Synod Portal

Resources for pastors and persons of contact for the Synod

Welcome!

This page is intended for pastors and Parish Points of Contact for the Synod in the Archdiocese of San Francisco.  It contains resources that will help our Archdiocese to heed Pope Francis’s call to ensure maximum participation.  The Faithful of the Archdiocese are encouraged to contact their local parishes and to check out the Official Archdiocesan Synod page for more information on how to participate in the Synod.

Synod Parish Person of Contact Orientation

This is the presentation given by Jenn Fiduccia from the Catholic Leadership Institute explaining the plan for the Synod preparation process in the Archdiocese of San Francisco.  You can also download the powerpoint presentation in PDF format for your convenience.

Timeline for Parish Persons of Contact

Week of Nov 15
Priest Orientation webinars
Parish Point of Contact names and emails provided

Week of Dec 6
Point of Contact and Key Leadership Orientation webinar (watch here)

January 3
Synodal and Disciple Maker Index Promotion begins (resources here)

January 15 – February 14
Disciple Maker Index opens to all in Archdiocese

February 14
Paper surveys to be sent to CLI

February 26-27
First round of 8, in-person Synod sessions (schedule here)

February 25-March 13
8-10 Virtual Synod Sessions

Weekend of March 5-6
Second round of 8, in-person Synod sessions (schedule here)

March 2022
Results available for all parishes via webinar series

Friday, April 1
Submission of Synod Synthesis to Archdiocese

Resources for Parishes

Announcements (Pulpit, Bulletin)
Printables
Social Media
Disciple Maker Index Admin Guides (set up, printing surveys, finding survey links)

Listening Sessions

San Francisco

Saturday, February 26 – 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. English
St. Stephen Church
451 Eucalyptus Drive
San Francisco, CA  94132

Sunday, February 27 – 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.  English
Church of the Epiphany
827 Vienna Street
San Francisco, CA 94112

Sunday, February 27 – 2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. Español
St. Peter Church
1200 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Sunday, February 27 – 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. English
St. Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough Street
San Francisco CA 94109

Sunday, February 27 – 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Español
St. Peter Church
1200 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Sunday, March 6 – 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. English
St. Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough Street
San Francisco CA 94109

San Mateo

Saturday, February 26 – 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. English
St. Augustine Church
3700 Callan Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Saturday, March 5 – 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. English
St. Matthew Church
1 Notre Dame Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Saturday, March 5 – 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. English
St. Veronica Church
434 Alida Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Saturday, March 5 – 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Español
St. Matthew Church
1 Notre Dame Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Sunday, March 6 – 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. English
St. Pius Church
1100 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94061

Sunday, March 6 – 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Español
St. Pius Church
1100 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94061

Marin

Saturday, February 26 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon English
Our Lady of Loretto
1806 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA 94947

Saturday, February 26 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Español
Our Lady of Loretto
1806 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA 94947

Saturday, March 5 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. English/Español
St. Raphael Church
1104 Fifth Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Saturday March 6 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. English
St. Sebastian Church
73 Bon Air Road
Kentfield, CA 94904