National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 31, 2006

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HESYCHIA SCHOOL for Spiritual Directors. Weeks I & II: Sept. 17-22; Sept. 24-29; Weeks III & IV: Oct. 29-Nov. 4; Nov. 5-10, Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Focusing on the ancient art of Christian spiritual direction, the four-week certificate program will be taught in the context of contemplative study and spiritual mentoring. It embraces a diversity of faiths. Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail: Visit:

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:

Parish Missions

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


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


COME AND DRINK from the Well of God’s Grace (John 4:14) Retreat. Reverend Robert J. Vitillo, Special Advisor on HIV and AIDS for Caritas Internationalis. Aug. 20-25, 2006; Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. This retreat is for people living with or otherwise affected by HIV and AIDS and those who minister to them. For the caregivers, this is the time to assess their ministry and to identify skills and sensitivity that need to be. For HIV-positive people and their loved ones, a spiritual retreat can fulfill the need for a tranquil and safe place where they can reflect, clarify and assimilate the radically-altered circumstances of their lives and “drink from the well of God’s grace.” Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail: visit:

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS RETREAT, Robert J. Allen, author of Text for Task, Aug. 27-31, 2006; Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. This retreat/seminar aims to provide women and men, who work for the Catholic Church in development, the opportunity to understand their work as a vocation and a ministry; Help Church workers to become aware of development, not as a job, department, or effort but rather as a way of life: development offers the opportunity for spiritual renewal, based on a theology of giving which is rooted in the Scripture. Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail: Or visit:

PREACHED RETREAT -- St. Anthony Retreat Center, Marathon, WI “Becoming the Beloved Disciple.” June 11-16, 2006. Scripture scholars tell us that the “Beloved Disciple” is probably not John the Evangelist, but a real, un-named disciple who stands for all of us. His calling, his closeness to Jesus: that’s what Jesus wants for all of us. This retreat will reflect on all the Beloved Disciple passages of John’s Gospel to touch more deeply our vocation to intimacy within the Christian community. Offered by Fr. Dan Crosby, OFM Cap. Offering: $375.00 Description: Mini Directed: July 6-9, 2006. Offering: $195.00. Description: 6 Day Directed: July 09-15, 2006. Offering: $450.00. Grow deeper in the Lord through a directed retreat! St. Anthony’s offers the help of an experienced spiritual director, the beauty of our 45 acre setting, and our rich liturgical prayer-life. Contact us for available directors The above programs begin with 5:30 supper on the first day of the session and concludes with the noon meal on the final day of the session.. Offerings includes private room and all meals. St. Anthony Retreat Center, 300 E. Fourth St., Marathon, WI 54448. Phone: (715) 443-2236. Fax: (715) 443-2235. E-Mail: Web site:

SAN DIEGO. The Spiritual Ministry Center, The Religious of the Sacred Heart, offers year-round retreats including 30-day retreats and self-directed sabbaticals near the ocean in a comfortable townhouse. Phone: (619) 224-9444. Fax: (619) 224-1082. E-mail: Web site:


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

BETHANY SPIRITUALITY CENTER -- Design your own sabbatical time at Bethany, one hour from New York City, in a lovely little renovated cottage surrounded by beauty. Select from among a variety of retreats, guided reading courses, spiritual direction, special occasional programs, or simply take quiet time of your own. Ask for a descriptive brochure: (845) 460-3061. E-mail: Web site:

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.

CONTEMPLATIVE STUDY and Retreat Sabbatical. Winter Sabbatical: Oct. 29-Dec. 15, 2006; Spring Sabbatical: March 18-May 4, 2007. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Created for the spiritual renewal of the whole person, this residential program combines periods of silent prayer and rest with daily spiritual teachings. Topics include study of the mystics, desert spirituality, Passio Christi, creating your own mission statement, spirituality through art and freedom to “just be.” Limit 15. Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail:; visit:

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:

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:

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:

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:


MERRIMACK COLLEGE, a selective, four-year Catholic College in the Augustinian tradition, invites applications for Director of Campus Ministry. The Director serves as the pastoral leader of the College community and is responsible for overseeing and collaborating with a four-member ministry team that provides liturgical, spiritual, formational and service opportunities. The strong candidate will have the desire and energy to re-envision with this team. Candidates must possess a Master of Divinity degree, with preference given to those with a Doctor of Ministry. Strong familiarity with the Augustinian spiritual tradition, with five years of pastoral experience with youth or young adults, is required. To apply by April 7, online visit or mail résumé and references to Merrimack College, Office of Human Resources, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845.

PASTORAL ASSISTANT for Campus Ministry-Newman Catholic Campus ministry at Western Washington University, a mission of Sacred Heart Church, in Bellingham, Washington, is seeking a campus minister to lead a vibrant and growing campus ministry. Successful candidate will be an active Catholic and have experience in campus/young adult or youth ministry. Position includes coordinating all aspects of campus liturgical celebrations, catechesis, retreat and outreach ministries; recruiting and supervision of peer ministers and volunteers; and coordination of campus and parish programs. A master’s degree in theology/pastoral care is desired. Salary and benefits per Archdiocesan scale. Contact Sacred heart Church at: (360) 734-2850 for an application packet.

