Protecting God's Children

VIRTUS: Protecting Children in the Diocese of Green Bay

What is Virtus?

VIRTUS is an education program utilized by the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay to help raise awareness and prevent sexual abuse in our Church and society. VIRTUS training is required of all parish employees and every volunteer who interacts with our youth in our school and through various parish ministries. For more information about VIRTUS, please visit

A Safe Environment

Each person has an inherent dignity as a beloved child of God. The Diocese of Green Bay is committed to providing a safe environment in our parishes, in our schools, in our Faith Formation programs, and in all of our ministries, especially those that serve children, youth and individuals at risk. If you want to learn more about the programs and resources available through the Diocese of Green Bay to live out this commitment, please click on the following link: