Succinctly stated, the intent of this Pastoral Project was:
To bring a sense of community to permanent deacons
in the archdiocese.
To have the permanent diaconate community reflect on its
ministerial responsibilities, especially to the elderly
and infirm members of our own community,
To develop a plan to respond to the identify the needs of the elderly
and infirm deacons and their families,
To implement the launching of this plan and monitor its effectiveness.