Safeguarding Children Committee
This Committee was appointed by Bishop Michael Smith. He has asked it to manage all aspects of policy development, training and support at diocesan and level. Committee members are drawn from across the diocese and they bring to this role various skills in education, law, psychology, counselling, parish ministry and social work. The members are as follows: Fr Paul Crosbie, Nuala McLoughlin, James Nugent, Sean Waite, Joan Walshe and Marie Willoughby. Central to the Committee's task is implementing diocesan guidelines, assisting parishes in their efforts, and overseeing an annual audit of activities in this area.