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  • The concept of clusters was presented. 
  • Bishop Imesch accepted the final draft of the Diocesan Mission Statement. 
  • Seven goals for the Diocese, formulated from the input of Assembly ’96, were ratified by the DPC and presented to Bishop Imesch. 
  • The Christian Service Commission recommended, “That the Diocese of Joliet recognize racial and multicultural diversity and celebrate the richness of all cultures, traditions and customs.” 
  • As a result, the booklet, Racial Justice: What You and Your Parish Can Do to Dismantle Racism was prepared by the Diocesan Racial Justice Task Force.