Director of Faith Formation – Saint Paul Parish, Ramsey

General Description

The Parish Catechetical Leader has the responsibility for direction and formation of parish catechetical programs, as indicated below, in accordance with policies and guidelines of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Parish Catechetical Leader is a full member of the parish pastoral staff and participates in staff meetings.


  • Has good communication skills; oral and written
  • Has the capacity to work with various age levels; adult, youth and children
  • Has the skills required to select appropriate materials for use in catechetical programs
  • Committed to implementing all policies and guidelines of the parish and archdiocese
  • Is a believing Christian, a person of prayer, and a practicing Catholic

Education and/or Experience

  • Has a solid background in theological studies and/or religious education, and continually seeks updating through courses, seminars, workshops, books, and periodicals
  • Pursues continued growth in faith and spiritual direction
  • Has a broad understanding of Church in both its divine and human elements and characteristics, and helps others to grow in their understanding
  • Demonstrates digital literacy and is willing to incorporate media and digital tools as far as they enrich catechesis
  • Demonstrates organizational skills of planning, record keeping and budgeting

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