Be empowered with the VIRTUS Online training

The Archdiocese of Agaña Safe Environment Office is reminding all clergy, current employees, and volunteers to complete your VIRTUS Online training by Feb. 28, 2018.

Safe Environment guidelines: overnights stays with children

By the Safe Environment Office For the Umatuna Si Yu’os Reference: AOA Safe Environment Program Article VI-5 (https://aganaarch.org/safe-environment-br-policies) Approval Process Complete & submit a “Request for Approval:...

Safe Environment and Mandatory Reporting: ‘Am I obligated to report?’

If a person is a clergy, an employee, or a volunteer in the Archdiocese of Agaña and he or she suspects or knows of a child who was sexually abused in the parish or Catholic school or one of their sponsored events, what must that person do?

Compliance protects our children, our Church and ourselves

By Paul Fisher, Chancellor, Safe Environment Office For the Umatuna Si Yu’os “I’m just a volunteer; why are they making me complete all this safe environment bureaucratic...

Parents have a right to ask the Church ‘What are you doing to keep...

While the Church asks parents to send their children to participate in Church events such as Catholic school, CCD, youth activities, field trips, overnight retreats, etc., parents have a right to ask the Church “What are you doing to keep my child safe?”

Safe Environment Training: ‘To empower members of the Church to spot risky situations’

Under the Safe Environment Program, the Archdiocese of Agaña has recently introduced a training program to enable members of the faith community to spot risky situations which could lead to, or indicate, possible sexual abuse and to empower them to report suspected or alleged cases of abuse.

New Safe Environment Program first implemented at Mongmong retreat

The Nuestra Señora de las Aguas Catholic Church in Mongmong held the first youth camp under the implementation of the Archdiocese of Agaña (AOA) Safe Environment Program. The retreat was held at the Mongmong retreat center from Thursday, Nov. 9 to Saturday, Nov. 11.

Packed attendance for Safe Environment Training

More than 60 people from different parishes and religious organizations in the Archdiocese of Agaña attended the Safe Environment Training at the Chancery Office in the St. John Paul the Great Center for Evangelization on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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