Protecting God’s Children
Providing a safe environment for children is a top priority at St. Peter’s. Every adult (age 18+) who works on our campus or volunteers with our students is required to complete a background check as well as a workshop called “Virtus Protecting God’s Children for Adults.” This is mandated for adults who are in contact with children, either at school events and activities or through any school-sponsored event or activity.
Learn more about the mandated training for adults in contact with children here.
Visit the diocesan website, Office of Children and Youth Protection, for more information about our commitment to protect children and young people from sexual abuse.
Reporting Suspected Abuse
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:
- Call the Missouri Child Abuse Hotline at 1 (800) 392-3738 (if the victim is currently under the age of 18), and
- Contact your local law enforcement agency or call 911, and
- After reporting to these civil and law enforcement authorities, report suspected sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult to the Diocesan Ombudsman, Joe Crayon, at (816) 812-2500 or email@example.com 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 at 816.392.0011 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
St. Peter's School
Kansas City, MO 64131
School Phone: (816) 523-4899
School Fax: (816) 523-1248
Parish Office: (816) 363-2320