National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 20, 2005

Hundreds of jobs -- professional, administrative, clerical, ministerial and even some secular -- are filled through NCR Classifieds each year. The more popular titles include campus ministers, chaplains, counselors, executive directors, liturgy/music ministers, superintendents, principals, teachers and youth ministers. NCR Classifieds are also your best sources for up-to-date information on retreats, sabbaticals, Spanish studies, educational programs -- all the categories listed on the right column.

Because NCR is a nonprofit organization, our advertising rates are lower than most national publications, and because the NCR Classifieds serve the non-profit community as well as the commercial sector, our pages have become the one-stop source for information in the Catholic world. To inquire about our rates or how to advertise, e-mail us. Please include a phone number and/or mailing address. Or call the advertising department toll-free at (800) 444-8910 ext. 2217. For a media kit in PDF format click here.


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:


COUNSELING/PSYCHOTHERAPY. Rev. Edward Lambro, PhD, CCMHC. Sensitive to the unique treatment issues and privacy needs of clergy, religious sisters and brothers. Northern New Jersey. Phone: (973) 345-8410.


WE NEED YOUR HELP: To assist poor destitute Hydrocephalic children in Haiti prepare for surgery. We provide means for brain scans and blood work. Please assist us in this work of mercy. Send your Donations to: Holy Angels Children’s Society, Inc., Attention: Fr. John Bellezza, PO Box 2142, Southampton, NJ 08088.

 Facilities for Rent

RETREAT -- vacation house on 6+ acres - located within minutes of Weston Priory in Vermont. This 1600 square foot all cedar, two-story house is an ideal setting for retreat or vacation. It has three bedrooms, two full baths, full kitchen, large dining and living area with cathedral ceiling, full carpeting, new appliances, dishwasher, dryer, fireplace, stereo/tape deck and a large deck overlooking tall trees for total privacy and quiet. Within minutes are supermarkets, quaint country stores as well as hiking and swimming in the Green Mountain Forest. Okemo, Magic, Bromley, Stratton and Killington are 15 to 30 minutes away. Week $600/Weekend $250, Winter season 2005-06 $6,500, Book early for discount. Please call: (201) 880-0770 or e-mail: Web site:

 Houses of Prayer

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

Language Studies

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

NCR Special Issues

JOHN ALLEN’S ROME Tour Book - Special Report: National Catholic Reporter -- July 15, 2005 issue. Ad Reservation Closing Date: June 17, Noon, CST. Ad copy due: June 27, 2005. NCR’s Rome Correspondent John Allen will give us a “behind-the-scenes” tour of the Eternal City - and provide our readership with a perspective of Rome that can’t be found anywhere else. With renewed interest in pilgrimages to Rome soaring to an all-time high, this is your opportunity to reach the National Catholic Reporter’s 120,000+ weekly readers who will be looking to this special issue when making their travel plans. Travel companies, tour groups, pilgrimages, books on the Vatican or any other resources on the Church should be advertised in this special issue -- John Allen’s Rome Tour book -- only in NCR! Contact us TODAY to reserve your ad space in this special issue. (800) 444-8910, Ext. 2218, 2217, 2216, 2238. Fax: (816) 968-2268. E-mail: or Web site:

FALL & WINTER LISTINGS -- It's time to plan for NCR's Fall and Winter Listings 2005 -- an important advertising supplement for our weekly readership of 120,000 nationwide. Issue date: August 26, 2005 Reservation closing date: July 8, 2005 Contact the NCR Advertising Department today! 1-800-444-8910, Ext. 2216, 2217, 2218 or 2238. Fax: 816-968-2268 E-mail: or Web site:

Parish Missions

MISSIONS/RETREATS -- Numerous topics offered by Oblates of St. Francis de Sales and colleagues. DeSales Resources and Ministries, Fr. John Graden, director: (800) 782-2270. Web site:

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


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:

SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS Training/Renewal Program. CEU’s now available. June 13-July 8 or July 11-August 5, 2005. Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, Colo. For more information: Mercy Center Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302. Email: or visit our web site at

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:


ANGELSPRING FARM Wellness Retreat - Individual Retreats at The Granary: arts, Franciscan, solitude, nature-focused. Contact Sister Char:  Phone: (724) 938-2301 E-mail:

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:

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

MEDITATION On Retreat with 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.

