This mini-site contains all the information and resources you need to participate in our Annual Convention, including our voting platform and the Convention live-stream.

Convention Resources

Report Delegates

Reporting 2023 Lay Delegates and Alternates.


Resolutions and Proposed Constitutional and Canonical Changes for the 174th Convention to read and comment on.

2023 Nominations

2023 Nominee positions and Biographies.

Convention Documents

Governing documents of Convention.

Convention Archives

Journals, Resolutions, and Records of Previous Conventions (under construction).


The Diocese of California is organized into six deaneries.

Deanery Meetings

Join your deaneries meetings.

All-deanery meetings

All-deanery meeting recordings, presentations, and files.

The following pages are still in the process of being fully updated for the 174th convention in 2023. Please check back later for updated information regarding this year’s convention.


Clergy and Delegates register for the 173rd Convention.


Finance reports, budget and statements for 174th Convention.


Access our voting platform here, view orientation recordings and more.

Bring your own voting device

You’ll need to bring your own smart phone, tablet, or other device to vote.


Agenda for the 174th Convention of the Diocese of California.


Reports to 174th Convention from Working groups, Committees, Task forces, and Organizations.


View the liturgies for the 174th Convention.


Booklet with all the details for the 174th convention .


View the Captions for the 173rd Convention.

Spanish interpretation

Spanish interpretation will be available at the cathedral and online.

Child care

The cathedral child care center has permanently closed. Clergy and delegates should arrange their own childcare and the diocese will reimburse the cost.


Lunch will be provided including Vegan and Gluten Free options.

Packing list

We’ve created a pack list to make sure you have what you need.

Parking and transportation

Please plan your transportation to the cathedral and arrive early to ensure a timely start to the convention.

Accessibility and mobility

The Grace Cathedral nave is wheelchair accessible by elevator from the crypt level using the entrance on Taylor Street or from the parking garage on level G1.

Live stream

All non-voting individuals are welcome to join and watch the 174th convention virtually.

Latest Convention News and updates

Stay up to date with all convention recent news and updates. 

Convention Details

Diocese of California 2022 Diocesan Convention  The diocesan convention will be held online on October 28 and 29, 2022. All sessions will be held in a Zoom webinar format, so you will need a device to watch and follow convention business. If people are not...

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All-Deanery Pre-Convention Meeting 

Register today: All-Deanery Pre Convention Meeting Tuesday, August 30 Our 173rd Annual Diocesan Convention will be held on Friday evening, October 28, and all- day Saturday, October 29. Please mark your calendars, and begin to get familiar with the Convention...

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Upcoming Events

Questions or Concerns regarding Convention resources?

Contact Br. Richard Edward Helmer, Secretary of the Convention.

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