National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 23, 2004

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SEARCHING FOR A FACILITY to lease for a contemplative community. The Franciscan Friars (OFM) need: six to nine bedrooms, common spaces and additional space for cottage industries in a setting conductive to prayer, solitude and silence. Contact: Brother Mark, Holy Trinity Church, 2536 S. US Highway 421, Harlan, KY 40831. Fax: (606) 574-0093.

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QUIET COUNTRY LANE setting near Weston. Comfortable bed and breakfast/suite. Open May - October. Color brochure: (802) 259-2903. Leslie Place, Belmont, VT 05730.

Books & Tapes

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Clinical Pastoral Education

ST. MARY’S BAY AREA CPE Center, San Francisco, Calif., will have fifteen year-long (four-units) clinical pastoral education residency positions open beginning September1, 2004, through August 31, 2005. $25,000 annual stipend.; $400 tuition/CPE unit. Clinical assignments are available at St. Mary’s Medical Center and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, providing a full range of medical services such as cardiology, spinal care, oncology, maternity and women’s services, orthopedics, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, neuropsychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, a burn treatment unit, and emergency care. Visit our web site at The CPE program at St. Mary’s is accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Interested persons should apply to: The Rev. Dr. Michele R. Merchant, Manager of Clinical Pastoral Education, St. Mary’s Medical Center, 450 Stanyan St., San Francisco, CA 94117-1079. Phone: (415) 750-5718. Fax: (415) 750-8126. E-mail:


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


THE INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPLATIVE ETHICS -- A four-week residential program of study and practice on the contemplative dimensions of ethical decision-making. Through a study of the classical literature on prayer and moral thinking, insights of the great mystic thinkers and contemporary sources of wisdom, participants will wrestle with and reflect on some of the most pressing moral issues in our world today. Certificate of completion and/or CPUs offered through the Alphonsian Academy of Moral Theology of the Pontifical Lateran University (Rome). Begins Sept. 19. Contact: Redemptorist Renewal Center, PO Box 569, Cortaro, AZ 85652. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Fax: (520) 744-8021.

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 IRELAND -- Thomas E. Clarke, SJ, Sr. Catherine McIntyre, RJM and Sr. Norene Costa, RJM. Aug. 18-29, $2.295. For flyer and registration, contact: Bethany Retreat House, PO Box 1003, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Phone: (845) 928-2213. E-mail:


RENEWAL -- “Questing Your Spiritual Nature: Rockhaven’s Summer Renewal Program” runs from July 1-31. This unique program offers a blend of feminine spirituality, Jungian insights and the enchantment of the natural world. Engage in a process of integrating your body, mind and spirit through experiential classes, dreamwork and time for reflection in a beautiful rural Ozark setting. Program includes “Soul Sisters” weekend retreat with Edwina Gateley. For more information, contact Rockhaven. Phone: (636) 671-3623. E-mail: 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:


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.

MONTH-LONG “PRAYER OF THE HEART” retreat in beautiful Oregon. Live in a monastic setting and enjoy break days to beaches and mountains. June 30-July 30, $2,295. Also, private retreats anytime. Contact: Dorothy Pulkka, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mount Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: 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 -- Mini-sabbaticals: a module tailor-made to suit your time frame. In our 17th consecutive year, we offer a blend of psychotherapy, community formation, dream work, reflexology, emotional bodywork, art therapy, dance and movement, spiritual direction and discernment, scriptural themes for healing and process, proprioceptive writing (a meditation practice to move deeply into psyche through a simple, but subtly rich writing technique), cranial sacral work, biosynthesis, bioenergetics, biodynamic massage, mythology, visualization, hypnosis and yoga. For more information contact Daniel McDonald, director, CPEB Therapies, Inc. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:

THE SABBATICAL WITH A DIFFERENCE -- The changing seasons in New England provide the perfect atmosphere and Genesis is the perfect setting for inner peacekeeping and deepening of contemplative awareness. Design your sabbatical time according to your personal needs. Contact: Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center, 53 Mill St., Westfield, MA 01085. Phone: (413) 562-3627. E-mail: Web site:

RELAX, REST, RENEW -- A sabbatical that you design. Monastic setting in beautiful Oregon. Spiritual direction, daily Eucharist, classes and retreats. Outings to beaches and mountains. August-May or shorter periods. Men and women. Contact: Jo Morton, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mount Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: 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:

Vacation Rentals

FLORIDA, OLDE NAPLES -- Two condos-2/2 and 3/2. Heated Pools. Monthly or Seasonal. Dr. Bob: (262) 786-9594; cell: (262) 352-1095.


FRANCISCAN SISTERS OF JOY -- Employed? Desire religious life? Formation in your area. Phone: (402) 598-4737.

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


LIVING IN AN INTENTIONAL FAITH community. Share hospitality ministry at Holy Family Catholic Worker in Kansas City, Mo. Pray together daily, share meals, living expenses and struggle for justice. Contact Donna Engel or Brother Louis. Phone: (816) 753-2677.

Web Sites

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Employment Wanted

EXPERIENCED TEACHER -- Theology, German, English. MA theology, MA pastoral ministry, BA German. California state secondary competency, English. Seeking full-time position in a college preparatory, spiritually dynamic Roman Catholic high school. Excellent references. Mature faith life. Enthusiastic and committed. Able to relocate. Reply to: NCR Classifieds, Dept. GWYJ, PO Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281.

Employment Opportunities


CAMPUS MINISTER/CHAPLAIN -- This is a new initiative to provide quality pastoral care and a professional, ethical Catholic-based framework in the areas of law, medicine, journalism, business and other health sciences through educational and formational programming. This person will help students anchor their Catholic identity as well as represent the principles of Catholic thought in a variety of situations. This position offers the challenge of developing a new program and building relationships with faculty, students and staff in multiple professional schools at a highly selective private university. He/she will seek opportunities to become part of the formation and education of these professionals, be able to facilitate multifaceted discussions in the areas of ethics and Catholic thought and maintain a pastoral presence to the schools. The campus minister will also build relationships for the purposes of financial development while working in conjunction with the overall program of the Sheil Catholic Center at the Evanston campus. The successful candidate will have experience in pastoral ministry and master’s-level training in theology, ethics or related field. The candidate will be a practicing Catholic and be able to work with independence and flexibility. Priests, religious and lay people are encouraged to apply. This is a 12-month position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits provided by the Archdiocese of Chicago. Start Date: July 31. Position is open until filled. Submit cover letter and vitae to: Fr. Ken Simpson, Chaplain and Director, Sheil Catholic Center, 2110 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201. E-mail: Web site:

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY - St. Ambrose University (SAU) invites applications for a full-time director of campus ministry. A master’s degree in pastoral theology or related area is preferred. Candidates with a bachelor degree and five years pastoral experience will be considered. Must be a person of faith, preferably a Roman Catholic with enthusiasm for student faith development and an ability to work in cooperation with ordained and non-ordained ministerial leaders in providing services to the St. Ambrose University community. Some liturgical experience, in addition to skills that further the SAU campus ministry mission of faith learning justice will be essential to the successful applicant. Responsibilities include developing and overseeing programs of student faith development including retreats, interfaith prayer services, faith formation programs and liturgies in collaboration with the university chaplain and campus ministry team. Also oversees the training and direction of all liturgical ministries in Christ the King Chapel. St. Ambrose University is a Catholic, liberal arts, diocesan university that emphasize excellence in teaching and ongoing professional development. Total institutional enrollment is 3,300 students. St. Ambrose is located in Davenport, Iowa, one of the Quad Cities, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area with a population of more than 350,000. Affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin April 15 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and three letters of recommendation to: Director of Human Resources, St. Ambrose University, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, IA 52803.

CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Xavier University of Chicago, a university in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, seeks an assistant director of campus ministry. Responsibilities will include an active role in coordinating in liturgy, providing outreach opportunities for students and fostering student development through leadership, service and faith formation. Qualifications: master’s degree in divinity or theology preferred and a commitment to Catholic campus ministry. CCMA certification a plus. Computer and internet literacy required. Equal opportunity employer. Send cover letter and resume to: Employee Services, Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, IL 60655. Fax: (773) 298 3482. E-mail:


WAUSAU HOSPITAL, Wausau, Wis. Four chaplain residency positions available beginning July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, in a unique CPE program offering normative goals of CPE as well as intrapsychic and family systems theories integration. Wausau Hospital is a 321-bed community hospital and regional medical center committed to spiritual care. Wausau is a progressive community immersed in the beauty and solitude of nature. Recreational activities abound. $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. 53053. Fax: (715) 847-2015. E-mail:


DIOCESAN REGIONAL COORDINATOR (office of faith formation) for three vicariates of Central Region. Charlotte diocese seeks person with a master’s degree in religious education/allied field, five years of demonstrable successful experience in parish/diocesan work. Well-rounded in catechist formation skills; collaborative, sensitive to cultural minorities. Good written/oral communication skills. Spanish a plus. Application deadline: April 30. 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:


EVANGELIZATION DIRECTOR -- St. John Fisher Parish, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., is seeking a dynamic, spiritual professional with experience and education in evangelization and religious studies to lead the spiritual renewal and “new evangelization” of our parish community. Specific responsibilities include outreach to distanced, alienated and returning Catholics; coordination of the parish renewal process; development and coordination of adult education activities; ministerial formation of parish volunteers and coordination of RCIA. An MA in theology, religious studies or religious education is preferred. Excellent communication and coordination abilities are prerequisites for working with vibrant community of active volunteers and professional pastoral staff. Please submit resume and references to: Gayle Plecha, St. John Fisher Church, 5448 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Phone: (310) 377-5571. Fax: (310) 377-6303. E-mail:

DIRECTOR -- TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) national office seeking full-time director of spiritual formation and training. Qualifications: MA pastoral ministry, religious education or equivalent experience in youth ministry; minimum five years experience in training and spiritual formation; mature person capable of team ministry; relates well to variety of people/volunteers; strong written and oral communication skills and one who lives from deep appreciation of Catholic faith. TEC experience desired. Send resume by June 1 to: TEC Conference Search Process, 618 E. 18th St., Des Moines, IA 50316-3625. Phone: (515) 266-3893. E-mail:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The Bernardine Franciscan Sisters seek a full-time executive director for Bernardine Center, an outreach ministry to low-income residents of Chester, Pa. The director will be responsible for programs, staff supervision, facility, budget, grant writing, fund raising and public relations. Qualifications: commitment to the economically poor, successful experience in administration, grant writing, good communication and computer skills. Send resume to: Search Committee, c/o Bernardine Franciscan Sisters, 460 St. Bernardine St., Reading, PA 19607. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Growing 2,000-family parish on outskirts of Twin Cities seeks qualified individual to direct catechetical efforts of parish in areas of pre-K-sixth grade religious education, sacramental prep for Eucharist, penance, CIC, CloW and adult formation. Must be able to work collaboratively with youth minister and other staff. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred in a related field. Other qualifications include commitment to post-Vatican II theology and catechetical methods, good communication and computer skills. Three years of successful catechetical leadership experience is preferred. Eleven-month position, starting date negotiable. Send resume or inquiries to: Thomas Kaempffer, Church of St. Andrew, 566 Fourth St., Elk River, MN 55330. Fax: (763) 441-1485. E-mail:


JUDGE POSITION OPENING -- The Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Mo., marriage tribunal seeks a full-time judge. Minimum qualifications include a licentiate in canon law. The position is open to clerics, religious or laity. Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not necessary. Salary, excellent health benefits and retirement based on diocesan guidelines. Application deadline: May 25. Send cover letter and resume to: Fr. Thomas E. Reidy, Judicial Vicar, Catholic Center, 601 S. Jefferson Ave., Springfield, MO 65806-3143. Phone: (417) 866-0841.


