Safe Environments



Awareness training sessions called Protecting God’s Children for Adults are being held across the Diocese by VIRTUS trained facilitators. This is a special 3-hour training that teaches adults in the Catholic community to create safer environments and become part of the solution to prevent child abuse.

All volunteers and employees of the parish are required to participate in and obtain certification in the diocesan Safe Environments training program.  If you were Virtus trained  more than 5 years ago, you must be rectified in order to continue volunteering in the parish or school. Recertification can be done online by going to Simply go to your account and follow the prompts to take the online recertification course. Do Not Create a New account, if you do not know your user ID + password, please call the parish office.