National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 10, 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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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:


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. Explore our website at and fill out the Preliminary Form. Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL Phone: (708) 588-1602.

Parish Missions

PROCLAIMING ABUNDANT LOVE -- Parish Missions - Preaching teams of ordained, religious and lay. Website:

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:

TWO 12-DAY HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGES, 2006: June 3-14 and September 16-27. Led by Franciscan Fr. Mario DiCicco, President, Franciscan School of Theology, 29 Years of Experience. Write or call for brochure: 1712 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709. (510) 848-5232 or


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:

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, heat and A/C. Contact Sister Char at any of the following: Web site: Phone: (724) 938-2301. E-mail:

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.

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. Web site:

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:

PLANET EARTH AND PROVIDENCE at The Retreat Center at St. John’s, Plymouth, Michigan, April 28-30, 2006. Providence is the name of God that brings the motions of human existence into meaning. Presenter, Barbara Doherty, SP, PhD will explore the connections between our ideas of God as provident and reverence for creation as we know it on Planet Earth. Prayer will be integrated into the experience. Located on the beautiful grounds of St. John, we offer peaceful gardens, private air-conditioned rooms/baths, professionally prepared food. Registration deadline: April 17, 2006. Phone (734) 414.1111. Download brochure at


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

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.

GENESIS: NEW BEGINNINGS. SABBATICAL in New England, perfect setting for inner peacekeeping, deepening of contemplative awareness. Design sabbatical time drawing from many programs offered. Contact Sr. Ann Horgan, SP, Sabbatical Coordinator. Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center, 53 Mill St., Westfield, MA 01085. Phone: (413) 562-3627. E-mail: Website:

ECO-SPIRITUALITY SABBATICAL: Three month Inn-Terra program provides a contemplative time of reflection with earth’s story and our story. August 19 - November 15, 2006. Come for the first month or all three months. Speakers include Diarmuid O’Murchu, MSC and Marya Grathwohl, OSF. Enjoy the beauty of North Idaho. Pray with the Benedictine women’s community. Entire program: $5200. Monastery of St. Gertrude. 465 Keuterville Road, Cottonwood, Idaho 83522. Phone: 208-962-3224. E-mail: Web site:

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.

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 Manuel 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:

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:


DIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA -- American Catholic Church. Valid orders and apostolic succession. Inclusive/respect diversity. Inquire: (707) 554-2803 or

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

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: (612)724-3644 ext. 2

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:

COMMUNITY SHELTER STAFF Member at Casa de Clara, a Catholic Worker house in downtown San Jose, CA. Participate in community life and work of small emergency shelter for women and children. No salary, but flexible schedule to accommodate work and school schedules. If interested contact: Sister Teresita Navarro (408) 297-8330.

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:

SEEKING MINISTRY as Chaplain for neglected, delinquent, at-risk children or teens, Campus Minister, Director of Faith Formation or Teacher of Theology, Scripture, Spanish, English, Writer/Editor. M.A. Theology, B.A. Spanish. Expertise in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic situations. Call for résumé, etc: (775) 831-5878 or e-mail:

Employment Opportunities


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR -- A vibrant ecumenical labor-management membership organization, sponsored by the Boston Archdiocese, is seeking an ordained religious to join us as Associate Director with potential for advancement. The applicant will be working with the Jesuit Director, now in his 35th year, and a small staff to expand our programs. Now in its 60th year, The Labor Guild has its roots in the Catholic Labor School tradition, but through the years has expanded its programs to include professional conferences, publication of a guidebook on worker rights, oversight of labor elections, as well as mediation and counseling initiatives. Applicants should have basic knowledge of labor economics, business, social ethics, administration, and possess pastoral sensitivities, an outgoing personality, and enthusiasm for the challenges of social justice. Send résumé to Rev. Edward F. Boyle, S.J., The Labor Guild, 85 Commercial St., Weymouth, MA 02188. Phone: (781) 340-7887. E-mail:


CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. John’s College High School, an independent, Catholic coeducational college preparatory secondary school, located in Washington, DC near Chevy Chase, MD is seeking a full-time Campus Minister for the 2006-2007 academic year. St. John’s has a diverse student body of 1070 students. Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field and 3 years experience in campus ministry. Applicants must be Roman Catholic. Experience with the Kairos Retreat program is preferred. Excellent salary and benefits. Please send résumé and cover letter to Jeffrey W. Mancabelli, Principal, 2607 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015. E-mail:


SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time Community Partnerships Coordinator for the Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action (CILSA). Responsible for overall development, maintenance and tracking community partnerships for service-learning courses; primary rep in community introducing non-profit organizations to building service-learning partnerships with College faculty, staff & students; strengthen existing partnerships; cultivates new relationships between College & community organizations; maintains partnership database; provides placement support for service learning courses, conducts ongoing assessment of course-based social action programs; advises students; updates & maintains Web page; salary is competitive; send cover letter, résumé, on line application, 3 letters of recommendation & 2 page statement how background & exp. contributes to CILSA’S mission to: Human Resources, Saint Mary’s College of California, PO Box 4227, Moraga, CA 94575. See and


DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR -- New Catholic High School seeks applications for the position of Development Director. Applicants should have a minimum of three years of professional fundraising experience preferably in a Catholic environment. Applicants must have proven experience with institutional development, gift giving, grant writing and knowledge of conducting a capital campaign. Responsibilities include all fundraising activities, implementing a capital building campaign, annual giving program, endowment, grant writing and other school related solicitations. Communication and technology skills are essential. Send letter of introduction and résumé to: Christ the King Catholic High School, PO Box 1465, New Bern, NC 28563.


CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION Coordinator-Holy Trinity Parish, an active, welcoming, and culturally diverse Beaverton community of 1350-plus households, is seeking a full-time Children’s Faith Formation Coordinator beginning July 1, 2006. The successful applicant must be an active Catholic. Preferred qualifications: Degree in Theology or Religious Education or equivalent with experience in whole parish catechesis and support of the Domestic Church. Applicant needs to have strong organizational skills, and be a team player. Please get résumé to: Faith Formation Search Committee, Holy Trinity Parish 13715 SW Walker Road, Beaverton, OR 97005. Fax: (503) 644-8486. E-mail:


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 résumé by April 15, 2006, to Search Committee, 613 Cherry Street, Evansville, IN 47713. E-mail: Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTER, Liturgy and Music - St. Stephen the Witness, near University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa is seeking full-time Campus Minister to serve in Liturgy and Music on our Campus Ministry Team. St. Stephen is a faith community with a strong tradition dedicated to prayerful liturgical celebrations. Applicant should have education and experience in Catholic liturgical theology. We seek a candidate with a background including: organ & keyboard proficiency and vocal skills; experience in directing choirs and training cantors; organizational skills; strong spirituality; and willingness to work in a collaborative setting on Campus Ministry Team. Requirements: Master of Theology or related field. Prior experience preferred. Begin July 2006, salary commensurate with experience/training. Applications accepted until March 15, 2006 the search will remain open until the position is filled. Application process: Send letter of interest, résumé and names and addresses of three references to: Search Committee, St. Stephen the Witness, 1019 W. 23rd Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Web site:


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 résumé to Jay Gilchrist, Glenmary Home Missioners, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville TN 37208. E-mail:

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:


PRINCIPAL -- Our Lady, Comforter of the Afflicted School (K-8), Waltham, MA, located next to Boston, seeks a principal for July 1, 2006. The school serves 274 students and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Candidate should be a practicing Catholic and committed to a philosophy of Catholic Education. Must have an MA and at least 5 years of teaching experience some of which in Catholic schools. Must be eligible for Massachusetts certification. Responsibilities include administration of the school, direction of curricula and facilitation of professional development for teachers and staff. Must be able to work in a team environment and demonstrate leadership skills. Contact Principal Search Committee: 920-R Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452. E-mail:

PRINCIPAL -- Christ the King Catholic High School, New Bern, NC is seeking a Principal to open the new school with freshman and sophomore classes in August 2006. This small, private, Catholic school will serve a diverse student population based on the Cristo Rey model that every student participates in a work/study program. Candidate must be Catholic with an understanding of Catholic education. Strong communication, management and demonstrated leadership skills are essential. Candidate must have a minimum of five years teaching and administrative experience. Master’s degree in administration or Education and/or an administrative Services credential are desirable. CKCHS is recognized and approved by the Diocese of Raleigh. Position available July 1, 2006. Please send letter of introduction and résumé to: Principal Search Committee, Christ the King Catholic High School, PO Box 1465, New Bern, NC 28563.

PRINCIPAL/VICE PRESIDENT for Academics-San Juan Diego Catholic High School, Austin, TX. San Juan Diego Catholic High School of Austin, Texas seeks a Vice President for Academics to begin service on July 1, 2006. San Juan Diego is a co-educational, college-preparatory secondary school serving hard-working students with limited economic resources and educational opportunities. Each student participates in an innovative Corporate Work Study Program, thus gaining professional experience while helping to earn his/her tuition. San Juan Diego (established in 2002) is unique in the State of Texas, and one of eleven schools in the nationwide Cristo Rey Network. The Vice President for Academics reports to the President and is responsible for all aspects of the academic life of the school. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic with a thorough understanding of, and commitment to, the philosophy of Catholic education and the vision of the Cristo Rey Network. He/she possesses a strong understanding of curriculum and instruction, sound leadership and management skills, and experience in working in multi-cultural and diverse school communities. Qualifications include an advanced degree with 18 hours in educational administration and supervision courses, a minimum of five years in secondary education administrative experience, and a demonstrated ability to lead an academically-excellent program. Please send a cover letter and résumé to David Applewhite, Vice President for Business Operations, at 800 Herndon Lane, Austin, TX 78704 or 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 résumé 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 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 résumé 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

DIRECTOR OF ELEMENTARY Religious Education-St. Pius X - Vatican II Parish; Responsibilities include: K-6th grade; Family Catechesis; Catechesis of the Good Shepherd; Sacramental Prep; Children’s Liturgy of the Word; VBS; B.A. with experience preferred. Send résumé with cover letter, salary requirements and why you see yourself suited for this position to: Search Committee, Attention: Karen Horton, 1800 N Camino Pio Decimo, Tucson, Arizona 85715.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Southwest Florida Parish seeking Director of Religious Education with experience in Family Based and Intergenerational Catechesis. Candidate will work collaboratively with a pastoral team to implement a vision of Whole Parish Catechesis. Bachelors Degree required (Masters preferred) in religious education, theology or pastoral ministry. If interested, send résumé and two professional references to: Search Committee, 750 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103.


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 email 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


ALL ACADEMIC FIELDS -- Christ the King Catholic High School, New Bern, NC is accepting all applications for all academic fields for the 2006-2007 school year. Positions are part-time but can be coupled for full-time. CKCHS will open with freshman and sophomore classes in August 2006. Applicants should hold a current teaching certificate and be certifiable in NC and related field. Looking for energetic, creative teachers who can integrate learning with the work program. Send letter of introduction and résumé to: Christ the King Catholic High School, PO Box 1465, New Bern, NC 28563.

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 résumé, 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 résumé 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, résumé, 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 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 résumé to: St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Search Committee, PO Box 1390, Edwards, CO. 81632.

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