National Catholic Reporter

Updated January 30, 2004

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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:


CEDARS OF PEACE -- Secluded woodland cabins on Loretto motherhouse property in central, rural Kentucky offer quiet solitude for prayer and reflection. Cabins rented by the day or month, electricity and water included. Daily Mass and spiritual direction available. Contact: Cedars of Peace, 515 Nerinx Road, Nerinx, KY 40049. Phone: (270) 865-5291. E-mail:


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

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

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


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:

JOURNEY TO THE EDGE -- Celtic Pilgrimage to Sacred Places with Nancy Brousseau, OP, Mary Navarre, OP and Julia Mohr, OP. May 25 - June 7. Itinerary includes: 14 days in Ireland and Iona. Experience Galway, Inishmore, Westport, Dublin and retreat days on the Isle of Iona, off Scotland and Glasgow. Roundtrip from Grand Rapids, Mich., $2,800, double occupancy, based on 20 participants. For more information and a brochure, contact: Dominican Center at Marywood, Attn: Anita, 2025 Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: (616) 643-0162. 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:

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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:


PRIESTHOOD FOR MEN AND WOMEN -- National Catholic Church of America. Religious life, at-home study. Phone: (518) 434-8861. Web site:

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


Employment Opportunities


PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR ADMINISTRATION -- St. Jude Catholic Church, an active, suburban parish of more than 2,000 households in Redmond, Wash., seeks an energetic, experienced and articulate person with strong interpersonal and organizational skills to enable the efficient and effective administration of the parish’s human, financial and capital resources. Salary in accord with archdiocesan guidelines. Excellent benefits. This is a new, full-time position to begin on March 1. Applications close Feb. 1. For application packet, contact Judy Evers. Phone: (425) 883-7685, x110.


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:

CATHOLIC PRIEST CHAPLAIN -- The St. Leonard Faith Community, a lay group of 300 families (in southern suburbs of Dayton, Ohio) is seeking a chaplain/moderator to “walk a while” with this active faith community. We have programs with trained paid coordinators in religious education, adult faith formation, youth ministry, music ministry as well as office manager. We have outreach to the surrounding community and active volunteers for many activities. We formed as a voluntary community in 1976 and received official status within the Cincinnati Archdiocese in 1991 as a nonterritorial quasi-parish. We need a priest/chaplain to help us continue our active liturgical participation, to proclaim the word in a way meaningful to our secular lives and to help us be church for all age groups. This is an ideal position for someone seeking a less burdensome assignment, perhaps an opportunity for reflection, education or a special ministry. Contact: St. Leonard Faith Community, 8100 Clyo Road, Centerville, OH 45458. Phone: (937) 435-3626 or (937) 293-2079. Web site:


DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT -- Catholic Theological Union in Chicago (CTU), a graduate school of theology, invites applications for a development assistant position. Building relationships with key donors, this position promotes the financial sustainability of the “Peacebuilders Initiative,” an innovative educational program for high school age youth. Supports the general efforts of the development office including donor cultivation, foundation grant writing, special events and capital campaign projects, as needed. In addition to a commitment to the institutional mission, the successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, an ability to think strategically, self-initiative and a team-oriented spirit. Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of two years of previous fund-raising experience, preferably with a youth-related organization. Send a resume with a cover letter no later than Friday, Feb. 13 to: The Development Office at Catholic Theological Union, 5401 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615. Or e-mail: Visit:


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.


THEOLOGICAL EDITOR -- RCL, a leading publisher of Catholic religious education and faith formation materials, located just north of Dallas, is looking for a theological editor to join a team dedicated to producing catechetical materials for use in parishes and schools. Successful candidates must have a master’s degree in theology or a related field plus a minimum of five years experience in some area of catechetical ministry. RCL offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401k. Equal opportunity employer. For immediate consideration, send your resume with salary requirements by fax or e-mail. Fax: (972) 390-6588. E-mail:


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:


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 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 MUSIC AND LITURGY - Large, urban parish with school located in Albuquerque, N.M., is seeking a creative director of music and liturgy. Qualified applicants should have three to five years of experience at the parish or diocesan level and a master’s degree in a related field. A skilled communicator who is very parishioner oriented will find this position fulfilling. Must have good keyboard skills. A very strong faith community awaits the selected candidate. Pastoral team model used, will be collaborating with the school’s principal, DRE, director of parish life and a host of strong volunteers. Competitive salary, high $40s to low $50s and excellent benefits including employer-contributed retirement. Please fax or mail resume with three current letters of reference to: Search Committee, Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, 2532 Vermont N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110. Fax: (505) 298-0120.

