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As a service to our community and our graduates, Aquinas Institute offers a job posting board. Aquinas Institute reserves the right to control the content of this material. To request to post a position, please email Bridget Kostello, Coordinator of Marketing and Communications, at

Coordinator of Liturgy and Music (Part-Time)

St. Stephen Parish
901 S. Main St./PO Box 458
Caseyville, IL 62232

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  • Facilitates and leads the worship of St. Stephen's Parish, assisting the faithful to full and active participation in liturgy and other opportunities for prayer
  • Responsible for planning and executing four masses
  • Collaborates with the Pastor to manifest his vision for the liturgical year, liturgical season, and sacramental celebrations
  • Fosters parishioner participation in the Mass/service
  • Directs and accompanies choirs
  • Salary negotiated based on experience and education


  • Is accomplished in organ and piano
  • Is experienced leading Catholic liturgy, including awareness of important liturgical documents that inform its proper exercise and implementation
  • Has knowledge of the Roman Missal, lectionary, liturgical year, liturgical norms and regulations, and liturgical tradition and practice
  • Is a practicing Catholic in good standing
  • *Fluency is Spanish/English is an added plus

Posted 11.9.2023


Coordinator of Campus Ministry

Briar Cliff University
3303 Rebecca St.
Sioux City, IA 51104

Job Summary: Responsible for developing the liturgical, pastoral, spiritual, and faith community life on campus, as well as designing and implementing a comprehensive campus ministry enrollment program, in keeping with the mission of the University and the Catholic church in higher education.



  • Facilitate and provide spiritual guidance to all students of all faiths within the campus community.
  • Provide, create, and coordinate opportunities for ongoing faith development through retreats, bible studies, programming, and grief support.
  • Provide spiritual direction and/or pastoral counseling to all BCU community members.
  • Provide areas of discernment both via the RCIA programming and areas of vocational discernment.
  • Provide leadership to student lead groups.
  • Facilitate a positive relationship to the community, Diocese and Sisters of St. Francis


  • Supervise, coordinate, schedule, and maintain liturgical services, spaces, and items.

Service/Mission Outreach

  • Coordinate events that provide outreach to the external community in ways that emphasize Catholic and Franciscan values.
  • Provide oversight of the volunteer opportunities for students.
  • Assist with various programming on campus to provide facilitation, leadership, and organizing.


  • Monitor the Campus Ministry budget and special accounts.
  • Provide oversight to Campus Ministry student workers.
  • Oversee the Campus Ministry purchase of needed supplies.
  • Compile the quarterly Board of Trustees Report for Campus Ministry.
  • Serve on a variety of campus committees.
  • Manage and maintain the website and social media for the campus ministry.
  • Maintain contact with the Diocesan Office in any liturgical celebrations and pastoral issues.
  • Respond to other duties/committee work as needed for the good of the University.


  • Master’s degree (M.A.) in theology/religious education or its equivalent.
  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must understand and support the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, including moral and pastoral teachings.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.


  • Ability to organize and direct major work projects.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor with attention to detail, excellent interpersonal, and strong supervisory and organizational skills with the ability to manage and develop staff.
  • Works frequently with confidential information requiring discretion and integrity.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with others, including good listening skills and a compassionate heart.
  • Ability to review and evaluate programs for effectiveness with a strategic and intentional approach.
  • Availability in the evening and weekend hours.


Posted 10.9.2023


Professor of Homiletics

St. John's Seminary
5012 Seminary Rd.
Camarillo, CA   93012

Proposed start date: July 1, 2024

Full-time, contract
Salary commensurate with experience

St. John's Seminary, a Roman Catholic theology school in Camarillo, California, offers graduate degrees for seminarians pursuing priesthood and lay students pursuing Catholic pastoral ministry. Our mission is to prepare future priests and lay leaders to serve in the Catholic Church.

We are seeking a full-time faculty member to join the Seminary as a Professor in Homiletics beginning July 2024.


  • Teaching 4-5 courses per year in MDiv, MA and MAPM programs
  • Maintaining office hours
  • Participating in committee work
  • Performing assessment activities, formation advising, or spiritual direction of seminarians

Candidate requirements:

  • Terminal degree in Homiletics, theology, or related field
  • Ability to teach core courses in Homiletics
  • History of Academic Scholarship
  • Familiarity with priestly formation and aptitude for seminarian accompaniment
  • Willingness to take an Oath of Fidelity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Be a Roman Catholic priest or member of a Roman Catholic religious order
  • Have experience as a a formation advisor or spiritual director in a seminary
  • Have degree from an ecclesiastical university (such as STD, JCD, SSD or at least an STL, along with another terminal civil degree such as PhD

Submit a CV with cover letter for full consideration to Applicants may be asked to provide three professional references, letters of recommendation, and transcripts of graduate work.

Posted 10.9.2023

Director of Liturgical Music

Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church
4112 McClay Road
St. Charles, MO  63304

Submit resume to: Rev. Chuck Barthel at
Applications accepted through October 20, 2023

Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church, a vibrant suburban parish of 2,000 households in St. Peters, MO, is seeking a Director of Liturgical Music. This is a full-time position which includes both evening and weekend hours.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess and demonstrate excellent skills as both an organist and a pianist
  • Have experience leading and working with cantors, choirs, students, and other musicians of various ages
  • Be familiar with a diverse musical repertoire that is taken from both traditional and contemporary liturgical music
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in using technology and multimedia communication
  • Be a practicing Catholic
  • Possess a bachelor's degree in liturgy or liturgical music
  • Possess three years or more ministerial experience in a pastoral setting

Note: The church has a newly installed Viscount Hybrid organ and a Kawai Artist Grand Piano.

Posted 8.24.2023