National Catholic Reporter

Updated February 6, 2004

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Books & Tapes

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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:


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, 2004. 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

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, 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:

PILGRIMAGE TO WELSH BORDERS, May 9-20, 2004 with Esther de Waal. Pilgrimage to Ireland, Sept. 6-18, 2004, 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:

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:


LENTEN RETREAT OFFERINGS -- Private, group, guided. Evensong by the Sea Retreat and Spirituality Center, Cape Cod. 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.

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 and a labyrinth. Options include sabbatical, guided retreats, privacy, reiki, massage, Native American-guided sweats and sitting meditations with the local Zen Mandala Center. 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:

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:


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:

ECO-SPIRITUALITY SABBATICAL -- May 2-28. 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. 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:

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:

Study Tours

INTERFAITH MEDICAL ETHICS led by James Keenan, SJ, of Boston College, Weston Jesuit School of Theology and health-care professionals. May 9-16 in Spain. Credit toward AMA Physicians Recognition Award available. For information, phone: (800) 343-6524, ext. 131.

EXPLORING OUR COMMON HERITAGE -- Ecumenical Study Tour to Rome and Canterbury led by Dean William H. Petersen of Bexley Hall Theological Seminary. June 8-17. For information, phone: (800) 343-6524, ext. 131.


FRANCISCAN SISTERS OF JOY -- Employed? Desire religious life? Formation in your area. Phone: (402) 551-8151.

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:


VOLUNTEERS IN MINISTRY -- March 8-13. An opportunity to serve those in need of your hands and hearts in the city and western suburbs of Chicago. Applicants 19 to 30 years old, committed to justice and willing to live in community in La Grange Park residence for the week. Applications by Feb. 16, 2004. Contact: Sr. Marlene Schemmel, The Well, Sisters of St. Joseph, 1515 W. Ogden Ave., La Grange Park, IL 60526. Phone: (708) 354-9200.


Employment Opportunities


CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center has a full-time position available in campus ministry. This person would be part of an eight-member pastoral team, ministering to a diverse, urban parish that is the Newman Center for the University of Cincinnati. Primary responsibilities include organization of social justice programs, development of cultural immersion trips and outreach to the Catholic community at the University of Cincinnati. Other responsibilities include retreat, social and educational programs. Ten- or 12-month position. Salary based on diocesan guidelines. A master’s degree in related area and experience preferred. Position available as of Aug. 1. Send letter/resume by March 1 to: Fr. Al Hirt, OFM, St. Monica-St. George, 328 W. McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH 45219


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:


DIOCESAN REGIONAL COORDINATOR (office of faith formation) for three vicariates of Central Region. Charlotte, N.C., diocese seeks person with a master’s degree in religious education or related field, five years of demonstrable successful experience in parish/diocesan work. Well-rounded in catechist formation skills. Collaborative and sensitive to cultural minorities. Good written/oral communication skills. Spanish a plus. Application deadline: March 1. Please send resume, salary requirements and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Cris V. Villapando, 1123 S. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28203. Phone: (704) 370-3246. For copy of job description, e-mail:

SAFE ENVIRONMENT COORDINATOR -- In accord with the USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. As part of our commitment to the implementation of all aspects of the USCCB Charter Initiatives, the Diocese of San Bernardino, Calif., has developed the position of safe environment coordinator. We have an immediate opening for an individual to ensure compliance with all national and diocesan requirements pertaining to the protection of children and young people within our diocese. We require the following: a degree in human resource management, public administration, administration of justice or related discipline; a minimum of five years experience dealing with diverse groups of people in a management/administrative capacity; outstanding skills in the area of diplomacy and tact; excellent organizational skills; excellent presentational skills; proficiency in Excel, Access and Power Point. Must have a proven results-oriented track record, comprehensive knowledge of Catholic doctrine, procedures and protocols. Must be bilingual/biliterate Spanish and English. Qualified candidates please send resume with salary history and requirements to: Diocese of San Bernardino, Attn.: Director of Human Resources, 1201 E. Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404. Fax: (909) 475-5189. E-mail:


COMMUNICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR -- Unique ministry opportunity opens in Milwaukee, Wisc. CARITAS for Children, an OCD-recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advocate adoption of children in orphanages internationally as well as orphans needing certain health, education and general welfare support. With particular interests in Poland, Siberia and Africa, our primary focus is on a unique “twinning” of parishes and orphanages, working internationally with Catholic Religious Institutions/Communities as well as networking for building ongoing support. Knowing (Polish) a plus, but not required. We’d like a religious or lay associate with a strong background in communications and development. Experience with Eastern Europe and/or Africa helpful. Christ-centered with compassion for children, organized, focused, energetic, preferring work in small group will all benefit our candidate. Computer, written and oral communication skills are musts. Salary negotiable, other benefits offered. We will honor the (reasonable) non-subsidy salary requested by your congregation. For more information, e-mail an attached cover letter of interest, salary requirements and resume to:

DIRECTOR -- Mentoring Academic Gifts in Service (MAGIS). The education department at Creighton University is seeking a dynamic, innovative individual with excellent leadership, organization, budgeting, marketing, recruitment and management skills. This department member will expand a service-oriented degree program to prepare teachers for Catholic schools in grades seven-12. Academic, spiritual and community responsibilities are included in the 12-month position. A minimum of a master’s degree is required. Other requirements include a valid teaching certificate, three-to-five years experience as a Catholic school teacher or administrator and a commitment to Catholic education. Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic institution that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational tradition of the university. Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We appreciate you sharing your credentials with us, however only the most qualified applicants will receive a response. Please reference requisition #00091 on all correspondence. Review of applications will begin on March 1. Expected start date is June 15. Interested individuals should send a letter of application, resume and all academic transcripts by March 1 to: Human Resources, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

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.


THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., is seeking a Roman Catholic priest to serve the growing Hispanic community in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. This ministry works under the supervision of the diocesan office of planning and pastoral services. The individual will collaborate with local pastors in a three-county area in serving the needs of resident and transient Hispanic people. The Successful candidate must be fluent in the English and Spanish language. The position requires regular travel throughout the panhandle. Team leadership skills as well as the ability to develop church leadership among the Hispanic people are essential. Interested individual should send resume with cover letter to: Fr. Frederick P. Annie, VE, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy, PO Box 230, Wheeling, WV 26003. Phone: (304) 233-0880, ext. 267. 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 MUSIC MINISTRY -- Full-time position for 4,000-family parish. Position requires solid understanding of Catholic liturgy, instrumental, vocal and conducting skills. Keyboard skills a plus. Music degree preferred. Work closely with pastor, liturgy committee, cantors and organist. Develop adult, children’s, teens and small instrumental ensembles while employing traditional and contemporary styles of liturgical music. Five weekend Masses, special liturgies. Starting date negotiable. Applications will be accepted until May 1. Send resume to: Immaculate Heart of Mary, 11385 Grant Drive, Northglenn, CO 80233. E-mail:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE FOR LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Full-time position. Large multicultural parish (3,000 families) in Washington, D.C., area (Falls Church, Va.) seeks pastoral associate to lead program of liturgy and music in bilingual environment. Needs thorough, current knowledge of Catholic liturgy, keyboard and choral directing skills as well as leadership skills. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred. Responsibility for coordination of liturgical ministries, two choirs and interfacing with the other musicians and choirs. Provides support for funeral, wedding, quinceanera and school liturgies. Participates at staff and worship commission meetings. Salary commensurate with education, skills and experience. Full benefits, available immediately. Submission of letter of application and resume requested by Feb. 28. Contact: Search Committee, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 3305 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, VA 22041. Fax (703) 379-9195. E-mail:

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:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE AND YOUTH MINISTER Bilingual (English and Spanish). Pastoral Associate - collaborate with pastoral team to empower members to the ministry of service. Share with pastor in teaching, preaching and sanctifying. Experience or degree in pastoral care, theology and supervision. Youth Minister - collaborate with pastoral team to empower youth and young adults to the ministry of service. Experience or degree in youth ministry, pastoral care, religious education, coordinating and training volunteers. Contact by phone. Nativity: (812) 476-7186. Holy Spirit: (812) 477-1738. Web site:


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:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Our Lady of the Lake Parish, a community of 1,500 households in Holland, Mich., is seeking to fill the position of pastoral associate. Working with the pastor and staff, the associate would share in the full range of pastoral ministry. Particular emphasis would be given to service and outreach programs. Salary and benefits are negotiable and will be commensurate with education and experience. To apply, please send a resume to: Search Committee, 480 152nd Ave., Holland, MI 49424.


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 -- Saints Faith Hope and Charity School (FHC) in Winnetka, Ill. (approximately 15 miles north of downtown Chicago) has an opening for principal for the 2004-2005 school year. Founded in 1939, FHC is a K-eighth Catholic school dedicated to educating the whole person. We are committed to the spiritual, academic, moral and social growth of each student. Candidates for principal must be able to assume responsibility for the administration of the school, including providing leadership to our outstanding faculty. Candidates must also have a passion for excellence and the ability to develop, articulate and implement a vision and long-term plan for our school. Candidates must meet the criteria for principal established by the office of Catholic education of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Interested parties should contact Marcela Bermudez. Phone: (312) 751-5259. E-mail: Web site:

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:


PARISH DREs, CREs AND youth ministers needed. Applicants are being sought for parish DRE, CRE and youth ministry positions in the diocese of Madison, Wisc. Active DRE organization, supportive diocesan staff. For application materials, contact: Office of Religious Education, 702 S. High Point Road, Madison, WI 53719. E-mail:

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, 2004. 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.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Full-time position for a person with a master’s degree in the area of religious education or theological studies. Applicant must have a minimum of three years teaching experience and be a practicing Catholic. In addition to administrative skills, person must be a team player with the current parish staff and existing parish groups. Applicant must have ability to work in parish of all ages and backgrounds. Parish has an enrollment of 505 in parochial school and 130 in Sunday school of religion. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send resume to: Search Committee, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1350 Hearst Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Prince of Peace Catholic Community, a vibrant 2,000-family parish, is seeking a director of religious education. Located in Albuquerque at the foot of the Sandia mountains overlooking the Rio Grande Valley, Prince of Peace offers an exceptional career opportunity in a positive environment. The position is open immediately. Understanding that many have commitments until late spring, we encourage all resumes until May 15. The parish seeks a director for preschool through middle school who will be able to work collaboratively with the pastor, pastoral staff, catechists and parents. The position requires an active practicing Catholic with three years experience and a master’s or equivalent in theology or religious education or experience/certification at that level. Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of introduction outlining their spiritual, academic and leadership approaches with a resume to: Fr. Michael J. Shea, 12500 Carmel N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87122.


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:


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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