Updated April 4, 2003
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PRAY THE LITURGY of Hours. www.liturgyhours.org
BOOKS FOR YOUR PLEASURE. And spirit? Visit: www.heavenlyink.com
INVEST IN A CONTEMPLATIVE LIFESTYLE -- Hesed Community, urban non-resident Benedictine community, dedicated to teaching and practice of Christian meditation. For 23 years, we have rented our prayer center, a home in Oakland, Calif., that we can now purchase. Looking for generous donors. We are a nonprofit (501c3) organization. If you can help, and/or want further information, contact: (510) 482-5573. E-mail: Hesedone@aol.com
TOP-RANK CHRISTIAN environmental company needs sales representatives/managers. Phone: (888) 289-7891.
MASTER OF DIVINITY -- distance learn and/or residential; bachelor through doctorate. Phone: (718) 698-0700. Web site: http://members.aol.com/IgnatiusU
STUDY AT HOME. Earn your degree in theology: http://www.orthodoxtheology.org
SEEKING DISTANCE or distributed education MA or rigorous certificate program in scripture within the Catholic tradition. Contact: email@example.com
THEOLOGY INSTITUTE: Christianity in the Crucible of the
East-West Dialogue, Heartland Center for Spirituality, Great Bend, Kan.,
July 11-15, 2003. Will explore the problems and promises between Christianity
and Hinduism/Buddhism. The lectures by Jim Arraj, Tyra, his wife, and Philip
St. Romain will examine these traditions and how they might be understood and
used in Christian spirituality. Jim Arraj and Tyra are directors of an
extensive Web site, Inner Explorations: http://www.
innerexplorations.com Jim has a doctorate from the Gregorian Pontifical University and has authored many books. Philip St. Romain, DMin, is an author of 20 books on prayer and spirituality. Phone: (620) 792-1232. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
ENCHANTING IMAGES of Ireland -- Note cards and matted prints: www.kilfenorapress.com
INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas. An intensive program designed for individuals whose first language is other than English. Instruction allows participants to learn the English language and develop skills for ministry. Offered in three-week blocks all year. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.org
UNIQUELY QUALIFIED to mediate church-related disputes, complaints, and conflicts: Mediation Center of Evansville (in Indiana), Clark Field, president. Phone: (812) 428-7996. E-mail: email@example.com
SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY: Get beyond buses, bingo and brownies. www.LifelongAdultMinistry.org
DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, retreats for religious. Faculty in-service, student retreats. Web site: www.sabbathretreats.org
PREPARATION FOR Hispanic pastoral ministry at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas: Discussion, lectures, field trips, border reality experiences, interactive dynamics and faith-sharing from the foundation of the adult learning process. The Mini Pastoral is an intensive, three-week, introductory course. The Hispanic Pastoral Ministry is a semester program allowing for an in-depth reflection and study. Both courses are offered in English and Spanish and carry initial certification by the USCC/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.org
RENEWAL PROGRAMS: BERAKAH: A Place of Blessing, offers A Time of Blessing, four-month renewal programs for women religious and other women in ministry who are seeking to foster fidelity to self, God and world. Components: scriptural and theological input, personal and spiritual renewal, contemplative space, opportunity for spiritual direction and/or counseling, creative leisure in a community setting. Renewal Session I:late August to mid-December; Session II: mid-January to mid-May. Choose one or both. Possibility of structuring half sessions. Inquiries: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263-3817. Phone: (603) 435-7271. Fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
MOVING BETWEEN SILENCE and the Word, Heartland Center for Spirituality, Great Bend, Kan., June 22-28, 2003. A retreat moving back and forth between times of shared silence and the word. Out of the silence the participants will let the word of God break afresh into their consciences so as to move them, heal them and transform them. Brian Pierce, OP, reflects from his life experiences with the poor in Central America and his struggle to live the contemplative call. For information phone: (620) 792-1232. E-mail: email@example.com
LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation near white sand beaches. Sarasota, Fla.: (941) 922-9266.
SAN DIEGO. The Spiritual Ministry Center offers year-round retreats including 30-day retreats and self-directed sabbaticals near the ocean in a comfortable townhouse. Phone: (619) 224-9444. Fax: (619) 224-1082. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.spiritmin.org
MINISTRY CAREERS AND SABBATICAL: Seriously desire priesthood? Lay ministries? Discern/prepare in Spokane, Wash., while earning university degree. Or enjoy inexpensive spiritual sabbatical. Toll-free: (800) 645-5347.
SEASIDE SABBATICAL from September to May, one, three, six, eight months designed individually according to need; flexibility, creative beauty, solitude, enrichment. Contact: Florence Trahan, RSM; Mercy Center at Madison, Box 191, Madison, CT 06443-0191.Web site: www.mercyctrmadison.com
MINISTRY TO MINISTERS SABBATICAL: Follow the sun to San Antonio, Texas. Come aside to rest, reflect, relax and be renewed with other men and women seeking renewal of mind, body and spirit. For information write: MTM Program, 109 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, TX 78216-6311. Phone: (210) 349-9928. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.ost.edu
GUATEMALA -- Study Spanish, internship, volunteer work, tours to Tikal. Web site: www.casaxelaju.com
STUDY TOP-OF-THE-LINE PASTORAL SPANISH and the real Mexican cultural program, total immersion, one-on-one, customized, year-round, start anytime, go as long as you like tutorials. Special emphasis on pastoral care of Hispanics and on developing fluency in professionally oriented Spanish. Excellent faculty. Direct interaction with the Mexican church and the genuine Mexican culture reality. Contact: CIRIMEX, 205 Hill Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501. Phone: (641) 682-4264. Fax: (641) 684-4690. Guadalajara, Mexico, phone: 011-52-333-121-4878; Mexican fax: 011-52-333-121-7738. Worldwide e-mail: CIRIMEX@cs.com
LEARN TO SPEAK SPANISH at the Maryknoll Language Institute in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in the heart of Latin America. Basic, intermediate, advanced courses and a summer program (mid-June to July 31). Small classes and cultural orientation to Latin America. Contact us: Registrar, Instituto de Idiomas, Casilla 550, Cochabamba, Bolivia, Phone: (011) 591-4-4241521. Fax: (011) 591-4-4241187. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEARN SPANISH, ENJOY NATURE, La Escuela de Idiomas DAmore Spanish Immersion Center. Immerse yourself in Spanish on the beaches of Costa Rica. Adjacent to Manual Antonio National Park. Intensive Spanish immersion programs. Small, personal classes. Beach lodging or homestays available. Contact: La Escuela DAmore, PO Box 67, Quepos, Costa Rica. USA phone/fax: (262) 367-8598. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.escueladamore.com
INTENSIVE PASTORAL SPANISH at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas: Adult learning in a multicultural faith community; small classes, outstanding faculty. Beginner/intermediate offered year-round in three-week blocks. Immersion experience in Guadalajara, Mexico, for advanced students. Initial certifications by the USCC/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.org
IMMERSION IN SPANISH LANGUAGE and Culture course, June 22-July 10, 2003, in Miami, Fla. Designed for religious, priests, deacons, seminarians and laity interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic ministry. Recommended for beginners. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 7700 SW 56th St., Miami, FL 33155. Phone: (305) 279-2333. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
HAVE YOU ever thought of becoming a priest? A dedicated layman? Would you like to reflect, be guided and live in an atmosphere conducive to such a process of discernment? Find out about The Eudists House of Discernment, San Diego, Calif. Call Fr. Andres Arrango, CJM, at: (619) 583-9181. Email: email@example.com Web site: www.eudistes.org/english.htm
VOCATIONS -- Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site: www.cacina.org
ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST (in good standing), PhD in theology, 30 years experience as university teacher, 28 of these years, director of campus ministry. Seeking part-time work as teacher and/or campus minister. Strong academic background in scripture (New Testament), social justice (race relations, liberation theologies), religion and culture (religion and media). Also an accomplished musician and connoisseur of African tribal art. Homilies on Internet: www.ronsweb.ca. References and curriculum vitae on request. Contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for parish ministries - 35 hours per week. This position provides administrative and clerical support to the director of religious education, the leaders of Spanish speaking ministries, leaders of other parish ministries and office staff. Fluency in Spanish including the ability to translate, write and interpret is desired. Please send resume to: Search Committee, St. Leo Church, 601 W. Agua Caliente Road, Sonoma, CA 95476.
CAMPUS MINISTER/DIRECTOR, University of Minnesota-Morris seeks full-time campus minister/director for Newman Center at small, public, liberal arts university in west-central Minn. Ten-month contract. Preferred qualifications: theology/ ministry MA, CCMA certified, experience in campus ministry, leadership development, retreat/service project coordination, peer minister advising, prayer leading and campus outreach. Application Deadline: April 15. Send cover letter, resume, three references to: Search Committee, Newman Center, 306 E. 4th St., Morris, MN 56267. For information contact Fr. Alan Wielinski: (320) 589-3003.
DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- St. Albert the Great Newman Parish in Las Cruces, N.M., is seeking a fulltime person to serve as the director of campus ministry. St. Alberts is vibrant and growing university parish that serves the student faith community of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. The director of campus ministry will be responsible for directing programs ranging from retreats, adult confirmation, social activities to social justice. As a member of the parish pastoral team, the director will work with the student campus ministers and a leadership team developing programs and will also serve as a resource for the parish. A masters degree in pastoral ministry or a related field is required as well as a sensitivity to the specific needs of university students. Review of applications begins April 15. If interested, contact Chuck Boehmer, St Albert the Great Newman Parish, 2615 South Solano, Las Cruces, NM 88001. Phone (505) 522-6202. E-mail email@example.com
LIVE THE BEATITUDES -- LArche is an international federation of communities that, in the spirit of the Beatitudes, creats homes that enable people with developmental disabilities to share their lives with people without developmental disabilities. LArche Irenicon in Haverhill, Mass., has an opening for a live-in assistant. Training, formation in the spirituality of LArche, room, board, health insurance and a generous stipend are provided. Phone: (978) 374-6928. Or e-mail: Office@LarcheIrenicon.org
JUNIOR HIGH COORDINATOR - Parish community seeking a full-time coordinator for junior high with responsibilities for grades seven and eight, catechetical program, confirmation preparation and establishment of a youth ministry component. Education and experience in religious formation and youth ministry necessary. Candidate must be a member of the Catholic community, enthusiastic, organized and team oriented. Salary negotiable. Send resume and inquiries by April 9 to: Church of the Holy Family, Search Committee, 24505 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI 48375. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR OF MISSION: CareAlliance Health Services in Charleston, S.C., is a local two-hospital system with outpatient and diagnostic services located throughout the community. It is seeking a director of mission to fill a position that will become available in April at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital. The director if primarily responsible for mission activities at Bon Secours St. Francis, but has system responsibilities for patient representatives, end of life activities and the ethics committee. The mission director has a dual reporting relationship primarily to the system vice president of mission and also to the Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital CEO. The position requires solid educational and people skills, as well as knowledge of Catholic theology and how to maintain Catholic identity in a community/Catholic health system. Ideal qualifications would include prior healthcare experience, but experience with Church organizations and institutional structures are important. Equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter detailing your background/experience in relation to the aforementioned position requirements, resume, signed employment application to: Human Resources Department, Attn: Director of Mission/CareAlliance, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., 1505 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104. Or fax to: (410) 442-0130. Go to www.bonsecours.org/bshsi/employment for a complete job description and for the employment application. No recruitment agencies.
