Protecting God’s Children

The Province of St. John the Baptist of the Order of Friars Minor is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults as stated in the Dallas Charter for the Protection of Children by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The Province of St. John the Baptist is accredited by Praesidium, Inc.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of sexual abuse by a member of the Province of St. John the Baptist, please contact the Province’s Special Delegate for the Protection of Minors:

Fr. Michael Chowning, OFM
Special Delegate for Child Protection
St. John the Baptist Province
1615 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH. 45202-6400
(513) 721-4700 Ext. 3214
mike.chowning@franciscan.org