Safe Environment

events

As a parish of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, St. Joseph Parish of Downingtown strictly adheres to the tenants of the Safe Environment Program.

The mission of this Program is to oversee the training of and background checks for all Archdiocesan clergy, employees, and volunteers who have regular contact with children.

It also disseminates the Archdiocesan Standards of Behavior for individuals working with children and young people, provides safe environment training for adults, and trains parish and school staff to monitor compliance with Archdiocesan policies and the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People as well as compliance with mandatory reporting laws.

For more information on the Safe Environment Program, please review the information presented by the Office for Child and Youth Protection.

If you plan to volunteer, please review all required forms and clearances.



Events
  • May29

    Memorial Day

    We will offer one daily mass at 8 AM.  At 9 AM there will be a service at the Saint Joseph Cemetery.  The Parish Office...
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  • Jun3

    Safe Environment

    9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Parish Meeting Center. For all adults who volunteer with or are around the parish children. Sign up at...
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  • Jun4

    Parish Registration

    Parish Registration will take place at 10 a.m. in the St. John Neumann Room in the in Church.
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  • Jun18

    Corpus Christi Procession

    The Corpus Christi Procession will take place Sunday, June 18, immediately following the 12 Noon Mass. The Eucharistic procession will begin at church and end...
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