The VIRTUS training awareness program in prevention of child sexual abuse is a requirement for all adults in contact with children on our parish campus.
Parents in AMS, Preschool and SRE are required to attend the awareness sessions. Also required are all adult Eucharistic ministers, ushers, sacristans, lectors and rectory or parish center volunteers, and all volunteers with youth in our parish..
The initial VIRTUS training, "Protecting God’s Children" is a 3 hour session
"Renewing the Promise" is a 1.5 hour recertification session due every 4 years after initial training.
Upcoming sessions at American Martyrs are:
VIRTUS Training, “Protecting the Children”
Monday, October 29, 7:00 - 10:00pm, St. Kateri Room
Saturday, November 3, 12:00 - 3:00pm, St. Kateri Room
Recertification, “Keeping the Promise Alive,” is due every 4 years after initial training.
Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 - 8:30pm, St. Kateri Room
Registration for the above classes is required at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles VIRTUS website.
Log-in, www.virtusonline.org or click First Time Registrant on the left column and look for these sessions (and others) in the Los Angeles-San Pedro region.
If you are unable to attend a class at American Martyrs, check here for other options.