SYNODALITY: DECISON-MAKING PROCESSES,FORMATION AND INTER-GENERATIONAL DIALOGUE IN CONSECRATED LIFEVOL 20 NO. 2, 2023
Published on: May 7, 2023
The synodality of Pope Francis comes with lots of excitement, misgivings and misconceptions. Some have asked whether it is a product of coercion or freedom. Some have wondered whether it is a true renewal or a disguised trap. Some have questioned the intention of this synod. It is factual that every synod is shrouded in mystery and the Holy Spirit is the principle of communion and mission in the Church, the principle of synodality. The fears, anxiety, tensions, joys and excitement this synod has generated seem unprecedented in the recent history of the Church. The processes of this synodality will determine the 'shape of the future of the Church. We shall therefore examine in
this paper the virtues and vices that can make or mar the processes.
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1. VADEMECUM ON SYNODALITY: How can we journey together? By Innocent Igbokwe.
2. INTER-GENERATIONAL DIALOGUE: Towards building synergy in consecrated life in Nigeria. By Fr. Wenceslaus Madu, CMF.