Stewardship and Communications

Sacred Heart Church is hiring a full time stewardship and communications person.

We are a vibrant parish of about 1800 families. We are staffed by Jesuits and made up mostly of immigrants from Spanish speaking countries, primarily from Mexico and Central America, but with numbers of people also from Caribbean and South American countries.  There is also a growing community of English speakers, drawn to our Jesuit heritage, namely Ignatian spirituality and a commitment to walking with the marginalized.

The successful candidate will develop and oversee a comprehensive program to form parishioners and foster a culture of stewardship that includes stewardship of time, talent, and treasure.

This person will also develop, consolidate, and oversee all parish communications, including bulletin, website, electronic newsletter, and social media platforms.

The person we hire needs to be bilingual (English and Spanish) and have strong communication skills, oral and written, in both languages.

The person needs cross cultural competence, that is, he or she must be familiar with, at home in, and easily navigate both North American and diverse Latino cultures.

Due to the nature of the position, the person also needs to be a practicing Roman Catholic and willing to become part of our parish community.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and complete Diocesan Application to Alfredo Arreola, Sacred Heart Director of Administration, at

Director for Youth Evangelization


The Director for Youth Evangelization will oversee the parish’s religious youth ministry programs. The director’s primary goal will be to lead young people and their families into an encounter with Christ in the Church. A qualified candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of the Catholic faith, a missionary heart, a love for working with youth, a desire to serve in a multicultural parish, and the ability to communicate in both English and Spanish. Included in this position will be a place on the parish leadership team that collaborates with the pastor to develop strategic goals for the community. 


  • Administer and run the second year Confirmation program. 
  • Plans, develops, and implements a schedule of social opportunities for the youth of the parish to form community identity and establish peer relationships within the parish community. 
  • Serves as a member of the parish staff. Participates in decision-making regarding total parish direction and activities. Attends staff meetings, faith formation team meetings, prayer days and educational days.
  • Connects with other youth ministry groups and committees in the diocese and in appropriate professional associations.
  • Keeps youth, parents and the parish informed of Diocesan programs, social, service and retreat opportunities. 
  • Manages all social media accounts associated with the Youth Ministry. 
  • Ability to recruit Core Team members to be discipleship leaders for the youth.
  • Invites, trains, motivates, evaluates, and promotes faith formation of small group leaders, youth & adult leaders, and volunteers.
  • Obtains parental support and consent for activities.
  • Provides supervisor with timely program activity reports and evaluations. 


  • High School Graduation or equivalent required. 
  • Two years of experience in youth ministry work.
  • Conversational English and Spanish language ability required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of youth evangelization, methodology, and best practices with the goal of intentional discipleship.
  • Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills required.
  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus and a deep love for His Church.
  • Fully aligned with the teachings of the Church and the vision for an accompaniment and relationship-focused support.
  • Ability in developing a vision and creating initiatives designed to meet the needs of the parish culture that are consistent with the parish plan, including methods to assess the success of the programs and offerings.
  • Strong understanding of Catholic culture, structures, parish life, ministries, and roles Demonstrated ability of project management skills.
  • Be able to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues.


  • Compensation is commensurate with the candidate’s experience.
  • We offer a full complement of benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability, flexible spending account (FSA), and matching 403(b). Full-time benefits are according to Diocesan policy. 
  • Job offer is contingent on the successful passing of Compliance with BCI&I background checks and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” course.


Send cover letter, resume, and references to: Desmond Webster at

Director of Marriage and Family Life

General Position Summary:  This position exists to provide diocesan programs which enhance the Catholic vision of family life, especially in preparation for the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony.  While offering programs for marriage enrichment as well as divorced, separated, and widowed persons, this position also serves as a resource to parishes in their marriage and family life ministry.   

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Direct the diocesan program of Marriage preparation by teaching Pre-Cana and Today-Tomorrow-Forever classes using material and curriculum approved by the Department Director of Catechesis. 
  • Train sponsor couples for executing parish-level Marriage preparation (Fully Engaged) 
  • Meet with parish Marriage Coordinators on a quarterly basis to inform, train, and enrich their ministry.
  • Direct the execution of Marriage enrichment conferences as well as events for divorced, separated, and widowed persons.
  • Direct the execution of End-of-Life and Bioethics conferences. 
  • Collaborate in developing and presenting courses for the St. Junipero Serra Institute.
  • Assist parishes in forming their marriage and family life ministry.
  • Monitor any apostolates providing for marriage and family life ministry.      
  • Responsible for all other projects, tasks, etc., as assigned. 

Typical Decisions and/or Recommendations Made in This Position: 

  • In collaboration with the Department Director of Catechesis, this position makes managerial decisions regarding budget.

Supervision Given and/or Received: 

  • Received:  Direct supervision given to this position from Department Director of Catechesis. 

Internal Contacts: 

  • Priests, Deacons, Employees, Volunteers, and/or Parishioners. 

External Contacts: 

  • Diocesan Staff and/or Vendors            

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements: 

  • This position works in a typical office environment but is subject to stress due to the evolving and quickly expanding business needs, tight deadlines, and heavy workloads. 

Travel Requirements: 

  • Some travel required to Diocesan Parishes as well as vendors for supplies. 

Education and Experience Preferred: 

  • Master’s degree in Theology, required. 
  • National Catholic Bioethics Center certification, preferred.
  • 4-7 years’ experience in Marriage and Family, preferred.       

Knowledge and Skills Preferred: 

  • Active member in good standing of a Roman Catholic parish, required.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church, Catholic sacraments, and Catholic rites, required.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church including an in-depth familiarity with its structures, functions, and institutions.
  • Knowledge of Canon Law regarding Marriage required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and pastoral ability required.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, and work well independently as well as on a team.
  • Must possess effective time-management techniques as well as the ability to think proactively and critically.
  • Must be able to effectively manage group dynamics as well as interpersonal relationships to yield positive results.
  • Skill in public speaking required.
  • Skill in working with high level clergy and public officials required.
  • Skill in writing and editing various documents required.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks, complete tasks per established guidelines and deadlines required.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times required.
  • Ability to proficiently communicate in English and Spanish (conversing, reading, and writing), required.              

The Catholic Center
800 West Loop 820 South
Fort Worth, Texas 76108-2919

Faculty Position in Latino Theology and Ministry, Director of MA degree in Ministerial Leadership (Faculty of the Practice)

Boston College: School of Theology & Ministry: Religious Ed Pastoral Min


Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a faculty of the practice in Latino Theology and Ministry (open rank) for a five-year period funded by a Lilly Endowment grant. The appointee will coordinate the process of designing a new MA degree in Ministerial Leadership, serve as its director, and teach one or two graduate-level courses in theology and ministry annually. This will be an STM appointment located within the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin in July 2024. More information on Boston College, the School of Theology and Ministry can be found at


Candidates should have a PhD in Practical Theology, Theology and Education, or similar theological/ministerial academic training (ABD candidates will be considered) with demonstrated experience and expertise in ministerial leadership with Hispanic Catholics in the United States. Candidates must be fully bilingual, English and Spanish, and knowledgeable about ecclesial and ministerial realities associated with U.S. born/U.S. reared Latinos. Experience in higher education is strongly preferred, particularly teaching graduate students preparing for ministry. Candidates should possess a commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry; familiarity with Roman Catholic polity and pastoral life is essential. Strong organizational and time management skills are key to this position. Experience designing curriculum and a research agenda are desirable, yet not required.

Candidates should be prepared to assume administrative leadership designing and directing a new MA in Ministerial Leadership and to teach one or two courses per year in theology, ministry, leadership, or religious education from a Latino Catholic perspective.  

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is February 9th, 2024, though the position will remain open until filled.  We will begin reviewing applications on February 12th, 2024.

