National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 15, 2005

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“FROM HURT TO HEALING”, Mona Villarrubia. A new book by a Catholic woman who was sexually abused in childhood by a priest. “Her words inform the ignorant, console the afflicted, and challenge the church.” Paul Lakeland. Available through

 Facilities for Rent

WESTON, VT. May-October. Beautifully appointed studio apartment accommodates two to three for retreats, rest and relaxation and foilage season, vacation. Five-minute walk to Weston Priory, 10 minutes to swimming/tennis, three miles to town. Weekly rate including utilities: $250; monthly available. Contact: (802) 824-6778.


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,


INTERNATIONAL PRIEST INTERNSHIP (IPI) welcomes priests from outside the United States into the life and ministry of the Church in this country. Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio TX offers creative response to the challenges facing international priests attempting to integrate into ministry in the U.S. IPI combines time on campus, Internet distance learning, support of local priests/mentors and laity, and other resources while the international priest is engaged in full time parish ministry. Educational components include: accent reduction, U.S. English pronunciation, collaboration with laity, parish and personal finances, ministering in the cultural context of a U.S. Catholic parish, marriage and sacramental programs. For information: Fr. John Kemper (210) 341-1366 or

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:


IRELAND PILGRIMAGE -”Exploring the Heart and Soul of Celtic Spirituality”. Scholars will make the Celtic traditions of Ireland come alive, adding rich meaning to your life. September 18 - October 1. Contact: Jane Comerford, CSJ, 1305 N. Napa, Spokane, WA 99202. Phone: (509) 868-1683. E-mail:


THE SOURCE AT THE CENTER: August 7-20, 2005. Two-week intensive program for spiritual directors that have not completed formal training, or trained spiritual directors seeking a refresher program to renew themselves in the ministry. For more information contact Margaret Scharf, OP, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907, (714) 744-3175 ext. 4415. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: 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:


BETHANY SPIRITUALITY CENTER: 76 tranquil acres just one hour from NYC. Directed Retreats available throughout the year. Summer Conference/Guided Retreats: June 10-16, 7Rev. Michael Crosby, “God’s Living Spirit”; July 11-17, Bro. Michael Laratonda, “Passionate Love of God”; Summer Directed Retreats: June 19-25, June 29-July 7, July 21-29, August 1-7, August 9-15 (Call for Summer Directed Retreats flier). Seasonal boating and swimming; two hermitages on lake. Spanish retreats available, Daily Eucharist; brochure details, update. 202 Count Route 105, PO Box 1003, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Phone: (845) 460-3061. Web site:

MEDITATION On Retreat with Richard Rohr, OFM, August 11-14, Thousand Oaks, CA. Phone: 877-285-6809. Web site:

RETREATS -- Led by Richard Rohr, OFM, August 11-14, Thousand Oaks, CA. Phone; 877-285-6809. 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.

HOME PLACE -- -Retreat in hidden places of the desert or mountains from Home Place in Orangeville, Utah. Contact: Paula Wellnitz, OLVM, PO Box 3, Orangeville, UT 84537. Phone: (435) 748-2230. E-mail:

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:


WINTER SABBATICAL: January 3 - February 3, 2006. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation. For more information contact Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907, (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.

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:

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:


Employment Wanted

FEMALE CATHOLIC CHAPLAIN seeks Pastoral Care Position: Parish, hospice, hospital. four units CPE/Level II; four years Chaplain’s experience; 30-plus years Catholic Ministry. Call MaryAnn: (540) 649-0720.

Employment Opportunities


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR -- The National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC), the professional organization of women and men committed to vocation awareness, invitation and discernment to consecrated life as brothers, sisters and priests, is seeking an Associate Director. Responsibilities include coordinating and supervising the planning, implementation and follow-up of workshops, programs and biennial convention; overseeing the production of NRVC resources; assisting the Executive Director in other administrative duties. Requirements include MA in Administration and/or related field; organizational, planning, budgeting, computer and writing skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills; knowledge of contemporary Catholic Church and consecrated life. Experience in vocation ministry is preferred. This position is an excellent opportunity to serve the Church in vocation ministry on a national level. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Please send letter of interest, resume and references to Bro. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC, NRVC, 5420 S. Cornell Ave. #105, Chicago, IL 60615. Web site:


CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTER -- Two full-time positions at two separate college campuses in New Hampshire. Ministry includes retreat programming, sacramental preparation, liturgical planning, pastoral counseling and outreach service. Qualifications: Master’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related area. Excellent organization and communication skills and a commitment to collaborative ministry. Experience working with youth/young adults is essential. Send letter of interest, resume and three references to Director of Campus Ministry, Diocese of Manchester, 153 Ash Street, PO Box 310, Manchester, NH 03105-0310.

