Safety at our Parish
The safety of the parishioners and visitors of our Parish is extremely important to us. We want you to feel comfortable and reassured in the event of an emergency. Our Safe Environment and Risk Management Coordinators work very hard to ensure our staff and volunteers are properly trained and up to date on all Diocesan and Catholic Mutual guidelines.
Local Emergency Phone Numbers
Angola Fire Department
Police (non emergency)
Electric Utility Company
Natural Gas Utility Company
Water Utility Company
Severe Weather Emergency
Tornado Watch: Conditions are favorable for a tornado or severe weather.
Tornado Warning: Tornado has been sighted; take shelter immediately.
Shelter: All buildings must evacuate to the Parish Hall and hallway leading to Youth Center. Stay away from windows.
Contact 911 emergency services, if needed. Staff, Ushers and Greeters are the designated individuals who are trained and certified to administer CPR.
For any incidents/injures on the property, please contact Katie Waltke in the Parish Office. An Investigation Report will need to be completed immediately.
Steps of Action in the Main Church:
If available, pull the nearest fire alarm to initiate a building evacuation. This WILL automatically call the fire department. Evacuate immediately while assisting others.
Fire exits are posted at side doors in the sanctuary.
Steps of Action in the Parish Center:
If available, pull the nearest fire alarm to initiate a building evacuation. This WILL NOT automatically call the fire department. Evacuate immediately while assisting others. Fire exits are posted at the door to each classroom and main exit doors in Parish Hall. CALL 911!
Personal Safety Threats
Staff, Ushers and Greeters have Trine's "Rave Mobile Alert" installed on their phones and will be notified immediately in the event of an emergency on the Trine University campus (across the street). We will then follow lockdown procedures.
If there is a dangerous or potentially dangerous person in your area: Call 911 when it is safe to do so. Explain your situation and give your specific location. If safe to do so, quietly evacuate the area. If individual is outside, lock all doors and move to an non-visible location and alert others in the building.
If there is a Bomb Threat: Contact Katie Waltke in the Parish Office during office hours or follow Checklist posted in Priest's Sacristy or Parish Offices.