Pope Francis has called for an Extraordinary Synod to address the topic, Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization that will take place in Rome in October of 2014. The instructions and the survey can be found on the Chicago Archdiocesan website,http://www.archchicago.org/vatican-survey/
Participants will be directed to read the Preparatory Document, and complete a narrative response on any of the questions. Responses should be completed and mailed according to the directions on the webpage. The survey is provided in English and Spanish only. All responses must be received by the Archdiocese by Monday, December 16, 2013.