National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 24, 2006

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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:

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? Phone: (213) 368-1875. E-mail: Web site:

Parish Missions

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

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


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 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:

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:


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:

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. web site: Phone: (941) 966-5933.

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:


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.

Spanish Studies

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:


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:

NOT JUST ANOTHER Independent Catholic Denomination! Seeking former religious brothers, sisters and priests. Web site:

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

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

Employment Opportunities


PASTORAL ADMINISTRATOR: St. Michael’s Mission, a small rural parish on the Colville Indian Reservation in eastern Washington is accepting applications for a combined position which includes pastoral ministry, DRE, fiscal administration, and overseeing buildings and grounds maintenance. A degree and/or substantial experience required. Cross-cultural pastoral experience desired. Position to be filled by June 2006. Send résumé and references to: Fr. Bob Jones, SJ, Search Committee, PO Box 122, Inchelium, WA 99138. E-mail:


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:


CATHOLIC PRIEST CHAPLAIN -- Fort Lauderdale, FL -Catholic Health Services operates 26 facilities providing a continuum of healthcare & services to the SE Florida community serving 5,000+ people. CHS is currently seeking a Priest Director of Pastoral Care for our growing north campus comprised of a skilled nursing center, rehabilitation hospital, ALF and elderly housing. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and providing spiritual care services and ministry to a culturally diverse population. Certification as a chaplain by the NACC or APC is required and experience as a healthcare chaplain is preferred. Offering excellent compensation/benefit package and work environment! For immediate consideration submit résumé to: Catholic Health Services, 4790 N State Rd 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319. Fax: (954) 484-5416. E-mail:


CAMPUS MINISTER -- Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit, Pittsburgh, PA, seeks a full-time Catholic campus minister to assist in the integration of the Spiritan charism and mission throughout the University community. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a ministry style in the spirit of Vatican II and the ability to participate in a dynamic, collaborative style of ministry within the context of an ethnically, religiously, and radically diverse university community. The candidate will have three years’ ministry experience in a diverse college/university environment and an advanced degree in pastoral ministry, theology, or related field. Key qualifications include self-motivation, organizational skills, ability to lead spiritual reflections, and multi-tasking skills. Diversity is welcome, bilingual skills a plus. Candidate must submit an essay describing his/her specific ministerial experience and philosophy of ministry, along with a résumé and two references, to Human Resources, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTER/Social Concerns Coordinator-Newman Center Christ Church at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN seeks a full-time, 11-month pastoral team member. Newman Center is a progressive Catholic parish of individuals/families that ministers to university students, faculty/staff. Position involves working with university students as well as members of the permanent parish community. Tasks include coordination of campus ministry activities, peace/social concerns, RCIA, plus collaboration with other staff in areas of pastoral counseling, teaching and liturgy planning. We are seeking a creative individual who embraces the vision of Vatican II. Begins July 15, 2006. Theology degree required, master’s preferred. Review of applications begins March 27, 2006. Write or call for application material: Personnel Committee, 396 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301. Phone (320) 251-3260. Web site:

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 résumé and cover letter to: Jeffrey W. Mancabelli, Principal, 2607 Military Road, Washington, DC 20015. E-mail:


COORDINATOR -- The Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis, Minnesota is seeking a full-time coordinator of learning for Children and Families. The successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic, that has an understanding of multi-intelligence formation curriculum, strong development and organizational skills and able to work collaboratively with pastoral staff and advisory committees. S/he should possess a Masters degree in theology, education or related field, and five years of parish coordination experience. Responsibilities include but are not limited to program creation and development of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Liturgical Catechesis, including Choir Catechesis and Sacramental preparation for children and families. Application deadline is March 27, 2006. To apply, please send letter of application, résumé, and list of references to Basilica of Saint Mary, Attn: George Barrett, PO Box 50010, Minneapolis, MN 55405. E-mail:


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.


ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR -- The Franciscan School of Theology (FST), a member-school of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, is seeking an Admissions Director. The Director is most often the first contact prospective students have with FST. He/She, therefore, must possess superior communications skills, a thorough grasp of and belief in the mission and goals of the school, and an enthusiastic and welcoming personality. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in an academic environment, preferably in admissions and/or recruiting; a graduate degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or related studies; and a solid grounding in Roman Catholic tradition. FST offers a collegial work environment, excellent benefits, and a salary commensurate with experience. All interested in the position should send a cover letter and résumé by March 21, 2006 to: Tito Cruz, SM, Academic Dean, the Franciscan School of Theology, 1712 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, CA, 94709 or e-mail as attachments to:

BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE of catechetical ministry in the Catholic Church! St. Robert Parish, a vibrant community of 3,400 parishioners in the Milwaukee area, seeks a full-time Director of Lifelong Faith Formation. Join an innovative team to develop and direct lifelong, intergenerational faith formation ministry. A Master’s degree in theology or its equivalent and parish ministry experience are required. Apply by March 31, 2006; start date is May 15, 2006, or negotiable. Send cover letter and résumé to Mary Schroedl, 4019 N. Farwell Ave., Shorewood, WI 53211. Fax: (414) 332-2599. 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 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 résumé to: Fr. Bill Dewan, Holy Family Parish, 600 Brook Forest Ave., Shorewood, IL 60431. Phone: (815) 725-6880. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY -- Loyola University Chicago. Responsible for liturgical life. Coordinates all liturgies, formation, training of ministers, and weddings. Works with Music Director. Master in Liturgy or equivalent. 3 years experience as Director. E-mail résumé, letter and salary history to noting reference number 8101360, and job title in subject line.

