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The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has an opening for the Director of the Office of Worship position beginning December 17, 2018. The Director of the Office assists the Diocesan Bishop in developing, directing and teaching in the areas of liturgy, Christian initiation, pastoral music and the devotional life for the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Additional information, including a complete job description and application, may be found at

Submit an application, letter of interest and a current resume by mail, e-mail, online, or in person by September 4, 2018 to:  Cathy Salcido, Director of Human Resources, Archdiocese of Santa Fe, 4000 St. Joseph’s Pl NW, Albuquerque NM 87120, Office: 5050-831-8130  

POSTED 8-13-18



This position is an extension of the Bishop’s Ministry. Successful candidate will oversee designated, liturgical responsibilities, including preparing diocesan liturgical celebrations, coordinating masters of ceremonies and other ministerial responsibilities, implementation and execution of RCIA, overseeing liturgical music, and providing information and guidance on liturgical matters to pastors and parish ministers. This position collaborates with the School of Ministry and Deacon Formation offices to provide liturgical training for permanent deacon candidates.  It also assists in providing liturgical education and workshops in parishes as needed.


Must be a member in good standing in a Catholic parish faith community.

Must possess an advanced certification or degree in liturgy, ministry or related field.

Must have 5+ years demonstrated successful work experience planning and directing liturgical celebrations and events in a Catholic parish and/or diocese.

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To apply, send resume and application to or Linda Dillen, Human Resources, 212 N San Joaquin Street, Stockton, Ca  95202.

POSTED 8-9-18



This position is an extension of the Bishop’s Ministry.The successful candidate will oversee the development and administration of the diocesan-sponsored School of Ministry.  This school, which is a bilingual program, English and Spanish, provides basic and advanced core courses in theology, sacraments and pastoral ministry.  It also offers specialized course for adults interested in a particular ministerial area of focus. The Incumbent collaborates with diocesan office directors, pastors, and other parish leaders in developing, promoting and offering specialization courses.


  • Must be a member in good standing in a Catholic parish faith community.
  • Degree in Education, Religious Education, or related field.  Masters degree preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years demonstrated successful teaching experience; ability to identify and use a variety of teaching methodologies.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred but not required.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to ecclesial vision and mission of Vatican II.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

To apply, send resume and application to or Linda Dillen, Human Resources, 212 N San Joaquin Street, Stockton, CA 95202.

POSTED 8-9-18



University of the Pacific and San Joaquin Delta College - Stockton, California

This position is an extension of the Bishop’s Ministry. The successful candidate will coordinate all Catholic liturgical celebrations, retreats, and spiritual formation programs for students. 

The incumbent will be present among the University/College community at all levels and collaborate with University Chaplain, Student Life Offices, faculty and other campus departments as well with ministers of other faiths to promote ecumenism/interfaith and to make Catholic perspective available to campus.


  • Must be a member in good standing in a Catholic parish faith community.
  • Degree in Theology, Ministry or related field (Masters preferred but not required).
  • Demonstrated competence developing, nurturing and enhancing a Catholic faith community.
  • Priest or qualified lay professional, in good standing in the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Demonstrated ability in promoting student leadership.
  • 3-5 years of successful experience working with young adults/college students.
  • Demonstrated successful collaborative work experience in an ecumenical/interfaith environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To apply, send resume and application to or Linda Dillen, Human Resources, 212 N San Joaquin Street, Stockton, Ca  95202.

POSTED 8-9-18



Liturgical Ministries Coordinator (Full time) - Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the liturgical prayer life on the Adrian Dominican Sisters campus in collaboration with the Liturgical Ministries Advisory Committee.  Examples of celebrations include daily Mass, Dominican feasts, Jubilees, Rites of Formation/Commitment, funerals, feasts of the annual liturgical calendar, etc. 

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Music Minister (Full time) - Responsible for serving as the liturgical musician for the overall liturgical music program.  This person serves under the direction of the Liturgical Ministries Coordinator and in corrdination with the Sacramental Minister.

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POSTER 8-7-2018



Divine Worship Assistant Director: The Divine Worship Assistant Director works to support the mission and vision of the Diocese of Green Bay through the promotion of the sacred liturgy and catechumenate. The Assistant Director assists the Director of the Office of Divine Worship by providing parish outreach and formation opportunities (with particular focus in liturgical music and ministry catechesis), assists in preparing for diocesan and episcopal liturgical celebrations (with emphasis on liturgical music and worship aids), as well as oversees Curia sacramental opportunities at St. Joseph Chapel. (Full-time)

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Administrative Assistant: Assists professional staff of the Office of Divine Worship by performing a wide variety of administrative assistant tasks including word processing, liturgy/workshop registrations, assisting with general inquiries regarding liturgy and sacramental formation, document editing/design, gathering of supplies, and database queries while supporting the mission, core values and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay. (Full-time)

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POSTED 7-31-18



Part-time, 20 hours per week.  Starting date is September 1, 2018

The Organization
Our Lady of the Most Holy rosary Catholy Community, is a multicultural, multilingual, multi-generational community of faith of 2,400 families, located on the West Mesa of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  We are recognized as a faith community dedicated to the principles of the Second Vatican Council, particularly in our celebration of the liturgy.  We take to hert the Council's call to full, conscious and active participation in the liturgy by al lthe faithful.

An exciting opportunity exists in our faith community for a talented and energetic Music Director to join our pastoral team of collaborative ministers.

The Opportunity
As the Director of Music Ministry, you will be responsible for leading and empowering the music ministers of our community.  Working with the Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Musc you will collaborate with parish staff and volunteer ministers to promote the full, conscious and active participation of the liturgical assembly through sung worship.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Direct and/or accompnay music ministry for three liturgies per weekend (and weekly rehearsals)
  • Prepare and direct the music ministry for special celebrations, including but not limite to:  Holy Days, Parish Feast Day, Christmas, Sacred Triduum, and Sacramental celebrations
  • Provide and encourage ongoing formation opportunities for parish music ministers
  • Direct the seasonal music planning for parish liturgies
  • Maintain copyright licenses and reporting
  • Collaborate with faith formation personnel in the preparation of music for sacramental rites

To be Successful
As a Director of Music Ministry in our Catholic Community, you will possess significant musical knowledge and ministry experience.  To be successful in this position, you will need:

  • A Bachelor Degreein music (or eqauvalent)
  • 5 years experience in parish music ministry leadership
  • Competency in piano/organ, choral direction, musical arrangements, and leading the sung worship of the liturgical assembly
  • A working knowledge of Catholic liturgy documents and their pastoral application
  • Strong communication (bilingual English/Spanish is beneficial), leadership, empowerment, and organizational skills
  • The ability to meet deadlines and manage schedules
  • The ability to honor and maintain confidentiality
  • The capacity to minister in a Vatican II pastoral environment with people of varying age, culture, background, and language

As a Director of Music Ministry you will be expected to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays.  In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits, flexible office hours, and opportunities for ongoing learning and career development.

Are you ready to join our ministry team?
Contact to request a complete job description or submit your resume.

USPS:  Attn:  Barbara DMM Search Committee
                      Holy Rosary Catholic Community
                      5415 Fortuna Road, NW
                      Albuquerque, NM  87105


Posted 7-17-2018




  • Full-time pastoral musician serves on the stff of the Office of Liturgy of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw in the capacity of Associate for Liturgical Music and Coordinator of Music and Principal Accompanist a the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption.
  • This person promotes and models sound liturgical principles so that diocesan and Cathedral liturgical assemblies may offer prayerful praise to God through appropriate musical liturgy.
  • This person must be a practicing Roman Catholic and possess knowledge of and appreciation for the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church.


