Category: Parish Position
Our Lady of the Lake Parish
Status: Part Time
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and Regional Catholic School in Prudenville, MI has an immediate opening for part-time, possibly full-time Music Director to oversee the parish music services. Ability to play piano or organ preferred. Prepare and lead music ministry at all weekend Masses, weddings, funerals, Holy Days of Obligation, and other liturgical services as necessary. Responsible for and the ability to lead choir. Attractive pay for small parish. Candidates must be familiar with the Catholic faith and ritual, or be willing to become so. Responsible for announcements at the end of Mass along with other duties as assigned by parish priest.
Major Areas of Responsibility: Preparing Sunday, Saturday afternoon, holy day, school and all other music services according to Church norms, including the General Instruction on the Roman Missal (GIRM), in collaboration with the parish priest; responsible for forming and directing different choirs; responsible for forming instrumental music groups or individual soloists; responsible for recruiting and training cantors; be a member of, or consultant to, the parish worship/liturgical commission. Be ready to prepare and play music at weddings and funeral rites; responsible to introduce new music and Mass settings to the congregation and respective choirs; responsible for obtaining from publishers proper permissions for reproduction of music where; responsible for preparation of all printed programs containing musical selections for the parish; responsible to work within the budget for Music Ministry and meet with the business manager on a regular schedule.
Interested candidates should forward a resume along with the Diocesan job application and background check forms found below. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.