National Catholic Reporter

Updated July 16, 2004

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Bed & Breakfast

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

Books & Tapes

BOOKS, VIDEOS, PROGRAMS on women’s spirituality. Phone: (703) 379-2487. Or visit: Or:

“FOG: An Analysis of Catholic Dogma”. How have the uses of fear, blind obedience and gloss contributed to today’s scandal in the Catholic church? Professor Garland Jaggers challenges Catholic hierarchy to revisit its dogma. $12.95 plus shipping and handling. G. Jaggers, 1739 Canton Blvd., Detroit, MI 48207.

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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:

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY -- designed to work with your current ministry. Two three-week sessions (January and June) on campus yearly, with guided independent study. Accredited. Concentrations in pastoral supervision, CPE, Hispanic ministry. For more information, contact: Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, TX 78216. Phone: (210) 341-1366. Web site:

Language Studies

INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH: Adult language instruction includes vocabulary for ministry. Small classes, multicultural setting, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

Parish Missions

PARISH MISSIONS-LITE MISSIONS: Do you want to make the Eucharist the center of your parish life? “Life In The Eucharist” can help bring life to your Eucharists and Eucharist to your life. Our programs can be tailor-made to meet your needs. We are happy to work with your liturgical and catechetical ministers. Lay teams are ready to serve your parish. Please contact the Center for Eucharistic Evangelizing: (713) 661-3958. E-mail: Web site:

MISSIONS/RETREATS -- Numerous topics offered by Oblates of St. Francis de Sales and colleagues. DeSales Resources and Ministries, Fr. John Graden, director: (800) 782-2270. Web site:

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:

EXPERIENCE BEAUTIFUL IRELAND with Fr. Chuck, Oct. 7-16. $2549.00 from Atlanta. Phone: (334) 774-6826. E-mail:

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:


EVENSONG BY THE SEA Retreat & Spirituality Center on Cape Cod. Open Oct. 15-April 30. Individual retreats, guided retreats, small private groups. Phone toll-free: (800) 455-0247. 2004-2005 schedule at:

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, The Religious of the Sacred Heart, 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:


WINTER SABBATICAL -- Jan. 3-Feb. 3, 2005. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation in this Southern California garden oasis. For information or to register contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail:

INN-TERRA: Eco-spirituality Sabbatical Program, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho. Aug. 13 - Nov. 16, featuring Diarmuid O’Murchu, MSC and Paula Gonzalez, SC. A time of reflection with earth’s story and our story. Includes silent, directed retreat. Contact: Spirituality Ministry, HC3 Box 121, Cottonwood, ID 83522. Phone: (208) 962-3224. 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:

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:


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

NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH OF AMERICA -- Inclusive, affirming, valid orders. Distance-learning seminary. Holy orders without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status. Varied ministries. Phone: (518) 434-8861. Web site:

STUDY ONLINE FOR valid Holy Orders in Apostolic Succession:

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


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

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR of Capuchin Youth and Family Ministry (CYFM) in Garrison (Hudson Valley), N.Y. We seek an applicant who can serve as assistant to the director, join a vibrant team of lay and religious youth and family ministers and help expand our youth and family ministry among Hispanic communities. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, knowledge of church teachings, ability to work collaboratively with youth and adults, good organizational skills. Experience and training in youth and/or family ministry and willingness to work with a flexible schedule required. Salary commensurate with experience; full benefits. Send resumes to: Tom Brinkmann, PO Box 192, Garrison, NY 10524. E-mail:

THE DIOCESE OF ERIE, Pa., is seeking a regional associate director of religious education. Work in a collaborative department to meet the religious education needs of approximately 50 parishes in beautiful western Pennsylvania. Must be a self-starter, able to work at a distance from the central office; considerable travel in rural areas. Primary responsibilities: supporting parish leaders, fostering training and participating in religious education self-study process. Master’s preferred (college teaching possible). Start: August. Send resume by July 23 to: Joseph Streett, Diocese of Erie, PO Box 10397, Erie, PA 16514.


CAMPUS MINISTER -- The College of Mount St. Joseph is accepting applications for the position of campus minister. The campus minister is responsible for the development of activities and programs that promote the formation of our faith community on campus with special emphasis on retreat, liturgical and small-group faith-sharing ministry. Equal opportunity employer. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Office of Human Resources, College of Mount St. Joseph, 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, OH 45233-1672. Or by e-mail to: For a complete job description and qualifications, please visit Web site:


CHAPLAIN SOUGHT for Catholic student center serving Rice University and the schools of the Texas Medical Center. Catholic priest with permission of superior, knowledge of bioethics, campus ministry experience. Works in collaboration with the center director, a Dominican sister, in a broad-based campus ministry guided by the principles of “Empowered by the Spirit.” Resume to: Human Resources, Diocese of Galveston-Houston, PO Box 907, Houston, TX 77001.

CATHOLIC PRIEST CHAPLAIN. Mercy Medical Center, Centerville, Iowa, a 60-bed, rural hospital, has an immediate opening for a full-time Catholic priest chaplain. The successful candidate will contribute to the spiritual, emotional, sacramental and liturgical needs of the patients, families and staff. Seeking an individual who can articulate the role of pastoral care to an interdisciplinary team of professionals; possessing excellent communication, interpersonal and spiritual assessment skills; offering a compassionate pastoral presence and the ability to work well in a crisis. Qualifications include ecclestiacal endorsement and approval, minimum of one unit of clinical pastoral education and one year of hospital experience. Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits including a generous PTO package and excellent continuing education program. Centerville is a relaxed, progressive community located in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Iowa, near 14,000-acre Lake Rathbun. Recreational opportunities include: sailing, boating, fishing and hunting. Interested candidates, please forward resume to: Mercy Medical Center, Human Resources Department, One St. Joseph’s Drive, Centerville, IA 52544. Phone: (641) 437-3435. Fax: (641) 437-3304. Web site:

CHAPLAIN -- QueensCare is seeking part time or full-time Catholic priest to join the pastoral care division of QueensCare. Chaplain would provide pastoral care for Catholic patients in the Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, assist with noon Masses at the hospital and have some on-call responsibility. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Applications from retired priests are welcome. Compensation would include salary and could include some meals. QueensCare is a faith-based nonprofit that provides innovative health services in the multicultural communities of Los Angeles County. Send resume to: Rebecca O’Neill, Director of Human Resources, 1300 N. Vermont, No. 706, Los Angeles, CA 90027. Fax: (323) 953-9979. Or e-mail to: Please visit our Web site at:

CERTIFIED CHAPLAIN WANTED for full-time position at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Fla. Sacred Heart is a member of Ascension Health and consists of a 449-bed acute-care hospital. Benefits include competitive salary paid time off and retirement package. Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. Please fax resume to: (850) 416-6740.

PRIEST CHAPLAIN, Austin, Texas -- SETON Healthcare Network is seeking priest chaplains for network of five acute hospitals that include Brackenridge Hospital, Level II Trauma Center, Children’s Hospital of Austin. Minimum qualifications are four CPE units are required. Bilingual in English/Spanish is strongly preferred. Current ecclesiastical endorsement from the bishop of the Diocese of Austin. Current certification with either the National Association of Catholic Chaplains or the College of Chaplains is required within six months of employment with SETON. At least one year of service in a hospital environment or similar institution is also required. SETON is an equal opportunity employer. If interested, please mail formal resume to: 1201 W.38th Street, Austin, Texas 78705. Fax: (512) 380-7524. E-mail: An official Seton HealthCare Network application is available:


PROGRAM COORDINATOR -- Jesuit Volunteers International (JVI), a value-driven social justice organization seeks a program coordinator to assist implement activities in the formation of volunteers from their initial inquiries through return to the United States. The program coordinator plays a key role in implementing and evaluating JVI’s direct-service programs to client countries. The program coordinator reports to the director of programs and services. Salary range in low 30s. Medical and retirement benefits. Position located in Washington, D.C. Submit cover letter, resume and three references electronically to: For more details visit:


ASSOCIATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR -- Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace movement, is seeking an associate development director with excellent communication skills, computer proficiency, fundraising experience and knowledge of peace and justice issues. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of the development plan and must be able to work in a dynamic team environment. Requirements include: excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and deadlines, self-motivation, sense of humor, and a desire to promote the philosophy of Pax Christi. Computer literacy, grant writing and grant application experience are necessary. Some traveling will be required. Pax Christi USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send résumé and salary history to: Pamela R. Saraceno, Pax Christi USA, 532 W. Eighth St., Erie, PA 16502. Phone: (814) 453-4955 Fax: (814) 452-4784. For more information on Pax Christi USA, please visit


DIRECTOR, ONGOING FORMATION in Ministry, Archdiocese of Chicago. This individual will assess and analyze the formation needs of persons ministering in the Archdiocese of Chicago and in collaboration with the director of ongoing formation for priests, will design comprehensive and systematic programs that foster the continued growth of ministers (clergy and non-clergy) in the archdiocese. Must be a practicing Catholic with a MA in pastoral theology, background in adult formation/education; a minimum of five years in pastoral experience at the parish/church level; five years experience in designing, administering and/or implementing successful adult education programs in ministry at the (arch)diocesan and/or college levers. Resumes should be sent to: Archdiocese of Chicago, Human Resources, PO Box 1979, Chicago, IL 60690-1979. Or fax to: (312) 751-5345.

DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS -- The Diocese of St. Petersburg, Fla. has an immediate opening for a full-time director of community relations. The director will provide leadership in developing and promoting the positive message of the local Catholic diocese and its ministries. Included in these responsibilities will also be the planning, publication and distribution of calendars, directories, press releases, on-going media relations, advertising and marketing diocesan activities. Candidates must be active members of the Roman Catholic faith; have excellent written and verbal communication skills, have an effective working knowledge of planning and implementing major projects, events and campaigns. Candidates must also have a at least a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a related field, five years of broad, relevant professional experience with department director level leadership positions. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Resumes and cover letters should be submitted immediately to the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200.

DIRECTOR -- Hand in Hand Ministries, an international social services organization that seeks to make Christ present in the world through service to the poor, seeks a director to administer the Living with Hope Outreach Center, Belize City, Belize, a new, nonresidential care facility for children up to six years of age infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. It will be the first center of its type in Belize and the position requires a two- to three-year commitment. The director, in consultation with a nurse, will design and implement programs, supervise a staff of five plus volunteers, oversee the budget and report to the director of programs in Belize. Qualifications include a love of children, experience in a related field, a strong faith base and strong administrative skills. Knowledge of caring for HIV/AIDS children is a strong asset, but a willingness to educate oneself and experience with special needs children may suffice. A master’s degree in a related field is helpful but not required. Respond before July 15 by e-mailing a resume to: And: You may also mail: Wayne Fowler, Executive Director, Hand in Hand Ministries, 3729 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY, 40218.


ECUMENICAL WORKER -- The Glenmary Home Missioners are seeking an Ecumenical Worker to foster reconciliation between Catholics and evangelicals, primarily in the Southeastern United States. Must be committed Catholic (lay, ordained, or religious); well trained in Catholic history and theology; at least a master’s degree in theological studies; experienced in ecumenism; and at least two years professional ministry experience. Office in Nashville, Tenn. Extensive traveling required. Professional salary and benefits. Send resume to: Ecumenical Worker Search Committee, 1312 Fifth Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37208


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEWARDSHIP -- The diocese of St. Petersburg, Fla. has an immediate opening for a full-time Executive Director of its Office of Stewardship. The executive director’s role is to unify, coordinate, and promote the Diocesan Stewardship efforts in accord with the U.S. Bishops’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship and to provide leadership, management and supervision of the Diocesan Stewardship Department, the Bishop’s Annual Pastoral Appeal, the Diocesan Foundation and planned giving programs, the Office of the Propagation of the Faith and the Diocesan Community Relations Office. Candidates must be active members of the Roman Catholic faith; possess at least a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a related field, five years of broad, relevant professional experience with leadership positions in a diocesan or comparable major nonprofit organization and experience in marketing and fundraising. Candidates must also have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to plan, communicate wand manage effectively. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Resumes and cover letters should be submitted immediately to the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: National Association of Catholic Chaplains, not-for-profit national organization seeks executive director with collaborative style to lead membership organization of professional Roman Catholic chaplains. Thorough understanding of chaplain education and practice required. Candidate must be a member of the Roman Catholic church in good standing with a thorough understanding of current theology, ecclesiology, spiritual and sacramental practices within the church. Experience in administrative leadership, business management and development; strong interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships with a broad spectrum of related professionals, ecclesial leaders and potential financial donors essential. Qualified applicants submit letter of application, resume and salary expectations by July 30 to: Search Committee, NACC, PO Box 070473, Milwaukee, WI 53207-0473. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Our Lady of Grace Church, a large suburban parish in West Babylon, Long Island, N.Y., is seeking two full-time directors of faith formation to work collaboratively with parish staff including present DRE. Responsibilities of the three formation directors include grades one-eight, sacramental preparation and adult formation. Experience of family-centered approach, lectionary-based catechesis and faith formation that includes but goes beyond education is preferred. Openness to new models to meet the contemporary needs of families required. Salary is negotiable commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full job description available upon request. Send resume and references by July 10 to: Rev. Larry Duncklee, Our Lady of Grace Church, 702 Albin Ave., West Babylon, NY 11704. Fax to: (631) 587-1427. E-mail at: FR.LARRY@OURLADYOFGRACE.NET


