Divine Mercy Family of Parishes is a new grouping of 3 parishes within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Director of Religious Education (DRE) at Our Lady of the Visitation Church and School. The ideal candidate is a faithful Catholic, enthusiastic individual who has the ability to share their love of Christ and His Church with children and families, and the desire to form them as missionary disciples.
Primary Responsibilities include:
1. Oversee a comprehensive faith formation program for children from preschool through 8th grade, including Theology of the Body. 2. Coordinating and facilitating sacramental preparation for Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. 3. Plan and lead liturgical and devotional events for the school. 4. Recruit and train catechists for the Parish Religious Education Program (PREP), that serves students who attend public school. 5. Work with the Pastor, Director of Evangelization and Evangelization Team on creating a new model that is focused on parents as the primary educators of their children. 6. Supervise and work with an assistant. 7. Professionally communicate and interact with parishioners and staff.
1. Practicing Catholic who is faithful to the teachings of the Church and their daily prayer and sacramental life. 2. A bachelor's degree in Theology and/or Catechetics is preferred, but associated fields are acceptable. 3. Previous religious education experience is preferred but not required.