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 to attend both workshops as a condition of their licensing to officiate and in the establishment of their canonical residence who have not attended in the last five years

  • The Bishop expects all employees, Sunday school teachers and other volunteers who regularly supervise youth activities to attend the child workshop "Safeguarding God's Children."

  • The Bishop also expects all employees to attend the adult workshop "Safeguarding God's People."

When will the workshops be offered next?

The next Diocesan sponsored workshops will be offered on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at the Diocesan Offices, in  New York City. 
Click here for schedule and registration.

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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