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:


ST. JOSEPH CHURCH and School in Red Lake Falls, MN seeks to hire a Whole Parish Catechist to assist in the whole parish catechesis paradigm of faith formation for all parishioners, children, youth and adult and will have responsibilities in junior and senior high school catechesis, youth and young adult ministry, Confirmation preparation, intergenerational catechesis, Catholic School identity, adult faith formation, social justice and stewardship. For more information contact: Search Committee, St. Joseph Church and School, PO Box 400, Red Lake Falls, MN 56750-0400. 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:


RETREAT CENTER DIRECTOR -- Bethany Spring, a retreat center located in the rolling hills of Nelson County, KY near the Abbey of Gethsemani, is seeking a director effective September 1, 2006. Bethany Spring consists of a farmhouse accommodating six to eight guests, a hermitage for solitude and a couples cottage. It serves adults of all faiths and provides a quiet setting for private and directed retreats. It is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Interested and qualified candidates may submit a letter of interest and résumé with three references to: Search Committee, Office of Sponsored Ministries, PO Box 247, Nazareth, KY 40048. E-mail: Web site:


ASSISTANT EDITOR -- Progressive, national Catholic general interest magazine, conveniently located in Chicago’s Loop, seeks a skilled and creative assistant editor to work as an integral team member on its editorial staff. Qualified applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications or equivalent experience; at least three years prior editing, writing, layout, and production experience; and excellent communication, organization and proofreading skills. Demonstrated PC proficiency (Adobe, InDesign and Photoshop) and an understanding of contemporary Catholicism are very important. Must possess high initiative, detail orientation and the ability to meet deadlines and work both independently and collaboratively. We offer competitive salary, benefits and the opportunity for professional growth in a congenial environment where your efforts will be appreciated. EOE. Submit résumé with published clips to: Human Resources, Dept. AE, St. Jude League/Claretian Publications, 205 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60606. Fax: (312) 236-5761. E-mail:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy. Send résumé to: 1282 Market Circle # 6, Port Charlotte, FL 33953. Fax: (941) 766-1896.


ST. CHARLES BORROMEO seeks experienced full-time Faith Formation Director for whole community catechesis, youth and adult formation, and training faith formation volunteers. Must be organized, collaborative, and dynamic with strong leadership skills. Must be practicing Catholic in good standing with MA in Theology. Send résumé to Leslie Hutchison, 21505 Augusta Ave, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.

FAITH FORMATION/RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Diocesan Regional Coordinators (Office of Faith Formation). Charlotte Diocese seeks two persons with master’s degree in Religious Ed/allied field, five years of demonstrable successful experience in parish/diocesan work. Well-rounded in catechist formation skills. Collaborative. Sensitive to cultural minorities. Good written/oral communication skills. Spanish a plus. Office locations: one in Maggie Valley, NC and the other in Greensboro, NC. Application deadline April 30, 2006. Please send résumé, salary requirements and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Cris V. Villapando 1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC 28210 or For copy of Job Description, 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:


MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Elk Rapids, Michigan. Full-time Director of Music. Come be a part of our beautiful resort community, situated between Grand Traverse Bay and Elk Lake, 17 miles north of Traverse City in northern Michigan. We need a comprehensive music program. Position requires excellent keyboard and vocal skills, experience in traditional choral conducting, and a good working knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Competitive salary and benefit package. Send cover letter, résumé, salary requirements and references to: Rev. Robert J. Zuchowski, 143 Charles St., Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629, or e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY -- Gesu Parish, Milwaukee, WI. Vibrant Jesuit-sponsored parish near downtown and Marquette University, with comprehensive program of liturgical and sacramental celebrations, seeks highly qualified, full-time director, to lead parishioners and staff in implementing Vatican II inspired liturgies. A collaborative, collegial working style, and ability to organize liturgical ministers essential. Master’s preferred, Bachelor’s with experience minimum. Send résumé by April 20 to Fr. Peter Etzel, S.J. by fax: (414) 288-6994, or e-mail:

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. Email résumé, letter and salary history to noting reference number 8101360, and job title in subject line.

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY, a Catholic, Jesuit university of 11,000 students near downtown Milwaukee, has an opening for a Liturgy Director beginning August 1, 2006. This full-time, 10-month position requires the ability and desire to work with young adults and a team of university ministers. Working knowledge of Catholic ritual, an ability to work with presiders and student ministers, as well as good organization and communication skills are all necessary components of this position. Responsibilities include coordinating liturgical life on campus, planning all-university liturgies and a variety of prayer experiences, as well as general pastoral ministry with young adults. Preference will be given to persons who hold a masters degree in theology, liturgy, divinity or related field, along with pastoral experience. Application deadline is April 28, 2006. Send letter of application with salary requirements, résumé and three current letters of recommendation to: Rev. Doug Leonhardt, S.J., University Ministry, Marquette University PO Box 1881/AMU 236, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881. Complete job description at

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:


HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH in St. Petersburg, FL is seeking candidates for their Supportive Services Manager position that will become available June 1, 2006. The position involves parish administration, finance, facilities and human resource management. Candidates must be persons of Catholic faith with an administrative background and an understanding of and appreciation for Church organizational structure and ministry. A Bachelor’s degree in business (or related field) is required along with eight-10 years of progressively responsible experience in managing a complex organization Computer literacy, excellent communication and human relations skills are required. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Résumés and cover letters should be submitted as soon as possible to: Thomas P. Schroeder, LDCS (Leadership Dynamics in a Church Setting), PO Box 6023, Clearwater, FL 33766-6023.


DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT and public relations -- Mother Cabrini High School, College preparatory school for young women in Upper Manhattan is conducting a search for the position of Director of Recruitment and Public Relations and an Administrative Assistant in this office. Sponsored by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mother Cabrini High School is a Catholic, independent, all-girls high school with a history of over 105 years and an enrollment of 450 young women. The Director of Recruitment and Public Relations reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement and works with members of the Administrative team to further the mission of Cabrini through various public relations vehicles. The Director of Student Recruitment and Public Relations is responsible for internal and external communications to educate the various publics about the high school. Student Recruitment efforts are a major thrust in the focus for this position. Three years of experience in writing/public relations or similar fields is preferred. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT the Director of Recruitment and Public Relations, The Administrative Assistant requires a proficiency in Microsoft Office product software, photo-editing software, and internet search engines and also a familiarity with Raiser’s Edge 7. Send résumé and cover letter to: Head of School, Brian Donahue, Mother Cabrini High School, 701 Fort Washington Avenue, NY, NY 10040. E-mail: Web site:


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

LAY MISSION IN KENYA: We are looking for: 1) a candidate with Business and Marketing skills to serve in the Women’s Promotion Center in a slum area of Nairobi and 2) a candidate to work with AIDS ministry in the same Nairobi slum area. Our lay missioners are part of a pastoral team serving the area. For more information, visit our website, and/or give us a call at: (708) 588-1602. Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL

LAY MISSION IN PERU and Guatemala: We are looking for: 1) three or four candidates for a new lay mission team in the Peten region of Guatemala 2) and two candidates to join our lay mission team in Alto Trujillo, Peru. For more information, visit our website, and/or give us a call at: (708) 588-1602. Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL.


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:


PRESIDENT -- Cristo Rey High School, Sacramento, a new Catholic, co-educational college preparatory school and part of the Cristo Rey Network is accepting applications for the position of President for the school year beginning in the fall of 2006. The President will report to a Board of Directors and work directly with three religious congregations which are co-sponsoring the school. A candidate should have proven experience as an enthusiastic, passionate, administrator who can direct all management aspects of the school. We seek candidates who are Catholic and possess a Master’s Degree in Education or equivalent. Spanish fluency is desired but not required. Compensation will be commensurate with experience within the Cristo Rey Network range. Applications are being accepted until April 19, 2006. Submit résumé, salary expectations and cover letter to Deborah Pacyna, Cristo Rey Board of Directors, 400 Capitol Mall, Suite 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814. For more information, visit


PRINCIPAL -- St. Christopher School, (K-8) San Jose, CA. School is fully accredited, maintains high academic standards, enjoys strong parental involvement, parish commitment, and strong tradition of Catholic education and community service. Qualifications: practicing Roman Catholic, B.A. and M.A. in related education field, valid California elementary teaching credential, and at least five years teaching experience in a Catholic school. For more information please visit our website at:

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 either mail or 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:

REGIS HIGH SCHOOL -- a Catholic school in Stayton, Oregon (15 miles east of Salem, nestled in the foothills of the Cascades) with a student body of 185 is currently seeking a candidate for principal who is a practicing Catholic with strong leadership and development skills. Interested applicants with a master’s degree in educational administration or related field and a minimum of five years of educational experience, please request an application from: Sr. Betty Larson, OSB, Chair- Regis Search Committee, 2838 E Burnside St., Portland OR 97214. Phone: (503) 233-8306.

MOUNT ST. MARY ACADEMY in Little Rock, Arkansas seeks principal to begin July 2006. Five years experience as a teacher and secondary administration certification/certifiable required. Complete applications are due April 15, 2006. To receive application details, please e-mail


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:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, a suburban diverse parish in Northern Virginia seeks a person to direct our elementary and junior high school religious education program which includes planning, recruiting and formation of catechists. Additionally, the director has primary responsibility for religious initiation and sacramental preparation. Qualifications: graduate degree in theology or religious studies, Spanish language skills a plus. Send your résumé to: Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 46833 Harry Byrd Highway, Sterling, VA 20164.

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.


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:


YOUTH MINISTER WANTED to minister in two adjoining parishes in collaborative relationship with supportive staffs. Responsibilities include total youth ministry faith formation for Confirmation and retreat work. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree: Ministry or Education. Graduate degree preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. E-mail résumé to:

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 spiritual 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:

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