Front Desk Receptionist
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time

Christ Church Newman Center is a Catholic parish made up of students, faculty and staff from St. Cloud State University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College as well as individuals and families from the surrounding community who are integral in the ministry to university students. The Front Desk Receptionist provides office services for parish staff, permanent parish members, and students. General office hours will be 8:30-4:00, Monday-Thursday, Friday 8:30-2. Summer hours 9-2. This is a full time job with benefits, including health insurance available.

To Apply: and read full job description visit:

Faith Formation/Youth Ministry Coordinator
St. Marcus Catholic Church
Clear Lake, Minnesota
Full Time

Saint Marcus Catholic Church is seeking a Faith Formation/Youth Ministry Coordinator to work with us in our mission of making Jesus Christ known and loved. As a Catholic Church in Clear Lake Minnesota amidst the fields of the glacial Mississippi floodplain of western Sherburne County, we are a short commute from the Saint Cloud area and the northern suburbs which makes this full-time position ideal for someone who is looking for a healthy challenge in a Christian education capacity among hard-working good-hearted people. Forming the faith of these people is one of the rewarding and challenging aspects of this position.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain a life of prayer centered on the sacraments so as to be able to share the blessings of the Lord with others
  • Adopt coordinate and implement curriculum for all age levels that is consistent with church teaching, and diocesan and national guidelines.
  • Conduct family based sacramental preparation beginning with second grade families
  • Prepare and conduct adult faith formation opportunities
  • Organize and lead at least monthly youth ministry events
  • Coordinate retreats for youth ministry and faith formation classes
  • Coordinate and attend social, and recreational events for youth ministry and outreach
  • Provide a pastoral presence at some Sunday liturgies and parish events
  • Program administration
  • Coordinating volunteers
  • Assist the pastor and other staff as needed for the spiritual well-being of all parishioners

Job Related Experience:

  • Previous experience preferred working in faith formation setting.
  • Skills in working with people and the ability to relate to teenagers.
  • Ability to handle multiple duties at one time; assist families volunteers.
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)  familiarity with general office equipment; communications and office organizational skills.


  • Degree in Theology or Education, Graduate degree preferred.

To Apply: Qualified applicants can mail their cover letter and resume to Father Joseph Backowski St Marcus Catholic Church PO Box 237 Clear Lake, MN 55319 or email them to

Application deadline is April 7, 2021.

Coordinator for Peace and Social Justice
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota

Competitive salary commensurate with experience

General Description:

Christ Church Newman Center is a parish striving to live out the gospel message in the spirit of

Vatican II. Its mission is to build for the future by being Christ’s challenging word, inspiring spirit, and living service. The position of Coordinator for Peace and Social Justice works in collaboration with the Pastoral Associate and Director of Campus Ministry to facilitate connections with and between the permanent membership and campus faith communities. This person has the role of supporting the mission to the campus communities by advocating for peace and social justice initiatives as an example of a dynamic Catholic parish in order to assist students in their personal faith development.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Peace and Social Justice

A.) Provides ongoing educational and training opportunities for adult parishioners and families and the campus faith communities about Catholic social justice teaching in collaboration with the parish Peace and Social Justice Committee.

  • Develops a speaker’s roster and coordinates timely Peace and Social Justice speakers at Newman for students and parishioners;
  • Coordinates experiences for Newman high school, middle school and elementary students to engage in service opportunities enabling them to have greater understanding relating to peace and social justice issues in marginalized communities such as Promise

Neighborhood, Hands Across the World, La Cruz Community Center;

  • Manages the Fair Trade Sale at Newman including educational information and presentations about justice issues related to Fair Trade and our economy;
  • Helps to coordinate the Church of the Week yearly event at Newman; provides educational presentations, events and updates about homelessness in the St. Cloud area and related social service and social justice issues;
  1. Raises social justice awareness of university students and parish community on timely and urgent social justice issues on campus or in the community such as racism, homophobia, and xenophobia; creates social justice groups of interested/willing students and parish community members to advocate for and support those who are marginalized and inequitably treated.

B.) Works collaboratively with other social justice groups, individuals and local community wide efforts to advance peace and social justice efforts.

