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FDLC -- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 

The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions (FDLC) is seeking a part-time administrative assistant.   

The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic, skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point; have knowledge of website management (Drupal format); and possess excellent communication, organizational, and administrative skills.  College study is preferred. Social media skills and Spanish language proficiency is a plus! 

The duties will span three days per week; scheduling can be flexible.

The FDLC is a non-profit, national organization whose members include Worship Office staffs and liturgical commissions from the dioceses of the USA. Our offices are located near the Catholic University campus, in northeast Washington, D.C.

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience.  For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Search Committee, FDLC National Office, 415 Michigan Avenue, NE, Suite 70, Washington, DC 20017. or e-mail to rita@fdlc.org.

POSTED 4-12-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES -- ADRIAN DOMINICAN SISTERS, ADRIAN, MI

The Adrian Dominican Sisters, a Roman Catholic congregation of women religious is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries for the Motherhouse in Adrian, Michigan.  This Director enables and gives direction to the sung prayer of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, promoting the growth and development of the spiritual life of the Adrian Dominican Sisters campus. The department provides support for the planning and celebration of daily liturgy including Liturgy of the Eucharist, Liturgy of the Hours, Sacraments of Healing (Penance and Anointing), Funeral Vigils, Masses and Burial Rites as well as special prayer services all within the framework of the annual liturgical cycle.  We are seeking a candidate who is very familiar with Roman Catholic Liturgy with five years experience working in a parish or other setting as a musician/accompanist and choir leader.  Qualified candidates will have well developed liturgical/pastoral sensitivity, excellent communication/collaboration skills, degree in music and piano/organ skills. For more information visit our employment page at www.adriandominicans.org/employment.aspx Send cover letter and resume to: Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, MI  49221

Email: employment@adriandominicans.org

POSTED  4-18-17

 

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE FOR MUSIC AND LITURGY  -- ST. PASCHAL BAYLON CATHOLIC COMMUNITY, HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, OH

The mission of the Pastoral Associate for Music & Liturgy is to promote excellence in worship and spiritual growth in the lives of the Community of Saint Paschal Baylon, in the charism of the Blessed Sacrament Religious Order.  Saint Paschal Baylon is a vibrant parish in the Diocese of Cleveland, with over 2,500 families, 63 active ministries, 434 day school students and 285 PSR students. Complete job description on our website: www.saintpaschal.com.   Contact:  Rev. John Christman, SSS, Search Committee Chair, jchristman@blessedsacrament.com, 440-442-3410. Ext. 110

POSTED 4-13-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC & LITURGY – ST. MATTHEW, CEDAR RAPIDS

St. Matthew’s Catholic Parish in Cedar Rapids is seeking a liturgist/musician who understands the importance of liturgy in the life of the parish and is committed to enabling the spiritual formation and full, active, and conscious participation of the parish families in the Liturgy.  This is a full-time position. Some responsibilities would be coordinating liturgical planning, training, and scheduling ministers and assisting the parish staff to carry out our parish mission.  For a full job description, including salary range and benefits, can be found on our website at: http://www.stmatthewcr.org/parish/2017/03/08/join-our-team/

POSTED 4-3-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC – SAINTS JOHN AND LUKE CATHOLIC CHURCHES, SPRING GREEN AND PLAIN, WI

Saints John and Luke Catholic parishes are looking to hire a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music to deepen the musical and liturgical life of the parishes that serve 940 families combined in beautiful Spring Green and Plain, Wisconsin which are located 7 miles apart in Southwest Wisconsin.  Director may begin position any time between May 1 and July 1. 

Applicants should have knowledge of the musical tradition of the Church, the ability to play the organ and the piano and the skills to recruit members into and to direct choirs.   

This position offers vibrant parishes, a competitive salary, opportunities for further training, health benefits and vacation time.  Resumes with a cover letter should be sent via email to: Fr. John Silva (john.silva@straphael.org).  

Deadline for applications is: April 15th, 2017

POSTED 4-3-17


DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY / ELEMENTARY MUSIC TEACHER – SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH, REEDSBURG, WI

Sacred Heart Catholic Parish is looking to hire a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy to deepen the musical life of our vibrant parish.  This position would include 2 days per week of teaching at our K-8 Catholic School.

Applicants should have knowledge of the musical tradition of the Church, knowledge of Catholic Liturgy, the ability to play the organ (preferably) or at least the piano, and the skills to recruit choir members and to direct choirs.  Applicants will also demonstrate a love of children and music education, though a degree in education is not required.

This position offers a well-established music ministry, a competitive salary, opportunities for further training, health benefits and vacation time.  Send resumes with a cover letter or request the full job description by emailing: Fr. David Carrano (frdave@rucls.net).

We are also open to applicants who desire to direct liturgical music part-time.

