Updated November 7, 2003
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PROVIDING A COMPASSIONATE ALTERNATIVE to serve and be served. Web site: www.whiterobemonks.org
TIMELY GENERAL INTERCESSIONS for Sundays and holy days, delivered weekly via e-mail. Free trial. Web site: www.fcaministry.com
WOMEN PRIESTS NOW -- Four powerful videos featuring archeological evidence, ordination ceremony, Dr. Ida Raming and more. For order information, call Bridget Mary Meehan: (703) 379-2487. Or visit Web site: www.godtalktv.org
Books & Tapes
FREE 48-PAGE CHRISTIAN MEDITATION catalog -- Includes books, audiotapes, videotapes and CDs by John Main, OSB, Bede Griffiths, OSB, Laurence Freeman, Dom Henri Le Saux, OSB (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
FREE JESUS, LIBERATE AMERICA, by minister Ronald Mazur. Web sites: www.freejesus.com or www.amazon.com
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
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS GIFTS -- Help people with disabilities in Ecuador receive wheelchairs. Web site: www.fuvirese.org
ENCHANTING IMAGES of Ireland -- Christmas cards, note cards and matted prints: www.kilfenorapress.com
INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH -- Instruction allows participants to learn the English language, including vocabulary for ministry and to develop skills for ministry. Offered in three-week blocks all year at the Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio. Contact Edna Cardona. Phone: (210) 732-2156, ext 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.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
DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, Faculty in-service, retreats for religious. Web site: www.sabbathretreats.org
THE LOYOLA EXPERIENCE -- Retreat and pilgrimage in the Footsteps of Ignatius Loyola, June 21-30, 2004. Led by Fr. Thomas A. Kane, CSP and Fr. Julio Giulietti, SJ. Barcelona, Manresa, Montserrat, Loyola, Bilbao and more: $2,795 from Boston, plus taxes and fees. Space limited. For brochure, call Catholic Travel Centre. Phone: (800) 553-5233. E-mail: info@CTCTWT.com
IRELAND IN MAY -- Explore the heart and soul of Celtic spirituality. Experience a magical, mystical spring in Ireland while praying at sacred Celtic sites and listening to the wisdom of Celtic experts. Join Inward Travels much-loved trip, April 29 - May 11, 2004. Contact: Jane Comerford CSJ, 1016 N. Superior St., Spokane, WA 99202. Phone: (509) 483-6495. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.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
BERAKAH: A Place of Blessing, offers A Time of Blessing, a four- to eight-month renewal program as well as limited accommodations for shorter, personalized programs for women religious and all women who are seeking to foster deeper fidelity to self, God and world. Components: variety of prayer experiences, contemplative space, scriptural and theological input, opportunity for spiritual direction and/or growth counseling, creative leisure in a community setting. Renewal sessions: late August to mid-December and mid-January to mid-May. Some programs could be designed during these months to meet individual needs. Inquiries: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263-3817. Phone: (603) 435-7271. Fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.berakah.org
EXPERIENCE DEEP SELF-RENEWAL at Rockhaven (Missouri). The next 15-week renewal program begins Jan. 12, 2004. The framework of this unique program is a blend of feminine spirituality, Jungian insights and the enchantment of the natural world. Engage in a process of integrating your body, mind and spirit through experiential classes and time for leisurely reflection in a beautiful rural Ozark setting. Elements include individual spiritual direction, art, ritual, holistic lifestyle, myth and dreamwork, sacred Earth story with bodywork and massage. For more information, contact Jan Stocking, RSM, director. Phone: (636) 671-3623. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.rockhavencenter.org
BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE, East Chicago, Indiana, offers private and individually-directed silent retreats, including 30 days, year round in a prayerful home-setting. Phone: (219) 398-5047. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.bethanyretreathouse.org
ADVENT RETREAT OFFERINGS -- Evensong by the Sea Retreat and Spirituality Center Cape Cod. Individual private retreats, guided retreats. Reiki training. Phone: (800) 455-0247. See our Web site for details: www.evensongretreat.com
LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Spiritual direction and counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation in Sarasota, Fla. Phone: (941) 966-5933.
PARISH LEADERSHIP IN THE Roman Catholic church. A retreat for pastors, lay ministers and parish professionals in Assisi and Rome. Led by Fr. Walter H. Cueinin. March 6-12, 2004. For additional information phone toll-free: (800) 368-6757, ext. 131. Or (617) 367-6757.
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: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
AWAKENING THE HEART -- Developing contemplative groups and retreats. Many people today yearn not only to practice private contemplation, but also to share this ministry with others. In this retreat, participants explore how to maintain prayer groups, work with guided imagery and develop retreat experiences. Conducted by Pathways Contemplative Community, St. Michaels, Chicago. Jan. 25-30. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Ariz. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site: www.desertrenewal.org
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
VISITATION SPIRITUALITY CENTER, Monroe, Mich. Year-round retreats, spiritual direction, programs. Beautiful contemplative space on wooded grounds with nearly two miles of walkways. Retreat house, hermitages. Phone: (734) 242-5520. E-mail: Visitation@ihmsisters.org Web site: www.ihmsisters.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
JUBILEE: CELEBRATING LIFES WISDOM -- May 4 - June 3, 2004, a monthlong renewal for ages 70 and wiser reverencing their journey of the mature years. For information or to register, please contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 x4406. 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
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: email@example.com Web site: www.open.org/shalom
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 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 the Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio. Adult learning in a multicultural faith community. Small classes, outstanding faculty. Offered year-round in three-week blocks. Contact Edna Cardona. Phone: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.org
IMMERSION IN SPANISH LANGUAGE and Culture courses, Feb. 29 to March 18, 2004 or June 6 to 24, 2004 in Miami Florida. 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: email@example.com
EXPLORING OUR COMMON HERITAGE, ecumenical study tour to Rome and Canterbury led by Dean William H. Petersen of Bexley Hall Theological Seminary. June 8-17, 2004. For additional information phone toll-free: (800) 368-6757, ext. 131 or (617) 367-6757.
