenary Mass Opening Mass 2:00pm AEDT (Sunday 3 ... Read More

Looking back to the Plenary Council of 1937

- 30 September 2021 0

Bishop John Barry (centre of group wearing biretta) PHOTO: National Archives of Australia, A3560, 4812 The first formal session of the Australian Church’s Fifth Plenary ... Read More

Archbishop emphasises need for discernment in second Plenary phase

Chris Gordon- 22 August 2019 2

Archbishop Christopher Prowse As the second phase of the Plenary Council process gets under way, Archbishop Christopher Prowse has emphasised the key role of discernment. ... Read More

Dioceses join in the Plenary Council spirit

- 15 August 2019 0

Maitland-Newcastle Bishop Bill Wright has convoked a diocesan synod commencing in November this year directed towards the Plenary Council and beyond. Read More

Final report captures the voices of 222,000 people

- 29 July 2019 1

The National Centre for Pastoral Research has published the final report of the Listening and Dialogue phase of the Plenary Council, capturing the voices of ... Read More