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Sacristan in Baltimore, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 8/23/2017

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Job Description

Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, located in Baltimore, MD, is seeking candidates for a Sacristan.  The Sacristan is responsible for the overall management of the sacristy: including, overseeing preparations for liturgical celebrations, the day to day care and maintenance of liturgical vessels, vestments, church furnishings and decorative objects, and the ordering of supplies.  This is a 5 day per week position, including Sundays.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the preparation of liturgical celebrations and ensures part-time and junior sacristans have what is needed for Masses they coordinate
  • Maintains good order in the sacristy
  • Orders supplies and candles for the church
  • Arranges books and binders for weekend Mass
  • Trained to operate sound system
  • Coordinates with Archdiocese for Archdiocesan celebrations
  • Coordinates with office staff, funeral homes and bereavement ministry for funeral planning
  • Locks church after worshipers have departed
  • Coordinates with the maintenance department to resolve maintenance needs; including, proper cleaning and care of the building and furnishings

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with The Church
  • General knowledge of the Catholic Church; including sacraments
  • Knowledge of the parts of Mass or willingness to learn and be an integral part of Mass
  • Basic level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Dependable
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to project a courteous, warm and welcoming image
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing