NOTICE OF THE
SPECIAL CONVENTION IN LIEU OF THE
2020 ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE
DIOCESE OF RHODE ISLAND
To: To every cleric canonically resident in, and every parish and mission of the Diocese, as well as all lay delegates, alternate lay delegates and officers of the Diocese
Pursuant to a call by The Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, Bishop Diocesan, and pursuant to Article IV, Section 4.2 of the Constitution of the Diocese of Rhode Island, you are hereby notified that a Special Convention In Lieu of the 2020 Annual Convention of the Diocese of Rhode Island shall be convened on November 7, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM via Zoom video conference, which you may view on this page.
The purpose of this Special Convention is
(a) To amend the Standing Rules of Order to permit virtual conventions;
(b) To receive the Treasurer’s Report for 2019;
(c) To approve the 2021 Diocesan Budget;
(d) To read the resolutions of the 2018 General Convention.
Membership, voting, and other rights in the Special Convention shall be subject to the provisions of Article IV of the Constitution of the Diocese of Rhode Island.
Date of Notice: October 5, 2020
The Rev. Bettine Besier,
Secretary of Convention of the Diocese of Rhode Island