National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 18, 2005

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PROVIDING A COMPASSIONATE ALTERNATIVE to serve and be served. Web site:

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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:


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:

 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:


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, May 20-June 1. (210) 829-3854.

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:


“MEMOIRS AND AUTOBIOGRAPHIES,” a retreat with Ruth Harriet Jacobs, PhD, April 13, 14, and 15. Evensong by the Sea, Retreat & Spirituality Center on Cape Cod. Phone toll-free: (800) 455-0247. Web site:

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

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:

DIARMUID O’MURCHU, Wisdom and Globalization; Miriam Therese Winter, Songs for Global Healing. June 24-26, Wisdom House. Litchfield, CT. Brochure available. (860) 567-3163. 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.

Spanish Studies

SPANISH IMMERSION in Guatemala. Homestay and voluntary work.

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:


CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH in North America -- Marital status and gender not an impediment to holy orders. Phone: (845) 586-2201. 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


CAMPUS MINISTERS -- Diocese of Richmond, Va., has several positions available for priests, religious or laypersons. Pastoral experience and CCMA certification (or a commitment to work toward it) required. For further information, position descriptions, applications contact: Diane M. Guy, SND, Diocesan Director, 811 Cathedral Place, Richmond, VA 23220. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Harvard Catholic Chaplaincy seeks a full-time female chaplain to minister primarily to the undergraduate community of Harvard College. Position includes responsibility for faith formation, retreat direction, liturgy preparation, social justice formation, pastoral counseling, sacramental preparation and leadership training. Chaplain works in a team setting. The campus ministry provides direction and counsel to a highly active Catholic Student Association and relates to a wide spectrum of campus life as a member of United Ministry at Harvard. Successful candidate will have demonstrated commitment to a team model of ministry, together with capacity to articulate Catholic faith and theology to college-age constituency. Strong communication skills, ability to be self-starter and take initiatives and awareness of college-age religious development issues a necessity. Ability to work evenings and weekends a must. Applicant should be a committed Catholic, possess Master of Divinity degree or equivalent and have previous full-time experience in Catholic campus ministry. Applicant deadline April 30, 2005; Position available August 2005. Please send cover letter and resume with five reference listings to: Chaplain Search, Harvard Catholic Student Center, 20 Arrow Street, Cambridge MA 02138. Fax to: (617) 354-7092. E-mail:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of Campus Ministry, St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas: New full-time position available August, 2005. Assistant will coordinate outreach to non-Catholic students and retreat programs for all students at Catholic university in addition to planning, facilitation and theological reflection for domestic and international immersion experiences. Equal opportunity employer. For all details see:

CAMPUS MINISTRY, University of Dayton accepting applications for three positions. Become part of a team of 30 campus ministers who serve this Catholic and Marianist University. All positions full-time with benefits. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Complete job descriptions: Campus Minister: responsible for developing faith programs, worship opportunities for Protestant students. Familiarity with African American/Black spirituality desired. Reference #P5006. Coordinator of Community Outreach and Service Clubs Reference #P5008. Campus Minister for Retreats and Faith Communities Reference #P5007. The University of Dayton is strongly committed to diversity, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. W/M/D/V/DV are encouraged to apply. Submit resume and list of references using the job number(s) above, by March 31: Office of Human Resources, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1614. 937-229-2541; TDD - 937-229-4773. E-mail: (Word or Text only).


ASSOCIATE ACADEMIC DEAN -- full-time position assists Academic Affairs VP and Dean in development, implementation and evaluation of current and new programs. Develops course schedules and academic policies, organizes student and liturgical activities, assists with recruitment and advising. Candidate is practicing Catholic with Master’s degree in theology; doctorate preferred, with minimum three years experience in higher education setting. Previous teaching experience preferred. Check for qualifications and application process.


