National Catholic Reporter

Updated June 17, 2005

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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

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PILGRIMAGE TO IRELAND, Sept. 15-24, 2005. A contemplative journey centered in the beautiful, mystical Glendalough Valley, with space for silence and prayer; for secret hidden holy places as well as famous sites. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 4220 Mercier, Kansas City, MO, 64111. Phone (816) 561-6855. E-mail: Website:

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:


CLERGY ABUSE SURVIVORS; discover healing at “The Farm” 1,300 acre center in Kentucky. Individual and group options available. Visit: or call (502) 241-5544 for details.

ANGELSPRING FARM Wellness Retreat -- -Individual Retreats at The Granary: arts, Franciscan, solitude, nature-focused, heat and A/C. Contact Sister Char: Phone: (724) 938-2301 E-mail: 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: Phone: (219)-398-5047. E-mail: 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:


CANTERBURY, ENGLAND - spend sabbatical time in a Franciscan setting in the Garden of England. Join students from all over the world in spiritual reflection, renewal and stimulating insights into Scripture, spirituality and Franciscan studies. MA and PhD studies also offered. Close to London and links to Europe. Come for ten weeks or a whole academic year. For information contact Sr. Margaret McGrath, Franciscan International Study Centre, Giles Lane, Canterbury CT2 7NA, United Kingdom. E-mail: or see our 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:

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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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


HOME MANAGER/Housekeeper/Assistant-Service Heart. Seeking full-time, live-in position for parish rectory/seminary, female individual, family. Thirty years extensive experience in household management and personal care for people of all ages, with compassion-willingness to serve in difficult circumstances. I consider myself an asset in promoting family life with commitment to providing highest quality service/consideration. I offer you my energy, understanding, cooperation, exceptional organizational skills maintaining positive, supportive environment in any home/religious house. U.S. citizen, practicing Catholic, enjoy travel, immediate availability anywhere. Resume, detailed skills, service profile, impeccable references. Martha Lee Crima: (440) 454-1437. E-mail:

Employment Opportunities


CO-ADMINISTRATOR FOR COMMUNITY LIFE-full-time (40 hrs/wk) or may be shared by two 20 hr/wk position. Sisters of the Presentation are seeking a Religious Sister who will be responsible for all aspects of personal support and pastoral services for the Motherhouse Community of 40 Sisters, supervises and schedules pastoral staff and volunteers and works closely with the other Co-Administrator and staff. Call: (415) 422-5024 for complete job description. Send resume to: Sr. Virginia Espinal, 281 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118. E-mail to:


DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY-Hall Newman Center: Oswego: State University of New York. The Diocese of Syracuse seeks qualified applicants (lay men/women, members of Religious communities priest/sister/brother) for the full-time position of Director of Campus Ministry at Hall Newman Center. The role description and requirements are located at under “employment.” College information is located at The application process is described in the listing. Direct applications/questions to: Vicar for Parishes, Diocese of Syracuse, PO Box 511, Syracuse, NY 13201. Phone: (315) 470-1437. The application process will remain open until the role is filled.

CAMPUS MINISTER (full time seasonal) sought by Niagara University, a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian Community. Affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit: for complete position description plus requirements. Resume with cover letter: Human Resources Director, PO Box 1911, Niagara University, NY 14109.


CHAPLAIN, MADERA, CA-Children’s Hospital Central California, located on the San Joaquin River bluffs just north of Fresno, is seeking a full-time Chaplain to respond to spiritual support needs of patients and families including end of life needs, sacramental ministry, and requests for pastoral visits. The individual will be accountable to contact community clergy e.g., the Roman Catholic priest on call or other faith based resources for persons requesting this service. Master’s level degree in theological studies, pastoral counseling or relevant field is required. Clinical Pastoral Education and three years experience in pastoral ministry are required. Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable. Please visit our website at to apply online or contact a recruiter for additional information at (800) 228-2231.


