National Catholic Reporter

Updated December 12, 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) 345-8410.


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

ST. ELIAS SCHOOL of Orthodox Theology -- An accredited school offering correspondence graduate and postgraduate programs. Web site:

Fund Raising

THE ST. BENEDICT CATHOLIC WORKER community in Fresno, Calif., is asking you to become part of their “Loaves and Fishes Campaign.” Our campaign is trying to raise $250,000 for a larger house of hospitality. That means we need 5,000 people to donate $50 each so that we can purchase the new house. If you would like to be one of the 5,000, please send your donation to: The St. Benedict Catholic Worker, 4022 N. Cheryl Ave. Fresno, CA 93705. Phone: (559) 229-6410. For further information on our work and this campaign, go to our Web site. Web site:


ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS GIFTS -- Help people with disabilities in Ecuador receive wheelchairs. Web site:

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING -- Heartbeats: networking women, developing world and minority artists. Free catalog. Phone: (800) 808-1991. Web site:

THE MYSTIC’S WHEEL OF THE YEAR 2004 -- A multifaith wall calendar reflecting eco-egalitarian spirituality! Holy days from Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and nature-based indigenous religions worldwide. Emphasizes universal spiritual principles. Aids in understanding deity within all, and beyond all, in non-patriarchal ways. Recognizes deity can be imaged as both genders and all ethnicities. Explores human rights, feminist, environmentalist and peace movement themes. Promotes deep ecumenism, social justice and deep ecology. Also has experiential and empowering meditations. Twenty-four photos. $14 each postpaid. Discounts for five-plus calendars. MasterCard/Visa. Phone toll-free: (800) 821-6604. Web site:

Language Studies

INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH: Adult language instruction includes vocabulary for ministry. Small classes, multicultural setting, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

Parish Missions

PARISH MISSIONS/RETREATS with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Contact DeSales Resources and Ministries, Fr. John Graden, Director: (800) 782-2270.

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


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. THE PILGRIMAGE TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Follow Spain’s “Way of St. James” on this unique pilgrimage experience during the Jubilee Holy Year 2004. Fr. Thomas Kane will lead the prayerful journey and Sr. Janice Farnham will provide historical lectures. June 7-18, 2004. $3,449 from JFK, plus taxes and fees. Space limited. For brochure, call Catholic Travel Centre. Phone: (800) 553-5233. E-mail:

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 Travel’s 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:


ORIENTATIONS AND TRANSITIONS -- a five-day program/experience for priests, male and female religious, ages 55 to 75, July 2-7, 2004, in San Antonio, campus of Oblate School of Theology. Designed to address the expressed needs of many communities and dioceses. Components include interactive conferences on the conscious transitions of aging, retirement and personal salvation history. A daily schedule encourages time and space for personal prayer, reading, leisure and Eucharist. Contact: Orientations and Transitions, 334 W. Kings Highway, San Antonio, TX 78212. Phone: (210) 822-8761. E-mail: or

Religious Goods

HAND MADE Swarovski crystal rosaries and religious jewelry. Web site:


ANGELSPRING WELLNESS AND RETREAT CENTER, Fayette City, Pa., 111 acres of woods, walking paths, bird life, contemplative surroundings and provides a level of care you request. The Granary is a cozy, all-season individual retreat house with complete accommodations including kitchenette. Reading and music resources are available. Services include: directed/private, individual, small-group and arts retreats; select spa services and meals. Contact: Angelspring, 789 Brownsville Road, Fayette City, PA 15438-1115. Phone: (724) 938-2301. E-mail: Web site:

BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE pilgrimage to Ireland, land of saints and scholars. Rev. Thomas E. Clarke, SJ, Sr. Catherine McIntyre, RJM, Sr. Norene Costa, RJM; Aug. 18-29, 2004; $2,295. Daily Mass at select sites and informal presentations on Celtic spirituality of sites visited. For flyer and registration, contact: Sr. Catherine, 202 County Route 105, PO Box 1003, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Phone: (845) 928-2213. E-mail:

