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  • Religious Education Coordinator

    The Christ Initiative, a Collaborative of Saint Agnes, Middleton, MA and Saint Rose of Lima, Topsfield, MA, seeks a dynamic part-time Coordinator Religious Education who will be responsible for Grades 7-10 Religious Education for the Collaborative. For more information, see the RCAB website under Jobs at http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Utility/Employment.

  • Finance and Human Resource Manager

    Applicant must have 3-5 years business and supervisory experience. A degree in finance or accounting required. Experience with the following software preferred: QuickBooks, Adaptive Insights, Bill.com, ParishSoft, and Microsoft Office. Knowledgeable in Information technology experience in payroll. Knowledgeable of parish and Archdiocesan policies and guidelines. Strong oral and written communication skills. Experience with Human Resource administration. Collaborate with facilities personnel regarding maintenance and property management. Please go to lynnfieldcatholic.org for a full job description and complete application. Salary commensurate with experience. Submit to jobs@ola-smg.org.

  • Director of Liturgy and Music

    Primary Function of this Position
    -- The Director of Liturgy and Music serves the Parish as director of music, principal musician, Liturgy Committee Chair and choir director, according to the highest professional standards established by this profession. Under supervision of, and in collaboration with the Pastor, coordinates all Parish liturgies and related events.

    Major Position Responsibilities and Regular Activities
    -- Provide music for all liturgies (Sundays, weekdays, feasts, funerals, liturgy of the hours, infant baptisms, weddings, penance services, parish meetings, and school liturgies, Holy Days, ritual masses etc.)
    -- Schedules and collaborates with cantors and assistant organist.
    -- As Liturgy Committee Chair oversees: Recruiting, scheduling, and training of all musicians and liturgical ministers (i.e. ushers, sacristans, environment, servers, lectors, presiders, gift bearers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, etc.)
    -- Acts as a music resource for parish groups.
    -- Coordinates music with liturgical plan. Orders new music.
    -- Chooses music for assembly, instrumentalists, cantors, and choirs in accord with GIRM and Liturgical Books.
    -- Directs the choir.
    -- Knows and iterates the liturgical norms for rites and seasons.
    -- Consults with the staff, liturgy committee, and environment committee to form liturgical goals and initiatives and to plan liturgical seasons.
    -- Facilitates preparations and rehearsals for the liturgies and seasons.
    -- Participates fully in the liturgy.
    -- Facilitates reflection on the liturgical experience with key groups.
    -- Evaluate liturgy and recommend changes.
    -- Keep a record of parish repertoire.
    -- Read and reflect on Sunday and seasonal scriptures.
    -- Arrange music for parts and instruments.
    -- Coordinate instrumentalists.
    -- Plan music for weddings with couples.
    -- Plan music for funerals with the bereaved or family representative.
    -- Practice.
    -- Rehearse music with presiders as needed.
    -- Write bulletin articles as supports ministry.
    -- Assist Pastor in promulgating and setting parish music policies.
    -- Maintain copyright privileges.

    POSITION SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

    -- Strong Faith Life.
    -- Bachelor of Music or related experience / master's degree preferred.
    -- Satisfactorily completes a Criminal Offender Check and Child Abuse Training approved by RCAB.
    -- Knowledge of liturgical music repertoire and styles.
    -- Skills and experience related to the tasks expected.
    -- Knowledge of church liturgical documents and available resources.
    -- Knowledge of maintaining and proper use of parish equipment and instruments.
    -- Knowledge of Collaboration and willingness to grow into a role within the collaborative.
    -- Liturgical vision, style, priorities, and experience.
    -- Aesthetic or artistic sensibility.

    Resumes are requested to be sent by August 3, 2018, to Fr. Marc J. Bishop, Pastor at frmarc7482@gmail.com or 51 Medford Street, Arlington, MA 02474. www.saintagnes.net/.