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 résumé 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, 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:


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 web site at and fill out the Preliminary Form. Comboni Lay Missionaries, 1615 E 31st St., La Grange Park, IL, 60526-1377. 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 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 -- 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, résumé 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 -- St. Mary’s Catholic School, Anderson, Indiana, seeks a PreK-8 principal. St. Mary’s (SMS) has a student population of 203 students and 18 faculty members with a strong academic program. SMS is fully accredited by NCA and the State of Indiana. SMS is a multi-cultural, socio-economically diverse school that reflects a strong Catholic identity. The position will be open beginning July 1. Applicants should have a master’s degree, with either an administrator’s license or eligibility for Indiana certification in administration. Candidate should have experience in collaborative leadership. The principal must be an active member of the Catholic Church who is committed to the integration of Gospel values through the educational curriculum. The principal is a member of the Parish Pastoral Team, which shares the pastoral leadership of St. Mary’s Parish and School. Bi-lingual preferred (English-Spanish), with a strong commitment to Social Justice. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send or e-mail a résumé with salary history, arriving no later than April 18, to: St. Mary’s Principal Search, 1115 Pearl Street, Anderson, IN 46016. Phone: (765) 644-8467. Fax: (765) 648-4000; E-mail: Visit our web site for more information:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION needed for 1350-family parish in northeast Ohio. Collaborative pastoral ministry includes religious education formation Pre-K through 12th grade and sacramental prep for Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. Need strong background in youth ministry, education, theology and church teachings. Master’s degree preferred. Position is full-time with benefits. Please send résumé to: DRE Search Committee, 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren, OH 44483. Fax: (330) 372-6380. E-mail:

ST. VIATOR CHURCH, a multi-cultural, bilingual parish on the Northwest Side of Chicago is looking for a part-time Director of Religious Education. We are looking for a creative, flexible person willing to try new ways to form young people in the faith. Spanish writing and speaking skills a must. Job duties include coordination of First Communion and First Reconciliation, as well as the parish religious education program. Applicant also would coordinate Confirmation with parish youth ministry coordinator. Please contact Fr. John Eck, pastor, St. Viator Church, 4170 W. Addison, Chicago, IL 60641. Phone: (773) 286-4040.

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.


SUMMER JOBS at Ring Lake Ranch-a spiritual retreat ranch in the Wyoming Rockies. Volunteer/paid positions -- asst. cooks, wranglers, housekeeper. Mid-May to September. Room/board plus weekly salary. Contact Joan at: Web site:


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.

PASTORAL STUDIES PROFESSOR -- Washington Theological Union, a Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry, announces a full-time faculty position in the field of pastoral studies beginning Fall 2006. Applicant should be someone well versed in the Roman Catholic tradition, possess a doctorate and be able to teach graduate introductory courses in pastoral ministry to graduate students preparing for ordained and lay ministry. Preference given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching; rank and duration of appointment are open. Application deadline: May 15, 2006. Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to: Dean’s Office, Washington Theological Union, 6896 Laurel Street, NW, Washington, DC 20012. Phone: (202) 541-5219. Web site:


ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER in Reading, PA is seeking a Vice President of Mission and Ministry. This senior management position is responsible for integration of mission, core values, spirituality, cultural development & promotion of Catholic identity throughout organization. The position requires a Master’s degree in theology or health related specialty, knowledge of operations and finance, government affairs, health care trends and concerns, at least 3 yrs strong leadership/management experience. Catholic faith tradition or faith community preferred. Experience with groups in complex/matrix organization, knowledge of health care ethics and the “Ethical & Religious Directives for Health Care Services (ERDS) required. Please send résumé to Scott Mengle, Vice President, Human Resources, St. Joseph Medical Center, PO Box 316, Reading, PA 19603


YOUTH MINISTER -- Ave Maria Catholic Church in Parker, Colorado is looking for a Coordinator of Young Adult/Youth Minister, general purpose to coordinate and oversee Young Adult/Youth Ministry programs for youth in 6th through 12th grades and for young adults who have graduated from high school. Coordinate the sacramental process of Confirmation as outlined in the Diocese of Colorado Springs. This position will close March 31, 2006. A complete job description and application can be obtained in the parish office Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm or you can call (303) 841-3750 for an application.

YOUTH COORDINATOR -- St. Bridget Parish is seeking a full-time Youth Coordinator to be responsible for middle school through high school youth. Responsibilities include formation, confirmation, social justice, activities and spirtual growth. The candidate must be a mature Catholic in good standing, enthusiastic in their faith. The desired applicant should posses a BA in theology, or related field, and/or certified by a recognized program in youth ministry. (S/he) must work well with adults as well as teens. Diocesan pay structure/benefits package. Application deadline is April 24, 2006. To apply, please send letter of application and résumé to Search Committee, St. Bridget Parish, 6006 Three Chopt Rd., Richmond, VA 23226. 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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