Ethics and Integrity in Ministry
Diocese of Austin E.I.M. page
New Application form
EIM Compliance is required of all clergy, religious, seminarians, diocesan employees, parish and Catholic school employees and adult lay persons who volunteer in ministry programs or organizations. To be compliant, one submits an EIM Application for Ministry (one time only) and attends an EIM workshop every 3 years.
HAVE YOU, OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW, EXPERIENCED ABUSE?
Bishop Joe S. Vásquez and the Diocese of Austin are committed to providing compassionate care to persons who have experienced abuse, particularly if committed by clergy or a church representative. If you or someone you know have experienced such abuse, contact the diocesan Coordinator of Victim Assistance and Pastoral Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 949-2400.
Report abuse of a minor, elderly adult or an adult with a disability to local law enforcement or to the Texas Abuse Hotline at www.txabusehotline.org or (800) 252-5400 and to the diocese at www.austindiocese.org/report-abuse or (512) 949-2447.
REPORT UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR
Report unethical behavior by a person serving in ministry to the diocese at (512) 949-2447.