  • Assess and respond to the liturgical music needs of the Diocese
  • Develop and teach various formation opportunities for the parish music ministers
  • Serve as a resource to other diocesan offices and parishes for seasonal planning, special liturgies and/or sacramental celebrations.
  • Maintain a library of sacred/liturgical musica and music-related educational materials
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee the music at all Diocesan/Episcopal liturgies
  • Develop and administer a budget in collaboration with the Director of the Office of Liturgy
  • Recruit and give direction to the Diocesan Choir and/or musical ensembles for all regular and special diocesan liturgies including music/octavos preparation, scheduling, rehearsals, etc.
  • Provide the music and texts for the worship aids for all regular and special diocesan liturgies.
  • In collaboration with the Diocesan Music Committee determin the Mass setting to be used for diocesan liturgies and communicate to parish musicians, pastors and pastoral administrators
  • Plan music, rehearse with cantors/psalmists, prepare liturgy planning guides and worship aids for weekly staff Masses; serve as accompanist.
  • Report/record copyrighted music used in all the Worship Aids to OneLicense and miantain copyright licenses
  • Act as a liaison to the Saginaw Chapter of the National Assocaiton of Pastoral Musicians (NPM)
  • Provide input pertaining to liturgical music for quarterly newsletter of the Diocesan Worship Commission and Office of Liturgy
  • Serve as an expert consultant on matters of acoustics or organ design and./or building, as well as other musical instruments for worship
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Office of Liturgy


  • Coordinate with the Pastoral Administrator in determining the CAthedral's repertoire for all liturgies:  Sunday and Holy Day Masses, weddins, funerals, and designated parish celebrations and programs.
  • In consultation with the Pastoral Administrator and the Cathedral Worship Commission, develop a plan for each liturgical season of the Liturgical Year
  • Lead the choirs, instrumentalists and the assembly at liturgies and/or select team leaders to assist
  • Prepare worship aids for all celebrations and corrdinate their printing with administrative staff
  • Prepare the cantor schedule and psalmit book for liturgies
  • Consult with leaders of liturgical and social ministries on the use of sacred music in their activities
  • Provide appropriate communication to the communities regarding musical forms used in liturgies, seasonal variations, or upcoming activities
  • Develop and maintain emergent libraries of sacred musical compositions for the Cathedral community
  • Recruit, train, direct and supervise vocalists and instrumentalists
  • Form, rehearse and schedule choirs, ensembles, orchestras, etc., as required
  • Lead the Cathedral's Worship Commission to a collaborative spirit and sense of purpose
  • Develop an independent Cantor Ministry or appoint a designee to do the same
  • Utilize communication procedures that adequately inform of upcoming events and activities
  • With the Cathedral's business personnel, develop and administer a budget for Music Ministry
  • Promote clear and timely communiation between the Cathedral staff and Diocesan office3s, especially with the Office of Liturgy and the Office of the Bishop
  • Other duties as assigned by the Patoral Administrator of the Cathedral


         Background and Interpersonal Skills

  • High degree of proficiency with a principal instrument capable of providing musical leadership during liturgies, preferably organ and piano
  • Working knowledge of other instruments that might be used in a liturgical setting and appropriate usage of these instruments in a liturgical setting
  • Effective choral and instrumental conductor capable of directing both amateur and professional musicians, leading a choir in vocal exercises and providing vocal training as needed
  • Demonstrate skill as a leader of congregational singing
  • Ability to lead and train musicians in music theory and application
  • Possess extensive knowledge of a quality repertoire of liturgical music that spans various styles and forms
  • Understand the integration of musical and liturgical forms as practiced in the traditions and Canons of the Catholic Church
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and communicate with thsoe involved in parish programs
  • Ability to evaluate outcomes and adjust programs accordingly
  • Strong computer skills with ability to work with WORD and PUBLISHER
  • Effective writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to monitor expense and maintenance budget

Training and Education

  • Degree in Music (Master's preferred)
  • Knowledge of and experience in liturgical preparation for Catholic liturgies and rituals
  • Knowlege of and experience in collaborative ministry concepts


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in both Catholic liturgical music and choir directing


  • The Associate for Liturgical Music is directly accountable to the Director of the Diocesan Office of Liturgy and is also accountable to the Pastoral Administrator of the Cathedral for Cathedral music ministries.