MINISTER OF WORSHIP: St. Ann Catholic Church in Colonial Heights, Va., is seeking a full-time minister of worship. This position will provide oversight for all aspects of liturgical and musical programs to ensure quality liturgical celebrations. Applicant must be practicing Catholic. Prefer degree in liturgical field or related experience in a parish setting. Knowledge of liturgical music very desirable. Send resume to: Pastor, St. Ann Catholic Church, 17111 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. 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. Advanced level training 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. Phone: (270) 534-9000. Or contact the office of music, Diocese of Owensboro, Ky. Phone: (270) 683-1545.


LAY MISSION SERVICE in Peru. We are forming a lay mission team to serve in a shantytown on the northern coast of Peru. Join a dedicated pastoral team of priests, sisters and lay leaders serving in a slum on the outskirts of Trujillo, Peru, where thousands of poor families have come to build their homes and struggle for a better life. We provide training, language school, monthly stipends, insurance and ongoing support. Visit our Web site at: and fill out the preliminary form online. Comboni Lay Missionaries, LaGrange Park, IL. Phone: (708) 354-2050.


COLUMBIA ROAD HEALTH SERVICES, a health clinic ministry to the poor in Washington, D.C., seeks a registered nurse or LPN. Duties include direct patient care, coordinating triage, assisting the nurse administrator within the clinic. Bilingual English/Spanish required. One-three years nursing experience preferred. Contact Mark Roberts. Fax: (202) 588-8101. E-mail:


ST. ELIZABETH MISSION -- Elizabeth, W. Va., 35 families, seeks part-time pastoral minister in rural setting. Housing available, all utilities paid. Salary and transportation negotiable. Coordinate mission liturgies and programs, ecumenical events. Certified pastoral minister or equivalent. Contact: Fr. David Schmitt, Holy Redeemer Church, 602 Parkersburg Road, Spencer, WV 25276. Phone: (304) 927-2013. E-mail:

PASTORAL ASSISTANT for youth and young adults--Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Edmonds is seeking full-time pastoral assistant to serve our junior and senior high school youth and young adults (ages 18-35). Applicants are required to have: a BA and/or participation in the Seattle Archdiocese Catechetical Certification program; ministry experience; interpersonal and organizational skills to serve these ministries as a faith formation team leader with the pastor. Parochial Vicar, parish staff and volunteers. Excellent salary and benefits in accordance with Archdiocesan guidelines. For inquiries, full job description, or application packet, call Fr. Don Perea, (425) 778-3122, Ext. 258 or e-mail:

ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CHURCH, Ann Arbor, Mich., a 2,000-family parish, is looking for a professional minister with a strong emphasis on marriage preparation, marriage and family enrichment. Position begins July 1. Excellent salary and benefits. Please sent resume to: Search Committee, 517 Elizabeth St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104.


PRINCIPAL -- The seaside community of St. Ann Parish in Gloucester, Mass., seeks a full-time principal for our Catholic grammar school enrolling children in grades pre-K through eighth. A qualified candidate should possess a master’s-level education with experience in classroom teaching and Catholic education. Responsibilities include: administration of the school, direction of curricula and facilitation of professional development for teachers and staff. Salary will be commensurate with degree and experience. Please address resume or inquiries to: Principal Search Committee, St. Ann Parish, 60 Prospect St., Gloucester, MA 01930.

FULL-TIME PRINCIPAL POSITION, beginning July 1, to serve as principal of a parish Catholic school with an enrollment of approximately 400 students, nursery through eighth grade. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, who is able to articulate the school’s mission and vision for the future. Master’s degree in education or administration and Virginia license required. Successful candidates must possess strong leadership, administration, budget preparation and personnel skills. Minimum five years teaching and administration experience required. Salary based on diocesan scale, commensurate with education and experience. Final application materials must be postmarked by May 1. Qualified candidates should forward resume and diocesan application (located on our Web site) to: Search Committee, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23229-5319. E-mail: Web site:

ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL POSITION -- St. Theresa’s School of Austin, Texas seeks candidate who is an active Catholic to continue our academic excellence and provide leadership in fulfilling the mission of our parish school. Established in 1986, our school is accredited and has 357 students in grades pre-K-seven. Eighth grade will open in August. Applicants must have master’s degree including 18 hours in administration and supervision. Prior teaching and administrative experience required. To review job description and obtain an application, visit our Web site. Send letter of interest and resume by May 7 to: Search Committee, c/o Dolores Hunkler, PO Box 28644, Austin, TX 78755. Web site:


DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- The Archdiocese of Miami is conducting a search for a director of the religious education department. The diocesan director assists the archbishop in directing and moderating all of the catechetical and catechumenal activities of the archdiocese. A graduate degree in religious studies, theology or pastoral ministry is required, also extensive full-time parish experience in catechesis. Applicants must be equally proficient in English and Spanish. Deadline for application: April 30. Candidates should forward a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to: Sr. Rosa Monique Peña, OP, 9401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores, FL 33138.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Holy Trinity, Springfield, Mo., is seeking a director of religious education for grades K-12 in a 750-family parish. Duties will also include assisting in the leadership of the parish RCIA program. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic with experience and a degree in religious education or a similar field. Send resume to: Fr. Thomas E. Reidy, 2818 E. Bennett St., Springfield, MO 65804.


CATHOLIC RELIGION TUTOR -- Tutor wanted for our family of five home-schooled children, ages four, seven, eight, nine and 15. We are looking to give to our children a thorough understanding of traditional Catholic doctrine to help meet the challenges of both secular humanism and materialism. We believe the thousand years following Christ were the high point for man’s soul. Very important is a thorough understanding of logic, dialectic and rhetoric. This deeply conservative teacher will join two other tutors presently teaching our children, one the three Rs and the other Greek and Latin. Excellent salary. Please send resume to: Dexter Ball, PO Box 2530, Aptos, CA 95001-2530.


VICE PRESIDENT of mission and spiritual services. We are an 89-bed, faith-based hospital located in London, Ky. We are a rural facility with an established tradition of working with Catholic traditions and values since 1946. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), the second largest Catholic health care system in the nation. This position reports to the president/CEO. The position plays a key role in shaping the culture of the hospital. Grounded in the core values of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence. The incumbent collaborates with others in the development of health communities, facilitates the integration of mission, ethics and spirituality. A master’s degree in theology or pastoral studies is preferred with a minimum of two units of CPE. Preference is for candidates to have a minimum of three years experience with demonstrated success in management positions. This candidate must be conversant with Catholicism, have a demonstrated familiarity with a diversity of spiritualities and possess the knowledge and ability to work effectively within the framework of the Catholic Church. Knowledge of health care ethics with particular emphasis on the ethical and religious directives for health care services is imperative. Equal opportunity employer. Please contact Richard Huck, VP Human Resources, Marymount Medical Center. Phone: (606) 877-6113. 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:

FULL-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE -- Youth minister (high school and middle school ministry), 1,400-family suburban parish. Send resumes and references to: YM Search Committee, Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 8200 Woodman Road, Richmond, VA 23228.

ST. CECILIA CATHOLIC COMMUNITY, a large, well-established parish in west Houston is searching for a youth minister for junior high and high school grades. Requirements: degree, two years experience, ability to collaborate, computer skills, English/Spanish, musical skills a plus. Send resume by April 30 to: Eric Blythe, St. Cecilia, 11720 Joan of Arc Drive, Houston, TX 77024. Fax: (713) 465-1305. E-mail:

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