Grotto Support

Oblate Service Corporation
Oblate Missionary Society, Inc

The Oblate Missionary Society, Inc.-Oblate Missions, a division of Oblate Service Corporation, is seeking applicants for GROTTO SUPPORT at the Oblate Lourdes Grotto y Tepeyac. The Oblate Missionary Society, Inc. is a nonprofit mission development and fundraising office, located in Belleville, Illinois and San Antonio, TX.


POSITION STATUS: Part-time, Non-Exempt


  • Provides support for Grotto Masses and activities; light chapel and grounds maintenance.
  • Assists with preparing chapel, altar and sacristy for scheduled liturgies (Ex: Mass and Eucharistic Adoration, etc.) and authorized special events.
  • Provides general office support .(answers telephones, welcomes visitors, receives and properly documents Mass requests, distributes food cards, secures funds received in accordance to procedures , etc.)
  • Assists with kitchen hospitality duties as needed particularly during special events.
  • Assist with preparing for special events (liturgical and religious activities).
  • Monitors and opens Grotto Hall exterior public restrooms as needed (Ex: unlock, tum on lights, inspects premises, monitors every hour).
  • Inspects the Grotto premises and responds to safety, maintenance and janitorial needs of the Oblate Lourdes Grotto, Grotto Chapel and Grotto Ministry Center grounds and facilities (Ex: Restrooms, pedestrian areas, seating areas, stairs, Grotto Sanctuary, devotional areas) in accordance with established safety guidelines.
  • Provides light janitorial help.
  • Performs other duties as required.

WORK HOURS:  Sundays 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. occasional special events and evening shifts as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalency, required.
  • Experience in sacristy ministry, preferred.
  • Communication, personal, and organization skills, required.
  • Basic bilingual (English and Spanish) language skills, required.
  • Basic knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church, required.


Qualified candidates should send resume to
Employee referrals are welcomed.
Oblate Service Corporation and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Sept. 2, 2021