National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 16, 2003

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MASTER OF DIVINITY -- distance learn and/or residential; bachelor through doctorate. Phone: (718) 698-0700. Web site:

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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION SCHOOL -- Companion others, experience personal transformation. Ecumenical. Northwest Illinois. Weekends; monthly. INNERMISSION: (630) 879-2077.

Language Studies

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:


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:

Parish Missions

DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, retreats for religious. Faculty in-service, student retreats. Web site:


PILGRIMAGE TO IONA AND LINDISFARNE -- Sept. 9-20. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 4220 Mercier, Kansas City, MO 64111. Phone: (816) 561-6855. E-mail: Web site:


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:

Renewal Programs

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:


COME MEET THE WOMAN AT THE WELL, Journey Into Self Discovery, July 13-18, Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Retreat Centre, Pickering, Canada. The 15th consecutive year for this exclusive retreat/group therapy workshop for teachers, principals, chaplains, social workers, counsellors, those in ministry, professionals and elders. Introducing a dynamic healing initiative: proprioceptive writing/finding the authentic inner voice/meditation and reflection. Emotional bodywork, dream interpretation, myth and symbol, psychodrama and scripture stories in a warm, confidential, communal environment. For more information please contact: Daniel McDonald, Centre for Psychotherapy and Emotional Bodywork. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:

SEXUALITY IN MINISTRY TODAY, Journey Into Self Discovery for Men in Ministry, August 3-8, Loretto Christian Life Centre, Niagara Falls, Canada. The 15th consecutive year for this therapeutic/spiritual retreat exclusively for ministers of all denominations. Introducing two dynamic healing initiatives: treating sexual addictive disorders/sexual trauma, sexual anorexia, cyber sex and relapse prevention, and proprioceptive writing/finding the authentic inner voice/meditation and reflection. Dream interpretation, myths, scripture, discernment, emotional bodywork and personal therapy sessions in a friendly environment of confidentiality. For more information please contact: Daniel McDonald, Centre for Psychotherapy and Emotional Bodywork. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:

LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation near white sand beaches. Sarasota, Fla.: (941) 966-5933.

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: Web site:


WINTER SABBATICAL -- Jan. 5-Feb. 5, 2004. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation in this Southern California garden oasis. For information or to register contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: Web site:

MINISTRY CAREERS AND SABBATICAL: Seriously desire Priesthood? Lay ministries? Discern/prepare in Spokane, WA. while earning university degree. Or enjoy inexpensive spiritual sabbatical. Toll-free: (800) 645-5347.

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: Web site:

Spanish Studies

GUATEMALA -- Study Spanish, internship, volunteer work, tours to Tikal. Web site:

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:

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:

CENTER OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE -- Spanish to suit your needs, individualized instruction by professional, experienced teachers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Phone: (809) 530-7234. Fax: (809) 530-2364. E-mail: Or:

LEARN SPANISH, ENJOY NATURE, La Escuela de Idiomas D’Amore 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 D’Amore, PO Box 67, Quepos, Costa Rica. USA phone/fax: (262) 367-8598. E-mail: Web site:

CENTRO MAYA: Immersion Spanish in Guatemalan Highlands. Individual instruction, room, board, activities: $130 weekly. Visit: Or write:

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:

MEXICO -- San David pastoral Spanish program. Web site:


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: Web site:

VOCATIONS -- Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site:


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IRISH MISSIONARY PRIEST leaving Africa after 32 years service. Seeking chaplaincy work for sisters or brothers community or small rural parish. Available August/September. References from superiors. Reply: Fr. Ciaran. E-mail:

Employment Opportunities


DIRECTOR OF PARISH ADMINISTRATION -- Resurrection Catholic Church, Moneta, Va., is seeking candidates for the director of parish administration position. Qualifications include BS or related degree and/or experience. A minimum of three years combined experience in business administration and financial management. Knowledge of facilities management helpful and computer systems necessary. Candidates should possess demonstrated organizational, management and interpersonal skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Send salary history with application. Deadline for application submittal is May 17. For additional information or to submit resume, please contact: Resurrection Catholic Church, PO Box 192, Huddleston, VA 24104.


