Protecting God’s Children for Adults
(Adult & Volunteer Awareness Session Schedule)


Listed below are the Protecting God’s Children for Adults & Volunteers Awareness Sessions that have been scheduled.  If you are in need of scheduling a session in your school or parish, call Marti Tomasi at 906-227-9155 or e-mail at

VICARIATE Registration: Date of Session Time of Session Facilitator
Holy Name of Mary Vicariate        
Nothing Scheduled at This Time.        
Most Holy Name of Jesus Vicariate        
Sacred Heart of Jesus School - L'Anse Pre-Register at Thurs, Sept 20, 2018 6:30-9:30 p.m. ET Christy Miron
St. Ignatius Loyola Church – Houghton Pre-Register at Thurs, Nov 8, 2018 6:30-9:30 p.m. ET Annette Butina
St. John Neumann Vicariate        
St. John Paul II - Menominee Pre-Register at Thurs, Sept 6, 2018 6:00-9:00 p.m. CT Deb Chaltry
Precious Blood - Stephenson Pre-Register at Tues, Nov 6, 2018 6:00-8:00 p.m. CT Deb Chaltry
St. Joseph & St. Patrick Vicariate        
Holy Name Catholic School - Escanaba Pre-Register at Tues, Sept 11, 2018 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. ET Mickey Trottier
Holy Name Catholic School - Escanaba Pre-Register at Wed, Oct 3, 2018 6:15 - 9:15 p.m. ET Mickey Trottier
St. Mary Norway Vicariate        
Holy Spirit School - Norway Pre-Register at Thurs, Sept 27, 2018 6:30-9:30 p.m. CT MaryBeth Casanova
Bishop Baraga Catholic School, Iron Mtn. Pre-Register at Thurs, Nov 8, 2018 6:30-9:30 p.m. CT MaryBeth Casanova
St. Mary Rockland Vicariate        
All Saints Catholic Academy – Ironwood Pre-Register at Mon, Sept 10, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm CT Alison Schlag
Holy Family Parish – Ontonagon Pre-Register at Mon, Nov 5, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm ET Christy Miron
St. Peter Cathedral Vicariate        
St. Louis the King - Harvey Pre-Register at Tues, Sept 11, 2018 6:00-9:00 p.m. ET Melissa Pillifant
Fr. Mqt. School, Marquette Pre-Register at Tues, Oct 9, 2018 6:00-9:00 p.m. ET Melissa Pillifant


Registration Instructions for Protecting God’s Children Classroom Training Sessions:
  1. In your browser, go to VIRTUS.ORG
  2. First Time Registrant
  3. --> List of Sessions
  4. Marquette, MI (Diocese)
  5. Select [Start Registration]
  6. Create a USER ID and PASSWORD (please write these down, you will need them in the future).
  7. Complete the information requested. Please provide an e-mail. Our Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator will need to contact you with further instructions.
  8. Select the parish or school where you will be volunteering or working
  9. Select your role:  Volunteer or Employee (parish/parochial)
  10. Write in your title:  “Volunteer” or Job Title, if employed
  11. Answer the 3 questions on the following page
  12. Answer NO to “Have you already attended a VIRTUS PGC Session”
  13. Select the session you wish to attend and confirm it.
Thank you – you are now registered for the class. Once the Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator receives confirmation that you attended the class, you will be given instructions for the criminal background check. The Protecting God’s Children Safe Environment training and the Criminal Background check are required prior to employment or volunteering in the Diocese of Marquette
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Martha Tomasi – Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator: or (906) 227-9155





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