Updated September 5, 2003
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TIMELY GENERAL INTERCESSIONS for Sundays and holydays, delivered weekly via e-mail: www.fcaministry.com
FEMINIST SPIRITUALITY -- Music, books, icons, videos, gifts, liturgical resources: www.SophiaSpirit.com
THREE NEW GOD TALK VIDEOS -- Women Priest Now with Dr. Ida Raming. For order information, call Bridget Mary Meehan: (703) 379-2487. Or visit Web site: www.godtalktv.org
Books & Tapes
THE BRENDAN BOOK OF PRAYER -- For small groups/couples, James OHalloran SDB. Dublin: The Columba Press. Gospel based, follows liturgical seasons, themes provided. A wonderful book, beautifully produced, beautifully written. There should be one in every home. -- Gerry Glennon, Mid- and North-west Radios, Ireland. Available at: Dufour Editions, PO Box 7, Chester Springs, PA 19425. Also available at: Novalis, 49 Front St. E., Toronto, ON, MSE 1B3, Canada.
FREE 48-PAGE CHRISTIAN MEDITATION CATALOG -- Includes books, audiotapes, videotapes and CDs by John Main, Bede Griffiths, Laurence Freeman, Dom Henri Le Saux (Swami Abhishiktananda) and other spiritual teachers for the inward journey. Call toll-free: (888) 673-8617. Or visit Web site: www.mediomedia.org For more information about Christian Meditation, visit the World Community for Christian Meditation web site: www.wccm.org
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) 345-8410.
Study at home. Earn your degree in Theology: http://www.orthodoxtheology.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
DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, Faculty in-service, retreats for religious. 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
HEYSCHIA SCHOOL FOR SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS focuses on ancient art of Christian spiritual direction in context of contemplative study, spiritual mentoring and the diversity of faith. Four-week residential program leading to a certificate in spiritual direction. Begins Jan. 18, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site: www.desertrenewal.org
FOURTH ANNUAL CATHOLIC WRITERS RETREAT provides unique gathering place for established and new writers sharing common Catholic spiritual base and tradition. Working professionals from Resurrection, Liguori, Loyola and RBTE Press will attend. Limited to 45 participants. Feb. 6-10, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site: www.desertrenewal.org
HAND MADE Swarovski Crystal Rosaries and Religious Jewelry. Web site: www.PrayerCrystal.com
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
PARISH MISSIONS/RETREATS with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Contact: DeSales Resources and Ministries, Father John Graden, Director, (800) 782-2270. www.desalesresource.org
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: www.desertrenewal.org
THE SOUL TELLS A STORY, different kind of writers 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: www.desertrenewal.org
CELTIC SPIRITUALITY RETREAT feeds both intellect and soul, covering several key themes in Christian and pre-Christian Celtic Spirituality. Specific topics: origin of Celts, Divine in Celtic tradition, Celtic music and spirituality and Celtic holy women. Retreat leaders: Padraigin Clancy, Dennis Doyle and other presenters from Ireland. Feb. 13-15, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site: www.desertrenewal.org
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.open.org/shalom
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: email@example.com Web site: www.spiritmin.org
A SABBATICAL WITH A DIFFERENCE -- Psychotherapy, community formation, dream work, reflexology, emotional bodywork, art and therapy, spiritual direction and discernment, dance and movement, scriptural themes for healing and process, proprioceptive writing (meditational practice and therapy to move deeply into psyche through a simple, but subtly rich writing technique), cranial sacral work, biosynthesis, bioenergetics, bio-dynamic massage, mythology, visualization and hypnosis, yoga. Mini-sabbaticals: tailor-made modules to your time frame. Three-week programs. This is our 16th continuous year for the Journey Into Self Discovery and Sabbatical programs. For more information contact: Daniel McDonald, Director, CPEB Therapies, Inc., 145 Spadina Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 2T1. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: sabbatical@spiritCentral.com Web site: www.spiritcentral.com/sabbatical
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.thecsd.com
MINISTRY CAREERS AND SABBATICAL: Seriously desire Priesthood? Lay ministries? Discern/prepare in Spokane, WA. while earning university degree. Or enjoy inexpensive spiritual sabbatical. 1-800-645-5347.
CONTEMPLATIVE STUDY AND RETREAT SABBATICAL, residential program for spiritual renewal of whole person combining periods of silence and rest with daily spiritual teachings. Four to seven weeks. Begins March 21, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site: www.desertrenewal.org
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
SPEAK SPANISH IN MEXICO. Total immersion program in Cuernavaca Language School. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: http://www.speakspanish.com.mx International Office: PO Box 4233, Windham, NH 03087-4133. Phone: (603)437-9714; Fax: (603)437-6412.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
PRIESTHOOD FOR MEN AND WOMEN -- National Catholic Church of America. Religious life, at-home study. Phone: (518) 434-8861. Web site: members.aol.com/NatCathCh
VOCATIONS -- Catholic Apostolic Church in North America. Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site: www.cacina.org
FRANCISCAN CANTICLE -- Web site: www.FranciscanCanticle.com
STRENGTHENING THE CHURCHS commitment to families. Visit us at Web site: www.nacflm.org
PARISH PRIEST IN SOUTH INDIA is seeking temporary assignment, 60 - 90 days. Stateside employment recommendations available. Please reply to: (907) 357.7787. E-mail: email@example.com
WAUSAU HOSPITAL, Wausau, Wis., four chaplain residency positions available beginning July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, in a unique CPE program offering in addition to the normative goals of CPE, intrapsychic and family systems theories integration. Wausau Hospital is a 321-bed, modern community hospital and regional medical center very committed to spiritual care through the CPE program. Wausau is a progressive community immersed in the beauty and solitude of Wisconsin nature while within driving distance to Madison, the state capital, Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis. Recreational activities abound from skiing, fishing, camping and boating, to community theater and the performing arts. $21,000 stipend plus fringe benefits. Apply to: Bill Tallevast, DMin, Department of Pastoral Care, 333 Pine Ridge Blvd., Wausau, WI 54401. Phone: (800) 283-2881, ext. 72940. Fax: (715) 847-2015. E-mail: Billt@waushosp.org
PROVIDENCE HEALTH SYSTEM in Portland, Ore., one of the largest private employers, is hiring a full-time director of pastoral services. Professional certification by NACC and masters degree in theology or related field is required. Five-seven years experience leading a pastoral/spiritual team is required. Must have both clinical and administrative experience and competencies and be comfortable supervising a large staff of diverse personalities. Ability to create and maintain a healthy work environment for the chaplain team and have a strong ethical background. Develops, implements and administers programs, procedures and service efforts related to pastoral care. Come work and live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with quiet ocean beaches, mountains, desert and rain forests all within a couple hours drive of Portland. Providence Health System (PHS) is a regional nonprofit integrated healthcare system with facilities in Oregon, Washington, California and Alaska. We offer excellent compensation and benefits package. Relocation assistance available. Providence Health System is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug and health screen required. Contact Tony Ross, Phone: (503) 215-4418. Fax: (503) 215-4770. E-mail: Tony.Ross@providence.org Apply online on our Web site: www.providence.org job #16151.
MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Holy Trinity Church. Instruments range from organ to electric guitar and drums, with piano receiving the most use. This 2,300-household community has several kinds of choirs serving five weekend Masses. Our bright, modern church and offices, completed in 1998, are situated among rolling hills and enjoy an exceptional view. Contact: Tim Rumery, Administrator, 3111 Tierra de Dios Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762. Phone: (530) 677-3234. Fax: (530) 677-3570. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: holytrinityparish.org
FULL OR PART-TIME POSITION available for 1,200-family progressive Catholic parish with beautiful new pipe organ. Candidates must have organ/piano keyboard skills and vocal skills, as well as ability to plan and coordinate music for weekend Masses, funerals, wedding and other events. As member of pastoral team, must work collaboratively with various people. Experience with various choral/worship styles, recruiting and developing musicians/cantors. Computer skills needed. Salary based on education/experience. To apply and/or receive further information, please contact: Business Manager, St. Joseph Parish, 404 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, WI 54911. Phone: (920) 734-7195.
LAY MISSIONARIES -- Lay Mission-Helpers Association seeking teachers, nurses, administrators, computer techs, and so forth. To serve overseas missions for three years. Airfare, monthly stipend, medical insurance provided. For questions, phone: (213) 637-7222. E-mail: email@example.com Apply online at Web site: www.laymissionhelpers.org
LEAD COMMUNITY ORGANIZER -- Faith Based Organizations, Metropolitan Congregations United (MCU), in metropolitan St. Louis, MO and Jubilee, Newark, NJ dealing with social justice and public policy issues, seeks candidates for community organizing positions. Other opportunities may be available. Diversity encouraged. Equal opportunity employer. See Gamaliel Personnel www.gamaliel.org/employment for details
DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Would be responsible for the religious education of 300 students in public school and 100 students in parish school in grades pre-K-eight. There are 17 catechists and three youth ministers who volunteer. In addition to religious education in the school and CCD programs, the DRE would also be responsible for presenting programs for adult religious education and sacramental preparation, including but not limited to: baptism, Eucharist, reconciliation, confirmation and marriage. In the past this parish has been exposed to RENEW 2000, scripture study and guest speakers on various topics. Applicant must possess a bachelors degree in theology, pastoral ministry or religious education. Experience is a plus. Please submit a letter of application with reasons for applying for this position; philosophy and objectives of religious education; resume; three letters of recommendation from employer, academic instructor or colleague; letter from current pastor stating ones good standing and practice within the Catholic church; academic transcripts; Act 33/34 and DPW clearances. Submit to: Fr.. Paul D. Cwynar, Pastor, St. Irenaeus Parish, 387 Maryland Ave., Oakmont, PA 15139. Phone: (412) 828-1587. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.saintirenaeus.org
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC CHAPLAINS is seeking an executive vice president and chief operating officer with a collaborative leadership style to oversee the administration of internal operations of this professional chaplains organization. Sound Catholic theological background and thorough knowledge of chaplain practice and education are required. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills and have experience in administrative management, budgeting and finance. Applicants with these qualifications should submit a letter of application, resume and salary expectations by Oct. 15, to: Search Committee, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, PO Box 070473, Milwaukee, WI 53207-0473. Web site: www.nacc.org
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH -- The Diocese of Saint Augustine, Fla., seeks a director for youth and young adult ministry. Masters degree in religious education, pastoral ministry, theology or related field desired. Parish or diocesan experience in youth/young adult ministry required. Deadline: Oct. 15. Resumes can be sent to: Human Resource Office, Diocese of Saint Augustine, 11625 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32258. Phone: (904) 262-3200.
YOUTH MINISTER -- Large suburban parish that embraces Vatican II in Fort Worth, Texas diocese seeks experienced youth minister. Should be a leader, motivator and good communicator willing to work with parish staff and volunteers. Will direct a comprehensive program for grades six-12 including faith formation and Life Teen. BA, certification in youth ministry and five years experience preferred. Competitive salary/benefits. YM Search Committee, St. Philip the Apostle, 1897 W. Main, Lewisville, TX 75067. Fax: (972) 436-5302.
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