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Parish Catechetical Leader, St. Gabriel the Archangel Church, Saddle River, NJ

General Description

St. Gabriel the Archangel is located in the beautiful Saddle River Valley. For over fifty years, this Catholic parish has grown into a vibrant community of 1200 families from the surrounding towns of Saddle River, Ho-Ho-Kus, Waldwick and Ridgewood. The Parish Catechetical Leader is responsible for the direction and formation of the parish catechetical and sacramental programs in accordance with policies and guidelines of the Archdiocese of Newark.  


  • Practicing Catholic in compliance
  • Gives evidence of continuing personal spiritual growth
  • Has ability to work with all age levels: adult, youth and children.
  • Possesses pastoral discernment
  • Is able to handle conflict well
  • Is a self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Computer knowledge: Familiarity with MS Office 365, internet browsers, Google Suits,  Online registration platforms and database software, social media

Education and/or Experience 

  • Masters in theological studies and religious education preferred

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Kitchen Assistance Manager, St. John's Church & Soup Kitchen, Newark, NJ
General Description

The Kitchen assistant position is responsible for all aspects of food production for meals served on site, contracted meal sites, and occasional catering events. The position also is responsible for meal production requirements, and keeping the kitchen clean, healthy, and safe per local and state regulations. Kitchen assistant also help with kitchen volunteers, while handling all food donations to the agency. 


  • At least 3 years of kitchen experience with a preference given least one year experience making large group congregate meals
  • Proficient in Microsoft PC and Windows applications
  • Good leadership and interpersonal communication skills
  • Effectively speak to, lead, and guide the volunteers that assist in the kitchen

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Part-Time Director of Music Ministry
General Description

St. Philip the Apostle Church in Saddle Brook seeks part-time Director of Music Ministry.  The weekly commitment is organ/piano playing for five weekend Masses: 5:30 PM (Vigil), 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, and 12:00 PM; Holy days and special events when necessary, plus one office day per week on premises for liturgy preparation, staff interaction and any other managerial duties.  There will be additional compensation for funerals and weddings.  There are professional cantors at all Masses

Salary range:  $35,000 - 40,000 per year

Paid vacation days:  Two weeks


  • Competence on both organ and piano
  • Familiarity with traditional and contemporary repertoire
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create schedules
  • Organize meetings/practices and meet deadlines
  • Work cooperatively with Pastor and parish staff


Please email resume and cover letter to:


Cantor for Sunday Mass, St. Francis Church, Hoboken

St. Francis Church is seeking a Cantor for the 9:30 AM   Mass on Sunday mornings.  St. Francis would like to make the 9:30 Mass “The Children’s Mass” singing appropriate hymns easily sung by the children attending Sunday school.  Music Director will work with Cantor to achieve this goal.

Parking is not a problem as the church has two parking lots.

Please send your resume to:

 Phone no. 212-470-2721  


School Finance Manager

General Description

The School Finance Manager is responsible for oversight of day-to-day school finances.  The School Finance Manager reports to the Pastor, focusing on administrative aspects of the school financial operation in accordance with RCAN policies and guidelines. This enables the Pastor and Principal to focus more purposefully on their pastoral mission.


  • Excellent skills in communication, grammar, time management.
  • Strong problem solving, project management, and analytical skills.
  • Strong desire to work in a faith-based community, embracing all its complexities and challenges.

Education and/or Experience

  • College graduate or its equivalent required.
  • Major in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance preferred.
  • Five to ten years’ experience in business or management preferred.
  • Computer, Microsoft, IT skills and knowledge of accounting principles required.
  • Experience and knowledge of basic non-profit accounting practice, laws, and requirements.

Interested applicants please apply with a resume to Nancy Lystash:

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Part Time Pastoral Associate

General Description

To work with other parish staff in providing clerical and administrative support to the pastor and the parish. To coordinate the ministries in the parish and liaise with the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center on pastoral matters.


  • Practicing Catholic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills for clerical activities
  • Ability to work within a team

Education and/or Experience

  • 2 or more years’ experience
  • Undergraduate degree

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should send their resume to: PASTOR:


Part Time Parish Secretary

General Description

To work with other parish staff in providing clerical and administrative support to the pastor and the parish.


  • Practicing Catholic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills for clerical activities
  • Ability to work within a team

Education and/or Experience

  • Undergraduate degree

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should send their resume to: PASTOR:


St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bloomfield, NJ

Category: Pastoral Ministry

Terms: Part-Time Employee

Experience: 2-5 Years

Education: Undergraduate Degree

Base Pay: Salary

Job Description:

The Pastoral Associate will help to work with the parish staff and heads of various ministries in an effort to revive the Pastoral Life here at St. Thomas the Apostle. In addition the Pastoral Associate will help to minister to those who are homebound as a way to help them stay connected to the parish family.

