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204th Annual Diocesan Convention (2020)

The Diocese of Ohio will hold the 204th Annual Convention on November 13-14, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Convention Eucharist will be Friday, November 13 at Trinity Cathedral and all convention business will be held on Saturday, November 14 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower.

What is Diocesan Convention?

The Annual Convention of the Diocese of Ohio is the legislative body that approves the diocesan program and budget, elects persons to various groups, which serve the diocese, adopts resolutions on various issues, and approves changes in the Constitution and Canons of the diocese.

Each congregation in union with the convention, that is, those that are current with payment of diocesan assessments and Church pension requirements, is entitled to be represented by not more than three lay adult delegates in good standing in their respective congregations. Delegates are chosen in accordance with the prescribed Canon, or by special parochial charter or bylaws of the parish. Attendance at Annual Convention is not limited to lay delegates and clergy. Youth and adult members of all congregations are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Diocese of Ohio Annual Convention is held once per year, usually the second weekend in November.