National Catholic Reporter

Updated January 9, 2004

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THE ARTISTS ALLIANCE AGAINST VIOLENCE, INC. -- A 501 (c3) corporation is compiling a national directory of Catholic dancers. For information contact: AAV Inc., PO Box 249, Boiceville, NY 12412. Or e-mail:

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. For details phone: (703) 352-1006. E-mail: Web site:


GRADUATE INTERNSHIP -- Villanova University offers a two-year graduate campus ministry internship for those pursuing a graduate degree in the academic field of their choice. All applicants should have graduated from college by August 2003. Two years of general work and/or volunteer experience is preferred. Faith-filled applicants are a must and need to be willing to share their journey of faith in God with others. Interns work and live in freshmen residence halls modeling, building and living Christian community. They offer students opportunities to develop personally and spiritually through liturgy, service projects, retreats and evenings of reflection. Interns receive room and board, tuition remission and a stipend. Deadline: Feb. 20. Additional information and application are available. Phone: (610) 519-4082. E-mail: Web site: (under program directory, choose graduate internships).

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.

DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, Faculty in-service, retreats for religious. 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; $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. 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. $3,449 from JFK, plus taxes and fees. Space limited. For brochure, call Catholic Travel Centre. Phone: (800) 553-5233. E-mail:

PILGRIMAGE TO WELSH BORDERS, May 9-20 with Esther de Waal. Pilgrimage to Ireland, Sept. 6-18 led by Marcus Losack. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 4220 Mercier, Kansas City, MO 64111. Phone: (816) 561-6855. E-mail: Web site:

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. Contact: Jane Comerford CSJ, 1016 N. Superior St., Spokane, WA 99202. Phone: (509) 483-6495. E-mail:

Religious Goods

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

Renewal Programs

BERAKAH: A Place of Blessing, offers “A Time of Blessing,” a four- to eight-month renewal program as well as 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: Web site:


ENJOY A QUIET WINTER RETREAT on Cape Cod. 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:

ICAP’s 12-STEP SPIRITUALITY RETREATS -- March 15-21 and July 2-8. 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.

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:


TAKE A WINTER BREAK! “Men in Ministry.” Explore the inner landscape of ministry. Five-day mini-sabbatical/retreat, “Journey Into Self-Discovery for Men in Ministry,” Feb. 8-13, San Pedro Retreat Center, Winter Park, Orlando, Fla. This is the 17th consecutive year for this inclusive mini-sabbatical/retreat combining a gentle therapeutic approach with spirituality and nature. An opportunity to discover how you relate to others through relationships, ministry, spirituality, sexuality, masculinity, addictive aspects and behavior. Experience the sensitive concern and direction of our team, working with dream interpretation, myth, scripture, discernment, emotional bodywork and personal sessions in a warm environment of confidentiality. Group limited to approximately 15 participants. For more information contact: Daniel McDonald, Director, CPEB Therapies, Inc., 145 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5R 2T1. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:

JUBILEE: CELEBRATING LIFE’S WISDOM -- May 4-June 3, 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:

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. 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:

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 or June 6 to 24 in Miami. 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:


ARC RETREAT CENTER, near Minneapolis, emphasizing peace, justice, prayer and simplicity, seeks adult volunteers and staff for up to one year or longer commitments to join a resident ecumenical community that provides hospitality for guests seeking retreat and renewal. Health insurance and monthly stipend provided. Contact: ARC, 1680 373rd Ave. N.E., Stanchfield, MN 55080. Phone: (763) 689-3540. E-mail:

FULL-TIME MARRIED OR SINGLE MEN and women under 65. Live, work, pray in community with Franciscan Friars in California and Arizona. Receive spiritual growth, room, board, medical insurance and living allowance. Requires adaptability, tolerance, good health and freedom from obligations. Contact: Franciscan Covenant Program, PO Box 970, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045. Phone: (831) 623-1119. E-mail:


