This weekend we celebrate Safeguarding Sunday where we remind our communities and parish personnel that inclusion and protection of children and vulnerable people is at the heart of the Christian message. Safeguarding in our parish could not happen without the commitment and work of those who take on responsibilities for children’s activities and create opportunities for children to minister in our parishes and we take this opportunity to thank them. We also remember those who have experienced abuse in our Diocese and remind people of the Towards Healing free and confidential counselling service who provide a range of counselling services. And Towards Peace who provide spiritual support, where people who have been affected by abuse in a Church context can be accompanied as they seek their own experience of spiritual peace, step by step. The diocesan Safeguarding Committee has produced a Newsletter available at the back of the church or on our diocesan website www.ossory.ie.
Published on November 18, 2022