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Monday 9 March

‘The Church as a Fragmented Mirror.’  

What sort of unity are we called to in a Global Church facing tensions within and without?  David McLoughlin.

David McLoughlin has helped to train priests, deacons, ministers, and teachers for 30 years.  He is a founder member of the Movement of Christian Workers.  He has been President of the Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain and Vice President of the European Association of Catholic Theology.  He is now the Emeritus Fellow of Christian Theology at Newman University.  He provides theological support for a number of charities and religious orders and movements.


Monday 20 April

‘Participating in Christ's Ministry in the 2020s.’  

The Ministry of Jesus in focus; sharing in Jesus' ministry: the vision of Vatican II, and responding to the needs of the Church and the world today.  Kate Wilkinson and Rev Dr Peter McGrail.

Kate Wilkinson is a Theology Graduate from Heythrop College, London, who has worked in Youth Ministry for the last 10 years.  She is currently school chaplain at All Hallows Catholic High School in Penwortham, Preston.  She runs a blog and leads workshops and talks on the role of women in the Catholic Church today, inspired by St John Paul II's Letter to Women.  Kate was the National President of the Young Christian Workers from 2017-2019 and is currently a member of the Synod 2020 working party.

Peter McGrail is a priest of Liverpool Archdiocese, and is head of the Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies at Liverpool Hope University.


Talks are at 7.30 pm at the LACE Conference Centre, Croxteth Drive, L17 1AA.  Tea and coffee available from 7.00 pm and optional Night prayer follows at 9.00 pm.

Synod 2020 Talks


‘The Church as a Fragmented Mirror.’