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Contact:

Homero Sanchez
Pastor

hsanchez@archchicago.org

Posted 11/22/2022

Job Title:

Coordinator of Lifelong Faith Formation

Hours:

Part time

Parish:

St. Rita of Cascia
6243 S Fairfield Ave
Chicago, IL, 60629

Description:

The Coordinator of the Lifelong Formation is responsible for assisting the Director 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 support and execute ongoing formation opportunities for everyone in the parish. The coordinator must demonstrate strong relationship skills necessary to nurture and retain strong teams including volunteer leaders critical to the success of parish ministry.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience participating in a parish faith formation program.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with clergy, staff, parish leaders and volunteers.
  • Practicing Catholic with understanding and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission, and values.
  • Understanding of Lifelong Formation and its key methodologies, components, and strategies; comfortable with various methodologies and pedagogies in developing disciples.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills (in both English & Spanish).
  • Available to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Previous experience directing some component of a parish faith formation program.
  • Certification as a Catechist.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Theology, Pastoral Studies, Faith Formation or equivalent.

Special Directions:

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