ASSOCIATE VOCATION DIRECTOR -- Glenmary seeks an associate director to promote, develop, foster and invite men to priesthood and brotherhood with the Glenmary Home Missioners. The person will be well trained in Catholic history, theology and doctrine with at least the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree and three-five years of professional experience. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the home missions and an ability to foster and maintain relationships with teenagers and young adults from multicultural backgrounds. Individual will possess good listening skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both personal and public settings. Ability to speak English and Spanish or willingness to develop Spanish-language skills. Position requires extensive travel and a high degree of confidentiality. Professional salary and benefits. Send resume to: Vocation Director, GHM, PO 465618, Cincinnati, OH 45246-5618. Or e-mail:


CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Gregory’s University a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution in the Benedictine tradition has an opening for a campus minister to develop and implement retreats and social concerns activities. Master’s degree in theology, religious education or pastoral ministry preferred. Experience in campus ministry at the college level and in leading and planning high school and college retreats, youth work camps and youth minister training and development programs is desired. Please submit a cover letter, current resume with the names and telephone numbers for five recent professional references and salary expectations. Position will remain open until filled. Equal opportunity employer. Send these materials to: Leslie Grovey, Human Resources Director, St. Gregory’s University, 1900 W. MacArthur Drive, Shawnee, OK 74804. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY and community service -- Convent of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school, with a beautiful view of Long Island Sound from a 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Conn. Responsible for daily morning prayer, days of retreat, regular prayer services, liturgies and teaching in the upper school. This position also works to place young women in relationships with the marginalized, the oppressed and the poor. Full benefits package, competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Master’s degree in theology or related field. Three-five years experience. Experience in liturgy planning preferred. Contact: Mrs. Jayne Collins, Head of Upper School, 1177 King St., Greenwich, CT 06831. E-mail:


SACRED HEART LEAGUE, a national Catholic fund-raising organization in the Memphis metropolitan area has an immediate opening for a publications coordinator. Responsible for ensuring thematic consistency among all components of direct mail campaigns. The position requires an extensive amount of creative writing, photography and artistic design/layout skills used in the conception and production of newsletters, books, calendars and greeting cards. Responsible for fact-finding research and interviews in connection with publication and newsletter development. Minimum qualifications: BS in communications, religious studies or a BA in graphic design. Specific knowledge of the Catholic faith, religious and secular art and writing and creative design are important aspects of this position. Prerequisites include proficiency in page layout software in a PC environment, familiarity with pre-flight software and experience working with preparing digital files for printing. On the job experience in communications and direct mail and fluency in Spanish is desirable. We offer an excellent benefits package including employer paid pension, tuition reimbursement, medical/dental/life insurance and generous paid time off. Competitive salary. Send cover letter, resume and salary history to: Human Resources Manager, PO Box 300, Walls, MS 38680-0300.

THE OFFICE OF CAMPUS MINISTRY at the University of Dayton (UD) is accepting applications for the faith development coordinator: upper-class/student neighborhood, a nine-month position. Essential to this position are strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and skills in pastoral counseling, student leadership training, servant leadership and faith-community building. Requirements for the position include a master’s degree (theology, pastoral ministry, or counseling) and/or significant related ministry experience, ability to embody and model UD’s Catholic/Marianist character, knowledge/experience of young adult faith community models; ability to create effective programming for small Christian community faith development with university students, ability to work late evening hours and weekends. The University of Dayton is strongly committed to increasing diversity. The university is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, men, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. Position is available Aug. 15. Applications will be accepted until job is filled. Review of applications will begin after May 23. Please submit a letter of application and a resume, referencing job number P3013 to: Office of Human Resources, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1614.


ASSISI HEIGHTS is currently seeking a dynamic, self-directed, creative and innovative full-time director to initiate and manage a benefactor relations program focusing on the fund-raising activities for the Sisters of St. Francis, Rochester, Minn. Qualified candidates will have two years successful fund-raising experience. Requirements include organizational skills, written and verbal skills, database management skills and focus on meeting goals and objectives. Some travel is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Equal opportunity employer. Application deadline is May 30. For consideration, send resume and letter of interest to: Assisi Heights, Attn: Barbara Haag, OSF, 1001 14th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901.


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Growing parish of 1,200 families seeks enthusiastic and knowledgeable Catholic as full-time faith formation director. Minimum of BA in related field of study and parish/faith formation experience. Position requires strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal and basic computer skills. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: pre-K through fifth grade faith formation, RCIA, VBS and adult education. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Starts July 1. Send resume, salary expectations, and three references to: DFF Search, Attn: Wally Haarsgaard, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 4145 Johnson St., High Point, NC, 27265. Web site:

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION - Newman Hall/Holy Spirit Parish, an exciting and diverse urban university parish at the University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a sensitive, flexible and high-energy person to direct its faith formation (religious education) program for K-12 and to work in collaboration with staff in sacramental preparation. Master’s degree in theology or religious education with a minimum of two years experience is preferred. Position available mid-summer. Send inquiries and resume by June 30 to: Rev. Richard Sparks, CSP, Newman Hall, 2700 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704.

DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION -- A new full-time position open at St. Thomas the Apostle in Riverside, Calif. A parish of 1,500 families. This position will provide for the spiritual and educational development of our parishioners. Specific responsibilities of this position to include: Returning Catholics Program, RCIA, regular catechetical workshops for parishioners, organize annual weeklong parish retreat, training and mentoring of catechists and parent catechetical component for sacrament programs. Please provide resume with references to: Search Committee, St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 3774 Jackson St., Riverside, CA 92503. Fax: (909) 354-7402


DIRECTOR/THEOLOGICAL LIBRARIAN -- St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity (SPSSOD), a Roman Catholic seminary and graduate school of theology of the University of St. Thomas, seeks a director/theological librarian to direct overall operation of Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library (AIML) and serve as faculty member of SPSSOD. MA in library science from ALA accredited library school required. Additional graduate degree in theology strongly preferred. Successful candidate will have thorough knowledge and understanding of Roman Catholic theology, beliefs and practices and willingness to support fully the mission of SPSSOD. Affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. For complete job listing and application information:


DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- Full-time parish/school position in vibrant, desirable Bellingham, Wash., 1,500-household multicultural community. Parish has established musically diverse program with choirs/cantors at five weekend liturgies, including Spanish and Life Teen Masses; K-eight choral/band; new three manual Prestige in recently renovated church music ministry area, 1920 two manual Austin in loft, Samick grand piano, keyboard and diverse percussion. The successful candidate will possess proven skills in organ, piano, voice, choral direction, cantor training, composing/arranging for voice/instruments, knowledge of Catholic liturgy and bachelor of music (master’s preferred). Bilingual a plus. Pastoral team player. Church hosts concerts and interfaith choir festival. Salary $41,000, plus benefits, or commensurate with experience, plus stipends for weddings, funerals, and so forth. Send resume to: Search Committee, Church of the Assumption, 2116 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Phone: (360) 733-1380 ext. 25. Fax: (360) 733-5644. E-mail:

DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. is accepting resumes for full-time/part-time organists/music directors. Send to: Office of Worship, PO Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200.

LITURGIST -- This is a full-time position at a growing (1,600 families) Roman Catholic parish in north suburban Kansas City, Mo. The candidate must have competence and experience in Catholic worship, organ/piano skills preferred, ability to meet and deal with people. Responsible for training all liturgical ministers, supervision of fulltime choir director, art and environment. Large volunteer corps and other musicians available. Fourteen rank pipe organ and grand piano. Administrative skills helpful. Must be Catholic. Salary range: $29,000-$32,000-plus and benefits, depending upon experience and diocesan guidelines. Serious candidates will receive information about the parish. Begins July 1. Apply to: Fr. James Urbanic, St. James Church, 309 S. Stewart Road, Liberty, MO 64068. Phone: (816) 781-4343. E-mail:

CHOIR DIRECTOR -- This is a full-time position at a growing (1,600 families) Roman Catholic parish in north suburban Kansas City, Mo. The candidate must have vocal and choir skills (choirs: adult, two children’s, funeral, handbell, folk). Candidate must also have a BA in music and/or music education as the position is also teaching music in the grade school two days a week and some organ/piano and cantor skills. Practicing Catholic preferred. Ability to meet and deal with children, adults and full-time liturgist. Administrative skills helpful. Salary range: $25,000-plus and benefits, depending upon experience and diocesan guidelines. Serious candidates will receive information about the parish and school. Begins Aug. 1. Apply to: Fr. James Urbanic, St. James Church, 309 S. Stewart Road, Liberty, MO 64068. Phone: (816) 781-4343. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC/MUSIC TEACHER -- Seeking a qualified person for position of K-eight music teacher two-fifths time at a Catholic school and three-fifths time as parish director of music. Must be competent organist/pianist, direct adult and children’s choirs, oversee cantor program and have excellent liturgy planning skills. Competitive salary and benefits. Send application and two written recommendations to: Fr. Michael Ciccone, St. Pius V Parish, 55 Elmhurst Ave., Providence, RI 02908. Phone: (401) 751-4871.