Applications should include:

  • cover letter stating your interest in the position
  • curriculum vitae
  • letters of recommendation from three professional contacts. One recommender should attest to administrative skills and potential.
  • writing sample reflective of your academic research

For more information, please contact:

Associate Director of News (ADN), Archdiocese of New York

ORGANIZATION AND DEPARTMENT:       Archdiocese of New York – The Good Newsroom

The Archdiocese of New York serves the pastoral and spiritual needs of 2.5 million Catholics in nearly 300 parishes throughout its three boroughs of New York City and seven counties to the north. The Archdiocese includes 172 Catholic schools serving more than 53,000 students from Pre-K through 12th grade. Additionally, the Archdiocese helps more than 400,000 individuals each year through Catholic Charities, and it provides compassionate care to patients and families through ArchCare, the healthcare ministry. 

The Good NewsroomTM is the digital news outlet of the Archdiocese of New York, providing daily updates and stories about the good works of the Catholic Church within our region. With the goal of enhancing a sense of community among Catholics and non-Catholics, The Good Newsroom was launched in late November 2022 to better communicate with the Archdiocese faithful as well as the broader community. 

The newsroom is designed to evangelize and engage audiences with uplifting stories and news about the people, parishes, and ministries of the Archdiocese. To accomplish this, the newsroom utilizes all of the modern communication forms available including video, articles, photography, and essays. This outreach is enhanced by a quick-publishing model which brings excitement and vitality to the Archdiocese’s communications. As a result, The Good Newsroomreaches and informs many thousands of people via our dedicated website and social media channels, as well as our App and e-newsletter. 

Learn more at and through our social media channels:






Reporting to the Executive Editor, the Associate Director of News will be an experienced leader in The Good NewsroomDepartment and will oversee all news planning, manage the day-to-day newsroom activities, and report on successful news coverage and departmental progress. 

S/he will collaborate with other members of the department and the organization to ensure that priorities and plans are aligned with other organizational initiatives. The ADN will be experienced in leading and managing people. S/he will be a proactive, innovative, digitally savvy reporter with well-developed understanding of the news business and proven project management skills.

The ADN will oversee a department of three professionals and will be the primary backup to the Executive Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop understanding of the goals of The Good Newsroom in terms of community journalism, engagement, and the nuances of communicating about Catholic topics.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Editor and key members of the Newsroom staff, create a communication plan that includes specific objectives and goals. Develop monthly, weekly, and daily news calendars, ensuring that all topics and story ideas are considered on a timely basis. 
  • With staff and freelancers, identify content requirements and develop story ideas that are comprehensive, to include nonbreaking news topics (e.g., features, religious education, and other areas important to the Archdiocese). Be the point person to receive story ideas from numerous internal and external sources and respond appropriately.
  • Develop a high-performing team through excellent mentoring, coaching, and management.
  • Be an ambassador for The Good Newsroom brand. Articulate the culture and values of the organization and ensure consistency of messaging through all communication channels: website, social media, email, and other e-communications.
  • Support a unified brand-management environment and optimize asset-management usage.
  • Assign articles to freelance writers, videographers, and photographers, as needed. Support internal processes ensuring that legal agreements and payments are current, and assets are utilized in accordance with established terms.
  • When appropriate, partner with the Advertising Department to support advertiser engagement and revenue opportunities. Make certain that the editorial calendar is presented to potential advertisers on a timely basis.
  • Contribute to the management of the departmental budget and other duties as required.
  • Serve as a leader, partner, and team member who provides support and assistance across The Good NewsroomDepartment and throughout the Archdiocese of New York.



  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or other related fields is required. An advanced degree is preferred.



  • A MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN A NEWSROOM (print and/or broadcast.) is required.
  • Proven experience in MANAGING A TEAM in digital publishing 
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church and some familiarity with the Archdiocese of New York is required.
  • Significant experience writing, editing and/or video/audio production along with a portfolio demonstrating competency in these types of communication projects is required.
  • Proficient in digital-content management and promotion of content through websites, social media, and email. 
  • Demonstrated creativity in conceiving new content and messaging and leveraging it across multiple platforms. Keeps abreast of communication trends and creates opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people and telling stories about and with underrepresented communities.
  • Excellent project manager, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects on very tight deadlines.
  • Straightforward, results-driven person with unquestionable personal integrity. Exudes credibility and professionalism. Possesses strong interpersonal skills. 
  • A highly committed, community-minded individual, with the necessary drive and stamina to respond to the demands of the institution and work collaboratively to achieve results in a fast-paced work environment. 
  • A writing test will be required.


