To apply, email Michael.fed[email protected] with your cover letter and resume.
Facilitates and leads the worship life of Blessed Sacrament Parish assisting the faithful to full and active participation in liturgy and other opportunities for prayer.
Responsible for planning and executing 4 weekend Masses (4:00 PM on Saturday, 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 AM on Sunday)
Collaborates with the Pastor/Priest to manifest his vision for the liturgical year, liturgical season, and sacramental celebrations.
Fosters parishioner participation in the Mass/service.
Follows liturgical norms for Mass/service/rite with attention to aesthetics and needed materials/supplies, e.g., lines, bread, wine, sacred vessels, vestments, etc.
Plan and coordinate practice(s)/rehearsals.
Review/Maintain/Update worship hymnals/worship aids/booklets, as needed.
Fosters parishioner participation in music.
Directs and accompanies choir(s).
Coordinates music e.g., instrumentalist, cantors, choirs, etc. with liturgical plan.
Ensures organ, piano, and other instruments are maintained, repaired and tuned, as needed.
Ensures copyright and licensing requirement permissions for music.
Ensures qualified substitutes are enlisted when absent for Mass/service, funerals, weddings, etc.
Collaborates with other staff and acts as a resource for parish/school groups.
Meets regularly with ministry teams, e.g., practices, rehearsals, and meetings.
Coordinates and prepares liturgies and other worship experiences, in accordance with invitations and directives from the Archdiocese as appropriate.
Budget and Expenses:
Prepares annual budget.
Monthly monitor of expenses and revenues in regular communication/collaboration with the Director of Finances of Blessed Sacrament Parish.
Authorizes respective expenditures within the approved budget.
Attends meetings at the request of the Pastor/Parish Administrator/supervisor, both private and communal, including: weekly Parish Leadership Team (PLT) and monthly All Staff meetings.
Acts as a resource for the Pastoral Council, while not being a formal member of it.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, Masters preferred.
Accomplished in Organ, Piano and Vocal performance.
Has experience leading Catholic liturgy, including awareness of important liturgical documents that inform its proper exercise and implementation.
Knowledge of the Roman Missal, lectionary, liturgical year, liturgical norms and regulations, and liturgical tradition and practice.
Working knowledge in MS Office products.
Must have a valid driver's license for the State of Wisconsin.
Being a practicing Catholic in good standing is required (e.g., including a State Background Check, Certified in Safeguarding All God's Children; and, agreeing to the latest Archdiocesan Code.of Ethical Standards.)
Bilingual Spanish/English is an added plus/useful skill.