The parish of St. Patrick's, Dundalk values and encourages the participation of children and young people in all parish activities that will help their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development.
The parish recognise and upholds the dignity and rights of all children and is committed to ensuring their safety and well being at all times.
The parish recognises that all involved in working with children have a special duty of care towards them.
There are procedures and a code of conduct in place to implement this policy statement.
We are also committed to reviewing our policy and good practice annually.
St. Patrick's Parish Safeguarding Representative Rose Bailey, 086-3718194 and Gerard Savage or contact St. Patrick's on 042-93-34648.
The Archdiocese of Armagh is committed to good practice in the Church's ministry. Any person seeking the pastoral support of the Archdiocese with regard to a safeguarding issue may do so through their local clergy, or directly with the Armagh diocesan Safeguarding Office . The Archbishop has appointed two diocesan designated Officers who can be contacted with regard to any safeguarding concerns.
The contact numbers are
048 37525592, mobile 0044 7841101687
Mrs Eleanor Kelly 048 37535592 mobile 0044 75843231238