August 1, 2022

The next Information Bulletin is Monday, August 8, 2022.
Deadline for submissions is Thursday, August 4, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.

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2022 collection for Church in Latin America
Please find attached Bishop Lawrence Persico’s letter introducing the 2022 collection for the Church in Latin America, to be taken the weekend of Aug. 20-21. Parishes are asked to publicize this collection in a significant way on the weekend of Aug. 13-14.

Job openings in the diocese
See the classified section below for the latest position openings. Here’s a quick link to diocesan, school and parish jobs: For Erie Catholic School System jobs only, go to  


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Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
The 10th annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children will be marked nationally and locally on Sept. 10. The event is a joint project of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, Priests for Life, Inc., and the Pro-Life Action League. In Erie, interested participants are invited to Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 5711 West Lake Road, on Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. Meet at the west end of the cemetery at the Knights of Columbus memorial stone near the infant section. In case of rain, meet in the chapel.

Pipe organ available for sale
St. John the Evangelist Parish in Girard is offering for sale an Opus 682 pipe organ. Price is negotiable. Manufactured in 1946 by the Tellers Organ Company, the organ works but needs repairs to the stops on the keyboard. The system could be repaired or used for parts. For more information, call the parish office at 814-774-4108, ext. 4, or email

Food service workers, cashiers needed
AVI Foodsystems is hiring friendly, service-oriented people to be food service workers and cashiers at Cathedral Preparatory School in Erie. Day shift hours (Monday through Friday). No weekends or holidays with summers off. Competitive compensation and a 401(k) with a generous company match. Training and growth opportunities available. Apply online at and click on career opportunities, or text AVI to 51893 in order to join the Talent Network and apply for new opportunities. For more details, call Justin at 814-964-0769.

Several positions available at Erie Catholic School System
The Erie Catholic School System has the following positions available:

  • Guidance counselor
  • Middle school math teacher
  • Middle school science teacher
  • Middle school literature teacher
  • Technology teacher
  • Elementary school teacher
  • Music teacher.

Go to for more details about the positions and the application process. Applications may be submitted by Aug. 1 to

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