Youth Synod

Young people and the Catholic Church - Sharing prophetic dreams

22/08/2018 4:10 pm

19 - 24 March 2018

In March 2018 - six months before the Synod of Bishops Assembly in Rome - 300 young people met in the Vatican to 'share prophetic dreams', in the words of Pope Francis.

At this 'Pre-Synod' gathering, the young delegates presented the Holy Father with a document expressing their experiences of Catholic life and particularly how the Church accompanies young people.

Isaac Withers represented young Catholics from England and Wales at the meeting.

He had a hand in drafting and proofing the final document and spoke to us about his experiences. You can listen by using the embedded player at the top of this article.

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Those attending represented young people from the five continents and encouraged those who couldn't be there to contribute using their social media channels. 

You can read/download the final document they produced here:

Pre-Synod Document 2018 103.78 kB

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The Holy See has a dedicated website for the Synod of Bishops October meeting.