Resources & Links

Office of Child and Youth Protection (OCYP)  http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/Charter-for-the-Protection-of-Children-and-Young-People-revised-2011.pdf

 

The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is committed to combatting sexual abuse in the Church.  If you are a victim of sexual abuse, or if you observe or suspect sexual abuse:  

1. Call the Missouri Child Abuse Hotline at 1.800.392.3738 (if the victim is currently under the age of 18), and

2.  Contact your local law enforcement agency or call 911, and

3.  After reporting to these civil and law enforcement authorities, report suspected sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult to the Diocesan Ombudsman, Jenifer Valenti, at 816.812.2500 or JeniferValenti@att.net, if the abuse involves a priest, deacon, employee or volunteer of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

 The Diocese has a sincere commitment to providing care and healing resources to victims of sexual abuse and their families.  Please contact the Victim Advocate, Kathleen Chastain at 816.392.0011 or victimadvocate@diocesekcsj.org for more information. 




Catechism of the Catholic Church        http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/_INDEX.HTM

The Holy See – Vatican Website        http://www.vatican.va/phome_en.htm

 Vatican Library        http://www.vaticanlibrary.va/home.php?ling=eng&res=1366x768

Documents of the Second Vatican Council        http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/index.htm

Code of Canon Law        http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG1104/_INDEX.HTM

The Catholic Encyclopedia (New Advent)         http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/index.html

USCCB – New American Bible, Revised Edition – Daily Readings        http://www.usccb.org/nab/

Missouri Catholic Conference       http://www.mocatholic.org/ 

USCCB –       http://www.usccb.org

New Advent        http://www.newadvent.org/

Catholic Answers        http://www.catholic.com/

American Catholic        http://www.americancatholic.org/

Creighton University – Online Ministries
    (Daily Reflections, Weekly Guide to Daily prayer)      

              http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html

Diocese of Kansas City/St Joseph          http://www.diocese-kcsj.org/   

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