DIRECTOR, FAMILY LIFE -- The Archdiocese of Detroit is seeking a Director for the Office for Family Life. The Director will be responsible for the supervision, coordination, and evaluation for the implementation of USCCB Family Perspective in Church and Society (Rev. 1998). The Director will also be responsible for the development of Family Life initiatives at the vicariate and parish levels by providing educational material and workshop presentations to pastors, deacons, pastoral ministers and family life leaders. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in theology (divinity); knowledge of canon law, moral theology, counseling and family systems required. Must have three years’ experience in parish work. Experience with family support groups, family groups and family dynamics. Equal opportunity employer. Send a letter of interest and resume to: Human Resources, Archdiocese of Detroit, 1234 Washington Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48226 or e-mail to

THE DIOCESE OF GALLUP in New Mexico and Arizona is seeking a Diocesan Director of Catholic Schools serving 10 elementary and two high schools. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in education and a graduate degree in education or administration; Minimum of 10 years experience, preferably in Catholic Schools; The ability to obtain a Superintendent certificate New Mexico; Contemporary computer and technology skills. The successful applicant must be a practicing Catholic open to inculturation in a multicultural environment, a collaborative leadership model and a commitment to Catholic social teaching and its implementation. The greatest challenge of our ministry to the seven Native American Nations that form our boundaries is our poverty. We are among, if not t the, poorest Catholic Diocese in the United States. If you are interested in joining us in our mission please send cover letter and resume to: Deacon Timoteo Lujan, Chancellor - Diocese of Gallup, P.O. Box 1338, Gallup, NM 87305.

DIOCESAN DIRECTOR of Religious Education for a rural, Appalachian diocese. One person office with responsibility for child and youth catechesis in parish and school, adult faith formation and certification of catechists. Master’s degree in RE or theology and some experience required. Position available July 1, 2005. Submit resume and three references by March 25 to Penny Logan, 1310 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508. E-mail:


WEB OF LIFE Ecology Center in West Virginia offering Americorps positions. Passion for the earth, simple living, creativity! (304) 393-3586.


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CATHOLIC CHARITIES, Diocese of Fort Worth, Inc. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fort Worth, Inc. is seeking applicants for the executive director position. The director will be responsible for leadership and management of agency activities to include program development, fiscal management, fundraising, resource development and marketing. Qualified candidates will have experience (2-3 years preferred) as a senior level professional in a Catholic social services agency along with a master’s degree in social work. Candidates must have an understanding of theology and Catholic Social Teaching and a willingness to foster relationships with community and faith based organizations. Applicants must be active members of the Roman Catholic faith; have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and the ability to effectively motivate and direct staff and volunteers. Deadline for submitting applications is April 8, 2005. Please contact Charmaine Williams for a required application: Phone: (817) 560-2452, ext. 105. E-mail:


THE BOSTON PROVINCE SISTERS of Notre Dame de Namur seeks a Director of Finance to oversee financial planning and fiscal administration. Experience in accounting, forecasting, strategic planning and investments within a non-profit organization is necessary. Deadline: April 11,2005. Contact: Finance Search Committee, 351 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149.


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Seeking an energetic, creative, person of vision to lead our Faith Formation programs in a Vatican II suburban parish of 2,000+ families; member of Faith Formation team, directing catechesis for pre-K through 6th grade, First Eucharist, First Reconciliation, CIC, CLOW, and some Adult Formation. Applicants committed to empowering volunteers, able to relate well with both children/adults, practicing Catholic, BA in theology/related field required/MA desired. Experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Start date on or before July 1, 2005. Send resume to Church of St. Andrew, DRE position, 566 4th St., Elk River, MN 55330 or email resume to

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Seaside community seeking innovative person to join our newly-formed parish to design and implement faith formation program. Ideal candidate must possess demonstrated leadership, strong organizational skills and have minimum three years previous parish experience and master’s degree in Religious Education/Theology. Send resume and inquiries to: Search Committee, c/o Holy Family Parish, 60 Prospect St., Gloucester, MA 01930.

COORDINATOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION -- St. Matthew’s Cathedral parish in Washington, DC, a community of approximately 2,000 registered households, seeks experienced adult faith formation coordinator. Requirements: MDiv/pastoral degree, three to five years experience working with adult faith formation preferred. Start date: June 1, 2005. Deadline: April 15. Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, references to Formation Search Committee, St. Matthew’s Cathedral, 1725 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036; Fax: (202) 347-7184.

