National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 3, 2006

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WORTH, ILLINOIS -- Need Catholic Woman, pastoral heart, to read brief memorial service with spiritual will. Private Setting. E-mail:

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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.

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:

Medical Missioners

CATHOLIC DOCTORS -- Urgent need for Catholic Doctors to serve at Mission hospitals and clinics in Africa and Latin America. Mission Doctors Association has supported the work of US Catholic doctors serving around the world since 1959. Are you being called to serve? (213) 368-1875. E-mail: Web site:


OVERSEAS LAY MISSION: Do you value solidarity with the poor, teamwork, and community? We are forming teams of dedicated missioners to serve the poor in Peru, Guatemala, Kenya, Eritrea, or South Africa. Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL Phone: (708) 588-1602. Explore our website and fill out the Preliminary Form:

Parish Missions

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


BETHANY SPIRITUALITY CENTER Pilgrimage to Holy Land. June 12-21. Excellent guides. Ask for flier and brochure. (845) 460-3061. E-mail:


SABBATH SPACE: Mar. 27-Apr. 3. An opportunity for church ministers to rest and renew themselves before attending the “Religious Education Congress” in Anaheim. A light schedule complimentary to REC is arranged. Morning transportation to REC is provided Friday-Sunday. For information contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 ext. 4406, fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: Web:

SOURCE AT THE CENTER: Aug. 20-Sept. 2. A two-week intensive program for spiritual directors who have not completed formal training or trained spiritual directors seeking to renew themselves in the ministry. For information contact: Margaret Scharf OP, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 ext. 4415. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: Web:

HESCYCHIA SCHOOL of Spiritual Direction at the Redemptorist Renewal Center at Picture Rocks in Tucson, Arizona. A true interfaith preparation for the ministry of spiritual direction. Classes are formed to enable participation and practicum. Pastoral in the best possible sense of the word, while at the same time the classical traditions of spiritual direction are not ignored. The professional expertise that is required prepares participants for this important ministry. Presented in a series of classes beginning January 29, 2006 and also September 17, 2006. Cost includes the program, room, board, and all amenities. For more information visit our website at or call (520) 744-3400. References upon request.

SPIRITUALITY CONFERENCE -- ”Dancing in the Darkness.” Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal on living with hope in “dark” times. August 3-6. Hilton Durham, NC. Presentations, prayer, community, resources. DeSales Resources and Ministries: 1-800-782-2270 or


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

EXPLORING PRIESTHOOD and Ministry Today, St. Francis Centre for Religious Studies, Mono Mills, ON Canada, July 30 - August 4, 2006. Scripture, psychotherapy, exploration of the inner landscape of ministry. 19th year/exclusive gathering for men in ministry. Finding “the Treasure we have in clay vessels”. Revitalizing hope, confidence, self-awareness, self-esteem, in self, spirit and ministry. Phone: (416) 928-9570 Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:

LENTEN LABYRINTH RETREAT with Rev. Patti Keeler: Details at: Evensong by the Sea Retreat & Spirituality Center, Cape Cod. Individual Private, Guided retreats. Reiki Training. (800) 455-0247.

CONTEMPLATIVE RETREAT and Sabbatical at the beautiful Redemptorist Renewal Center at Picture Rocks in Tucson, Arizona. Participants may choose from one to seven weeks (March 19-May 5 and October 29-December 15, 2006). Emphasis is on contemplative spirituality and personal rest. Small group of participants enables community interaction. Cost includes the program, room, board, and all amenities. There are no hidden or unexpected charges. For more information visit our website at or call (520) 744-3400. References upon request.

