VIRTUS: Protecting God's Children sessions are scheduled at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church regularly throughout the year. This training, along with a completed background check, is required by all volunteers who work with children, youth and vulnerable adults, in accordance with Archdiocesan guidelines for the Protection of Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI).

  • 10:30am-1:30pm, Sunday, June 1st @ St. Patrick's, Inver Grove Heights

  • 6:00-9:00pm, Tuesday, June 3rd @ St. Patrick's, Oak Grove

  • 6:30-9:30pm, Wednesday, June 4th @ St. Paul's, Ham Lake

  • 6:30-9:30pm, Thursday, June 5th @ All Saints, Lakeville

  • 8:30-11:30am, Saturday, June 7th @ St. Ambrose, Woodbury

  • 9am-Noon, Saturday, June 7th @ Guardian Angels, Oakdale

  • 6:30-9:30pm, Tuesday, June 10th @ Epiphany, Coon Rapids

  • 6:30-9:30pm, Tuesday, June 10th @ Our Lady of Peace, Minneapolis

  • 6:30-9:30pm, Tuesday, June 10th @ All Saints, Lakeville

  • 6:30-9:30pm, Tuesday, June 10th @ St. Pius V, Cannon Falls

  • 6:00-9:00pm, Tuesday, August 26th @ Carondelet Catholic School, Minneapolis

  • 6:00-9:00pm, Wednesday, September 3rd @ Academy of Holy Angels, Richfield

  • 6:00-9:00pm, Wednesday, September 10th @ Immaculate Conception, Watertown

  • 9:00am-Noon, Saturday, September 20th @ Carondelet Catholic School, Minneapolis

  • 6:00-9:00pm, Tuesday, September 23rd @ St. Michael's, Stillwater

  • 6:00-9:00pm, Monday, October 20th @ St. Michael's Stillwater

Teens who are between the ages of 16 and 18 years old are encouraged to attend VIRTUS with a parent or with parental permission.

To register for a VIRTUS session at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, or at another church in the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, go to:

For more information, contact

Andi Little