Synod on the Family – Survey in USA

Lisa Johnston | The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis visited the newly renovated building which is home to St. Dominic Priory. The Archbishop prayed evening prayer with the Dominicans in their chapel before blessing the new grounds and then enjoying a diner with them.

Just for the information of the CCV readers, following was the letter sent to the parishioners of the imgresArchdiocese of St. Louis (USA) by Archbishop Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson. The letter was sent with the questionnaire attached. It is a shame that Indian bishops ignored the catholic families in India as well as didn’t follow the instruction of Pope Francis.

Chacko Kalarickal –

Synod on the Family – XIV Ordinary General Assembly                        

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

In preparation for the Synod of Bishops XIV Ordinary General Assembly, scheduled to take place in October 2015 on the Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World, the Synod of Bishops is requesting each Ordinary to ask members of their archdiocese to respond to a series of questions.

Attached is the document, The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World, along with several questions beginning on page 17. In an effort for the Archdiocese of St. Louis to participate in this questionnaire and to fulfill the request of the Synod of Bishops in a timely manner, I am requesting that you follow the instructions below:

  1. Please read the Lineamenta which can be found on the Vatican website

    1. Una versión española está disponible aquí
  2. Please answer the questions below and submit them
  3. Please be sure that your answer is clear and concise
  4. Please complete your questionnaire by March 1.

I very much appreciate you taking the time to complete this questionnaire.

I pray these are days of blessing for you.

Sincerely yours in Christ,

Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson
Archbishop of St. Louis  


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