Parish Priest

Minimum No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks a Priest Clergyman is expected to perform include:

Conducting religious worship and performing rites in accordance with religious scriptures and recognized practices in temple, church, mosque or other places of worship

Arranging and conducting regular prayers in places of worship, delivering sermons, reciting verses and mantras from holy books

Performing baptism, communion, matrimony, etc.

Administering sacraments, last rites, etc.

Assisting in community responsibilities like taking part in committees, delivering addresses, etc.

Undertaking charitable work

Visiting sick or poor people to render necessary help

Administering property of parishes or religious institutions

Teaching in school, college or any religious institutions

Inspecting schools under orders of diocese or archdiocese

Skilled in performing rituals/ceremonies

Knowledge of all worshipping rites

In-depth knowledge of all the mantras, rituals and religious verses

Skilled in teaching religious scriptures

Ability to read religious scriptures

Not required


Good communication skills


Good interpersonal and communication skills


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Religious institutions are usually open for 7 days a week and 10/12 hours everyday. This may vary from institution to institution

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Eyes Low Vision (BLV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 9,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Religious Professionals in India

Religion is one of the basic institutions of any society. It is a universal system which is found in every society. Religion is an intrinsic part of life for Indians. Being a diverse and secular country, more than one religion is practised in India. The people here are a healthy mix of different religions and know how to co-exist peacefully. People in India are very religious. Every occasion is celebrated with a religious ceremony. The duty of a priest is not just reciting mantras and performing ceremonies, etc., but also to spread the knowledge that they have acquired. There is a huge demand for honest and good-hearted Priest Clergyman in India.

Religious institutions


Cities and towns across India