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Get plugged in and join our ministry by volunteering!


Volunteering is a great way to participate in our ministry and see the Faith Formation Program in action, to socialize with staff, students, and other parents, and to build a Catholic, Christian community. Any amount of volunteer time is appreciated whether it is given one time or on a regular basis.

Faith Formation Stewardship has four main areas:

Catechist or Small Group Leader

Classroom Aide

Hall Monitor or Aft/Eve Assistant

Help with Events

Other:  Let us know of any other areas or talents you would like to share with us.


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Invitation - If you are interested in learning more about becoming involved with CGS, our PreK-6th grade program, please contact Danell Rudquist.


Other:  Let us know of any other areas or talents you would like to share with us.


Please send an email to volunteer with the area you are interested in. Once we hear from you, we will be in contact with specific instructions on how to complete the requirements for volunteering.



All employees, and volunteers 18 + who interact with minors, are required to complete and maintain safe environment credentials through the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The essential components include:  Background Check, VIRTUS Training, Mandatory Reporting Video, Code of Conduct Video and agreement.  These must be completed online through  


To ensure successful completion of the requirements, follow the information below before creating your VIRTUS account. If you have an existing VIRTUS account, contact Paula Aho for assistance so your account can be updated prior to login. 


Total Time Commitment: Approximately 95 minutes


  • Set aside sufficient time to complete all items without logging out.
  • Incomplete accounts may result in lost data, requiring you to repeat your setup.
  • Read and follow the directions on the website in the order presented.
  • Skipping items, fast-forwarding or backing up may corrupt your account and require you to repeat your assignments.
You will:
  • Complete each registration field as presented on the screen
  • Complete the Code of Conduct
  • Complete the Background Check application (SSN is required)
  • Complete Safe Environment Training (1 module, approximately 75 minutes)


VIRTUS website:

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For more information on the Archdiocesan Safe Environment requirements, visit