CLIFFVIEW CENTER, Lancaster, Ky. -- Winter-spring schedule: Jan. 24-25, “A Potpourri for Parents” with Susan Vogt, author of “Raising Kids Who Will Make a Difference.” Feb. 7-8, “Praying the Psalms” with Bishop Ron Gainer, Diocese of Lexington. March 6-7, “Lenten Desert Days” a private retreat. March 26-27, “New Life, a Holy Hatching” decorating eggs in the Ukrainian tradition. April 24-25, “It’s for the Bird(ers),” an overnight for birders. April 30-May 2, “Mid-Life Directions Workshop” to be facilitated by certified director, Sr. Christen Shukwit, OSF. July 1-8, Michael Crosby OFMCAP, will lead a seven-day retreat. Aug. 1-6, “Walking on Holy Ground” with Sr. Caroljean Wille, SC. Contact: Cliffview Center, 789 Bryants Camp Road, Lancaster, KY 40444. Phone: (877) 792-3330. E-mail: Web site:

EVENSONG BY THE SEA, Cape Cod, Harwich Port, Mass. Book your winter or Lenten retreat now. Nov.1, 2003 through April 30, 2004. Individual retreats anytime, private room/bath, meals. Lenten retreats include five-day silent retreat and guided weekend retreats for women, and on grief and loss. Reiki training, January and April. Evensong by the Sea is an ecumenical retreat and spirituality center set in a tranquil, residential neighborhood opposite Allen’s Harbor. It’s soft garden settings, peaceful tree-lined streets and proximity to the ocean allow retreatants to enjoy the off-season quiet beauty of Cape Cod. Contact us: Evensong by the Sea, 326 Lower County Road, Harwich Port, MA 02646. Phone toll-free: (800) 455-0247. E-mail: Web site:

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:

GLASTONBURY ABBEY -- January - July 2004. Jan. 9-11, “Women’s Spirituality of Recovery” with Fr. Justin, OSB. Jan. 23-25, “Al-Anon Retreat” (men and women) with Sr. Marucie Doody. Jan. 30-Feb. 1, “Monastic Spirituality” with Fr. Andrew, OSB. Feb. 16-20,”Vacation Week Retreat” with Fr. Andrew, OSB. March 5-7, “Introductory Celtic Workshop” with Fr. Timothy, OSB and harpist Mairead Doherty. March 12-14, “Women’s Retreat” with Sandra DeRome, Obl. SB. March 19-21, “AA/Al-Anon Retreat” (men and women) with Sr. Maurice Doody. April 2-4, “Weekend on Contemplative Prayer” with Fr. John, OSB. April 8-11, “Easter Triduum Celebration” with the monks. April 16-18, “Poetry as Prayer” with author Robert Waldron. July 11-16, “Women’s Guided/Directed Retreat” with Sandra DeRome, Obl. SB. Glastonbury Abbey Retreat and Spirituality Center, 16 Hull St., Hingham, MA 02043. Phone: (781) 749-2155. Fax: (781) 749-6236. E-mail: Web site:

ICAP’s 12-STEP SPIRITUALITY RETREATS -- March 15 - 21, 2004 and July 2 - 8, 2004. Women religious working 12-step programs. March retreat location is Guest House for Women Religious in Lake Orion, Mich. July retreat location is the Carmelite Spiritual Center in Darien, Ill. Fee for either retreat is $350. Register early from ICAP Web site:

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.

BE AT HOME WITH THE SPIRIT, at Home Place, Orangeville, Utah. Personal retreat away from the restlessness of life. Consultation and reiki available. Contact Paula Wellnitz, OLVM. Phone: (435) 748-2230. E-mail:

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:

“SPANISH MYSTICISM and Spanish Colonial Spirituality of Hispanic New Mexico I and II.” Part one of the retreat, led my Beverly Lanzetta, PhD, studies Spanish mystics and teachings on mysticism and spiritual guidance. Part two, led by Charles Carrillo, PhD, focuses on sacred art and spirituality of religious life of colonial New Mexico. Part one, Feb. 27-29; part two, Feb. 29-March 4. Retreats may be taken separately. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Ariz. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

RETREAT VACATIONS 2004 for women. March 22-28, “Coastal California” (San Francisco-Los Angeles). May 26-June 9 “Lands of Native America” (New Mexico-Arizona). For a description of pilgrimages, send name, address and phone number to Sister Pat Kollmer. Phone: (631) 968-8859. E-mail:

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:

INISFADA INTERFAITH ZEN CENTER -- St. Ignatius Retreat House, Manhasset, N.Y. Jan. 23-25, June 11-17, Aug. 6-12, 2004. Zen practice integrating Christian life, prayer and liturgy, Robert E. Kennedy, SJ, Roshi. Silent meditation retreats with formal instruction and teaching. Cushions and chairs provided. The retreats begin with dinner at 5:30 (summer) or 6:30 (winter) and end with lunch at noon. The six-day retreat is $345, three-day, $255 and two-day, $195. A $100 deposit is required six weeks in advance. Regular sittings: Tuesday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday 7:15 p.m., Thursday 7 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m., Saturday sittings also. Send checks (made out to St. Ignatius Retreat House) to R. O’Connell, 322 E. 94th St., New York, NY 10128. Please include your e-mail address. Phone: (212) 831-5710. E-mail: Web site: or

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: Web site:

RETREAT OFFERINGS 2004 at Corazón/Villa St. Dominic -- Guided retreat: “Speak, Lord, I Am Listening,” Robert O’Brien, SJ -Jan. 18-23; Directed/private retreats: Feb. 14-21, June 12-19, July 10-17, Aug. 21-28. Contact: Corazón, PO Box 189, Glasco, NY 12432-0189. Phone: (845) 246-8941. Fax: (845) 246-5610* 51. E-mail:


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: Web site:

JUBILEE: CELEBRATING LIFE’S WISDOM -- May-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: 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. Phone toll-free: (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:

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:

ECO-SPIRITUALITY SABBATICAL -- May 2-28, 2004. A contemplative experience for nurturing an ecological vision as a person of faith. Blends education, contemplation and ecological involvements in prairie, beach and urban restoration projects (Chicago area). Culminates in “Journey Into Earth” retreat. Applications by Feb. 28, 2004. Contact: Pat Bergen, CSJ, The Well, Sisters of St. Joseph, 1515 W. Ogden Ave., La Grange Park, IL 60526. Phone: (708) 354-9200. E-mail:

SACRED TIME AT CORAZÓN. This personal enrichment experience for women is set within an environment of contemplative space, solitude, leisure. The invitation of hospitality is enhanced by possibilities for spiritual direction, private/directed retreats. Workshops in creativity/human/spiritual development themes are offered from September through May. Sacred Time includes options of extended stay -- September to June or shorter periods of time -- months, weeks. For further information contact: Corazón Staff, PO Box 189, Glasco, NY 12432. Phone: (845) 246-8941. Fax: (845) 246-5610*51. E-mail:


LEARN NEW SKILLS FOR LEADERSHIP of volunteers and staff. Survival School offers conflict management, developing volunteers, stress reduction and much more. Feb. 1-6, 2004 in sunny Carefree, Ariz. $550 before Jan. 2, 2004 includes tuition, room and board. After Jan. 2, 2004, cost is $630. Contact Arizona Ecumenical Council. Phone: (602) 468-3818. E-mail:

Spanish Studies

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:

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:

INTENSIVE PASTORAL SPANISH: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Adult learning in multicultural faith community. Small classes, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

IMMERSION IN SPANISH LANGUAGE and Culture courses, Feb. 29 to March 18, 2004 or June 6 to 24, 2004 in Miami, Fla. Designed for religious, priests, deacons, seminarians and laity interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic ministry. Recommended for beginners. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 7700 SW 56th St., Miami, FL 33155. Phone: (305) 279-2333. E-mail:


VOCATIONS -- Catholic Apostolic Church in North America. Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site:

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE AMERICAS welcomes men and women who are married, single or live alternative lifestyles to the priesthood or religious life. Nicene creed theology, Vatican II liturgy, apostolic succession, socially liberal. Growing national church represented in five states and five countries. Also needs lay leaders to spread Christ’s inclusive message. For more information please contact Fr. Richard Rohrer, Director of Vocations. Phone: (636) 441-3336. E-mail:


INTENSIVE 12-DAY RESIDENTIAL spiritual direction workshop. Integrates academic with experiential. Focus upon the dynamics of spiritualization process in traditions of classic spiritual masters and contemporary authors. Twenty-one years experience. June 14-25, 2004, in San Antonio, campus of Oblate School of Theology. In past, good mixture of lay, priests, religious participants from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, Mozambique, Philippines and United States. Serves beginners, as well as seasoned directors. Contact: Orientations and Transitions, 334 W. Kings Highway, San Antonio, TX 78212. Phone: (210) 822-8761. E-mail: or


