Protecting God’s Children


Diocesan Abuse Prevention Effort

Hotline for Victims of Sexual Abuse 1-888-808-1235

Resurrection parish, under the direction of the Diocese of Pittsburgh asks adults of the Church who interact with children to become aware of how to protect them. The PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN sessions for adults instructs on awareness and vigilance of child abuse. These awareness sessions will help adults understand the signs of child sexual abuse, the methods and means by which the offender commits abuse and five empowerment steps one can do to prevent child sexual abuse.

Outreach Effort for the Protection of Children and Young People

Diocese of Pittsburgh Application for Employees & Volunteers

The Diocese of Pittsburgh appreciates your willingness to share your faith, your gifts, your talents, your abilities and your time for the good of the Church and the spread of the Gospel of Christ. At the same time, the Diocese of Pittsburgh is committed to assuring that children and young people are protected by maintaining a safe environment. One of the ways that this safe environment is created and maintained is by employing adequate screening of all those who have regular contact with children under the auspices of the Church. Your cooperation in taking the time to complete this application is a testament to your own commitment to safeguarding our children.

The Diocese of Pittsburgh is committed to the prevention of abuse of children and young people and has a strong public record of responding to accusations of clergy sexual misconduct and has had published policies in place since 1993.

Click Here to go to the Diocesan Abuse Prevention Effort webpage you will be able to complete the application process online

If you would prefer to download and print out the needed forms to complete by hand please click on the following links and print.

Complete Volunteer Packet


Individual Forms from Complete Volunteer Packet:

Database Letter to All Filers

Database Instruction Sheet


DPW Child Abuse Clearance

State Police Background Clearance

Pastoral Code of Conduct

Reporting of Child Abuse Brochure


Please contact the Parish Office at 412-563-4400 if you have any additional questions.