St. Philip Neri Catholic Parish

1325 KLINERD ROAD, PENNSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA 18073

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ARE YOU A MANDATED REPORTER?

 

 

Based on changes to the Pennsylvania Child Protective Law, all parish volunteers who work directly with children, or who within their volunteer role accepts responsibility for a child at any time - even if just once a year, is considered a Mandated Reporter. All Mandated Reporters must complete the following two items in addition to the three clearances:

 

 

Mandated Reporter Online Training

Certificate can be printed out upon completion of course and submitted to the Parish Office.

 

Mandated Reporter Acknowledgment Form

 

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REQUIREMENTS:

As required by Pennsylvania State Law and the Archdiocese Office for Child and Youth Protection

 

SAFE ENVIRONMENT CONTACT FOR ST. PHILIP NERI

Anita Fuhs

VIRTUS TRAINING: (PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN/SAFE ENVIRONMENT)

 

 

Volunteers with regular, direct contact with children must attend a 2-1/2 hour course called “Protecting God’s Children for Adults” in addition to the three clearances and the two mandated reporter requirements above.

 

These individuals would include, but is not limited to:

  • CYO Coaches
  • School or PREP volunteers (who volunteer at least once a month)
  • Scout Leaders and helpers
  • Youth Group Leaders and helpers

 

This course only needs to be taken once.

A signed “Acknowledgement of Receipt of the Standards of Behavior” form must be submitted to the Parish Office.

All clearances and trainings must be obtained before working with children. Individuals cannot begin their volunteer position until all required clearances and training certificates are on file with the Parish Office.

 

REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECKS AND CLEARANCES:

 

PA State Police Criminal Record Check

  • This clearance is FREE to all volunteers beginning July 25, 2015.
  • Clearance is good for 5 years.

 

PA State Child Abuse Clearance

 

And one of the following: 

 

  • If you have NOT lived in PA continuously for 10 years or more:
  • Cost is $22.60 and is good for 5 years.

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Safe Environment Information

THE SAFE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM is a comprehensive child safety and child sexual abuse prevention program, which creates a network of prevention and protection for the children entrusted into the Archdiocese’s care. The various components of the program include:

 

Background checks and clearances

Child sexual abuse prevention training

Volunteers who have any possible physical or visual contact with children are required to obtain all three clearances below.

Volunteers who have occasional responsibility and direct contact with children must obtain all three clearances and the two mandated reporter requirements (more info. below).

Volunteers with regular, direct responsibility and contact with children (once a month or more) must obtain all three clearances below, the two mandated reporter requirements and the VIRTUS training (info. below). The VIRTUS class is required by anyone who works directly with the youth of our parish in order to be in compliance with the Archdiocesan Safe Environment procedures. These individuals would include, but are not limited to: CYO Coaches, School or PREP volunteers (who volunteer at least once a month), Scout Leaders and helpers, and Youth Group Leaders and helpers.

ABOUT US

We, the faithful of Saint Philip Neri Catholic Church, in communion with our Holy Father, shepherd of the universal Church, and our Archbishop, shepherd of the Church in Philadelphia, proclaim to everyone the Good News that Jesus Christ is the Light of the world, who offers to all who follow him the light of life.

 

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MASS TIMES

Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM

Sunday: 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM

Daily Mass:

Tuesday - Friday at 8:00 AM (First Fridays Mass is at 9 AM)

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"Saint of a Joyful Heart."

Rectory Address: 1325 Klinerd Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM