Directs the process of discernment and application and provides the program of formation and personnel services for permanent deacons.
Directs services to the Deacon Community including ministerial assignments, personnel matters, continuing formation/education, retreats, communications to the community, and maintenance of Deacon Personnel Handbook and Deacon Directory.
- To organize and supervise a formation program for candidates to the Permanent Diaconate.
- To serve as liaison between the Bishop's Office and the Deacon Community.
- To provide Human Resource support and regular ongoing communication to the deacon community.