Free Public Lecture: Dr Myriam Wijlens

Internationally recognised Dutch theologian, ecumenist and consultor to several Vatican bodies, Dr Myriam Wijlens will be coming to Australia as part of the “Bishop Vincent Presents” Series to deliver a free public lecture.

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Date Posted:
26-Jun-2024

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Dr Myriam’s lecture will be on ‘The prophetic voice of the laity in the renewal of the Catholic Church.’

Her lecture will precede the second assembly of the Synod on Bishops on Synodality in Rome in October. Dr Myriam is a consultor to the Synod and is a member of its Coordinating Commission. She has a unique perspective and insights on how synodality is practised around the global Catholic Church.

She will be delivering her public lecture on Monday 5 August at St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall, Parramatta, and in Melbourne on Wednesday 14 August at Newman College.

These events are free but registrations are essential by visiting parracatholic.org/drmyriam

The Parramatta event on 5 August will be livestreamed for those unable to make it in person. Click here to register.

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Source: Catholic Outlook, Diocese of Parramatta

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