POSTED 4-3-17

 

DIRECTOR OF SACRED MUSIC (FULL TIME) – NATIONAL SHRINE OF ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE

Prestigious National Shrine is seeking an energetic and talented professional for its Director of Sacred Music.  The Shrine is in the Archdiocese of Chicago, and is owned and staffed by the Conventual Franciscan Friars. Position is full-time, salaried with benefits.

Applicants must have excellent communication/organizational skills, strong knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy, and informed understanding of sacred music. Must be proficient playing the Aeolian-Skinner 31 rank pipe organ, and experience planning liturgies. The Breaking Bread, 2017 music resource is used. Minimum 5-7 years of experience working with Church liturgies, choirs and and as an accompanist.  Music degree preferred; proficiency with keyboard, piano, and organ required.  The ideal candidate should possess confident leadership skills and a spirit of collaboration.

Position responsible for working with the Shrine Rector in planning music for weekday and weekend Mass schedule; daily Mass and two Sunday Masses [9am & 11am]. Wednesday evenings, first Friday of the month, holy days, special prayer services, shrine events, and concert series are expected.  Position also responsible for developing and directing adult choir, utilizing existing volunteer singers, and developing and scheduling cantors. Additional tasks agreed upon.

Two days off per week to be designated.  Individual must possess strong desire to work with Rector and assist in making Mass faithful, prayerful, and beautiful.  Minimum education BA/BM in Music.  Masters in Organ/Church Music preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to the above email. Position available on July 1, 2017.

1600 W. Park Ave., Libertyville, IL
Email: connie@marytown.com
www.marytown.com

POSTED 3-27-17

 

BILINGUAL LITURGICAL TRAINING CONSULTANT  LITURGY TRAINING PUBLICATIONS

Department: Editorial

Reports to:  Director

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

A college degree and a minimum of three years’ experience working in parishes or at diocesan offices is required.  The candidate should have a knowledge and understanding of Catholic religious practices, structures of ministry and parish school organization.

REQUIREMENTS:

Liturgy Training Publications is seeking a Bilingual Liturgical Training Consultant to recommend and execute the planning and development of multimedia projects and products through a variety of methods. The individual must be fluent in English and Spanish with the ability to travel as they represent the organization at conferences.  A strong understanding of liturgy and the workings of diocesan and parish offices is essential. Candidates must have demonstrated experience with multimedia projects. Strong project management, writing skills and creative thinking are essential.  Computer proficiency with PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite experience is a plus.

DESCRIPTION:

The Bilingual Training Consultant will recommend and execute the planning and development of multimedia projects and products, in person and virtual workshops, and other training services, and for LTP’s Spanish language presence at conferences. The primary responsibility is to develop and present in person and virtual training and formation workshops in English and in Spanish.  This position will work closely with the Media Production, Marketing and Editorial departments in the creation of training products.

A strong understanding of the structure and needs of Diocesan and Parish offices will be needed to create training that meets their needs. Strong presentation skills and an ability to collaborate on projects is important. The position requires someone who is organized and represents the organization in a professional manner.

If you are interested in being considered please submit cover letter describing the reason(s) for your interest, a resume, three references including job title, phone number, email address, and a salary history to jobopening@ltp.org , 3949 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609, or FAX 773-579-4929.  Please include “Bilingual Liturgical Training Consultant” in the subject or attention line.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

POSTED 3-27-17

 

ASSOCIATE FOR WORSHIP – DIOCESE OF SAN JOSE

The Associate for Worship (Temporary to possible regular part-time) assists the Director of Worship in ministering to the parish leaders of the Diocese of San Jose and the communities they serve by guiding and assisting them in preparing, fulfilling, improving, and reflecting on their parish and diocesan liturgical life.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Coordinates the non-diocesan episcopal liturgies of the Ordinary and the Auxiliary that take place at the Cathedral, such as but not exclusively: parish Confirmations; Boy Scouts annual liturgy; Santo Niño Mass; visiting and local organizations that hold a liturgy with the Bishop outside of the usual Cathedral parish liturgical schedule.

·         Serves as liaison between the Bishops and parishes, schools, or other organizations in the preparation of their non-diocesan liturgies at which one of the Bishops preside at a diocesan parish or other diocesan location outside of the Cathedral; includes parish Confirmations presided by the Vicars General or visiting Bishops; does not include pastor installations.

·         In coordination with the Director of Worship, oversees the volunteers, receptions, and worship aid design and printing for annual diocesan liturgies, including: Wedding Anniversary Mass; Rite of Election; Chrism Mass; ILM Graduation; Neophyte Mass; Presbyteral Ordination; Diaconal Ordination; Adult Confirmation; and others as needed.

·         Assists in soliciting nominations for membership to the Liturgical Commission, and supports the Commission in its work.

·         In the event the Liturgical Commission agrees to amend its bylaws with the Bishop’s approval, the Associate serves as the secretary for the Commission, ex officio.

