Mission Statement

The Society exists to attain the following goals through the cooperation of its members:

  1. Serve the Bishop, Priests, Deacons and the people of the Church of the Diocese of Ogdensburg through good works and support.
  2. Strengthen the family life of each member through opportunities for social activities for the deacon community.
  3. Assist the Council of Deacons of the Diocese of Ogdensburg in its pursuit of educational and spiritual initiatives.
  4. Promote the use of the St. Lawrence pin and other presentations of the deacon logo to deacons and dioceses.

from By-Laws of The Society of St. Lawrence
The Ogdensburg Diaconate Community