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    Child and Vulnerable Adult Reporting Procedures 
    If you witness, suspect, or know of child and/or vulnerable adult abuse, YOU MUST FILE A REPORT WITHIN 48 HOURS! 
    Contact Civil Authorities: 
    Department of Family and Protective Services 
    1-800-252-5400 or www.txabusehotline.org 
    If the person is in immediate danger, call 911. 
    If Church Personnel Is Involved In Alleged Abuse: 
    Step One— Contact Civil Authorities. 
    Step Two— Contact one of the following: 
    · Coordinator of Pastoral Care and Outreach, Vicki L. Pyatt, LMSW, at (361) 827-7186 or email pastoralcare@victoriadiocese.org 
    · Bishop or Chancellor of the Diocese of Victoria at (361) 573-0828; and Written Allegations Should Be Sent To: 
    Office of the Bishop 
    P. O. Box 4070 
    Victoria, Texas 77903 
    Mark as “Personal and Confidential” 

    We will also help you bring your concerns to church officials outside the diocese if the abuse occurred elsewhere and you now reside in the Diocese of Victoria. If you are unsure about bringing a complaint or would like further information, please contact Vicki L. Pyatt. 

    Holy Cross Parish’s Safe Environment Coordinator is Patricia (Patsy) Krenek.  Mrs. Krenek may be contacted by phone at
    (979) 335-7551 or email faithformation@eastbernardcatholic.org