·         Assists in providing resources for the liturgical and liturgical music leaders of the diocese with information and assistance as appropriate in developing their parish liturgical life through print, electronic, and other media.

·         As needed and time allows, assists in coordinating (and possibly facilitating) training and formation opportunities for liturgical and liturgical music leaders of the diocese through individual and diocesan events and live presentations and meetings.

·         In coordination with the Director of Worship, participates in continuing formation and education on liturgical, liturgical music, catechumenal, and organizational (e.g., management training) issues.

·         In coordination with the Director of Worship, networks with regional, national, and international diocesan liturgical directors.

·         When possible, assists the Director of Worship with the direct preparation of diocesan liturgies, e.g., script writing, rehearsals, promotions.

·         When possible, serves as one of the diocesan representatives at the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions national gathering.

·         Participates in the Office for Parish Services staff meetings and events, as determined in coordination with the Director of Worship

·         Collaborates with other Directors and Associates in planning common projects such as implementing the Pastoral Plan.

·         Maintains resource library.

Education and/or Experience: MA in liturgical studies, theology with a liturgical emphasis, liturgical music, or equivalent formal education; plus 3-year minimum experience as a parish or diocesan liturgist.

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Diana Macalintal at  jobs@dsj.org

POSTED  3-16-17

 

DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF DIVINE WORSHIP  ARCHDIOCESE OF PORTLAND, OR

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

  • Fosters and enhances divine worship and the prayer life of the local Church at both the parish and archdiocesan levels by:
  •  Assisting the archbishop in his role as chief liturgist of the archdiocese
  • Staying informed about the liturgical practices of the Archdiocese of Portland, including those surrounding the celebration of the liturgy and sacraments, the RCIA and liturgical ministries
  • Staying informed about the decisions of competent ecclesiastical authorities and communicating with the archbishop about any corresponding actions that may be necessary
  • Planning and promoting appropriate training and in-service events to improve divine worship in the archdiocese, especially assisting parish priests, deacons, lay ministers, and parish liturgical committees in their work of planning and providing liturgical celebrations and catechesis
  • Cooperating with and coordinating (when appropriate) the planning of archdiocesan-wide liturgical celebrations
  • Cooperating in the ongoing work of the Archdiocesan Liturgical Commission

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  

1.         Works at the direction of the archbishop to ensure that everywhere in the archdiocese the liturgy and sacraments are celebrated nobly, beautifully and in accord with the liturgical norms of the Church.

2.         In consultation with the archbishop, serves as a resource, provides catechesis and training, and supports the clergy, lay liturgical ministers, parishes, and other Catholic groups and institutions in the celebration of the liturgy and sacraments within the archdiocese.

3.         In consultation with the archbishop, oversees and directs the preparation and planning of archdiocesan liturgies, especially those at which the archbishop presides or in which he participates or attends.  Includes the Chrism Mass, clergy funerals, Rites of Election, ordinations, dedications of churches and altars, blessings and other archdiocesan events and celebrations. 

4.         At the direction of the archbishop, serves as or works closely and in consultation with the archbishop’s master of ceremonies.

5.         Works closely and collaboratively with diocesan personnel and Cathedral staff.  Offers input and direction on all elements of liturgical celebrations, including sacred music, the selection of liturgical ministers and preparation of participation aids. 

6.         Establishes, serves on and consults with liturgical planning committees for diocesan, parish, and other events and liturgies.

7.         Plans, presents and arranges workshops for the training and education of clergy, liturgical ministers and the faithful of the archdiocese.

8.         Consults with specific planning committees for national and regional conventions, and other archdiocesan occasions. 

9.         Assists archdiocesan offices with liturgical planning upon request. 

10.     Collaborates with the Office of Ministry Formation to develop curriculum and courses for the Archdiocesan Ministry Formation Program and teaches in the program as mutually agreed upon with the Ministry Formation Director. 

11.     Manages consultations on liturgical matters which might be requested by the archbishop or the USCCB Committee on Divine Worship.

12.     Offers input to the archbishop on the development, establishment or implementation of diocesan liturgical policies.

13.     Participates in national and regional meetings of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions. 

14.     Informs Pastoral Center departments, clergy and parishes of universal, national and local norms regarding divine worship. 

15.     Sponsors catechesis workshops for the implementation of policies and programs mandated by the archbishop. 

16.     Acts as the Executive Secretary and staff for the Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission, including arranging meetings, publishing agenda and minutes, etc. 

