Safe Environment Program

All Clergy and parish, school and diocesan personnel and volunteers who minister, work or serve in a capacity involving contact with children under age eighteen (18) must complete the prevention and education programs mandated by the Diocese.  These programs seek to assist parents in educating and protecting their children and to assist parishes, parish schools and diocesan institutions in cooperating with parents in developing and maintaining safe and secure environments' (Article 3.1).

As part of the mandated prevention and education programs, all clergy ministering in the diocese and all parish and diocesan personnel and volunteers must complete the background checks mandated by the diocese (Article 3.4)

Louann McGlynn - Diocese of Crookston Victim Assistance Coordinator 218-281-7895 (Safe and Confidential line) e-mail

Jim Clauson - Diocese of Crookston Safe Environment Coordinator 1200 Memorial Drive, Crookston, MN  56716 - 218-281-4533 extension 423


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