Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Classifieds (outside of Diocese of San José): Diocesan Director of Liturgy

Position Available: Diocesan Director of Liturgy
The Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas seeks a full-time Director of Liturgy. The Director of Liturgy is responsible for assisting the bishop, clergy and parishes of the Diocese of Fort Worth in attaining full, active, and conscious participation in the liturgy of the Church. Principal duties include: Knowing the liturgical documents and norms, the rites with their praenotandae, and learning the preferences of the bishop in matters of choice; serving as resource to clergy, parish staff, and others on liturgical practices, implementation and application of Liturgical norms and diocesan sacramental (liturgical) guidelines; and providing continuing liturgical education for clergy and liturgical ministers, particularly in understanding documents and instructions of the Church concerning worship, e.g. the diocesan organization for liturgy directors, coordinators, and music directors.

Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Theology, Liturgical Studies or a closely related field of study, prior experience in diocesan or parish liturgical work, and applicants should be bilingual (English/Spanish) in speaking, reading, writing and understanding. For a full job description and application, visit www.fwdioc.org.

If interested, e-mail a résumé to msimeroth@fwdioc.org or fax to (817) 244-8839, to the attention of Mark Simeroth, Director of Human Resources. Application due date is July 15. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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