Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Classifieds (outside diocese): Director of the Office of Worship

Position Available: Director of the Office of Worship for the Diocese of Raleigh

The Diocese of Raleigh is comprised of the 54 eastern-most counties of North Carolina and serves a rapidly growing and culturally diverse population in 76 parishes and 19 missions, chapels, and stations.

The Director of the Office of Worship is to assist the Diocesan Bishop in his role as the principle liturgist of the Diocese. The Director serves as a resource on liturgical matters to the Diocesan Bishop and to the parishes of the Diocese. The Director is responsible for coordinating all episcopal and Diocesan liturgies, recommends particular norms and praxis in keeping with the universal liturgical norms of the Church, and is able to conduct liturgical formation on the Diocesan and parish levels in appropriate collaboration with Diocesan offices.

The successful candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with a true love for God, His Church, and the Sacred Liturgy. The successful candidate will have completed a Master's or Licentiate degree in Liturgy or Liturgical Theology; have significant experience in planning and coordinating Diocesan and parish liturgies; have a proven understanding of the Spanish language and Hispanic liturgical customs; and have strong leadership and communication skills. Applicants are invited to send a resume and references to Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Raleigh, 715 Nazareth St., Raleigh, NC 27606. Fax: 919-821-9716; e-mail: leo [dot] tapler [at] raldioc [dot] org.