Protecting children and vulnerable adults


St Canice’s is a parish in the Archdiocese of Sydney ministered by the Jesuit priests. The principles, protocols and standards of practice are outlined in the Archdiocese’s Policy for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults


Principles and procedures relating to how Australian Church ministries engage in ministry are also outlined in the Towards Healing document, as well as the documents Integrity in Service of the Church and Integrity in Ministry. Issues involving Church-related abuse are dealt with via the National Committee for Professional Standards.


The Truth, Justice and Healing Council is coordinating the Catholic Church’s response to the Royal Commission with a commitment to cooperation, openness, full disclosure and justice for victims and survivors.


Reporting, remedy and redress


If anyone wishes to bring a complaint of abuse against any member of staff, present or past,  please refer to the options on Archdiocese website.