Program for the Synod on the Family Admin Friday, June 27, 2014 The full text of the instrumentum labors, roughly the work plan for the Extraordinary Synod on the Family to be held in October at the Vatican. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.