Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency Audit

The Diocese of Plymouth recently had its first safeguarding audit carried out by the Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency.  The role of the Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency is to regulate safeguarding in the church.  A set of eight national safeguarding...
Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Monday 13th May to Sunday 19th May is Mental Health Awareness Week.  This year’s theme is, ‘Movement: Moving more for our mental health’. Regular physical activity can make us happier and healthier which is good for our mental health, but many of us...
Parish Safeguarding Reps Conference 2024

Parish Safeguarding Reps Conference 2024

We recently held our annual Parish Safeguarding Representatives Conference and training day at Buckfast Abbey.  We had 50 of our Parish Safeguarding Representatives attend, who had travelled from across the diocese. This year we welcomed Angie and Jason who delivered...
National Child Exploitation Awareness Day – 2024

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day – 2024

The 18th March is the annual National Child Exploitation Awareness Day which aims to highlight the issues surrounding child exploitation, and encourages everyone to Think Twice, Think Abuse.  2024 marks the 10th anniversary of this awareness day. Child Exploitation is...