"So that’s what the Synod was like!"
The word “synod” is not in everyday use. When I sent Whatsapp messages to family and friends abroad that I would be part of the Synod on “Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment,” a good number didn’t reply immediately. They later confessed that they had to look up the meaning of “synod” before getting back to me!
A Synod is an assembly of bishops who have been chosen from different parts of the world to come together in union with the Pope to study matters of the faith, for its preservation and growth in the world. In this Synod I was