Child Protection Information

Background Checks and Virtus

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington, the Parish and school are committed to providing a safe environment to all children entrusted to their care. The Office of Child Protection performs background checks and safe environment training for adults and youth in accordance with the requirements of the USCCB Charter on the Protection of Children. The Office of Child Protection requires that all individuals be compliant before beginning a volunteer position within the Diocese.

There are two parts in the process of becoming compliant with the Diocese: All volunteer will need to complete and submit a background check application online in addition to attending a 4 hour VIRTUS – Protecting God's Children® for Adults training session. All volunteers must attend a VIRTUS training session within 45 days of submitting a background check application.

For additional information and instruction regarding the compliance and application process, please contact Zoraida Conde, Parish-School Liaison at 703-451-8576 Ext. 142, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Register for an upcoming VIRTUS – Protecting God's Children® for Adults click here.

More information is available at the Diocese of Arlington Child Protection website.

Office of Child Protection and Victim Assistance

Diocese of Arlington Office of Child Protection and Victim Assitance website

Last modified on Monday, 08 November 2021 09:28