Protecting God’s Children

All volunteers at St. Margaret of Scotland are to remain in compliance with the Archdiocese of St. Louis Safe Environment Program.

All adult employees and volunteers at St. Margaret of Scotland who work with or near minors and/or vulnerable adults are to comply with the following policy requirements through the Archdiocese of St. Louis Safe Environment Program:

  • Attend a Protecting God’s Children live workshop and complete online updates every three years
  • Understand and sign the Archdiocese’s Code of Ethical Conduct for Clergy, Employees, and Volunteers Working in Ministry
  • Complete a national criminal record check and agree to regular updates

Please visit the Protect and Prevent STL website to register and find the schedule for attending a live workshop. Enter the passcode stlprotect when prompted. Instructions for user registration are also below.

Important note: all volunteers must register and complete any additional online training even if they have completed a Protecting God’s Children workshop in the past.

Enter the passcode stlprotect when prompted at registration.


If you have questions regarding St. Margaret of Scotland’s Safe Environment Program, please contact Carmela Garza at or 314-776-0363.

Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting civil authorities, are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance. Reports of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to:

Sandra Price, Executive Director
Office of Child & Youth Protection

Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline:

Missouri Department of Heath & Senior Services
Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline:


Adult Formation

Adult Formation

Adult Faith Formation, the continuing growth and development of a relationship with God, is as basic and essential to realizing one's human potential as anything.
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Youth Formation

Youth Formation

St. Margaret of Scotland offers opportunities for children and young people to engage with the Word of God and interact with each other via Youth Ministry and Children’s Liturgy of the Word.
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The South City Deanery Parish School of Religion (PSR) provides Catholic catechesis and sacramental preparation for children pre-kindergarten through high school who do not attend a full-time Catholic school.
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