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St. Lucy

St. Lucy is a virgin and martyr of Syracuse in Sicily, whose feast is celebrated on December 13th. According to tradition, Saint Lucy was born to rich and noble parents in the year 283. Her father was of Roman origin, but his early death left her dependent upon her mother, whose name, Eutychia, seems to indicate that she was of Greek heritage.Like so many of the early martyrs, Lucy had consecrated her virginity to God, and she hoped to devote all her worldly goods to the service of the poor.Her mother, Eutychia, arranged a marriage for her, but for three years she managed to postpone the marriage. Lucy prayed at the tomb of Saint Agatha to change her mother’s mind about her faith. As a result, her mother's long haemorrhagic illness was cured, and she consented to Lucy's desire to live for God. Saint Lucy’s rejected bridegroom, Paschasius, denounced Lucy as a Christian. The governor planned to force her into prostitution, but when guards went to fetch her, they could not move her even when they hitched her to a team of oxen. The governor ordered her to be killed instead.After a gruesome torture which included having her eyes torn out, she was surrounded by bundles of wood which were set afire, but the fire quickly died out. She prophesied against her persecutors, and was then executed by being stabbed to death with a dagger.According to later accounts, Lucy warned Paschasius he would be punished. When the governor heard this he ordered the guards to gouge out her eyes; however, in another telling, it was Lucy who removed her eyes in an attempt to discourage a persistent suitor who greatly admired them. When her body was being prepared for burial, they discovered her eyes had been restored. This and the meaning of her name ("light" or "lucid") led to her patronage with eyes; the blind, eye trouble, and other eye ailments.

Director of Religious Education

  • Development and oversight of the parish faith formation program for grades K-8.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training,  supporting  and evaluation of volunteer catechists in accordance with parish and Archdiocese of Detroit policies and guidelines
  • Responsible for the formation of catechists in accordance with the Archdiocese of Detroit policies and guidelines, and maintenance of current certification files on each catechist and religion teacher of the Catholic School
  • Responsible for the preparation and coordination of  the Sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation
  • Responsible for selection of the parish and/or school catechetical texts and resources as approved for use by the Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Coordinate the RCIA
  • Responsible for the preparation and management of the Christian Education section of the parish budget with the approval of the Pastor
  • Responsible for overseeing and implementation of Safe Environments policies and programs as required by the Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for parish programs in the areas of evangelization and catechesis
  • Organize and facilitate regularly scheduled meetings with faith formation staff and volunteers
  • Participates in parish, vicariate, and archdiocesan meetings and functions
  • Participates in  archdiocesan catechetical organizations
  • Point person for Nightfire events

South Region Coordinator

Direct support of Regional Auxiliary Bishops.  Support for Project Abram and on-going work with the assignment board.  Transition Management of previous or new parish clusters or mergers, those resulting from priest retirements or due to the removal of a priest.  Proactive response to parishes and schools in challenging situations.
                                    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS REQUIRED BY THIS JOB
  • Serve as a coordinator and facilitate Regional Moderator meetings for Bp. Gerard Battersby in the South Region of the Archdiocese of Detroit.
    1. Support for Regional Moderator meetings with Bp. Battersby:  Propose agenda items, take minutes, and invite appropriate Curia staff to attend
    2. Serve as the consistent initial point person for the bishop in support of his region.
    3. Assist the bishop to facilitate the management of conflict between pastor and parish pastoral councils, commissions and committees, consultative groups, Leadership Teams and parish staff.
    4. Develop and maintain relationships with all pastors in the region to proactively triage and/or solve for pastoral problems in parishes before problems escalate to the level of bishop.
    5. Provide follow up and ongoing support of parishes that have experienced a financial or other challenge.
  • Support of Project Abram, the assignment process and potential clusters of parishes that arise due to new priest assignments.
    1. Provide insights about history, parish activities and culture to the Assignment Board to support most effective assignments of priests aligned to unique gifts and charisms  
    2. Provide data analysis relative to census demographics, sacramental statistics and financial sustainability of parishes to help them make decisions
  • Facilitate the process of new clusters which may form in response to new priest assignments
    1. Meet with new pastor/administrator, staff, and parish leadership of both parishes to ease transition
    2. Guide pastor and parish leadership through the New Pastor Packet and provide models and resources for collaboration.
    3. Assist in the assessment of staffing needs in cooperation with the curia Human Resources, facilitate staffing transitions.
    4. With the curia Finance Department, assist with facility assessments to determine best use of all buildings, and potential future capex needs
    5. With the curia Finance Department, assist with the financial assessment of the parish
    6. Ensure clear and consistent communication is generated to parishioners
  • If a pastor does not have a Leadership Team, or upon request of pastors in new assignments, coach Leadership Teams [outside the MSP process] towards organizational health
  • Other duties as required.

