National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 14, 2004

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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:


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.


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:


12-DAY HOLY LAND pilgrimage with Franciscan Fr. Mario DiCicco, PhD (New Testament) with 28 years of Holy Land experience. September 18-29. For brochure, contact: 110 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60602. E-mail:

A PILGRIMAGE “In the Footsteps of St. Paul” -- Turkey, Oct. 6-20. Take advantage of our lower Canadian currency rates. Enjoy this unforgettable tour led by experienced local guide, accompanied by a priest. Visits to Antioch, Tarsus, Cappadocia, Ephesus, St. Mary’s house, Smyrna, Pergamum, Troy, and St. Sophia’s Basilica-Istanbul. There will be scripture readings, divine worship and Mass. Contact Daphne, 9:00 am-5:00 pm EST. Phone: (514) 369-3300 or (800) 361-9421. E-mail:

Public Service Announcement

NATIONAL HUNGER AWARENESS DAY is June 3. America’s Second Harvest, the nation’s largest nonprofit, hunger relief organization helps feed 23 million hungry Americans each year. For tax-deductible donation information contact: America’s Second Harvest, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601. Phone: (800) 771-2303. 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:

A RETREAT FOR GAY MEN -- “Rediscovering Your Spirituality,” With a circle of our like brothers and within the context of a save, trusting and nonjudgmental environment, come and find some new direction and empowerment for the future. July 9-11. Located at ocean’s edge and within one hour of New York City. Daniel Pienciak, MDiv, Stella Maris Retreat Center, 981 Ocean Ave., Elberon, NJ 07740. Phone: (732) 229-0602.

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:

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:

CENTER OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE -- Spanish to suit your needs, individualized instruction by professional, experienced teachers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Phone: (809) 530-7234. 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:


REFORMED CATHOLIC CHURCH, progressive and inclusive. Valid orders. Tutorial seminary. Personalized ministry. PO Box 725, Hampton Bays, NY 11946. Phone: (631) 728-2633

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

CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH in North America -- Marital status and gender not an impediment to holy orders. Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site:


ST. JOSEPH’S HOUSE OF HOSPITALITY in Rochester, N.Y. (since 1942), has an emergency as well as transitional shelter program and feeds 75-100 people daily. We are seeking a live-in volunteer who has expertise in woodworking and carpentry and can take the lead in establishing a cottage industry here. We have a large, fully equipped woodworking shop on site and wish to utilize this resource to the fullest. Our goal is to nurture talents and skills our guests and residents may possess and provide them with a small income as well as revenue for our mission. Please contact Judy for further details. Phone: (585) 232-3262. E-mail:

Web Sites

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Employment Wanted

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE FOR SOCIAL CONCERNS -- Seeks position involving helping educate parishioners on Catholic social teaching, cultivating interest in social concerns and awareness on policy and legislation, coordinating and networking with parish and outside groups, coordinating social concerns committee and advocacy for societal change. Candidate possesses knowledge of Catholic social teaching and theology, is member of social concerns committee and has graduate degree in public policy. E-mail:

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


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR YOUTH and young adult ministry, Archdiocese of Cincinnati. We are looking for a dynamic person to support, resource and train parish adult and youth leaders in the Cincinnati region of the archdiocese. Besides youth and young adult ministry competencies, this position calls for well-developed communication and presentation skills as well as program design and administrative abilities. Join a seasoned, dedicated and fun team of youth ministry professionals in an archdiocese with a national reputation for outstanding youth ministry. Our mission is to develop and support leadership for comprehensive youth ministry and young adult ministry. Equipping and empowering leaders for ministry is our passion. This position calls for a college degree, a minimum five years of ministry experience, training in comprehensive youth ministry and background in young adult ministry. The person filling this position must be a self-starter capable of independent initiative and a team player capable of effective collaboration. This is a full-time position with benefits. Position to be filled on or after June 1. Send resume, salary expectations and references to: Personnel Office, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. Phone: (513) 421-3131. Fax: (513) 421-6225.


DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Edgewood College is a small, private, Catholic liberal arts college in Madison, Wis. Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, Edgewood College is based on the Dominican Catholic tradition of liberal and professional education. Edgewood College invites applications for the position of director of campus ministry. Responsibilities include: provide leadership, vision and supervision for all campus ministry programs and services through which all students from the Catholic and other faith traditions may further their spiritual development, deepen their understanding and work toward the achievement of an adult appropriation of their faith. Qualifications: master’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology or related field required. Certification by the Catholic Campus Ministry Association strongly preferred. Minimum three years experience in ministry with Catholic college students or young adults. Screening is being done immediately until position is filled. Equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send a cover letter including your philosophy regarding campus ministry, resume, salary expectations and three references to: Edgewood College, Human Resources Department - CAMMIN, 1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, WI 53711. Fax: (608) 663-3295. Email: Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTER FOR MERRIMACTION -- Merrimack College, North Andover, Mass. The Grace J. Palmisano Center for Campus Ministry is seeking a dynamic individual for service and volunteer ministries. MerrimAction (Merrimack in Action) is an avenue through which students can engage in various volunteer opportunities that empower participants to embrace a lifelong commitment to recognize and change unjust structures that limit people’s option to succeed. The successful candidate will develop programs and supervise students in this faith-based program of volunteering and community service that has a special emphasis on the needs of the greater Lawrence area. Requirements: experience in pastoral ministry and master’s level training in Roman Catholic theology with an emphasis on service and social justice required. Lay, religious and ordained candidates are encouraged to apply. Merrimack College is an equal opportunity employer. For application information, visit our Web site: Or 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:


NATIONAL COORDINATOR -- Network, a national Catholic social justice lobby in Washington, D.C. Application instructions at Web site:

HIV/AIDS COORDINATOR OF SERVICES -- Sacred Heart Southern Missions seeks a qualified candidate for HIV/AIDS ministry. The role of HIV/AIDS coordinator of services includes education, pastoral and emotional support and networking with social service agencies in the northern Mississippi area. This position will also be responsible for facilitating support groups, coordinating internal and external resources and advocating for legislative support for persons living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in northern Mississippi. This position will be located in Walls, Miss. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related healthcare field or two years experience in a helping profession preferably counseling service, excellent communication skills a must. Sacred Heart Southern Missions is a Catholic organization serving the nine counties of northern Mississippi. A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package are offered. Please send resume and cover letter by May 24, to: Sacred Heart Southern Missions, PO Box 190, Walls, MS 38680. Fax: (662) 781-0842. E-mail:


VOLUNTEER SERVICE DIRECTOR -- Edmundite Missions Corps. Responsibilities include management of a faith-based volunteer service program located in Selma, Ala., and New Orleans; recruitment of full-time volunteers; service placement, orientation, supervision and evaluation; coordinating short term volunteer groups, fiscal oversight and budget management, planning, programming and editing the quarterly alumni newsletter. Qualifications: religious or Catholic layperson, ability to identify with and support the mission of the Society of St. Edmund with a primary focus on service to the economically disadvantaged. Strong organizational, management and communication skills with service or related experience preferred. Salary based upon experience. Benefits: health and dental insurance, room, board and access to a vehicle for ministry. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume, references and cover letter. Fax: (843) 881-7072. E-mail: Web site:

DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL MINISTRY -- An expansion of ministry within a large urban parish creates this exciting new position. The director will supervise and collaborate with the paid full-time heads of the departments: school K-eight, liturgy, parish life and religious education. An enthusiastic professional with a wide range of experience is required to lead this ministry. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic very familiar with the organizational structure of a parish. The director will serve as a member of the executive committee of the pastoral team. At a minimum, candidates must possess the academic qualifications and related degree (master’s/doctorate) of one of the disciplines listed above as they will be supervising like credentialed team members. Five-10 years of practical experience in a leadership position with demonstrated success is necessary. Must be willing to share the Good News at every opportunity, be positive, energetic and love being Catholic. Very competitive salary, full coverage of benefits. Please send your resume to: Search Committee, Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, 2532 Vermont N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110. Fax: (505) 298-0120.


DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION SOUGHT -- Catholic faith community with 2,500 families seek a full-time director of adult faith formation to build existing programs of RCIA, scripture study, returning Catholics and create new opportunities for faith enrichment. Candidate must be comfortable working in a multicultural environment while embracing the spirit of the USCCB “Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us.” The candidate will recruit and develop a team of volunteers to partner with in ministry and will also work side by side as a member of a pastoral team, especially with those who foster the faith formation of children, youth and families. Requirements: bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred, several years of experience in religious education and faith formation, practicing Catholic, good oral and written communications skills and computer literate. The position offers a competitive salary and full benefits package. Please send a cover letter, resume and three written references by June 1 to: Director of Adult Faith Formation Search Committee, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 8710 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309.

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:

ST. JUDE CATHOLIC CHURCH, a dynamic suburban parish in Redmond, Wash., is looking for a full-time pastoral assistant for faith formation. This position develops, implements and directs the pre-K through sixth grade faith formation programs for the parish, including sacramental preparation for Eucharist, reconciliation and CLOW. Required qualifications include bachelor’s degree in theology or related field, master’s degree preferred and catechetical certification; at least five years of demonstrated successful faith formation experience; active member of a Roman Catholic parish faith community; excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing; excellent interpersonal and relational skills. Salary in accord with archdiocesan guidelines. For application packet, call Judy Evers (425) 883-7685 ext. 110.

DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION -- St. Mary of Gostyn Parish, Downers Grove, Ill., seeks qualified individual to continue and further develop educational programs for adults in the parish. Position includes responsibility for RCIA, small Christian communities, “Christ Renews His Parish,” Bible studies, parish missions, grief ministry and adult parish library. Position begins Aug.16 and is a 10-month per year contract. Send resume or inquiries to: Fr. Thomas Paul. Fax: (630) 969-1259. 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.


MUSIC MINISTRY -- Our Saviour’s Catholic Community, Cocoa Beach, Fla. Full-time music director with knowledge of liturgy and planning rituals. Must oversee formation and training of choirs, have keyboard skills, vocal proficiency and knowledge of Catholic contemporary and traditional music. Community has 2,500 families, with school K-eight. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, including benefits. Send resume and information to: Frank Durso, 1860 Harbor Point Drive, Merritt Island, FL 32952-2819. Phone: (321) 459-0998. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC/ORGANIST for Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation. Full-time position in Shrine/parish of 900 families. Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in organ, piano and voice is required. Responsibilities include: two adult choirs, a children’s choir, funerals, weekly/weekday masses and Shrine services. Diocesan benefits available. Salary competitive. Send resume to: Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay St., Carey, OH 43316. Phone: (419) 396-7107. Fax: (419) 396-3355. Web site:

MINISTRY OF LITURGY AND MUSIC needed for full time position with benefits. Responsible for preparation and coordination of worship for 800-family community ( and continuing formation for liturgical ministers. Desired background includes strong knowledge of Vatican II and post-conciliar liturgical documents with competence in music ministry. Submit resumes to:

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:

MUSIC MINISTER -- Active parish in San Francisco Bay Area seeks competent, collaborative musician, pastoral minister as member of pastoral team. 5,000-family parish, more than 300 students in parish school; adult and children’s choirs; seven weekend Masses; pipe organ; Masses celebrated in English; vibrant ethnic mix in parish; cultural understanding essential; chant, traditional and contemporary repertoire; organ skills, knowledge of liturgy; experienced preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to Fr. Jeffrey Keyes, CPPS. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC-Full-or part-time director of music position available. Applicant needs to be proficient in playing piano and organ. Familiarity with sacramental life of the church and willingness to also work with children important. Contact: St. Michael Parish Search Committee, 345 Edwards St., Grand Ledge, MI 48837. Fax: (517) 627-1289. E-mail:

LITURGIST/MUSICIAN for 1,800-family parish. Prefer experience. Send resume to: St. Patrick Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, WI 54016. Phone: (715) 381-5120.

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.


ST. LABRE INDIAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS has the following openings for the 2004-2005 school year: K-five principal, high school English, middle school English, one elementary teacher, K-eight health and physical education. All positions require appropriate Montana certification. St. Labre offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including housing. We invite you to be a part of a unique mission to the Northern Cheyenne and Crow peoples. Contact: Russ Alexander, Director of School, Mission Road, Ashland, MT 59003. Phone: (406) 784-4560. E-mail:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- St. Thomas More, a progressive parish of 750 families in a university community seeks pastoral associate. Primary areas include coordination of liturgy, adult formation and youth ministry as well as liaison with other parish ministries. Spiritual depth, collegial sensitivity, flexibility and good communication skills needed. Graduate work in theology-related discipline and five or more years experience in pastoral ministry valued. Full-time position, $36,400 salary with benefits. Position will remain open until filled. Job description posted on parish Web site. Submit letter and resume to: Search Committee, St. Thomas More Parish, 108 McLean St., Iowa City, IA 52246. E-mail: Web site:


PRIESTS WANTED TO PREACH PARISH MISSIONS -- Stipend, travel and accommodations provided. Isaiah Ministries, Inc., now in its 20th year. Contact Dr. Gerry Downs. Phone: (888) 472-4241. E-mail:


RECRUITER FOR OVERSEAS MISSION -- Maryknoll Lay Missioners, a Catholic overseas mission program seeks a western regional recruiter to be based in San Francisco Bay area. Responsible for increasing pool of qualified applicants for service in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Full-time mission experience, preferably overseas; excellent communication skills; comfort with addressing groups; willingness to work out of home. Send resumes to: Susan Marble Cuthbert, PO Box 902, Marlboro, MA 01752. Phone: (888) 828-6623. Fax: (775) 201-5329. E-mail: Web site:


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.


DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL CONCERNS -- A full-time position will be available July 1 in a 2,000-family parish in Washington, D.C., suburbs. Required is a degree in social work and/or Catholic theology, to include a thorough knowledge of Catholic social justice theology. Responsibilities include leadership development in parish social justice ministry, establishing relationships and working with archdiocesan organizations, local social service agencies and interfaith organizations. The parish has a social justice tradition that includes St. Vincent de Paul Society, sister parish in Haiti and a wide variety of programs. Applicant must work collaboratively with pastor, associate pastor and a large parish staff, both professional and volunteer. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Send resume and references to: Social Justice Search Committee, St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, 12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. E-mail: Web site:


WASHINGTON THEOLOGICAL UNION, a Roman Catholic school of theology and ministry announces a full-time position as chairman of pastoral studies department, acting as an administrative officer and ordinary faculty, starting this fall. Teaching responsibilities include required and elective courses in pastoral studies, administrative responsibilities include oversight, promotion and development of pastoral studies programs and all aspects of the supervised ministry components of the MDiv and MAPS degrees. Applicants should possess an earned doctorate to teach courses in ministry, pastoral theology and/or pastoral care, possess pastoral experience, demonstrated excellence in training, commitment to teaching graduate students for ministry and competence in addressing crosscultural issues. First review of applicants is June 16. Send letter of application immediately with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation to: Office of the Dean, Washington Theological Union, 6896 Laurel St., N.W., Washington, DC 20012.


CATHOLIC FAITH COMMUNITY with 1,800 families seeks a full-time youth minister to guide its youth ministry program for junior and high school-aged youth. The program includes elements of faith formation, community building and social justice. The candidate will recruit and develop a team of youth and adults to partner with in ministry. Requirements: bachelor’s degree, several years experience in youth ministry, familiarity with the USCCB’s “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry,” practicing Catholic, good oral and written communication skills, computer literate and have a passion for enriching the faith lives of the parish’s young people. Position offers a competitive salary and a full benefits package. Deadline for applications is May 30. Please send cover letter, resume and two written references to: Director of Christian Formation, St. John the Apostle Church, 101 Oakcrest Manor Drive N.E., Leesburg, VA 20176. 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.

YOUTH DIRECTOR -- Medium-sized dynamic Catholic mountain parish near Vail, Colo., ski resort. Housing available and discounted ski pass. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Large, active parish seeks a full-time pastoral staff member to serve a growing ministry to teens. Responsibilities include religious formation for high school students, confirmation preparation, service projects and a youth liturgy. Minimum BA in theology or related field (MA preferable). Music skills a big plus. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to: Youth Ministry Search, St. Mary Parish, 20 Summer St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Phone: (508) 842-0899. Fax: (508) 842-9132. E-mail:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St Theresa’s Church, a progressive parish in Austin, Texas, is seeking a dynamic individual with experience to join our youth ministry/religious education team. Duties include developing and implementing a variety of catechetical, service and social programs for 250 middle school students and providing administrative support to the senior high youth ministry program. Practicing Catholic and experience required. Candidate should have good organizational, communication and administrative skills; be a self-starter and motivator. Salary based on education and experience. Send resume and cover letter by May 31 to: St Theresa’s, Attn: Youth Ministry Position, 4311 Small Drive, Austin, TX 78731. Phone: (512) 451-2940. Fax: (512) 453-6824. E-mail:

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