  • Employee is required to do extensive computer work.  WHile performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, reach, sit climb stairs, hear and use repetitive motion of the hands/wrists and feet.  The employee is required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Evening and weekend work required as well as travel.
  • Must have valid driver's license


I understand this job description and its requirements.  I understand that this is not an exclusive list of the job functions and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned.  I understand the job functions may be altered by management without notice.  I understand that this job description in no way constitutes and employment agreement and that I am an at-will employee.



Director of Multicultural Ministry: NFCYM, Washington, DC

The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) seeks a dynamic, practicing Catholic as its Director of Multicultural Ministry serving as:

  • A full-time exempt member of the national staff, under the direct supervision of the Executive Director.
  • Develops innovative and strategic strategies to promote cross-cultural competence and diversity
  • Fosters inclusive organizational policies and programs

In collaboration with the Executive Director (ED), this person will enhance the organization’s range of initiatives by applying a comprehensive, consultative, and experiential knowledge of cultural communities and settings, intercultural competencies, practices, processes, and procedures:


  • Perform as a lay ecclesial minister in the NFCYM in support of the spiritual and pastoral mission; perform as both a spiritual and administrative leader of the organization
  • Shall abide by Catholic principles in the employee’s professional and public life, and shall govern his/her professional and public life in accordance with Catholic morals and principles to demonstrate adherence to Catholic moral strictures
  • Develop a Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) strategy with plans to generate relevant, measurable results
  • Work with ED to ensure alignment of D&I to organizational strategies
  • Develop and share an ongoing and inspiring narrative about our progress in D&I
  • Develop clear measures of organizational success that are tracked and well communicated
  • Provide ongoing support to the organization’s leadership team on diversity and inclusion
  • Provide ongoing diversity and inclusion training to board, staff, and members of the organization
  • Keep current on diversity programs and developments by maintaining a wide professional network
  • Establish an eight- to ten-member advisory committee composed of a mix of geographical and cultural representation to give shape and guidance to the position
  • Performs other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal education and office environment

REQUIRED ACTIVITIES: Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; talking; handling; hearing; carrying; and keyboarding


  • Must have a working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of the NFCYM and the Catholic Church; be in full communion with the Church
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, and public speaking and presentation skills
  • Punctuality is a must, with an ability to travel as required; weekend work may be required
  • Must have excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player and builder
  • Proficiency with information technology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personal appearance
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred


  • Demonstrated ability to implement new initiatives and drive change by developing strong cross-functional partnerships in a fast-paced, changing organization
  • Must demonstrate a high level of competency in building and maintaining relationships, change management, communicating with impact, influencing others, consulting, critical thinking skills, project management, and pioneering new approaches.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, leadership, team building skills and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer-centric attitude, ability to thrive in culturally diverse settings.

7-10 years Leadership experience in church ministry

5-7 years Professional (paid or unpaid) experience showing knowledge of cultural nuances, market trends and key indicators that impact and advance culture and engagement

POSTED 6-26-18


Liturgy Assistant - Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Washington, DC

The Liturgy Assistant works collaboratively with the Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Director of Music Ministries to support the liturgical life at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, the Jesuit-sponsored parish in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Wedding Coordination
     *   schedule dates/times
     *   coordinate rehearsals/weddings or delegate
     *   maintain wedding database
     *   act as primary contact with couples
Baptism Coordinator
     *   schedule dates/times
     *   coordinate celebrations of communal baptisms
     *   act as primary contact with families
Other Responsibilities
     *   assist liturgically during Holy Week, funerals, Sundays, as needed
     *   create weekend worship aids
     *   maintain departmental budget
Qualifications include:
     *   Working knowledge of Catholic Liturgy
     *   Strong interpersonal and communication skills
     *   Excellent office and administrative experience
     *   Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and to work under deadlines

