Ministry Opportunities

HNP Communications Around the Province

The Provincial Office has become aware of several job opportunities. One is at a hospital near St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Greenville, S.C., two are at HNP’s parish in Raleigh, N.C., and another is at St. Bonaventure University in Western New York. Volunteer positions in New York City are also available.

South Carolina
St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, part of the Bon Secours Health System, is seeking a chaplain on a PRN basis, meaning, according to staff member Karen Riley, that he “would need to be available when necessary and on various shifts. The position, which has no benefits, would be in hospice house and in a field of 100 patients in many counties. Candidates should be educated in bereavement and needs to have a master’s degree in divinity or in theology and also have four units of clinical pastoral education with hospice experience.”

Patrick Tuttle, OFM, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Church, said “We have plenty of room for another friar here at St. Anthony Parish friary.”

Information about the position is available from Riley, the hospital’s director of mission and spiritual care.

North Carolina
The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, where Mark Reamer, OFM, is pastor, is seeking to fill a full-time administrative position and several part-time positions.

The full-time position is for a temporary administrative assistant in the parish’s Family Life Ministry. A job description may be obtained by emailing Jason Lillis, family life coordinator. Applications are due by Jan. 20.

The Assisi Community Center, affiliated with the parish, is looking for two to three part-time facility specialists to work evenings and weekends. Interested applicants should email Tricia Henry, coordinator of community life.

New York
St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, N.Y., has an open position for an associate director of faith formation, worship and ministry to start as soon as possible. A full job description and application information is available on the university’s website. Candidates should send all application materials to Francis Di Spigno, OFM, executive director of faith formation, worship and ministry, St. Bonaventure University, 3261 West State Rd., Allegany, NY, 14778.

Volunteer Positions
Several volunteer positions are also being publicized by HNP ministries.

Holy Family Shelter, sponsored by the Church of the Holy Family in New York City, is hosting 12 to 15 homeless women throughout January, February, and March. Volunteers are needed to serve breakfast and dinner and to be nighttime supervisors. More information can be found on the shelter’s website or by emailing

Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers is looking for mentors for needy Catholic and non-Catholic children, ages 10 to 18, according to an announcement in the bulletin of St. Francis of Assisi Church in New York City. Additional information can be obtained from Ryan Shepperd at 212-475-3291.

Editor’s note: Newsletter readers who would like to share employment opportunities at Provincial ministries or at schools, parishes and other institutions affiliated with HNP are welcomed to provide job information to the HNP Communications Office.