National Catholic Reporter

Updated February 18, 2005

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ADDICTIONS SPECIALIST and licensed psychotherapist/pastor leads April, 2005, Midwest retreat for 12 Step/recovering clergy across USA. Contact: NCR Classifieds, Dept. LAMV, P.O. Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281.


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


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,

Language Studies

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

Parish Missions

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


PILGRIMAGE 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. lease register by March 1. Phone: (845) 460-3061 E-mail: Web site:

WOMEN OF BIBLE LANDS with author Martha Ann Kirk, May 20-June 1. (210) 829-3854.


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:

Renewal Programs

BERAKAH: A Place of Blessing, offers “A Time of Blessing,” a four- to eight-month renewal program as well as accommodations for shorter, personalized programs for women religious and all women who are seeking to foster deeper fidelity to self, God and world. Components: variety of prayer experiences, contemplative space, scriptural and theological input, opportunity for spiritual direction and/or growth counseling, creative leisure in a community setting. Renewal sessions: late August to mid-December and mid-January to mid-May. Some programs could be designed during these months to meet individual needs. Inquiries: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263-3817. Phone: (603) 435-7271. Fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail: Web site:


LENTEN RETREATS -- Ecumenical Holy Week Retreat. Private, group, guided. Evensong by the Sea, Retreat & Spirituality Center on Cape Cod. Phone toll-free: (800) 455-0247. See our Web site for details:

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.

ENCOUNTER WITH SILENCE Manresa Retreat House, Michigan July 17-24, 2005. “Famous Retreat” Dorothy Day called “Bread of the Strong”. Silence, meditation, prayer. Private rooms, $295.00 Contact Michael Hugo, Phone: 847-920-2537.

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:

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.

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

SPANISH IMMERSION in Guatemala. Homestay and voluntary work.

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:

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:


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:


Employment Opportunities


DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Seeking full-time Director of Campus Ministry to join staff of three in a University parish setting. Position includes outreach and Catholic community development for Drake University residential campus. 3200 students, 800 Catholics. Qualifications: Master of Theology or related field. Prior experience preferred. Begin July 2005. Competitive salary and benefits. Send letter of application discussing qualifications and interest, resume and names and addresses of three references to: Search Committee, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Student Center, 1150 28th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50311.

CAMPUS MINISTER -- San Domenico School is a pre-K through 12th independent, Catholic, Dominican school located in San Anselmo, California. The Campus Minister works in partnership with the Director of Campus Ministry in the areas of liturgy, retreat planning, faith formation and service learning. Classroom teaching responsibilities may also be assigned as needed. This is a full-time contract position beginning in August of the 2005-2006 academic year. Application deadline is February 25th. For more information about the position and application process please contact the Director of Campus Ministry, Craig Horning, at (415) 258-1962 ext. 1. Or e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY: Full-time position provides for ministerial needs of students at Miami University of Ohio through programming, listening and presence. St. Mary’s Catholic Campus Ministry is a well-established program that provides many opportunities for college students to learn more about a God of love and joy; to become involved in parish ministries, Christian outreach, and mission opportunities in the United States and Central America; and to deepen their faith life through prayer, retreats and interaction with other students and the members of a vital parish community of 700 families. Expected starting date is summer, 2005. Salary commensurate with education and experience. To read a more detailed description of the position and full details regarding the application process, visit the parish web site at and click on to the Campus Ministry Job Description link.

CAMPUS MINISTER: St. Monica - St. George Parish/Newman Center has a second full time campus minister position available. This person would be part of an eight-member Pastoral Team, ministering in a diverse, urban parish that is the Newman Center for the University of Cincinnati. Primary responsibilities include: organizing retreats, social and educational programs; out reach to the university, involvement with University personnel and programs. 10 or 12 month position. Salary based on diocesan guidelines. A Master’s degree in related area and experience preferred. Position available as of August 1, 2005. Apply by March 20. Send letter/resume to: Fr. Al Hirt, OFM, St. Monica - St. George, 328 W. McMillan St. Cincinnati, OH 45219


CHAPLAIN - ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST. Saint Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw, MI - Member of Ascension Health and the Daughters of Charity - a 268 bed, acute-care, high acuity facility, is seeking a full-time, Roman Catholic Priest-Chaplain to join our pastoral care team. Responsibilities include: providing pastoral support to patients, families and staff; ethics consultations; and sacramental ministry, including liturgy. Position requires ecclesiastical endorsement, a minimum of two units of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education), CPE certification preferred, with a year of hospital experience. Competitive wages and low cost benefits provided. Interested persons should fax their resume to the Saint Mary’s Human Resources Department: 989-776-7743 or feel free to call 989-776-8290. To learn more about Saint Mary’s, please visit our website:


