The latest Bishop Search + Transition News
Learn more about the Bishop Search + Transition
The bishop search and transition requires the gifts, skills, and talents of many people from across the diocese. The Standing Committee forms two committees of lay leaders and clergy — the Search & Nomination Committee and the Transition Committee.
The Standing Committee is now accepting applications for lay leaders and clergy to serve on the Bishop Transition Committee. The Transition Committee helps organize several major events, along with other responsibilities. Applications must be received by October 25.
The Special Convention for the Election of the 13th Bishop of Chicago will take place June 20, 2020 at St. James Cathedral in Chicago. Clergy and lay delegates will cast ballots at the special convention in accordance with the constitution and canons of the diocese.