National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 14, 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? (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

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:


MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS RETREAT May 5 - 7: Details at: Evensong by the Sea Retreat & Spirituality Center, Cape Cod. Individual Private, Guided retreats. Reiki Training. (800) 455-0247.

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: Visit:

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 -- 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:

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:

WINTER SABBATICAL: January 3 - February 3, 2007. SPRING SABBATICAL: May 8 - June 6, 2007. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation. For more information contact Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. (714) 744-3175 ext. 4406. 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:

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

INTENSIVE PASTORAL SPANISH: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Adult learning in multicultural faith community. Small classes, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:


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

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

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


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 resume and references to: Fr. Bob Jones, SJ, Search Committee, PO Box 122, Inchelium, WA 99138. E-mail:


ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY MINISTER-RETREAT-The University of San Diego seeks a full-time (10 month) professional campus minister that will focus on an extensive student retreat program. Performs professional and administrative work that offers pastoral care to the students and employees of USD including development of programs and activities designed to help students and employees integrate faith and life, deepen their understanding of Catholic teachings, and foster commitment to justice and service. Required: practicing Roman Catholic with campus ministry experience and/or a master’s degree in theology, ministry, or related fields. Bi-lingual competence (Spanish-English) is highly desirable. Contact: Human Resources, University of San Diego, (619) 260-2722. Fax: (619) 260-4630.


COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -- The Communications Director will work from our new, U.S.-Ontario Province headquarters located in Lake Oswego, Oregon. This position provides leadership and coordination of the communication of mission, ministries and aspects of communal life to various publics, to the media, and as appropriate, to the Sisters of the province and to the congregation-at-large. Develops on-going relationships with the media and Catholic media. Coordinates development and maintenance of the U.S.-Ontario province web site. Composes and produces a variety of public relations materials, including province newsletter, press releases, and marketing brochures. Composes and generates a variety of written communications to Sisters on behalf of the leadership regarding events in the community. Coordinates with development departments to establish communication policies and public relations programs. Documents and coordinates events. Assists in developing materials for various programs. Requirements: Bachelor degree in a relevant field (communications, journalism, marketing or public relations). Minimum of five years related experience in PR, Communications or Development in a human service organization, or religious congregation, or comparable environment (vocation promotion or a development office of a religious congregation or human service organization). Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, and Outlook required. Prefer experience with desktop publishing programs. Demonstrated experience in developing print and electronic publications. Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills. Project Management experience and ability to successfully develop and manage relationships with internal and external contacts. Occasional travel required. To apply, send a cover letter including salary requirements, and resume to: Human Resources, Attn: Comm. Dir. Position, Sisters of the Holy Names, 2911 W. Fort Wright Dr. Spokane, WA 99224, or e-mail all materials to Accepting applications through April 28th. Interviews in mid-May.


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 resume by April 30th to Mary Medved, SNJM, Executive Director, Jesuit Volunteers International, PO Box 3756, Washington, D.C. 20027-0256. 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 resume, 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


COORDINATOR OF DEVELOPMENT -- St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center at Iowa State University seeks a college graduate to work with a team of volunteers in planning, executing, and evaluating development activities; and tracking gifts. Send resume and references to: Rev. Everett Hemann, 2210 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7184. (515) 292-3810.


Port Au Prince, Haiti: Seeking highly motivated and committed Executive Director for a ministry of hospitality in Port Au Prince, Haiti. Hospice Saint Joseph serves as a guesthouse, Primary Care clinic, short-term residence for sick from the countryside. Necessary skills: previous administrative/management experience, computer literate (word processing, database management), bilingual in Haitian Creole and English. Applicants must have ability to travel to the US (Visa or US Passport). Benefits: salaried position, medical insurance, cross cultural training. Interested persons send letter of intent and resume to: Medicines for Humanity-HSJ, 842 Lancaster Ave. Suite 2, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010. E-mail: Web site:


SEEKING FULL-TIME DIRECTOR of Faith Formation/Adult Education: 2200 households, highly education, 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, resume 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 -- 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 resume, letter and salary history to noting reference number 8101360, and job title in subject line.

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, resume and references to Director, The Paulist Center, 5 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108. Phone: (617) 742-4460. Fax (617) 720-5756. E-mail:

LITURGY & MUSIC COORDINATOR at St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Individual works with Worship Commission to develop policy and coordinate all aspects of parish liturgies, including training and scheduling of all ministers. STA is a vibrant faith community of 550 resident families and 1,200 college students. Required: Practicing Catholic with Master’s degree in appropriate area. Proficiency in vocal, keyboard or instrumental music. Send resume to: Rev. Everett Hemann, 2210 Lincoln Way, Ames IA 50014-7184. Phone: (515) 292-3810.