LAY CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Catherine Newman Center Salt Lake City, Utah is seeking a self-motivate person to run the campus ministry program. This full-time position primarily involves planning and executing programs and activities related to St. Catherine’s campus ministry outreach. Please send resumes to: Fr. James Thompson, St. Catherine’s Newman Center, 170 S. University Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. For more information and a full job description go to


CHAPLAIN -- QueensCare is seeking part time or full-time Catholic priest to join the pastoral care division of QueensCare. Chaplain would provide pastoral care for Catholic patients in the Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, assist with noon Masses at the hospital and have some on-call responsibility. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Applications from retired priests are welcome. Compensation would include salary and could include some meals. QueensCare is a faith-based nonprofit that provides innovative health services in the multicultural communities of Los Angeles County. Send resume to: Rebecca O’Neill, Director of Human Resources, 4618 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029. Fax: (323) 953-9979. Or e-mail to: Please visit our Web site at:

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 a full-time Associate Chaplain. Two units of CPE preferred and one year of experience at a health care facility. Equal opportunity employer. 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.


ST. MARY’S BAY AREA CPE Center, San Francisco, CA, will have fourteen year-long (4 units) Clinical Pastoral Education residency positions open beginning September 6, 2005 through September 15, 2006. $25,500 stipend provided. $400 tuition/CPE unit. Clinical assignments are available at St. Mary’s and Saint Francis Memorial Hospitals in San Francisco and Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, providing a full range of medical services such as cardiology, spinal care, oncology, maternity and women’s services, orthopedics, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, neuropsychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, burn treatment unit, and emergency care. Interested individuals should apply to: The Rev. Dr. Michele Merchant, Manager of CPE, St. Mary’s Medical Center, 450 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA 94117. Phone: (415) 750-5718. Fax: (415)750-8126. E-mail: Visit our website at:


DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR -- Catholic Network of Volunteer Services (CNVS), a membership organization of faith-based volunteer programs, whose mission is to recruit volunteers and to provide resources and training to members, seeks a full-time Development Coordinator. This is a new position for CNVS. The ideal candidate must possess excellent initiative, demonstrated project experience and the ability to work independently. Salary will be in mid-forties to low fifties (commensurate with experience) with excellent benefits. Position is full-time in office and not a consultant. The Development Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the critical development needs of CNVS and will work with the Executive Director to execute successful fundraising plan. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, minimum three years’ direct experience in non-profit development/fundraising and proven track record of meeting financial goals are required. Master’s degree preferred. Proven aptitude with MS Office and fundraising software (e.g., Results Plus, Raiser’s Edge, Donor Perfect, etc.). Start date is late spring/early summer 2005. Required for consideration: Cover letter, three references (contact info. required; written accepted as additional), one to two page personal statement or writing sample and salary requirements (range). Please send via e-mail to or by mail to: Catholic Network of Volunteer Service, 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 506, Takoma Park, MD 20912. No phone calls please. All applications received acknowledged with brief e-mail response; selected candidates contacted by phone for initial screening interview. Equal opportunity employer. Web site:


AREA DIRECTOR -- Jesuit Volunteer Corps: Northwest will hire two Area Directors to start in early July. The full-time position based in Portland, OR, is highly collaborative and involves significant travel. The Area Director supports and challenges 25-30 full-time volunteers living in small communities and working with people who are marginalized by society. The position requires experience in social activism, apostolic/pastoral ministry, Christian faith formation, intentional community, retreat planning and work with diverse publics. Organizational skills are important. Salary beginning in low twenties depending on experience. Application due May 6, 2005. To apply, contact Dan Petrillo, Program Coordinator: (503) 335-8202. For job description and application form e-mail:

BETHANY SPIRITUALITY CENTER in Highland Mills, NY, is seeking a Director who will plan and coordinate all the activities of the Center, helping to lead it into a new phase of its development. Candidate will have an advanced degree in Theology, Spirituality or Ministry, training and experience in Ignatian Spirituality, experience with retreats and spiritual direction, organizational and administrative skills. For information on the Center see our website: Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications. Please send a letter discussing your qualifications and interest, along with your resume to Search Committee, Bethany Spirituality Center, 202 County Route 105, PO Box 1003, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Email:

DIRECTOR of the Annual Catholic Appeal-The Office of Stewardship and Development of the Archdiocese of Seattle has an opening for a Director of the Annual Catholic Appeal. Minimum qualifications include: four years experience managing fundraising campaign; four years experience managing staff; experience working with vendors, graphic artists and writers; working knowledge of parish organizations and structures in the Archdiocese of Seattle. Competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Please call (206) 382-2070 or check our web site at and click on “Chancery Jobs” for a complete job description and an application packet.

