THE DIOCESAN MISSION STATEMENT Aims To raise the level of awareness about safeguarding children issues; To ensure to the best of our ability that all children in our care are safe and secure; To build confidence in our initiative as laid down in our policy statement; To implement proper codes of behaviour and procedures in […]
DIOCESE OF CLOGHER CHILD PROTECTION POLICY The contents of this policy are based on: 1989 UN Convention on Rights of Child 1991 Child Care Act ROI 1995 The Children Order NI 1998 Protection for Persons Reporting Child Abuse ROI 1999 Children First ROI 2003 Co-operating to Safeguard Children NI 2005 Ferns Report ROI […]
SAFEGUARDING – PERSONNEL AND CONTACTS 1. Diocese of Clogher Safeguarding Children Committee The role of this committee is focused on creating, maintaining and monitoring a safe environment for children in all aspects of church life and activity and on advising on human resources required for implementing best Safeguarding practice across services. It has responsibility for: […]
If you have a concern in relation to the safeguarding to the safeguarding of children or vulnerable adults, contact any of the following: Diocesan Designated Persons Mr Brendan Kelly – 042-9741383 Anne Molloy – 028 68621158 An Garda Síochana (ROI) Sexual Crime Management Unit, National Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Harcourt Square, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. […]
SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN – COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT SERVICES A new Counselling and Support Service for Survivors of Clerical and Religious abuse called “Towards Healing” has commenced providing services. This new service replaces Faoiseamh Counselling service which has been in operation since 1997 and which provided face to face counselling to nearly 4,000 persons during that time […]
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Fifth Sunday of the Year 5 February 2012 Homily My dear friends, In today’s First Reading we meet Job. The Book of Job tells us he had a loving wife, seven sons and three daughters. He also had the largest estate in the kingdom. We are told he lived an upright and blameless life, […]
Fourth Sunday of the Year 29 January 2012 Homily My dear friends, We are told in today’s Gospel reading that as soon as the Sabbath came Jesus went to the synagogue and began to teach there. InGalileeat that time every town and village had a synagogue. It was a place for prayer, worship and instruction […]