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Upcoming Plenary Listening & Dialogue Sessions

From now until Ash Wednesday 2019, everyone is invited to take part in the Listening and Dialogue phase, reflecting on the plenary question: “What do you think God is asking of us at this time in Australia?”  We are grateful to the parishes, groups and individuals around the Archdiocese who have already begun the Plenary process. Let’s keep the dialogue happening!
Some upcoming sessions: 
Greensborough, Greensborough North, Diamond Creek
Saturday 13 October, 11am - 1pm 
Gathering Space, St Mary's Greensborough 
This session is being hosted by St Mary's Greensborough and is open to all those interested in learning about the Plenary and how to facilitate local listening and dialogue sessions. Tiffany Davis (Assistant Director, Archbishop's Office for Evangelisation) will offer some context for the Plenary and invite those present to experience the process, in order to be able to then facilitate it in their own parishes and groups. If you are from the area and would like to join us on the day, please contact St Mary’s parish office ( or 9435 1543).
Knox Deanery Plenary Discussion Group
Wednesday 17 October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Orange Grove Bayswater)
Cuppa and sandwiches on arrival - please register your interest with the parish office ( or 9761 2124). At this session, Jacqui Giuliano (Coordinator of Parish Leadership Formation, Archbishop's Office for Evangelisation) will offer a guide to the process of the Listening and Dialogue
LEM Listening and Dialogue Session #2
Thursday 18 October, 10am - Midday
Resurrection Parish (402 Corrigan Road, Keysborough)
Groups across the country have been encouraged to engage in multiple experiences of Listening and Dialogue. This session will be an opportunity for lay ecclesial ministers (Pastoral associates, pastoral workers, lay chaplains) to listen and share in an open dialogue to the Plenary question and send our collective responses. Register now > 
Let us know if you are hosting a session!
If your parish or school/organisation is hosting a listening session and you are happy to invite others along, send us the information and we will promote on this page. Contact us > 
How can I take part in this listening and dialogue phase?
Gather your friends, family and colleagues and take part in this national conversation. A number of facilitator and discussion guides available to download and use locally: 
If you would like some assistance in setting up and hosting a session, please contact us at the Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation Melbourne. We would be happy to assist you and/or your team to see how you might get started in your local community. Phone us on 9926 5761 or email