Send applications or inquiries to:


Part-Time Middle School Coordinator for Faith Formation

General Role Description
The Middle School Coordinator for Faith Formation has the responsibility to coordinate all Gr. 6-8 Faith Formation programs and activities, guided by the Director of Faith Formation, and in accordance with policies and guidelines in the Archdiocese of Newark.
General Responsibilities
Formation Programs for Adolescents in Gr. 6-8 and their families

- Will direct and facilitate ongoing catechesis for adolescents and their families

  • Will implement the curriculum and resources to be used in the parish programs
  • Will provide a catechetical program that includes catechesis for the entire family. This will be done in collaboration with the Director of Faith Formation
  • Will coordinate the special sessions (e.g. prayer services, service, etc.) with the Director of Faith Formation & the Faith Formation Administrative Assistant
  • Will help the Director of Faith Formation to recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for middle school sessions

- Will work with appropriate staff to ensure that we serve and include everyone in our parish community

- Will provide supportive and timely communication for parents

- Will help the Faith Formation Administrative Assistant keep updated information for the parish database and email system

Parish Collaboration
- Will connect 8th graders to Youth Group by distributing any communications from the Youth Minister, and help build a culture of discipleship by encouraging participation in Youth Group
- Works with the Director of Faith Formation and RCIA team to support the preparation of children of catechetical age for initiation
- Will include the Academy of St. Paul families in programming i.e. Middle School Summer Service Camp, NET retreats, etc.
- Will attend parish staff meetings as needed
Other Responsibilities
- Will attend Archdiocesan training and meetings for Parish Catechetical Leaders, such as the Gathering and the Forum. The Middle School Coordinator is encouraged to participate in other archdiocesan meetings, conferences, and events sponsored by the Catechetical Office or other Offices of the Archdiocese as the job description warrants
- Will follow the budget set by the Director of Faith Formation and business manager
- Will perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon as necessary throughout the year
Skills, Knowledge and Requirements Needed:
- Knowledge of Church teachings, Scripture, and Catechetical requirements
  • Provided in training and ongoing formation through the Catechetical Office
- Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with staff, parents, catechists, and members of the parish
- Ability to develop and implement goals and objectives
- Ability to relate to and work with adolescents in Gr. 6-8
- Organizational skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft and Google Suite, teleconferencing platforms, and other digital tools
- Willing to work with a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends. (Calendar to be determined in collaboration with the Director for Faith Formation.)
The Pastor and Director of Faith Formation will evaluate the performance of the Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator midway through the year and at the end of the year. The evaluation should be based upon the Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator’s execution of the tasks and duties stated above, as well as compliance with the requirements of the Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator’s memo of hire.
The Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator is expected to be a person of faith and give witness to the faith by the life she or he lives. They will take time to develop her/his own prayer life. She/he will continue to develop needed skills (catechetical, theological, managerial, etc.) by enrolling in university courses or by attending seminars and workshops designed for professional development. The Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator will at all times abide by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct.
Those interested in apply, please provide a resume to


Full-Time Youth Ministry Director, East Hanover, New Jersey



Saint Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover, New Jersey is looking for a Youth Ministry Director who will be responsible for implementing and leading a successful Life Teen & Edge program.

Experience as director of youth ministry in a parish, or other proven leadership experience, as well as experience with Life Teen is strongly preferred. A letter of recommendation from your pastor as well as two additional letters are required. This position includes frequent weekend and weeknight responsibilities.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Motivated, and creative: The YMD will build an effective Youth Ministry program from the ground up. The YMD will work in conjunction with our Director of Religious Education and will collaborate with the Confirmation Program Director.
  • Passionately Roman Catholic: Well-formed in theology and Church teaching.
  • Ready to Lead: The YMD will recruit, lead, train and develop volunteers to assist with the YM program.
  • Excellent Communicator: The YMD will maintain contact with the students, parents, and parishioners. The YMD must be comfortable with public speaking and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient with Computer Programs: Excel, Word, Google and social media platforms.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theology or catechesis
  • Knowledge of LifeTeen/Edge program


St. Rose offers a competitive salary based on years of experience and educational formation. In addition, we offer health insurance, dental insurance, long term disability insurance, generous vacation time, as well as a 403B plan and other benefits as outlined by the Diocese of Paterson. The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will have appropriate office space and all essential materials provided by the parish. St. Rose is prepared to offer a relocation bonus. 


 How to Apply:  Please email Kelly Robertazzi, Youth Ministry Assistant


                          or call Cathy Seborowski   973-887-5572 ext 128



Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, West Orange

Part Time Faith Formation Teacher (Grade 7-12)

General Description

The Faith Formation Teacher for Grade 7-12 is also preparing young people for the Sacrament of Confirmation in classroom format. The Faith Formation Teacher is expected to use video, audio, multi-media presentation tools and will have a room with Wi-fi access, projector, screen, sound in order to do so. They are asked to create lesson plans, teach, supervise, and recruit volunteers to help with the program. They will schedule the retreat for Confirmation with an outside group (Fiat Ventures) and also operate a chastity/virtue talk with Lifenet. The Faith Formation Teacher is asked to communicate regularly with students via email, to take attendance, and to send out make-up work as needed.

