St. Louis de Montfort, RCC in Sound Beach is seeking a full-time, Roman Catholic, Faith Formation Director. This position requires varied hours and some weekend availability and reports to the Pastor.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Organizes & oversees the Faith Formation Program for Grades 1 through Confirmation (currently Grade 8)

Recruits, develops and implements training programs for volunteer catechists

Evaluates and arranges for the purchase of diocesan-approved curriculum materials

Makes available times to meet with catechists and parents with questions

Maintains up-to-date records of catechists’ VIRTUS training, with the assistance of support staff,

Schedules and conducts Parent Meetings

Organizes and implements retreats for young people in the Confirmation process

Recruits volunteer catechists and any necessary staff to assist catechists or our Faith Formation Office

Invites young parishioners to become actively engaged in faith practices that include service dimensions

Facilitates sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation

Develops the Faith Formation calendar of events (our young people are in three school districts)

Works collaboratively with the Youth Minister, Directors of the Nursery School, Outreach, Music and clergy

Assists with preparing the annual Religious Education budget, and oversees monthly expenditures.

Collaboratively plans sacramental rites, including for those in the RCIA Process Adapted for Children


Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Religious Ed, or Religious Studies

Provides examples of documentable work experience accomplished in a parish or diocesan church setting

Demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication, collaborative and organizational skills

Enjoys faith sharing, and patiently facilitates parents and young people to grow in faith

Evidences knowledge of our historical roots as well as current theological and catechetical strategies

Interested candidates should send an e-mail or fax with a résumé, along with salary requirements, to:

Msgr. Christopher Heller at St. Louis de Montfort Parish: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or fax 631.744.8611.