LITURGY AND ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR, pianist. Progressive, musically diverse (pop, rock, gospel, Latin American styles and so forth) suburban Atlanta parish of 4,000-plus families seeking energetic, versatile, spirit-filled person with a good understanding of liturgical planning and pacing. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in music or liturgy, exceptional piano and vocal skills, experience in arranging for voice and instruments. Salary and benefits are very competitive plus stipends for special events. Send resume: Attn. Liturgy Search Committee, Transfiguration Catholic Church, 1815 Blackwell Road N.E., Marietta, GA 30066. Phone: (770) 977-1442. Fax: (770) 578-1415.


HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER -- Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful seeks human resource manager to develop new department and promote the association’s vision of global mission in service to the poor. We look for a generalist who brings a pastoral approach and shares our vision while developing human resource policies and procedures, staffing, training and holistic care services for 125 regional members in 16 countries and for staff of 30. Requirements: degree (MA preferred), minimum five years human resource experience, management background, former missioner or crosscultural experience strongly preferred. Available immediately; send resume, personal statement of interest, salary requirements by June 1 to: Selection Committee, Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful, PO Box 307, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0307. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL CARE -- Full-time position for a dynamic individual, religious or layperson, preferably with an MSW or equivalent degree. Must have at least three years experience in the various ministries of pastoral care: homebound, hospital and bereavement care. Bilingual in English and Spanish helpful. We are a large, active west coast Florida parish. Salary commensurate with experience. Position qualifies for full health/medical benefits and diocesan paid pension plan. Please send full resume with references to: NCR Classifieds, Dept. NACA, P.O. Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281.


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Our Lady of the Valley parish, Green Valley, Ariz. (near Tucson), is seeking a Catholic sister to assist and collaborate with the pastor in overseeing the parish pastoral ministries and in the administration of the parish. This is a full-time, 12-month position in a parish with 1,500 registered households, primarily retirees. A master’s degree in pastoral theology or related field is desired. Salary and benefits are in accord with diocesan guidelines for sisters’ stipends. Please send resume and references to: Pastoral Associate, Our Lady of the Valley Parish, 505 N. La Canada Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614. Phone: (520) 625-4300. Fax: (520) 625-1084. E-mail:

SACRED HEART PARISH, a faith community of 1,200 households in central Michigan is seeking a pastoral associate to collaborate with the pastoral staff in the educational, spiritual and outreach ministries of the parish. Specific responsibilities include coordination of the RCIA team and Christian service activities. Preaching and presiding skills and parish ministry experience are important. Send resume to: Search Committee, Sacred Heart Parish, 302 S. Kinney, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.


PRESIDENT, FRANCISCAN SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, owned and operated by the Order of Friars Minor, province of St. Barbara, member school of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, Calif. The Franciscan School of Theology seeks an experienced administrator with a proven record of institutional advancement with a PhD or its equivalent in theology or a related field. Applicants must be members of the Franciscan family, ordained or lay, who support the Franciscan theological tradition and educational mission, and the ecumenical mission of the Graduate Theological Union. Application deadline: July 1. Apply to: Presidential Search Committee, Franciscan School of Theology, 1712 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709.

PRESIDENT, ALL HALLOWS HIGH SCHOOL -- Oldest Christian Brothers School in United States, 500 all-male student body, located in the Bronx, N.Y. Inner-city school with exceptional track record of success. Candidate must be practicing Catholic with master’s degree in education or related field. ten years of teaching or administration experience, excellent communication skills, fiscal management expertise and fund raising savvy. Respond by May 23. Send resume to: All Hallows Search Committee, 33 Pryer Terrace, New Rochelle, NY 10804. Fax: (914) 636-0021. E-mail:


SACRED HEART SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY -- A second career/adult seminary in metropolitan Milwaukee, seeks a priest as full-time associate director of spiritual formation available August. Requirements: master’s degree in spirituality, psychology, sacred sciences or equivalent. Experience in spiritual direction/formation necessary. Responsibilities include one-on-one advising and group sessions with possibilities for teaching. Ideal position for retired/senior priest wishing involvement in priestly formation ministry. Send letters of inquiry and/or resumes by June 15 to: Director of Spiritual Formation, Sacred Heart School of Theology, PO Box 429, Hales Corners, WI 53130-0429. Fax: (414) 425-6999.


