Protecting God’s Children

Criminal Background Check Info

All of the below are accessed from the Archdiocese website under Protecting God’s Children and then click on Office for the Protection of Children & Youth.

Scroll down and on the left hand side you will see Quick Links to Compliance and then you can click on those links to get to the listed below requirements.

Archdiocese Website

Virtus Training

After taking the Virtus Training class, you must stay current with Virtus online.  There is a monthly lesson to read and one question at the end of the lesson to answer.  The questions are very easy and the System will let you know, immediately, whether you have answered it correctly.

Background Check Authorization

Code of Conduct

Mandated Reporting

If you have any concerns or questions please contact Judy Kaplan here at St. Paul of the Cross at 847-692-6024, or email here at