Updated September 16, 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.
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THE SELF CENTER -- Life Coaching for those who have been hurt by the church. Do you feel stuck in your pain and want to move forward? Are you ready for a profound change and personal growth? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for individual coaching in person or by phone with a Mastery Level Life Coach.
DONT TOSS GOOD COMPUTERS! Rural Guatemalan schools desperately need Pentium 3s or better. For more information phone:(518) 258-6923 or go to: Web site: www.centromaya.org/cebar
MEN, WOMEN: consider ordained ministry with the Ecumenical Catholic Church+USA. Visit: www.ecc-usa.org/vocations.htm
NOT THRILLED by Papal election? BOGO $20 gets two copies of Women Who Pioneered Christianity: great Mediterranean Hijack. One for a friend or library. S&H free. E-mail: kingbee@Aristotle.net
BOOKBINDING -- Restore your treasured Family Bible, Prayer Book or Heirloom Volumes. Toll free: (866) 777-9387. Web site: www.bindrystudio.cjb.net
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: www.mediomedia.org For more information about Christian meditation phone toll-free: (800) 324-8305. Or visit the World Community for Christian Meditation Web site: www.wccm.org
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.
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: www.maccsa.org
PROCLAIMING ABUNDANT LOVE -- Parish Missions - Preaching teams of ordained, religious and lay. Website: www.PBParishMissions.org
DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, Faculty in-service, retreats for religious. Web site: www.sabbathretreats.org
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: email@example.com Web site: www.angelspring.net
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.
THE SPIRITUAL PROMISE OF SEXUALITY: Reclaiming the Generative Power of Sacred Eros, November 6-11, 2005, Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Arizona. Christianity is a call to loving relationships and generative service. In order to become authentic lovers and life-givers, we must be willing to embrace human passion as a sacred energy that shapes all facets of our living. Join Fran Ferder, FSPA, PhD., D.Min., and John Heagle, M.A., JCL, LMHC, co-directors of Therapy & Renewal Associates for this provocative retreat. Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.desertrenewal.org for information.
THE SOUL TELLS A STORY writer’s retreat, December 2-6, 2005, Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Arizona. Led by authors Vinita Hampton Wright and Rev. Thomas Santa, CSsR, the workshop provides exercises, meditations, and group discussions to help the writer tap both creativity and spirituality in natural, non-threatening ways. Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail: email@example.com or visit: www.desertrenewal.org for information.
2006 CATHOLIC WRITERS RETREATS, Redemptorist Renewal Center at Picture Rocks, Tucson, Arizona. Catholic Writers Session I, January 13-17; Catholic Writers Session II, March 22-26; Catholic Poets, January 6-9; Catholic Editors Retreat, March 10-13. Call (520) 744-3400. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.desertrenewal.org for information.
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: email@example.com Web site: www.spiritmin.org
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.thecsd.com
FORMATION CONSULTATION SERVICES -- provides unique, flexible and holistic sabbatical programs within a nurturing small community atmosphere. Programs are tailored specifically to each participants needs. Program details are located on our web site: www.fcs-bilotta.com Our web site also offers a helpful selection of articles on formation for free downloading. Phone: (508) 234-6540.
SABBATICAL PROGRAM IN OREGON; monastic setting. Shalom Prayer Center. (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Shalom@open.org Web site: www.open.org/Shalom
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: CIRIMEX@aol.com
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: www.maccsa.org
IMMERSION IN SPANISH LANGUAGE and culture courses, June 18 to July 6, 2006 in Miami. Designed for religious, priests, deacons, seminarians and laity interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic ministry. Recommended for beginners. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 7700 S.W. 56th St., Miami, FL 33155. Phone: (305) 279-2333. E-mail: email@example.com
INNER LIFE COACH -- A space that holds freedom for infinite possibility, inherent knowing, complete support, active challenge, courage, grace, peace, purpose, and fulfillment. Inner Life Coaching specializes in individual spiritual coaching and mentoring for those desiring to move toward the more within Divine relationship. Retreats, spiritual programs, and workshops pertaining to spiritual development and practice are available. Contact: Adrienne Zervos, MPS, and CPCC, Personal & Spiritual Coach, (815) 485-6242. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.myinnerlifecoach.com
INACTIVE PRIEST or Religious Order member? Looking for a vocation? Check us out! Old Roman Catholic Church Diocese of San Diego, phone: (858) 678-0888. Web site: www.angelfire.com/ca7/AllSaintsParish
NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH OF AMERICA -- inclusive, affirming, valid orders. Distance learning seminary. Holy Orders without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status. Varied ministries. Phone: (518) 434-8861. Web site: members.aol.com/NatCathCh
CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH in North America -- Marital status and gender not an impediment to holy orders. Phone: (845) 586-2201. Web site: www.cacina.org
LA SALLE UNIVERSITY invites applications for the position of Chairperson of the Religion Department at the Associate/Full Professor level. Candidates with distinguished teaching and scholarship records and administrative experience/potential are sought to lead a department of ten faculty serving 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students annually. The successful candidate must be qualified to teach various courses in a reduced schedule that can include Catholic theology, Christology, moral theology, and contemporary Catholicism. The Chair manages the departments administrative activities and exercises leadership by working with faculty to further develop the academic objectives of the department and by promoting teaching excellence, individual research, and scholarly achievement. La Salle University is a Roman Catholic University in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes candidates who can contribute to its unique educational mission. For a complete mission statement visit the website at www.lasalle.edu. Review of applications will begin on/before December 1. AA/EOE. Candidates should submit an application letter (non-electronic) that discusses qualifications for departmental leadership in a Lasallian and Catholic university, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly achievement, and contact information for three references: Geffrey Kelly, Chair, Religion Department, La Salle University, 1900 West Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199.
