Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Parishes
  • Avondale, PA, USA
  • Full Time


Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish

Chester County, Pennsylvania

Reverend Anthony DiGuglielmo Pastor

Director of Religious Education

The Director of Religious Education is a full time, twelve month position which includes nights and weekends. Candidates must be fully initiated and practicing Catholics, in good standing with the Church.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the Parish Religious Education Program for approximately 110 parish children who attend public and non-Catholic private school (Grade Level 1 to 7).
  • Coordinate sacramental preparation for First Penance, First Holy Communion and Confirmation for all parish children which includes students at neighboring Catholic schools (i.e., Assumption B.V.M., West Grove).
  • Provide at least a 1 or 2 weeks Vacation Bible Summer Program.
  • Participate in County meetings and events sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Association of Parish Directors, Coordinators, and Administrators of Religious Education.
  • Develop and coordinate the adult faith formation programs.
  • Act as a liaison between pastor and volunteer Youth Ministers (High and Middle School Youth Groups).
  • Oversee and coordinate the Safe Environment Program.

Professional Qualifications:

  • A degree (Masters preferred) in Theology, Religious Studies or an equivalent
  • Experience as a Director or Coordinator of Religious Education (preferred) or an administrator/ teacher preferably in a Catholic Elementary School.

Please mail, email, or fax resume with two letters of recommendation with return address and/or phone number to:

Mrs. Silvia Lawrence

Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish

8910 Gap Newport Pike

P.O. Box 709

Avondale, Pa 19311

Fax: 610-268-5022

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