SCHOOL OF LECTIO DIVINA six-day Retreat September 17-23, 2005 Benedict Inn, Beech Grove, Indiana Cost: $400. For information e-mail: Web site:

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:


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.

SABBATICAL /RENEWAL TIME IN NEW ENGLAND -- Genesis provides the perfect atmosphere for your Inner “Peacekeeping and Deepening of Contemplative Awareness.” Design your own sabbatical time according to your needs. Genesis retreats and workshops are available as desired. Contact: Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center, 53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085. Phone: (413) 562-3627. E-mail: Web site:

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:

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:


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 Wanted

SIX-YEARS EXPERIENCE as director of adult education, three years as coordinator of music and liturgy, more than 15 years as a volunteer musician at parish liturgies. Master’s degree in theology. Bachelor’s degree in sacred music. Excellent organ and keyboard skills. Seek combination position involving music and adult education in a parish located within 150 miles of New York City. Full-time availability September 1; earlier availability for weekends. Please reply to: NCR Advertising, Dept. 117137, P.O. Box 411009, Kansas City MO 64141-1009.

SUMMER JOB College student, P/C skills, English/Spanish. General Assistant. E-mail:

Employment Opportunities


CAMPUS MINISTER -- Cardinal Stritch University, Franciscan and Catholic, seeks a full time Campus Minister of Catholic or other tradition. Primary responsibilities: community building, student leadership development, providing pastoral care and program planning. Prefer master’s degree in Theology, pastoral ministry, seminary training or related area. Applications accepted until position is filled. To apply: Send a letter of interest and resume to: Sr. Adele Thibaudeau, OSF, Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road #510, Milwaukee, WI 53217. Fax (414) 410-4329. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER. Newman Center at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. Help build student-focused ministry based on direct, personal, and healthy relationships. Looking for right person, then will build specific duties and responsibilities. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be dedicated to own spiritual growth. Large state university campus, schedule emphasizes evening hours. B.A. required. M.A. preferred. Open to recent grad, maybe someone looking for internship. Experience working in campus ministry a plus. Send resume ASAP: Dave Ebenhoh, Director, 715 S. Washington, Carbondale, IL 62901. Phone: (618) 529-3311. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER at major State University--seeking dynamic individual to work with the ministerial team at a university parish of 1,000 families and several hundred university students. Duties include oversight of twice-yearly, student-organized retreats attended by nearly 200 students per semester, organizing service projects, offering opportunities for prayer and study. The campus minister must be able to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and spiritual interests within the Catholic tradition. Master’s in divinity or a similar degree required. Ministerial experience is a plus, but will consider a recent graduate. Paulist priests serve at the parish. Please send resume to: Search Committee, St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish, 904 14th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. Fax to: (303) 443-8399. E-mail:


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.


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 web site at:


DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR -- Catholic Network of Volunteer Service, a membership organization of faith-based volunteer programs, seeks to fill new position of full-time Development Coordinator to conduct grantwriting, direct mail appeals, donor cultivation and special events. Minimum three years direct experience in non-profit development/fundraising and proven track record of meeting financial goals are required. Salary: low-forties to low fifties (commensurate with experience) with excellent benefits. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred. Proven aptitude with MS Office and fundraising software (e.g., Results Plus). Equal opportunity employer. Start date: early summer 2005. To apply, send: cover letter, resume, contact info for 3 references, 1-2 pg. writing sample, and salary requirements to or by mail to: CNVS, 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 506, Takoma Park, MD 20912. No phone calls please. Web site:


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.


DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN FORMATION -- Vibrant community of 3,500-plus families, staffed by the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales, seeks Director for Christian Formation Program. Position requires lead role for Sacramental Prep, RCIA and Adult Formation. Guide, mentor and support Coordinators of Elementary, Junior High and Senior High programs. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Religious Education, or related field. Minimum three years experience in faith formation with some administrative experience. Ability to coordinate and support numerous volunteers. Spanish is a plus. Competitive salary and benefits. Anticipated starting date would be August 1, 2005. Send resume to: Search Committee, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston, VA 20191 or e-mail:


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


MUSIC AND WORSHIP -- St. Thomas More Parish in Lynchburg, Virginia is seeking a full-time pastoral staff member whose vocation is to provide primary leadership for the music and worship in our multi-generational parish of 650 households. You should be a faith-filled teacher and trainer whose prayer and spiritual life is centered in the Roman Catholic Church. You should be an energetic and well-organized person with a comprehensive repertoire who is able to communicate well with all age groups. Collegial work habits with staff and parishioners are essential. Salary with benefits. Application deadline: June 15th. Send letter of introduction to:

MUSIC MINISTER. Church of the Holy Family, Virginia Beach. VA. Full-time position,1,100 families. Responsible for adult choir, teen choir, children’s choir program, three-octave handbell choir, instrumental ensemble, cantors, Wedding, funeral liturgies. Concert-size Baldwin piano, 3 octaves of handbells, three-manual Ahlborn-Galanti organ. Coordinate, train music ministers, resource person to staff personnel. Strong piano and organ skills desired, vocal skills a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Requires BA with advanced degree or three years experience. Send resume to Music Search Committee. Church of the Holy Family, 1279 North Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach. VA 23454. Phone: (757) 481-5702.

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:

LITURGIST: Chapel Director and Program Coordinator. Immediate opening for a full-time liturgist, chapel director and program coordinator for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province. Responsible for schedules, oversees, prepares and promotes faith formation through the arts, prayer and rituals for the CSJ, CSJ/A community and the wider community. Please send responses to: Province Office Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet,6400 Minnesota Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63111-2899. Fax: (314) 351-3111.

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.


LAY MISSIONARIES -- Lay Mission-Helpers Association seeking teachers, nurses, administrators, computer techs, and so forth. To serve overseas missions for three years. Airfare, monthly stipend, medical insurance provided. E-mail: Apply online at Web site:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- St. Thomas More Parish in Lynchburg, Virginia is seeking a full-time pastoral staff member whose vocation is to provide primary leadership for the Generations of Faith paradigm in our multi-generational parish of 650 households. You should be a focused, well-disciplined self- starter who thinks outside the box and a storyteller with a desire to share faith through evangelization. You will manage diverse volunteers, seeking to involve and engage others in a committed, dynamic worshiping and ministering environment. Salary with benefits. Application deadline: June 15th. Send letter of introduction to:

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/Director of Faith Formation and Liturgy: A fast growing parish (over 3000 families) seeking a Director of Faith Formation. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a Masters Degree in Theology or Religious Education. A Master of Divinity is preferred. This is a full-time position with responsibility for entire Faith Formation program in the parish and supervision of the Directors of Religious Education and Youth Ministry as well as working with the pastor to enhance the liturgical life of the parish. Send resume as well as references to: Search Committee: St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2575 West El Campo Grande Avenue; North Las Vegas, NV 89031. Phone: (702)-657-0200. E-mail:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Saginaw, MI. Vibrant, inclusive, Vatican II-rooted parish of approximately 850 families with collaborative pastoral team. Responsibilities include: RCIA, ministry to sick, preaching, Christina service and retreats. Salary and benefits commensurate with degree and experience. Send cover letter, resume and references by May 25 to: SS. Peter & Paul, Attention: Search committee, 4735 W. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI 48603.


