Dan Stockman is national correspondent for Global Sisters Report. He was a reporter at daily newspapers in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana for nearly two decades before joining GSR in 2014.
"Synodality is rooted in the tradition of the church. Francis is rescuing this value of our own tradition," Rafael Luciani told a webinar hosted by the Center for the Study of Consecrated Life.
Congregations across the U.S. are transforming their remaining assets, such as land and buildings. Some simply sell what they have, out of need. Others, like the Victory Nolls, are going further.
Though it seems as if there has been a flurry of activity and progress in recent months, the members of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters have been taking steps toward completion for several years.
Dominican Sr. Maureen Sullivan will speak on the synodal church in a FutureChurch series, while the International Union of Superiors General is gathering sister testimonies and focusing its 2022 plenary on the synod.