17.     Handles schedule and appointments for Pastoral Center chapel as well as special Masses and prayers. 

18.     Prepares, presents and administers an annual plan and office budget of approximately $190,000. 

19.     Position is accountable for long-range operational and strategic planning. 

20.     Acts as liturgical consultant to Building Commission as needed. 

SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS:

Thorough knowledge of and commitment to the liturgical norms of the Church.  Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Catholic ecclesial life and structure, along with knowledge of church organizational and operations procedures.  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally (including oral presentations) and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, parishes, schools, vendors, and the general public.  Strong interpersonal skills, creativity, decision-making, use of discretion, teamwork, negotiation, public relations, fostering the Church’s mission, independent judgment/action, presentations/teaching, supervising, problem analysis, theological/pastoral analysis and ability to handle multiple projects/priorities.  Proficiency with PC software, calculator and all basic office equipment. Performs basic math. 

EDUCATION

Master’s degree in Theology and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a diocese; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described essential functions.  Practicing Catholic required.  Valid driver’s license required.  

For consideration, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing how you meet the above qualifications to msilvagnia@archdpdx.org with “Divine Worship” in subject line.

POSTED 3-15-17

 

DIRECTOR OF LITURGICAL MINISTRIES
ADRIAN DOMINICAN MOTHERHOUSE  ADRIAN, MICHIGAN

SUMMARY:

The Director of Liturgical Ministries oversees the Worship Department in its mission to promote a dynamic celebration of Catholic Liturgy on the Motherhouse campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. The liturgy includes public sacramental celebrations, as well as other forms of group prayer, and is faithful to the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and the Mission and Vision of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director is responsible for overseeing and coordinating liturgical celebrations and other forms of group prayer on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Examples of celebrations include daily Mass, Dominican Feasts, Jubilees, Rites of Formation/Commitment, funerals, feasts of the annual liturgical calendar, etc. The Director’s principal duties are to:

  • Ensure all liturgical events are well-prepared and celebrated with creativity, coordination of effort, collaboration, and maximum participation.
  • Promote the use of a variety of musical compositions and cultural/artistic expressions in liturgical celebrations and prayer.
  • Lead team meetings with Department Co-Workers and volunteers to promote excellent communications, set goals, plan programs, and schedule staffing.
  • Draw upon personal and professional resources in the formation, education and inspiration of the Department team and liturgical ministers.
  • Supervise and evaluate Co-workers and volunteers effectively; recruiting new volunteers as needed.
  • Recommend policies for liturgical practices to the General Council and Campus Administrators as appropriate.
  • Prepare and administer the annual budget of the Worship Department

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate Degree: M.Div. or MA in Theology or equivalent
  • Three to five years experience in liturgical leadership, preferably with women religious, using the skills and abilities listed below.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and administrative skills to run a department and interact daily with dozens of Sisters and Co-Workers.
  • Working knowledge of the texts, Rites and Liturgical practices of the Roman Catholic Church, and contemporary resources in worship and ritual practice.
  • Ability to discern, learn, and integrate the culture of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.
  • Openness to a variety of prayer styles to meet the diverse spiritual needs of the Sisters.
  • Strong pastoral skills and ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with others.
  • Computer literate; working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • At times, it is necessary to walk from one location to another on campus
  • Must be sighted and capable of hearing and communicating
  • 80-hours per pay period.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available to purchase
  • Congregation paid life, short term and long term disability coverage
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Paid time off

Interested candidates should visit www.adriandominicans.org/employment.aspx and email a resume/cover letter to employment@adriandominicans.org

POSTED 3-15-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC / ORGANIST, CATHEDRAL CHURCH, DIOCESE OF HELENA, MT

The Cathedral of Saint Helena is seeking a full time Director of Music / Organist for a music program that includes the Cathedral Choir, Cathedral Children’s Choir and Cantors.

A practicing Catholic, intimately familiar with the Roman Catholic Liturgy and the role of music within the Liturgy, and versatile in both traditional and contemporary styles of Catholic Church music, is sought.  This individual must be an accomplished organist and choirmaster with an emphasis on choral direction.

The Cathedral of Saint Helena is located in the capital city of Montana in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.  The Cathedral may be viewed on-line at www.sthelenas.org    and is celebrating  its 143rd year as the Mother Church of the Diocese of Helena.  It is home for nearly two thousand families.  The Cathedral of Saint Helena was built in 1908 and is modeled in its general lines after The Votive Church of the Sacred Heart in Vienna.  It is especially noted for its extraordinary collection of stained glass windows.  The Wicks pipe organ was installed in 2009 and dedicated in a concert given by Paul Jacobs of the Julliard School of Music.  The excellent acoustics make the Cathedral a desirable setting for ensembles both local and national.

Salary, benefits based upon Diocesan matrix, are available upon request.

Send Resume and reference to:          Rev. Msgr. Kevin O’Neill, V.G., Rector/Pastor, 530 North Ewing Street, Helena, MT  59601, E-Mail: koneill@sthelenas.org

Telephone: (406) 442-5825   FAX: (406) 449-5113 

Deadline for applications: March 30, 2017

POSTED 3-06-2017