SVdP Senior Singles Meet & Greet

Exciting News for SVDP Senior Singles! Our highly successful meet and greet gatherings have a new home, and we invite you to join us at Wildwood Vineyards on Friday, March 1, from 2 pm to 6 pm. The vineyard is conveniently located at 1945 E County Road 462.

DIRECTIONS: Simply turn left onto 462 from 301 North and continue for approximately 2.5 to 3 miles. You’ll find the winery on the left. Come and immerse yourself in the delightful atmosphere, make new friends, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Beer, wine, and snacks will be available for purchase, with cash preferred (please note there is a charge for credit card transactions). We kindly ask that no outside food or beverages be brought in.

No reservations are necessary, and there’s no need to bring chairs. It’s a casual and welcoming environment where ALL are welcome!

For more information, feel free to reach out to Mike Grady at 980-253-1940 or Lynn Bartlett at 352-633-2496. Join us for an afternoon of camaraderie and fun at Wildwood Vineyards – we look forward to seeing you there!

Parish Town Hall Sessions

Please join us for an insightful look at the parish survey results! These stand-alone sessions will take place on the dates listed below:

  • Monday, February 26 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm – Registration opens on Sunday, February 25 at 3 pm.
  • Monday, March 4 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm – Registration opens on Sunday, February 25 at 3 pm.
  • Monday, March 18 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Registration opens Sunday, March 3 at 3 pm.

These sessions provide an opportunity to delve into the survey findings and have your questions answered. To participate, simply register online for your preferred session at svdptownhall.eventbrite.com or by clicking here. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the survey findings and contribute to the parish discussion!

Faith Formation Assistant | Part Time

SUMMARY

The Faith Formation Administrative Assistant enhances the effectiveness of the parish Faith Formation team by coordinating and providing professional administrative support and clerical services; supports the Director of Faith Formation and parish staff in a variety of ways in providing for the faith formation of youth and adults of the parish. 

The Diocese of Orlando four core values lay the foundation for the work performed by employees:

  1. Authenticity: Conviction that God has called us to reflect exteriorly our inner life of faith in our daily living
  2. Respect: Affirming each person’s God-given dignity and uniqueness.
  3. Courage: Inspired by this gift of the Holy Spirit, we proclaim and live the Word of God fearlessly and devotedly.
  4. Commitment: Individually and collectively, we are steadfast to the team and its purpose.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them.
  • Provides receptionist services for the Faith Formation office including the recording of clear and accurate messages, the handling routine questions about policies, events, etc.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics whether by scan, fax, or e-mail.
  • Fulfills administrative duties for the Faith Formation team to include preparing and sending correspondence, filing, scheduling, creating, and updating forms, updating bulletin boards, counting and tracking monies that come in from parents, students, and staff; prepares weekly deposit and submits to Finance Office. 
  • Creates and maintains a variety of permanent records to include rosters, letters, financial records, and registrations; gathers all required information for those preparing for Sacraments such as baptismal certificates.
  • Coordinates, sets-up, and assists with administrative needs for meetings, conferences, liturgical celebrations, and other events as needed.
  • Prepares reports by collecting information and data.
  • Maintains catechist contacts, files, and documents.
  • Maintains database of families and students enrolled in programming; completes registrations; updates records for families; prepares reports as needed or requested; updates records with Sacramental Dates; assists in the registration of families for formation programs annually.
  • Attends required meetings and gatherings, taking meeting minutes and offers assistance as needed.
  • Orders faith formation related office and catechist materials. 
  • Maintains supplies and resources for faith formation in an organized manner. 
  • Maintains confidentiality in all areas of responsibility as required.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CATHOLIC FAITH

Requires an appreciation and respect for the Catholic Church and its teachings. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church. Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the policies of the diocese.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree preferred; minimum of 6 years at the Administrative Assistant level; and/or 3 years as an office supervisor or office manager. Must have experience in technology-based office management and office support.  

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • A high level of organizational and interpersonal skill is required. 
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as adding, dividing, and multiplying.
  • Ability to read and analyze routine correspondence and compose appropriate responses. Must have excellent command of the English language. Ability to record and compose minutes. Ability to respond to common inquiries from diocesan entities, parishioners, or members of the business community. Confidentiality is essential.
  • Requires proven multi-tasking capabilities. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and time demands. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; working knowledge of Excel and Outlook. 
  • Requires excellent writing skills.  
  • Must possess a heightened sense of confidentiality and a strong sense of respect for and knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church. Must be able to work well with various personalities within the Catholic Church.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The working hours of this position are not limited to an 8-hour day. This person will need to be available in the evening and weekends, as needed. Must be willing to work in conditions of stress and function well under pressure. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to reach, grasp, feel, and see up close and from afar. Must be able to use basic office computer hardware and peripherals, with or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.

Jubilee Pilgrimage to Italy with Father Glen Baptiste & Deacon Dana McCarthy

January 21- January 30, 2025
A 10 Day Journey

Fr. Glen & Deacon Dana invite you to join them for this powerful spiritual pilgrimage to mark the Jubilee Year in 2025. Visit & pray at: The Vatican, Rome, Assisi, Orvieto, Capri, Pompeii & more.

The itinerary allows us to enter through the Holy Doors of the Four Major Basilicas in Rome, providing you with a special Holy Year plenary indulgence. A plenary indulgence – the complete remission of all temporal punishment due to sin – dips into the treasure trove of stored blessings accumulated by Christ, our Blessed Mother and the communion of saints.

Space is limited and spots fill up fast.

Click here for the full itinerary.