Code of Ethics
Church personnel will exhibit the highest Christian ethical standards and personal integrity.
Church personnel will conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with the discipline and teachings of the Catholic Church.
Church personnel shall promote a professional work environment that is free from sexual misconduct.
Church personnel will not take unfair, personal advantage of a pastoral guidance relationship for the benefit of themselves.
Church personnel will not sexually abuse anyone, especially a minor or vulnerable adult.
Church personnel will share concerns about suspicious or inappropriate behavior with minors with their pastor, with other parish leaders as appropriate, the Victim Assistance Coordinator, or with the Bishop.
Church personnel will report any suspected abuse or neglect of a minor to the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
Church personnel will accept responsibility to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse.