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Certificates and Requirements

Background Certificates and Youth Protection Requirements

The following must obtain background certificates per State and Diocesan Youth Protection Program requirements: Priests, Deacons, Deacon Candidates, Seminarians, Those in Consecrated Life, Adult Employees, Minor Employees (ages 14-17), Adult Volunteers who have care, supervision, guidance or control and have routine interaction with children and Vendors who provide care, supervision, guidance or control or have routine interaction with children.

For more details on how to obtain background certificate application and complete other youth protection requirements, please select from the following roles which best describes your function in the Diocese: If you are an employee in the diocese and also volunteer with youth in the diocese, please select the role which is associated with your employment function.

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