PA Child Protective Services Law (CPSL)


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT checklist for your records  (Click here for a PDF download of checklist: Clearance Requirements Checklist  )

 Thank you for volunteering at St. Agnes Parish.  Your cooperation enables our parish to continue to serve the needs of our people and the community.  The Diocese of Greensburg recently updated its clearance requirements to protect children after several new laws were enacted in the Commonwealth in 2014.  All volunteers must complete the following clearance requirements:  (Click on each item to learn more.)

                  VIRTUS (Protecting God’s Children)

                  Diocese of Greensburg Code of Pastoral Conduct     (sign and turn in last page)

____       PA State Police Criminal History Report

                  PA Child Abuse History Clearance  

                  Volunteer Affidavit Option Or FBI Criminal History Report (Fingerprinting) 

                  Mandated and Permissive Reporting Training Course

Please turn in each certificate and/or clearance result to the St. Agnes office as you obtain it.  If you have any questions, if you need to set up a time to use a computer at St. Agnes or would like more personalized instructions, please contact Kim Pirger, St. Agnes CPSL Compliance Coordinator, at 724‑863-2626 or kpirger@dioceseofgreensburg.org.  Once again, thank you for your efforts at ensuring our children’s safety.

The Commonwealth continues to tweak the CPSL laws.  Click on this link to read more about the recent changes:   CPSL Changes Memo Diocese of Greensburg