MONTH-LONG July retreat in Oregon; shorter retreats any time. Shalom Prayer Center: (503) 845-6773. 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:


MINI SABBATH -- Living with Balance: Life in Abundance, July 8-22, 2006; Presenters: Michael Laratonda, FMS, Margaret Picha, SSND (previously Wellsprings staff). Franciscan Spiritual Center, Ringwood, NJ. Cost: $1100 all inclusive ($200 deposit with registration). Accepting Registrations now. Limited space. First come first served. Phone: (973) 962-9778. E-mail: Web site:

SPRING SABBATICAL: May 9-June 7. Come to this ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation. Contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: Web:

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 PROGRAM in Oregon; monastic setting. Shalom Prayer Center: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Web site:

Spanish Studies

LEARN SPANISH THROUGH IMMERSION at Cemanahuac Educational Community in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Well-trained professional teachers, small classes, pastoral Spanish. Links with social justice and volunteer organizations. Customized programs for groups. Start any Monday, choose the length of your stay. Web site:

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:


RECONCILIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH -- “A modern church for modern people.” Clergy wanted for an affirming Old Catholic Church opening new congregations. Telephone: (480) 649-0901. E-mail:

LOVE THE POOR? Employed? Searching for Religious Community? Join Active Poor Clares, (402) 551-0347.

CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH in North America - Inclusive, progressive, marital status and gender no impediment to holy orders. Phone: (845) 586-2201. Web site:


VOLUNTEERS WANTED for supportive housing ministry. Mark at or (612)724-3644 ext. 21

JOIN THE LAS VEGAS Catholic Worker Community. Live simply; serve the poor, practice nonviolence, work for peace. contact Julia at: (702) 647-0728. E-mail:

FULL-TIME VOLUNTEERS, married or single men and women under 65. Live, work and pray in community at Franciscan Retreat houses in California. Receive spiritual growth., room, board, medical insurance and living allowance. Requires adaptability, tolerance good health and freedom from obligations. Contact: Franciscan Covenant Program, (831) 623-1119. E-mail:


JOURNEY WITH JONAH and the Whale, Discovering ourselves through our Learning Difficulties / ADHD, July 4 - 8, 2006, Loretto-Maryholme Retreat Centre, Lake Simcoe, ON Canada. Summer camp/workshop -- teachers, school support staff, parents. A creative, therapeutic approach to understanding learning difficulties, especially ADHD. Facilitators: Pina Mennitti, Special Education Assessment and Programming Teacher (T.C.D.S.B.) and Daniel McDonald, Psychotherapist (I.S.P.E.B.). Limited registration. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:


Employment Wanted

PRIEST AVAILABLE FOR SUPPLY -- Dynamic LaSalette priest in good standing will cover your parish, campus or hospital chaplaincy while you vacation, take sabbatical or simply need extra hand. Contact: Fr. Landry, PO Box 420, Enfield, NH 03748. Phone: (603) 632-7087. Fax: (603) 632-7648. E-mail:

Employment Opportunities


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUALITY -- The Grand Rapids Dominicans are seeking an Associate Director of Spirituality for the Dominican Center at Marywood. This full time position requires person with strong team, leadership, administrative and financial skills and have 3-5 years experience at a retreat/spirituality center. Spiritual director with 8-10 years experience able to reach in the Practicum, assist with training and supervision of individual Supervision Teams, coordinate and supervise the core team at Dominican Center and off-site Spiritual Formation Programs in a variety of locations. Must be self-motivated, high energy, a risk-taker, willing to travel, knowledgeable in Adult learning, Spiritual Classics, Discernment, Spiritual and Human Development. Position begins immediately. Send resume and salary requirements to: Richard L. Jones, PHR, Director of Human Resources, Grand Rapid Dominicans, Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 East Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. E-mail:


PRIEST CHAPLAIN -- Seton HealthCare Network, Austin Texas, seeks to make God’s redemptive love and healing present to the sick and suffering among our patients and their families, as well as the hospital staff. Ministers to the sacramental, spiritual/religious, and the emotional needs in the various crisis situations as they arise. Contributes to the care of the whole person and communicate this value to other members of the healing profession. Maintains equipment (clinical/technical) and age specific competencies as well as promotes the mission, philosophy, vision and values of the Daughters of Charity. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Graduate theological education. Ordination as a Roman Catholic Priest required. In good-standing and Ecclesiastical Endorsement from Bishop of the Diocese of Austin required. Current certification or eligibility for certification within a year of employment as Board Certified Chaplain required. Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education training in accredited center. Previous experience in pastoral care ministry required. The Seton HealthCare Network is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11 county population of 1.4 million. The network includes five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, and a mental health hospital. EOE. Please contact: Please complete an online application for employment consideration


