August 12, 2005

Archdiocese to hold VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children programs in August and September

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is holding VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children workshops in parishes.

VIRTUS is an education and awareness program that the archdiocese has implemented for employees and volunteers who work with young people to teach them more about child sexual abuse and how to help prevent it.

Employees and volunteers should register in advance for the programs online at and let their parish know if they are attending. They also should check to make sure the time and date of their parish program has not changed.

Programs scheduled for August and September will be held at:

The Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center in Indianapolis on Aug. 24 at 5:30 p.m. and Sept. 7 at 1:30 p.m.

Holy Spirit Parish in Indianapolis on Aug. 27 at 9 a.m.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Indianapolis on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m., Aug. 27 at 8 a.m. and Aug. 30 at 6 p.m.

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish in Indianapolis on Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis on Aug. 16 at 1 p.m.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Indianapolis on Aug. 11 at 2 p.m.

St. Louis Parish in Batesville on Aug. 27 at 9 a.m.

St. Paul Catholic Center in Bloomington on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Fortville on Sept. 10 at 12:30 p.m.

St. Augustine Parish in Jeffersonville on Aug. 11 at noon.

Holy Family Parish in New Albany on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Shelby County on Aug. 17 at 6 p.m.

St. Benedict Parish in Terre Haute on Aug. 28 at 6 p.m.

Roncalli High School in Indianapolis on Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. †


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