Employment Opportunities


CAMPUS MINISTER/LITURGIST -- St. Basil’s Chapel, the Catholic Center at Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater, Mass. (25 miles south of Boston), is seeking a priest campus minister/liturgist who is committed to a team approach to ministry in a vibrant and energetic student and non-student worshipping community. The essentials for this ministry include: passionate and energetic involvement with a Catholic student population of approximately 8,000, creative celebration of the Eucharist (and other sacraments) with homiletics that promote Gospel values for the needs of an academic and progressive community, interactive relational style that facilitates collaboration with and accountability to all the people of God, active engagement with this community in social justice issues and projects, lived commitment to renewal efforts within our church in crisis. If interested in this Archdiocese of Boston campus ministry position please send letter of application, resume and the names of the two most recent positions held to: Search/Interview Committee, 122 Park Ave., Bridgewater, MA 02325. Phone Fr. Richard Clancy, Archdiocesan Director at: (617) 746-5856 and Sr. Mary Ellen Dow, SND at: (508) 531-3012. Fax: (508) 531-6188. E-mail:


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:


The Iowa City Catholic Community is seeking a coordinator of evangelization and stewardship. The individual needs to be a practicing Catholic who is a self-starter, motivational in sharing their faith and has skills in marketing and planning events. Candidates need experience in ministry of evangelization and stewardship and should be familiar with the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops documents regarding this ministry. An educational degree in Catholic theology is preferred. Detailed job description may be found by going to the Web site: Or contacting Mary Peterson at (319)-621-9000. Please send resume and three references to: Mary Peterson, Evangelization and Stewardship Search, 50 Brunswick Court, Iowa City, IA 52240 postmarked by Jan. 2, 2004.


DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUAL PROGRAMMING -- Roman Catholic priest or religious sister to direct and participate in spiritual programming at Queen of Angels Retreat, Saginaw, Mich. Master’s degree in spirituality or equivalent and experience in retreat required. Collaborative work with administrative team. Review of resumes will begin immediately. Contact: Queen of Angels Retreat, PO Box 2026, Saginaw, MI 48605. Phone: (989) 755-2149. E-mail: Web site:


ECUMENICAL WORKER -- The Glenmary Home Missioners are seeking an ecumenical worker to foster reconciliation between Catholics and evangelicals, primarily in the Southeastern United States. Must be committed Catholic (lay, ordained or religious); well trained in Catholic history and theology; at least a Master’s Degree in theological studies; experienced in ecumenism; and at least two years professional ministry experience. Office in Nashville, Tenn. Extensive traveling required. Professional salary and benefits. Send resume to: Ecumenical Worker Search Committee, 1312 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208.


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. Master’s 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.


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: Apply online at Web site:

LAY MISSION SERVICE in Peru. We are forming a lay mission team to serve in a shantytown on the northern coast of Peru. Join a dedicated pastoral team of priests, sisters and lay leaders serving in a slum on the outskirts of Trujillo, Peru, where thousands of poor families have come to build their homes and struggle for a better life. We provide training, language school, monthly stipends, insurance 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:


PROGRESSIVE CATHOLIC PARISH looking for a pastoral associate who will work with adult education and the formation and development of lay leadership, ministries and parish council. Ability to collaborate with parish team is a must. Contact Sr. Ann Marie. Phone: (718) 984-0593. Fax: (718) 984-5203.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR -- Assistant Director of Pastoral Ministry at St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, a Jesuit Catholic selective coeducational school serving 1,325 students from diverse socio-economic, neighborhood, racial and ethnic backgrounds. Average ACT: 27. Anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Jan. 20, 2004. See: Process: Please send letter stating personal interest, comprehensive resume, and three references to: Ms. Carole Manning, Principal, St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 W Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608. Candidates selected for further consideration will receive a pre-application packet. Successful candidates will be willing to make a 3-5 year commitment to this position. Email: Phone: (312) 421-5900 ext. 308


