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Requirements for Catechists

The Child Protection Services Law (CPSL) in the State of Pennsylvania requires all volunteers with “The care, supervision, guidance or control of children and (instead of “or”) routine interaction with children” to obtain clearances.  In accordance with this law and the requirements of the Diocese of Greensburg​, all volunteers in our Faith Formation programs must have the following clearances and training:

Diocesan Code of Conduc​t
PA Mandated Reporter Training
VIRTUS Training
PA Criminal History Check ​Every Five Years
PA Child Abuse Clearance​Every Five Years
FBI Fingerprint Check​Every Five Years OR  Affidavit – Every Five Years

 Any questions regarding these requirements can be made by contacting the Parish Business Manager, Adelle Slebodnik​.