Catholic Women’s Synodal Journey: Meeting and Reflections

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In conjunction with International Women’s Day, the Catholic Women’s Council (CWC) is hosting a virtual event to share perspectives on the ongoing synod process on synodality. The theme of this event is: Does the synodality process expand or limit the tent space for women?

The Zoom platform event is being held at 7:00 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 9, 2023. The majority of the presentations will be in English. Interpretation in several languages, including French, will be available. Full login details can be found at the bottom of the web page by clicking here

Making the voice of Catholic women heard

In addition to this one-time event, it is important to highlight the initiative of the CWC, which undertook a survey on four continents to probe the reality of women involved in the Catholic Church. The analysis clearly demonstrates their marginalization within the institution and points out the consequences of this state of affairs.

The document also points to women’s efforts, resilience and “hope for a spiritual awakening.” The report’s recommendations are well worth pondering, according to some groups. In fact, it was filed in Rome in the fall of 2022. Founded in 2019, the CWC brings together Roman Catholic networks in favor of “full recognition of the dignity and equality of women in the Church.”

In the same line of thought, let us point out that in Quebec, known groups such as L’autre Parole, Femmes et Ministères and Groupe Femmes, Politique et Démocratie (GFPD) are working together to prepare a synod of Christian women in order to make their words heard at an event planned for the fall of 2023.

Virtual Meeting – March 9 – 7:00 am (ET)

Zoom Meeting
Meeting-ID: 850 0781 8212
Kenncode: 939696