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2019 Amazon Synod: Common House in Rome September 13th, 2019
By Roberto Carrasco, OMI – Peruvian Oblate Missionary
In view of the Synod for the Amazon, an articulation process has begun that brings together several Church institutions and organizations with the aim of generating a space for dialogue and listening, that walks alongside the Synod Fathers this October 2019 in Rome. The Amazon Synod will take place in in Rome from October 6-27, 2019.
As we remember what the experience of the Martyrs Tent in Aparecida was – in Brazil in 2007, we all seek to enrich this space of interaction and communication between persons, with the spirit of the Amazon. It is not just presenting various activities, it is rather an exercise in communication and intercultural dialogue, an interaction with the new, the diverse, the still unknown.
Amazon: Common House, is an effort to make present the life of the Amazon and who inhabits it. In the Amazon, maloca is the place where indigenous communities sit to simply be, listen, celebrate and be able to discern what happens in the life of the community. Read the full article here.
Preparing for the 2019 Amazon Synod June 14th, 2019
The Pan-Amazonian Synod will be held in Rome in October 6- 27, 2019. The theme for the Synod is “Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and an Integral Ecology.”
Fr. Roberto Carrasco, OMI, a Peruvian Oblate studying in Rome had an opportunity to participate in the last year’s preparatory event for the synod: https://www.omiworld.org/2018/10/08/beginning-new-ways-for-oblates-to-be-missionaries-peru/ (Originally posted on OMI World)
More documents related to the 2019 Amazon Synod:
Read full Preparatory Document (English)