June 20, 2022

The next Information Bulletin is Monday, June 27, 2022.
Deadline for submissions is Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.

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Catholic Foundation Grant opportunity
The Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for its Catholic Social Ministry Grant. Those eligible to apply are affiliate agencies of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Erie, Inc., departments of the Diocese of Erie, and parishes working in collaboration with diocesan offices in support of family ministries, justice and peace, respect life, parish social ministry, ministry with persons with disabilities, and natural family planning. Grant guidelines and criteria can be found on the Catholic Foundation website at www.cfnwpa.org/grant-seekers/catholic-social-ministry-grant-guidelines-criteria.

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: https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html. For Erie Catholic School System jobs only, go to http://ErieCatholic.org/careers.  


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Knights to sponsor 10K/5K race and walk on Fourth of July
Attention, all runners and walkers! Knights of Columbus Council #4071 is sponsoring a Liberty 10K/5K race and walk on Monday, July 4, at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 837 Bartlett Road, Harborcreek. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m., with the race starting promptly at 8 a.m. Register at www.runsignup.com or www.erierunners.club or you may register the day of the race in person. The fee on race day for the walk and race is $30 and $35, respectively. A free T-shirt will be given to the first 100 participants. Trophies will be presented to the first- and second-place finishers, and medallions will be awarded to all finishers. Refreshments will be provided. Ten percent of all profits benefit the St. Paul Soup Kitchen in Erie. Call Greg at 814-450-4298 for details or questions.

Sign up for Monumental Vacation Bible School
St. Mark the Evangelist and Mount Calvary parishes in Erie will host their Monumental Vacation Bible School at St. Mark the Evangelist Parish on July 11-15. Kids from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade are invited to attend as campers; those in sixth grade through 100 years old are welcome to sign up as leaders. Participants will enjoy many Bible-centered activities, treats and adventures. The program will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. For more information, call 814-899-3000 or email sbadowski@smmc.church. Register at https://www.myvbs.org/smmcvbs.

St. Mark and Mount Calvary parishes to hold mission
All are invited to a parish mission offered by St. Mark the Evangelist and Mount Calvary parishes in Erie on July 17-19 at St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 695 Smithson Ave., Erie. The mission, titled “Our Eucharistic Revival,” will be held under big tents beginning each night at 6 p.m. Father Chris Singer, chancellor of the Diocese of Erie, is the featured speaker. A social full of fun, food and refreshments will follow each talk. For food planning purposes, please RSVP to 814-899-3000 or office@smmc.church.

Golf, anyone?
St. Mark the Evangelist Church in Lawrence Park will host its second annual golf tournament at Scenic Heights Golf Course in Wattsburg on July 23. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Skins, mulligans, raffles and more! Contact Clint Badowski at cdb195@gmail.com to register a team today.

Executive director sought for Erie Diocesan Cemeteries
Erie Diocesan Cemeteries is seeking an organized, dedicated and forward-thinking candidate for the position of executive director. This full-time position directs the overall operation of the cemeteries of the corporation and ensures that they are fiscally self-sustaining and operated in accordance with civil and church law, guidelines and appropriate standards in order to perform dignified Christian burial. For a complete job description and the application process, go to https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

Elk County Catholic School System is hiring
The Elk County Catholic School System is accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year for the following full-time positions: high school chemistry teacher, middle school social studies/language arts teacher, elementary school teacher. Please go to https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html for further details and the application process.

Assistant superintendent of Catholic schools
The Diocese of Erie is seeking an innovative and faith-filled educational leader to serve as the assistant superintendent of Catholic schools. This full-time position assists the superintendent in supporting the activities and services of the Catholic Schools Office. For complete details and the application process, go to https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

Custodial maintenance associate
The Diocese of Erie is seeking a dedicated and dependable individual to assist the maintenance department in providing services to St. Mark Catholic Center in Erie. This is a full-time position. For details and the application process, go to https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

Parish in St. Marys looking for Stations of the Cross set
St. Mary Parish in St. Marys is in need of a set of Stations of the Cross for an old chapel it is renovating. If any parish or other entity has a Stations of the Cross set available for them, please contact Bonnie at St. Mary Parish at 814-781-1019 or email smchurch1@windstream.net.

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