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How Do We Listen When We Don’t Agree

Synodal Journey
What happens when we disagree or hold different viewpoints? Do we stop listening? End the relationship? What does Christ call us to do? There are many examples in our listening sessions that show we have very different, ...
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Listening Next Steps

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WE’RE NOT DONE LISTENING, HEARING, EXPLORING, RESPONDING, LOVING! This journey of faith is a walk we take together, to see how we can love each other in our sameness, and through our differences. How do we take t...
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Listening Phase 1 Complete

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More than 100 people responded to the Parish Council's invitation to listen and be listened to! Our demographics varied, as did our experiences with the Catholic Church. Participants included people baptized Catholic at ...
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Let's Create Our Church Together

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Please respond by May 1! Pope Francis has extended an extraordinary invitation to all people to create our church together.  This begins with understanding what church means to each of us.  We would sincerely...
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It's Your Church...What Do You Say About It?

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Please respond by April 30! Pope Francis has extended an extraordinary invitation to all people to create our church together.  This begins with understanding what church means to each of us. We would sincerely appr...
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Share why church matters to you

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What few words describe why church matters to you? Unity with others  Life purpose  Traditions  Family  Community  History  These were some of the answers we heard in the Listeni...
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Including Family and Friends In Our Synodal Journey

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Will you have family and/or friends with you at any of the Easter Masses? If so, we’d like your help. Pope Francis asks us to walk with many on our Synodal listening journey. This includes people who are daily Mass...
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Our Synodal Journey: Listening to each other

Synodal Journey
For the past few weeks you’ve heard Fr. Jay talk about the Synodal Journey. You might also have read about it in the most recent Northwest Catholic, or in our parish bulletin. It’s time to take action! We i...
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Resources for our Synodal Journey

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From the Archdiocese of Seattle: https://archseattle.org/about-the-archdiocese-of-seattle/archbishop-etienne/pastoralplanning/pastoral-plan/synod/ From the Vatican: https://www.synod.va/en.html From the US Confer...
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What is a Synodal Journey?

Synodal Journey
A Synodal Journey is… Creating a future, together, by listening to each other—friends, strangers, those we may be estranged from. Inviting the Holy Spirit into our lives more deeply, and allowing change...
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