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The Diocese of Palm Beach has concluded our consultations for the Synod on Synodality.  Thank you to all who participated.  Our Synthesis has been submitted to the USCCB for inclusion in the national report to be submitted to Rome.  Please click here to read the Diocese of Palm Beach Synthesis Summary.

The national phase of the Synod process is now complete.  Please click here to review the National Synthesis in English and Spanish.

Please join your Diocese of Palm Beach faith family by contributing to the 2021 Synod on Synodality.  Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito invites all the faithful to pray for the Synod, watch his video message, and read his column to learn about our Synod process. 

All are invited to participate in a Synod Listening and Discussion Session and learn from one another. Click on the links below to find out how to participate in or host a Session.  If you are unable to attend a group session, you will still be able to participate.  All responses, individual and group, will be submitted online via our Synod Response Platform.  The Response Platforms will remain active until March 30, 2022.  All responses will be taken into consideration in the preparation of the Diocese of Palm Beach Synthesis for input to the Synod of Bishops. 

The Diocese of Palm Beach will facilitate five listening sessions around the diocese, four in English and one in Spanish. All are invited to participate. Please click here to see dates and locations and to register. Pre-registration is required. 

Thank you for your interest in the Synod and for sharing your thoughts about what the Holy Spirit is saying to us in the Diocese of Palm Beach about how we can support and strengthen each other in our faith.

Click below to watch Bishop Barbarito's video message on the Synod and the October 16 Mass to open the Synod celebration in our Diocese.


Click here to read Bishop Barbarito's Living the Truth in Love column on the Synod:  English, Spanish or Creole.

Steps to Local Synod Listening Sessions:

Pasos para las sesiones de escucha del Sínodo local:

Click here to download the Synod Prayer card in English or Spanish.


Click here for Vatican links regarding the Synod: