National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 17, 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.


MASTER OF DIVINITY -- distance learn and/or residential; bachelor through doctorate. Phone: (718) 698-0700. Web site:

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:

Missionary Services

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:

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 site:

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:

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: (800)-782-2270 or

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.


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.

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 also offers a helpful selection of articles on formation for free downloading: web site: Phone: (508) 234-6540.

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:

CENTER OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE -- Spanish to suit your needs, individualized instruction by professional, experienced teachers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Phone: (809) 530-7234. 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:

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:


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:


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:


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 resume, etc: (775) 831-5878 or e-mail:

CATHOLIC HOME HEALTH CARE -- C.N.A. Certified, Kansas and Missouri. Excellent references. Phone: (816) 333-5303.

Employment Opportunities


CHAPLAIN -- Roman Catholic Priest-Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. A teaching healthcare facility sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, New York, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center is pleased to carry on the tradition that the Sisters began when they built this hospital more than 50 years ago. We are looking for a Roman Catholic Priest with NACC or ACPE Certification or eligibility within one year. Must have ecclesiastical endorsement. Healthcare experience preferred. Duties will include assessment of the spiritual needs of a diverse population and the provision of support to patients, families and staff members. This includes the sacramental ministry for Catholic patients. Emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary team approach and enhancing the spirituality of the organization. Excellent pastoral ministry skills are a must! Our Lady of Lourdes is conveniently located in South Jersey just minutes away from Philadelphia. New York City and Baltimore are about a 2 hour ride. We offer a comprehensive wage and benefit package, including comprehensive healthcare, income protection plans, and time off. Member of Catholic Health East, Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY. Diversity lights our way. EOE/M/F/D/V. Please forward all resumes to: Or, apply online at:


CAMPUS MINISTER/PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Newman Center Christ Church at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN seeks a full-time pastoral team member. Newman Center is a liberal Catholic parish of individuals/families that ministers to university students and faculty/staff. Position involves working with university students as well as members of the permanent parish community including peace/social justice coordination, oversee RCIA program, scheduling liturgical ministers plus collaboration with other staff in areas of pastoral counseling, teaching and liturgy planning. We are seeking a creative individual who understands the vision of Vatican II. Begins July 1, 2006. Master degree required. Review of applications begin March 15, 2006. Write or call for application material: Personnel Committee, c/o Newman Center, 396 1st Ave. S. St. Cloud, 56301 or (320) 251-3260. Web page:

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 three years experience in campus ministry. Applicants must be Roman Catholic. Experience with the Kairos Retreat program is preferred. Excellent salary and benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to; Jeffrey W. Mancabelli, Principal, 2607 Military Road, Washington, DC 20015. E-mail:


INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER -- Available immediately. The Internal Communications Manager is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the planning, development and production of Institute-wide internal communications for sisters and lay associates in 12 countries. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative self starter to help shape and implement an internal communications plan in response to the Institute’s changing needs. Responsibilities: Work with the director of communications to assess current and future communication needs and revamp vehicles accordingly; Manage all aspects of internal communication from concept to delivery, including materials gathering, writing and editing, creative direction, coordinating with print/online vendors, distribution, and evaluation. The majority of this work will be on the Institute’s newsletter and internal website, but will also include e-mail news briefs and leadership communication as needed; Serve as key contact to consultant for internal website redesign.; Assist in communicating and maintaining identity standards; Work with communications staff to update and disseminate publication guidelines; Occasional travel may be required. Qualifications: Minimum 4-6 years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field (e.g., communication, English, journalism, marketing or public relations); Knowledge of and appreciation for the Roman Catholic Church and the role of women religious in church and society; Outstanding organizational skills and project management experience with an ability to see the big picture while also getting the details right; Demonstrated experience in developing print and electronic publications; Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including superior writing, copyediting and proofreading ability; Excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to successfully develop and manage relationships with internal and external contacts; Flexible, collaborative approach including capacity to work in a changing environment, make recommendations for improvements, and receive feedback.; Ability to develop, communicate and maintain project schedules and work well under deadline; Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher and Outlook. Preferred additional skills: Visual communication, design and/or layout skills including experience with desktop publishing (Quark or InDesign), Photoshop and Illustrator. To apply, no later than March 20, send a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to or 301-587-0533 (fax)


ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR -- Catholic Network of Volunteer Service, a non-profit membership organization of 200 faith-based volunteer programs, is in need of a FT Administrative Coordinator, to work with Executive Director and staff of seven in Takoma Park, MD (2 blocks from Metro). Coordinate daily operations and delivery of member services. Manage website, databases, HR, conference/workshop planning, annual membership survey and parish presentations. Process payables/receivables for accountant. Bachelor’s degree and minimum three years work experience required. Administrative/management experience preferred. EOE. To apply, please send resume, salary requirements and writing sample to: Jim Lindsay, Executive Director, CNVS, 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 506, Takoma Park, MD 20912, or e-mail: No phone calls please.


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 resume to: Christ the King Catholic High School, PO Box 1465, New Bern, NC 28563.


RETREAT DIRECTOR La Salle Manor Retreat Center in Plano, IL, is seeking full-time coordinator of well-established retreat program for youth. Successful candidate must be mature and enthusiastic in their Catholic faith, strong relational and organizational skills, and able to work collaboratively with retreat team, staff, schools and youth. Minimum requirements: three years experience in youth ministry and College Degree. Benefits include room/board, complete medical/dental, vehicle usage, salary and more. Contact Bob or Lori Dressel. Phone (630) 552-3224, ext. 101. E-mail: Web site:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The Board of Trustees for the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) in the Archdiocese of Hartford seeks an energetic, seasoned leader with an ability to raise funds to support the Foundation; develop and manage productive relationships with internal and external constituents; galvanize stakeholders around a shared vision and strategic plan; develop the resources and infrastructure to expand FACS’ base of support; broaden FACS’ presence and impact in the community; and build increased public awareness of FACS. Comprehensive working knowledge of the field of non-profit work, planned giving, fundraising, and grant writing, preferred. Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send resume to: Peter Carey, FACS President, Office of Catholic Schools, 467 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002-2999.


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION (Religious Education for all ages). Holy Cross ( Santa Cruz, CA.), a 1,000-household bilingual parish, seeks someone to work collaboratively with parish ministries in offering faith formation to all ages. The Director’s duties include, but are not limited to, overseeing infant baptism preparation; children’s catechetics, including sacramental preparation; and adult confirmation and education. The Director will work closely with directors of RCIA and Youth Ministry. This person must have a B.A. or Masters in Religious Studies or Theology, or have at least 5 years experience in a similar position. Bilingual and/or multi-generational experience a plus. Please send resume and letters of recommendation, by April 15, 2006, to: Holy Cross Search Committee, 126 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For further information, please call Fr. Mark Stetz at (831) 423-4182.


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 MUSIC/LITURGY -- Holy Family Parish is located south of Chicago in Shorewood, IL (Joliet / Plainfield area). The parish is a vibrant community of 1600 families. We are currently experiencing considerable growth in the region. We are seeking a qualified, full-time person with passion for post-Vatican II liturgy and music. Background required in contemporary Catholic music, strong keyboard, vocal skills, and competency in ensemble/choir direction. Needs to be able to work toward promoting lively, engaging, participative, and hospitable liturgies. The candidate should be able to work well in a collaborative environment and be comfortable empowering others in ministry. Salary commensurate with experience and education, including full diocesan benefits. Send resume to: Fr. Bill Dewan, Holy Family Parish, 600 Brook Forest Ave., Shorewood, IL 60431. Phone: (815) 725-6880. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY -- Vibrant city parish of 700 families served by Holy Cross priests, with K-8 school, seeking full-time director of music and liturgy to coordinate balanced parish music program as part of a pastoral team. Parish has well-established cantor program, adult choir, school children’s choir, youth ensemble and tradition of full and active community participation. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in music performance or education. Preferred that candidates also have training in theology, liturgy and pastoral ministry and ability to play a keyboard instrument. Please send resume with references by 4/3/06 to: Search Committee, St. Joseph Parish, 211 N. St. Louis Blvd., South Bend, IN 46617 or e-mail:

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, resume and names and addresses of three references to: Search Committee, St. Stephen the Witness, 1019 W. 23rd Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. 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

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.


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:

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 July1, 2006. Please send letter of introduction and resume to: Principal Search Committee, Christ the King Catholic High School, PO Box 1465, New Bern, NC 28563.

PRINCIPAL -- St. Anne Catholic School in Rock Hill, South Carolina seeks candidates for principal, starting date of June 1, 2006. Qualifications -- practicing Catholic with dynamic leadership skills, valid educational certification, master’s degree in educational administration or equivalent, and evidence of successful teaching experience. Prior experience in school administration preferred. St. Anne School is PK-8 with 300 students. Send letter of interest, resume and statement of philosophy on education to: Principal Search Committee, Attention: Ms. Susie Hinton, St. Anne Catholic School, 1698 Bird Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730. Visit our web site:

PRINCIPAL -- The David School, David, Kentucky is seeking a Principal for the 2006/2007 school year. The David School, a Christian mission school founded on Catholic Social Teachings, is located in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Through the assistance of volunteer teachers and staff the high 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 providing quality educational programs to underprivileged youth. The Principal is responsible for staff of 12, curriculum and instruction, student body, increasing enrollment and be the school’s spiritual as well as educational leader. The successful candidate will be a faith-centered, educational administrator and teacher with strong academic credentials, and passionate about educating 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. Applications must be received by March 31, 2006. To apply: please e-mail your curriculum vitae along with three professional references and your cover letter stating how you will make a difference to: Principal Search Committee, The David School, PO Box 1, David, KY 41616. E-mail: Web site:

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:


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 resume 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 medium-sized Catholic school system within a state that ranks at the top of nearly every survey. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester, N.H., is seeking a motivational leader to foster spiritual and academic leadership for the Diocese’s 29 Catholic schools (Grades pre-K-12) with 8,300 students. With tremendous support from the Bishop of Manchester and a highly competent 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 national model. The qualified candidate will hold a master’s degree (doctorate preferred), experience as a senior educational leader with a history of success and a commitment to excellence. The candidate must be motivated by the mission of the Catholic Church and be an active member of a Roman Catholic parish. Additionally, the candidate must have demonstrated success with strategic planning and goal achievement. A complete job description and a profile of the N.H. Catholic schools can be found at Submissions must be received no later than March 22, 2006. To apply, please send your curriculum vitae along with three professional references and a cover letter stating salary requirement and your Catholic Philosophy of Education to: John D. Roller, S.P.H.R., C.E.B.S, of Express Personnel Services, by e-mail 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 resume to: Christ the King Catholic High School, PO Box 1465, New Bern, NC 28563.


THE DIOCESE OF AUSTIN, Texas seeks Director of Worship. Position is responsible for planning and coordinating diocesan liturgical events and fostering sound liturgical practices in the parishes and organizations of the Diocese of Austin. Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Theology, Liturgical Studies or a closely related field of study, prior experience in diocesan or parish liturgical work. Applicants must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish. For more information, visit


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 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, PO Box 1390, Edwards, CO. 81632.

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