DIRECTOR OF MISSION DEVELOPMENT -- The Bon Secours Health System, Inc. (BSHSI) is seeking a dedicated person to fill the position of director of mission development at the Health System Office in Marriottsville, Maryland. The director of mission development works to support the organization through the development of resources and programs in the Bon Secours Institute that are values-driven, specifically relating to mission and Catholic identity. A masters degree is required in Catholic theology/religious studies and ministry. The candidate must posses three to five years experience in adult education, knowledge of Catholic health care ministry and traditions including thorough understanding of the ethical and religious directives for Catholic health care services, an understanding of spirituality; effective communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies, effective public speaking and presentation skills and have a strong sense of service orientation and be skilled at relationship building. BSHSI is a contemporary, forward-reaching expression of the social mission of the Catholic church within the healing, liberating and compassionate tradition of the Sisters of Bon Secours and the co-sponsoring congregations. This mission and tradition is rooted in the scripture and inspired by the healing ministry of Jesus. To fulfill its commitment to integrated care delivery in the communities it serves, BSHSI includes acute-care hospitals and nursing care centers, community-based home health divisions, assisted living facilities, hospice services, physician practice management, numerous ambulatory facilities and strategic support services, all dedicated to the sisters global mission of providing good help to those in need. Headquartered in a beautiful rural setting in Marriottsville, Md., BSHSI is a financially strong and growing multibillion-dollar leader in nonprofit Catholic healthcare, comprised of more than 27,000 employees in nine states in the eastern United States. Equal opportunity employer. Interested individuals should review the job description and application process at http://www.bshsi.com/employment.
DIRECTOR -- Marian Middle School seeking director for Catholic school, grades five-eight. School based on Nativity model with extended schedule and summer program. Qualifications: collaborative, committed with strong desire to work with girls from low-income families. Skills and experience in communications, public relations, grant writing, fund raising. Position begins July 1. Resume by April 14: Search Committee, 335 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122.
RETREAT/SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR -- full-time position at Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center to provide retreats, spiritual direction, programming for spiritual growth and coordination of retreat offerings. Knowledge of spirituality, theology and religious studies at a level normally acquired through the completion of a masters degree with formal preparation as a spiritual director required. Five or more years experience as a retreat and spiritual director desired. Available July 1. Send cover letter and resume by April 25 to: Helen Elsbernd, FSPA, Director, Prairiewoods, 120 E. Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233.
DIRECTOR OF CHILDRENS FAITH FORMATION -- Active and growing parish of 950 households in suburban Houston near NASA has an opening for childrens faith formation director. Degree in religious education, theology or pastoral studies is preferred. Certified in Generations of Faith or family-centered catechesis or its equivalent is required. Please send resume by April 19 to: DFF Search Committee, St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Community, 3131 El Dorado Blvd., Houston, TX 77059-5100. Phone: (281) 286-7729. Fax: (281) 286-1256.
DIRECTOR OF LITURGY -- Large suburban parish seeking director of liturgy to begin July 1. Responsibilities: full-time position (with benefits), planning and coordinating liturgies for active parish with grade school, religious education programs, youth and adult ministries. Education and/or experience required. Resume and letter of interest: St. Isaac Jogues, Search Committee, 306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale, IL 60521.