CAMPUS MINISTRY -- University of Dayton. Two positions: DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY (Reference #P6004). DIRECTOR OF RETREATS AND FAITH COMMUNITIES (Reference #A6002). Part of 30 person ministry team serving Catholic and Marianist University. Full-time; benefits, salary commensurate w/qualifications/experience. The University of Dayton is strongly committed to diversity; is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. W/M/D/V/DV encouraged to apply. Complete job descriptions: Submit resume and list of references using the job number(s) above, by March 15: Office of Human Resources, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1614. Phone: (937) 229-2541. TDD: (937) 229-4773. E-mail: (Word or Text only)

CAMPUS MINISTRY POSITION -- 11 months, full-time opening at Cardinal Stritch University: Catholic and Franciscan. Interviews: Mid/late: March. Queries accepted until post is filled. For information/ or to apply: Send letter of interest, resume and references to: Sister Adele Thibaudeau, OSF, Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Rd. MB-510, Milwaukee, WI 53217. Phone: (414) 410-4150. Fax: (414) 410-4239. E-mail:


ARCHBISHOP CURLEY HIGH SCHOOL in Baltimore, Maryland (625 all male) is seeking a director for its School Counseling Department. Candidate must possess a masters degree in school counseling or equivalent advance study, at least 5 years successful experience in secondary school counseling, demonstrate knowledge and skills in individual and group counseling (academic, college/career, personal/social domains), evidence of effective human relations skills, evidence of physical/emotional characteristics compatible with demands of the position, evidence of knowledge of laws and regulations related to child welfare, reporting and referral, confidentiality, etc., willingness to support the Roman Catholic mission of the school. Position available July 1, 2006. Please send resume to: Barry Brownlee, Principal, Archbishop Curley High School, 3701 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21213. Fax: 410-483-2545. E-mail:


EDITORIAL MANAGER -- Curriculum Products, Loyola Press, Chicago, IL seeks an Education Editorial Manager to lead a team in executing the company vision for print and Web-based educational curriculum, maintaining the quality and innovation associated with our brand. Responsibilities: participate in project planning; allocate work assignments; facilitate communication and information flow; collaborate with content, production, and design; complete projects on schedule within budget. Candidates should have 7+ years experience in educational publishing, including management of editorial teams and processes and strong execution skills. Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to coach teams essential. Teaching or catechetical experience a plus. Loyola Press offers market competitive salary with excellent benefits in a positive, collaborative company culture rooted in Ignatian values. E-mail letter and resume to: Please, no phone calls.


DIRECTOR of Adult Faith Formation for Catholic Social Teaching and Family Life. The Office of Catholic Faith Formation of the Archdiocese of Seattle seeks a Director of Adult Faith Formation for Catholic Social Teaching and Family Life to provide leadership, teaching and organizational resources for the infusion of Catholic social teaching, especially the dignity of the human person, into the parish and other designated departments and programs. Minimum qualifications include: Master’s degree in social studies, religious studies, theology or related field; teaching experience; leadership experience in a team setting; program organization experience with diverse communities; knowledge of the Catholic Church’s teachings on justice and peace; working knowledge of Catholic parish structures and organizations; excellent communication skills; and active member of a Roman Catholic parish/faith community. Competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Please call: (206) 382-2070 or check our web site at and click on “Chancery Jobs” for more information and an application packet.


