Posts Tagged ‘Enlarge the space of your tent’

Pope’s changes to Synod membership hard to undo

Monday, May 1st, 2023
Including Women

It’s been nearly 14 centuries since the monastery founded by St Hild of Whitby, a prominent abbess in 7th century Anglo-Saxon England, hosted the Northumbrian kingdom’s assembly. There they would discuss the date on which its Christian church would celebrate Easter. That assembly, or synod, would bring the kingdom’s church in line with the Catholic Read more

NZ women tell Church authorities to enlarge the space of Church’s tent

Thursday, March 9th, 2023
enlarge the space of your tent

On Wednesday, a group of New Zealand Catholic women called ‘Be the Change’ participated in another Pink Shoes into the Vatican event. Held on International Women’s Day, the event at Auckland’s St Patrick’s Cathedral plaza included a display of well-worn pink shoes. The event was timed to coincide with midday Mass. ‘Be the Change’ invited Read more

Church challenged to enlarge the space of its tent

Monday, October 31st, 2022
enlarge the space of your tent

The working document for the Continental stage of Pope Francis’ Synod on Synodality was released Friday NZ time. Entitled “Enlarge the space of your tent,” the document was compiled from Synod submissions from throughout the world: bishops’ conferences, the Eastern Catholic Churches, religious orders, Vatican dicasteries and other Catholic organisations. Cardinal John Dew says this Read more