July 27, 2020

The next Information Bulletin is Monday, August 3, 2020.
Deadline for submissions is Thursday, July 30, at 4:30 p.m.

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Clergy appointments published
Attached are clergy appointments from Bishop Lawrence Persico.

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 bwilliams@ErieRCD.org or at 814-824-1161.

Online parish offertory giving
The Catholic Foundation mailed 23 checks to parishes last week as part of the foundation’s online parish offertory service. Was your parish one of those recipients? If you’d like to promote this online offertory option to your parishioners, copy and paste this link on your digital formats, including parish website, social media posts and e-newsletters: https://www.cfnwpa.org/online-offertory.

Also, you can copy/paste the following message into your print communications:
Thank you to everyone who has continued their parish offertory gifts during the pandemic. If you would like the option of making your offertory gifts online, the Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania is partnering with us to facilitate these online gifts. Just go to www.MyCatholicFoundation.org and select the “Online Offertory” tab. Be sure to select [Parish Name] from the drop-down menu when making your gift. Thank you for your generous support.

For more information, contact Lisa Louis, executive director, at 814-824-1237 or llouis@cfnwpa.org.

Statement regarding David Haas
Please find attached a statement and related information from the Worship Office of the Diocese of Erie regarding the musician David Haas. Priests also will receive this statement by postal mail. Please direct any questions to the Worship Office at 814-824-1271. 

Tribunal newsletter available for July
Attached is the July “Marriage Matters” newsletter of the Office of the Tribunal and Matrimonial Concerns of the Diocese of Erie.

Lay employees, clergy and religious encouraged to access MyDioErie
All parish, school and agency staff, employees at St. Mark Catholic Center, and all clergy and religious may access important forms and resources, other internal communications, the Information Bulletin and more through the diocese’s MyDioErie portal. To access the portal, simply click on the MyDioErie logo at the bottom of every web page at www.ErieRCD.org. MyDioErie is organized by audience. If you wear a couple of hats, you may find useful content in more than one category. The portal is not password protected, but where appropriate, some resources within it require a password.

Job openings in the diocese
See the classified section below for current position openings. Here’s a quick link to diocesan, school and parish jobs: https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.


Clergy appointments
2020 jubilarian list
Office of Worship letter regarding David Haas
List of David Haas songs
Marriage Matters
St. Boniface summer raffle
St. Mary’s Press letter regarding David Haas

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Clergy appointments
2020 jubilarian list
Office of Worship letter regarding David Haas
List of David Haas songs
Marriage Matters
St. Boniface summer raffle
St. Mary’s Press letter regarding David Haas


Summer raffle event scheduled at St. Boniface
St. Boniface Parish in Erie is holding a summer raffle on Aug. 9. Raffle tickets will be available at the church, 9367 Wattsburg Road, Erie, or via Facebook. Basket raffle items will be on display at the Coleman Center on Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please see the attached flier for complete details.

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 https://www.stmartincenter.org/who-we-are/careers.html.  

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 https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

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 https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

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 http://ErieCatholic.org/careers 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 https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

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 https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.