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Website Tri-Parish of Immaculate Conception, St. Andrew and Ste. Croix

The Coordinator of Faith Formation has overall responsibility for the management and oversight of the parish catechetical programs.

Anticipated start January 1 2021

20 hrs/ week for 40 weeks approx.

Qualifications:

  • Coordinator should be a practicing Catholic who adheres to and models the Church’s teachings in faith and morals 
  • The Faith Formation Coordinator should be an active participant in parish life. 
  • The Faith Formation Coordinator should have appropriate mental and physical health to accomplish the specific duties and responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Administer (design, develop, direct, communicate, and evaluate) the faith formation program 
  • Work with parents to ensure support and involvement of the family in the parish catechetical program 
  • Prepare a yearly calendar of events prior to program start-up 
  • Recruit and train faith formation catechists 
  • Ensure materials for students and teachers are available 
  • Ensure that catechists have police checks and diocesan protocols completed and returned to the parish office  
  • Administer (design, develop, direct, communicate, and evaluate) the faith formation program 
  • Work with parents to ensure support and involvement of the family in the parish catechetical program 
  • Prepare a yearly calendar of events prior to program start-up 
  • Recruit and train faith formation catechists 
  • Ensure materials for students and teachers are available 
  • Ensure that catechists have police checks and diocesan protocols completed and returned to the parish office 
  • Promote the faith formation program (bulletins, Facebook, parish website, etc.) 
  • Ensure that registration forms are completed by parents and fees collected. 
  • Be prepared to provide catechesis when necessary 
  • Ensure an up-to-date file of student information is kept on the parish data system 
  • Ensure that registration of sacraments is recorded in the parish register. 
  • Communicate with parents as necessary (e.g. organize meetings with parents of those preparing for sacraments) 
  • Provide and monitor a budget in accord with direction of the pastor, the Religious Ed. Committee, and Tri-parish Council 
  • Evaluate the various programs’ effectiveness to determine strengths and areas of improvement 
  • Plan the sacraments of First Communion, First Reconciliation, and Confirmation after consultation with the pastor (choosing a venue, meeting with parents, rehearsal, reception, etc.) 
  • Attend diocesan workshops for faith formation leaders, encourage teachers to take part as well, and bring back information and ideas for teachers unable to attend. 
  • Meet with the pastor once a week 
  • Chair the Religious Education Committee meetings Other responsibilities may include:  Coordinating RCIA program  Coordinating monthly family events  Coordinating a parish youth ministry 
  • Assume ex officio membership in the Tri-Parish council at the pastor’s request
  • Promote the faith formation program (bulletins, Facebook, parish website, etc.) 
  • Ensure that registration forms are completed by parents and fees collected. 
  • Be prepared to provide catechesis when necessary 
  • Ensure an up-to-date file of student information is kept on the parish data system 
  • Ensure that registration of sacraments is recorded in the parish register. 
  • Communicate with parents as necessary (e.g. organize meetings with parents of those preparing for sacraments) 
  • Provide and monitor a budget in accord with direction of the pastor, the Religious Ed. Committee, and Tri-parish Council 
  • Evaluate the various programs’ effectiveness to determine strengths and areas of improvement 
  • Plan the sacraments of First Communion, First Reconciliation, and Confirmation after consultation with the pastor (choosing a venue, meeting with parents, rehearsal, reception, etc.) 
  • Attend diocesan workshops for faith formation leaders, encourage teachers to take part as well, and bring back information and ideas for teachers unable to attend. 
  • Meet with the pastor once a week  
  • Chair the Religious Education Committee meetings Other responsibilities may include:  Coordinating RCIA program  Coordinating monthly family events  Coordinating a parish youth ministry  Assume ex officio membership in the Tri-Parish council at the pastor’s request
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