Safe Environment

Safe Environment Training (SET)

 The Diocese of Phoenix requires that all clergy, employees and volunteers at Holy Cross Catholic Church and all Diocesan facilities, achieve and maintain current Safe Environment Training (SET) certification and pass a background check before participating in any ministry.

We are extremely blessed and grateful to all who volunteer in our parish ministries. Thank you for your commitment in keeping a safe environment for our children and vulnerable adults.

Foundation Class for New Volunteers

If you are a new volunteer with Holy Cross and it is your first time serving in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, you will have to register for a New Account and complete the Safe Environment Application at

For a limited time, while we are under the social-distancing protocol due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you will take the Foundation Class on-line. When you have completed the on-line SET Foundation Class, please contact Cindy Benzing at 480-981-2021 ext. 214 or to schedule an interview and to obtain the reference form.

Annual Renewal Class for Current Volunteers

All clergy, staff and parish volunteers who have completed the SET foundation training prior to July 1, 2020, need to complete the ANNUAL RENEWAL on or before December 10, 2020 . Please go on-line to Click on the “Existing Account – Sign In.”

If you have questions or have misplaced your user name and/or password, please contact Cindy Benzing at 480-981-2021 ext. 214,

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