BISHOP SEARCH TIMELINE

January–April 2022: Information Gathering/Gathering Input from Around the Diocese

Feb 14, 2022: Diocesan Survey Opens

March 8, 2022: Diocese Survey Closes

Mar 8–Mar 22, 2022: Report creation and interpretation

Late March 2022: : Diocesan Listening Sessions

April 18, 2022: Applications Open; Diocesan profile is published

May 9, 2022: Application Deadline/Nominations Close

May–October 2022: Discernment Process; Review of applications, interviews, background checks and discernment retreat

Late October 2022 : Slate of candidates is announced; Petition candidates are accepted

Early January 2023 : : Diocesan Meet and Greet; Opportunities to meet the full slate, comprised of Committee Nominees and, if applicable, Petition Nominees.

January 28, 2023: Special Electing Convention

June 24, 2023: Ordination of the 13th Bishop of New Jersey

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