National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 29, 2005

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


WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR LIFE? Register now for Sophia Summer Institute 2005, July 7-10: Envision an Engaged Cosmology. Helen Prejean, Brian Swimme, Jim Conlon, Diarmuid O’Murchu, Patricia Mische and an outstanding Sophia Center faculty. Post-Institute Retreat, July 10-12: Earth as Mystic, Full of God, Helen Prejean and Marya Grathwohl. Discover Your Place in the Great Work. Earn a Master’s Degree or Certificate in Culture and Spirituality. Semester and weekend formats. Weekend, fall and spring sabbaticals (professional religious discount available). Sophia Center in Culture and Spirituality at Holy Names University, Oakland, CA. 1-800-794-8813. E-mail: Web site:


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:

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Parish Missions

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


HOLY LAND? YES! With Fr. Stephen C. Doyle, OF, Author: Pilgrims’ New Guide (Liturgical Press) Nov 7-17, 2005, Jan 10-19, March 21-31. St. Paul in Greece and Turkey with cruise, Sept. 13-26. E-mail: Phone: (617) 542 6440 Ex 240.


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:


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:

BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE, East Chicago, Indiana, offers private and individually-directed silent retreats, including 30 days, year round in a prayerful home setting. Contact Joyce Diltz, PHJC: (219)-398-5047. E-mail: 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.

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.

Spanish Studies

STUDY TOP-OF-THE-LINE PASTORAL SPANISH and the real Mexican cultural program, total immersion, one-on-one, customized, year-round, start anytime, go as long as you like tutorials. Special emphasis on pastoral care of Hispanics and on developing fluency in professionally oriented Spanish. Excellent faculty. Direct interaction with the Mexican church and the genuine Mexican culture reality. Contact: CIRIMEX, 205 Hill Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501. Phone: (641) 682-4264. Fax: (641) 684-4690. Guadalajara, Mexico, phone: 011-52-333-121-4878. Mexican fax: 011-52-333-121-7738. Worldwide e-mail:

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:


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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


CHANCELLOR -- The Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston seeks a person dedicated to service the Diocesan Church in West Virginia as Chancellor. The Chancellor is appointed by the Diocesan Bishop to serve the church with specific responsibilities in accord with the Code of Canon Law. This person is the official Notary of the Bishop having specific accountability to ensure that the acts of Curia are complied and safeguarded in the archives of the Diocese. Qualified person must be a Roman Catholic in good standing and in unity with the doctrine, traditions and teachings of the church. The Diocese is looking for an individual with an advanced degree in theology, canon law, pastoral ministry, or masters of business administration. Prefer an individual with J.C.L. or Civil Law experience. Person must demonstrate appropriate years of experience in the area of administration. Excellent computer skills are essential. This person must be of high integrity, trust worthy and able to maintain strict confidentiality. The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits package, including a 403(b) retirement plan, medical, life and disability insurance. Interested persons should contact the Human Resources Office to obtain an application and complete job description. Resumes’ should also contain 3 letters of reference. Please send Resumes’ by Friday, May 27, 2005 to: Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Michael A. Nau, Director, Human Resources Office, 1300 Byron Street, PO Box 230, Wheeling, WV 26003.


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


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.


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:


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. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIP -- The Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, Central Province, are seeking a creative and dynamic individual to serve as Director of Sponsorship and to oversee the newly-formed Province Sponsorship Office, located in Crystal City, MO (30 miles south of St. Louis). The Director of Sponsorship will provide leadership in promoting and integrating Ursuline identity and core values within the Central Province Ursulines’ current and future sponsored ministries. In addition, s/he will assist the Members of the Corporation (Provincial Team) in all areas of their sponsorship function. Necessary qualifications, knowledge, and skills include: master’s degree in an appropriate field; five years of leadership experience in a Catholic educational or non-profit ministry; practicing Catholic with a commitment to spiritual development; knowledge of Ursuline history, tradition, and values; understanding of sponsorship, systems, and organizational development; excellent interpersonal, writing, and speaking skills; organizational and self-direction skills; proven facilitation skills; and facility with Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook computer programs. Interested individuals should address a letter of interest and resume to Sr. Peggy Moore, OSU, Provincial; 210 Glennon Heights Road; Crystal City, MO 63019. For further information or to receive a copy of the role description for the Director of Sponsorship, you may e-mail:


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:


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.


ORGANIST -- We, the Sisters of the Carmelite Monastery of Eldridge, Iowa, are seeking a Sister or laywoman organist to accompany our liturgies, for a period of one, two, three or four months beginning June1. Benefits: A live-in Contemplative Experience, small community, lush rural setting, personal and communal prayer, spiritual direction, study, rich liturgies, simple work and small stipend. Call Sister Mary Jo or Sister Lynne: (563) 285-8387.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY -- Epiphany Cathedral, Venice, FL. Full-time position with competitive salary/benefits. Responsibilities include: coordination/direction of choir, cantors, musicians; collaboration on parish and diocesan liturgical planning and execution; keyboard skills; maintenance/improvement of quality in all areas of our established music program. Qualifications: master’s in church music or equivalent and parish experience as director of music. We are a 4,000-family cathedral community with a cantor program, 50-plus choir, children’s choir, handbells, 36 rank Klug and Schumacher pipe organ, Yamaha grand piano with Midi enhancement. Principal organist/assistant director in place. Send letter of vision and intent, resume, and references by June 15 to: Search Committee, Epiphany Cathedral, 310 Sarasota St., Venice, FL 34285. Fax: (941)488-9333. 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:

MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Full-time position in large suburban parish. Music at weekend parish Masses (5), direct a choir, weddings and funerals. Organ and keyboard proficiency needed. Send resume by June 1, 2005 to: Rev. William O’Shea, St. Margaret Mary Parish, 1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville, IL 60540.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Suburban Atlanta parish of 4,000-plus families with a Vatican II vision of church is seeking energetic, spirit-filled person with experience and a good understanding of liturgical planning and pacing. We are musically diverse with pop, rock, gospel and Latin American styles as well as some traditional music. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music. Exceptional piano, vocal and directing skills. Familiarity with Flor y Canto and contemporary OCP & GIA repertoire. Ability to sing in Spanish as well as English preferred. Recording studio experience or extensive knowledge of electronic equipment a plus. Duties of liturgical ministry training and Spanish and English ensemble directing are shared collaboratively with a full-time Associate Director and part time Administrative Assistant. Salary and benefits are very competitive. Send resume and salary expectations to: Transfiguration Catholic Church, attention: Liturgy Search Committee, 1815 Blackwell Road NE, Marietta, GA 30066. Phone: (770) 977-1442. Fax: (770) 578-1415.


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Our large suburban parish near Portland OR seeks an experienced parish minister to direct the RCIA program, coordinate the scheduling and training of liturgical ministers, coordinate our parish ministry to the sick and shut-ins, and assist parish clergy with marriage preparation and adult education. This candidate must be able to lead, inspire, and communicate effectively with volunteers, and work cooperatively with our large parish staff. A Theology degree is preferred; related degrees and comparable experience will be considered. Interested candidates are invited to send letter and professional resume to: Staff Search, Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 650 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Fax: (503) 636-9415. E-mail:

ST. ALBERT THE GREAT Church, a dynamic and stable Roman Catholic Parish in Reno, Nevada is looking to replace our retiring Pastoral Associate. Duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the parish Priest(s), administrative and financial supervision of the Parish, Child Development Center, and School (grades K-8). Position is open on July 1, 2005. References Required. Salary is depending on experience. Please call for an information packet: (775) 747-0722.

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Saint Brigid Parish in Midland, MI seeks a Pastoral Associate to join our existing pastoral team. Will minister to the spiritual life of the 1,100 household community through planning, presiding and preaching; coordinate the RCIA process; supervise the Christian Service Commission; assist families at times of transition. Master’s Degree in Theology and three to five years of parish experience preferred. Salary and benefits commensurate with degree and experience. Application deadline is May 27, 2005. Send resume and cover letter to Saint Brigid Parish, PA Search Committee, 207 Ashman Street, Midland MI 48640.

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Christian Service, Ministry to the Sick, RCIA as part of a team. To apply, please send resume to: Search Committee, St. James Parish, 710 Columbus Ave., Bay City, MI 48708.

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- St. Joseph Parish, Dexter, MI seeks Pastoral Associate to coordinate RCIA, Adult Formation, Social Ministry Commission. Growing, active 1300 family parish; pastoral staff of six. Currently finalizing plans for new worship space. Degree or certification in Theology or experience in Pastoral Ministry preferred. Salary and benefits commensurate with degree and experience. Position begins July 1, 2005. Send resume by May 30 to: Fr. Brendan Walsh, 3430 Dover, Dexter, MI 48130. Phone: (734) 426-8483.


