National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 7, 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:

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:

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EDUCATION FOR AN ECOLOGICAL AGE: “Exploring a New Cosmology”, at Genesis Farm, NJ, July 10 - 21 or August 14 - 30. “Comprehensive Earth Literacy” Program, August 14 - Nov. 4. Web site: Phone: (908)362-6735

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:

LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Spiritual direction and counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation in Sarasota, Fla. Phone: (941) 966-5933. Web site:

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: Web site:

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:

GUIDED RETREAT: THE MYSTERY OF GOD on the beautiful grounds of St. John. The Retreat Center at St. John’s, Plymouth, Michigan, May 14-May 20, 2006. We will gather and humbly reflect on the mystery of God with presenters Sr. Ann Willits OP and Fr. Matt Walsh OP. Retreat schedule includes morning conference, daily Eucharist and an opportunity for retreatants to meet with the preachers for conversation/reconciliation. Each eve retreatants gather for silent prayer and a reflective review of what the mystery of God has revealed to them. St. John’s offers peaceful gardens, private air-conditioned rooms/baths, professionally prepared food. Registration deadline: May 5, 2006. Phone: (734) 414-1111. Download brochure at

PLANET EARTH AND PROVIDENCE at The Retreat Center at St. John’s, Plymouth, Michigan, April 28-30, 2006. Providence is the name of God that brings the motions of human existence into meaning. Presenter, Barbara Doherty, SP, PhD will explore the connections between our ideas of God as provident and reverence for creation as we know it on Planet Earth. Prayer will be integrated into the experience. Located on the beautiful grounds of St. John, we offer peaceful gardens, private air-conditioned rooms/baths, professionally prepared food. Registration deadline: April 17, 2006. Phone (734) 414-1111. Download brochure at


CANTERBURY, ENGLAND -- spend sabbatical time in a Franciscan setting in the Garden of England. Join students from all over the world in spiritual reflection, renewal and stimulating insights into Scripture, spirituality and Franciscan studies. MA and PhD studies also offered. Close to London and links to Europe. Come for ten weeks or a whole academic year. For information contact Sr. Margaret McGrath, Franciscan International Study Centre, Giles Lane, Canterbury CT2 7NA, United Kingdom. E-mail: or see our web site

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.

MINI SABBATH -- Franciscan Spiritual Center, Ringwood, NJ, (July 8-July 22, 2006) Living with Balance: Life in Abundance-Michael Laratonda, FMS and Margaret Picha, SSND (previously WELLSPRINGS staff). Cost: $1100 ($200 deposit). Accepting registrations now. Limited Space. First come first served. Located in the beautiful northeastern corner of NJ surrounded by the Ramapo Mountains, between two state parks, approximately 90 acres of breath-taking views. All rooms are air-conditioned. Outdoor Olympic size swimming pool and picnic areas. One hour from Manhattan, NY. Phone: (973) 962-9778. E-mail: Web site:

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

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

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:

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:

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


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:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR -- Spiritual formation ministry rooted in the Catholic tradition seeks a full time Assistant Director of Ministry. Candidate will have five-plus years retreat and spiritual formation experience and must be self-motivated, collaborative, able to work with a strong team, a risk taker and willing to travel locally. Responsibilities will be to: Develop collaborative outreach programs in local parishes and churches. Participate in retreat and mission preaching; Offer spiritual direction and a variety of adult formation programs. Knowledge in adult learning and spiritual development will be of great benefit to this position. The position begins immediately. Please send a résumé/qualifications and references to: Mary Jo Valenziano, Director, Mayslake Ministries, 760 Pasquinelli Drive, Ste 304, Westmont, IL 60559. E-mail:


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 28203-4003 or For copy of Job Description, e-mail:

PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Jesuit Volunteers International places and supports full-time lay volunteers in 2-year service positions with Jesuit ministries and other programs assisting people who are poor or marginalized in developing countries. JVI is seeking a person with excellent leadership and collaboration skills to join our 3-member program team. The Program Coordinator’s responsibilities include screening, placing, orienting and supporting young adult volunteers in their service work, community living groups, spiritual formation and cultural immersion. Minimum qualifications include: one year international experience with economically poor or marginalized persons, a bachelor’s degree, Spanish language proficiency, active in a Christian faith community, superior communication skills, experience with young adults, ability to travel 50-60 days per year, and experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications. Position begins July 1, 2006. Excellent benefits. Send cover letter, including salary requirements, and résumé by April 30th to Mary Medved, SNJM, Executive Director, Jesuit Volunteers International, PO Box 3756, Washington, D.C. 20027-0256. E-mail:


