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Contact:

Robert Krueger
Pastor

pastor@stleonard.org

Posted 8/4/2022

Job Title:

Director of Lifelong Formation

Hours:

Full time

Parish:

St. Pius X/St. Leonard
3318 Clarence Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402

Description:

The Director of Lifelong Formation is responsible for assisting the Pastor with overall lifelong formation efforts to ensure everyone in the parish encounters Jesus Christ and deepens their commitment to Him and His Church.

The scope of this role is to discern, design, and implement ongoing formation opportunities for everyone in the parish. The Director is responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing improvement of the formation initiatives and may manage other ministry staff.

The Director must demonstrate strong leadership skills necessary to identify, develop, and retain fully formed and well-functioning teams of staff and volunteer leaders critical to the success of parish ministry.

Director must have a working knowledge of and comply with Church teachings and needs to be a practicing Catholic with understanding and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission, and values.

Requirements:

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree Theology, Pastoral Studies, Faith Formation or equivalent.
  • Certification as a Catechist.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Practicing Catholic (see description).
  • Priests, Deacons, Religious, and Lay Ecclesial Ministers are preferred for this position.

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