A Synodal Church: Responding to the Signs of the Times

A Synodal Church: Responding to the Signs of the Times

An evening with Fr Frank Brennan SJ. John XXIII College is delighted to invite you to an insightful community event.

In an engaging evening, Fr Frank Brennan SJ will explore the concept of a synodal church: a church that listens, dialogues, and journeys together.

  • Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2024
  • Time: 6:00pm–7:30pm
  • Location: Thomas More Exhibition Centre, John XXIII College, John XXIII Avenue, Mount Claremont
  • This a free event but registration is essential at: www.trybooking.com/1229490

Key discussion points will include:

Responding to modern challenges: How the principles of synodality can help the church navigate and respond to current social, cultural, and political issues.

Inclusivity and participation: The importance of involving all members of the church, including those who are often marginalised, in decision-making processes..

About Fr Frank Brennan SJ

  • Fr Frank Brennan SJ is a Jesuit priest renowned for his work in human rights and social justice.
  • He chaired the National Human Rights Consultation and served on the Religious Freedom Review panel.
  • He has been appointed to a number of government advisory groups, including the Voice Co-Design Senior Advisory Group for Indigenous representation.
  • Fr Brennan's accolades include the Order of Australia (AO) for his services to Aboriginal Australians. He has also authored several influential books on law, social justice, and religious freedom.