Diocesan Assemblies

Once a year, clergy and lay representatives from each parish, monastery and institution meet to discuss the administration of the diocese.  The Annual Diocesan Assembly shall elect members of the Diocesan Council, adopt a Diocesan Budget for the following fiscal year for the Diocese, elect an Auditing Committee, and conduct any other business properly brought before the Assembly.

For more regarding the Diocesan Assembly, please see para IV.6 of the Diocesan Bylaws.

2022 Assembly - Baltimore, MD at the 20th All American Council

The Diocesan Assembly will be held in conjunction with the All American Council on Wednesday, July 20th at 7 PM in one of the hotel meeting suites at the AAC hotel in Baltimore, MD. More info will be forthcoming.

Archbishop Benjamin’s Address to the 2022 Assembly – July 20th, 2022 – Baltimore, MD – Download

Minutes from the 2022 Diocesan Assembly: Download

DELEGATE BOOKS (4): Prepared in advance for review by delegates

Book 1: Instructions and Schedule: Download

Book 2: Deanery and Parish Reports: Download

Book 3: Department, Institution and Financial Reports: Download

Book 4: Treasurer/Financial Reports: Download

Call for Reports – (Download)

Parish Annual Report – (Download)

Email both to chancery@dowoca.org

Past Diocesan Assemblies