MUSIC DIRECTOR/ORGANIST position available -- St. Peters Parish, Kansas City, Mo., is seeking applications for the position of music director/organist. The position is available in July for approximately 20 hours/week. Responsibilities include planning liturgical music, rehearsing choirs/cantors, participation on liturgy team and preparation of wedding music. The applicant must have an academic and pastoral knowledge and experience with Catholic liturgy and music. The applicant needs to work effectively with a large, urban parish community. St. Peters has a long history of exceptional liturgical music. The parish seeks an individual dedicated to continuing this tradition. Salary based on diocesan salary scale. Contact: Fr. Joseph Sharbel, Pastor, 6415 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO 64131. Phone: (816) 363.2320. E-mail: email@example.com
OVERSEAS LAY MISSION. Live out your faith by walking with the poor of another land and helping to build a more just and compassionate world. Comboni Lay Missionaries have openings in Peru, South Africa, Ghana, and Kenya. Our application deadline for this year is April 15th. Our 4-month training program begins August 25th. Find out more by calling (708) 354-2050 or visiting our web site: www.laymission-comboni.org
DIOCESE OF LANSING, MICH., has a growing number of parish openings for qualified directors of religious education, directors of adult education/faith formation, coordinators of youth ministry and Catholic school principals. Active pastoral ministers association. Diocesan salary guidelines. Good benefits. Supportive diocesan staff. For application materials contact: Peter Ries, 228 N. Walnut St., Lansing, MI, 48933. Phone: (517) 342-2486. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAINE PARISH seeking pastoral associate -- MDiv or equivalent preferred; bachelors degree with religion minor required. Previous faith formation experience and pastoral work preferred. Salary dependent on education and experience. Health and pension benefits included. Submit work history, references and resume by April 30.More information or to apply: Search Committee, St. Matthew Parish, 19 Dora Lane, Limerick, ME 04048. Or e-mail: email@example.com
CHAMINADE-MADONNA College Preparatory a Catholic, Marianist school located in Hollywood, Fla., has an opening for principal July 1. Ideal candidate would exemplify: practicing Catholic, MA in education or related field, state of Florida certification or working towards this, minimum five years teaching experience and three to five years in Catholic school administration. Salary negotiable based on experience, education and credentials. Submit letter of intent, current resume, three references and statement of philosophy by April 18 to: Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory, Attn: Fr. John Thompson, S.M., President, 500 Chaminade Drive, Hollywood, FL 33021. Or fax to: (954) 989-2944.
COME SHARE your educational talents and expertise as an educational administrator in one of the home mission dioceses of the United States where Catholic education has a tradition of more than 155 years. For information, please contact the Office of Catholic Schools at: firstname.lastname@example.org
SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Tampa, Fla., accepting applications for position of principal. Anticipated enrollment of 250 students grades EC-3 through eight. Candidate should be practicing Catholic with masters degree in educational leadership or related field. Must have five years teaching and administrative experience preferably in Catholic school. Contact: Superintendent of Catholic Schools, PO Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200.
SEEKING PRINCIPAL for St. Louis School, Austin, Texas. 500 students (preschool-eight), accredited Texas Catholic Conference and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Recognized for academic excellence. Successful candidate is practicing Catholic who will foster the continued spiritual and educational achievement of the school in collaboration with excellent faculty, staff and parental support organizations. Candidate must hold masters degree in education with three years successful administrative experience. Coursework should include at least 18 hours in educational administration. Candidate will exercise good leadership skills and enthusiasm for developing the long-range goals of the school. Resumes received no later than April 21. Search Committee, St. Louis Church, 7601 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78757.
GRADE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL -- St. Peter Catholic School in Blessed Sacrament Parish in Ontario, Ore., seeks qualified candidates for principal. The school will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2003. We have a warm, caring staff and excellent relations with the parish and parent groups. Ontario is on the Oregon Trail within easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreational options but still close to cultural entertainment. The successful applicant will be a practicing Catholic with strengths in the area of parish-school relations. He or she must bring leadership, teamwork and a sense of vision to the school. Salary is dependent on experience. Submit a letter of interest, resume and letters of references by April 15 to: Sr. Mary Catherine Perkins, OP, St. Peter Search Committee, PO Box 5999, Bend, OR 97708.
PARISH DREs/CREs and youth ministers needed: Applicants are being sought for parish DRE, CRE and youth ministry positions in the diocese of Madison, Wis. Active DRE organization, supportive diocesan staff. For application materials, contact: Michael Nachman, PO Box 44983, Madison, WI 53744-4983. E-mail: email@example.com
DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Full-time position for a person with a masters degree in the area of religious education/theological studies. Applicant must have a minimum of three years teaching experience and be a practicing Catholic. In addition to administrative skills, person must be a team player with the current parish staff and existing parish groups. Applicant must have ability to work in parish of all ages and backgrounds. Parish has an enrollment of 505 in parochial school and 130 in Sunday school of religion. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send resume to: Search Committee, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1350 Hearst Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319.
DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (K-EIGHT) -- Coordinator of RCIA and other parish programs, 30 hours per week. The director of religious education is responsible for all educational parish programs for kindergarten through eighth grade and for coordinating the RCIA, small church communities and scripture program. Fluency in Spanish helpful. Please send resume to: Search Committee, St. Leo Church, 601 W. Agua Caliente Road, Sonoma, CA 95476.
DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- St. Pius X Parish of Indianapolis, Ind., a vibrant parish of 1,550 families, who is committed to stewardship, is seeking a full-time director of religious education. Responsibilities include the administration of the following programs: religious education (preschool-seventh grade), sacramental preparation (baptism, Eucharist and reconciliation), RCIA, adult Catholic education, special religious education and will supervise the religious education staff. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic rooted in the spirit of Vatican II theology and the catechetical methods; have good communication and organizational skills; have the ability to work collaboratively with a large staff, parish volunteers and parents in continuing to build a vibrant faith community; a minimum of three years experience in religious education and have an MA in religious education or theology preferred. Salary and benefits are commensurate with education and experience based on archdiocesan guidelines. Please send resume and references to: Beth Reitz, Pastoral Associate, St. Pius X Parish, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Fax: (317) 466-3354.
SOCIAL MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY -- LArche Tahoma Hope, faith-based ecumenical community, Tacoma, Wash., recruiting live-in positions. Monthly stipend, room, board, medical benefits. Affiliated with International Federation of LArche communities. We create homes for persons with developmental disabilities. At the heart of our community are relationships between people with developmental disabilities and those who share life with them. Kevin Going, Director: (253) 535-3178.
RELIGION TEACHER -- Stuart Hall for Boys, Catholic independent school accepting applications for grades six-eight. BA and experience required, MA preferred. Salary dependent on experience. Send resume, educational philosophy statement and three references to: Headmasters Office, Stuart Hall, 2252 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94115.
VIBRANT, VATICAN II PARISH in Staten Island, N.Y., is seeking a full-time youth minister in our active faith community to coordinate a comprehensive high school and junior high school youth ministry program. Must be a good communicator and must be willing to work collaboratively with a pastoral staff and lay leaders. Bachelors degree in theology or related field required. Must be a practicing Catholic, faith-filled, spirit-driven, self-motivated, imaginative, energetic, organized and reliable. Experience preferred. Competitive salary. Send resume and references to: Msgr. Joseph P. Murphy, Church of St. Clare, 110 Nelson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10308.
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St. Leo the Great Catholic Church located in beautiful Winston-Salem, N.C., is searching for a youth minister to continue and established Life Teen program. We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate, faith-filled individual to direct young people toward a meaningful, life-affirming journey with Christ. If you are a Catholic with a college degree, have a strong spiritual, faith-based background, are passionate about working with youth and have at least two years or more of practical experience as a youth minister, please consider this opportunity. St. Leo parish has an established Life Teen program centered on the Eucharist. The Life Teen Mass is held every Sunday at 5 p.m., during the school year. Our awesome Life Teen band leads praise and worship songs, many original. We have a dedicated core team made up of singles and couples and a committed group of parent volunteers. Most important however are the 150 and growing number of young people that participate in our spirit night (junior youth), life night (senior youth), other activities and retreats. Also, St. Leos recent additions to its family life center features a room dedicated to its youth, has a youth ministers office, kitchenette and entertainment center. The position starting salary is competitive and negotiable depending on education and/or experience. We also offer an attractive benefit package. If interested, please contact: Jerry Felten, Director of Parish Operations, St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 335 Springdale Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27104. Phone: (336) 724-0561. Fax: (336) 724-7036.
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