DIOCESAN REGIONAL COORDINATOR (Office of Faith Formation) for three vicariates of the Central Region. Charlotte Diocese seeks person with a master’s degree in Religious Ed/allied field, five years of demonstrable successful experience in parish/diocesan work. Well-rounded in catechist formation skills. Collaborative. Sensitive to cultural minorities. Good written/oral communication skills. Spanish a plus. Application deadline March 18th.Please send resume, salary requirements and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Cris V. Villapando 1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC 28203 Tel (704)370-3246. For copy of Job Description, email


DIRECTOR OF INTERGENERATIONAL FAITH FORMATION The Team Parishes of Webster County, Iowa (Fort Dodge area) are searching for a Director of Intergenerational Faith Formation, effective, July 1, 2005. Qualifications: Catholic; preferably completed a Master of Arts in Religious Education or similar theological study; possesses commitment to further spiritual growth; exhibits leadership ability and excellent communication and organizational skills. Duties: Developing, organizing and implementing intergenerational Faith Festivals and sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation. Send resume and references by March 15, 2005 to: Fr. Ed Girres, PO Box 994, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Phone: (515) 573-3616. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- The vibrant community of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Buford, Ga. (suburb of NE Atlanta) is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education to oversee our Adult Formation, Lifeteen, Middle and Elementary religious education and youth programs. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic and have a Masters Degree in Religious Education with 3-5 years of experience OR previous parish experience as a Director of Religious Education. An understanding and application of Vatican II theology is required. Spanish proficiency is a plus. Our growing parish of 2700-plus families needs a creative, spirited, and flexible person to support the thirst of our Catholic community in North Georgia as we begin to build a new church with educational facilities. Full benefits available. We welcome you to submit your resume and references by March 1, 2005. to Search Committee for DRE, Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 4300 South Lee St., Buford, GA 30518, Fax: (770) 945-4599.


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/DIGNITY USA -- DignityUSA, the national association for GLBT Catholics and allies, seeks a full-time, results-oriented Executive Director to manage small D.C. office. Seeking fundraising, public and member relations, staff and volunteer management expertise. Prefer three to five years in general management of a membership organization. Competitive salary and benefits. Equal opportunity employer. See for information and to apply; or send resume by March 4, to:


DIOCESE OF DES MOINES seeks Diocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation. Successful candidate will respond to the needs of parishes to promote and support adult faith formation. Requires working knowledge of magisterial documents in addition to “Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us” and the “General Directory of Catechesis”. Active Roman Catholic with proven pastoral skills; experience coordinating programs; proven ability to recruit, train, resource adults and volunteers. Flexible, computer literate, ability to work with others. Requires a M.A., M.Div. or equivalent plus three to five years experience. Submit resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, 601 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309-2501, or Application deadline 02/18/2005. Visit our website at

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION: A relatively young and growing southern New England parish of 1,300 families is seeking an experienced director of faith formation programs for children, youth and adults. Our priority is religious formation based on participation in the Eucharist and active involvement of all participants in the planning, development and conducting of programs. Requirements: BA, several years of experience in directing faith formation programs, good oral and written communication skills, computer literate with the ability to involve, lead and motivate volunteers. Please send resume to: Fax: 860-669-9052 or e-mail:


FUNDRAISER: Comboni Lay Mission Program seeks part-time fundraiser. Help with grant proposals, mass mailings, special events; donor database. Good writing and computer skills, fundraising experience, and preferably overseas mission experience. Send cover letter and resume to:


TEAM MEMBERS, Hospice St. Joseph, Port-au-Prince, Haiti-Two team members sought for three-year commitment working collaboratively in a ministry of hospitality, service and presence to the poor of Haiti. Hospice functions as a guesthouse, clinic, short-term residence for sick from the countryside. Opportunities for service in a variety of areas: clinic, programming for women and children, coordinating guesthouse, grant writing, finances, all facets of running facility. Computer knowledge (WORD, EXCEL), ability to learn Haitian Creole, ability to work within a team model and sense of humor “important.” Benefits: cross cultural training (Maryknoll or similar program), room and board, medical insurance coverage, and monthly stipend. Interested persons send letter of intent, two letters of recommendation- one from most recent employment, resume to: Geri O’Hare 633 Cedar Lane Morton, PA 19070. Phone: (215) 590-6125. E-mail: Web site:


CARITAS VEHICLE SERVICES is seeking two very unique individuals as our liaisons in the New England /southeastern NY and mid-western (Chicago/Milwaukee) areas. As a current religious or lay associate, you understand the nuances that uniquely exist among leadership of religious. Computer and administrative skills are a must; a strong communicator who can work independently; is sincere and evokes trust from the people they call upon. Requires travel in the area. Experience in overseeing the cars in your congregation would be helpful but not a must; industry training will be provided. Reply to: Sister Nadine Heimann, OSF: or call Tammy Cheever at 888-227-4827 ext 103


PASTORAL ASSISTANT for Liturgy/Religious Education-700-household Dominican parish in Seattle’s exciting University District seeks multitalented pastoral assistant with dual responsibilities in Liturgy and Religious Education. As halftime Pastoral Assistant for Liturgy, would report to Pastor in directing parish worship programs appropriate to parish mission. Plans, develops, implements and oversees celebrations and sacramental services. Chairs Liturgy Commission; recruits, screens and trains liturgical ministers; oversees sacristy and sacristans, art and environment group, and greeters; coordinates with others involved in liturgy such as musicians and parish groups. As halftime pastoral assistant for Religious Education, reports to DRE. Job responsibilities include co-directing Confirmation program; assist RCIA team; and develop additional educational opportunities for parishioners. Successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic, have Masters in Theology or Pastoral Studies (with liturgy emphasis) and 3 years experience in parish ministry. Please send resume to Fr. Daniel Syverstad, OP, 5050 8th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105 or via email to

ST. PATRICK’S PARISH in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, is seeking a collaborative, dynamic individual with strong leadership skills to serve as the full time Director of Liturgical Music. Working with and responsible to the Pastor, The Director of Liturgical Music is responsible for the overall liturgical music program of the parish. Deadline for resumes is March 31. Start date is July 1 or earlier. For a detailed job description please contact Rev. Michael Broderick at or fax your resume to 508-234-6845. No phone calls, please.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- St. Mary Catholic Parish in Menomonee Falls, WI, a suburb of Milwaukee, is seeking a full time person for this position. St. Mary’s is a dynamic, 1600+ family faith community with a strong tradition dedicated to prayerful liturgical celebrations. As we approach our 100th anniversary and look forward to the renovation of our worship facilities, we seek a candidate with background including: organ & keyboard proficiency and vocal skills; experience in directing choirs and training cantors; organizational skills; strong spirituality; and willingness to work in a collaborative setting with our Prayer & Worship Ministry Team, parish staff and liturgy committee. A degree (Masters preferred) in Liturgy and/or Music is required. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Send resume to: Gayle Rzany, Dir. of Adm. Services, St. Mary Parish, N89W16297 Cleveland Av., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY -- St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Catholic Church. Full-time position in large vibrant parish with 2,500 families. Applicant should have education and experience in Catholic liturgical theology and music which include keyboard and vocal skills. Responsibilities are to encourage full an active participation of congregation and on-going formation for all liturgical ministers. Must work collaboratively with the pastor and parish core staff. Salary commensurate with experience/training. Send resume and references to: Search Committee, c/o Rev. William J. Kubacki, St. Patrick of Heatherdowns, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH 43614-3099.


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 lest two years professional ministry experience. Office in Nashville, TN. Extensive traveling required. Professional salary and benefits. Send resumes to: Ecumenical Worker Search Committee, 1312 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208.


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:


TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL seeking qualified educators: guidance counselor , science (life and physical), religious studies, social studies (advanced placement exam experience a plus), English (advanced placement exam experience a plus), library-media, foreign languages. Excellent work environment, salaries, benefits. Apply: Br. Prendergast, TCHS, 2600 SW 42nd St., Ocala, FL 34474. Phone: (352) 622-9025. Fax: (352) 861-8164. E-mail:


BI-LINGUAL NURSE needed to provide home health nursing, education and awareness to Hispanic families in Cole and Moniteau counties, MO. Position available January, 2005. Flexible, full time. Compensation package includes a competitive salary, health care benefits, vacation and sick leave, and mileage reimbursement. Send resume to: El Puente, 1106 Swifts Hwy., Jefferson City, MO 65109.


K-8 PRINCIPAL -- Cathedral School, Portland, OR. Cathedral School is a leading K-8 Catholic school located in northwest Portland. The recently renovated school has an enrollment of 225 students with 25 staff, and is fully accredited by WCEA/NAAS. We seek an exceptional administrator who will continue a tradition of academic excellence in an environment anchored in strong Catholic values. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic with dynamic leadership skills in communication, teaching, curriculum, and staff development. The principal must manage day-to-day operations and collaboratively develop long-range goals. Applicants should have a Master’s degree or equivalent. Please submit resumes to Sr. Betty Larson, OSB, Assistant Superintendent, Cathedral School Search Committee, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214.

