Protecting God’s Children

An essential part of the mission of the Church is the promotion and protection of the rights and dignity of all people. Christian principles dictate that we have a special concern for those who are most vulnerable and those who cannot fully care for themselves.

All priests and deacons engaged in ministry in the Diocese of Buffalo; pastoral associates;administrators (schools and religious education); teachers and teachers aides; coaches and any other person whose status as an employee or volunteer involves regular contact with children, young adults, or other vulnerable populations must attend designated educational programs on methods of recognizing, reporting, and preventing sexual misconduct involving children or others, attend a Protecting God’s Children Workshop by registering through the link below (click on the image):

Diocesan Code of Conduct