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19 Jun 2019

Part-Time Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Coordinator

 North Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Church of St. Peter is looking for a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Coordinator to oversee and coordinate the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) faith formation program for young children from age 3 – Grade 2. The position would work approximately 15 hours/week.

The responsibilities would include:

  • Coordinate the religious education instruction for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd students age 3-Grade 2, including the established Wednesday night program and school CGS program
  • Oversee and serve as a teacher in the Catechesis of the Good Shepard program
  • Serve as a resource to volunteer CGS catechists; host in-services as required
  • Clean and organize all three atriums
  • Check paperwork in all atriums and refill as
  • Repair any broken/missing items – as needed
  • Wash prayer table cloths and rags used weekly
  • Take home prayer table cloths and iron before needed for change in liturgical season.
  • Purchase items needed for the atrium like candles, colored pencils, paper, cleaning supplies as well as seasonal items for Pentecost/Easter etc.
  • Set up atriums for change in liturgical season.  Larger set-ups needed for Advent, Celebration of Light (after Christmas), Lent, Liturgy of the Light (after Easter) and Pentecost.
  • Create booklets/materials needed for new work being brought into the atrium
  • Check in with catechists to make sure they have everything they need for their classes and troubleshoot any problems the catechists see in the atrium.
  • Train school service students to help with the paperwork and organization of the atriums
  • Assist the Faith Formation Coordinator with liturgical celebrations for the Faith Formation program
  • Assist the Faith Formation Coordinator with the preparation of students for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and the Sacrament of First Eucharist

General Work Schedule

  • Tuesdays: 8 hours (During Parish Office Hours of 8:30am-4:30pm)
  • Wednesday Late Afternoon & Evening
  • Saturday/Sunday-As needed to attend/assist with Parent Retreats, Advent Family Event, Lenten Family Event, and 2nd Grade Sacraments and their Sacramental Retreats

Job Qualifications:  Experience and Training in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd required (Level II B preferred)  Demonstrated understanding of the Catholic tradition and its gift of sacraments  A willingness to pursue continuing education  Ability to work effectively with students and parents  Experience in education and curriculum development preferred

Organizational Name: Church of St. Peter

Organizational City: North St Paul

Position Contact Name: Tricia Engemuhle

Position Contact Title: Business Administrator

Position Contact Email:

Benefits: Not Included

Experience: Required

Salary / Range: $18-$23/hr

Setting: Information Not Provided

Number of Parish Households: 1,001-2,000

How to Apply

To apply please submit cover letter and resume via email to Fr. Ettore Ferrario, Pastor, at and Tricia Hengemuhle, Business Administrator, at

Job Categories: Faith Formation. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Commensurate with Experience.

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