Yep, the Synod is A-Comin'
For those who are really interested, the Instrumentum Laboris on the Synod -- the document which dictates the gathering's tone and agenda -- can be found here.
What's everyone looking for from this? Universal indult? Strengthened guidelines against liturgical abuses? A more precise interpretation of the GIRM? Translation guidelines? I know how strongly everyone feels about liturgy here.
And, for a contrast of opinion, the response of Bishop Donald Trautman of Erie from the current edition of America is serialized here and here.