Purpose

The purpose of the Diocesan Association includes the following:

  • To serve as the official link between the Archbishop and his Clergy and all Councils and Assemblies within the Archdiocese.
  • To increase among the Councils and Assemblies a greater solidarity and visibility within the Archdiocese.
  • To work in solidarity with the Priests of the Diocese in building up Catholic Christian values and to promote the message of Vocations.
  • To work closely with the District Deputies and Masters to increase unity among the Councils and Assemblies within the Archdiocese.
  • To increase among the Councils and Assemblies a greater sense of belonging to the Diocesan Church.
  • To develop and maintain strong ties with the individual parishes within the Archdiocese.
  • To elect delegates to the Supreme Convention based upon the regional boundary where applicable.
  • To conduct / organize seminars for officers.
  • To provide a forum to put forward important diocesan charitable needs.
  • To enhance the Order by being charitable, united, fraternal and patriotic.
  • To keep Councils informed of the dates that Degrees are being held within the Archdiocese. To encourage and support all degrees within the Archdiocese.

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