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

JOHN CARROLL Catholic High School in Ft. Pierce, Florida is accepting applications for the position of Principal of the School. Requirements: A Master’s in Educational Leadership and a minimum of three years high school experience. Applicants must be of the Catholic Faith. Please forward your Resume/Curriculum Vitae and salary requirements to: Sr. Joan Dawson, Superintendent, Office of Catholic Schools, The Diocese of Palm Beach, PO Box 109650, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-9650


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Our Lady of Good Counsel, a parish of 3,300 families in Northern Virginia pastored by the Oblates of Francis DeSales, is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Religious Education to start on July 1. Our parish community, guided by the spirit of Francis De Sales, is grounded in the spirit of Vatican II. Qualifications include: a master’s degree in Catechetics or in another related discipline with a minor or concentration in religious education or catechetics, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, a solid knowledge of liturgical rites, a minimum of three years administrative experience. Competitive salary with benefits commensurate with experience. Deadline May 9, 2005. Send resume, two letters of recommendation and your philosophy of religious education to: DRE Search Committee, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, PO Box 97, Vienna, VA 22183-0097. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity Parish, a 1,900 family Catholic community in north suburban Chicago, is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education (DRE). This is a twelve-month appointment. We desire an enthusiastic, experienced person to lead an 800-student program for children aged three to eighth grade. Key responsibilities include recruiting teachers and volunteers, providing training programs for the catechists, and managing the full-time Assistant Director and Office Administrator. Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s in appropriate field desired. Experience as a DRE is strongly preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and must comply with Archdiocesan guidelines. Please mail, fax, or e-mail resume and letter of application by May 6 to: DRE Search, Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity Parish, 191 Linden Street, Winnetka, Il 60093. Fax: (847) 446-7630. E-mail:

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.

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES, an active 3,800 family parish in Lake Zurich IL (Northwest Suburban Chicago) seeks a full-time Director of Religious Education to direct programs for children’s religious faith formation. There are about 1,350 children in the program: preschool thru eighth. This position is part of the Parish Pastoral Staff and supervises support staff as well as catechists and program coordinators. The position includes administration of current programs, 1st Penance and Communion preparation, developing new programs, formation of catechetical leaders and parent formation. Candidates must meet or exceed minimum Archdiocese of Chicago requirements. Start date will be July 1, 2005 or sooner. Send resumes: Attn: DRE Search, St. Francis de Sales, 135 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich IL 60047. For further information contact:


MINISTER OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY -- Catholic Community of Epiphany offers a unique and challenging opportunity for a full time Minister of Social Responsibility. This person will join a ten member pastoral staff and work in a progressive parish of 1400 families. Education and engagement with parish community in well-established programs include: Local Outreach, Hunger, Third World Advocacy, Spirituality, Women’s Issues, Environmental Concerns, and Hispanic Ministry. The ideal candidate should have a strong commitment to social justice based upon Catholic social teaching and gospel values. And should have strong organizational, pastoral and conflict resolution skills. Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Extensive benefits package. Screening will begin May 15, 2005. Send resume with three references to: Church of the Epiphany, Attn: Social Responsibility Minister Search Committee, 914 Old Harrods Creek Rd., Louisville, KY 40223.


CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY, a Roman Catholic comprehensive university in the tradition of the Christian Brothers, seeks an Assistant Professor of Religion for a tenure track position beginning Fall 2005. Four course semester teaching load with usual non-teaching responsibilities and full participation in the department and the university are expected. Summer teaching also possible. Qualifications: Ph.D. required. Candidates should possess a record of teaching excellence, a commitment to Catholic higher education and the university’s Lasallian mission. Roman Catholic preferred. AOC: Systematic and/or historical theology. Equal opportunity employer. Deadline for application is May 15, 2005. Send letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference to: Religion Search Committee, c/o Human Resources Office, Christian Brothers University, 650 E Parkway South, Memphis, TN 38104. Web site:

JOHN CARROLL Catholic High School in Ft. Pierce, FL is accepting applications for the position of Music Director/Teacher. The requirements include: a Bachelor’s in Music, a minimum of two years of teaching experience, and a willingness to seek State Certification. The Director will also be responsible for music at school liturgies. Please forward your resume to: Mrs. Linda Easom, Assistant Principal, John Carroll High School, 3402 Delaware Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL. 34947.


DIRECTOR of Youth/Young Adult Ministry: Vibrant Vatican II bilingual (English/Spanish) parish of 2800 families seeks a dynamic full time director of youth/young adult ministry who will implement the processes and strive after the goals of “Renewing the Vision”. Requirements are: a BA in theology or a related field; commitment to one’s own Catholic faith growth and that of others; a love for youth/young adult ministry and the ability to work effectively with these age groups; good relational leadership and organizational skills; the ability to empower, train and supervise ministry teams; and (preferred) fluency in English and Spanish. Deadline is May 20, 2005. For an application packet contact: Sister Evangeline Salazar at our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Community, 5415 Fortuna Road, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. Phone: (505) 836-5011, ext. 39. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTER POSITION -- St. Theresa’s Parish in Kihei, Maui, is seeking a full-time (35 hours) youth minister for its Life Teen and Confirmation programs. Full benefits and salary provided. Training in the Life Teen model of youth ministry will be provided if necessary. Applicant should be an active Catholic with knowledge of present Church teachings and pastoral work. Please send resume and references to: St. Theresa Youth Ministry Search Committee, 25 W. Lipoa St., Kihei, HI 96753.

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