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with flexible hours, though weekend work will be required.  Questions, letters,  and resumes may be forwarded to David Pennington, Pastoral Associate for Liturgy at

Director of Music Ministries --Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Wheeling-Charleston, WV

The Director is responsible for overseeing the selection of music for liturgies, substituting for our organist, choir director, or cantor when necessary, preparing worship aids and expanding our current music program. Candidates should have a BA degree or higher in a music field, or other field, if musically trained, excellent organ/keyboard/choral conducting skills and vocal technique and be familiar with music notation software. A practicing Catholic is preferred but not required.  Must have a knowledge Catholic theology.   Conversant with a variety of liturgical styles including contemporary, classical, and traditional.  Willingness to execute music planning for the liturgical year with a blended approach that will enable the assembly to sing. Working hours are flexible and include weekends and some evenings.  Complete job description available upon request.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Carla Guthrie, 1114 Virginia Street, East Charleston, WV 25301.  Deadline for résumé submissions is July 6, 2018



The Diocese of Lansing Central Offices is accepting applications for the Director of the Office of Worship ministry position.   Please attach your resume and cover letter along with three references to the online application.

The Director of the Office of Worship supports the ministry of the Bishop of Lansing by teaching, promoting, and implementing sound liturgical practices throughout the diocese.  The position is required to work at the Central Offices in Lansing with some travel throughout the ten-county diocese required.  Qualified candidates must have a master's degree in liturgy, theology, or a related field; must have at least three years of relevant experience in a diocesan or parish office; and must be a practicing Catholic who is actively involved in a parish. 

  • Assesses and supports the liturgical needs of the diocese and makes recommendations to the Bishop of Lansing as necessary.
  • Prepares, plans, and evaluates larger/diocesan wide liturgical celebrations so that the worship of God may be carried out with dignity and reverence.
  • Conducts research as it relates to issues of liturgical importance and makes liturgical resources available to constituencies in the Diocese of Lansing.
  • Acts as the diocesan spokesperson on liturgical matters.
  • Designs, organizes, and teaches liturgical educational sessions for priests, deacons, parish ministers, and school staff, pertaining to the theological and liturgical elements that are proper to their roles in liturgical celebrations.
  • Advises parishes on liturgical practices, especially in preparation for pontifical liturgies.
  • Collaborates with the Office of Catechesis to promote the authentic implementation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), especially in regard to the rites.
  • Coordinates the formation of music ministers within the diocese and encourages sound liturgical praxis by parish music ministers.
  • Collaborates with the diocesan Master of Ceremonies and various music ministers to prepare and execute liturgical celebrations for pontifical liturgies.
  • Prepares presider’s texts and worship aids as necessary.
  • Researches, advises, and communicates policies, norms, and best practices so liturgical worship may be offered according to the mind of the Church.
  • Consults and collaborates with Diocesan Staff and Offices, Pastors, FAITH Catholic, Catholic Charities, and other canonical administrators to provide liturgical celebrations that are prayerful and dignified (incl. dedication rites, blessings, etc.)
  • Prepares seasonal and occasional publications and advisories to assist in the preparation of liturgical celebrations as needed.
  • Serves as Executive Secretary for the Committee for Liturgical Design.
  • Attends, forms, and oversees all aspects related to the Diocesan Worship Commission, drawing on their expertise and feedback to view the larger context of the role and place of liturgy in the Diocese of Lansing. 
  • Visits parishes as needed or when specifically requested.
  • Attends relevant regional, state, and national conferences with the approval of the Department Chair.
  • Prepares an annual budget for the Office of Worship.

To apply, please visit: