August 3, 2020

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Television broadcast to celebrate Catholic education in Erie
The Erie Catholic School System is presenting a television broadcast, "A Celebration of Catholic Education in Erie," on Aug. 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. on WICU-TV, Channel 12, an NBC affiliate. This broadcast celebrates the rich history of Catholic education in Erie beginning with St. Mary's School to today’s Erie Catholic School System. The program is sponsored by Angelo's Roofing and Quinn Law Firm.

Ad space available for online jubilee edition
For those who want to reserve an advertisement in honor of sisters, priests and deacons celebrating jubilees and/or ordinations this year, see the attached list (with updated information). The annual online edition of Faithful Servants will be published in September and features biographies of the jubilarians and the newly ordained. Help them celebrate by sending best wishes and congratulations. Ads must be reserved by Aug. 7 by contacting Brenda Williams, advertising manager, at or at 814-824-1161.

Job openings in the diocese
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Rosary Walk planned at St. George Church
The St. George Church Legion of Mary will host a Rosary Walk on Aug. 15 beginning with Mass with Bishop Lawrence Persico at noon, followed by recitation of the rosary. St. George is located at 5145 Peach St. in Erie. Social distancing will be enforced, and masks are required to participate.

Zabawa Polish Festival offers to-go format
Holy Trinity Parish’s annual Zabawa Polish Festival in Erie on Aug. 21-22 will be in a to-go format. See the attached information for complete details.

Positions available at Venango Region Catholic School
Venango Region Catholic School in Oil City is seeking to fill the following positions:

  • Full-time English and social studies teachers (grades 7-12 duel certification preferred)
  • Part-time Spanish teacher (grades 7-12 certification)
  • Substitute teachers.

For more details on the application process, go to

Two jobs available at St. Martin Center in Erie
St. Martin Center in Erie has two immediate openings for a donor relations coordinator and a food pantry and volunteer coordinator. Information about both positions can be found at  

Administrative assistant needed at Diocese of Erie
The Diocese of Erie’s Clergy Personnel Office is seeking a full-time administrative assistant. For details on the position and how to apply, go to

Chastity education director needed
The Office of Faith Formation for the Diocese of Erie is seeking a part-time director of chastity education. For details about the position and how to apply, go to

Part-time housekeeper needed at Erie parish
St. Patrick Parish in Erie is seeking a part-time housekeeper for the rectory. Three days per week to include laundry and cleaning. If interested, contact the parish office at 814-454-8085.

Music director needed at St. Joseph/Bread of Life Community
St. Joseph/Bread of Life Community Parish in Erie is seeking a part-time music director who would be responsible for the development, promotion and growth of the music program of the parish community. Qualified candidates must have the experience and ability to lead both traditional and contemporary styles of worship within the Catholic liturgy. Mostly flexible hours and duties primarily on Saturday and Sunday. The position is under the supervision of the pastor. If interested, call the parish office at 814-452-2982.

Erie Catholic School System seeking principal
The Erie Catholic School System is seeking a full-time principal for a preschool to grade 8 school. Go to for further details. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Teacher positions available
A full-time English teacher and a full-time social studies teacher are needed at Kennedy Catholic Family of Schools, Hermitage. For details, go to

Oil City parish hiring director/coordinator of faith formation
St. Joseph Parish in Oil City is seeking a director/coordinator of faith formation. This is a full-time, exempt position that reports directly to the pastor and supervises numerous volunteer catechists and parent volunteers. For information about the position and how to apply, go to