Protecting God's Children/VIRTUS. All catechiss and olther volunteers working with children must complete a safe environment training program called "Protecting God's Children" (VIRTUS). The initial training is good for 5 years after which a revewal training must be taken. Click here to go to the VIRTUS website for initial training and to read recent articles or to update your account. Renewals must be assigned by the Diocese through the DRE. For instructions on how to register, click here.
Background Checks. All volunteers must complete a background check prior to the start of their service and renew it every 5 years. To download background check instructions and forms, click here.