PRINCIPAL -- Cardinal McCarrick High School, a dynamic learning environment focused on spiritual values and academic excellence with an enrollment of 475 students and 58 faculty/staff, is seeking a visionary, energetic leader for the position of Principal. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic and be committed to the Mission of Catholic Education, possess a Master’s Degree in Education, have five years of teaching and/or administrative experience, possess or be working towards a state administration certification, and have a demonstrated ability to lead in a collaborative setting. Please send resume and appropriate background information by June 1, 2005 to: Search Committee Chairperson, Diocese of Metuchen, P.O. Box 191, Metuchen, New Jersey 08840-0191. E-mail:

PRINCIPAL -- Resurrection Catholic School, grades pre-K through eighth, 200 students. Master’s degree/Certification, practicing Catholic preferred. Inquiry deadline: May 30, 2005. For application packet contact: Search Committee, Attention: Rev. Fred Briers, CR, 2815 Forbes Drive, Montgomery, AL 36110. Phone: (334) 230-1913. E-mail:


PROGRAM OFFICER II/PARTNERSHIP -- D 05 047, Philadelphia Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the overseas relief and development agency of the Catholic community of the United States is seeking a Program Officer II/Partnership. This professional is responsible for outreach and development of relationships between CRS and other Catholic institutions in the Northeast Region in order to advance the agency’s vision of global solidarity with the poor and their mission as Catholic institutions. The Northeast Region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Qualifications: Master’s degree, five years of institutional relations related work and project/budget management experience, extensive knowledge of the Catholic Church and Catholic Social Teaching and ability to travel. Equal opportunity employer. To learn more about the specific duties and qualifications and to apply on-line, please visit our web site at In your cover letter, please include Requisition Number D 05 047, Source Code NCR and salary expectations.


DIRECTOR OR COORDINATOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Immediate opening for full-time position at St. James Catholic church, an active growing parish of 1,100 families in beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Masters Degree in Religious Education or Studies, Theology, or approved equivalent preferred. Responsibilities include supervising and coordinating religious education programs in parish, including elementary program for approximately 600 students (preschool through eighth grade), adult education, RCIA, sacramental programs, and formation of catechists. For job description visit Send resume to DRE Search, St. James Catholic church, 505 Woodcrest Avenue, Lititz, PA 17543.

FULL-TIME POSITION: Coordinator of Religious Education - Member of Pastoral Team Church of the Presentation is a large, spirit-filled, vibrant parish located in northern New Jersey. Programs include: A winter religious education program of approximately 1,000 children in grades one through six and 150 volunteer catechists; a summer religious education program of approximately 325 students in grades one through eight and 30 catechists. Responsibilities: Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer catechists. Coordinate registration and maintain database on religious ed. families. Oversee budget. Qualifications: Strong interpersonal, collaborative and administrative skills combined with pastoral or ministerial training. Degree(s) in Education, Religious Education and/or Theology is preferred but not required. Computer literacy and excellent organizational skills required. Salary with benefits is commensurate with experience. Training will be provided. Application deadline: May 27. Resume, two reference letters and a statement of your philosophy of religious education should be mailed to: Dennis M. Corcoran, Director of Parish Operations, Church of the Presentation, 271 W. Saddle River Rd., Upper Saddle River NJ 07458 or by e-mail to:


SYSTEMATICS THEOLOGY PROFESSOR. Washington Theological Union, a Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry, announces a full-time faculty position in the field of systematic theology beginning Fall 2006. Applicant should be someone well versed in the Roman Catholic tradition, possess a doctorate in systematic or historical theology and be able to teach graduate courses in foundational theology and Christian anthropology to graduate students preparing for ordained and lay ministry. Preference given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching; rank and duration of appointment are open. Application deadline: September 15, 2005. Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to: Dean’s Office, Washington Theological Union, 6896 Laurel Street NW, Washington, DC 20012. Phone: (202) 541-5219. Web site:


COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St. John Neumann Church in Reston (3,500-plus families) is seeking a Spirit-filled individual to coordinate a comprehensive high school youth ministry program. Preference: Bachelor’s Degree in related field, and YM experience. Ability to work with adult volunteers and to empower youth. Send resume and references to: CYM Search Committee, St. John Neumann Catholic Community, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston, VA 20191 or

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