St John the Baptist Purley is participating in the Synod established by Pope Francis. This participation is in conjunction with the Archdiocese of Southwark and Archbishop John Wilson. We will keep this page updated as things progress.
Our two parish delegates are Pat Cook and John Stradling.
Further parish meetings are being held in the parish hall on the following dates:
Saturday 27th November 10:45-12
Sunday 5th December: 7pm – 8pm
Saturday 8th January: 645pm – 8pm
Sunday 16th January: 11am – 12.
We have set up an online survey for those who would like to contribute to the Parish Synod process but are either unable or unwilling to attend in person meeting: St John the Baptist Purley Synod Survey
The questions and reflection points for the meetings can be found here: Synod meeting questions
You can also make a submission directly to the Archdiocese, please follow the following link: https://www.rcsouthwark.co.uk/get-involved/synod/online-submissions/
Archbishop John’s Pastoral Letter about the Synod can be read here: Pastoral Letter.
More information about the Synod can be found here: https://www.synod.va/en.html