HR/STUDENT SERVICES -- Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, the largest U.S. Catholic graduate theology school, seeks a talented, dedicated individual for a multi-faceted position at this fast-paced organization. As human resources manager administer employee benefits, policies/procedures, worker’s compensation, insurance, retirement plans, employee relations, compensation, performance reviews, HRIS and coordinate recruitment/hiring. Also coordinate student housing, insurance, parking and services for a student body of 500. Bachelor’s degree with three-four years human resources experience required. Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision-making skills and commitment to the institutional mission needed. Computer skills (MS Word) a must. E-mail letter and resume to: Visit:


THE BASILICA OF SAINT MARY, co-cathedral for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, is seeking to fill a newly created full-time music position as Coordinator of Contemporary/World Music. The candidate will be well versed in contemporary and world music; will possess good piano skills; and will have great comfort working with youth and young adults. In corporation with the entire liturgical team, the candidate will be responsible for the music of three of the six Sunday celebrations of the Eucharist; will establish and direct several musical groups/choirs; will be the liturgical/musical liaison with the learning department; and will assist with the overall liturgical and musical needs of the Basilica. Please send you resume and three references to: Johan M. J. van Parys, PhD, Director of Liturgy and the Arts, P.O. Box 50010, Minneapolis, MN 55405. For a job description and further information send your inquiry to:

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR liturgy and music -- Holy Family Parish, Kirkland Wash., a community of 2,200 households is seeking a full-time creative director of music and liturgy. Responsibilities include liturgy planning, coordination of all music programs, choral directing and training of liturgical ministers. Applicant should have three-five years parish experience; current theology and liturgical background in the spirit of Vatican II; and proficiency in organ, piano and voice. Also needs good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively. Salary and benefits in accord with archdiocesan guidelines. Send resume and references to: Holy Family Search Committee, 7355 120th Ave. N.E., Kirkland, WA 98033

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Full-time position available October. Responsibilities include preparing, coordinating and developing the liturgical prayer life of the motherhouse community; acting as a liturgical and musical resource for congregational events, Sansbury Care Center and St. Catharine College; developing and promoting outreach activities for churches in surrounding counties. Qualifications: Applicant should have a thorough knowledge of and love for Roman Catholic liturgy, a BA or MA in music/liturgy or equivalence, a minimum of five years experience in liturgical leadership, strong keyboard accompaniment skills, the ability to collaborate with diverse groups, desire to work with women religious. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Complete job description available upon request. Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine, 2645 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061. Phone: (859) 336-9303. Resume and references to Lynn Fenwick at:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Church of St. Pius X, Rochester, Minn. Full-time position for Catholic parish of 1,450 families. Responsibilities include coordinating music for five weekend Masses, directing two adult choirs and one children’s choir, overseeing preparation of all parish liturgies, recruiting and training liturgical ministers. Seeking candidate with strong keyboard skills and experience in Roman Catholic liturgy. Degree in liturgy/music preferred. Competitive salary plus benefits. Send resume to: Denise DeRienzo, Administrator for the Church of St. Pius X, 1315 12th Ave. N.W., Rochester, MN 55901. Phone: (507) 288-8238.


LAY MISSIONARIES -- Lay Mission-Helpers Association seeking teachers, nurses, administrators, computer techs, and so forth. To serve overseas missions for three years. Airfare, monthly stipend, medical insurance provided. E-mail: Apply online at Web site:


PART-TIME NURSE CASE MANAGER -- L’Arche in Washington, D.C. seeks part-time RN who wishes to work with adults with developmental disabilities in a faith community setting. Will supervise delegated nursing functions, oversee medical care, conduct training for two homes serving nine adults. Must be licensed in D.C. At least one year nursing experience in community health and/or care of developmentally disabled adults desired. Start December. Resume to: L’Arche, PO Box 21471, Washington, DC 20009. Phone: (202) 232-4539 ext.14. E-mail:


GLENMARY HOME MISSIONERS seek a pastoral associate to collaborate with a Glenmary pastor in providing leadership for a small, rural mission in Owingsville, Ky. Interested persons need a master’s in theology, pastoral studies or related field; missionary attitude; parish ministry experience. Some Spanish language skills preferable. Send resume and references to: Ms. Liz Dudas, 1312 Fifth Avenue N., Nashville, TN 37208-2726. Phone: (615) 256-1900, ext. 111. Fax: (615) 256-1902. E-mail:


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:

MOST HOLY NATIVITY CATHOLIC CHURCH in Rio Rico, Arizona, with 640 registered families and growing is in need of a pastor. English is the dominant language, however, the pastor should have a working knowledge of Spanish and be culturally sensitive to families, many of whom hail from Mexico and other states. Rio Rico is a community of 10,000 people located approximately one hour south of Tucson, Arizona. The parishioners are willing to do whatever is needed to make their parish a viable, faith-filled Christian community. Interested priests should send a letter of introduction and a resume to: Mrs. June Kellen, Chancellor, Diocese of Tucson, P. O. Box 31, Tucson, AZ 85702-0031.


HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL, pre-K-seven, in El Dorado, Ark., seeks elementary principal. E-mail resumes to Office of Catholic Schools, Vernell Bowen: Phone: (501) 664-0340, ext. 321.


FAMILY RETREAT PROGRAM SPECIALIST -- Circle Lake Retreat, Diocese of Galveston-Houston, Texas, seeks program specialist to develop and implement family retreats on beautifully landscaped 45-acre property in the piney woods north of Houston. Position requires flexible schedule, including weekends and some holidays. Requirements: BA or equivalent, two years experience in programming/program development, experience working with families/individuals in a retreat setting and experience developing volunteers. Position open until filled. Inquiries to: Program Specialist, Human Resources, PO Box 907, Houston, TX 77001-0907. E-mail:


TEACHER -- Catholic school seeking teacher, K-six, certified, master catechist. Equal opportunity employer. Send resume to: Director, PO Box 24667, Gates Mills, OH 44124.


DIOCESE OF EL PASO, Texas, seeks director of youth and young adult ministry. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years experience in youth ministry. English and Spanish fluency required. Send resume and references as soon as possible to: Moderator of the Curia, 499 St. Matthews, El Paso, TX 79907.

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Parish of 600 families seeks person to continue vibrant total youth ministry program for grades nine through 12; also responsible for confirmation program (grade 10) and social program for grades six through eight. Parish expects a collaborative minister who communicates well and is capable of coordinating and training large volunteer group. Prefer experience in youth or pastoral ministry as well as bachelor degree and youth certification. Salary range is: $35,000 to $38,000 including health benefit package. Interview required. Send resume: Human Resources, Holy Family Catholic Community, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown, MD 21769.

FULL-TIME, 11-MONTH POSITION -- Youth ministry coordinator (high school, junior high) needed to lead collaborative ministry for two parishes: St. Laurence (800 families), St. Paul’s Newman Center (400 families), Laramie, Wyo., in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Minister will work closely with a commission and leadership team as well as pastoral staffs. Preferred: experience in youth ministry, very familiar with “Renewing the Vision,” BA in youth ministry or related field. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Phone: (307) 745-5461. Send resume and references to:

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY -- St. Boniface Catholic Church of Waukee, Iowa is located in the Des Moines metro area. We are a growing parish of 700 households. It is a full-time position working primarily with high school youth and young adults. For information, write: Fr. Vince Rosonke, St. Boniface Church, 1200 Warrior Lane, Waukee, IA 50263. Or phone: (515) 778-9370.

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St. Joseph Catholic Church, a parish of 1,500 families in Ponchatoula, La., is seeking a full-time coordinator of youth ministry for grades seven-12. Responsibilities include planning and implementing a Comprehensive youth ministry program using “Life Teen” as the primary model and incorporating religious education and confirmation preparation for high school youth. Other duties include recruiting and working with adults; developing youth leadership; and drawing young people into the life, mission and work of the faith community. Youth ministry certification or a commitment to obtain certification is required. Candidate should also have youth ministry experience, a bachelor’s degree and a commitment to his/her own spiritual growth. Competitive salary and benefits. Please submit a resume, a short statement of your vision of youth ministry and a letter of reference by July 24 to: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Attn: Youth Minister Search Committee, PO Box 368, Ponchatoula, LA 70454.

A VIBRANT, NEW JERSEY Catholic community seeking innovative, creative, faith-filled, energetic, inspirational leader as a full time pastoral associate for youth ministry. This individual will serve a well-established youth ministry program for junior high and high school students in a dynamic, growing parish of approximately 3,000 households. Knowledge and experience with “Renewing the Vision” a comprehensive model of youth ministry, along with a BA in theology preferred. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Please send resume to: Youth Ministry Search Committee, Catholic Community of St. Matthias, 168 JFK Blvd., Somerset, NJ 08873. Or e-mail:

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