Volunteer Compliance Process

All adult volunteers (persons 18 years old and older) must successfully complete the Child Protection Policy compliance process.

To do this the adult volunteer must:

  1. Create an account on VIRTUS.org and register for a Child Protection Training workshop.  


  2. Attend a Child Protection Training Workshop - submit the originals of the Attendance Certificate from the workshop and the signed
    Acknowledgement Page from the back of the Child Protection Policy to the coordinator.  Keep copies for your records. 

  3. Complete ADW Criminal Background Investigation - Fingerprinting Required (see list of ADW - approved locations on ADW Child Protection Page at ADW.ORG)
  4. Schedule appointment with Catherine Tomsheck to submit documents and complete application.

Visit the Archdiocese of Washington Youth page for additional information.

For further assistance contact either Compliance Coordinator- Catherine Tomsheck.  School volunteers may contact Catherine, during the school year at

The Parish Compliance Coordinator is Jeanmarie Keeney available year round at the Parish Rectory:

  • phone: 301-530-1550