The mission of Highways and Byways – a Community of Service is to go into the highways and byways, seeking initiatives that develop the spiritual and human potential of people and communities on the margins.
- focus on the personal and spiritual formation of people and groups;
- develop leadership and other skills which will benefit the wider community;
- emphasise social justice, including eco-justice, healthy community relationships and structures, and the practice of a sustainable way of life;
- Assist people, particularly young adults, to develop a sound grounding in their own faith tradition as a foundation for entering into dialogue and cooperation with people of goodwill of various faiths and cultures for the building up of healthy harmonious communities.