Protection of Children News & Events

SAFE ENVIRONMENT NEWS – Spring 2017   SE Flyer, Spring 2017     Safe Environment Spring 2016 workshops a success Safe Environment Coordinator Cynthia Corbett has issued an update regarding the success of the Office for Protection of Children’s recent round of Safe … Continue reading

Office of Religious Education

St. Simeon the New Theologian states, “We who have been divinized by grace and by adoption in baptism, are also to be divinized in awareness and knowledge.” The realization of the magnitude of our calling to divinization may be brought … Continue reading

Victims’ Assistance

Anyone who has been abused or knows of an incident of sexual abuse by members of the clergy, religious or lay staff of the Church is encouraged to report the abuse to the proper authorities. Victims and their families are … Continue reading

Safe Environment Program

Safe Environment Policies of the Archeparchy: Prior to active employment or participation in parish/archeparchial activities, all employees and volunteers must complete the following: Criminal background clearance Child abuse history certification Accept the Code of Ethics and Conduct Safe Environment Training … Continue reading

Coordinator of the Audit

The Archeparchy of Pittsburgh undergoes an audit every year to determine its compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. Conducted by outside auditors under the supervision of an independent National Review Board established by the … Continue reading

Catechist Day of Prayer 2015

Theme:  “SEVEN TIMES A DAY I PRAISE YOU” Sponsored by the Office of Religious Education, event date is Saturday, March 14 at the Byzantine Catholic Seminary – 3605 Perrysville Ave.Pittsburgh, PA 15214 Presenter is Father Christiaan Kappes, professor of Patristics … Continue reading

ORE Training for Deacons and Facilitators Adult Faith Formation

Saturday, Jan. 17  – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
“Welcome to the Feast: The Story of the Eucharist in Scripture”
 

In preparation for the 2015 Great Fast, which begins Feb. 16, the Office of Religious Education (ORE) is offering a training session for Deacons and Facilitators of Adult Faith Formation on Saturday January 17, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary, 3605 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15214. Those who previously have taught Adult Faith Formation in parishes as well as anyone invited by their pastors are welcome to attend.

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Byzantine Divine Liturgy at Prayer Vigil for Life 2015

Thurs. Jan. 22 at Byzantine Catholic Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC

The March for Life in Washington, D.C. is the East Coast pro-life event of the year, as several hundred thousand people attend the annual Pro-Life Rally sponsored by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC).  The March for Life is held annually on January 22, the anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court which legalized and protected abortion.

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