Coordinator of Parish Family Faith Formation

Coordinator of Parish Family Faith Formation

Church of the Sacred Heart, Oxford (Chester County) Pennsylvania

Full-Time (24 hours per week)

Sacred Heart Church in Oxford, Pennsylvania, is seeking a Coordinator of Parish Family Faith Formation.  He/she must be a practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Church and committed to the authentic teaching of the Catholic faith promulgated in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Continued development, organization and supervision of the Parish Religious Education Program of Family Faith Formation of children and adults.

  • Recruits, trains and supervises catechists and other volunteers

  • Maintain records of students, catechists, registration and fees

  • Coordinates with catechists for the sacramental preparation of all parish children (First Holy Communion, First Penance, Confirmation)

  • Communicates regularly with families and assists parents in preparing children for the sacraments.

  • Coordinates Liturgy of the Word for Children; recruits and trains volunteers.

  • Attends Archdiocesan meetings/ training related to the position; participates in continuing education and faith formation programs


  • Baptized and practicing Catholic in good standing at his/her proper parish of registration. 

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Maintain an appropriate degree of personal decorum, confidentiality, and professionalism in attire, disposition, and interactions with others.    (Reference – A of P Standards of Ministerial Behavior and Boundaries).

  • Available to work a flexible schedule to include occasional weekends and evenings

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Publisher, and skills to navigate data-based programs (i.e. PDS) 


  • A religious education or teaching background, a related field and/or extensive experience in Faith Formation  

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume attention Rev. Michael Hennelly

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