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ACU Short Course: Listening to the Spirit: Towards the 2020 Plenary Council

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ACU is hosting a four-week short course on exploring the future of the Church in Australia, with a specific focus on the 2020 Plenary Council. Topics covered include the future of Catholic education (by Dr Paul Sharkey Director, Catholic Education Services, Catholic Education Melbourne), the mission of the Church in the 21st century, and a week four listening and dialogue session led by Dr Joel Hodge. 
 

Program 

"Listening to the Spirit: Towards the 2020 Plenary Council
What do you think God is asking of us in Australia?"
 
Wednesday 1 August
"Becoming the Church of Vatican II"
Rev Associate Professor Ormond Rush
(School of Theology, ACU)

Wednesday 8 August
"A Plenary Council in the Pontificate of Francis: Mapping the Path Ahead"
Dr Gemma Cruz
(Senior Lecturer, School of Theology, ACU)

Dr Nigel Zimmermann
(Associate Director, Church Policy, ACU)

Wednesday 15 August
"The Future of Catholic Education"
Associate Professor Robyn Horner
(School of Theology, ACU)

Dr Paul Sharkey
(Director, Catholic Education Services, Catholic Education Melbourne)

Wednesday 22 August
"The Mission of the Church in the 21st Century" (with listening and dialogue session)
Dr Joel Hodge
(Senior Lecturer, School of Theology, ACU)
 
 
Time
6pm - 8pm (refreshments provided from 6pm)
 
Venue
ACU Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC
 
 

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