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Archdiocese kicks off synod Tuesday

1 year ago Monday, April 14, 2014 1:10:50 PM CDT April 14, 2014 Monday, April 14 2014 Apr 14, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Archbishop Gregory Aymond on Tuesday will call together an archdiocesan synod, the first such convocation of Catholics in New Orleans since 1987.

The New Orleans Advocate reports Aymond's call will come after the annual Chrism Mass at St. Louis Cathedral.

It will begin a 13-month process of public input resulting in a plan for how the archdiocese will minister over the next three to five years.

The Chrism Mass is held annually in the week before Easter. At the Mass, Aymond will bless the holy oils to be used in the coming year. A ceremony opening what officially is called the Ninth General Synod of the Archdiocese of New Orleans will follow.

Catholics may participate through a series of sessions throughout the archdiocese in the coming months.

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