EPIPHANY SCHOOL is accepting applications for principal for the 2005-2006 school year. The school is located in Venice, Florida with 300 students PreK-8. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic with a master’s degree in school administration and/or educational leadership, and with teaching and administrative skills on elementary and middle school levels. Candidates should possess strong skills in communication, curriculum development, leadership, and public relations. Send letter of intent and resume by March 15 to Rev. George Ratzmann 310 Sarasota St. Venice, FL 34285.

PRINCIPAL -- Notre Dame High School San Jose, established in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Notre Dame High School is a Catholic college preparatory school of 600 culturally diverse young women. The school is located in the heart of downtown San Jose, CA. The principal serves as chief administrator of the school with responsibilities that include: leadership in the spirit of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, board relations, fund development, public relations, financial management and strategic planning. The preferred candidate is a Catholic with a commitment to the mission of Catholic education; holds a masters degree; has experience as a school administrator or comparable experience in other church-related ministries; has experience with institutional advancement and direct fundraising; possesses administrative and financial management skills; demonstrates excellent written and verbal skills. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Click on for full job description. Please submit materials by February 28, 2005. Send cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to: Search Committee, Notre Dame High School, 596 South Second Street, San Jose, CA 95112. E-mail:

SEATTLE PREPARATORY SCHOOL, a Jesuit co-educational secondary school, seeks an individual to fill the position of Principal. The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of the school and, in collaboration with the President, will guide both the mission and direction of the institution. We are a culturally diverse community of students and families, professionals and friends, and we are searching for someone who recognizes diversity as an asset to our mission, and a gift to the larger community we serve. We are also a community deeply rooted in our Catholic and Jesuit traditions. As well as being an active and committed Catholic, candidates should have experience in education and/or administration, with some understanding of the Jesuit philosophy of education. Related professional experience and administrative/Principal credentials preferred. Seattle Prep is a 114-year old school, with an enrollment of 660 students and a professional staff of 90. We seek a diverse applicant pool, both religious and lay, for this position, and we are an equal opportunity employer; salary competitive/DOE. Apply by sending cover letter and resume by February 28 to: Principal Search Committee, attn. Wendy Champagne, President’s Office. Seattle Prep, 2400 11th Ave E, Sea 98102. No phone calls please.

ST. MONICA PARISH HIGH SCHOOL, Santa Monica, California, is seeking applicants for principal for the 2005-2006 school year. Coeducational, diverse student body with enrollment of 560 students; 55 faculty and staff, within a vibrant parish community. Seeking practicing Catholic with Master’s Degree in Education/Administration and collaborative leadership skills in curriculum, staff, and resource development, public relations, and school finances. Send confidential resume, including salary history, by March 11, 2005, to Principal Search Committee, c/o Mike Mottola, 725 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403. E-mail:


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

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield-Cape Gerardeau, MO seeks a Director of Religious Education/Co-Director of RCIA. Applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic. Must have ability to do adult education and to communicate through public speaking and writing, have strong organizational and managerial skills and be willing to travel throughout the diocese. The position requires collaboration with Catholic Center offices. Master’s in Theology, Religious Education or related field required. Knowledge of Spanish is desirable, but not necessary. Salary, excellent health benefits and retirement based on diocesan guidelines. Application deadline: March 31, 2005. For further information or to request an application packet, please contact Ms. Janet Smith at (417) 866-0841. Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to: Rev. Thomas E. Reidy, Chancellor, Catholic Center, 601 S. Jefferson Ave., Springfield, MO 65806-3143.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Opening for a full-time Director of Religious Education in a spirit-filled Catholic community of 4,000 families. Responsible for the supervision of the leadership of the following programs: Sunday School/Vacation Bible School, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Elementary Religious Education (first through fifth), Junior High Youth Ministry (sixth - eighth), High School Youth Ministry (9th - 12th), Confirmation, Adult Religious Education, and RCIA. Oversee adult small faith groups and other adult educational opportunities. Involves approximately 150 volunteer Catechists, 1,100 children and young people and 50 volunteer team leaders. Seeking a person with strong collaborative and administrative skills and pastoral or ministry training. An undergraduate or graduate degree in Theology, Religious Education or an approved equivalent. Have a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience in religious education and some recent teaching experience with skills in organization and an ability to coordinate multiple events. Knowledgeable of Catholic Church policy and position on various social and moral issues. Computer literate. Experience in working with adult volunteers. A record of attendance at workshops and seminars in management and administrative skills. Position is open immediately, but will consider a delayed starting date. Additional information regarding the parish can be obtained from the parish web-page: along with the DRE Job Description and Employment Application. Send request for application materials to: Mr. Alvin Sandrini, DRE Search Chairman, P. O. Box 11777, Bakersfield, CA, 93389. Phone: (661) 834-7483. Fax: (661) 834-2214. E-mail:


