Sunday School Substitute Catechist

Purpose of Position: To replace religious education teacher in the classroom on Sundays when teacher may be unavailable.


  • To be available at designated sessions every week and ready to teach.
  • Teach scheduled lessons as requested by Coordinator.
  • Follow religious education curriculum and policies as provided.


  • Ability to adapt to unknown situations on short notice.
  • Ability and willingness to share Catholic faith and traditions with young people.
  • Basic knowledge of Catholic faith and traditions.
  • Be a good role model.

Amount of Time Required:  Two hours weekly: one to prepare, one in class.

Length of Commitment:  September through April

When Ministry is Performed: Sundays at designated class session

Training Provided: Sunday School Coordinator

Responsible To: Sunday School Coordinator

Support Provided: Director of Faith Formation

Phone Number:  952-890-9434


All volunteers working with children are required to have:


  • Passed a background check
  • Completed VIRTUS: Protecting God’s Children training as mandated by the USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
  • Sign Code of Conduct annually


Contact: Joan Walerius