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Appointment and Term of Office:The priests and deacons of each Deanery, through an electoral process, will propose two (2) or three (3) candidates from which the Diocesan Bishop may appoint the Dean.36 The Bishop, however, is free to appoint a priest other than one of those proposed.37 The Dean will serve a three (3) year term, unless determined otherwise in the decree of appointment and may be reappointed.38 The Dean loses office through the notification of the expiration of the term, an33 CIC , c.
See to the availability of spiritual support for the clergy of the Deanery, especially for those in more difficult circumstances or who are beset by problems; see that clergy who are gravely ill do not lack spiritual and material assistance;45 see that the funeral liturgies of deceased clergy are celebrated worthily; inform the Diocesan Bishop of clergy who are39 See CIC, cc.
In general, the Deans will meet as a group in order to provide advice to the Diocesan Bishop; although, when needed or advantageous, he may consult them individually or through electronic means.
Deans (Vicars Forane) serve as vicars of the Diocesan Bishop (but not as local ordinaries) helping the Bishop to fulfill his responsibility to provide pastoral care, care for the clergy and oversight.