St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
Hours Per Week: 40 (Full-time)
Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:
- Oversees and coordinates the liturgical vision of the parish in collaboration with the Pastor and Director of Music.
- Present at most weekend liturgies each week, including major liturgical rituals (i.e. Baptism, Rites of the Initiation, Holy Week, Triduum, etc.).
- Proactively engages and recruits youth and young adults in all liturgical roles for weekend liturgies.
- Prepares weekly liturgy including Prayers of the Faithful and communication of notes and information to volunteers.
- Develops and implements liturgical formation programs and recruits, trains, and scheduls liturgical ministers.
- Leads and participates in the preparation, coordination, and execution of major/special liturgies.
- Oversees the formation process and liturgical schedule for the Sacrament of Baptism of Children.
- Oversees the formation process for the Sacrament of Matrimony including:
- Coordination of the process for requests, planning, and directing of weddings, including scheduling of wedding directors (with administrative assistance); and
- Direction of marriage preparation of couples with Marriage Preparation Team.
- Attends all staff meetings and leads regular Liturgy Committee meetings, retreats, and other meetings as necessary.
- Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
- Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
- Minimum level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree in theology, religious studies, pastoral ministry, or a related field with some coursework in liturgical or sacramental theology. Coursework in liturgy and sacramental theology.
- Minimum amount of Work Experience:
- Years of related work experience: 3 years of coordinating parish liturgical life
- Area of related work experience: pastoral ministry, theology, or a related field
- Active, fully initiated, practicing Catholic in good standing who is comfortable speaking about a personal relationship with the Lord and is dedicated to collaborative ministry and the advancement of the vision of the Church as promoted by the Second Vatican Council.
- Knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgical principles in accordance with Sacrosanctum Concilium and post-conciliar documents.
- Knowledge of current Roman Catholic sacramental theology in accordance with post-conciliar rites.
- Vision and passion for Roman Catholic liturgy with a commitment to full, active, and conscious participation.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to work with a wide variety of people and skill levels.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to take initiative in undertaking and completing tasks.
- Master’s Degree in pastoral ministry, theology, religious studies or a related field.
Supervises: 1 non-exempt employee