Office of Safe Environment

Karen Rinefierd
Coordinator of Safe Environment Education and Compliance
585-328-3210, ext. 1255

 

Update on Safe Environment Efforts

Policies

Employees

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all employees of the Diocese of Rochester and its affiliated organizations must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.  These must be renewed every three years.

Volunteers

Clergy

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all priests and deacons must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.  These must be renewed every three years.

Seminarians and Deacon Candidate

In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2002, updated in 2018), all prospective seminarians and deacon candidates must complete a Background Check and Safe Environment training.

Social Media Policy

Communications Policy

Resources for Parents