Middle School Science and Social Studies Teacher

Job Description
The Catholic school teacher respects Catholic values and aids students in Christian formation by exemplifying Catholic living, both in and out of the classroom. Given that Catholic schools educate their students to promote the kingdom of God, it is important that all teachers are role models for students, exemplifying Catholic teachings and values in their lives and in their actions.
The teacher is accountable to the principal to provide education to the grades and/or subjects assigned, to implement Most Holy Trinity School philosophy, to follow the policies of the Most Holy Trinity School and the Archdiocese of Detroit and adheres to the directives set by school administration.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Cultivates a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Maintains classroom management
  • Organizes and prepares resources for students
  • Incorporates technology to effectively create a 21st century learning environments within the classroom
  • Teaches assigned subjects
  • Leads daily prayer and participates in school liturgies
  • Assists students as needed
  • Supervises areas as assigned
  • Escorts students to specialty classes and other areas as assigned
  • Communicates professionally and in a timely manner with parents
  • Plans instruction carefully and implements effectively
  • Evaluates and grades students’ work
  • Cooperates with the principal and staff in the planning and development of curriculum
  • Performs duties as requested by the principal.
Record Keeping Duties
  • Maintains grades and prepares grade reports via MyMHT
  • Records daily attendance of students via MyMHT
  • Completes all required forms and reports
Meetings and Organizations
  • Attends faculty meetings, in‐service meetings, and other meetings as needed
Job Specification
  • Actively engages in professional development
  • Participates and meets the requirements of Sustaining the Mission and maintains the appropriate level of certification.

Client Services Director

The Client Services Manager plays a vital role in the Curia as the leader of accounts and projects on behalf of the Communications Department. This position will serve as the liaison between all departments, offices and ministries of the Archdiocese and the Communications Department. This position requires the manager to organize and facilitate the creative process and the communications and marketing services offered on behalf of the Archdiocese.
This ideal candidate must be customer-focused, have strong communication skills and have the ability to connect with multiple accounts and clients. As a motivated leader, the Client Services Manager knows how to cultivate relationships, strategically guide clients and have the ability to motivate a team – to include people who may not report directly to the manager.  Through the creative process, use of digital communications, marketing and publishing, the manager will help archdiocesan departments, offices and ministries reach their marketing and communications goals. This will require the manager to help stakeholders create a comprehensive plan and to coordinate the work to execute the strategy and contribute to client success. Considering the creative nature of the role, this professional must demonstrate a working knowledge of and respect for the Catholic Church’s moral and theological precepts, beliefs, structures and practices.

  • Serves as the liaison to the Archdiocesan departments and ministries on behalf of the Communications Department.
  • Develops partnerships with departments, offices and ministries and sourcing opportunities to serve the Archdiocese and integrate operations to best leverage the Church’s marketing and communications resources.
  • Fosters a spirit of service and an “agency” like model among the “clients” noted above.
  • Collaborates with the editorial, creative, communications and marketing teams to develop programs and strategies to support the needs of the Archdiocesan departments and ministries.
  • Knowledgeable of project management tools including but not limited to Asana, Smartsheet, etc.
  • Drafts all client meeting agendas, schedules and facilitates meetings, strategic plans, reports, follow up and project tracking.
  • Supervises the project manager, the traffic manager and the events manager to help facilitate and track the work required.
  • Knowledge of the web, digital, creative and media tools and processes, and is comfortable managing multi-channel media projects from a resource and time perspective.
  • Identifies vendors, manages RFPs and vendor relationships.
  • Proposes new ideas to improve processes and to facilitate project success and results.

