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Archdiocese of Chicago: Opening for Coordinator of Interreligious Relations

  • November 07, 2017 10:38 AM
    Message # 5574066
    Nicholas Rademacher (Administrator)

    The Archdiocese of Chicago seeks a Coordinator of  Interreligious Relations. 

    Basic Functions

    Support the parishes, agencies and institutions of the Archdiocese of Chicago in actualizing the vision of fraternity, dialogue and service, especially as expressed in Pope Francis’ Evangelii gaudium.  Coordinate the facilitation and integration of this support through the training of local leaders, particularly through the parish-to-parish learning community, and assisting pastors, pastoral staffs and vicariate coordinators in their interreligious engagement.  Implementing the goals of the Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, with a particular focus on promoting the Catholic Church’s relations with people of other religions and their institutions.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Develop and sustain relationships with members of other religions and their institutions.
    2. Assist in educating and forming Catholics about Church teachings on interreligious relations.
    3. Develop and implement formation events to support the goals of the EIA Office.
    4. Work with other Archdiocesan agencies to coordinate interreligious affairs within the vicariates, parishes and agencies of the Archdiocese, including the parish-to-parish learning community.
    5. Work with the Archdiocesan communications staff to promote and report on interreligious events.
    6. Provide representation and consultation for the Archbishop on interreligious matters as requested.
    7. Perform other duties as designated by the Director for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.

    More information is available via the following link: 


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