Deacon Dennis F. Adams, executive director of Christopher Homes Inc., was the keynote speaker at a dinner honoring the permanent deacons of Deanery IX, held April 20 at St. Paul's School in Covington. The dinner was sponsored by the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond chairs the foundation board, which has Jamie G. Lassere as president and Gus Kuntz, James M. Adams and Gregory S. LaCour as officers. Mary Jane Becker was chair of the Northshore Annual Dinner Committee.