All are invited to serve the Synod on Synodality by participating in Enlarge the Space of Your Tent: Rethinking Women’s Participation, a Global Synod Gathering hosted at the Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of Boston in Braintree, Massachusetts on Saturday, September 23 from 2:00 – 5:00pm.

This gathering will provide space for discernment specifically in the areas of “Rethinking Women’s Participation” and “Greater Recognition and Promotion of the Baptismal Dignity of Women.” Participants will be invited through the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the resources of the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to fruitfully contribute to Conversations in the Spirit.

The event will include: a gathering and invitational liturgy, small group sharing, personal witnesses, fellowship, and a Vigil Mass celebrated by Father Richard Lennan.

Registration is required: REGISTER HERE 

A detailed email for practical and spiritual preparation will be sent to all registered participants one week prior to the event.  In the meantime, our animators encourage you to read the Instrumentum Laboris recently shared by the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for their first session in October 2023, as well as Enlarge the Space of Your Tent – Working Document for the Continental Stage, released in October of 2022.

Saturday, September 23: “Enlarge the Space of Your Tent: Rethinking Women’s Participation”