DIRECTOR -- Sacred Heart University seeks a full-time director for an exciting new initiative, the Center for Spirituality and Lay Ministry. The director of the center will develop and oversee educational and pastoral programs addressing needs and concerns of laity. A special emphasis of the center will be to contribute to the spiritual, educational and professional formation of lay leaders for Church and society in the spirit of Gaudium et Spes. The new center will also continue to direct several current University-sponsored programs, including a certificate in spiritual direction; a certificate in religion for Catholic school educators; and a graduate certificate in pastoral and Catholic school administration, also offered in conjunction with a Master of Teaching degree through the University’s College of Education and Health Professions. The position of director requires creativity, initiative, and excellent administrative, communication and interpersonal skills. An entrepreneurial spirit, experience with religious organizations, and a working knowledge of budgeting and fundraising are a must. In addition, the successful candidate will value the University’s Catholic identity and will support its commitment to strategic planning. An advanced degree in theology, pastoral studies, education, or related field is required. Sacred Heart University seeks individuals who understand, respect and can contribute to its mission. Successful candidates will value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit and support its commitment to community service, strategic planning, interfaith understanding and the intellectual and ethical development of all students. For information on the University’s history and mission, visit the University website at: The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition. Applications must include a resume, names and phone numbers of three references, and a letter of interest indicating relevant qualifications, salary requirements, and a statement of how the candidate will contribute to the fulfillment of the University’s mission. Applications can be emailed to: or may be sent to Dr. Margaret Palliser, Assistant Vice President for Mission and Planning, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825-1000 (Fax: 203-365-4760). For full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 2, 2005. Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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 e-mail 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.

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:


HISPANIC MINISTRY, Diocese of Wilmington: positions on diocesan team and in parishes. Emphasis: formation, evangelization, jovenes and migrants. Strong collaborative, bilingual, interpersonal and organizational skills necessary. Send resumes to: Br. Christopher Posch, OFM, Director, Diocesan Hispanic Ministry Office, 1010 W. Fourth St., Wilmington, DE 19805. E-mail:


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:


CATHOLIC WORKER community in Norfolk, Virginia looking for live-in volunteers. Valid drivers license important. Call Steve (757) 423-5420.


NATIONAL SHRINE and Parish of Cross in the Woods in Indian River, Michigan has an opening for a full-time Liturgical Music Director. Responsible for the over-all liturgical music program of the shrine and parish. Candidate should have at least an undergraduate degree in music with experience in Catholic liturgical music and tradition, music performance and music education. Candidate needs to be an accomplished keyboardist for both piano and organ. Send resume to: Fr. Paul Pare, National Shrine and Parish in Cross of the Woods, 7078 M-68, Indian River, MI 49749. For more information see web site:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE for Liturgy and Music: Vibrant, Vatican II, bi-lingual (English/Spanish) parish of 2800 families seeks a qualified Catholic liturgist preferably with accomplished keyboard and choral skills. The parish strives for strong assembly singing with a variety of contemporary music styles including those of New Mexico. The person in this full-time position collaborates with coordinators of liturgical ministries, Norbertine priests and a supportive pastoral team. S/He oversees the liturgical life of the parish and works to integrate liturgy as an essential element in faith formation. For an application packet, contact Christina Spahn by May 15 at: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Community, 5415 Fortuna Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. Phone: (505) 836-5011, ext. 25. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- St. Agnes Parish in Shepherdstown, West Virginia is seeking a collaborative, dynamic individual to serve as part-time Music Director for a growing, 320 family, Vatican II parish near Baltimore and Washington D.C. The Director is responsible for the overall music program of the parish. Keyboard skills for organ and the piano are required. For a detailed job description please contact Rev. T. Mathew Rowgh, phone: (304) 876-6436. E-mail:

ARE YOU TIRED of harsh winters and traffic jams?? Consider coming to beautiful Richmond, Virginia. St. Bridget Catholic Church is seeking a qualified organist eager to collaborate with a team and willing to build a liturgical music program. Potential to form a youth choir, bell choir and an adult choir. Salary commensurate with education/experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume, no later than April 22, to: St. Bridget Catholic Church, Attention Search Committee, 6006 Three Chopt Road, Richmond, VA 23226 or e-mail:

MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Part-Time: St. Charles Borromeo Parish is located in the resort area of Meredith, New Hampshire. We are seeking a part-time Music Director who is an organist and choir director. We have three weekend liturgies. Start date is July 1. For a detailed job description, please contact Fr. Dick Thompson at or fax your resume to (603) 279-9924.