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  • Director of Music

    Saint Bridget Parish, Framingham, seeks a part-time Director of Music (4-5 hours/week) familiar with Catholic Mass and liturgy. Saint Bridget Parish is committed to excellence in music and inspirational liturgies. Improvisational skills and keen sense of timing are vital. The position requires playing at weekend Masses, designated Holy Day Masses and other special occasions, such as weddings and funerals which are paid by the wedding party or funeral home, as well as all rehearsals. Instruments include a Rodgers 3-manual electronic organ and a Rivers piano. Adult Choir of approximately 10 singers. Organist/pianist will work closely with Pastor, Msgr. Francis V. Strahan.
    Position open until filled. Salary: Hourly/Competitive -- based on a 5 hour work week. Send letter of interest and resume to: Maria S. Sebastian, Finance and Operation Manager, Saint Bridget Parish, 15 Wheeler Ave., Framingham, MA 01702 or email: mssebastian@stbridgetparish.org.

  • Collaborative Pastoral Associate

    Job Description Summary
    This full-time position works in a professional manner in assisting with the pastoral care of both parish communities of the Chelmsford Catholic Collaborative. The Pastoral Associate provides planning and support for the parish ministry volunteers, as well as providing and facilitating pastoral outreach to parishioners.

    Supervisor: The Pastor

    Job Elements:

    Position Specifications/Requirements:
    Must have excellent people skills: relate well with staff and various demographic groups.
    Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
    Must have excellent skills in time management in order to be able to work against multiple deadlines.

    Primary Responsibilities
    Collaborates with the Pastor, under his supervision, and with other members of the Parish staff in the overall pastoral ministry of the Parish.
    Collaborates in the overall process of the Parish administration including: needs assessment, pastoral planning, decision-making, implementation, etc.
    Develops ministries particularly those mandated by pastoral plan.
    Provides support to all collaborative ministry heads.
    Liaison between parish staff and Parish and Finance Councils for the Disciples in Mission Collaboration efforts.
    Develops more effective ways for the pastor, priests and staff to have greater and better outreach to parishioners

    Included Duties:
    Acts as Director or Coordinator of one or more of the Parish ministries or programs as agreed upon by mutual negotiation.
    Oversees ministries such as baptismal preparation and outreach, wedding coordinators and ministry of hope.
    Participates in the recruitment, training, and formation of other members of the Parish staff including volunteers.
    Works with ministry heads to recruit, coordinate and train volunteers such as to serve at Nursing Home Masses, liturgical ministries, and so forth.
    Insures that the database and activity of homebound and nursing home volunteer ministers is maintained and organized.
    Assists with the planning and execution of various Liturgical celebrations.
    Leads communal prayer when needed and liturgically appropriate.
    Is a significant presence at primary Parish gatherings, such as Sunday liturgies and social functions.
    Is available to Parishioners for help with personal needs and Parish projects.
    Assists or provides for ministry to persons in crisis.
    Cooperates with the Parish Pastoral Council.
    Participates in regular staff meetings.
    Performs other tasks to be determined and agreed upon at staff meetings.
    Demonstrates an interest in the initiation of new members in the parish community and in the process of evangelization and renewal.
    Relates to collaborative, vicariate, and archdiocesan structures as appropriate.
    Develops and maintains a budget for designated programs.
    Negotiates and manages conflicts as needed.
    Other tasks as requested by the Pastor.

    Qualifications:
    A practicing Catholic in good standing.
    Ability to follow standard procedures and applications.
    Ability to set priorities and organize work effectively and efficiently in performing outlined tasks.
    Proven accuracy in composition, typing, and record keeping.
    Ability to work closely with various volunteers and committees.
    Demonstrate leadership initiative and team work.
    Some evening and weekend work related to special events and meetings may be required.
    Master's Degree in Pastoral or Theological Studies preferred.
    Certification by Archdiocese of Boston preferred.
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel software programs

    Physical Performance Elements:
    Ability to use a computer keyboard for up to 8 hours/day.
    Ability to sit for up to 8 hours/day.
    Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

    Working conditions:
    This job works 40 hours a week.
    Travel between 2 parishes will be necessary.

    Send resume and cover letter to fr.brian@chelmsfordcatholic.org by not later than July 30, 2018.

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