C 32.1. The abbot is to appoint certain officials who share his responsibility for the community in spiritual and temporal matters. In each monastery these officials are:
C 32.2. With due regard for the provisions of C 39, all of the above-named officials must be capitulars of the monastery and are not to be appointed without previous consultation with the council of seniors.
D 32.1. Before appointing a prior the abbot is to consult the capitulars of the monastery.
D 32.2. In larger monasteries the abbot may appoint deans to have responsibility for a portion of the monastic community. They are to exercise their responsibility in accordance with the directives of the abbot (RB 21).
D 32.3. 1. In each monastery of the Congregation an archivist is to be appointed, so that important documentation of the monastery’s life and history can be properly maintained and preserved.
D 32.3. 2. When possible, the archivist should be trained in archival science.
D 32.4. The order of the community is established in D 131.3.
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