Thank you for your interest in serving as a volunteer at St. Francis de Sales (SFdS). SFdS and the Archdiocese of Baltimore have a commitment to maintaining the trust of the faithful by providing our children and youth with safe environments characterized by healthy relationships. All parishes and archdiocesan Catholic schools are required to use “VIRTUS”, a compliance management system that allows all parishes and schools to facilitate compliance with archdiocesan child protection requirements for all volunteers.

Simply login to and follow the prompts to create a login-ID and password and then complete the criminal history screening and “Protect the Children: STAND” online training course.

For questions, contact Liz Gonzalez at 410-676-5119 Ex. 113 or

Worthy of the Call training is required for all youth volunteers ages 14 – 17 that have significant contact with children while volunteering. Worthy of the Call training for youth ages 14-17 is available thru the parish office. Please contact Rebecca Harper or Betty Burlin at 410-676-5119 for more information and to set up an appointment for training at 410-676-5119. For more detailed information on the policies and procedures regarding Child and Youth Protection please visit the Archdiocese of Baltimore website or call 410-547-5348.