Employment Opportunities


BUSINESS MANAGER -- Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, a Roman Catholic parish of 1,300 families including a school in Grand Rapids, Mich., is seeking a parish business manager. The position of parish business manager is responsible for the full range of parish administrative functions. This position is responsible for the areas of finance, facilities, purchasing, stewardship, communications and personnel including staff supervision. The parish business manager reports to the pastor. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor degree in business, accounting or related field or equivalent; an active member of a Roman Catholic parish faith community or knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church, its teaching and mission; experience working as a business manager in a parish or small firm; training and/or experience in stewardship, communications, personnel management and staff supervision. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Evening work is required. The principal place of work is the administrative office of the parish. Some travel will be required to attend meetings, trainings, and so forth. Demeanor and attitude should be reflective of a Christian environment. Please send your resume by Feb. 20, to: IHM Search Committee, 1935 Plymouth S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49506.


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:


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:


PROJECT DIRECTOR -- Project Inspire, a collaborative effort between Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies and the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Ongoing Formation in Ministry office, seeks to identify, nurture and sustain the pastoral imagination through resources of excellence. The project director for Inspire will head a fully-funded, five-year grant focusing on enhancing excellence of pastoral leadership teams in the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic parishes. The project director of Inspire will be responsible for initiating and implementing an array of processes that focus on the enhancement of parish pastoral leadership teams. These teams will reflect the variety of sociocultural contexts present within the Archdiocese of Chicago. The project director of Inspire will be an active member of the Roman Catholic church, skilled in diverse, multicultural pastoral settings, contemporary leadership theory and practice, organizational development as well as ecclesiological and ministerial theology. Inspire is a model of collaboration for the Catholic church in the United States of America, in which ordained and lay ecclesial ministers work together for the greater good of the Archdiocese of Chicago in its multiplicity of races, cultures, languages and ethnicities that constitute this Catholic community. Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae and a list of references. Starting date: April or sooner. Please direct applications or inquires about this position to: Dr. Peter Gilmour, Chair of the Search Committee, Loyola University Chicago, Institute of Pastoral Studies, Lewis Towers, No. 1238, 820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Phone: (800) 424-1238. E-mail:

SEEKING DIRECTOR for Nazareth Farm, a small Catholic volunteer community serving those in rural West Virginia by providing service experiences to high school and college volunteers. Position requires an active Catholic experienced in youth/young adult ministry, a working knowledge and belief in Catholic social teachings, nonprofit agency management experience and openness to prayer, simplicity and living in community. Send resume, references and salary requirements to: Nazareth Farm, Route 2, Box 194-3, Salem, WV 26426.


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.


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. Start date is July. Please submit your application and resume addressing minimum qualifications to: Search Committee, Holy Spirit Center, 10980 Hillside Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507. Web site:


DIRECTOR OF FORMATION -- Diocese of Tucson, Ariz. Oversees implementation of shared diocesan program for diaconate and lay leadership formation. Provides formation opportunities for current ministers and resources parish adult formation and RCIA. Minimum master’s degree in theology, scripture, religious education or pastoral ministry; bilingual required (English/Spanish) bicultural preferred; experience in ministry formation and work on diocesan level; ability to work in a diverse and geographically extensive diocese. Send resume, including references, to: Bishop’s Office, c/o Fr. Van Wagner, PO Box 31, Tucson, AZ 85702.

HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC COMMUNITY in the Outer Banks of North Carolina is seeking an energetic, motivated, spiritual individual to be part of a collaborative pastoral team. Responsibilities will include working to enhance existing adult formation opportunities including the development of small Christian communities and working toward whole community catechesis. Candidate should be a practicing Catholic with a combination of training and/or experience in adult formation. Send resume to: Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish, Attn: Faith Formation Search Committee, PO Box 510, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Full-time position. Coordinate celebrations of the liturgy and oversee music ministries for 2,200-family parish. Minimum requirements: practicing Catholic and current member of a Catholic parish; ability to work as part of collaborative ministry team; master’s degree in liturgy or liturgical music; facility with a variety of musical styles; thorough knowledge of Vatican II principles with regard to liturgy, music and ministry; keyboard and directing skills; ability to work with liturgical ministers of all ages and professional and volunteer musicians for five weekend Masses, sacramental celebrations, prayer services for school and religious formation. Minimum of five years experience in parish setting or equivalent. Send resume and three current letters of references by Feb. 27 to: Search Committee, Blessed Sacramental Cathedral, 300 N. Main St., Greensburg, PA 15601. E-mail:

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:

LITURGY/MUSIC DIRECTOR -- An active, involved parish of 800 households seeks a pastorally sensitive person with knowledge and love for Roman Catholic/Vatican II liturgy. Competency in voice and an instrument, choral directions and cantor training is expected. Must possess good communication skills and be able to coordinate and form liturgical ministries. An appreciation for traditional and contemporary styles of music is required. Degrees, certifications in music and liturgy are required along with computer literacy. Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send resume, letters of recommendation and three references to: Fr. J. Patrick Reynolds, Pastor, St. Thomas More Church, 5645 Blandville Road, Paducah, KY 42001. Or contact the office of music, Diocese of Owensboro, Ky. Phone: (270) 683-1545.


SEEKING FULL-TIME CAMPUS MINISTER in university parish setting. Position includes worship, outreach and Catholic community development for Drake University residential campus. 3,200 students, 800 Catholics. Qualifications: master of theology or related field. Prior experience preferred. Begins in July. Competitive salary and benefits. Deadline for applications: March 1. Send letter of application discussing qualifications and interest, resume and names of three references to: Search Committee, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Student Center, 1150 28th St., Des Moines, IA 50311.

CAMPUS MINISTRY CHAPLAIN -- San Jose State University (SJSU) Catholic campus ministry in San Jose, Calif., seeks a full-time priest campus minister, presider at sacramental celebrations, co-leader at commuter campus becoming increasingly residental by 2005. Will collaborate with director and team, responsible for daily Eucharist, RCIA, Confirmation preparation and retreats. MA in pastoral ministry or related field, desire, energy and past experience of being present and sensitive to a diverse university population. Diocesan position begins July. Contact: Sister Marcia Krause, OP, Director, SJSUCCM, 300 S. 10th St., San Jose, CA 95112-3645. Phone: (408) 938 1610, ext. 301. E-mail: 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:

OVERSEAS LAY MISSION -- This could be your time to walk with the poor of another land. To bring more compassion and to stand up for justice in our world. We are forming lay missioner teams to work in Peru, Kenya, Eritrea and South Africa. Could be one of the best moves of your life. Comboni Lay Missionaries, 1615 E. 31st St., La Grange Park, IL 60526. Phone: (708) 354-2050. Explore the possibilities at our Web site:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE/LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT for parish of more than 1,000-plus families. New campus. Enthusiastic, bilingual candidate to help parish family grow together in Christ’s love. Responsibilities: Hispanic ministry, parish resource/leadership development, adult formation, pastoral care and liturgy enrichment. Apply by Feb. 20. Send resume to: Search Committee, 3910 Spring Ave., Decatur, AL 35603. E-mail:

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. 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 three-five year commitment to this position. E-mail: 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. 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. 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. For application forms and instructions, click “job opportunities” on our Web site:

THE DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., 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 two percent other. The position begins on July 1. The salary is negotiable and comes with a compensation package. Resumes will be accepted through Jan. 3 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. 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.


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:


ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA is seeking a full-time person to direct our youth ministry programs. Degree in religious studies or related field preferred. Experience is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and references to: Youth Ministry, c/o Sandra TenHagen, St. Anthony of Padua Parish Community, 2510 Richmond St. N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

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:

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