National Catholic Reporter

Updated June 6, 2003

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COUNSELING/PSYCHOTHERAPY. Rev. Edward Lambro, PhD, CCMHC. Sensitive to the unique treatment issues and privacy needs of clergy, religious sisters and brothers. Northern New Jersey. Phone: (973) 696-3102.


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

BUILDING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES through mindful, intercultural communication. A five-day institute on development of skills, strategies on faith and culture and resources for building inclusive communities. An immersion experience to move beyond awareness of the diversity in the community and develop an understanding and appreciation of culture, ethnicity and other differences toward building inclusive communities. Workshops on skill formation (intercultural communication), education and resources (faith and culture) and immersion experiences (cultural celebrations). Can be three-unit graduate credits, CE units or teacher certification. Aug. 4-8, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles. Sponsored by Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Office of Religious Education. Contact Fe Musgrave, phone: (213) 637-7669. E-mail: Web site:

SUMMER INSTITUTE ON SPIRITUAL DIRECTION -- July 20-25. Introduction to theory and practice of spiritual direction in the Christian tradition at Christ the King Retreat House in Syracuse, N.Y. Open to anyone discerning a call to this ministry or seeking to further develop gifts as director. Topics will include: initiating the spiritual direction relationship, images of God, contemplating religious experience, discernment, models of spiritual direction and more. Tuition, room and board: $500. For brochure and application, phone: (315) 472-6546. E-mail:

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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:

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:


BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE, East Chicago, Ind., offers private and individually-directed silent retreats, including 30 days, year round in a prayerful home setting. Phone: (219) 398-5047. 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.

“AFTERNOONS WITH ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX” celebrates the life, spirituality, contemplative vision and legacy of the “Little Flower.” Retreat combines lectures and discussion with silence, rest and prayer. Conducted by Fr. David Reinders, participants celebrate vigil of her feast day on Oct. 1, culminating Friday, Oct. 3 with Mass of thanksgiving. Sept. 28-Oct. 3. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

“THE SOUL TELLS A STORY,” different kind of writer’s workshop providing exercises, meditations and group discussions to help writer tap both creativity and spirituality in natural, nonthreatening ways. Retreat experience led by Vinita Hampton Wright, Loyola Press Chicago and Rev. Thomas Santa, former president and publisher, Liguori Publications. Nov. 14-18. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

QUIET MOUNTAIN RETREAT in New Mexico -- Redondo Retreat Center in the sacred Jemez Mountains, 80 minutes from Albuquerque, pine forest with hiking trails, access to natural hot springs and breathtaking views. Options include sabbatical, guided retreats, privacy, reiki, massage, Native American-guided sweats. Other options include: tipi/house of prayer, ceremonies, shamanic journeying, drumming circle and day trips to Santa Fe, Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde, Colo. For more information write, call or e-mail: Sharon Palma, 7 Oso Place, Jemez Springs, NM 87025. Phone: (505) 829-3185. E-mail:

MONTH-LONG “PRAYER OF THE HEART” retreat in beautiful Oregon. Live in a monastic setting and enjoy break days to beaches and mountains. July 1-31, $2215. Also private retreats anytime. Contact: Dorothy Pulkka, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Web site:

RELAX, REST, RENEW: a sabbatical that you design. Monastic setting in beautiful Oregon. Spiritual direction, daily Eucharist, classes, retreats. Outings to beaches and mountains. August-May or shorter periods. Men and women. Contact: Jo Morton, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Web site:

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, Wash., while earning university degree. Or enjoy inexpensive spiritual sabbatical. Toll-free: (800) 645-5347.

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:

SPEAK SPANISH IN MEXICO. Total immersion program in Cuernavaca Language School. E-mail: Web site: International Office: PO Box 4233, Windham, NH 03087-4133. Phone: (603) 437-9714. Fax: (603) 437-6412.

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:

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:


Employment Wanted

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 to Fr. Ciaran. E-mail:

ORGANIST/CHOIRMASTER -- Retired priest available Sept. 1. Fr. Harry Pavelis, PO Box 88, Concord, CA 94522. Phone: (925) 825-8259.

