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Director of Marriage and Family Life
Archdiocese of Hartford
Hartford, CT

A full-time position exists for the position of Director of Marriage and Family Life for the Archdiocese of Hartford. In this position, the successful candidate will educate and be a resource to all parishes regarding the promotion and enhancement of marriage and family life. The Office is responsible for the Archdiocesan Common Policy for Marriage Preparation and ministry to married couples; the ministry to the bereaved; the ministry to the separated and divorced; and, family ministry.

Additional duties will include the coordination and support of natural family planning programs for married and engaged couples; administration and monitoring of all family life programs with attention to effective response to all parishes, ministries, and community groups; coordination of the Ministry to the Engaged; oversee and supervise the deanery engaged couples conference programs throughout the Archdiocese with on-going training, new team orientations, resources, networking, and support.
A MS/MA Degree in theology, marriage and family ministry, religious studies, or other related fields is preferred. Five or more years of experience in pastoral ministry is required.


Qualified candidates must possess a proven track record in administrative skills including interpersonal relations, training and development, conflict resolution, management and supervision and collaborative ministry is required.

A thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings and respect for the Catholic vision on important social, moral, and ethical issues is required.


Interested applicants should submit a resume including salary requirements to:

Karen Kean
Director of Human Resources
Archdiocese of Hartford
134 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

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