HEAD OF SCHOOL St. Anne School is seeking a Head of School for July 2006. A 14-year old, independent, Christian school in Laguna Niguel, California, St. Anne is Pre-School through Grade 8 with 847 students. Successful candidates will need to be able to embrace the philosophy and values of St. Anne, part of which states that it is “a Christian school teaching Judeo-Christian values in accordance with the Catholic tradition.” A practicing Catholic will be given preference, all else being equal in qualifications and experience. Additionally, those interested will demonstrate previous administrative experience in an educational setting, an advanced degree, and personal characteristics commensurate with the mission and vision of the school. Further information and details are available from Dr. Gary Gruber. E-mail: Web site:


DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP -- St. Mary Catholic Church, Evansville, IN. Full-time position in a vibrant, parish Assembly, active in Vatican II expression of Liturgy, and well developed choir. Experience and education in liturgical theology and pastoral ministry, proficiency in vocal directing, organ, and piano required. Primary responsibilities: pastoral presence to parish, planning all liturgies, including music selection and accompaniment, collaborative working style, ability to organize liturgical ministers. Send resume by April 15, 2006, to Search Committee, 613 Cherry Street, Evansville, IN 47713. E-mail: Web site:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Independence, MO. Active, vibrant, growing parish community of 2400 families with collaborative staff seeks a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music to coordinate and provide quality liturgical experiences which celebrate and strengthen the membership’s journey of faith. Responsibilities include liturgy and event planning; recruitment, formation, and coordination of all liturgical ministries; direction of well-established, versatile music program. The successful candidate will be self-directed, take initiative in responding to pastoral needs, function respectfully and effectively in an inclusive manner, work collaboratively, and delegate appropriately. Qualifications: Knowledgeable and experienced in Vatican II Catholic liturgy; Minimum of 3 years related professional experience in comparable size parish; BA/BS in Theology, Liturgy, or Pastoral Studies or equivalent education and experience. MA in Theology, Liturgy, or Pastoral Studies preferred. Keyboard proficiency required. Musical directing skills preferred. Position open immediately, start date negotiable. EOE/M/F/D/V. Application deadline: March 31st. Please send cover letter including salary requirements and resume to Liturgy Director Search: St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 3736 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Fax: (816) 373-3816. E-mail:


ARE YOU PASSIONATE FOR JUSTICE? Do you love to build? Rebuilding the Wall, Inc., an Indianapolis Urban Ministry, is looking for a passionate and committed Construction Manager. Responsible for all facets of the home rehab process, from site development, up to and including the completion of the punch list items. This includes, but is not limited to, performing miscellaneous construction tasks, obtaining construction sponsors, coordinating site volunteers, sub-contractors and materials necessary in the rehabilitation of homes for low-income families. Knowledge of construction a must. Resumes: 2401 Guilford Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46205. E-mail: Web site:


LAY MISSIONARIES -- Interested in serving overseas as a lay missionary for 3 years in the areas of education, nursing, administration, accounting, computers, technical trades, etc.? Lay Mission-Helpers Association provides training and support. Check out our website at


ESTABLISHED, INNER CITY Independent Catholic parish active in social justice seeks associate pastor. Will consider both ordained and lay from any Christian tradition. Apostolic Catholic Church: (813) 238-6060. E-mail:

PASTORAL ASSISTANT for Children and Family Ministry. Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, a large, suburban parish in Sammamish, WA seeks a full-time Pastoral Assistant for Children and Family Ministry. Position includes: Preschool and elementary faith formation; summer school of religion; sacramental prep; children’s RCIA; developing and implementing Whole Community Catechesis in collaboration with other staff. Candidate should be an active Catholic; have experience and training in catechetics, in children and family ministry and in adult leadership development. Masters in theology desired. Archdiocesan salary scale plus benefits. Deadline for applications May 1, 2006. For application package, contact Parish Administrator: (425) 391-1178 ext. 111. E-mail:

BILINGUAL PASTORAL MINISTER: Glenmary seeks a minister for a small town mission parish in northeast Mississippi. This person will work with a team in areas of faith formation, liturgy and social outreach. Fluency in Spanish is required. Previous experience in Hispanic ministry and a master’s in theology or pastoral ministry are preferred. Send resume to Jay Gilchrist, Glenmary Home Missioners, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville TN 37208. E-mail:


PRINCIPAL IN DECATUR, Alabama: St. Ann School with 50-year heritage of academic excellence and new campus in North Alabama seeks to fill Principal position to begin July 1, 2006. Opportunities exist to grow new and current programs for 200+ (3K - 8th grade) student body. Must be a practicing Catholic. Masters Degree in Education (or related field) and administrative experience preferred. Applicant Deadline: 3/24/06.Applicants submit letter of intent and resume to: Mr. Dale Borths, Search Committee Chairperson, 3508 Shady Oaks Court, Decatur, AL 35603. Fax: (256) 353-0705. E-mail: Web site:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Large Parish/Catholic School in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL area seeks Director of Religious Education. The director will ensure the total faith formation of all children, will plan, implement, and staff Religious Education Program for parish and school and will provide catechist training and parent sacramental meetings. Qualified candidate will possess a masters degree in religious education or related field and a minimum of 2 years experience working in religious education. Full-time, excellent salary and benefit package. Fax resume to: Search Committee, (954) 476-5750.

ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST Catholic Parish, Tampa, is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education responsible for a program that consists of over 1000 children. Responsibilities include recruiting and training of catechists, developing and maintaining catechetical programs for Religious Education, Vacation Bible School, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Sacramental preparation, and the F.I.R.E. and E.D.G.E. programs. Strong leadership, collaborative and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have Religious Education (or related field) credentials and experience in Catechetical ministry. Interested candidates should send their resume to Father David DeJulio, 9724 Cross Creek Blvd. Tampa, FL 33647 or e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION needed for dynamic northern Virginia parish. Collaborative pastoral ministry includes religious formation for Pre K-8 and sacramental preparation including First Communion, Penance and Confirmation. Need background in education, theology and/or religious education and strong knowledge of Church teachings. Master’s degree preferred. Twelve month position with full benefits package. Position open July 1. Send resume no later than March 24 to St. Mark Church, DRE Search Committee, 9970 Vale Rd., Vienna, VA 22181 or fax: (703) 281-0675 or e-mail:


SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS -- This is an opportunity for a person who is looking to lead a moderate -sized private school system within a State at the top of nearly every survey. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester, NH is seeking a charismatic leader to foster spiritual and academic leadership for the state’s Catholic schools: 29 schools (Grades Pre-K - 12 with 8,300 students). With tremendous support from the Bishop of Manchester and a highly supportive staff, the Superintendent will use his/her public relations, grass roots marketing, project management and visionary skills to develop our geographically diverse school system into a model for others to follow. To qualify, you will need a Master’s degree (Doctorate preferred), experience as a senior educational leader with a history of success at bringing the best out in people as well as a passion for excellence. The person must be motivated by the mission of the Catholic Church and be an active member of a Roman Catholic parish. Additionally, the selected candidate must have demonstrated success with strategic planning and, most importantly, goal achievement. EOE. Submissions must be received by no later than March 22, 2006. To apply, please e-mail your curriculum vitae along with three professional references and your cover letter stating salary requirement and how you will make a difference to: John D. Roller, SPHR, CEBS of Express Personnel Services, at A complete job description and a profile of the NH Catholic Schools can be found at


FACULTY POSITION in Catholic School Leadership. The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) Leadership Program is accepting applications for a newly created faculty position in Catholic school leadership. ACE’s mission is to sustain and strengthen K-12 Catholic schools. Requirements include: a terminal degree in educational leadership or a related field; ability to teach graduate level courses in the ACE Leadership Program; a record of scholarship or the demonstrated ability to do so; extensive job experience in various levels of K-12 Catholic schools; ability to contribute in creative ways to the mission of both ACE and the university. The University of Notre Dame is a Catholic university founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1842. The University is dedicated to the pursuit and sharing of truth for its own sake in an environment of teaching and learning which fosters the development in its students of those disciplined habits of mind, body, and spirit which characterize educated, skilled, and free human beings. June 2006 desirable start date. For more information, visit Applicants should provide a cover letter detailing their qualifications, a current resume, and three letters of recommendation to the Rev. Ronald J. Nuzzi, Director, ACE Leadership Program, University of Notre Dame, 153 Institute for Educational Initiatives, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Email inquires and applications are also welcome at Web site:

SANTA CATALINA Upper School, an independent Catholic, all-girls, residential and day college preparatory school of 300 students, seeks a Religious Studies instructor beginning August 2006. The candidate should be prepared to teach a number of courses in Religious Studies as part of the school’s general educational mission, including the preparation of students for the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Catholic Church and other campus ministry responsibilities. Faculty duties include classroom instruction, ongoing professional development, advisement of students, and other related duties. The instructor would assume resident faculty responsibilities. The candidate must be able to support and articulate the mission of the school in its commitment to the education of young women in an environment that encourages spiritual growth through worship, religious study, retreats, and community service. The ideal candidate would teach by example and serve as a role model for young women. A Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies or Theology is required. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume, including references, to: John Aime, Assistant to the Head of School, Santa Catalina School, 1500 Mark Thomas Drive, Monterey, CA 93940-5291. Phone: (831) 655-9321 Fax: (831) 649-3056. E-mail: Web site:


YOUTH MINISTER -- Full-time, for large, active parish. Needed to develop a youth program for teens emphasizing personal and spiritual growth, social justice participation and faith celebration in an area where there is mega-church competition for youth. College degree in a related area an advantage. Must be mature, experienced, a self-starter and able to relate well with other adults as well as youth, interested in sharing scripture or leading catechetical sessions/youth retreats if needed. He/she must be capable of building relationships with teens, managing time well and delegating. An enthusiastic, practicing Catholic is desired. Diocesan pay structure/benefits package. Start July 1, 2006. You may submit your resume or apply in writing to: Search Committee, Ms. Alfie Lopez, Holy Family Church, 1279 N. great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. E-mail:

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY PARISH in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry responsible for middle school through high school age youth. The successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic, mature and enthusiastic in their faith, strong relational and organizational skills and able to work collaboratively with pastoral staff and advisory committees. S/he should possess a bachelor’s degree in theology, religious studies, youth ministry or related field, three years experience of youth ministry, and/or certification by a recognized program in youth ministry. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: program development with opportunities for service, spiritual formation and fellowship, recruitment and training of volunteer youth leaders, advocacy for youth with pastoral staff and parish community at large. Application deadline is March 31, 2006. To apply, please send letter of application, resume, and list of references to: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Attn: Fr. Donn Tufts, 1935 Plymouth Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506. Phone: (616) 241-4477. E-mail address:

YOUTH MINISTRY POSITIONS -- Retreat Staff Member: Well established program looking for faith-filled team member starting July 24, 2006. Work with four person team ministering to high school students during 2 day retreats at LaSalle Manor Retreat Center. Beautiful log cabin setting in Plano, IL (55 miles southwest of Chicago). Benefits include room/board, complete medical/dental, vehicle usage, salary and more. Youth ministry experience required. Contact Bob or Lori Dressel at: (630) 552-3224 x101. Fax: (630) 552-9160. E-mail: Website:

PARISH YOUTH MINISTER -- Large suburban parish near Portland, OR, seeks experienced Youth Minister to expand and direct Life Teen and EDGE programs for grades 7 - 12. Program provides opportunities for faith formation, retreats, socializing, community outreach and service. Also plans, directs Confirmation program for high school students. Must lead, inspire, communicate with youth and adult volunteers; work cooperatively with parish staff. Requires three years experience in youth ministry and BA in theology or religious education-or comparable experience. Full-time position; salary and benefits based on qualifications and experience. Send letter and professional resume to: Youth Minister Search, Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 650 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Fax: (503) 636-9415. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY -- St. Clare of Assisi Parish is looking for a youth minister for high school youth. We are located west of Vail and offering the splendor of the mountains for an energetic and faith-filled person. Responsibilities include: program development, formation and fellowship, recruitment and training of volunteer youth leaders and celebrating our Catholic faith. Send resume to: St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Search Committee, P.O. Box 1390, Edwards, CO. 81632.

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