Associate Director of Mission Advancement

The Manager of Mission Advancement will be responsible for securing funds for the Archdiocese of Detroit and its affiliated organizations by managing a group of assigned, qualified donors (caseload) and assuring those donors are retained for continual giving and are upgraded in their giving and involvement.  The Manager of Mission Advancement will work closely with
mission advancement team members, finance and administration, archdiocesan program leaders, department directors, and affiliated organizational leaders and representatives.
  • Qualify a group of caseload donors.
  • Create individual goals for each person on his or her caseload based on the donor's history of giving and the organization's knowledge of that donor's potential.
  • Create a plan for each donor that will serve as a foundational communication and marketing plan for each person on the caseload.  Faithfully and timely execute that plan so individuals on the caseload are retained and upgraded.
  • Secure appropriate project information, including budgets and create proposals and tasks that will be used with persons on the caseload to secure gifts. To be done in conjunction with the communications department and the donor database.
  • Create monthly reports, as required by management, that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.
  • Perform other major donor activities as may be required.
  • Qualify caseload donors that represent the highest giving potential for the Archdiocese and its affiliates.
  • Create reasonable financial goals for each donor, based on the donor's giving history and potential to give.
  • Create a personal contact and ask plan, in a timely and cost-effective manner, which would include the individual donor's interest, motivations, giving patterns and ask preferences, for each donor on the assigned caseload.  Work to retain and upgrade donors.
  • Secure project and organization information to create and write effective offers, proposals and asks. Responsible for obtaining information that can be sent back to donors to report on how their donation was used.
  • Create timely reports that reflect caseload and MGO performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant

ü Desire to serve Christ in the Catholic Church
ü Model the Mission of St. William school.
ü Positive attitude/Greet parents and visitors to the School
ü Strong work ethic
ü Team player
ü Experience working with children 
ü Familiarity and competency with  Google , Google Docs, Forms and Sheets  may use Word, Excel, and Publisher during transitional periods 
ü Detail-oriented
ü Willingness to learn computer software programs
ü Flexible
ü Available to work two days a week.
ü Get over time approved by Principal
ü Update handbooks for yearly compliance issues.
ü Check and update calendar for the, month, day  and year.
ü Communicate with Maintenance concerning building needs.
ü Be familiar with the copy machine and problem solve with teachers when  needed. Call for  Maintenance of copy machine when needed.
ü Work directly with the Principal on all communications requiring approval.

Missionary: Parish Missionary Strategic Plans

The MSP Missionary is assigned to a designated region with the responsibility of facilitating Pastors and Parish Leadership Teams in the development of robust and bold Missionary Strategic Plans (MSPs).  This person will represent the Archdiocese of Detroit in a positive, supportive, and friendly yet firm way such that the MSPs which are developed represent the best that any parish can do in their efforts to implement Unleash the Gospel in the spirit of Sent on Mission.

Position requires a commitment to a two-year employment contract.
  • Engage in dialogue with Pastors and Leadership Teams to facilitate the MSP process to help in the creation of a parish vision that will encourage deeper encounters with Christ and His Church.
  • Document results of discussions in MSP format.
  • Offers recommendations to Pastors and Leadership teams for sound use of all available resources for education, training, certification, and other tools offered through the Curia in support of MSP implementation.
  • Engage, equip and empower Pastors and Leadership Team members with the knowledge and resources they need to successfully lead their own MSP process experience.
  • Provide to MSP Project Manager ideas for improvements to the process and take part of any process improvement discussions as they arise.
  • Available for training in the months of mid-February and March of 2020.  Training is essential for successful implementation of MSPs

Preschool Aide Part-Time Position

Holy Name is seeking a part-time preschool aide (M-F afternoons).  The preschool aide will assist the preschool director with all activities including lunch and dismissal.

English Instructor

St. Mary Catholic Central High School is seeking a full-time English Instructor for the 2020 Spring Semester. The instructor will be responsible for teaching 10th grade English, as well as other courses as assigned. St. Mary Catholic Central High School is a heritage school formed from the 1986 merger of St. Mary Academy and Monroe Catholic Central. SMCC, as a high school of the Archdiocese of Detroit, continues the church’s educational tradition in Monroe that began when the Sister’s Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary founded St. Mary Academy in 1846. The Brothers of Holy Cross came to Monroe in 1944 to staff Monroe Catholic Central, a new all boys Catholic secondary school established by the Archdiocese and several local parishes. St. Mary Catholic Central High School is an accredited, Catholic, secondary educational faith community comprised of students, parents, and educators. St. Mary Catholic Central offers the student a rigorous, comprehensive, multi-leveled college preparatory program that prepares the student spiritually, academically, physically, and socially for a full, loving, gospel-centered adult life.