Field Ordinariate in Poland

The Field Ordinariate in Poland inaugurated the diocesan stage of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on October 17, 2021. The diocesan coordinator was appointed Fr. Capt. Dr. Rafal Kaniecki. The Synodal Team of the Field Ordinariate was established, consisting of 6 men, 5 women, 3 priests and 1 nun. Due to the peculiarities of the particular Church, the parish coordinators became chaplains – parish priests, chaplains of Polish military contingents, military representations, pastoral centers, organizational units of the Border Guard, the State Protection Service, the Police and the Railway Protection Guard. After initial preparations, on November 27, 2021. A “parish consultation” was launched, which lasted until March 31, 2022. During the meetings, the most common topics discussed were those suggested by the Synod’s “Vademecum on Synodality.”