SECRETARY FOR COMMUNICATIONS, Jesuit Conference-The Secretary for Communications directs the office of communications for the Jesuit Conference (JC), the national office of the Jesuits of the United States. The office is responsible for publishing the “National Jesuit News” and “In All Things” as well as maintaining the JC. (Web site: The Secretary is a member of the Jesuit Conference cabinet and responsible for overseeing and implementing a national communications plan. Candidates for the position should have at least five years experience and professional training in communications. A more complete job description is available on the JC website. Competitive salary and benefits are offered. Please submit a letter of interest and resume by June 17, 2005, to: Thomas Gaunt, S.J., Jesuit Conference, 1616 P Street, NW, Suite #300, Washington, DC 20036. Fax: (202) 328-9212. E-mail: Website:


ACADEMIC DEAN for Napa Valley High School-Justin-Siena High School, a Catholic, college preparatory institution founded by the Lasallian Christian Brothers and the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is seeking a Vice-Principal, Dean of Studies. The preferred candidate will posses a master’s in education or an administrative credential with high school administration experience and scheduling software preferred. Candidates with a Catholic background are preferred. Please send resume to: Mr. Gregory Schmitz, Principal, 4026 Maher Street, Napa, CA 94558. Fax: (707) 255-0334. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT -- IHM Sisters, a community of Catholic women religious, seeks a full-time Director of Development. Position available July 1, 2005. Office currently located in Bloomfield Hills, MI however is anticipated to move to Monroe, MI in July, 2006. Responsibilities include: Oversee, coordinate and facilitate all development programs; Formulate goals and objectives; Supervise staff, record keeping and reports; Donor cultivation and solicitation; Public speaking; Budget preparation; Collaborate in transition to Office of Congregational Advancement. Qualifications include: Development or fundraising experience required with major gifts and planned giving experience preferred; Experience leading a Development team; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Experience collaborating with others; Microsoft Office Suite experience; Valid driver license. Applicant materials reviewed upon receipt. Submit cover letter and resume to: SSIHM Human Resources Manager, 610 W. Elm Ave., Monroe MI 48162. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP wanted St. Mary Catholic Church, Evansville, Indiana. Full-time position in a vibrant, active parish with 465 families. The choir is well developed, and the Assembly active in Vatican II expression of Liturgy. Experience and education in liturgical theology, proficiency in vocal directing, organ, and piano required. Primary responsibilities include pastoral presence to parish, planning all parish liturgies, including music selection and accompaniment, collaborative working style, ability to organize volunteer liturgical ministers. Send resume by July 15, 2005 to Search Committee, 613 Cherry Street, Evansville, IN 47713. E-mail: See web site:

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 lie 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, MI 48226. E-mail:

BON SECOURS VOLUNTEER Ministry Director - Director needed for Catholic Volunteer Ministry Program in Baltimore, Maryland. Responsibilities include: recruit and support volunteers, provide retreats, maintain relationships with service sites, coordinate future planning process, develop new service sites, secure housing and financial stability for the program. Provide financial and program reports to the Sisters of Bon Secours. Position available July 1, 2005. Please mail or fax resume to: Sr. Alice M. Talone, CBS, President, Sisters of Bon Secours, 1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104. Fax: (410) 442-1394.


DIRECTOR OF EVANGELIZATION and Worship-This full-time position provides leadership and direction for a comprehensive approach to delivery of parish and diocesan services in the areas of Evangelization in the Green Bay Diocese. Responsible for assessing the spiritual needs of the Diocese, acting as liaison in matters of evangelization and worship, strengthening ministry to youth, overseeing development of Worship and Spirituality programs, campus ministry and retreat center operations, and implementing an RCIA program. Ideal candidate has Master’s degree or equivalent in Theology, Ministry, Worship, or related field and a minimum of five to eight years’ experience relating to parish ministry. Must be practicing Catholic and possess thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Catholic ecclesial life and structure. Please do not apply in person. If interested, please send resume by July 15, 2005 to: Cathy Larson, Director of Human Resources, PO Box 23825, Green Bay, WI 54305-3825 or e-mail to:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The Maine Council of Churches, a partnership of Protestant and Roman Catholic communities, seeks an Executive Director to lead in its mission to contribute to a sustainable culture of justice, compassion and peace. Competence needed in articulating Christian support of social justice and peace, directing of staff and volunteers, working with diverse faith-based communities, relating to government, and fundraising and development. Application deadline is July 31, 2005. Application packets available from Maine Council of Churches, 19 Pleasant Ave., Portland, ME 04103.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Earth Ministry, a Christian environmental nonprofit in Seattle, seeks a new Executive Director to begin Sept. 6th. Apply by June 24, open until filled. Information at: Or call: (206) 632-2426.


