30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Joseph Eddy, O. de M.
Synod on the Family – MP3 – Audio homily
A world event which has gained a great deal of attention in the last few weeks is the Synod on the Family. Much speculation and even controversy has come from this. One problem with the reporting on such events is that much of the media has little or no knowledge of how the Church functions on a day-to-day basis.
The word synod is defined as “a coming together.” There are many different types of synods from the diocesan level to the universal level. Of course, this Synod on the Family is at the universal level. Its function is to offer counsel to the pope and the curia on how to handle a specific aspect of the faith or Catholic life. Continue Reading…