The participants in the European Synodal Assembly, which is being held in Prague from today until 12 February, are arriving.
About 200 selected delegates from the European Bishops’ Conferences will gather to discuss the theme of the Continental Stage, which is “Enlarge the space of your tent”. They are joined by 390 other online delegates.
This evening, at 7 pm, the works will start with a Mass in the Premonstratensian church in Strahov, celebrated by the archbishop of Prague Jan Graubner.
Tomorrow, after the Mass presided over by Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, archbishop of Luxembourg and general relator of the Synod, Archbishop Graubner, archbishop Gintaras Grušas, president of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences, and Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Synod, will kick off the assembly.