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Pastoral Associate

Organization: Holy Spirit (Maryland Heights)
Full Time

Holy Spirit Parish is seeking a Pastoral Associate. The primary objectives of this position are to provide leadership and administration of specific areas of parish life and to facilitate the enabling of others in ministry. Initiates and develops parish lay ministry through the empowerment of individuals by facilitating and supervising a lay ministry training program.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Director of Parish School of Religion (PSR)

• Coordinate Sacramental Preparation with School and PSR Teachers.

• Coordinate Prayer Partner Program with Students and Parishioners

• Coordinate Children’s Faith Formation:

- Vacation Bible School

- Children’s Liturgy of the Word

• Adult Faith Formation:

- RCIA Coordinator

- Bible Study Groups

• Older Adult Ministry

- Lunch Brunch Coordinator

- Taste and See Coordinator

• Other ministry type duties as assigned

Position Specifications/Requirements

  • Graduate of the LPMP (Lay Pastoral Ministry Program) or a comparable pastoral program

• college degree or equivalent

• must be an active and practicing Catholic

• must be current in Church theology

Relationships Requirements

• good leadership and collaborative skills

• facilitating, consulting and collaborative management skills

• counseling / active listening skills

• good oral and written communication skills

• ability to develop and administer programs to meet assessed needs

• ability to develop and administer a budget

This position requires many evenings and weekends and should be set up in a flex-time arrangement for a 40 hour work week.

Please submit your resume to Father Bob at: [email protected]