RETREAT MINISTRY -- Needing an opportunity to use a variety of skills in a retreat center environment? Christ the King Retreat Center, lakeside, near the Twin Cities is seeking a dynamic woman religious to serve on the retreat team. Responsibilities: preaching conferences, liturgy and music, spiritual direction. An opportunity to be a key part of supportive team. Required: Masters in Theology or Spirituality, ability to accompany music, skills for spiritual direction. Starting date by July 1. Inquiries and resumes to Fr. John Mark Ettensohn, OMI, 621 First Ave. S, Buffalo, MN 55313 by March 15, see


SOCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL Ministries Assistant: The Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus is seeking an Assistant for Social and International Ministries. The principal responsibilities of the position include promoting and assisting the social and international ministries of the Province and of its institutions, representing the Province in various national committees and organizations, overseeing the Province efforts for socially responsible investing, coordinating advocacy efforts on various social justice issues, and assisting the Provincial with international partnerships. Qualifications include: a master’s degree in some social studies or Christian social ethics discipline; experience in NGO’s, social justice agencies, or similar organizations; and strong written and oral communication skills. Salary: commensurate with background and experience. The Detroit Province consists of 175 Jesuit priests and brothers working in Michigan, Ohio, East Africa, and Asia. We welcome qualified applicants who have an understanding of the Catholic tradition and who can contribute to our unique mission. Closing date is April 1. Send cover letter and resume to


ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT of Catholic Schools. The Archdiocese of Chicago has an opening for associate superintendent of schools. The successful candidate will assist the Superintendent of Schools with primary responsibility for the direction and oversight of curriculum and instruction. This educator will also provide leadership to personnel responsible for staff development, technology, funded programs, catechesis and inclusion. The candidate’s qualifications must include: an advanced degree in education preferably in the areas of curriculum and instruction and administration with a minimum of five years experience in Catholic schools and three years in school administration and curriculum design and implementation. Candidate must have a teaching certificate. Strong skills in the areas of human relations, supervision, written and verbal communication and leadership are essential. The candidate must be a practicing Catholic, strongly committed to the mission of Catholic schools. Interested, qualified candidates may send a resume, citing references with a letter of interest by March 1, 2005 to Judith Cauley, CSJ, Office of Catholic Schools, 155 E. Superior St., Chicago, Il 60611. E-mail: Fax: (312) 751-5255.


TEACHERS -- Cardinal Newman High School, West Palm Beach, Fla., is accepting applications for teachers in all academic areas for the 2005-2006 school year. CNHS is a well-established diocesan school whose mission is to educate the whole person -- mind, body and spirit -- in the image of Jesus Christ. The I.B. (International Baccalaureate) Diploma program (anticipated to begin August 2005) will complement a rigorous college-prep curriculum. Highly competitive salaries, excellent benefits and great kids await you! Fax cover letter and resume to: John F. Clarke, Principal, (561) 683-7307. E-mail to: Web site:


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:

FULL-TIME, eleven month position -- Youth ministry coordinator (high school and junior high) needed to lead a collaborative ministry for two parishes: St. Laurence (800 families) and St. Paul’s Newman Center (500 families) in Laramie, Wyoming in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. This 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 is commensurate with education and experience. Reply with resume and references, before March 9, to Or call (307) 745-5461.

COORDINATOR of Youth Ministry and Assistant Youth Minister -- St. Mary Parish, Chelmsford, Ma., seeks full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry and Assistant Youth Minister to work as a team to promote the total personal and spiritual formation of younger and older adolescents by innovation of new and development of established programs, in accord with “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry.” Duties include religious education and sacramental preparation for grade seven through confirmation. This 4,500 family parish awaits a faith filled and experienced Coordinator capable of overseeing volunteers and serving in an environment of collaborative ministry with an Assistant Youth Minister and pastoral staff. Benefits. Send resume, Cover letter and three references to: YM Search Committee, St. Mary Parish, 25 North Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Fax: (978) 256-0122.

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