Employment Opportunities


ARCHDIOCESE OF PORTLAND, in Oregon Department of Catholic Schools seeks an assistant to the superintendent to coordinate, supervise and direct personnel matters for Catholic schools in the archdiocese. The position also directs professional formation programs for principals and assists them with the implementation of education policies and guidelines. Please forward letter of interest and resume to: Robert Mizia, Superintendent, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214. Fax: (503) 236-3683. E-mail:


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:


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:


PRIEST, CHAPLAIN and director of campus ministry -- Diocese of Rochester, N.Y. Two exciting positions are open at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., and Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester. Campus ministry is well established at both of these colleges and the director will oversee all aspects of the Newman community. For applications and inquiries, contact Barbara Pedeville. Phone: (585) 328-3228, ext. 1215. E-mail:


L’ARCHE MOBILE is ecumenical, faith-based community of 18 adult persons with developmental disabilities (primary diagnosis: mental retardation) and live-in assistants who live, work and share their lives together. If you’d like to share your life in community with someone who needs you, please contact: Dennis O’Keefe, Director, L’Arche Mobile, 151 S. Ann St., Mobile, AL 36604. Phone: (251) 438-2094. E-mail:


HIV/AIDS COORDINATOR -- Catholic Charities, Atlanta, seeks coordinator of the HIV/AIDS ministry for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Please send cover letter and resume to: Cathy Hood, Secretary for Human Resources, Archdiocese of Atlanta, 680 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30308-1984. Fax: (404) 885-7497. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION for an African-American parish. Applicant should be a practicing Roman Catholic. Bachelor’s degree required and adequate experience in religious, theological and academic areas as well as experience with youth and adults as both a catechist and in administration of an overall program of religious studies. MA in religious studies helpful. DRE is responsible for all religious education in the parish from kindergarten through adult education. DRE is also responsible for catechist formation, parental education programs and catechetical leadership training. Send applications with picture to: Rev. John Geaney, CSP, St. Augustine Parish, 1169 Kerr Ave., Memphis, TN 38106.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- A full-time position at a dynamic, growing (1,600 families) Roman Catholic parish, St. Mary parish, in Menomonee Falls, Wisc., a suburb of Milwaukee. Approaching our 100th anniversary and the renovation of our parish facilities, St. Mary’s is a community with a strong faith tradition dedicated to prayerful liturgical celebrations along with the active participation of our ministers, with a particular emphasis on the gifts of our youth. With the focus of liturgical renewal, we are seeking to employ an individual with knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in keyboard (organ and piano) and vocal skills, ability to direct cantors and choirs and desire to collaborate with parish staff and liturgy committee. Availability for weddings and funerals required. A BA or master’s in music is preferred. Position opening July 1. Competitive salary, stipends and benefits offered. Send resume and references to: Fr. Gregory Greiten, St. Mary Parish, N89 W16297 Cleveland Ave., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051. Phone: (262) 251-0220.


EDITOR -- “Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction.” Spiritual Directors International seeks a highly-motivated, creative person for position of editor. Application deadline: June 20. For details, see bottom of 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.


CATHOLIC CHARITIES DIOCESE of Venice, Arcadia, Fla., seeks a full-time, bilingual (Spanish/English) education coordinator. Job includes an after school tutoring program (grades one-five), volunteer recruitment, parenting classes, summer activities, home visiting and school advocacy. Position begins Aug. 18, no applications after June 30. Contact Sr. Ann De Nicolo, BVM. Fax: (863) 494-1671. E-mail: Web site:


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES -- Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark. Full-time position with benefits available August. Duties include: accompanist for cathedral English and Spanish choirs, organist for two weekend liturgies, weddings/funerals and archdiocesan events. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in organ or church music (master’s preferred), conducting skills, familiarity with Spanish language, knowledge of liturgical documents and computer literate. Salary commensurate with education/experience. Send resume to: John Miller, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St., Newark, New Jersey 07104. Fax: (973) 497-9336. Web site:

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.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGICAL MUSIC -- Located in suburban Grand Rapids, Mich., a parish of 2,200 families seeks a full-time director who will prepare music for liturgical celebrations, direct several choirs (including adult choir, chancel choir, choirs for special liturgies, bell choir) and supervise children’s and youth choir programs. Keyboard (organ and piano), choral and vocal skills are required, as well as a good knowledge of liturgical music and Catholic liturgies. Must possess effective organization, communication and people skills, be able to work with the pastor and other musicians (both paid and volunteer) and have knowledge of various styles of liturgical music. BA or MA in music or liturgy preferred. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position available July. Send resume and references to: Music Search Committee, St. Robert Church, PO Box 369, Ada, MI 49301.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, to lead and encourage our parish community in participating and singing as a means of praising God in keeping with the spirit of Vatican II. Director will be responsible for all details of the music ministry in order to assist in bringing our parish liturgical celebrations to the next level. Candidates should be a practicing Catholic, have excellent vocal skills, be a collaborative team player and have good verbal, interpersonal and communication skills. Experience preferred. Fax resume to search committee: (813) 689-7492. Or e-mail:

