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Joyce Manfre
Operations Director

Posted 2/21/2024

Job Title:

Director of Lifelong Faith Formation


Full time


SS Matthew & Hubert Parish
729 Grand Canyon St
Hoffman Estates, IL


The Director of the Lifelong Formation is responsible for assisting the Pastor with overall lifelong formation efforts to ensure everyone in 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. The Director must demonstrate strong leadership skills necessary to identify, develop, and retain strong teams including volunteer leaders critical to the success of parish ministry.


• 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.

• Comprehensive vision and understanding of evangelization.

• Ability to form and nurture a community of missionary disciples through encounter, accompaniment and sending forth.

• Fluent in related Church documents, especially national and local.

• Mature discipleship evidenced in ability to comfortably witness to one’s own faith journey.

• Developed skills in leadership and management; strong commitment to collaboration and teamwork.

• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

• Familiarity with technology used for communicating and presenting.

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