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 master’s 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.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- The Diocese of Little Rock is seeking an associate director for religious education who will be responsible for assisting parishes with their programs of religious education, sacramental preparation and catechist certification. Qualifications include: practicing Roman Catholic; degree in theology, education or related field; experience in catechetics; administrative and leadership skills. Fluency in Spanish helpful. Send resume to: Sr. Mary J. Glynn, SJC, Director of Religious Education, 2500 N. Tyler St., Little Rock, AR 72207. Phone: (501) 664-0340, ext. 368.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - Catholic parishes in Perham, Minn., seek qualified person to direct combined religious programs, preschool through adult. Need practicing Catholic with solid background and experience. Position available in July. Send resume and credentials to: Fr. David Rieder, P.O. Box 216, Perham, MN 56573.

WANTED: DRE IN EASTERN WASHINGTON -- We have a religious education program at a mission on the campus of an Indian Boarding School, K-nine. Need a bachelor or master’s degree in religious education or theology. Teaching experience desired. Secondary responsibilities are for a small parish on the edge of the Colville Indian Reservation. Exciting parish, challenging school and good boss. Salary is in the low 20s with benefits. For an application call: (509) 826-6401. Or e-mail:

THE BISHOP CONROY SCHOOL of religious is seeking to fill the position of director of religious education/youth minister. Applicants are to possess at least a bachelor’s degree in religious studies or a related field. Job responsibilities include the total religious education and youth programs for both St. Mary’s Cathedral and Notre Dame Parishes. Resume can be sent to: Msgr. Harry K. Snow, St. Mary’s Cathedral, 415 Hamilton St., Odgensburg, NY 13669. Further information can be obtained from Monsignor Harry Snow: (315) 393-3930. Or Fr. James Shurtleff: (315) 393-5050.


ACTIVIST -- Work for economic and environmental justice in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Connecticut and New York. Grassroots Coalition, PO Box 369, Libertytown, MD 21762. Phone: (301) 898-0891.


ST. MARY’S RYKEN -- an independent Roman Catholic college preparatory school, seeks teachers in the following subjects for the 2003-2004 academic year: religion, chemistry, art and English. St. Mary’s Ryken is a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School and is located in historic St. Mary’s County, Maryland in Leonardtown, on a bucolic 105-acre waterfront campus on Breton Bay within one hour drive of Washington D.C. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Office of Human Resources, St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.


DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- The diocese of Jefferson City, Mo., is seeking applicants for the position of director of youth ministry. The director is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive diocesan program for youth ministry. Applicants must be Roman Catholics in good standing with at least three years experience as a paid parish or diocesan youth minister, college level education, preferably a degree in theology or ministry and youth ministry training. Salary is in accord with experience and education including full benefits package. Send resumes with references to: Mr. Jim Kemna, PO Box 417, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Phone: (573) 635-9127 x228. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR -- Vibrant 3,500 family parish in San Pedro, Calif., seeking full-time coordinator of youth ministry. Successful candidate will join collaborative pastoral team. Responsibilities include coordination of leadership, service, social and spiritual activities for junior and senior high youth. Bachelor’s degree and certification in youth ministry preferred. Send cover letter, resume to Fr. Tom Glynn, Holy Trinity Parish. Fax: (310) 833-1134. E-mail: ParishOffice@HolyTrinitySP.Org

YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 30 hours (benefits), working with coordinator to direct team approach to holistic youth ministry. Training and experience required in the area of youth ministry; college degree preferred. For consideration, send resume and references to: Paula Miles, 11501 Maple Way, Louisville, KY 40229. Phone: (502) 239-8681.

YOUTH MINISTER for large suburban Maryland parish. Responsibilities for faith formation for junior and senor high school, including confirmation program, religious education classes, retreats and community service experiences. Must be able to work collaboratively with pastor, associate pastor and large parish staff, both volunteer and professional. Bachelor’s degree in religious education or a related field required. Graduate degree preferred. Experience preferred. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Send resume and references to: Youth Ministry Search Committee, St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, 12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. Fax: (301) 625-9266. E-mail:

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. Leo’s recent additions to its family life center features a room dedicated to its youth, has a youth minister’s 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.

BEAUTIFUL SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PARISH seeking energetic, faith-filled director of youth ministries to work collaboratively with a pastoral team in the spirit of Vatican II in maintaining and developing comprehensive youth ministry. Degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related field required. Experience working with youth ages 12-19 preferred. Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. If interested send resume to: Search Committee, 750 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103.

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