Pastoral Associate

St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Parish invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Pastoral Associate. The Pastoral Associate fulfills a role integral to the life and effective functioning of the Parish and its ministries, partnering with the Rector of the Cathedral to provide overall leadership and direction for faith formation. Areas of responsibility and/or involvement will include assisting in the process and implementation of the Parish Pastoral Plan; meeting and consulting with parish committees and teams; communicating and coordinating with parishioners, groups, and other parishes within the deanery; direct pastoral care of parishioners; adult faith formation; Order of Christian Initiation of Adults; children’s religious education; and diocesan Safe Environment requirements. Preference will be given to candidates at least an undergraduate degree in pastoral ministry, religious education, theology, or a closely related field. Other requirements include spiritual maturity, defined in part as an actively practicing Roman Catholic who is in good standing with the Church, regularly receives the sacraments, and is faithful to the magisterium and Church teaching; good facilitating, consulting, and leadership skills; and previous experience in paid or volunteer parish ministry. Prospective candidates may send a cover letter and comprehensive resume, including compensation history and references with email contacts, to Very Reverend Ryan Maher, V.F. by email to [email protected], or by mail to 1101 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011.