The Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People requires parishes and schools to provide formation to children in the areas of safety and the integrity of their person.  The Diocese of Rockford is pleased to present these programs for the children and youth of our Diocese: 

  • Diocesan Child Safety & Integrity Program Overview  ,  click here

  • Preschool and Kindergarten . Keeping Myself Safeclick here
  • Grades 1-4 . Formation in Christian Chastity and Safe Environment  .  click here
  • Grades 5-8 . Formation in Christian Chastity and Safe Environment  .  click here
  • Grades 9-12 . Circles of Care  .  click here
'Opt-Out' Letter

You have the right to choose if your child participates in this instruction.  We encourage you to read the materials linked above so you will be aware of the nature of the instruction.  If you have questions please contact your child’s Religion teacher.

If you determine that you do not want your child/children to participate, please download, print and complete the ‘opt-out’ respective form on the pages listed above by the time specified in the communications you received on this program.