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS FORMATION -- A rural parish and its twin near Greensburg, PA is seeking a DRF. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in religious formation, be a practicing Roman Catholic and willing to work with K-8, Youth Ministry, RCIA and intergenerational. Send resume by June 15 to: DRF Committee, PO Box 187, United, PA 15689. Fax to: (724) 423-4438.

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION at Church of the Holy Redeemer, Marshall, MN, a parish of 5,000. Full time position available July 1, 2005. Responsibilities: coordination of Faith Formation K-8 programs including first reconciliation and first Eucharist; collaboration on established intergenerational faith formation program; overseeing baptism and marriage preparation programs; possible involvement in RCIA. Qualifications: degree in theology, education or related field. Experience desired. Application deadline: June 15. Send inquiries or resumes to: Holy Redeemer Church, c/o Leo, 503 W Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258. E-mail:

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR FAITH FORMATION -- Holy Family Parish, a vibrant Vatican II community of 2,000 households is seeking a fulltime Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation. The position includes the following elements: Development and gradual implementation of the principles of Whole Community Catechesis as well as continued responsibility for Catechesis for Adults and Children (preschool/Elementary), Sacramental Preparation, Liturgy of the Word for Children and VBS. Applicants should have three to five years experience working with adults and children. The person needs to support a climate of collaboration, be a self-starter and possess strong organization skills. Salary and benefits in accord with Archdiocesan guidelines. Send Resume to: Search Committee, Holy Family Church, 7355 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA. 98033.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS FORMATION -- St. Albert the Great Newman Parish in Las Cruces, New Mexico, has an immediate opening for a fulltime person to serve as the Director of Religious Formation. St. Albert’s is vibrant and growing university parish that serves approximately 850 families as well as the student faith community of New Mexico State University. The Director of Religious Formation is responsible for directing religious education programs ranging from pre-school to OCIA including all sacramental preparation. As a member of the parish Pastoral team, the Director works with parishioners in developing religious education and faith sharing programs and also serves as a resource for the parish staff. An academic background, preferably a master’s degree in Theology, Religious Education or a related field is required. Applicant must be a Roman Catholic who is an active member of a parish. Prior parish experience, especially in youth (middle and high school) ministry is preferred. Send or e-mail resume ASAP to: Chuck Boehmer, St. Albert the Great Newman Parish, 2615 South Solano, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001. Phone: (505) 522-6202. E-mail: with questions.

DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION and Ministry Development-St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, a vibrant, multicultural parish of 2,700 families grounded in the spirit of Vatican II, seeks a director to foster adult faith formation programs. Responsibilities include overseeing volunteer development, coordinating adult sacramental programs and fostering other ministry teams. Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in theology or pastoral studies, parish life experience, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Spanish preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, and references to: Fr. Gerry Creedon, 3304 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201. E-mail:


DIOCESAN DIRECTOR of Hispanic Ministry-The Diocese of Beaumont announces the opening of this full-time position with benefits. Viable Candidates will possess the following qualifications: Active Catholic in good standing; Fluency in English and Spanish -- verbal, reading, writing; B.A. or Master’s Degree in Hispanic Studies or Theology or Religious Education or the substantial equivalent in professional training and experience; Certification in Hispanic Ministry with five years experience in Hispanic ministry at the parish or diocesan level; Three years of pastoral administrative and supervisory responsibilities with good administrative, organizational, supervisory, and financial management skills; basic understanding of computer word processing. Send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements by June 17, 2005, to: Fr. Michael A. Jamail, V.G., Diocese of Beaumont, P. O. Box 3948, Beaumont, TX 77704-3948.


DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY -- St. Charles Parish, San Diego, CA, a vibrant, multi-cultural parish, seeks a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills. Candidates must hold at least a Bachelor of Music degree with proficiencies in organ, piano, voice and conducting, and have experience with Catholic liturgy. Familiarity with Spanish is preferred. Responsibilities: planning, preparation and coordination of seven weekend Masses and other special Masses; directing a variety of choirs from the piano and/or organ console; developing and training volunteer English and Spanish speaking cantors; overseeing all choirs and volunteer assistant organists; reporting directly to the Pastor. A more detailed job description is posted at Send resume and salary expectations to Fr. Fernando Ramirez, Pastor, c/o St. Charles Catholic Church, 990 Saturn Blvd., San Diego, CA 92154, or e-mail to:

THE ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT PAUL and Minneapolis has numerous full-/part-time parish positions in music and liturgy. For information:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND RCIA -- Large, vibrant parish serving Michigan State University is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgy and RCIA as part of a campus ministry pastoral team starting July 1. MA preferred. Contact: Search Committee, St. John Student Parish, 327 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823. Phone: (517) 337-9978 for application packet.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY. St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, Hartford Connecticut seeks a full-time music director. St. Patrick-St. Anthony is a rapidly growing parish of 1,200 families with a strong urban ministry. Candidates must be able to develop a music repertoire that incorporates classical and contemporary music into our catholic liturgy, direct three choirs, supervise cantors, section leaders and an assistant organist, play organ at three Sunday masses and work collaboratively with the Director of Liturgy and Pastoral staff. Desired background includes MA, and/or equivalent experience, strong keyboard skills and experience with Roman Catholic liturgy. Send resume to: St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, c/o John Lemega, 285 Church Street, Hartford, CT 06103-1196. Position available: September 1, 2005. Response deadline: July 8, 2005. For job description, visit


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 Aquinas Catholic Church is interested in hiring a pastoral associate who is professionally qualified to assist the pastor in the daily operation of the parish. The pastoral associate will direct one or more specific ministries, i.e.: educational formation, parish administration and pastoral ministry and directs the management of the parish in collaboration with the Pastor and Parish Pastoral Council. The pastoral associate will also assist in the overall process of parish administration, including assessing needs, pastoral planning, decision-making, implementation and budget management. The candidate must have a college degree or equivalent. Religious, theological or ministerial degree preferred. Mater’s degree preferred. Please contact Susan Williams at (317) 926-5892 or e-mail for more information at


PRINCIPAL -- The David School, David, Kentucky ( is seeking a Principal for the 2005/2006 school year. The David School is a small, co-ed, non-traditional private school founded on Catholic Social Teachings. The school provides a tuition free academic and vocational program to economically disadvantaged youth seeking a renewed opportunity for education. Applicants should be a practicing Christian with a commitment to serving the underprivileged youth. They must hold a master’s degree in education administration; have at least 3 years teaching and administration experience, leadership ability and collaborative skills. Candidates should send cover letter, resume and contact information of 3 professional references by June 30, 2005 to: Executive Director, The David School, PO Box 1, David, KY 41616.


ST. AGNES CATHEDRAL, an enthusiastic parish of 1300 families in the beautiful foothills of the Ozarks, is seeking full time Director of Religious Education to oversee a well-established program with trained and dedicated catechists. Responsible for overseeing catechumenate, adult and children’s faith formation programs including Parish School of Religion, and sacrament preparation. Applicant must be practicing Roman Catholic in good standing, able to do adult education and to communicate through public speaking and writing, have strong organizational and managerial skills, and work with the parish staff. The position requires a Master’s degree in Religious Education, Theology or related field, and experience in catechetics. For further information or to request an application packet, please contact Fr. Mike McDevitt, Pastor, St. Agnes Cathedral, 533 S. Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65806. Phone: (417) 831-3565.


