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Safeguarding Children Policy

National Board for Safeguarding Guidance

Garda Vetting Policy

Garda Vetting Guidance Sep. 2017

NVB1 Vetting Form for Parish

NVB1 Vetting Form for Schools

Note: The Diocese has created specific download resources for Safeguarding Children. You are welcome to use these in your Parish. The Diocese takes its guidance from the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland at

We have personalised the resources to suit the needs of the Diocese / Parishes. The forms will be updated every two years, unless any new legislative changes require earlier updates.

Attendance Registers

Attendance Register for Large Groups Form 13

???Attendance Register for Sacristy???

Use of Church Property

???Booking Form for Hire of Church Property for Private Functions Form 15???

???Form for Use of Church Property by External Groups Form 16???

Audit 2019

Parish Audit 2019

Related Resources

Pope Benedict’s Letter to Irish Catholics
Pope Benedict’s Pastoral Letter & Cardinal Sean Brady’s welcome address (2010)

???Safeguarding Children???
Safeguarding Children – Standards and Guidance Document for the Catholic Church in Ireland (2009)

???Irish Bishops’ Pastoral Letter for Lent 2005: “A Time for Healing”???
Deals with the Church’s response to Child Sexual Abuse.

???Child Sexual Abuse: Framework for a Church Response – Report Of The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Advisory Committee On Child Sexual Abuse By Priests And Religious Published in 1996 by Veritas Publications.???