Teacher will report to the pastor. Questions may be addressed to Father Jim Ferry at Our Lady of Lourdes (973-325-0110).

Total number of students: Currently (in 2021-2022 school year) we have 40 students in a 2-year program. 20 of the 40 students complete the program each year and receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in September, annually.

The "current" class schedule meets 20 times in a school year, with 14 classes on Monday evening (7 pm – 8:30 pm) and 6 classes on Sunday after the 9:30 am Mass  (10:30 am – 11:15 am).


Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.

Ability to teach and move around the classroom assisting students for up to 2 hours at a time.

Technical Computer Skill

Computer skills including Microsoft Office, use of computer to make presentations, e-mail, texting.

If interested, please submit resume to email OLLWONJ@VERIZON.NET , subject line "Attention Father Jim Ferry, Pastor"


Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church - Cedar Knolls

Director of Music Ministries, Full Time

General Description

The Director of Music Ministries is a professional musician who is rooted in an understanding and appreciation of the Roman Catholic Faith and its Liturgy.  The Director is responsible for planning, coordination, and execution of music within many parish celebrations and events. The Director knows and values the mission of the Church to Evangelize all peoples. The Director is passionate about the Vision and Mission of the parish of Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church.


  • Direct all parish music programs
  • Work in collaboration with the staff and ministry leadership
  • Provide guidance and leadership in music implementation that serves the mission of the parish
  • Prepare and manage the Music Ministry budget
  • Develop, lead, and schedule a team of cantors to assist in liturgical celebrations
  • Develop, lead, support, and schedule supplemental musicians as needed
  • Develop and support all parish choirs
  • Encourage, develop, and support the congregational voices of God’s people to sing at all liturgies
  • Maintain a presence in the parish in collaboration with parish staff
  • Prepare and produce all electronic and print worship aides for parish liturgies
  • Arrange music or find suitable arrangements as necessitated by parish choirs and ensembles
  • Maintain and augment the parish music library
  • Ensure that all licenses and copyright permissions are available and current
  • Oversee maintenance of the parish sound system and sound equipment
  • Complete or update Virtus and safety training for working with children
  • Any other related responsibilities as designated by the pastor


  • Practicing Catholic
  • Accomplished, organist/pianist
  • Ability to arrange/transcribe music for supplemental musicians  
  • A self-starter, eager to engage in the mission of the parish
  • Committed to team building
  • Values confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Values accountability 


  • Bachelors’ degree (or higher) in music preferred
  • Understanding of Catholic liturgy
  • Prior experience as a liturgical musician preferred


  • The Director of Music is accountable to the Pastor


  • The Director of Music Ministries is a full-time position
  • Salaried position (35 hours per week) with benefits
  • Compensation is commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience

To apply, send your resume, with a minimum of two references (one personal and one professional) to:

Good Shepherd Parish - Irvington, NJ

Secretary of the Rectory

Job Description:

This is a full-time job.  The applicant will serve as the Secretary of the Rectory and will report directly to the Pastor.   It is expected to perform administrative responsibilities including preparation of the weekly bulletin, letters, reports, maintenance of the parishioner’s database, meeting the requirements of the parishioners (mass registration, issuance of certificates, etc.), among other administrative duties.


  • Practicing Catholic.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Intermediate experience working with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher (ability to create, edit, save, and send spreadsheets, documents, presentations).
  • English speaker. (Spanish is a plus but not essential for the position.)

Applicants can send the resumes at with this reference in the Subject: “Open Position-Rectory Secretary” or call at 973 375-8568 for further information.

St. Michael's Church, Union, NJ

Part-time Business Manager

The candidate must be a Practicing Catholic;

Strongly committed to Servant Leadership

Bachelor’s degree or above, with 3-5 years of business experience

Knowledge of accounting principles and practices

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Quick books 

Ability to use financial reporting programs

Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to organize work effectively

Including maintaining effective record keeping systems

Strong communication skills

Ability to compose correspondence and reports

Ability to relate well with variety of persons

Ability to manage, maintain confidentiality, prioritize, and be flexible.

For consideration, please send your resume to



Human Resources Contacts

Deacon John J. McKenna
Vice Chancellor/Executive Director

Christiane Mendoza
Human Resources Manager
Administrative responsibilities for policies, procedures and activities relating to all phases of human resources

Dennis Miller
Director of Employee Benefits
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans, administration of the group medical, dental, life and disability programs for parishes, schools and institutions

Maria T. Joyner
Associate Director of Employee Benefits
Employee & Clergy claim questions, severance plan claims, disability and FMLA questions

Thomas Murphy
Director of Pension
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans

Elena Skinner
Associate Director of Pensions
Lay & Priests’ Pension plan calculations, administration and billing