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Responsible Ministry & Safe Environment

As a local faith community of the Catholic Church, the Diocese of Victoria upholds and promotes the values expressed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and in the teachings and laws of the Catholic Church. This means, among other things, that the Diocese takes a stance of deep respect for the dignity of all persons and commits itself to the well-being of all persons.

The dignity of all are respected within the parishes and schools of the Diocese of Victoria. This encompasses its programs and facilities, those we serve, particularly the young and the vulnerable as well as those who serve; clergy, religious, employees and volunteers in general. The Diocese, upholds the fundamental good of all that God has created, yet it recognizes the reality that within our humanity there is always the possibility of misconduct towards others. These policies are meant to assist the Church in responding with charity and justice.

Letter from the Bishop: RMSE Protocols

Click on button below for more information as well as how to report abuse to an independent agency.

RMSE Policy & Forms

To download the following documents, please click on the relevant link below:

RMSE Policy Manual – Part I

RMSE Sexual Abuse Protocol – Part II

RMSE Bullying & Harassment Protocol – Part III

RMSE Volunteer Ministry Positions – Part IV

To download the following RMSE forms, please click on the relevant link below:

Volunteer Application (Fillable)

Covenant of Care Agreement

Incident Report (Fillable)

RMSE Brochure