National Catholic Reporter

Updated December 26, 2003

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PROVIDING A COMPASSIONATE ALTERNATIVE to serve and be served. Web site:


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:

SCHOLARSHIP -- The Women’s Ordination Conference will award $1,000 scholarships to female graduate students preparing for ministry. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2004. For details phone: (703) 352-1006. E-mail: 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. For further information on our work and this campaign, go to our Web site, Phone: (559) 229-6410. 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, Father John Graden, Director, (800) 782-2270.


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:

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:

Religious Goods

HAND MADE Swarovski crystal rosaries and religious jewelry. 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.

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:

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:

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:


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 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: 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.

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:

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:

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:


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


Employment Opportunities


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:


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: Nathan Baughn, Community Coordinator, L’Arche Mobile, 151 S. Ann St., Mobile, AL 36604. Phone: (251) 438-2094. E-mail:

LIVING PEACE IN L’ARCHE -- Washington, D.C. People with and without developmental disabilities practice peacemaking by sharing daily life of work, prayer and holy leisure in interdenominational Christian community. Room, board, stipend, insurance, spiritual formation and professional trainings. Resume to: L’Arche, PO Box 21471, Washington, DC 20009. E-mail: Web site:


COORDINATOR OF CATHOLIC SPIRITUALITY -- Program at Saint Luke Institute, a residential psychological treatment center for Catholic clergy, religious women and men in Silver Spring, Md. (suburb of Washington, D.C.). Open to religious priest or diocesan with experience in spiritual direction. Competitive salary and benefits. It is a wonderful grace to work with priests and religious in spiritual direction. Position open immediately. Contact Nancy Farran. Phone: (301) 422-5403. E-mail:


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.


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Experienced with master’s degree in theology, religious education or a related field. Send resume and a statement of your vision of faith formation to: Faith Formation Search Committee, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro, NC 27410. Fax: (336) 294-6149. E-mail:


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.


DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Full-time duties include liturgy preparation, choirs, training ministers, keyboard skills, weekend Masses, funerals and weddings. Send resume and salary expectations to: Search Committee, Shrine of St. Bernadette, 1800 Martha N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87112-3161. Fax: (505) 271-8099. Web site:


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:


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

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- St. Mary Cathedral Parish Community, Saginaw, Mich. A justice-oriented community is seeking a full-time pastoral associate to begin July 1, 2004. Primary responsibilities are in the area of Christian service ministries, although not exclusive of other parish ministry. Master’s degree in pastoral or theological studies desired. Competitive salary/benefits. Deadline for application is Feb. 16, 2004. Send resume and cover letter to: Fr. Ronald Wagner, St. Mary Cathedral, 615 Hoyt Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607.


THE DIOCESE OF SACRAMENTO, CALIF., has begun a principal search for St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School for the 2004-2005 school year. The school is a coeducational school located in the city of Vallejo, Calif.; enrollment of 650. We are seeking a candidate who is an active and practicing Roman Catholic with three years successful administrative experience in Catholic secondary education and an earned, advanced degree in educational administration. Closing date is Jan. 30, 2004. For application forms and instructions, click “job opportunities” on our Web site:

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. Email: Phone: (312) 421-5900 ext. 349 Submissions should be received before Jan. 16, 2004.


THE DIOCESE OF EL PASO, TEXAS is seeking a full-time, bilingual director of its social ministry office. Please e-mail resumes and salary expectations to: and


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF THEOLOGY -- Aquinas College, a four-year, Catholic liberal arts college has a tenure-track position available in Roman Catholic theology with a specialization in scripture. Teaching responsibilities are 12 hours per semester. Applicants must be trained in and committed to the Roman Catholic theological tradition. Must be able to teach introductory courses in scripture, instruct majors in advanced biblical studies and serve the general education population in theological foundation courses. The candidate must have successful undergraduate teaching experience and be able to communicate with students of all ages and religious backgrounds. A doctorate is required. Minority and women applicants are encouraged to apply. Equal opportunity employer. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and three letters of reference by Feb. 16, 2004 to: Sr. Amata Fabbro, OP, PhD, Chair, Department of Theology, Aquinas College, 1607 Robinson Road S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49506.

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:


DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Parish in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., seeks full-time, spirit-filled Catholic to develop Life Teen and other 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 Life Teen ministry desirable. Salary negotiable. Generous retirement and health 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:

YOUTH MINISTER -- Experienced with degree or certification in youth ministry, theology or a related field. Send resume and a statement of your vision of youth ministry to: Youth Ministry Search Committee, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro, NC 27410. Fax: (336) 294-6149. E-mail:

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