Synod 2012
Hosted by St. Thomas Catholic Church, ECC+USA
Las Vegas, Nevada
October 19-21, 2012
  • St. Thomas Catholic Church, ECC+USA
  • Sanctuary prepared for Synod conferences.
  • Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
  • Bishop Carl calls Synod to order with a prayer to the Holy Spirit.
  • Father Pete welcomes all to St. Thomas.
  • Bishop Bob presents a history of the parish.
  • Father Bob rehearses hymns for the Synod Liturgies.
  • Opening Mass.  Bishop Bob is Principal Concelebrant.
  • Concelebrants: Bishops Tom and David; Father Brian.
  • Deacon Martin proclaims the Holy Gospel.
  • Concelebrants: Fathers Tom, Bruce, Bob, and Bill
  • Bishop Carl installs Sister Donna as first OGS Prioress.
  • Synod Session on the Church's revised Canons.
  • Saturday Evening Mass: Deacon Imani raises the Book of the Gospel.
  • People of God gather around to hear His Good News.
  • Saturday Evening Parish Mass. Deacon Imani assists Father Pete at the Offertory.
  • Sunday Morning Parish Mass. Father Bob is Principal Concelebrant.
  • Sunday Morning Parish Mass. "Ecce Agnus Dei! Behold the Lamb of God!"
  • Greeting of PeaceBishop Tom wishes peace and blessings with a "fist bump."
  • Greeting of Peace Father Pete greets his parishioners.
  • Greeting of Peace Father Tom extends his wishes of peace.
  • Our Father ... Give us this day our daily bread.
  • Parish Choir
  • Between Synod SessionsPrioress Donna, Deacon Imani, Father Bob.
  • Ladies of Parish are recognized for excellent Synod meals.
  • Fine Fellowship, Fine Food.
  • Founding members of the Order of the Good Shepherd.
  • Fellowship:  Father Bill & Bishop Tom
  • Bishop Carl with Deacons Imani and Lyn
  • Bishops Tom, Carl, and Bob
  • Clergy after the Closing Synod Mass.