Journal of the ... Annual Convention of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Connecticut, Volumes 1896-1898

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The Diocese, 1896

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Page 92 - We, whose names are underwritten, fully sensible how important it is that the sacred office of a Bishop should not be unworthily conferred, and firmly persuaded that it is our duty to bear testimony on this solemn occasion, without partiality or affection, do, in the presence of Almighty God, testify, that AB is not, so far...
Page 82 - ... his Church: grant, we beseech thee, to this thy servant, such grace that he may evermore be ready to spread abroad thy gospel, the glad tidings of reconciliation with thee, and use the authority given him, not to destruction, but to salvation ; not to hurt, but to help...
Page 65 - I do solemnly engage to conform to the Doctrine, Discipline, and Worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
Page 22 - Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.
Page 65 - No new diocese shall be formed or erected within the limits of any other diocese, nor shall any diocese be formed by the junction of two or more dioceses, or parts of dioceses, unless with the consent of the Bishop and Convention of each of the dioceses concerned...
Page 61 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the House, unless he have leave, or be unable to attend. 4. When any member is about to speak or deliver any matter to the House, he shall, with due respect...
Page 64 - But neither House shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any place other than that in which it may be sitting.
Page 66 - Prayer, and that the proposed alteration be made known to the several Dioceses, in order that the same may...
Page 78 - All amendments shall be considered in the order in which they are moved. When a proposed amendment is under consideration, a motion to amend the same may be made ; no after amendment to such second amendment, shall be in order. But when an amendment to an amendment is under consideration, a substitute to the whole matter may be received.
Page 66 - Diocese divided may elect the one to which he will be attached, and shall thereupon become the Diocesan thereof. And the Assistant Bishop, if there be one, may elect the one to which he will be attached; and if it be not the one elected by the Bishop, he shall be the Diocesan thereof.

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