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Job Announcement: Director of Evangelization and Ministry Formation

St. Raymond Catholic Church
Menlo Park, CA

This medium-sized, San Francisco Archdiocese and Dominican parish, is seeking a Director of Evangelization and Ministry Formation.  The Director will motivate parishioners to gain a greater understanding of the Catholic faith, deepen their spiritual life, and enable them to preach the Gospel by speaking openly in the world about our relationship with God through Jesus Christ in the Holy Spirit.

The Director will lead the faith formation of our clerical and parish staff, ministry leads, advisory councils, and parishioners and will foster unity across all ministries.  Working with our community, the Director will guide our ministry leaders, empowering them to design and to implement programs which will welcome all to join and become engaged with our parish family and will further our parish mission as a center of evangelization in the peninsula.

This position requires pastoral care and spiritual leadership experience along with energy, commitment, courage and creativity.  Successful candidates will be proficient in planning, organizing, and teaching, with exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Preferred candidates will hold a master’s degree in religious education, theology or pastoral studies, have at least five years of parish pastoral and leadership experience ideally in Director of Faith Formation, Director of Ministries, or Pastoral Associate positions, and have management experience.  The candidate must be a practicing Catholic.  Knowledge of or active interest in Dominican spirituality is a plus.

For more details, please review the complete job description.

The position is currently available.  Finalists will be interviewed in Menlo Park, CA. Interested applicants should send a resume and completed application to cfadok@straymondmp.org.

St. Raymond Catholic Church is located at 1100 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Holy Week and Easter Schedule 2017

Please join us at St. Raymond this Easter Season to celebrate the Passion, Death, & Resurrection of Our Lord.

St. Raymond will be holding a Lenten Penance Service the Monday of Holy Week, April 10.  Vespers begins at 7:00 p.m., followed by Eucharistic Adoration and individual confessions.

Monday, April 10, 2017

  • Penance Service:
    7:00 p.m. Vespers (Evening Prayer), Eucharistic Adoration, & Confessions

Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • 8:15 a.m. Tenebrae (Morning Prayer)
  • 6:00 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday, April 14, 2017

  • 8:15 a.m. Tenebrae (Morning Prayer)
  • Noon – 3:00 p.m. Tre Ore (Three Hours)
    Come and go as you please during Tre Ore.
  • 6:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017

  • 8:15 a.m. Tenebrae (Morning Prayer)
  • 8:00 p.m. Vigil Mass of the Holy Night of Easter

Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

  • 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. Masses
    Children’s Easter Egg Hunt begins when Father blesses the hunters after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.