R O O T  &  B R A N C H

Reform is needed in our Catholic Church!

We seek:



We are the church, the body of Christ. We are all equally loved, equally valued, equally blessed by God’s Holy Spirit


S H A R E D  G O V E R N A N C E  &  M I N I S T R Y

We call one last time on the institutional Catholic Church to rediscover its prophetic soul and its relevance in today’s world by sharing governance between women and men, lay and clerical, and ministry with all who hear God’s call.

Woman Walking in the Field

It is my dream you dream,

my house you build,

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As we journey towards a Synod for dignity and inclusivity
in Bristol on September 10-12 2021 and

in Rome in March 2022.

We are proud to have Professor Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, Canon Lawyer and Chancellor of Trinity College, Dublin, as our key speaker. Mary has pledged to spend her retirement challenging the Catholic Church. Our other fantastic speakers - see below - will soon be joined by many more during our year-long Journey and at our concluding Synod.

Prof. Mary McAleese
Dr. Ally Kateusz
Myra Poole
Dancing Hands



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Together we’re strong!

Together we care!

Together we listen, we laugh, we pray, we act!

Everyone is welcome.

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