Catholics asked to fill out another synod survey

CHARLESTON—Catholics will once again have the chance to share their input about the Church.

On March 12, Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone announced that the Synod of Bishops has requested input from all dioceses for the Ordi­nary General Assembly on the Voca­tion and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World, scheduled for October.

A simplified version of the original questions posted on the Vatican web­site ( have been provided to parishes so they may include them in their bulletins. People may also fill them out online at

The deadline for the internal use of the survey is April 30. The answers will be provided to the bishop for his report to the synod and for diocesan planning.

For details, contact the Office of Family Life at, 803-547-5063, or by mail: 2879 Hwy. 160 W., No. 4336, Fort Mill, SC 29708.