The compensation package is competitive, with a comprehensive package of health and employee benefits. 


Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter as attachments to:

Ms. Dale Corey, Director of Research

3D Leadership, LLC

The cover letter should not be more than one page and should include information on why you are interested in joining the Archdiocese of New York and The Good Newsroom, as well as what makes you uniquely qualified for the position. 

The Archdiocese of New York is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization, Associate Director

Summary: The Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization is seeking an Associate Director who is bi-lingual (English/Spanish) to serve the diverse communities throughout the archdiocese. This is a full-time position. The Associate Director of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization will work to provide a broad-based ministry guided by the principles of V Encuentro and Renewing the Vision.


– Bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology, or a related field is required.

– Master’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology, or a related field is recommended.

– Minimum of five years of experience in ministry with adolescents.

– Thorough understanding of Catholic teaching and ability to teach.

– Knowledge of the principles of V Encuentro and Renewing the Vision.

-Organizational and management skills are required.

– Moderate to high-level competence in designing digital content

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements* to with the job title Associate Director – OACE in the subject line. 
*Applicants that do not include salary requirement may not be considered.

Contractor – Outreach/Information

Contractor – Outreach/Information
Department: Justice, Peace and Human Development, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Office: Education & Outreach

  • $30-$35/hour depending on experience
  • 25-35 hours/week
  • Contractor may be located in any U.S. state.
    Contractor will assist the Office of Education & Outreach to provide technical assistance and
    coordination for communication and outreach efforts by the Department of Justice, Peace and Human
    Development. Tasks will include maintaining and updating web pages, databases, e-mail efforts, Zoom
    meetings, webinars, document inventories, other written materials, and communication and outreach
    resources. Basic comprehension of written Spanish is helpful.
  • Creates, monitors and maintains departmental web pages.
  • Monitors and maintains JPHD webpages on and departmental external websites
    (,, and Catholic Social Ministry Gathering event registration and
  • Assists with e-newsletter communications, action alerts, electronic surveys and forms, Zoom
    meetings, and webinars.
  • Provides administrative support for departmental written materials (e.g. documentation,
    backgrounders, flyers etc.) as well as statements and publications.
  • Maintains and coordinates updates of the departmental databases.
  • Maintains departmental Photo Library.
  • Maintains department’s document inventory.
  • Updates JPHD’s electronic resources and materials.
  • Enters information for “Voter Voice” advocacy system for JPHD action alerts and assists other
    departments when needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge on USCCB systems, such as Sharepoint, Onedrive, Zoom,
    myUSCCB, etc. and provides assistance within JPHD.
  • Provides administrative support for check requests, internal conference transfer requests, etc.
  • Orders supplies, materials, publications, and give-away items for conferences.
  • Monitors subscriptions, including renewals and submission of receipts.
  • In-person attendance required at annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, which usually occurs
    in late January or early February. Provides on-site support to set up and oversee staff office and
    exhibits, provide technical support, troubleshooting and participant assistance.
  • Possible opportunity to periodically assist with departmental exhibits at conferences (1-3/year)
  • Attends all-office meetings bi-weekly and participates in 1-1 meetings as needed.
    Potential contractors should contact Jill Rauh, Director of Education & Outreach, at

Communications Manager for Social Mission

Communications Manager for Social Mission  (Full Time)
Department-Office-Secretariat: Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development
Date Posted: July 18, 2023

Join a team of mission-driven employees to support the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development. The Communications Manager for Social Mission manages and implements the communications efforts of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Committees it serves; oversees strategic development and implementation of communications and outreach strategies and tools; implements communications initiatives and campaigns; and coordinates the communications systems for the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development (JPHD) including websites, electronic communications, social media, and databases. The Communications Manager for Social Mission helps promote and implement the bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference. 

