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Diocese Of Steubenville

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Welcome to CMG Connect


The Diocese of Steubenville training hub


This new system will help walk you through training requirements for your organization.


If you have done training in the past and set up an account, you will use that same username and password.  Please click the ‘Sign In’ tab in the top right corner of this screen. 


If you are new to training, please set up an account.  You will be asked to complete all required boxes.



Please complete all required fields.  Your information is confidential and will not be used for any marketing. 


If you would like to get updates when training requirements are available, please include your email.


Please select the parish or school you are primarily associated with.


Roles Definitions:

  • Priests/Deacons – Total required to comply should include only religious order or diocesan priests/deacons in active or supply ministry (including “retired” clerics who continue to celebrate occasional sacraments).  Be sure to include diocesan priests/deacons who are living outside of the diocese, and exclude those priests/deacons living in the diocese who are incardinated elsewhere.

  • Candidates for Ordination – All seminarians and candidates for the permanent diaconate.

  • Educators – salaried teachers, principals, and administrators in diocesan/eparchial and parish schools.

  • Employees – paid persons (other than priests/deacons or educators) who are employed by and work directly for the diocese/eparchy or parishes/schools such as central office/chancery/pastoral center personnel, youth ministers who are paid, parish ministers, school support staff, rectory personnel, etc. This number should reflect the total number of active employees as of June 30, 2018, how many of them were trained (in the current audit period or prior audit periods), and how many had background evaluations (in the current audit period or prior audit periods).  If an employee is not required to complete the training due to not having contact with children, they are not to be included in the total required to comply figure.

  • Volunteers – unpaid persons who assist the diocese/eparchy (including parishes and schools) such as catechists, youth ministers, coaches, etc.  This number should reflect the total number of active volunteers as of June 30, 2018, how many of them were trained (in the current audit period or prior audit periods), and how many had background evaluations (in the current audit period or prior audit periods).  If a volunteer is not required to complete the training due to not having contact with children, they are not to be included in the total required to comply figure.


Participation Category Definitions:

Employee - Includes classroom aides, school nurses, paid coaches, secretary, and custodian.

Volunteer - Catechist, coach, server coordinator, student teacher, intern, etc.


Existing Accounts

Do you have an account? If so, you don't need to sign up for a new one. Click the "Sign In" button in the upper right hand corner of this window. Otherwise, register for a new account below.

Register for a New Account

Enter your first, middle, and last name as they appear on your driver’s license or official identification. Do not use prefixes, i.e., Rev., Fr., Sr., Jr., Dcn.

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