EARLY CHRISTIANITY IN Western Turkey, led by Fr. Sean Martin of the Aquinas Institute. March 5-12, 2004. Graduate credits in religious studies available. For additional information phone toll-free: (800) 368-6757, ext. 131.Or (617) 367-6757.
INTERFAITH MEDICAL ETHICS, led by James Keenan, SJ of Boston College and Weston Jesuit School of Theology and health care professionals. May 9-16, 2004 in Spain. Credit toward AMA Physicians Recognition Award available. For additional information phone toll-free: (800) 368-6757, ext. 131. Or (617) 367-6757.
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
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of congregational social justice office. Research justice issues, educate congregations members, edit monthly action alert and contact state and federal legislators. Background in theology/spirituality, churchs social teachings, advocacy work helpful. Contact: Margaret Hohman, SCN, PO Box 172, Nazareth, KY 40048. Phone: (502) 348-1553. Fax: (502) 348-1502. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
UNIVERSITY MINISTRY -- Dominican University, a private, Catholic, coeducational university founded in 1901 by the Sinsinawa Dominicans, seeks a full-time university minister. Dominican University, a diverse community of learners, seeks through its mission to pursue truth, to give compassionate service and to participate in the building of a more just and humane world. The successful candidate will have experience in developing spiritually based programming for both commuter and residential populations, social justice programming, retreat planning and facilitation and interfaith ecumenical outreach. He/she will be able to demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively as a member of the university ministry team. Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a program of faculty, staff and student diversity. Please submit letter of interest, resume and a list of three references to: Trudi Goggin, Dean of Students, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, River Forest, IL 60305
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
DIRECTOR OF INTERFAITH RETREAT center, near Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Position starts March 4, 2004. We are looking for a community minded self-starter with administrative and marketing experience. Applicants must be consciously pursuing a spiritual path that integrates the body, mind and spirit connection and recognizes the importance of the Earth. The center offers its own retreat programs, hosts private (in free-standing hermitages) and group retreats (in large welcoming house), spiritual counseling, yoga, meditation, reiki and massage available. Must be able to work collaboratively. On-site communal living situation. Application deadline: Dec. 15. Contact: Still Point, Route 423, Stillwater, NY 12170. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.stillpointretreatcenter.org
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- Holy Spirit Center, Anchorage, Alaska, provides Ignatian based retreats, pastoral programs and related services. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative executive director who demonstrates effective collaborative leadership. Applicant will have administrative experience, persuasive oral and written communication skills, demonstrated professional expertise in fund raising, budgeting, marketing and strategic planning. Refer to the job description and application on our Web site. Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin December 8, 2003, with a start date in July, 2004. Please submit your application and resume addressing minimum qualifications to: Search Committee, Holy Spirit Center, 10980 Hillside Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507. Web site: home.gci.net/~hsrh
PASTORAL SERVICES/HISPANIC MINISTRY -- Glenmary seeks a bilingual (Spanish/English) consultant for ministry development among Hispanics. Assist Glenmarians and coworkers in 10 states. Position requires extensive travel and working collaboratively as a member of the department of pastoral services located in Nashville. Must be a U.S. citizen with U.S. parish experience and the ability to read, write and speak in both Spanish and English. Masters in theology, pastoral studies or related field required. Send resumes to: Fr. Mike Langell, Director, Department of Pastoral Services, 1312 Fifth Ave., Nashville, TN 37208.
DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Large suburban Catholic parish hiring director of liturgy and music. Incumbent oversees the planning of liturgical celebrations and scheduling of ministers. Candidates must have theological understanding of liturgy and sacraments or of music or be qualified in the same. Experience required. Send resumes and salary requirements to: 18000 E. Arapahoe Road, Foxfield, CO 80016. Or: Pastor@OurLadyofLoreto.org
SAINT ANN CATHOLIC CHURCH, in Haines City, Fla., is looking for a part-time music director. Needs to be musically talented in contemporary and traditional songs. Should be a person of faith familiar with Catholic liturgy and worship. Must collaborate well with clergy and laity. Should work will with volunteer choir and soloists. Bilingual skills helpful, but not necessary. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Fax resumes to: (863) 421-2522.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at Web site: www.laymissionhelpers.org
LAY MISSION SERVICE in Eritrea. We are forming a lay mission team to serve in Asmara, the capital city of the young country of Eritrea, which is battling famine and struggling to recover from a long civil war. The Comboni bishop of Asmara has requested lay missioners to serve in the local high school and to support the diocesan offices in their pastoral and social ministries. We provide training, language school, insurance, monthly stipends, and ongoing support. To learn more, visit our Web site. If you think it might be for you, fill out the preliminary form on the Web site. Comboni Lay Missionaries, LaGrange Park, Ill. Phone: (708) 354-2050. Web site: www.laymission-comboni.org
THE CARMEN PAMPA FUND is seeking a president/CEO to lead the North American fund-raising initiative for a rural university in Bolivia, named by a special panel reporting to the United Nations as one of the worlds top seven programs for eliminating poverty. For complete job description, see our Web site: www.carmenpampafund.org
DOCTOR OF MINISTRY -- designed to work with your current ministry. Two three-week sessions (January and June) on campus yearly, with guided independent study. Accredited. Concentrations in pastoral supervision, CPE, Hispanic ministry. For more information, contact: Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, TX 78216. Phone: (210) 341-1366. Web site: www.ost.edu
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