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. Resumes 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 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 web site at

LAY MISSION IN KENYA: We are looking for: 1) a candidate with Business and Marketing skills to serve in the Womens 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 web site, 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 web site, and/or give us a call at: (708) 588-1602. Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL.


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. Phone: (517) 342-2484. E-mail:


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 resumes 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, Christ Our King-Stella Maris School, Mt. Pleasant, SC. A K-4 through 8th grade Catholic School with an enrollment of 675 students, is accepting applications for principal. Located in Mt. Pleasant, near Charleston, South Carolina, our school enjoys an excellent reputation as thoroughly Catholic and academically excellent. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic who is able to continue the spirit of academic achievement and provide essential leadership in maintaining a vigorous Christian environment. Candidate must hold a master’s degree in administration and have at least five years of teaching experience. Salary will be commensurate with degree and experience. Position is available for the 2006-2007 school year. A curriculum vitae and references may be submitted by Friday, May 5, 2006, to: Christ Our King-Stella Maris Search Committee, Christ Our King Catholic Church, 1149 Russell Dr., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. E-mail to:

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL FOR ACADEMICS -- Rice Memorial High School, located in South Burlington, VT, which is on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and the Green Mountains, seeks an Associate Principal for Academics who would have primary responsibility for carrying out the mission of Rice High School and for the daily operation of the teaching/learning process. Rice is a Diocesan High School serving 425 students and accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The ideal candidate for this position must have teaching and secondary school administrative experience. Candidates must model strong leadership skills, desire and promote collaborative team management, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated success as a supervisor of personnel. Candidate must embrace and practice the Roman Catholic faith and seek excellence in the areas of spiritual, academic, co-curricular activities and Christian service. The Associate Principal for Academics works in collaboration with the Principal and an administrative team. Candidates must provide a cover letter, a professional resume, transcripts, a letter from present Pastor, three letters of recommendation specifically addressing qualifications for this position. Send information to: Catholic Schools Office, 351 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401.


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.


HOLY TRINITY PARISH of Cheyenne, Wyoming is currently seeking a Director of Religious Education. The successful candidate will coordinate summer based grade school curriculum supplemented with half-day activity sessions, a Children’s Liturgy of the Word program, a junior and senior high program and assist with adult formation. Includes preparation for First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation. This is a full time position with benefits and requires, preferably, a Masters in Theology, Religious Education or Religious Studies, an equivalent degree in a related field or equivalent training and experience. Interested candidates should send a resume with references to Father Thomas E. Cronkleton, Jr., Church of the Holy Trinity, 1836 Hot Springs, Cheyenne, WY 82001. E-mail:

ST. EDWARD CONFESSOR PARISH, Syosset, L.I., New York seeks additional Director of Religious Education to develop alternative program for non-parochial children grades 1 - 8. May begin as part-time and expand to full-time. Faith-filled, dynamic, creative, highly organized person, Master’s in Theology preferred. Send Curriculum Vitae to: Sr. Jackie Walsh, Mail: St. Edward Confessor R.C. Parish, 205 Jackson Avenue, Syosset, L.I., NY 11791 E-mail: Web site: More info: (516) 921-8030, ext. 134.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Large, dynamic Catholic parish in Pittsburg, California seeks Director of Religious Education. The Director will be responsible for a comprehensive religious education program and ensure the total faith formation of the parish for children, teens and adults and will plan, implement and staff all religious education programs, Sunday Children’s Liturgy of the Word and summer religious education programs as well as provide catechist training and parent sacramental meetings. Duties include the supervision of other Religious Education personnel; managing the Religious Education office, including budgeting and fund raising, recruitment and training of volunteers; planning programs, evaluating curricula and acting as a parish resource person in methods and some areas of theology. Qualified candidate will posses an MDiv/MA in Religious Studies or related field and three to five years of experience in the field as well as strong leadership and organization skills and a collaborative attitude. This is a twelve month position with a full benefits package. All applications and resumes must be returned by June 30, 2006. Selected applicant would need to be available to begin work on August, 15, 2006. For an application, please contact Yvette at: (925) 432-6404 ext 12 or


YOUTH MINISTER -- The Diocese of Venice in Florida Office of Youth Ministry is committed to developing parish, deanery and diocesan youth ministry leadership through training and consulting. The position reports to the Director of Education and promotes a comprehensive approach in ministry to, with, by and for adolescents in grades 6 through 12. Requirements and qualifications: Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry and a minimum of five years experience as a Parish Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM) with diocesan experience preferred. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter outlining their major accomplishment, salary requirements and the name and address of their parish. Please attach a resume. Resumes accepted until position is filled. Send this information to

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 resume by April 17th to: Youth Minister Search Committee, c/o Ellen Heitman, St. John Vianney, 1755 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005. E-mail:

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