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Diocese of Joliet Delegation | Content from the Convocation | Going Forward


Going Forward

How do the lessons from the Convocation translate to concrete action here in the Diocese of Joliet?

The dialogue continues. Our delegation has continued to reflect upon the lessons of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders.

  • September 16, 2017
    Selected delegates meet with Bishop's Diocesan Pastoral Council. DPC members will continue the dialogue at their deanery meetings and share feedback on proposed strategies for evangelization.

  • September 26, 2017
    Selected delegates will meet with diocesan Agency Directors. The professional staff at the Diocese of Joliet will dialogue with delegates on how the diocesan offices might incorporate suggested initiatives into the work of the Diocesan Curia.

  • September 30, 2017
    Delegates and others will participate in the tri-annual Diocesan Assembly to share the lessons of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders. Participants from around the Diocese will hear from those who attended and share that information with their parishes.

  • December 6, 2017
    Selected delegates will meet with Bishop Conlon's Presbyteral Council.  This council of priests from around the Diocese of Joliet will discuss the lessons and recommendations of the delegates, and how the presbyterate can respond to the call of the Convocation.