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- A parish steeped in the spirit of Vatican II is seeking an experienced Director of Faith Formation. The parish is moving toward family-based catechesis, e.g. Generations of Faith. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a master’s degree in religious education and a proven interest in family-based catechesis. Send resume as well as references to: Susie Barnes, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410. Fax: (336) 294-6149. E-mail:


BILINGUAL COORDINATOR of established Hispanic Ministry Deanery Team in Western Colorado. For job description contact:


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:


THE CHURCH OF CORPUS CHRISTI, a growing Roman Catholic parish of 1450 households in Bismarck, ND, seeks a full-time director of liturgical music ministries to nurture its vibrant music culture. The qualified candidate will have experience in liturgical music, music education, music performance or a related field, bachelor’s degree preferred. The candidate should be of the Catholic faith or have significant knowledge of Catholic liturgies and traditions, be accomplished in at least one discipline of music ministry such as vocals, keyboards or guitar. Organ and piano expertise preferred. The director will lead choirs consisting of singers and musicians of all ages who sing various styles of liturgical music. Salary commensurate upon education and experience; health and retirement benefits included. To apply for the position, mail your resume, cover letter, possibly a video tape of yourself singing, playing or conducting by May 1, 2005, to: Church of Corpus Christi, 1919 N. 2nd St., Bismarck, ND 58501. For more information, contact Fr. Paul Becker or Loretta Amtz at (701) 255-4600 or see our web site:

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.

LARGE CAMPUS PARISH serving Michigan State University seeks a full-time Director of Liturgy and RCIA as part of a campus ministry pastoral team starting July 1. M.A. preferred. Contact: Search committee, St. John Student Parish, 327 MAC Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823. Phone: (517) 337-9778 for application packet.


DIOCESE OF LANSING, Michigan, has a growing number of parish openings for qualified directors of religious education, coordinators of youth ministry, directors of adult education/faith formation and RCIA directors. Active pastoral ministers’ association. Diocesan salary guidelines. Good benefits. Supportive diocesan staff. For application materials contact: Peter Ries, 228 N. Walnut St., Lansing, MI 48933. Phone: (517) 342-2486. E-mail:


POSITION OPEN for a Pastoral Associate. The pastoral associate works with the pastor on a variety of issues regarding the parish, coordinates and provides leadership in continued development of a variety of parish ministries and groups, such as Parish Social Ministry Committee, Stephen Ministry, Small Christian Communities and Catholic Social Teaching. Requirements: collaborative style of leadership to work with others in ministry, background in Theology/Religious Studies (MA), bi-lingual. Please send resumes to: Fr. Joe Tomei, CSC, St. Ignatius, Martyr Church, 2309 Euclid Avenue, Austin, TX 78704. Phone: (512) 442-3602. E-mail:


PRESIDENT -- Bishop O’Dowd High School, Oakland, California ( a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory high school serving 1,100 students, owned and operated by the Diocese of Oakland, seeks a creative, charismatic and visionary President to carry on its strong tradition of academic excellence and faith formation. The first President of Bishop O’Dowd High School will be a committed, practicing Catholic with excellent communication and leadership skills. A qualified candidate will hold a Masters Degree in an appropriately related field and will demonstrate successful experience in fundraising, marketing, financial management and school administration. Preferred start date is July 1, 2005. Review of applications will begin March 14, 2005 and continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest addressing requirements/skills listed above, a resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of five references to: Bishop O’Dowd Presidential Search, Catholic School Management, Inc., P. O. Box 4071, Madison, CT 06443-4071. Email:

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. Review of applications will begin March 28, 2005 and continue until position is filled. Preferred start date is July 1, 2005. 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:


PRINCIPAL POSITION -- Saint Brendan Catholic School, founded in 1964 and located in Ormond Beach, Fla., offers high quality education and traditional Catholic Values for 280 students in grades pre-K4 through eight. Located on the east coast, Saint Brendan School is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of each student. The school is fully accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference and is continually striving to provide excellence in education. Applications for a faith-filled, energetic, dynamic educator to serve as principal beginning in July 2005 are currently being accepted. Candidates must be practicing Catholics committed to Catholic education, possess an advanced degree in educational leadership and preferably have three to five years of experience in Catholic school administration. The candidate must be eligible for Florida certification. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Deadline for all applications is March 23, 2005. To apply, please forward a resume to: Dr. Harry Purpur, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Orlando, P.O. Box 1800, Orlando, FL 32802-1800. Fax: (407) 246-4940.

PRINCIPAL POSITION: St. Anthony Catholic School stands for excellence in education with traditional Catholic values for students Pre-K3 - Grade 8. Located in beautiful Lakeland, Fla., in central Polk County, St. Anthony School celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2004 and serves 150 students. It is accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference and boasts a faculty with more than 25% holding post-baccalaureate degrees. Lakeland is a community of about 120,000 people. It is situated mid-way between Disney World/Orlando and Tampa and offers many lifestyle amenities in a growing and dynamic community. St. Anthony Parish has over 1800 registered families and covers a rapidly-developing area of the state. St. Anthony seeks an energetic and talented educator desirous of guiding the school into the next decade of growth and accomplishment. The principal will begin serving in July, 2005. Candidates must be practicing Catholics, committed to Catholic education, possess an advanced degree in educational leadership, be eligible for Florida certification and have strong leadership skills as well as professional experience in Catholic school administration. Deadline for applications is March 30, 2005. Applicants should send their resumes to: Dr. Harry Purpur, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Orlando, PO Box 1800, Orlando, FL 32802-1800 or fax resumes to (407) 246-4940.

ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, seeks an experienced, visionary team leader as Principal, starting July 15, 2005. Please refer to the NCEA Web site: for details.

PRINCIPAL -- Annunciation School, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is currently seeking a principal for school years 2005/2006. Fifty years of academic excellence paired with a very strong Catholic identity, fully integrated into a vibrant parish life makes Annunciation an outstanding school, The incumbent Sister of Charity is retiring after fifteen years, leaving a genuine legacy of success to be built upon. K-eight student body of 400 high achievers awaits new challenges. Very stable faculty and supportive parents. Candidates must be practicing Roman Catholics, possess strong leadership and collaborative skills, have a demonstrated progression of academic success as will as administrative growth. A master’s degree combined with a minimum of five (5) years experience as a principal is required; must hold or be able to achieve New Mexico licensure. Excellent salary and benefits combine with a Christ filled work environment to make this a real opportunity. Please send C.V./resume along with three (3) letters of recommendation, employer, peer and parent. We look forward to hearing from you and ask that you send your material to: Our Lady of the Annunciation, Search Committee, 2532 Vermont St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110.

ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL -- St. Joseph School, located in Issaquah, WA with a student population of 307 (pre-school, K through 8th grade) and a staff of 14 teachers plus additional support staff, is seeking a qualified principal. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic with demonstrated skills in staff development, curriculum selection, financial management and strategic long-range planning. Our 10 year old fully accredited school has experienced rapid growth with campuses located in Issaquah, Sammamish, and Snoqualmie (all within 20 minutes apart). The candidate will work collaboratively with vice principals, the pastor, staff, parents and parish. Applicant should have a Master’s Degree and Washington State Administration Credentials or equivalent experience. Please make application through the Catholic Schools Department, 910 Marion Street, Seattle, WA 98104-1299 or call 206-382-3498. Send letter of interest and resume to: Search Committee, c/o St. Joseph Church, PO Box 200, Issaquah, WA 98027.


PRIEST -- Saint Mary’s College, located in Notre Dame Indiana, is seeking a Roman Catholic priest with collaborative leadership skills to join the Campus Ministry team. The position is full-time, academic year. Primary responsibilities include liturgical and sacramental ministries and formation, pastoral counseling and spiritual direction, liaison relationship with a residence hall, and other shared responsibilities with the Campus Ministry team. Shared ministry often times includes collaboration with students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Serves as a professional staff member of the Mission Division of the College. Qualifications include a Masters of Divinity or equivalent, experience in Campus Ministry or education, background and pastoral experience that complement the mission of Campus Ministry. Equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, theology of ministry and three letters of reference to: Director of Human Resources, Facilities Building, Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame, IN 46556.


