Special events are planned throughout the diocese for candidates to meet and interact with congregations. They will be held Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist in Stockton; Wednesday at St. Paul’s in Bakersfield; Thursday at St. Michael’s in Ridgecrest; and Friday at St. James’ Cathedral in Fresno.
All begin at 3 p.m.
Those events will be followed by question-and-answer sessions involving laity and clergy at 6:30 p.m.
A special convention for the election of the new bishop will be held May 14 at St. James’ Cathedral.