Anyone aware of the abuse of a person under the age of eighteen is required by law to report this to the proper state authorities (insert your local Commonwealth Attorney's number here); local law enforcement (insert your police department phone number here); or the Kentucky Child Abuse Hotline (toll-free: 1-877-597- 2331).
To report abuse to the diocese, current or past, by anyone acting in the name of the Church (paid or volunteer), call Louanne Payne, Pastoral Assistance Coordinator (English) on the confidential phone line: 270-852-8380, or Susan Montalvo-Gesser/Miguel Quintanilla, Pastoral Assistance Coordinators (Spanish): 270-880- 8360.
The Diocese of Owensboro's sexual abuse policy is available this parish (in the bookshelf in back of the church), in the parish office, and also on the diocesan website at www.owensborodiocese.org/safe.
If you are working with children (parish and school activities involving the presence of children) or the elderly you must have the safe environment training and background check.
For more information: please call the parish office at 270-554-3810 or go online www.owensborodio.org.