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, 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.


SUMMER JOB, May - September, Wyoming Renewal Center/Ranch needs cook and general assistant. E-mail:


RELIGION TEACHER/SERVICE COORDINATOR. St. John’s College High School, a Catholic coeducational preparatory school located in Washington, D.C. near Chevy Chase, MD is accepting resumes for a full-time position as Religion Teacher and Coordinator of Christian Service Program for Fall 2005. A degree in theology, divinity or religious education and related experience are preferred. Candidate must be Roman Catholic. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Principal, St. John’s College High School, 2607 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- The Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Delmar, NY, a large suburban parish in the Albany Diocese, is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Youth Ministry. Responsibilities include planning, developing, directing and implementing a comprehensive Youth Ministry Program in the parish, including the word component (catechesis) for grades 6 through 12. Applicants need to have Diocesan certification or willing to work toward this. Master’s Degree in Religious Education, Religious Studies, Theology or Pastoral Ministry preferred. Job description is available upon request. Salary and benefits according to Diocesan guidelines. If interested send resume and letters of reference by April 15, 2005 to: Search Committee, Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Adams Place, Delmar, NY 12054.

YOUTH MINISTRY POSITION -- Retreat Staff Member: Well established program looking for faith-filled team member starting August 1, 2005. Work with four-person team ministering to high school students during two-day retreats at LaSalle Manor Retreat Center. Beautiful log cabin stetting in Plano, IL (55 miles southwest of Chicago). Benefits include room/board, complete medical/dental, vehicle usage, salary and more. Youth ministry experience required. Contact Bob or Lori Dressel at (630) 552-3224, ext. 101. Fax: at (630) 552-9160. E-mail: at Or visit our Web site:

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity Parish in Winnetka, Illinois, is seeking a full-time candidate for the position of Director of Youth Ministry (grades 7-12). We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate to be part of a changing and growing youth ministry program. This position is responsible for a Kairos retreat program that meets weekly as well as the ongoing development of comprehensive youth ministry initiatives. Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity is a 1,900 family parish in north suburban Chicago. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Bachelor’s degree and two years youth ministry experience required. Position is available June 1. Please mail, fax, or email resume, letter of application and three professional references by April 15 to: Director of Youth Ministry Search, Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity Parish, 191 Linden Street, Winnetka, Il 60093. Fax: (847) 446-7630. E-mail: For more information about our parish visit our website at

YOUTH MINISTER -- Large suburban parish seeking experienced youth director responsible for high school, confirmation and middle school youth programs. Collaboration with parish team, BA in theology/youth ministry/education required. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. St. Gabriel Church, 4737 N. Cleveland Ave., Kansas City, MO 64117. Phone: (816) 453-1183, ext. 204. E-mail:

ST. JOSEPH’S PARISH, Moorhead, MN., a dynamic faith-filled community of 1,500 families seeks a full-time Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry. Duties include religious education, confirmation preparation, oversight of the weekly youth Mass and relational ministry in the context of “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry”. Prefer a candidate with a degree and previous experience. Salary and benefits negotiable. The committee will begin reviewing applications by April 1st. Send cover letter, resume and three references to: Search Committee, St. Joseph’s Parish, 218 10th St. S., Moorhead, MN 56560.

YOUTH MINISTER/Confirmation Coordinator. St. Mel Parish in Woodland Hills, CA is seeking a collaborative, energetic, faith-filled individual with the ability to relate well with teens and their families. He/she will be responsible for the preparation of teens for Confirmation and the development and management of a comprehensive, dynamic LIFE TEEN program that attracts, challenges, involves and inspires teens. Applicant should have excellent communication and coordination skills. Experience and education in related field preferred. Please submit resume and references to Rosemary McLarty, St. Mel Parish, 20870 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364. Fax: (818)340-0261. E-mail:

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