Synod 2021-2023: For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission

We hope that many people throughout our diocese will decide to take part in this synod process. The resources here are to help you take part, whether you are moderating a parish group or you just want to get together with some friends. We hope as many people as possible will take part so be creative!

The easiest way to take part is to download the Guidebook. It contains everything you need to get started. We’ve provided some sections of the Guidebook as separate downloads for convenience.

If you want to go deeper, we’ve providing more resources in the Additional Resources.

Questions? Please email us at with the subject “Synod Question” because we have a team at the diocese ready to provide support.

Essential Resources for Consultation

* Items marked with an asterisk are also found in the Guidebook. They are provided as separate downloads for your convenience.

Additional Resources

These are resources you may be interested in but you could take part in the consultations without them.

Submitting the Results of Consultation

Each group or person who wishes to submit something for the consultation process is invited to send their document no later than May 31, 2022 (new date). The document can be sent to We encourage you to use the template provided as this will be the template we follow to complete the diocesan report.

After it is completed, the diocesan report will be sent to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, who will create a synthesis and forward their synthesis on to the General Secretariat of the Synod.

Here is the Final Report