HUNGRY FOR ONE GOOD Assistant Cook -- Ring Lake Ranch, a spiritual retreat/guest ranch in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. Now until early September. Room/board plus weekly salary. Contact: Joan Guntzelman at Web site:


MOUNT SAINT AGNES ACADEMY, Hamilton, Bermuda-Teacher vacancies exist as follows for September, 2005. (Salary Range: $59,365 - $78,120) SPANISH TEACHER GRADES 9 - 12: This position requires the teaching of Spanish from the first level through ACH and/or AP level. The successful applicant must be recently trained in modern language methodology and have recent, relevant experience. The ability to offer another subject, particularly math or English grammar and Literature, will be an asset. Preference will be given to those applicants possessing a Master’s Degree. The position includes homeroom responsibilities with record keeping and participation in extracurricular activities. PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS: (K- 12): A suitably qualified teacher with experience at all levels is required. The positions include the teaching of physical education from kindergarten through grade 12 and Health for grades 7 - 9 (12 - 15 year olds). This position also involves the coordination of sporting events, the coaching of team sports, the maintenance and inventory of equipment and supplies. COMPUTER TEACHER: Grades K - 12 - This position will include the teaching of computer literacy, internet, multimedia technology, web design, desktop publishing, and home design (CAD). Expertise in the ICDL program and the BTEC initiative and the ability to assist with staff development in the areas of technology will be required. The successful applicant will expected to assist the classroom and subject teachers with The integration of technology into all areas of the curriculum. Only applicants with Experience in both platforms (Windows, 2000, XP, and Mac OS 9 and OS 10) and Ethernet networks need apply. In addition the position may include homeroom. Responsibilities with record keeping and involvement in extracurricular activities. For all positions preference will be given to informed, practicing Roman Catholics able and willing to contribute to the spiritual development of the students and to the total Faith Community of the school as well as involvement in extracurricular activities. Recent, relevant experience is required. Interested, qualified persons should send resumes and other pertinent information by e-mail to; or FedEx to Sister Judith Marie Rollo, Mount Saint Agnes Academy, 19 Dundonald Street, Hamilton, Bermuda HM09.

CARDINAL GIBBONS High School in Raleigh, North Carolina is seeking a teacher of religion beginning with the 2005-2006 school year. The teacher will be instructing students in the eleventh and twelfth grades. Applicants should have an earned degree(s) in theology or religious education. Please send resume to: Brother Michel Bettigole, OSF, Principal, Cardinal Gibbons High School, 1401 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. E-mail:

TEACH HIGH SCHOOL in the Napa Valley -- Justin-Siena High School, a Catholic, college preparatory institution founded by the Lasallian Christian Brothers and the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, located in the Napa Valley one-hour north of San Francisco, is seeking qualified teachers for the following subject areas: Biological Science and Spanish. The preferred candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in the subject area and have experience in teaching high school students. Candidates who are capable of teaching in more than one subject area, have experience as an athletic coach or other extra-curricular activities are given preference. Candidates with a Catholic background are preferred. Salary is computed on an established scale with annual step increments and class advancement. Range is $37,713 to $68,694. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and retirement. Please fax cover letter and resume to: Principal, (707) 255-0334, or e-mail:

ADULT LITERACY-GED TEACHER, Okolona, MS-EXCEL, Inc. (a Community Based Non-Profit agency) is seeking a full time teacher for ABE/GED. Participants include adults and high school age students. Teacher certification required. Send resume to: S. Liz Brown, CSJ, 230 W. Main Street Okolona, MS 38860. E-mail:

THEOLOGY/CAMPUS MINISTRY, Full-time and part-time for private all-girls Catholic High school. Requirement Catholic MA degree preferred. Send resume to: Principal, Nerinx Hall High School, 530 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119.

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:


BLESSED SACRAMENT WALPOLE is seeking a full-time person to coordinate youth in a comprehensive youth ministry program. Duties include coordination of Confirmation program, supervise and train volunteers, and organize youth activities. We seek a practicing Roman Catholic, a person of vision, one who is enthusiastic, collaborative, and committed to community building. Must be computer literate and organizationally self-sufficient. The applicant must have the ability to work with a range of volunteers and professionals, understand and communicate about adolescent development, and be able to attract, engage and mentor with teens. Resume and 3 letters of recommendation should be sent to Youth Minister Search, 10 Diamond St., Walpole, MA 02081.

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