The Eparchy of Edmonton is inviting applications for a Director of Catechesis

This is a full-time position with benefits. The salary ranges from $40,000 to $45,000 per annum according to the experience and qualifications of the candidate.


~      the promotion, coordination and support of the Catechetical (“God With Us”) and Sacramental Preparation programs within the Eparchy,

~      the development and support of a program to train and support catechists at the parish level

~      the development of a program of adult faith formation a) to encourage and support parents and families in the formation of their children’s faith, as well as b) to offer all the faithful an opportunity to deepen their faith

~      the implementation of a program to introduce and support the Ukrainian Catholic Catechism “Christ Our Pascha”

~      close collaboration with the Eparchial pastoral team (liturgical commission, youth ministry and ecumenical and interfaith office), pastors and parish catechetical co-ordinators to ensure good communication, effective planning and provision of resources

~      serving as a resource person to the teachers and administrators in the Catholic Schools offering the Ukrainian Bilingual programs and to other Catholic Schools for the purpose of raising awareness

~      other duties as assigned by the Director of Evangelization to whom this position is accountable



~      A strong commitment to and understanding of the Christian faith in its Ukrainian Catholic expression (a working knowledge of Ukrainian is an asset)

~      A Theology degree (or equivalent) specializing in Eastern Christian theology, Scripture and/or the Church’s catechetical teachings

~      A commitment to lifelong learning

~      Previous experience as a parish catechism co-ordinator or catechist

~      Effective communication and interpersonal skills

~      Proven leadership and collaborative skills to inspire team building

~      Ability to assume administrative responsibility and to co-ordinate volunteers

~      Availability to follow a flexible work schedule and to travel throughout the Eparchy (mileage will be recompensed)


If you are interested in applying, please forward your résumé and the names and contact information of three references (one of whom should be your pastor), by July 11, 2014 to:


Reverend Stephen Wojcichowsky

Chancellor, Eparchy of Edmonton

9645 – 108 Avenue

Edmonton, AB

T5H 1A3


NOTE: This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.