Committee for preparation of the Synod of Vrhbosna Archdiocese held their 33rd meeting


In the premises of Vrhbosna Ordinary in Sarajevo, on June 4th, 33rd meeting of the Committee for preparation of the Synod of Vrhbosna Archdiocese was held. The meeting was presided over by the Archbishop of Vrhbosna, cardinal Vinko Puljić.

After the acceptation of daily order and writings from the previous meeting, under the moderating of the general secretary of the Synod, dr. rev. Marijo Bernadić, it was discussed about the leaders and members of the work groups and it was defined that they will get the decrees so they can start their work in the fields of: ecclesiastical-legal, pastoral, religious-pedagogic, liturgical and media.

As part of the planning of the coming synodic steps and activities, consideration was given to the theme and content for the new, no.11, Synod Bulletin, which will in fact be a lineament ie. plan for the work document of the Synod (Instrumentum laboris). Each of the five working groups will give a proposal on topics to be worked on, and of which the experiences of other Synods, held by the individual dioceses of the Church in Croats, are presented by secretary Bernadić.

It was agreed that all the materials would be ready in time for the Bulletin to be released by the end of June.

The lineament texts will serve as information for the faithful base and direction for the working groups as well as working materials of the session of the Priest Council and the Pastoral Council of the Vrhbosna Archdiocese. Also, it will be sent to the catechesis at the Catechetical Day (August 31st) and to the Youth Council.

It was agreed that the next session of the Committee for preparation of the Synod of Vrhbosna Archdiocese will be on Wednesday, November 20th.