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Roman Catholic Priest

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Sanford Federal, Inc. headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve and protect the American people.

Job Title: Roman Catholic Priest

Based at: Langley AFB, VA

Job Summary: Sanford Federal, Inc. is looking for a Roman Catholic Priest to perform within Langley AFB, VA

Scope of Responsibilities:

The candidate shall provide religious and spiritual leadership to meet the needs of Roman Catholic military personnel, their family members and other authorized personnel at Joint Base Langley-Eustis at the below listed locations. The candidate shall support individual rights under the First Amendment to the US Constitution and provide an opportunity for the free exercise of their religious beliefs.

General Responsibilities:

The Roman Catholic Priest:
Will often be required to work weekends and on holidays to complete all Roman Catholic religious support services for wing.
Comply with all Federal, State, and Local Laws and requirements as well as with any Air Force Instructions, which are found to apply to this position.
Conform to all Air Force Chaplain Corps policies and guidance.
The candidate shall coordinate efforts with Chaplain Corps personnel and work in a multi-denominational and pluralistic religious environment to include, but not limited to, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Orthodox, and Islamic faiths. The candidate shall provide all services in accordance with (IAW) the Roman Catholic AMS requirements.

Specific Responsibilities:

In the performance of responsibilities, the candidate shall meet the following requirements:
Arrive no less than fifteen (15) minutes prior to the Mass or service and not depart until all sacred and sacramental vessels and vestments are properly cleaned and stored.
Keep within the Guidelines for Worship as prescribed by the US Roman Catholic Conference of Catholic Bishops and AMS.
Observe the guidelines and directives disseminated by the Joint Base Senior Chaplain or his/her designee.
Shall adhere to all pandemic guidance disseminated by the Joint Base Langley Eustis. Current guidance can be found here: https://jbleforcesupport.com/notices.
Be appropriately professionally dressed as directed by the Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church, i.e., appropriate clerical attire when performing sacramental and ministerial duties. Maintain model decorum with special attention to dress and conduct that is appropriate for religious services and programs. The Chaplain's office will provide outer garments to perform Catholic services.
Provide own transportation to and from worship, sacramental and ministerial functions without further compensation.
The candidate may not perform any ministry without the delegation or explicit permission of the Joint Base Senior Chaplain or his/her designee. The candidate is not the equivalent of a vicar or associate pastor in a civilian parish.

Requirements:
The candidate shall be a Roman Catholic Priest in good standing with his home diocese and the Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) and have a completed DD Form 2088. Faculties must be provided for sub-contracted clergy. Final approval and award of this contract are contingent on endorsement of the candidate and any subcontractors by AMS and receipt of the aforementioned documents.
Shall provide documentation of completing the require AMS Child and Youth Protection Training at https://www.milarch.org/child-and-youth-protection-training/ prior to contract award.
Shall provide a resume and three professional references validating education and ministry experience required in SOW.
Appropriate documentation shall include, at a minimum, a letter of good standing with their diocese. Provided at the time all of the documents are submitted with the price quote.
Roman Catholic clergy who are candidates are not chaplains and will not use the duty title of "chaplain". The candidate shall not use the duty title of chaplain while performing services, including but not limited to printed documents and electronic communications.
The candidate must meet the same educational and experience requirements outlined in DoDI 1304.28 Guidance for the Appointment of Chaplains for the Military Departments and provide a valid DD Form 2088, Statement of Ecclesiastical Endorsement from AMS in his proposal.

Services and Definitions:
Regular Services:
Saturday and Sunday Mass - The central act of worship of the Roman Catholic Church, which culminates in celebration of the sacrament of the Eucharist. The mass consists of two principal rites: the liturgy of the Word and the liturgy of the Eucharist. The first includes readings from Scripture, the homily (sermon), and intercessory prayer. The second includes the offering and the presentation of bread and wine at the altar, their consecration by the priest during the Eucharistic prayer (or canon of the mass), and the reception of the consecrated elements in Holy Communion.
Estimated Time: 1 Hour
Projected Quantity: 60
Holy Day Mass/Special Service - Celebrate the Mass according to current AMS guidance for the specific Holy Day being celebrated.
Estimated Time: 1 Hour
Projected Quantity: 15
Holy Day Masses may include but are not limited to:
Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God
The Ascension of Our Lord
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
All Saints Day
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Christmas
Special Service-may include but not limited:
Ash Wednesday
Holy Thursday
Good Friday
Sacrament of Penance/Confessions: Celebrate the Sacrament of Penance which is usually performed in conjunction with the designated weekend Mass.
Estimated Time: 1 Hour
Projected Quantity: 30
Funeral Vigil: Vigil prayer services on the eve prior to the funeral mass.
Estimated Time: 1 Hour
Projected Quantity: 4
Funeral Mass: Celebrate the Funeral liturgy for Active Duty, their family members and other authorized personnel.
Estimated Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Projected Quantity: 4
Graveside Services: Celebrate the Graveside liturgy for Active Duty and their family members.
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 4
Emergency Sacramental Care: To include but not limited to Anointing of the Sick and Confession - In the absence of the assigned Chaplain Roman Catholic Priest, conduct sacraments with Active Duty personal and their family members requesting to see a Roman Catholic priest to perform emergency ministrations such as Anointing of the Sick or Confession.
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 6

Total projected services: 123 (Estimated total time: 125 hours)
Surge Operation 1:

When the mission dictates an increased number of Roman Catholic services is required for a 6 months period. Typically the result of an extended absence of the active duty/DoD civilian Catholic Priest.
Saturday and Sunday Mass
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 64
Holy Day Mass/Special Service
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 3
Sacrament of Penance/Confessions
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 20
Funeral Vigil:
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 2
Funeral Mass:
Estimated Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Projected Quantity: 2
Graveside Services:
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 2
Emergency Sacramental Care:
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 4

Total projected services: 97 (Estimated total time: 98 hours)
Surge Operation 2:

When the mission dictates an increased number of Roman Catholic services is required for a 6 month period of time. Typically the result of an extended absence of the active duty/DoD civilian Catholic Priest.
Saturday and Sunday Mass
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 64
Holy Day Mass/Special Service
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 3
Sacrament of Penance/Confessions
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 20
Funeral Vigil:
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 2
Funeral mass
Estimated Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Projected Quantity: 2
Graveside Services:
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 2
Emergency Sacramental Care:
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Projected Quantity: 4

Total projected services: 97 (Estimated total time: 98 hours)
Why Sanford Federal? You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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