Safe Environment Information

As part of the ongoing effort to heighten awareness and protect children, the Diocese of New Ulm is mandated to have all parishes within the Diocese implement Safe Environment initiatives and curriculum.  Over the past few years, we have been implementing a variety of policies and curriculum to meet the requirements put forth in the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.  (You may view this document at
In order to be in compliance with the diocesan and national standards we are required to do classroom lessons with our children and youth from the Touching Safety curriculum.  The safety lesson 3 & 4 will be offered:

St. Andrew

Grade K-9

Wed Oct 12

St. James

Grade 1-9

Wed Oct 12

St. Joseph

Grade K-4
Grade 5-9

Sun Oct 16
Wed Oct 12

Holy Family Area

Grade 10-11

Sun Oct 16

Opt-Out Form - English - St Andrew

Opt-Out Form - English - St James

Opt-Out Form - English - St Joseph

Touching Safety Program Overview

Teaching Touching Safety Quick Reference


Exclusión /Opt-Out Form - Spanish

Generalidades del Programa Seguridad en el Contacto Físico​

Guía de referencia rápida para la enseñanza de seguridad en el contacto físico


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