Office of Safe Environment

Karen Rinefierd
Coordinator of Safe Environment Education and Compliance
585-328-3210 x1255

 

 

Update on Safe Environment Efforts

Policies

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.

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

Social Media Policy (coming soon)

Communications Policy

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.

Resources for Parents