  • Establishes contact and meets frequently and regularly with representatives of the

Equity Departments and related departments and student organizations at SCSU and

SCTCC about social justice events, issues and campus service opportunities in which college students as well as permanent members of Newman can engage. Initiates follow up activities and services at Newman.

  • Establishes contact and meets regularly with St. Cloud area non-profits providing service for the common good such as the Social Concerns Director for Catholic

Charities, the United Way, Create Community, Isaiah, Unite Cloud, and the Boys and Girls Club, about community social justice events and service opportunities for campus students, adult parishioners and families. Initiates follow up opportunities for students and parishioners at Newman.

  1. C) Provides a monthly update to the Peace and Justice Committee of events and activities including number of students/parishioners engaged, next steps, and concerns and issues.
  2. Parish and campus life

– Develops relationships with parishioners and students through actions such as attendance at parish and student events, weekend Mass, and monthly Focus Night.

– Assists in on-campus presence of kiosking, tabling and advertising

– Is staff liaison to the Peace and Social Justice Committee

– Participates in staff meetings Qualifications:

  1. Education – Bachelor’s degree in theology; Master’s degree preferred
  2. Experience – Related ministry experiences desired, particularly peace and social justice activities and work with high school and college age students.

Other Desired Requirements:

  1. Ability and experience in developing relationships with adults and young adults of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds.
  2. Support the teachings of the Catholic Church – especially those about social justice, as well as the unique history of Christ Church/Newman Center (see below) and the philosophy of Saint John Henry Newman
  3. Education and experience with contemporary theology, adult education, spirituality and formation.
  4. Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships and working collaboratively
  5. Mentoring skills desirable
  6. Ability to work within the pastoral team and parish council framework

Christ Church Newman Center is an intentional community rooted in the transformative spirit of Vatican II.

The community’s primary mission is to serve Catholic students, faculty, and staff from St. Cloud State

University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College as well as individuals and families from the

St. Cloud area who have chosen Christ Church as their personal parish. The permanent and student members of the parish work together to welcome the diversity present in the community and on the campuses. We are eager to grow in faith and in service of one another. The permanent membership is committed to serving the student population. The parish is located on the edge of the St. Cloud State

University campus and overlooks the Mississippi River. The City of St. Cloud (area pop.100, 000 plus) is located in central Minnesota approximately 65 miles Northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Joan Spring:

Pastoral Associate
Church of the Holy Spirit
St. Cloud, Minnesota

The Church of the Holy Spirit, a dynamic and active parish of 750 families, is looking for a Pastoral Associate who is deeply committed to his/her faith, has an abiding love for Jesus Christ and the Church, and possesses the energy and skills required to assist with pastoral outreach and oversee parish ministries.

This full-time Pastoral Associate will work closely with the Pastor, staff, parishioners, and other parishes in the ACC.

Duties include working with liturgy, ministry to the homebound, training and recruiting volunteers for ministry in the church, helping with sacramental preparation, and outreach to those in need. Flexibility to work nights and weekends offered. Candidates will desire to help build a community in communion with Christ and the Church. 

Experience in church ministry or related and/or a degree in theology preferred.

To Apply: Please contact Business Manager Peggy Arseneau at for more information, job description, and/or application.


Business Manager
Parishes on the Prairie Area Catholic Community
Sauk Centre +, Minnesota
Full Time

Parishes on the Prairie are looking for a full-time Business Manager for Area Catholic Community within the Diocese of St. Cloud.  The business manager is a Steward of Resources: Human, Financial and Property for 6 rural parishes. 

Business management experience is required. Must be able to uphold the teachings and morals of the Catholic Church. 

Parishes on the Prairie Area Catholic Community includes:
St. Donatus, Brooten
St. Alexius, West Union
St. Francis de Sales, Belgrade
Sts. Peter & Paul, Elrosa
Our Lady of the Angels, Sauk Centre
St. Paul’s, Sauk Centre

To Apply: Find more details and a job description at

These positions are with parishes in Diocese of St. Cloud, these parishes are separate entities from the diocese. Please follow the application instructions with each specific job listed.

For Employers:
To post a position, please send a brief position description and application instructions to the Director of Human Resources. Please contact us to remove the position once you have filled it. Positions will be automatically removed after 60 days unless you request an extension.