The Instrumentum Laboris is the key outcome from the long consultative process for the Plenary Council, and will be vital to shaping the agenda for the first meeting of the Council in October 2021. We invite submissions by way of an article, a short comment or a response to any posted material on this document to, and on what the priority issues should be for discussion at the October 2021 meeting.

Continuing the Journey

Instrumentum Laboris (Working Document) for the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia

Towards the Plenary Council Working Document: Some Reflections

Sense of the Faithful Editorial Committee, September 2020

The Editorial Committee encourage and welcome your comments and debate on this Working Document. Please feel free to contribute to the conversation by emailing us at

Lifting the clouds on the PC

Rowan Ireland, St Francis Xavier’s, SFX Montmorency, June 2020

The Plenary Council: Where to after Coronavirus?

Gerry McKernan and Peter Sheehan, May 2020

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