St. Stephen Catholic Church

A laity-led Catholic parish, with a canonical pastor,
bringing forth Christ's presence in and through community! 



PASTORAL ASSOCIATE, St. Stephen Parish, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, OH


The role of PASTORAL ASSOCIATE is a full time position reporting to the Pastor. The primary function of this position is to enable ongoing parish life including liturgy, pastoral care and administration, enabling people to draw closer to God by facilitating the growth of St. Stephen parish that is ministerially complete and to assist the pastor in his function of liaison between the parish and the diocesan church.


In addition to being an essential function in the daily life of the parish, this position also serves as a developmental role that could lead to the promotional opportunity over time of Pastoral Associate for the Family of Parishes of St. Stephen, Holy Family-Immaculata, St. Rose and Christ the King.


The Pastoral Associate enables, encourages, develops lay leadership on all levels; works with parish council to develop goals and objectives that enflesh the vision and meet particular needs of the community; oversees sacramental, liturgical life of parish; organizes community outreach programs; and engages parishioners in Stewardship initiatives.


Applicants should have 5 – 10 years job experience in the relative pastoral setting; a theological background in Ecclesiology, Christology, Sacramental and Liturgical Theology, Scripture, and Ethics and Morality; skills in pastoral counseling/pastoral care; have supervision experience in ministry; good interpersonal skills, and multi-cultural sensitivity.


For more details contact the St. Stephen Search Committee at:

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Beacons of Light, the Archdiocese-wide pastoral planning process currently underway, will result in all parishes being grouped into “Families” under the leadership of one pastor. 

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