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, a parish of 1,750 families (and growing), is seeking a qualified person eager to collaborate with a team willing to build a liturgical music program as we construct a new church that includes a 40-rank Moller organ and a Steinway concert grand piano. Potential to form a youth choir, bell choir and adult choir. Salary commensurate with education/experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Attn: Search Committee, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23229. E-mail:

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.


MANAGER OF RETREAT SERVICES -- Bon Secours Spiritual Center (Marriottsville, Md.) is seeking a manager of retreat services to coordinate, in collaboration with other retreat team members, all retreat and programming activities for the center as well as provide retreats and other programming as a member of the retreat team. The manager of retreat services is responsible for oversight of strategic planning for retreat services; planning, coordination and administration of retreat services and programs; professional supervision of retreat team members; and coordination and training of retreat services volunteers. The successful candidate will have a proven record of retreat team experience, training and experience in providing spiritual direction, master’s degree in Roman Catholic theology with a particular focus in Christian spirituality, effective communication skills and strong administration abilities. The manager of retreat services position is available immediately. Bon Secours Spiritual Center is an equal opportunity employer. Interested individuals are invited to send a letter of interest, current resume, salary/stipend requirements and availability to: Thomas Morris, VP Sponsorship/Mission, Bon Secours Spiritual Center, 1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104. Or via e-mail to: Further information about the center can be found at the center’s Website:


PRISON MINISTRY -- Are you called to this sacred ground for restorative ministry? Contracts (1,717 hours) for persons with a Canadian religious. Authority begins April 1. Deadline: Feb. 13. To request guidelines for submissions contact the chaplaincy branch. Phone: (613) 995-8366. E-mail: 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:


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:

THE ROMAN CATHOLIC Church of the Epiphany, a faith community of 1,400 households in Louisville, Ky., seeks a full-time pastoral associate to collaborate with the pastoral staff in the formational, spiritual and outreach ministries of the parish. Specific responsibilities include coordination of the adult catechumenate, parish life and worship ministries. The ideal candidate would be a Roman Catholic with MTH or equivalent having five years of pastoral ministry experience, proven collaborative leadership and prior leadership experience in the adult catechumenate process. Preaching and presiding skills are important. Please submit resume by Feb. 29 to: Search Committee, Church of the Epiphany, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, Louisville, KY 40233. Or online to:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Glenmary Home Missioners seek a pastoral associate to collaborate with a Glenmary pastoral coordinator in providing leadership for a small, rural, multicultural mission in Eupora, Miss. Interested persons need a master’s in theology, pastoral studies or related field; a missionary spirit and parish ministry experience. Fluency (reading, writing and speaking) in both Spanish and English absolutely necessary. Send resume and references to: Ms. Liz Dudas, 1312 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208-2726. Phone: (615) 256-1900. Fax: (615) 256-1902. E-mail:


HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL position opening, Marist High School, Eugene, Ore. Marist High School is an archdiocesan college preparatory coed school which is committed to the education of the whole person by demonstrating a personal concern for each individual, an enthusiasm for knowledge and a viable Christian community. Marist has an enrollment of 525 students and a dedicated faculty and staff. Commitment to a strong academic curriculum, Catholic faith formation, a Christian service program and a successful athletic program are hallmarks of a Marist education. The successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic with a master’s degree and at least five years teaching experience. Excellent communication skills and ability to cultivate the school’s resource development program in collaboration with the Marist Foundation are essential qualities. Administrative experience and administrative license preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications are being sought through March 1. Send request for application to: Robert L. Mizia, Superintendent, Marist Search Committee, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214. E-mail: Web site:

PRINCIPAL -- Our Mother of Sorrows Roman Catholic Parish in Tucson, Ariz., is accepting principal applications for the parish elementary school, grades pre-K through eight, with an enrollment of 500. The school has provided its students with a strong Catholic educational environment in their spiritual and academic formation for more than 45 years. Submissions should be received before Feb. 16. Please send a comprehensive letter of introduction and a detailed resume (no phone calls, please) to: Anne Marie King, Business Manager, Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, 1800 S. Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85710-8413. Fax: (520) 790-3308. E-mail: Detailed information can be found at:

PRINCIPAL OPENING FOR FIRST-EIGHTH -- St. Patrick Catholic School in Brighton, Mich., is currently accepting applications for the position of elementary principal to begin with the 2004-2005 school year. Successful candidates should possess at least a master’s degree (school administration degree preferred); at least five years teaching or administrative experience; active member of a Catholic parish; working knowledge of diocesan policies; valid teaching certificate from a state-approved teacher training program through a regionally accredited four-year college or university; and have, or be eligible for, Michigan license. Application packets are available from the search committee and should include a cover letter, resume, three references and verifications of parish membership. For an application packet please contact: Fr. Jan J. McKean, 711 Rickett Road, Brighton, MI 48116-1896. For more information please contact Delores Yackley at: (810) 229-9863. Or:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (DRE) for large, multicultural, urban parish. Master’s in theology or related field required. DRE will be responsible for facilitation and/or coordination of elementary and middle school PSR, youth group, baptism prep, confirmation program, RCIA and adult education. Applicants must be equally proficient in English and Spanish. Excellent salary and benefits package. Deadline for application March 1. Please send resume and letters of reference to: Fr. James A. Schillinger, STL, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 2855 Briarcliff Road N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30329.


SUPERINTENDENT, TWIN CITY Catholic Educational System (TCCES). Position scope: the superintendent provides the necessary direction to fulfill the TCCES’s mission and to grow as a viable faith and learning community. Additional information under “news” and “employment” and “opportunities” on our Web site:


VICE PRESIDENT OF SPONSORSHIP and mission effectiveness -- Holy Cross Health Ministries of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has retained Witt/Kieffer to assist in the recruitment of a vice president of sponsorship and mission effectiveness. The position reports directly to the CEO and will work in concert with other members of the senior leadership team in promoting and integrating mission, vision and core values throughout the organization. This position will play a lead role in ensuring mission integrity in all organizational processes including planning, policy making, leadership development, budgeting, quality and so forth. In addition, the vice president will serve as a resource to the organization, providing education and raising value-based questions and concerns pertinent to organizational decision-making and direction setting. As the organization’s “keeper and oiler” of the mission, the vice president will be responsible both for oversight of the pastoral/spiritual care department and for ensuring that leadership and staff create a culture that fosters spirituality. Holy Cross Health Ministries is comprised of Holy Cross Hospital, a 587-bed facility, Holy Cross Home Health Care, Mercy Manor North and the Holy Cross Medical Group. Holy Cross Ministries, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Regional Community of Pittsburgh, is a member of Catholic Health East. Ideal candidates will have a master’s degree in theology, health administration, humanities or social services and a minimum of five years experience in a leadership role preferably in health care, accompanied by a demonstrated management capability is required. Previous experience in a mission leadership role is strongly preferred. Interested candidates may contact: Stephen C. Peek, Witt/Kieffer, 3414 Peachtree Road, Suite 452, Atlanta, GA 30326. Phone: (404) 233-1370. Fax: (404) 261-1371. E-mail:


YOUTH DIRECTOR -- Large vibrant Florida catholic parish seeks full-time experienced director of youth ministry. Responsible for middle school, high school, young adult and two-year confirmation program. Will serve a well-established and growing ministry and work closely with a large pastoral staff. Must be dedicated to serving today’s youth and have proven experience in the field along with knowledge and experience with “Renewing the Vision” and “Sons & Daughters of the Light.” Minimum of BA in religious education or related field (MA a plus). Bilingual Spanish and some familiarity with Life Teen helpful. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Full diocesan benefits. Reply with resume and references. E-mail:

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING NEW in the new year? If you have five-plus years experience in youth ministry, we’re looking for you! We are a large suburban parish that embraces Vatican II in the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas. Candidates should have good leadership, motivation and communication skills and be willing to work with staff and volunteers. Will direct a comprehensive program for grades six-12. BA plus certification in youth ministry preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. YM Search Committee, St. Philip the Apostle, 1897 W. Main, Lewisville, TX 75067. Fax: (972) 219-5429. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTER -- Southwest Florida parish seeking energetic, faith-filled director of youth ministries to work collaboratively with a pastoral team in the spirit of Vatican II in maintaining and developing comprehensive youth ministry. Degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related field required. Experience working with youth ages 12-19 preferred. Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. If interested send resume to: Search Committee, 750 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103.

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