November 16, 2013

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Our Holy Father Pope Francis has called for the 3rd Extraordinary Synod of Bishops for October 2014. The topic to be discussed is “The pastoral challenges for the family in the context of evangelization.” The synod will reflect upon the family as evangelizers and the Church’s teaching on family. Toward the end of the preparation document, for the synod, there are several pages of questions. The Holy Father is asking for the reflection of the people of God regarding these issues. He specifically asks bishops to review these questions carefully and to consult with clergy, religious and laity.

It would be most helpful to receive your responses typewritten and that you indicate the number and letter of the questions to which you are responding. The questions are below.

Please email your responses to
or send them to:

Response to the Synod Questions
Archbishop Aymond
7887 Walmsley Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70125

Click the images below to view the survey questions.

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