LIVE PEACE, DO JUSTICE -- In LArche Washington, DC. People with and without developmental disabilities practice peacemaking by sharing daily life of work, prayer and holy leisure in interdenominational Christian community. Room, board, stipend, insurance, spiritual formation, professional trainings. Resume: LArche, PO Box 21471, Washington, DC 20009. E-mail: email@example.com
FRANCISCAN MISSION SERVICE of North America (FMS) seeks a Co-Director from the Franciscan family. FMS has prepared and commissioned lay Catholics for international and reverse U.S. mission service for fifteen years. This full time position requires international mission experience, a commitment to lay-religious partnerships, knowledge of Franciscan communities and charism, the implementation of training programs and fundraising. Applications should be received by October 1st, 2005. Send resumes and letters of interest to Franciscan Mission Service, C/O Board Secretary, PO Box 29034, Washington, DC 20017. For additional information call: (202) 365-6179 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ORGANIST NEEDED -- The Sisters of the Carmelite Monastery of Eldridge, Iowa, are seeking a Sister organist, retired or otherwise, or a single lay-woman organist who is also interested in their life, to accompany their liturgies, for a period of six months or longer, beginning October 1, 2005. Benefits: A live-in Contemplative Experience, small community, lush rural setting, personal and communal prayer, spiritual direction, study, rich liturgies, simple work, ready access to medical assistance, travel paid and small stipend. Call: Sister Mary Jo or Sister Lynne at (563) 285-8387.
PASTORAL ASSOCIATE WANTED -- Gesu Parish Catholic Community of Detroit, Michigan, an active diverse Jesuit Parish, seeks an energetic and creative pastoral minister capable of serving and administering in a variety of capacities, especially coordinating the following programs: Youth Ministries and the RCIA. The Associate would also assist in various pastoral care duties, such as visiting the sick and the infirm and in coordinating liturgical ministries. Minimum requirements include three years of pastoral work, degree in Theology, MA preferred, or relevant related equivalent experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to: Search Committee; Gesu Church, 17180 Oak Drive, Detroit, MI 48221.
EL RANCITO DE LOS NINOS, a long-term home for children in Los Lunas, NM, seeks two religious Sisters to share house parent responsibilities with one Franciscan Sister and one Notre Dame Sister. The positions are available immediately after visiting and spending time at the Home. Benefits include monthly salary, room and board, health and dental insurance and more. For additional information or to apply, please contact Dr. Joseph Barbour, PH.D., Executive Director, El Rancito de los Ninos, PO Box 2400, Los Lunas, NM 87031. Phone: (505) 565-4470. E-mail: email@example.com
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, Mission-Wheaton Franciscan System, Inc., a Catholic health care and housing organization with more than 100 health and shelter service organizations in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, is seeking qualified candidates for the following leadership position: An energetic, self-starter to provide strategic and operational leadership for the integration of the mission and values of Covenant Healthcare System into the strategic direction, operational management, and daily life of the organization; the advancement of Covenants Catholic identity and the implementation of Ethical and Religious directives of the Catholic Healthcare Facilities and the Wheaton Franciscan System ethics policies and guidelines; and the implementation of the Wheaton Franciscan System Spiritual Services and Mission Integration policies. Requirements include: a masters degree in spirituality, divinity, pastoral studies, ethic, healthcare administration or organizational development and three to five years in Mission Services or Health Ministry Leadership, preferably within a healthcare system; As a member of the Roman Catholic Church, you have a demonstrated knowledge of the history and development of the Catholic Church; you have a demonstrated knowledge of the history and development of the Catholic Churchs mission, ministry and social teachings. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Certification or units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) preferred but not required. Equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. To learn more or apply for this position, please visit us online at: www.covhealth.org
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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