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Lesson Plans for Child Safety

St Irene Parish is participating in a personal safety and abuse prevention education program sponsored by the Archdiocesan Offices of Child Advocacy, Implementation and Oversight, Religious Education, and Catholic Schools.

Teacher Training - Virtus Training

ALL of St Irene's teachers need to take a one time VIRTUS training course. If you have already taken it at St. Irene’s or any other parish you do NOT need to retake. However, if you have not had this training you will need to take it.

Training dates and locations for area churches are listed on the Archdiocese of Boston website.

Please call the rectory if you take VIRTUS training at another parish so we can update our records. Thanks for your cooperation.

Child Lessons

In full appreciation of parents as primary educators of their children, our goal is to partner with parents in providing our children with the best information and skills for personal safety. Copies of the lessons are provided below:

Lesson 1, Child Safety for Pre-K and K

Lesson 1, Child Safety, Grades 1 and 2

Lesson 1, Child Safety, Grades 3 and 4

Lesson 1, Child Safety, Grade 5

Lesson 2, Child Safety Scripts, Grades K to 4

Lesson 2, Child Safety Scripts, Grade 5

Child Safety for Grade 5 - Lesson Plan - PDF Format

Child Safety for Grade 5 - Teacher Notes- PowerPoint format

Child Safety slides with Teacher Notes as comments - Part II - PDF Format

Grades K - 5 Classes meet Sunday morning
Session 1 - 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.
Session 2 - 10:00 to 10:50 a.m. 

Grades 6, 7 and 8 Classes meet Mondays 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

More information may be found via the web page of the Respect Life Education Office of the Archdiocese of Boston.


If you have any questions, please Contact the Religious Education office (978-369-3940) or via email reled@stirenes.org


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