Plenary Council 2020

Plenary Council of Australia

Plenary Council 2020The Military Diocese as an integral part of the Catholic Church in Australia is called to join with other Dioceses, Eastern Rite Churches (Eparches), Church entities with religious congregations and various Church ministries to be part of the forthcoming Plenary Council.

Over the weeks and months to come, this website will present snippets of information about the council and would welcome your ideas, responses and suggestions as to the way the Military Diocese may better listen to what God is asking of this Military Diocese into the future as we prepare for a new Bishop.

The question asked of every Catholic entity and every person is simply:

What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?

What is the spirit asking of us?


Walking together in hope­ – Synodality

By Archbishop Christopher Prowse PART 1 The word SYNODALITY is frequently used in our Catholic circles these days. Pope Francis ...

Hopes at the dawn of the Plenary Council First Assembly

Proposing the Gospel with an Australian face for our time The long anticipated First Assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council ...

Framing the Central Question for the Plenary Council

In framing the central question for the Plenary Council: ‘What do you think God is asking of us in Australia ...

The who, what and when of the Plenary Council

What is the purpose of the Plenary Council? A Plenary Council is a formal meeting of the Bishops and other ...

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