 This position requires knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Church and its social teachings; commitment to JPHD’s work and mission; and demonstrated communications, media outreach, and social media skills. Training and competence are required in web-based monitoring and related programs and in understanding various social media tools, tactics, and platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, podcasts). Excellent written and verbal communication skills and relational abilities are required, including editing copy, creating and conducting training/presentations, writing for a variety of audiences (bishops, diocesan staff, parishioners, etc.), as well as proficiency in Canva, Hootsuite, Mailchimp, Zoom, and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Educational and professional requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree and five years of related experience. 

 The USCCB office is in Northeast Washington, DC, near The Basilica and the Catholic University of America campus, just a few blocks from the Brookland stop on the red line. USCCB offers a fantastic suite of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, parental leave, tuition assistance, 403(b) contributions, and free parking to those who commute by vehicle. USCCB offers the ability to work a hybrid schedule. 

Hispanic Ministry Director in Alexandria Louisiana

Hispanic Ministry Job Description Diocese of Alexandria, LA

Supports the Department of Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship in ensuring that our Hispanic brothers and sisters within the Diocese of Alexandria are welcomed, cared for, evangelized, and transformed into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ. Focus will be placed upon strengthening each parish’s disciples of Jesus Christ and strengthening parish outreach to the Hispanic community, to Hispanic immigrants and youth.


•Be familiar with the USCCB and diocesan documents concerning Hispanic Ministry and outreach and be able to work with the different areas within the department to implement and incorporate these various principles into areas of formation and evangelization. The documents include but are not limited to:

*U.S. Catholic Bishops, National Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry (USCCB 1987)

*Communion and Mission: A Guide for Bishops and Pastoral Leaders on Small Church Communities (USCCB 1995)

*Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Unity in Diversity (USCCB 2000)

*Encuentro and Mission: A Renewed Pastoral Framework for Hispanic Ministry (USCCB 2002)

*Proceedings & Conclusions – V National Encuentro of Hispanic Ministry (USCCB 2019)

*Creating a Culture of Encounter: A Guide for Joyful Missionary Disciples (USCCB 2019)

•Have a particular focus on Hispanic immigrant issues, as well as ministry to migrant farmworkers, and prisoners.

• Assist in encouraging a practical “Pastoral de Conjunto” among the Agents Pastorales, that is, the priests and pastoral ministers serving in Hispanic Ministry.

•Assist in forming a Hispanic Advisory Committee composed of the Agents Pastorales to act as a “sounding board” for all matters related to the Hispanic Ministry.

•Serve on various committees and task forces to include any diocesan initiatives with a focus on making Hispanic Ministry an integral part of Pastoral Planning.

•Work in collaboration with the different areas within the department to develop materials that are not only sensitive to the needs of the Hispanics within the Diocese, but which also:

*Promote a model of Church that is evangelizing, communal, and missionary.

*Are committed to promoting leadership among the Hispanic population.

*Are rooted in the reality of the Hispanic people.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•Good oral and written communication skills.

•Bilingual and bicultural.

•Strong presentation skills with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly while facilitating dialogue and collaboration among a variety of constituencies.

•Strong customer service and hospitality skills.

•Strong MS Office Suite and computer skills.

•Strong organizational skills with ability to work independently and handle multiple projects at the same time while paying attention to details.

•Strong ability to work collaboratively, strategically and creatively with various staff and stakeholders in support of the Hispanic Ministry, evangelization and advancing the mission of sharing Christ in and through the Church.

•A demonstrable proficiency in accurately and passionately transmitting the Catholic faith.

•Working knowledge of parish structures and dynamics.

•Knowledge of and support for the teaching of the Catholic faith.

•Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends.

Education and Experience Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, catechetics or related field preferred.

•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in evangelization, catechesis in a ministerial/parish setting with the Hispanic population is highly preferred.

Travel Required

•Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel throughout the Diocese of Alexandria.

Additional Requirements

•Must be a Catholic in good standing and adhere to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

•Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values.

•Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding any diocesan information gained within the Diocese of Alexandria.

•Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

The Diocese of Alexandria is an equal opportunity employer and does not illegally discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, or marital or other legally protected status. The Diocese of Alexandria is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity and encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.