Themes: Family, Simplicity & Migrants

The Synod of January 2022 has decided to convene the Major Archiepiscopal Assembly in August 2024 on the theme “Mission and Life of the Syro-Malabar Church in response to the needs of the time.” The Committee for the Fifth Major Archiepiscopal Assembly constituted a Core Team to formulate Lineamenta based on the deliberations and the suggestions received. Accordingly, Committee decided to focus on three needs under the given theme: Renewal of Faith Formation in the Syro-Malabar Church, Strengthening the Lay Faithful for the Effective Proclamation of the Gospel and Empowering the Syro-Malabar Community. Thus, the present Lineamenta is prepared.