The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta  

Promise To Protect; To HealSafe Environment Materials for Clergy

The Archdiocese of Atlanta created a Safe Environment program for priests, deacons, brothers, and religious. This program not only includes the materials specifically created for clergy, but also includes the materials provided in all of the other Safe Environment programs in the Archdiocese.

In order to complete your Safe Environment Clearance, please make sure to complete all the following items:

  1. Read all Safe Environment policies
     pdf Consolidated Clergy Safe Environment Documentation
  2. Watch the You Matter video for adults
  3. Complete and sign the pdf Sterling Background Consent Form
  • Please make sure to let the Office of Priest Personnel know if you have resided outside the United States in the last five years.
  1. Complete and sign the pdf Safe Environment Clergy Acknowledgement of Receipt and Compliance form 
  2. Send via email, mail or fax, the Sterling Background Consent form and the Safe Environment Acknowledgement of Receipt and Compliance form to the applicable contact person in the Chancery. 

    · Seminarians - Sally Scardasis - sscardasis@archatl.com
    · Deacons - Linda Smith - lsmith@archatl.com
    · Religious Sisters - Kirial de Rozas Miles - KDeRozas-Miles@archatl.com