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How do I register?

Visit and choose the Yakima Diocese to register for a class at Christ the King Church. You may take the Virtus class at any church, St. Patrick's in Pasco may be found through searching the Spokane Diocese. Please be sure to submit your certificate to the office if you take the class at another parish.

What is VIRTUS?

VIRTUS is the brand name that identifies best practices programs designed to help prevent wrongdoing and promote rightdoing within religious organizations. The VIRTUS programs empower organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the Church. Visit to learn more.

Why do I need VIRTUS training?

In order to assist in an ongoing basis in any capacity that involves direct contact with students (e.g., classroom volunteer, coach, field trip volunteer, driving to an event or activity, etc.), volunteers must meet the following requirements:
  • Become a registered volunteer with and pass a volunteer background check.
  • Attend a free three-hour Safe Environment training program, “Protecting God’s Children for Adults,” that is held in locations throughout the Yakima Archdiocese. Register online at; send a copy of your certificate of completion to the school office.
  • Complete all Virtus training bulletin reports.
All forms are available from the school office.
For questions about volunteer requirements, refer to the Volunteer Policy section.