Protecting God’s Children

Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Fate

St. Joseph Parish and School follow the Archdiocese of St. Louis Safe Environment Program
(Protecting God’s Children) for all volunteers.  Volunteers are required to attend a Protecting God’s Children Workshop
and submit required paperwork to the parish office.

Before signing up for a workshop, you will need to register and set up an account on Virtus Online.

Don’t have an account? Select the button below to create one.

I NEED a Virtus Online Account

Virtus Online Registration


You have a Virtus account and are ready to sign up for a Protections God’s Workshop.
Then follow the steps below. * Note: Workshops are held at numerous parishes. Look for your preferred workshop date and parish.

  • Sign-In (select Button below or this link)
  • Click on “Live Training” (left sidebar area)
  • Click on “Pre-Register for an upcoming live training session in your area”
  • Select your preferred Workshop (click the radial button to the left of the workshop title)
  • Confirm your choice (select “Okay”)
I HAVE a Virtus Online Account and want to Pre-Register for a Workshop

Protecting God’s Children Paperwork

Minor Code of Conduct

Code of Ethical Conduct 2014 Current

PGC Follow up information

AmericanChecked 2017 (anyone living out of MO in the last five years)

Worker Registration Form

Virtus Online Registration – Read & Download Detailed Instructions


If you have any questions please contact Marie Turner in the parish office 636-441-0055 ext 134
or mturner@stjoecot.org


Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting local police,
are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance.
Reports of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to:

Sandra Price, Executive Director
Office of Child & Youth Protection
314-792-7271
sandraprice@archstl.org

Missouri Department of Social Services
Children’s Division Hotline Reporting Number:
1-800-392-3738

St. Louis Archdiocese Reporting Abuse Information