ROLE PURPOSE: The Pastoral Associate for Sacred Heart (PASH) is a staff member of the two-parish collaborative of Sacred Heart Parish and Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Newton, MA. The focus of the PASH is mostly on Sacred Heart Parish. The PASH works for and with the Pastor and is often delegated by the Pastor to act on his behalf at Sacred Heart by coordinating pastoral and other related activities at Sacred Heart. His/her responsibilities include:

--Primary Focus: Ministries specific to Sacred Heart Parish

--Secondary Focus: Ministries that encompass the Collaborative (Sacred Heart and Our Lady’s)

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The Pastoral Associate is a salaried exempt position and will receive an annualized salary comparable to Pastoral Associates in the other parishes of the Archdiocese of Boston. The Pastoral Associate will be eligible for vacation time, health and dental insurance programs consistent with similar benefits within the Archdiocese of Boston.

Master’s degree in theology, ministry, or equivalent is preferred, along with 3-5 years of experience in parish ministry

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Kristina Preman at [email protected]

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