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Job Opportunities

St. Gabriel Catholic School is hiring teacher assistants for the 2023-2024 school year. Are you looking to add a little variety to your day and a jewel in your heavenly crown? Responsibilities include supervision of students, working with students individually or in small groups, and assisting with clerical/administrative tasks. Teacher assistants are a valuable and integral part of #teamgabes. Please contact Assistant Principal Liz Jenkins at with any questions or to express your interest.

Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools is now hiring after-school assistants. Come Join our team!
St. Ann Catholic School
Holy Trinity Middle School
Our Lady of the Assumption
St. Patrick Catholic School
St. Gabriel Catholic School
St. Matthew Catholic School

  • Mid August to May
  • Hours 2:30 to 6 pm
  • Three to five days a week!
  • No weekends or evenings
  • Summers off

If interested, contact Ellen Buening at or 704-370-3268.

St. Philip Neri Catholic Church is seeking a director of office and operations. St. Philip Neri Church in Fort Mill, South Carolina is a vibrant, growing parish of 2900 families. We are a Catholic community united to form a church family dedicated to continuing the ministry of Christ. We are seeking a full-time director of office and operations to serve as the operational advisor in support of the pastor’s responsibilities to the parish. As a professionally qualified team member, the director of office and operations is a steward of the physical and personnel resources of the parish, including the church and the Child Development Center. This individual must understand, support and accurately articulate St. Philip Neri’s goals, policies, and programs; and display a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the parish, Diocese of Charleston, and the Roman Catholic Church. This individual will direct all responsibilities with technical expertise within a framework of shared ministry and Catholic values as lived by themselves. As a member of the leadership team, the director of office and operations serves as key advisor on all matters related to human resources, facilities, grounds maintenance, campus security, and fundraising activities, and performs similar functions for the Child Development Center. Guided by the necessary approvals from the pastor, in concert with the Diocese of Charleston, the director of office and operations serves in a leadership role and acts as liaison to the Diocese of Charleston. Send all resumes, references and inquiries to


For Catholic Charities Elder Ministry events, scroll to the bottom of this page. 

For Diocese of Charlotte Office of Family Life events and information, scroll to the bottom of this page or visit

Catholic Charities offers Supportive Services for Veterans (SSVF). We are dedicated to helping very low-income veteran families in Mecklenburg County who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our services include outreach, housing search and placement, eviction prevention, security deposits, rental assistance, child care expenses, transportation assistance, and assistance obtaining Veterans Affairs (VA) and other benefits. Veterans, please call Supportive Services Supervisor Tonya Lawrence at 704-370-3257. Let us work together to end homelessness among veterans.

The Order of Malta runs a pen pal program for those in prison, and we are looking for volunteers to write inmates. This only takes a few minutes of your time each month and a stamp. The program is anonymous and presents us with a way to be true to our call to visit Christ in prison. If you are interested in volunteering, email We provide all of the necessary support and direction.

Birthright of Charlotte, a newly established pro-life pregnancy center, has released its website, Please consider offering aid and assistance to those facing an unplanned or problem pregnancy. To volunteer and offer financial assistance, contact Executive Director Hank Chardos at or 803-543-8144. 

Catholic young women ages 16 to 19 are invited to attend the seventh annual Duc In Altum camp June 26 to 30 at Belmont Abbey College. Do you know where your life is going? Do you have a desire to grow deeper after the role model of our Lady? You are invited to attend to spend time with other young women your age looking at the Lord’s call in their lives, while having fun and receiving the tools for a strong prayer life. DIA is led by priests and religious of the diocese and is supported by the diocesan Office of Vocations. The cost of the camp is $150. Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 14. If you are interested, please visit, or contact Sister Mary Raphael at 704-370-3402 or

Father Blatchford will speak on Tuesday, June 20, at 7 pm in the Allen Center Café’ at St. Ann’s Church. The church is located at 3635 Park Road near the center of Charlotte. He will speak and then provide time for questions. Deacon Peter Tonon will join him for the questions. His topic for the evening is: Transgenderism and the Catholic Church. In September 2020, Father Blatchford was appointed to the position of Associate Director of Courage International, which includes more than 180 Courage chapters and 80 EnCourage chapters in dioceses throughout the United States and in 15 other countries on five continents. Founded in New York in 1980, Courage provides pastoral care and spiritual support for Catholic men and women who experience same-sex attractions or gender identity discordance and who desire to live chastely in accord with the teaching of the Catholic Church on homosexuality and gender. For more information, visit

Attention, high school students: Study at the Abbey this summer This July, check out Schola with the Honors College at Belmont Abbey! This week-long summer program is perfect for rising high school sophomores and above who want to explore classic literature and philosophy with Honors College faculty while enjoying daily prayer life and outdoor activities. Rooted in Catholic tradition, Schola offers an introduction to the Socratic method, enabling students to get a taste of college life while contemplating the good, the true, and the beautiful at one of the nation’s top-ranked colleges. “Schola 2023: Honor, Humility, and The Christian Life” will be held July 16-22. Take advantage of this unforgettable experience! Learn more at

The Catholic Conference Center is hosting a Living the Beatitudes Retreat from Aug. 25 to 27. In his sermon on the mount, Jesus outlined the secret to true happiness in eight simple yet paradoxical blessings, or beatitudes. Deepen your appreciation of this divine wisdom and learn how to make these beatitudes a part of your daily life. There will be a mix of thoughtful presentations and practical applications, plus time for Adoration, confession, spiritual direction, and more. For more information, visit or email, or call 828-327-7441.  Register before July 31 and receive a $50 early-bird discount!

2023 Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends (WWME) Fall into love all over again! Remember why you fell in love and get the tools you need to keep your marriage on the right path. Sign up today to attend one of the upcoming 2023 Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends on Sept. 22 to 24 in Herndon, VA or Nov. 10 to 12 in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Early sign up is recommended. Click here for more information or contact us or 704-315-2144. 

Catholic Charities Elder Ministry

For more information on Catholic Charities Elder Ministry, contact Program Director Elder Ministry Sandra Breakfield at 704-370-3220 or

Diocese of Charlotte Office of Family Life

Our next Sidewalk Advocates training is Saturday, June 10, from 8 am to 3 pm at the Cathedral of St. Patrick. Click here for more information. 

Join Director of the Office of Family Life Father Peter Ascik and local pro-life leaders on Saturday, June 24, for Mass and a presentation and discussion of pro-life work in a post-Dobbs world. For more information, click here. 

For more information on Diocese of Charlotte Office of Family Life, email or call 704-808-4507.