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Permanent Contract – Pastoral Co-ordinator

for The Office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism

The Archdiocese of Dublin is recruiting a Pastoral Co-ordinator for the Office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism. A highly motivated person is required with qualifications in theology and relevant pastoral experience to join a highly dedicated team delivering on the Archbishop’s goals for mission and evangelisation. The successful applicant will be a baptised Roman Catholic committed to the ethos of the Roman Catholic Church.

The Office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism

Evangelisation is an essential mission of the Church and in this mission the office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism supports the parish, groups and organisations in the Archdiocese. The office advances an understanding of evangelisation, promoting faith formation as well as providing resources to implement the Diocesan vision.

Pastoral Co-ordinator: The successful applicant for this vacancy will:

  • Work as part of a team to devise and implement initiatives for the Pastoral Areas and parishes.
  • Design appropriate resources and training programmes.
  • Work with Parish Pastoral Councils to assess needs and provide training and resources appropriate to each group.
  • Develop strategic pastoral plans for carrying out of evangelisation initiatives.

Requirements: The successful candidate will:

  • Be a baptised, practising Roman Catholic with a strong commitment to witness to Jesus Christ and his Church and a desire to serve his mission.
  • Have a Primary degree in Theology. A Masters degree in Theology or other additional qualifications relevant to this role is desirable.
  • Have 5 or more year’s relevant pastoral work experience which must include parish involvement.
  • Be supported and recommended by their own faith community.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and work collaboratively with others.
  • Have a full driver’s licence and the use of a car.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the proven ability to facilitate and evaluate adult learning.
  • Have highly developed project management skills with up-to-date IT skills.


Candidates should make their application for this role by submitting a curriculum vitae and covering letter stating clearly how the requirements set out above are met.

Applications should be made by email to Ms. Judith Maxwell, HR Manager,

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm, Monday 28th August 2017.

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Diocesan Co-Ordinator for Faith Formation and New Evangelisation

The Diocese of Waterford & Lismore (Bishops House, John’s Hill Waterford) are looking to the fill the position of Diocesan Co-Ordinator for Faith Formation and New Evangelisation.

The person will be  responsible, under the direction of the Bishop, to support the work of Faith Formation (including Youth Ministry) throughout the pastoral areas of the Diocese and ensure the ‘approach to initial proclamation, Christian initiation, New Evangelisation and theological reflection in the diocese, listening, supporting and encouraging all those who collaborate in these forms of ministry” (Share the Good News, National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland, 2010, paragraph 144).

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Applicants should send a cover letter and CV’s electronically to

or by post to – Diocesan Secretary, Bishops House, John’s Hill, Waterford, X91 P2K8.

The closing date for submissions is Thursday 31st August 2017.  It is envisaged that interviews for successful candidates would begin on or near 12 September.



Part-Time Caretaker – Iona Parish

Part-Time Caretaker required for St. Columba’s N.S.

Applications by post to: Chairperson B.O.M., St. Columba’s N.S., Iona Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

Letter of Application Required together with Referees (name, role and contact no.)

Closing date for Applications: Tuesday, 22nd August 2017.

Commencement date Thursday, August 31st 2017.


Organist/Choir Director –  Swords Parish

St. Colmcille’s Parish, Swords are looking to fill the position of Organist/Choir Director.

The Choir is well established and the Parish Community are very supportive of music ministry.

Please contact Fr. Michael Carey, Parochial House, Seatown Rd., Swords, Co Dublin on

Tel: 01 8407277.

For further information and to make an application please – Email:


Administration and Caretaking Roles (CES Scheme)  – Fairview Parish

Fairview parish have 3 vacant positions available under the Community Employment (C.E.) Scheme in the areas of Administration and Caretaking  in Our Lady’s Hall in September 2017.  Applicants must be over 25 years of age and unemployed for minimum one year.

Please send Curriculum Vitae to St Anthony’s House, off St. Lawrence’s Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3 or alternatively email to  —>

If you require any further info. Phone St Anthony’s Office on 01-8335300.


 Organist – Balally Parish

Balally Parish are looking to fill the role of Church Organist to play in their Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally Parish, Dublin 16.

Responsibilities include one Sunday Mass and one rehearsal mid-week from the end of August to the middle of June, plus Christmas and Easter ceremonies, and two concerts.  The person appointed will work in close collaboration with the Choir Director.

Please send an Application along with CV by email to:





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