Safeguard the Children

The goal of Archdiocese of Los Angeles Office of Safeguard the Children has been to support and provide training and resources for the Safeguard the Children Parish Committees which are the foundation of our efforts to protect children and young people from child sexual abuse.


St. Jude the Apostle Church will be hosting VIRTUS classes via Zoom. Please click the date you wish to attend to sign up. Participants must arrive on time in order to be admitted to the session.  All Participants in Protecting God’s Children and Keeping the Promise Alive must be 18 or older – no minors, even with parents. If you have any questions or are unsure if you need to attend please email [email protected] 

Protecting God’s Children  TBA

 Keeping the Promise Alive Re-Certification Only  |  Faith Formation Office  |  Only for people whose certificate is expiring or has expired in the last 30 days  TBA

​To view a list of VIRTUS classes please use this link.  Select Los Angeles - Santa Barbara Region for classes in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.


Fingerprinting Schedule & Locations

Follow the link for updated monthly schedules offering dates, hours, and addresses of fingerprinting locations in all five pastoral regions in our archdiocese.  Phone numbers are included with each site to schedule an appointment for fingerprinting. No walk-ins are allowed. Appointments are required.