LITURGY/MUSIC DIRECTOR: Full time position in vibrant, large suburban Atlanta parish (4000 families). Joyful, prayerful worship is at the center of our identity and community. The successful candidate will possess proven skills in piano, familiarity with diverse contemporary musical styles, choral direction, composing/arranging for voice, instruments and knowledge of Catholic liturgy. A bachelors degree is preferred, excellent administrative skills a necessity as well as pastoral team player. Salary is nationally competitive and negotiable, includes benefits package, plus stipends for extra events. To apply, send a formal letter of interest, a resume and a list of references to Msgr. Patrick Bishop, Transfiguration Catholic Church, 1815 Blackwell Road, Marietta, GA 30066. Or 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:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE, ST. LOUIS -- We are a vibrant city parish drawing our congregation from throughout the Saint Louis metropolitan area. We are a liturgical, intellectually challenging, and faith-filled prayer community striving to embody Vatican II’s invitation to respond fully to our baptismal call to minister in both the church and world community. We are building stronger relationships with our neighbors, working to address the needs and issues affecting our immediate neighborhood and acting passionately for justice on issues of global concern. We are seeking a full-time pastoral associate who will collaborate with our pastoral staff and support our ongoing efforts as a community in developing a dynamic vision of church and parish for a new millennium. The associate must possess the skills to direct adult faith formation and leadership development; to act as a parish liaison to the neighborhood; and to take responsibility for spiritual formation, skills training, recruiting, coordinating, evaluating, and maintaining accountability of lay parish ministers who lead essential parish ministries. The ideal candidate will have a master’s in theology or ministry and professional ministerial experience; a bachelor’s degree in theology with evidence of professional leadership/ministry experience will be considered. Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of application and resume by July 1 to: St. Cronan Church, Attn: Hiring Committee, 1203 S. Boyle Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.


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.


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, (full-time) in large, nationally recognized urban Catholic community in sunny Arizona. St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Faith Community in Chandler, Ariz., a growing community, is seeking an energetic person to continue the development of our current dynamic religious education process. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Responsibilities include the formation, supervision and evaluation of faith leaders and the administration of assigned parish resources. The ability to work collaboratively is a must. Minimum educational requirement is a master’s degree in education/religion or a related field. Submit resume to: St. Andrew the Apostle, Attention: Parish Manager, 3450 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85226-2300. Fax: (480) 917-8475. E-mail:

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.


ACTIVIST -- Work for economic and environmental justice with a heavy emphasis on systemic change. Anywhere in the United States Grassroots Coalition. Contact: PO Box 369, Libertytown, MD 21762. Phone: (301) 898-0891.


ST. LABRE INDIAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL in Ashland, Mont., has the following openings for the 2003-2004 school year: high school English (English IV, honors English), high school religion, middle-school art. St. Labre is a progressive school serving the Northern Cheyenne and Crow peoples in southeastern Montana. Facilities are excellent and the salary and benefits package is one of the best in the state. This is a unique opportunity for a committed educator to make a difference in a school dedicated to social justice. Contact: Dr. Russ Alexander, Director, St. Labre Indian Catholic School, Ashland, MT 59003. Phone: (406) 784-4560. Fax: (406) 784-4565. Web site:


DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Full-time director of youth ministry needed for well-established program in a 2,700-family parish in Chicago’s North Shore. A self-directed leader, experienced in working with high school students and adult volunteers for advisory board and activities, will provide growth opportunities including retreats (Kairos background helpful), catechesis, service and more. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits. Please send resume to: Fr. Gustafson, 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Fax: (847) 234-9860. E-mail:

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.

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Parish in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., seeks full-time spirit-filled Catholic to develop our current Life Teen and youth ministries. We are looking for a dynamic and self-directed leader with good organizational and communication skills. Degree preferred in pastoral ministry or related fields. Some experience in youth ministry required. Salary negotiable. Full benefits. Send resume and three references to: Sr. Jean, St. Gregory Church, 200 N. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324. Fax: (954) 473-2084. E-mail:

FULL-TIME DIRECTOR, coordinator of youth ministry sought by large suburban parish (5,100 families) in the Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y. Self motivated, enthusiastic, practicing Catholic with bachelor’s degree and certificate in youth ministry preferred. Master’s degree in theology or pastoral ministry a plus. Looking for an experienced leader with a vision for total youth ministry. Must have strong organizational skills, be able to multitask and manage numerous facets of expanding youth ministry and have an ability to connect well with various parish organizations and staff members. Responsibilities include formation, training and empowerment of the many adults and youth involved in this dynamic ministry. Send resume and references by June 15th, to: Msgr. Rupert Wright, 200 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville, NY 14221. Inquiries e-mail:

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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