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Coordinator of Religious Education (Holy Comforter Catholic Church, Charlottesville)

Holy Comforter Catholic Church, a vibrant parish of 500 families in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE) to begin on June 1, 2019.

The CRE oversees all Christian Formation programs in the parish, including religious education for Pre-K through high school; adult formation; sacramental preparation for Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation; RCIA; and family faith formation. The CRE is a member of the staff, who is supervised by the pastor and guided by the Diocesan Office of Christian Formation. The CRE also reports to and is supported by a strong and active Christian Formation Committee, which serves as an advisory body.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a minimum of two years of catechetical experience and a college degree in theology/pastoral ministry or education, or in a related field. Excellent organizational, supervisory, and communication skills, and a willingness to collaborate with the pastor and other parish ministries are essential. Above all, applicants should have a solid understanding of our Catholic faith and a deep desire to provide all parishioners with opportunities to grow in that faith. Salary and benefits are consistent with diocesan guidelines.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Very Rev. Joseph Mary Lukyamuzi, V.F. at

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2019.