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   * The canonical norm is one leader and two councilors, who may act collaboratively.   * The canonical norm is one leader and two councilors, who may act collaboratively.
   * When no sister or brother is capable or available for this ministry   * When no sister or brother is capable or available for this ministry
-  * Turn to non-brother/sister as canonical leader+  * Turn outside the community for a canonical leader
   * Petition competent ecclesiastical authority (bishop / CICL)    * Petition competent ecclesiastical authority (bishop / CICL) 
     * Request appointment of commissary, canonical trustee, administrator superior - Rome has never preferred.     * Request appointment of commissary, canonical trustee, administrator superior - Rome has never preferred.
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       * Disinterested - no financial or canonical interest, not a diocesan employee       * Disinterested - no financial or canonical interest, not a diocesan employee
       * Canon 318 §1: In special circumstances and where grave reasons require it, the ecclesiastical authority mentioned in can. 312 §1 can designate a trustee (//commissarium//) who is to direct the association for a time in its name.       * Canon 318 §1: In special circumstances and where grave reasons require it, the ecclesiastical authority mentioned in can. 312 §1 can designate a trustee (//commissarium//) who is to direct the association for a time in its name.
-    * Merge with another institute - Institutes rarely prefer this choice, retain identity, charism to the end. +    * Merge with another institute/unit - Institutes rarely prefer this choice, retain identity, charism to the end. 
     * Requires about 18 months to implement once a path is chosen.      * Requires about 18 months to implement once a path is chosen. 
   * Alternate path for units: suppress governance   * Alternate path for units: suppress governance
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       * Governed by elected or appointed brothers/sisters       * Governed by elected or appointed brothers/sisters
         * Value of elected or appointed councilors         * Value of elected or appointed councilors
-      * Who together form an expanded congregational council+      * Who may form an expanded congregational council 
 + 
 +=====Options===== 
 +  * Merger -  
 +    * Come together under one governance structure.  
 +    * Pros: Decrease the number of elected leadership 
 +    * Cons:  
 +      * Increase complexity of the organization,  
 +      * Cost of change, 
 +      * Loss of identity of the original units. 
 + 
 +  * Covenant - One on one collaboration between a larger more stable community and a smaller more vulnerable one. 
 + 
 +  * Commissary - Canonical Leader is appointed from outside the community. Best when a community has settled its affairs and prepared sufficiently. 
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 +  * Collaboration - Collaborating with other similarly situated communities in the four areas of SEAL. 
  
 ^  ^ Merge      ^ Covenant       ^ Commissary          ^ Collaboration          ^ ^  ^ Merge      ^ Covenant       ^ Commissary          ^ Collaboration          ^
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 | Administration    |  XX      XX  |  --  |  as needed  | | Administration    |  XX      XX  |  --  |  as needed  |
 | Leadership    |  XX      as needed  |  XX  |  as needed  | | Leadership    |  XX      as needed  |  XX  |  as needed  |
 +
 +^  Provinces  ^^^^
 +^  ^  Merge      ^  Alternate Governance  ^  Collaboration  ^
 +| Sponsorship  |  XX    |  as needed    |  as needed  |
 +| Eldercare    |  XX      as needed  |  as needed  |
 +| Administration    |  XX      as needed  |  as needed  |
 +| Leadership    |  XX      XX  |  as needed  |
  
 ===== Take Aways ===== ===== Take Aways =====
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