List of Clergy entitled to seats
Within one week before Prior to any session of the Convention of the Diocese, the Ecclesiastical Authority shall prepare, or cause to be prepared, a list of Clergy entitled to seats in the Convention. The Ecclesiastical Authority shall cause s Such list, or a copy thereof, to be shall be authenticated by the Ecclesiastical Authority and filed with the Secretary not later than the seventh day prior to the date of the session. The Secretary who shall record such list it.
Lay Delegates and their right to seats
Section 4. (a) Each Congregation that has paid its annual Diocesan Assessments prior to the deadline specified
as provided in Article X of the Constitution shall be entitled to seat, voice and vote as follows:
- Each mission – two lay delegates
- Each parish – four lay delegates.
Secretary of the Convention
To give due notice of meeting of Convention
Section 8. (a) In addition to the offices and duties elsewhere specified, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of Convention to give notice of any meeting of the Convention, in a written or printed letter transmitted by mail to all Clergy canonically resident in the Diocese and/or licensed to officiate in the Diocese and to every Congregation not fewer than
at least thirty days before the time appointed. This letter shall contain a notice of the time and place of holding the Convention, a printed copy of Sections 4,5 6, and 7 of this Canon relating to the appointment of Lay Delegates, and a form of certificate of their election.