Safe Environment Program

"Certainly children are a gift from the LORD..."
--Psalm 127:3

All volunteers and employees who work with children at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Parish must be in full compliance with the Safe Environment Program. This includes:

These requirements are mandated by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops and are followed by every diocese in the country.  The policies are the Church’s attempt to ensure the suitability of all adults who work or volunteer around your children.

BRING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD TO THE WORKSHOP:  If you do not have a copy, please obtain one from the Social Security Office.

For a complete schedule of Protecting God’s Children workshops, click here  Archdiocese of St. Louis website

If you have taken these steps at another Parish in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, please contact Sue Baumgartner. Use the Authorization to Transfer Information Form to request a transfer of your documents to St. Catherine Laboure Parish.


Missouri Department of Social Services
Children's Division Child Abuse and Neglect
Hotline Number

For additional information related to reporting incidents of suspected abuse, please refer to the Archiocese's Policy, Procedures and Guildelines on Child Abuse and Neglect Reports or contact:
Office of Child and Youth Protection (314) 792-7704


Sue Baumgartner
314-843-3245 Ext 219