And he asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter said to him in reply, “You are the Christ.”
Catechist Requirements for
Catechist Checks and Clearances
Archdiocesan compliance guidelines state that clearances should be submitted prior to the commencement of employment or volunteer service.
Catechist Training Requirements
All clergy staff and volunteers of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who have regular contact with children (at least one time per week) must complete the Safe Environment Training as outlined below.
As clergy, staff or volunteers of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, YOU are the first line of defense in the Archdiocese’s commitment to keep the children entrusted in its care safe from abuse.
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Part I Training Registration: Protecting God's Children for Adults
Protecting God's Children provides basic facts about child sexual abuse and adults’ roles in prevention. Attendance is expected within 90 days of hire.
Part II Mandated Reporter Online Training Registration
Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse provides an overview of Archdiocesan reporting procedures for suspected child abuse and Pennsylvania Child Welfare Laws. This training is mandatory for all new clergy, as well as staff and volunteers who began service after December, 2011 or did not take the training in person. Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse, is available in English and Spanish.
Archdiocesan Code of Conduct