Welcome to the Plenary Council 2020

Together, we are on a journey of listening to God by listening to one another. We invite all Australians to engage in an open and inclusive process of listening, dialogue and discernment about the future of the Catholic Church in Australia.
Your voice is needed – join in! Speak boldly and with passion, listen with an open and humble heart. With faith and guided by God’s Holy Spirit, we journey together, toward the future.

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Christmas Massgoers invited to share story, shape future

With Catholic parishes across the country set to be full to overflowing next week, the Christmas season is being seen...
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November surge takes Plenary Council numbers past 30,000

The Plenary Council 2020 received more than 2000 submissions during November, matching the number of responses the landmark process had...
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Listening to the Spirit: 10,000 voices and climbing

Momentum is building as the Church reaches the midway point of the Open Listening and Dialogue phase of preparations for...
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New program launched to form young women in Leadership for Mission

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"Love one another, just as I have loved you."

John 15:12

Pope Francis

"The real newness is the newness which God mysteriously brings about and inspires, provokes, guides and accompanies in a thousand ways."

Evangelii Gaudium 12.