Virtus - Protecting God's Children


The Archdiocese of Kansas City is sponsoring community Education Awareness Sessions for the adult members of our parish.  Protecting God's Children is intended to raise awareness of child sexual abuse. All adults who interact with children are required to attend. People who attend will come away with practical information about the warning signs of abuse, ways to prevent abuse, strategies for handling suspicions, and ways to respond.

How to report Sexual Abuse

Who is required to attend a session?

Priests, principals, teachers, administrators, all employees of the Archdiocese and volunteers who interact with children, religious education coordinators and volunteers, day care employees and volunteers, all coaches, youth ministers, library assistants, scout leaders, art image, cafeteria and playground volunteers, field trip drivers and chaperones, etc.

Current Sessions: 

Monday, April 3, 6—9 pm in Rossiter Hall (basement of Mater Dei Assumption Church, 8th & Jackson, directly north of the state capitol). 

Please register online.

1. Go to
2. On the left side of the page, click on the yellow link labeled “REGISTRATION”
3. Choose the name of your organization from the pull-down menu by clicking the downward arrow and
highlighting your organization. (Ours is Kansas City, KS Archdiocese) Once your organization is selected, click “Select.”
4. Create a user ID and a password you can easily remember. This is necessary for all participants. This establishes your account within your Diocese and the VIRTUS program. If your preferred user ID is already taken, please choose another ID. We recommend the use of E-mail addresses as user names. Click continue to proceed.