Safe Environment Program

for Children and Youth

Promise to protect and Pledge to Heal

“Having received the Holy Spirit, you may become a daring missionary, bearing witness to the Gospel”. (From the Final Blessing of our Holy Sacrament of Baptism). Yes – we all are daring missionaries and volunteers of Jesus Christ, Our Redeemer.

Safe Environment Program cooperates with parents, civil authorities, educators, and community organizations to provide education and training for children, youth, parents, Ministers, educators, and others about ways to create and maintain a safe environment for Children.

Paul Cyriac (Babichan)

Site Administrator Safe Environment Program

We have about 147 dedicated volunteers working in various ministries. Thank you very much for attending this mandatory three hour Virtus Training and completing the background check.

Please login to the Virtus Site ( to see and complete any pending training bulletins you have not completed. Once logged in, click on the TRAINING tab. You will find your assigned training bulletins there. If you do not remember your password click the link or visit: Remember to login at least once a month to keep up with the latest training bulletins. Please make sure all of you read these training bulletins so that you have the latest information available on Protecting God’s Children and Vulnerable Adults. This is also a Diocesan Compliance requirement for all the church volunteers. Your non-compliance will cause a high adverse impact on our Annual Audit by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need more information or have any questions.


Thomas Mathews

Safe Environment Brochure for Parish and Missions

Safe Environment Brochure (1).pdf