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

LITURGICAL MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Part- to full-time for 1,200-plus family parish in Albany, OR. Recruit, train and support musicians for three weekend liturgies and funerals, weddings and other parish and liturgical celebrations. Should have sound understanding of Vatican II liturgical principles, proficient in voice, organ and piano, experienced in directing and training cantors, and adult and children’s choirs. Needs excellent communication skills and able to work collaboratively. MA in music preferred. Interested candidates send resume to: Father John Betts, 728 Ellsworth SW, Albany , OR 97321. Phone: (541) 926-1449.


CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA -- ”Social Policy Fellowship”, Immediate opening for Sister Margaret Cafferty, PBVM Fellow. Restricted to female or male religious or diocesan priest for a six to twelve month period who desires to bring Catholic social teaching to bear on debates over federal domestic policies and to advocate for justice in housing, welfare, hunger and immigration. “Parish Social Ministry Fellowship”, Immediate opening for Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Fellow. Restricted to female or male religious or diocesan priest for a six to twelve month period who desires to participate in the development and implementation of strategies for building stronger relationships between parishes and Catholic Charities. Special focus on working with low-income and culturally diverse parishes under-represented diverse parishes. Catholic Charities USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By May 9 send letter of application, vita and references to: Catholic Charities USA, 1731 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314. Fax: (703) 549-4198. E-mail: No phone calls please.


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Newton, MA, a community of 2,900 households rooted in the spirit of Vatican II, seeks a full-time Pastoral Associate. Responsibilities will include: liturgy planning, formation of all liturgical ministers except those in music ministry, marriage ministry, taking part in regular staff meetings and Parish Pastoral Council, collaborating with the Director of Music and the pastoral team in the leadership of the parish. Good communication and organizational skills a must. Master’s of Theology, Liturgy or equivalent and pastoral experience in liturgy required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus full health benefits and four weeks paid vacation. Please send resume, via e-mail, to:

GLENMARY HOME MISSIONERS seek two Pastoral Associates to collaborate with a Glenmary Pastor in providing leadership for two rural mission churches in Swainsboro and Metter Georgia. Interested persons must be a Catholic in good standing, have a Masters 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:


PRINCIPAL -- St. Bernadette Catholic School (, K-8 in Lakewood, CO is seeking applications for the position of Principal. Position starts July 1, 2005, with some flexibility allowed. Qualifications include a practicing Catholic, experience in education/administration, a Master’s Degree and 20 hours in administration. For an application contact the Office of Catholic Schools, 1300 S. Steele St, Denver, CO 80210. Phone: 303-715-3132. E-mail: or Bill Gilbert, search committee chair at

SACRED HEART SCHOOL, a preK through eighth grade educational program operated by Sacred Heart Southern Missions and located in Southaven, MS, near Memphis metropolitan area, seeks a caring dynamic principal for the 2005-2006 year. The candidate will be a practicing Catholic capable of providing leadership to the faith community. Qualifications include: a master’s degree in educational administration, at least three years of teaching experience in a Catholic school and eligibility for MS Administrator licensure. Experience in Catholic school administration a plus. Qualified applicants may send cover letter, resume, professional certifications and salary history by April 15th in confidence to: HR Manager, Sacred Heart Southern Missions, PO Box 190, Walls, MS 38680.


DRE/YOUTH MINISTER. Parish seeks a 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. Prefer at least 5 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 SERVICES MANAGER -- Manage and direct several programs dealing with children, parents, single adults and parenting issues, housing issues, and life skills development for primarily low income people. Alcohol/drug experience a plus. MSW or other graduate degree prefered. Good writing skills necessary. $30-$35,000/year with excellent benefits. Equal opportunity employer. Letter and resume: Catholic Community Services, 945 W. 7th Ave. Eugene, OR 97402.


XAVERIAN BROTHERS High School seeks applications for the following faculty positions: Theology and Campus Minister. Xaverian is an ideal environment with competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to: Brother Daniel Skala, C.F.X., Headmaster, Xaverian Brothers High School, 800 Clapboardtree Street, Westwood, MA 02090.


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE for Young Adult and Youth Ministry sought for newly established, vibrant Catholic parish in Frederick, Maryland. Full-time minister would work collaboratively with pastoral team in developing a vision of whole community catechesis, comprehensive young adult and youth outreach and sacramental preparation. Qualifications: Degree in Theology or related field, parish experience desired, an enthusiastic Catholic role model for young people. Starting summer of 2005. Send resume and references to: Carol Vernooy, St. Katharine Drexel, 2037 William Franklin Drive, Frederick, MD 21702. E-mail:


COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Several full-time parish positions in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. Competitive salaries and benefits. Training and continuing education opportunities. Openings in western Oregon include metropolitan, suburban, small town and rural parishes. Strong emphasis on coordinating the implementation of Renewing the Vision. Send cover letter and resume to: CYM Openings, Youth & Young Adult Ministry Office, 2838 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97214.

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