Safeguarding: Parish Statement

St. Matthew’s Parish is fully committed to ensuring that the commitment of the Scottish Bishops to keeping children and vulnerable adults safe in our parish. We fully subscribe to the ideals set out by the Catholic Bishops of Scotland:

“Our Commitment to Safeguarding” by the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland:

“All Components of the Catholic Church in Scotland, especially those in positions of leadership and responsibility, value the lives, wholeness, safety and well-being of each individual person within God’s purpose for everyone.  We seek to uphold the highest safeguarding standards in our relationships with people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations.  And therefore, as a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us – ordained, professed, employed and voluntary – to work together to protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse or harm.”

For information on how to contact the Safeguarding Office and Personnel of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, click here: