National Catholic Reporter

Updated January 21, 2005

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SPIRITUALITY for busy people in all walks of life. Check out: Or phone for a catalogue: (800) 782-2270.

FREE CHRISTIAN MEDITATION CATALOG -- 44 pages. Resources for newcomers to Christian meditation. Material for nurturing your practice of meditation. Teachings by John Main, OSB; Laurence Freeman, OSB; Bede Griffiths OSB; Thomas Keating, OCSO; and others. A rich source of materials including books, audio tapes, CDs, videos and music for the inward journey. Phone toll-free: (888) 673-8617. Or visit Web site: For more information about Christian meditation phone toll-free: (800) 324-8305. Or visit the World Community for Christian Meditation Web site:


MASTER OF DIVINITY -- distance learn and/or residential; bachelor through doctorate. Phone: (718) 698-0700. Web site:

 Graduate Studies

MA IN SERVANT-LEADERSHIP -- Viterbo University in scenic La Crosse, Wis., offers the MA in Servant-Leadership for lay-persons transforming the church and their community. This unique program is now available in a blended on-line and two-week summer format. Call Trevor Hall at 1-800-VITERBO or visit us at:


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

DESERT HERMITAGES. Newly constructed hermitages consisting of bedroom, sitting room, kitchenette, private patio, and desert views. Available for occupancy beginning in March 2005. Daily Eucharist. Meal option according to your needs. Information and reservations at Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Ariz. Phone: (520) 744-3400.Web site:

Houses of Prayer

DESERT HOUSE OF PRAYER. Quietness in the Sonoran Desert near Tucson, Ariz. Individuals desiring a closer walk with Jesus, 520-744-3825,


GRADUATE INTERNSHIP, Villanova University. Villanova University offers a two-year graduate campus ministry internship for those pursuing a graduate degree in the academic field of their choice. All applicants should be graduated from college by August 2004. Two years of general work and/or volunteer experience is preferred. Faith filled applicants are a must and need to be willing to share their journey of faith in God with others. Interns work and live in freshmen residence halls modeling, building, and living Christian community. They offer students opportunities to develop personally and spiritually through liturgy, service projects, retreats and evenings of reflection. Interns receive room and board, tuition remission, and a stipend. Deadline: February 15, 2005 .E-mail: or call: (610) 519-4088. Application/information is available through our 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:


ARE YOU TOUCHED BY MATTHEW 25:36? I need faithful Catholic writers to share the love of Christ with inmates on Death Row. 100% safe! You will be bringing Christ into the darkest of Dark places. Will you reach out in love to a Death Row Inmate? Please pray about writing a Death Row Inmate. You will be rewarded for sharing the love of Christ with these Poor souls! Contact: Michael Denson, Catholic Death Row Ministry, P.O. Box 1328, Howe, TX 75459. E-mail:

COMMUNICATION MINISTRY, INC. -- A dialogue on the relationship between personal sexuality, spirituality and ministry conducted for the purpose of building community among lesbians, gay and bisexual clergy, religious and their friends. For more information, please send inquiries to: CMI, PO Box 307, Glenn, MI 49416, or check our website:

Parish Missions

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


PILGRIMAGE Bethany Spirituality Center (Highland Mills, NY) pilgrimage to Italy. Bill Drobach, SA, Norene Costa, RJM; Catherine McIntyre, RJM. June 12-22. Rome, Montecassino, Subiaco, Assisi, LaVerna, Siena, Florence. Write, e-mail, call for special flier. Phone: (845) 460-3061 E-mail: Web site:

PILGRIMAGES WITH Fr. Thomas A. Kane, CSP -- “Greece and Turkey: In the Footsteps of Paul, John and Mary” with Bruce Nieli, CSP, June 6 to 18, 2005, $2999 from NYC. “Rome: A Pilgrimage into the Heart of Ignatius de Loyola” with Julio Giulietti, SJ, June 25 to July 2, 2005, $2149 from Boston. “Ireland: Exploring the Roots of Celtic Spirituality”, July 6 to 16, 2005, $2599 from Boston. Travel Arrangements by Catholic Travel Centre. For free brochure:

