“The participation of young people,” the Final Document points out, “helped ‘reawaken’ synodality, which is a constitutive dimension of the Church. As St. John Chrysostom says, Church and Synod are synonyms.”
To speak of Christian ministry is not to speak of every good thing that disciples do: rather, it is to speak of those activities that build up the body of Christ and serve its mission in the world by witnessing, celebrating and advancing the reign of God.
Cahoy, W. (2012). In the name of the church. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, p.46