Synodal Resources and News

  • Official Vatican logo for the Synod
    Official Vatican logo for the Synod

Here are a number of resources, as well as some news items, for the 2021-2024 Synod:

Official Vatican site for the 2021-2024 Synod

UISG section covering the 2021-2024 Synod

NCR's guide to US participants at the synod on synodality by Heidi Schlumpf, published by National Catholic Reporter
This article features information on and commentary from the US participants at the Synod, including Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, who will participate as an expert and facilitator. Sister Cimperman is one of only two non-voting experts from the United States, and one of 57 worldwide, who will be present at the Synod.

Part 1 of UISG’s Conversations on the Synod: Overview and opportunities

Part 2 of UISG’s Conversations on the Synod: Continental Perspectives

Part 3 of UISG’s Conversations on the Synod: Reflections from UISG & USG Delegates 

Synod Assembly 2023 - Part 1: The delegates share their valuable synodal experiences

These webinars feature Maria Cimperman, RSCJ moderating the sessions and reflecting on the importance and purpose of the Synod on Synodality.

Synod participant describes Pope Francis' process as a 'breathing in' for global church ​​​by Rhina Guidos, published by National Catholic Reporter
Religious women and men express hopes for co-responsibility during synod, by Christopher White, published by National Catholic Reporter
Synod is about listening to the Holy Spirit, speakers say, by Michelle Martin, published by Chicago Catholic, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Synod small-table discussions put all on equal footing, UISG members say, by Dan Stockman, published by Global Sisters Report
These articles feature the words of Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, speaking about the Synod on Synodality. 

More resources will be added here as they become available.