PILGRIMAGE TO THE WELSH BORDERS with Esther de Waal, April 28- May 7, 2005. A contemplative journey, Celtic and Benedictine, with space for silence and prayer; for secret hidden holy places as well as famous sites. Optional extension to Western Wales as space allows. Pilgrimage to Ireland, September, 2005. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 4220 Mercier, Kansas City, MO, 64111 Phone: 816-561-6855. E-mail: Website:

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGES, 2005/12-day: May 29-June 9 and September 17-28. 28 years of experience in Holy Land pilgrimages. Write for brochure: Fr. Mario DiCicco, O.F.M., Franciscan School of Theology, 1712 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709. E-mail:

WOMEN OF BIBLE LANDS with author Martha Ann Kirk, June 3-17, 2005. Phone: (210) 829-3854. Web site:


ORIENTATIONS AND TRANSITIONS -- a five-day program-experience for priests, male and female religious ages fifty to seventy-five, June 30-July 4, 2005 in San Antonio, TX, campus of Oblate School of Theology. Designed to address the expressed needs of many communities and dioceses. Components include inter-active conferences on the conscious transitions of aging, retirement, and personal salvation history. A daily schedule encourages time and space for personal prayer, reading, leisure, and Eucharist. Write/call: Orientations & Transitions: 334 W. Kings Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78212. Or call: (210) 822-8761. E-mail: or

SCHOOL FOR PRAYER AND SPIRITUALITY. A contemplative program, emphasizing the importance of spiritual study, prayer, and silence as the foundation for a sustained reflection on the spiritual implications of one’s life, relationships, communal commitment, and the ministerial expression that flows from this foundation. A four-week residential program, July 17-Aug. 12, 2005. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Ariz. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:


INTENSIVE 12-DAY Residential Spiritual Direction Workshop - integrates academic with experiential; focus upon the dynamics of spiritualization process in traditions of classic spiritual masters and contemporary authors. Twenty-three years experience. June 13-24, 2005, in San Antonio, TX, campus of Oblate School of Theology. In past, good mixture of lay, priests, religious participants from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, Philippines & U.S. Serves beginners, as well as seasoned directors. Write/call: Direction Ministries, 334 W. Kings Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78212. Or call: (210) 822-8761. E-mail: or

“ANTHONY DE MELLO: A Spiritual Legacy” -- Awareness (Chetana in Sanskrit) Retreats are a further development of the work of Anthony de Mello. Conducted by PJ Francis SJ, who succeeded de Mello as director of Sadhana Institute (India) and Liz Dillon, spiritual teacher (Ireland). For details visit or write to or call (574) 631-8552.

LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Spiritual direction and counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation in Sarasota, Fla. Phone: (941) 966-5933.

SAN DIEGO. The Spiritual Ministry Center, 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) 224-9444. 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:


SPRING SABBATICAL: May 3 - June 2, 2005, participants reverence their journey of the mature years, reflect on Sabbath time and celebrate life’s wisdom. For information or to register, please contact Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext.4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: web site:

FORMATION CONSULTATION SERVICES -- provides unique, flexible and holistic sabbatical programs within a nurturing small community atmosphere. Programs are tailored specifically to each participant’s needs. Program details are located on our web site: Our web site also offers a helpful selection of articles on formation for free downloading. Phone: (508) 234-6540.

SABBATICAL/RENEWAL TIME IN NEW ENGLAND - Genesis provides the perfect atmosphere for your Inner “Peacekeeping and Deepening of Contemplative Awareness.” Design your own sabbatical time according to your needs. Genesis retreats and workshops are available as desired. Contact: Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center, 53 Mill Street, 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

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:

BASIC SPANISH AND SACRAMENTAL PRACTICE for pastoral ministers, a practical and pastoral option for the time-stretched priest or religious who cannot get away or who does not have the inclination for a total immersion program but who nevertheless needs the basic skills and competency to be effective. July 17-Aug. 5, 2005. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Ariz. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

IMMERSION IN SPANISH LANGUAGE and culture courses, June 5-23, 2005 in Miami. Designed for religious, priests, deacons, seminarians and laity interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic ministry. Recommended for beginners. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 7700 S.W. 56th St., Miami, FL 33155. Phone: (305) 279-2333. E-mail:


THE THIRD ANNUAL Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice-”Make All Things New” is the theme for the March 11-14, 2005 - Washington, DC gathering addressing urgent global issues. Participants will examine U.S. policies regarding Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, global economic justice, global security, eco-justice and U.S. domestic issues. More information and registration at


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 - web site: Phone (518) 434-8861.

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:


STARTING A MISSION PROGRAM for full-time volunteers or lay missioners? Catholic Network of Volunteer Service (CNVS), a resource center for over 200 domestic and overseas lay volunteer mission programs, is hosting a Formation Workshop for groups discerning/planning the initiation of a volunteer program or for new staff of existing programs. Will explore all you need to know. Experienced facilitator. Excellent handout materials. Opportunity to network with like-minded persons. Date: March 10-13, 2005, in South Bend, IN. Workshop cost is $475; Lodging is $90. Attendance is limited to 20 persons per workshop. For information or a registration brochure, please contact: Nikki Shoemaker, CNVS Formation Workshop, 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 506, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912. Phone: (301) 270-0900, ext. 16. E-mail:


Employment Opportunities


THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF DALLAS, dedicated to serving our parishes and faith community, has the following position available for immediate placement: Associate Director for the Department of Catechetical Services. Responsibilities: master’s degree in theology, religious education or pastoral studies or equivalent; experienced in parish catechetical leadership minimum of five years; flexibility and ability to work as a team; bilingual in Spanish is strongly desirable; Catholic in good standing. Please send resume to: Search Committee, Attention: Department of Catechetical Services, P.O. Box 190507, Dallas, TX 75219.


GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS at the University of Dayton, a Catholic and Marianist University. GA’s work in campus ministry while pursuing a masters in theology or pastoral ministry. Serve undergraduates through spiritual and social programs, directing retreats, advising service clubs and faith/justice activities, and providing pastoral support. Tuition, stipend, and housing provided. Applications due March 1. Application at Or contact Crystal Sullivan, (937) 229-2574.


ST. CABRINI NURSING HOME, a 304-bed facility with an Adult Day Health Care Program, sponsored by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart, whose mission is to provide quality long term and short term care and rehabilitation services for the elderly, has an immediate opening for an Associate Chaplain. The position is part-time and temporary. Two units of CPE preferred. For consideration, please send/fax resume to: Fr. Edwin Robinson, OFM, Director of Pastoral Care, St. Cabrini Nursing Home, 115 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Fax (914) 693-1731.

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


THE DIOCESE OF COLORADO SPRINGS seeks a Director of Stewardship and Development, who will build, direct and coordinate comprehensive fund development programs for the diocese. Candidate will possess a BA in marketing, business administration non-profit administration or related field and five years of professional management experience in fund-raising. Prefer practicing Roman Catholic. Complete job description, wage and benefit information is available with application. No resumes will be considered without a completed application. Open until filled. Human Resources, The Diocese of Colorado Springs, 228 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903. For further information, call (719) 636-2345 or e-mail:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Voice of the Faithful, National Office, Newton, Mass. Voice of the Faithful, Inc. a rapidly growing grassroots Catholic lay movement committed “to provide a prayerful voice, attentive to the Spirit, through which the Faithful can actively participate in the governance and guidance of the Catholic Church”, and with over 30,000 members in 200-plus affiliates worldwide, is seeking an individual with strong administrative and leadership abilities for the position of Executive Director over VOTF national office functions and member services. Reporting directly to the nationally elected President, the executive director is responsible for the effective management, coordination, and integration of financial resources, staff support functions and personnel, and technical systems, to assure their alignment with the mission and goals of Voice of the Faithful, and specifically, with the national goals and priorities established by the elected leadership. He/she will do so working closely with the Board of Trustees, nationally elected officers, elected regional leadership, and a national representative council. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to provide effective leadership during a time of evolution of Voice of the Faithful. He/she must have an understanding of the mission and the goals of VOTF, a track record of successful leadership in a major regional or national organization, preferably non-profit, a strong financial and budgetary background, development (fund raising) experience and a collaborative management style. The position involves working with salaried staff professionals and volunteers. It is expected that the successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic committed to the goals of VOTF. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit for more information. Applicants should send a thorough summary of their job history and qualifications, along with salary history and job references to: Pat Myers, Future Management systems, Inc. 900 Cummings Center, Suite 214-U Beverly, MA 01915 or e-mail:


DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- The Office of the Word - Diocese of Crookston seeks a staff member as Director of Faith Formation to serve the lay formation program, oversee the certification process of catechetical leaders, and provide catechist formation. Position requires an MA in Pastoral Ministry or equivalent; appreciation of his/her Catholic faith; successful experience in related areas; excellent skills in organization, communication and collaboration; self-motivated, prompt, and professional. Salary/benefits negotiable. Send letter of interest, resume and 3 references to: Sr. Pat Murphy, PO Box 610, Crookston, MN 56716. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS FORMATION -- St. Albert the Great Newman Parish in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is seeking a fulltime person to serve as the Director of Religious Formation. St. Albert’s is vibrant and growing university parish that serves the student faith community of New Mexico State University in the “Land of Enchantment”. The Director of Religious Formation is responsible for directing religious education programs ranging from pre-school to OCIA including all sacramental preparation. As a member of the parish pastoral team, the director works with parishioners in developing religious education and faith sharing programs and also serves as a resource for the parish. An academic background in theology, religious education, or a related field is required as well as a sensitivity to cultural diversity. Must be a Roman Catholic who is an active member of a parish. Prior parish experience, especially in youth ministry, is preferred and a facility in Spanish is a plus. Send resume by March 15, to: Chuck Boehmer, St Albert the Great Newman Parish, 2615 South Solano, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001. E-mail: For further information call Chuck at 505-522-6202 or


LIVE PEACE, DO JUSTICE -- In L’Arche Washington, DC. People with and without developmental disabilities practice peacemaking by sharing daily life of work, prayer and holy leisure in interdenominational Christian community. Room, board, stipend, insurance, spiritual formation, professional trainings. Resume: L’Arche, PO Box 21471, Washington, DC 20009. E-mail:


BUSINESS MANAGER -- Call To Action, a national Catholic not-for-profit organization working for justice in Church and society. It seeks a Business Manager to administer the business affairs of the organization in the areas of finance, information technology and facilities and equipment management, including purchasing. The Business Manager reports to and works with the codirector in charge of business affairs. Experience with or interest in training to develop skills in accounting, information systems and facilities management. Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a commitment to Gospel values of justice and peace. Compensation: $35000 to $55000 depending on skills and experience. To apply, send resume and cover letter outlining experience related to this position. Please include a statement of salary requirements. Mail to: Call To Action, Attention: Sheila Daley, 2135 W. Roscoe, Chicago, IL 60618 or fax: (773) 404-1610.


A PART TIME POSITION is available at the Mercy Center in Colorado Springs, CO includes Mass and individual spiritual direction at the Center with optional Part-time in local parish to include sacramental ministry and related duties. Contact Tim Fogle, Executive Director at or (719) 633-2302.


GLENMARY HOME MISSIONERS seek a Pastoral Associate to collaborate with a Glenmary Pastor in providing leadership for a rural mission church in Swainsboro, GA . Interested persons must be a Catholic in good standing, have a master’s in theology, pastoral studies, or related field; missionary attitude; parish ministry experience. Fluency (reading, writing, speaking) in both Spanish and English absolutely necessary. Send resume and references to: Ms. Liz Dudas, 1312 Fifth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208-2726. Phone: (615) 256-1900. Fax: (615) 256-1902. E-mail:


SAINT GERTRUDE HIGH SCHOOL, Richmond, Virginia a Catholic, independent, college preparatory high school of 280 young women, owned and operated by the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia since 1922, seeks an energetic and collaborative President to carry on its strong tradition of academic excellence and faith development. This first President of Saint Gertrude will be a committed, practicing Catholic who will learn about and promote the Benedictine vision of Catholic education, be a strong leader with compelling vision, a team builder, possess exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrate successful experience in fundraising, marketing and financial management. A qualified candidate will hold a masters degree in an appropriately related field. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Preferred start date is July 1, 2005. Review of applications will begin February 7, 2005 and continue until position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest addressing requirements/skills listed above, resume and names, addresses and telephone numbers of five references, to Saint Gertrude High School Presidential Search, Catholic School Management, P. O. Box 4071, Madison, CT 06443-4071. Web site:

PRESIDENT -- Catholic Girls High School, Northwest Ohio. Notre Dame Academy (NDA), a Sisters of Notre Dame sponsored institution in Toledo, Ohio, is seeking a visionary leader for its Catholic, college preparatory all-girls high school. NDA has been recognized as a “Blue Ribbon School of Excellence” for its commitment to the holistic education of women of vision. NDA has more than 600 students, 50 exceptional faculty members, and an experienced administrative team. Additional information about NDA can be found at The President serves as the chief executive officer and is responsible for board relations, fund development, financial management, and strategic planning. The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic with a demonstrated commitment to Catholic education. Additionally, the candidate holds a master’s degree, has experience as a school administrator or comparable experience in another church-related ministry, and possesses institutional advancement and finance skills. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, please submit materials by January 31, 2005. Applicants may send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to John Lechman, Search Committee, 3837 Secor Road, Toledo, OH 43623. Fax: (419) 474-1336, or e-mail:


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS -- Archdiocese of Hartford. The Office of Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of Hartford is accepting applications for the position of elementary school principal for the 2005-2006 academic year. The Archdiocese of Hartford network of 66 Catholic elementary schools serves Hartford, New Haven and Litchfield Counties. The schools are Pre-K thru 8 and are accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Qualified candidates will be practicing Catholics, possess a master’s degree in educational administration (or its equivalent), be certifiable in the State of Connecticut and will preferably have at least three years of demonstrated experience in Catholic school administration. Please submit letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference and university credentials to: Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Schools, Archdiocese of Hartford467 Bloomfield Avenue Bloomfield, CT 06002.

HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL -- Principal, Fremont, CA. Holy Spirit Parish Catholic School is a K through 8th grade school located in the city of Fremont, in Alameda County. Holy Spirit School serves the cities of Fremont (including the Centerville and Mission San Jose areas), Newark, and Union City. Holy Spirit School enrolls 300 students with a professional staff of 18 and is fully accredited by WCEA/WASC. Holy Spirit School also provides before and after school Extended Care as well as a Pre-School which ensures a full Kindergarten class every year. Candidates for principal must be active practicing Catholics, possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential, or be enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program as well as have at least five years in Catholic educational teaching or administration. The candidate must be able to provide spiritual, administrative and educational leadership for the school, in addition to assuming responsibility for the day- to- day administration. Candidates are expected to take an active role as a member of the parish staff and work collaboratively with the Pastor and pastoral staff. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity and academic program are a must. Salary is based upon the Diocesan Scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance and Retirement. Applications should be completed by February 15, 2005. Send Letter of Intent and Request for Application to: Penny Pendola, Ed.D., Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Oakland, 2900 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610. Phone: (510) 893-4711. Fax: (510) 272-0725.

THE DIOCESE OF PENSACOLA-TALLAHASSEE is accepting applications for the position of Principal for the St. Paul Catholic School, Pensacola, Fla., 2005-2006 school year. Applicant must be practicing Catholic, possess master’s degree in school supervision/administration or equivalent certification, and have five years teaching experience preferably in Catholic school. Deadline January 31. Applications can be obtained from: Diocesan Office of Catholic Education, PO Drawer 17329, Pensacola, FL 32522-7329. (850) 435-3500.

PRINCIPAL WANTED, write Lumen Christi High School Principal Search Committee, P.O. Box 781, Jackson, Michigan 49204. E-mail: or check our website at

SAINT AMBROSE SCHOOL, Old Bridge, NJ seeking principal for the 2005/2006 school year. Fully accredited PreK to eighth grade (426 students) Please contact Rev. Charles Kelly, 96 Throckmorton Lane, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

PRINCIPAL -- St. Thomas More Catholic School, Baton Rouge, LA. St. Thomas More is a diocesan, Catholic elementary school with approximately 1,000 students (grades K through eight). STM is committed to continuing a 45-year legacy of excellence in religious and academic education in a nurturing environment that fosters self-discipline. St. Thomas More is seeking a highly qualified and energetic leader to serve as principal effective July 1, 2005. A candidate must be committed to the ideals of Catholic education. In addition, this spiritual and instructional leader must have outstanding interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills. An applicant must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a setting characterized by faculty collaboration and school community involvement. An applicant must be a practicing Catholic with a master’s degree who has a minimum of five years of teaching and/or school administrative experience, and who satisfies Louisiana State Department of Education requirements for administrative service in Catholic schools. Application materials and information about St. Thomas More School may be found at Completed application packets are due no later than February 22, 2005. Questions or requests for additional information may be directed to Dr. Greg Brandao, STM Administrator, phone: (225) 275-2820. E-mail:


DRE/YOUTH MINISTER. Parish needs person to continue vibrant total youth ministry program in a progressive area with a fast growing parish. Responsible for religious education preschool through grade 11, sacramental programs, jr. high and sr. high total youth ministry. Some knowledge of “Life Teen.” Work closely with pastor in coordinating RCIA and adult catechesis. Be assured that this is an excellent position with tremendous support from students and adults. Prefer at least five years experience, bachelor degree in theology/religious education and youth certification. Competitive salary and health benefit package. Interview required. Send resume: Search Committee, St. Rose of Lima, 1601 N. Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129.


SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY -- JustFaith Ministries, committed to justice formation/education and social ministry empowerment in parishes, seeks to hire staff member to join team in Louisville, KY. Responsibilities include oversight of skills development programs for JustFaith graduates and creation of effective strategies for engaging parishioners in justice work. Extensive experience in social ministry with theology degree preferred. Program development and writing skills required. Competitive pay and benefits. Send resume by February 15 to Jack Jezreel, 7406 Greenlawn Rd., Louisville, KY, 40222 or e-mail:


SUPERINTENDENT OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS -- The Archdiocese of San Antonio is seeking a superintendent of schools. The superintendent is responsible for providing vision and leadership for the 47 Catholic schools of the Archdiocese. The superintendent develops and administers Archdiocesan policies working collaboratively with principals, pastors, and Archdiocesan staff. Requirements: A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and knowledgeable in Catholic theology; a master’s degree in educational administration or the equivalent; at least five years experience in administration and management in a Catholic school; a background in financial management of schools; ability to work within a multicultural environment. Application packets will be accepted until February 1, 2005, or until the position is filled. For an application packet, contact Director of Human Resources, 2718 West Woodlawn, San Antonio, TX 78228, or e-mail For additional information regarding Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of San Antonio, see


UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS announces a three-year Tschoepe Chair of Homiletics to begin July 1, 2005. The professor will both teach and act as a resource to the local dioceses. Interested parties should submit by February 1, 2005 a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to: Search Committee, Tschoepe Chair of Homiletics, Institute for Religious and Pastoral Studies, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062. For more information about the IRPS, please visit our website at


ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT -- The Division of Student Affairs at DePaul University is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Vice president for University Ministry. The Associate vice president will provide comprehensive leadership and direction for the Department of University Ministry, which offers members of the university community an opportunity to integrate religious and moral principles with their academic study and nonacademic activities, thus integrating faith and life. The associate vice president will also lead in the development of a vision, mission and strategic plan to support and promote the pastoral care of all members of the university community at DePaul, both Catholic and non-Catholic. At DePaul, this leadership involves the assessment of student spiritual needs and the fostering of collaborative relationships with academic and non-academic university units, particularly in Student Affairs, to provide the development of resources, programs and services to meet these needs. The associate vice president facilitates the religious, ethical and practical spiritual development primarily of students, but also faculty and staff. The associate vice president also insures the integration of the urban, Vincentian and Catholic mission of the university in academic life by structuring a ministry program that supports our Catholic commitment to religious pluralism, faith-based service and the ethical dimensions of student life. Applicants must be Roman Catholic with a master of divinity degree or a degree that is closely related. A doctor of ministry degree or a Ph.D. in theology or a related field is preferred. Five years’ Catholic ministerial experience and three years’ administrative experience in a higher education context are required. Experience in a Catholic leadership position in campus ministry is also preferred. The applicant must have previous experience in ministry in higher education with demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty and academic areas. The applicant must have a credible portfolio of professional presentations, workshops and committee work related to ministry and must demonstrate excellent leadership, planning, administrative, organizational, budgetary, networking and collaboration skills as will as experience in fundraising. DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic university with an enrollment of more than 23,000 students. DePaul has over 150 undergraduate and graduate programs and seven campuses offering highly acclaimed academic programs. Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume no later than March 15, 2005 to: Ms. Katie Karp, ASP for University Ministry Search Coordinator, DePaul University, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Suite 1400 Lewis, 25 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604.


DIRECTOR OF YOUTH -- The Diocese of Saint Augustine, Florida seeks a director for Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Master’s degree in religious education, pastoral ministry, theology or related field desired. Parish or diocesan experience in youth/young adult ministry required. Resumes can be sent to Office of Christian Formation, 11625 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32258. E-mail:

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