THE DIOCESE OF ORLANDO, Fla., has begun a principal search. Santa Fe Catholic High School (founded in 1960) is located on a 40-acre campus in Lakeland, Fla., a midsize and growing city of 80,000 residents. The location provides an opportunity to live in a small town atmosphere with a lower cost of living but within an hour’s access to the metropolitan areas of Tampa and Orlando. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school serves 190 young men and women in grades nine through 12. It offers a program of college preparatory studies encompassing values grounded in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Candidates should possess the following characteristics: must be a practicing Catholic; possess an advanced academic degree or be working toward a degree in educational leadership; must be eligible for Florida certification; have at least five years of experience in educational administration, three of which must be in a Catholic high school or Catholic elementary school and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Closing date for applications is Dec. 19. Visit our Web site and click on “job opportunities” to find principal application forms and instructions. Web site:

THE DIOCESE OF ORLANDO, Fla., has begun a principal search. Melbourne, Fla., a midsized and growing city located on the Atlantic Ocean and in the heart of the nation’s high tech space industry. A new building with state of the art technology and science classrooms was recently added to the campus serving 600 coed college prep students. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school offers an education focused on the belief that every student can achieve personal fulfillment by informed and loving service to God and others. Closing date for applications is Dec. 19. Visit our Web site and click on “job opportunities” to find principal application forms and instructions. Web site:

THE DIOCESE OF ORLANDO, Fla., has begun a principal search. Father Lopez Catholic High School is a coeducational school located in renowned Daytona Beach, Fla. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Built in 1959, it has a rich history of academic and co-curricular excellence within the Catholic school tradition. The school offers a program of college prep academics to 300 students in grades nine through 12. Closing date for applications is Dec. 19. Visit our Web site and click on “job opportunities” to find principal application forms and instructions. Web site:

THE DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG is accepting applications for the position of principal at Tampa Catholic High School in Tampa. The coeducational secondary school has an ethnically diverse student population of more than 700 students. Tampa Catholic High School is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. A candidate must be a mature, practicing Catholic. The candidate must possess a minimum of an earned master’s degree in educational administration or a related field and have a current Florida administrator’s certificate or be in a position to obtain such. The candidate is to show evidence of a minimum of five years of successful teaching and a minimum of three years of successful administrative experience, both in a Catholic high school. Salary and benefits will be in accord with diocesan policy. The application process will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. An interested candidate should write a letter to request an application to: Superintendent, Office of Catholic Schools and Centers, PO Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200. E-mail:

HOLY CROSS SCHOOL, seeks a principal for the 2004-2005 school year. The candidate must have at least a master’s degree, five years teaching experience and eligibility for certification in the state of New Mexico. Holy Cross School is certified in the state of New Mexico and North Central Association. Holy Cross School has been in existence since 1928 and is an integral part of the Santa Cruz Parish founded in 1695. The parish and school are located in northern New Mexico, 22 miles north of Santa Fe, surrounded by beautiful, picturesque mountains. The school is 92 percent Hispanic, 6 percent Native American and 2 percent other. The position begins on July 1, 2004. The salary is negotiable and comes with a compensation package. Resumes will be accepted through Jan. 3, 2004, with interviews beginning shortly afterwards. The selected candidate will be an active, practicing Catholic with an understanding of Catholic faith, history and tradition. Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of introduction outlining their spiritual, academic and leadership approaches with a curriculum vitae and names of references to: Fr. Ron Carrillo, SF, Santa Cruz de la Canada, PO Box 1228, Santa Cruz, NM 87567.

PRINCIPAL -- St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, is a Jesuit Catholic selective co-educational school serving 1,325 students from diverse socio-economic, neighborhood, racial and ethnic backgrounds. Average ACT: 27. Anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is July 1, 2004. See: Process: Please send letter stating personal interest, comprehensive resume, and three letters of references to: Mr. James Luzzi, Chair, Principal Search Committee, St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 W Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608. Candidates selected for further consideration will receive a pre-application packet. E-mail Phone: (312) 421-5900 ext. 349 Submissions should be received before Jan. 16, 2004.


THE DIOCESE OF WHEELING-CHARLESTON, W.Va., is currently seeking applications from those interested in the position of assistant superintendent of Catholic schools. The applicant must be a practicing active Catholic, possess an advanced degree in education administration or another education related field. Person must demonstrate three to five of successful experience as a principal/education administrator. Person must be willing to travel. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, leadership development/evaluation, school finances, accreditation standards, federal programs, standardized testing and school consultations. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter no later than Dec. 12., to: Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Human Resources Office, 1300 Byron St., PO Box 230, Wheeling, WV 26003. Phone: (304) 233-0880, ext. 265. Fax: (304) 233-0890. E-mail:


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:

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