Safe Church Workshops


Diocesan policies and training materials can be downloaded by clicking on the related info icon on the right of your screen.

In the interest of education and awareness, all churches and institutions in the Diocese of New York are expected to have their employees complete this training.

Who needs to attend?

  • The Bishop requires clergy applying for a License to Officiate or Canonical Residence, who have not had training in last five years, to take or re-take both workshops. 

  • The Bishop expects all of your employees, Sunday school teachers and other volunteers to attend both workshops

When will the workshops be offered next?

The next Diocesan sponsored workshops will be offered in the Mid-Hudson Region, on a Saturday, in April or May; though have not yet been scheduled.  Once scheduled, the date and location will be posted here, and announced through diocesan communications.

Questions about the SAFE CHURCH Workshops can be directed to Alito Orsini in the Transition Ministry Office.  Phone: (212) 316-7414 E-mail

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