SEEKING FULL-TIME DIRECTOR of Faith Formation/Adult Education: 2200 households, highly educated, professional, international community in Maple Grove, MN. Further details found at: Candidate needs Master’s Degree or equivalent in Roman Catholic field. Responsibilities include overseeing five other staff, budgeting, empowerment of parishioners and coordination of over-all program. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Benefits included. Application deadline is April 30, 2006. Please submit a cover letter, résumé and references to: Mary Jo Dickinson, Parish Administrator, Church of St. Joseph the Worker, 7180 Hemlock Lane, Maple Grove, MN 55369.


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 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. Three years experience as Director. E-mail 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

PASTORAL MINISTER of Music and Liturgy. The Paulist Center, Boston, MA. A progressive, active, inclusive intentional Roman Catholic Community in downtown Boston seeks full-time Minister of Music and Liturgy. Music responsibilities: coordinate active program for liturgies; provide direction for several music groups; instrumentalists and cantors. Liturgy responsibilities: coordinate liturgical ministries; planning liturgies with pastoral staff and lay ministers. Salary commensurate with experience. Available August, 2006. Please send letter, résumé and references to Director, The Paulist Center, 5 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108. Phone: (617) 742-4460; fax (617) 720-5756. 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 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 Saint Petersburg, FL is seeking candidates for their Support Services Manager (parish manager/administrator) 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 understanding of and appreciation for Church organizational structure and ministry. A Bachelors degree in business or related field is required along with 8 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in managing complex organizations. Computer literacy, excellent communications, 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.


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.


ST. FELIX CHURCH -- A parish of 675 families is seeking two positions: a faith formation coordinator for grades K-12 for twenty-five hours per week and a part-time parish administrator. (Job descriptions are available on request.) Applicants for the faith formation position must have completed their bachelor’s degree in a faith formation field of study. Applicants for the parish administrator position must have at least a certificate in lay ministry or be sufficiently knowledgeable about the administration in the Catholic Church. Deadline for application is April 30th. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants can send their résumés to: Personnel Committee, St. Felix Parish, 117 W. 3rd St., Wabasha, MN 55981.

DIOCESE OF LANSING, Mich., has a growing number of parish openings for qualified directors of religious education, coordinators of youth ministry, directors of adult faith formation, and RCIA directors. Diocesan salary guidelines. Good benefits. Supportive diocesan staff. For application materials contact: Michael Andrews, 300 W. Ottawa St., Lansing, MI, 48933. (517) 342-2484. E-mail:

CHRIST HOUSE, a 32-bed in-patient medical facility for homeless men and women in Washington, DC, has openings for the following positions: ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR: Full-Time, minimum requirements include: bachelors degree in relevant field and three years management experience. Responsible for coordination of daily operations, finance and development and human resources. ADDICTIONS COUNSELOR: Full-time, Certified Addictions Counselor required, Level II preferred. Has primary responsibility for in house education programs and individual counseling for Kairos House members. NURSING: R.N. or L.P.N.-Full and part-time opportunities, day and evening shifts - Responsibilities include patient assessment, administration of medications, health monitoring and patient education. Please send cover letter and résumé to: Christ House, Personnel, 1717 Columbia Rd., NW Washington, DC 20009. Fax: (202) 232-4972. E-mail: Visit our web site at for further information.


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:


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.

PRINCIPAL -- Saint Thomas More Academy, a diocesan Catholic High School in the Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware, is seeking an inspired and community oriented Catholic educator and leader to serve as PRINCIPAL, beginning July 2006. The school, located in Magnolia, Delaware, was founded in 1998 and has a current enrollment of one hundred and seventy students. Saint Thomas More Academy has just received Middle States accreditation, a recognition of its strong academics, comprehensive extra-curricular activities, athletics, and programs of Catholic formation, retreat, and service. Challenges include building a community of parents, teachers, students and leaders for the school, and articulating its unique message of Catholic education and mission. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic, hold a Master’s degree in Education or Administration, be eligible for Delaware certification, have a minimum of five years teaching experience in a Catholic school, and at least three years of school administration or related experience. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, along with a desire to lead a quality Catholic high school program, are also required. Please send résumés no later than April 30, 2006 to: Catherine P. Weaver, Assistant Superintendent, Catholic Schools Office, 1626 North Union Street, Wilmington, DE 19806. Phone: (302) 573-3133. E-mail:

PRINCIPAL -- Mount Saint Joseph Academy, located in Rutland, VT is seeking a Principal to begin July 1, 2006. This inter-parochial high school serves a student body of 155, is accredited by the State of Vermont. Candidates must be practicing Catholics, committed to the development of a Christian spirit and a Catholic Community of faith within the school, and committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning. Candidates should have an advanced degree with at least 18 hours in educational administration and supervision or be in the process, have a minimum of five years experience at a Catholic secondary school. Applicants must provide a cover letter, a professional résumé, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation specifically addressing qualifications for the position. Contact: Catholic Schools Office, 351 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401. E-mail: More information about the school:

HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL opening fall term. Requirements: Catholic, Master’s Degree, administrative & high school teaching experience. Applications contact: Cecilia Frakes, (602) 354-2345 or

PRINCIPAL -- St. Mary’s Catholic School, Anderson, Indiana, seeks a Pre-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:

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:


PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Full-time) The University of Notre Dame is a private Catholic university with campuses in Fremantle, Broome and Sydney. The Objects of the University are the provision of university education within a context of Catholic faith and values and the provision of an excellent standard of teaching, scholarship and research, training for professions and the pastoral care of its students. The University seeks a distinguished academic to fill the role of Professor of Philosophy. This position is a leadership position within the School of Philosophy and Theology, based at the University's Fremantle Campus, Western Australia. The Professor of Philosophy is directly responsible to the Dean of the School of Philosophy and Theology and to the Provost. This position combines teaching and research responsibilities. The successful applicant is responsible for providing academic leadership, recommending policy and program changes for maintaining and strengthening the School's record of achievement in research and teaching, and monitoring curriculum and instructional offerings. Of great importance is the commitment to the Objects of the University and to contribute to a team which is an integral part of the total University community. The Application Package for the position is available on our website: or email or phone +61 8 9433 0804. For further job-related enquiries please contact Christina Yong on +61 8 9433 0803 or email Applications close 4pm Friday, 28 April 2006. The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation or to make no appointment at all.


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.


SUPERINTENDENT of Eastern Montana Catholic Schools. The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings is inviting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools. There are 12 elementary schools and 3 high schools in the diocese. The applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic and must have a Master’s Degree and experience in Catholic school administration. The applicant must possess sufficient theological depth and experience to provide leadership and vision in the areas of Catholic Identity, religion curriculum and staff formation. Candidates must demonstrate organization, management and interpersonal skills required to develop and sustain a high quality educational system. Closing date for applications is April 20, 2006. Submit applications to: Amy, PO Box 1399, Great Falls, MT 59403-1399 or For a complete job description, go to: under NEWS and/or SCHOOLS or call (406) 727 6683, ext.10.


YOUTH MINISTER -- St. Columba’s, a thriving parish of 1000 households in Durango, CO in the southern San Juan Mountains, is seeking a full-time youth minister who will work with young people in grades 6-12. The successful candidate is a practicing Catholic who has three years experience in youth ministry, has at least a BA, ideally in theology or a comparable field, and has a love for youth and their growth in the Catholic faith. Salary will be competitive. The position will require work with youth, parents, parish and school staff as well as parish youth workers. Hiring will take place by July 1. Please call or write: Fr. Jim Koenigsfeld, pastor, St. Columba Church, 1830 E. 2nd Ave., Durango CO 81301. Phone: (970)247-0044. An application form will be sent to you ASAP. E-mail: Web site:

YOUTH MINISTER -- St. John Vianney, a large vibrant suburban parish located in the greater Milwaukee Metropolitan area is seeking a dynamic, faith-filled individual to direct a comprehensive model of Youth Ministry, for middle school through high school age parishioners, which includes preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation. As a member of the Pastoral staff, the ideal candidate must be well organized, enthusiastic and possess the ability to communicate effectively with teens, adults and Parish staff. Administrative support is available. BA in religious education/theology or related field required. MA and experience a plus. This full-time position with benefits is available July 1, 2006. Salary is commensurate with experience. Send résumé by April 17th to: Youth Minister Search Committee, c/o Ellen Heitman, St. John Vianney, 1755 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTER -- St. Paul’s Parish in Silverton, Oregon is looking for a junior high and high school youth minister. We are looking for an energetic and faith-filled Catholic with a dynamic personality to create and foster a “Fire of desire” for Christ in our youth. We are looking forward to welcoming you into our parish and community. Send résumé to 1410 Pine St. Silverton, Oregon 97381. Fax: (503) 873-0304.

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