National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 28, 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:

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:


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:


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.

SABBATICAL ON THE HUDSON -- Do you long to be renewed in body, mind, and spirit in order to respond to the challenges and invitations of your life? Consider a sabbatical at Mariandale, September 25 - November 6 or January 4 - February 15. Three weeks, $1350; six weeks, $2600. Fee includes room, board, two wellness services and spiritual direction. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, Ossining, New York. Phone: (914) 941-4455. 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:

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:


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.

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


Employment Opportunities


CAMPUS MINISTER -- Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, healthcare and service has two openings for Campus Ministers. Under general direction, provides pastoral counseling to students; plans and directs programs and activities; promotes the University's Jesuit and Catholic mission and identity. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in theology or another social science-related area; supplemented with one (1) year of related work experience in ministry or allied field. One position works with retreats. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience directing Ignatian style retreats. The other position is responsible for residence hall ministry. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience with catechesis training and small group community building. Both positions are full time, 10-month positions, August 1 - May 31. Work schedules involves evening hours some weekends and evenings, and some overnights. Attendance at the weekly Sunday, 10 p.m. Mass is also required. For more detailed descriptions and to apply:


DIRECTOR OF PARISH Faith Formation-Notre Dame Catholic Church, Kerrville, Texas. Person of vision to lead Faith Formation programs from cradle to grave in a parish of 2000-plus families. Application and job description available online.

CHICAGO RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP ON LATIN AMERICA (CRLN), an interfaith information and action network that mobilizes religious leaders and congregations in Illinois to advance peace, justice and human rights in our hemisphere, invites applications for the position of Director. Responsibilities include: development, planning, fund-raising, networking with partner organizations, leading delegations to Washington, D.C. and the SOA vigil at Ft. Benning, GA, as well as the annual membership delegations to Latin America. Please e-mail or mail a cover letter together with resume, a brief writing sample, and three references to: Search Committee c/o Sharon Hunter, Chicago Religious Leadership on Latin America, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd #429, Chicago, IL 60640. E-mail:

OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS Catholic Church in Stanton, KY is seeking a full time Parish Life Director beginning July 1, 2006. Our Lady of the Mountains is a beautiful log church nestled in a rural community inside the Appalachian Mountains, surrounded by the beauty of four seasons of the year. This warm and welcoming community consists of thirty-eight families with a diversity of cultures. Ministry includes all aspects of Parish Life, religious education, RCIA, liturgy, finance, office work, overseeing the property, outreach to the community at large, and great opportunities for evangelization. Candidates must have strong desire to collaborate with the Parish Priest who lives in a different county and serves two communities and with the Mission Diocese of Lexington. Applicants must have the following qualifications: Active, faithful membership in the Roman Catholic Church, a masters degree in theology or its equivalent, general good health, liturgically based spirituality centered on the prayer life of the Church, collaboration skills, willingness to become familiar with the area, people and culture, and a commitment to personal and professional growth. Please send application and three letters of recommendation by May 8, 2006, to: Very Rev. Mark Dreves, 1310 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40508-2048.

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS: NORTHWEST is hiring an Area Director. Full-time position based in Portland, OR. Provide support for full-time volunteers exploring the values of community, social justice, spirituality, and simplicity. Requirements: experience in social activism, pastoral ministry, intentional community, and work with diverse peoples. Position is highly collaborative and involves significant travel and organization. Salary beginning in low twenties DOE; To apply, contact Molly Cullen, Program Coordinator; (503) 335-8202. E-mail: for job description and application form. Applications accepted until May 5, 2006 or until filled.

THE FRANCISCAN CENTER for Social Concern (FCSC) at St. Bonaventure University is seeking a new Director. The Center seeks to encourage in all members of the University community a yearning for justice and peace, a greater respect for life and a deeper reverence for creation. The director’s primary responsibilities include promoting justice education and awareness, encouraging service learning and raising advocacy awareness on behalf of the poor, marginalized, and excluded in Church and society. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach Catholic Social Teaching as well as related justice education courses. Preference will be given to a candidate with a terminal degree in a related field and is familiar with the Franciscan intellectual-spiritual tradition. There is the possibility of a joint appointment to an appropriate department. The Director of the Center will be expected to work in close collaboration with faculty and staff, and in particular, the University Ministries staff and the Director of The Journey Project which promotes service learning and the theological exploration of vocation. The Director of the FCSC reports to the VP for the Franciscan Mission. The position is available July 1, 2006. The application deadline is May 31, 2006. EOE. Applications should be sent to David Blake, OFM, Franciscan Center for Social Concern, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, New York 14778 or by e-mail to:

DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH -- Xavier Parish is seeking a Director for our Outreach Mission. The role of the Director is to coordinate and supervise all the various aspects of our Mission activities: the men’s shelter, the food pantry, EOP, the Adult Ed/ESL program, the Welcome Table. The Director will have experience in social service work, with familiarity of the New York networks that will assist him/her to minister with sensitivity to persons who are homeless, hungry or in financial difficulty. Donor management, fundraising, and financial planning with the help of the Parish Finance Committee are necessary components of the position. Supervisory skills and an ability at working collaboratively will aid in managing the many coordinators and volunteers who assist in the maintenance of these programs. As a member of the Pastoral Council, the Director is part of the parish leadership team. The successful candidate will have professional credentials at the Master’s level in ministry or social work, with the ability to work from a faith-based perspective in an ecumenical setting. Compensation is competitive and full benefits are included. Resumes may be sent by regular mail, fax, or e-mail. The Church of St. Francis Xavier, 55 W. 15th St., New York, NY 10011. Fax: (212) 675-6997. E-mail:


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 or e-mail:


PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR FAITH FORMATION -- St. Francis of Assisi (Burien, WA-10 minutes from Seattle) seeks a fulltime person experienced in Adult and Family Ministry. St. Francis of Assisi has 1400 families and from the parish, one can see Puget Sound and Olympic mountain range and is minutes away from ski resorts, water skiing on Lake Washington and progressive Jesuit education at Seattle University. Position includes developing and implementing Whole Community Catechesis in collaboration with other staff and core team, development of adult faith formation & high school confirmation program. Candidate should be an active Catholic, have experience and training in catechetics, family ministry, and adult leadership development. The candidate must possess strong organization and coordinating skills, excellent communication and team building skills. Experience in WCC preferred. Experience in youth ministry a plus. Master’s degree preferred. Offering excellent salary/ benefits and collaborative work environment! Deadline for applications is May 12, 2006. Send resume and references to: John Eisen, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 15226 21st Ave SW, Burien, WA. 98166 or e-mail to


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:


L’ARCHE MOBILE needs full-time live-in assistants to assist people with a mental handicap. We seek to create communities of peace where adults who are mentally handicapped, and those who help them live, work and share their lives together. L’Arche Mobile is a member of the International Federation of Christian Communities founded by Jean Vanier. For more information contact: Marty O’Malley, Administrator, L’Arche Mobile, 151-A S. Ann St., Mobile, AL 36604. Phone: (251) 438-2094. Fax: (251) 438-2094. E-mail: Web site:


PASTORAL ASSISTANT for Liturgy and Music-All Saints Parish: Joyous large parish in Puyallup, Washington seeks a full-time Pastoral Assistant for Liturgy and Music. Skills desired: Working with volunteers, music and communication. Strong salary and benefits. Contact by May 31, Eric Paige, All Saints, 204 6th Avenue SW, Puyallup, WA 98371. Fax: (253) 845-3105.


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), P.O. Box 6023, Clearwater, FL 33766-6023.


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:

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


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 -- Bishop Kearney High School - Rochester, New York. Bishop Kearney High School is a vibrant community dedicated to providing an environment in which high academic expectations, spirituality and a strong sense of Catholic identity enhance the education of the whole person. The mission of Bishop Kearney High School is to empower young men and women to reach their full potential spiritually, academically and socially by providing a college preparatory, values-based Catholic education in a safe, student-centered family atmosphere, in keeping with the tradition of the Christian Brothers and the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Bishop Kearney High School is located in the suburb of Irondequoit in Rochester, New York. It serves more than 450 students from nearly 30 school districts ranging from the city of Rochester and surrounding suburbs, and celebrates the diversity of thought, ethnicity, and religion. Faculty are certified in their academic fields. Parents are highly involved in the education of their children. A Master’s degree in Educational Administration is required with at least 10 years of educational experience with three of those as administrator on the high school level preferred. Must be a practicing Catholic and an active member of a Catholic community. Contact: Sr. Elaine Englert, SSJ, Chairperson of Search Committee, 1150 Buffalo Road, Rochester, New York 14624. Phone: 585-328-3210 Ext. 1252 or 800-388-7177 Ext. 1252. E-mail:

PRINCIPAL -- St. Ann Catholic School Pre-K-8 of Naples, FL is accepting applications for principal for the 2006-07 school year. Applicants must have experience and be practicing Catholics with a Master’s Degree in School Administration and/or Educational Leadership. Send letter of intent and resume by May 1 to Rosemary Bratton, Superintendent, Diocese of Venice, 1000 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL 34285.

PRINCIPAL -- A nationally recognized school, The David School, David, Kentucky is seeking a Principal for the 2006/2007 school year. In January 2006, the school served as backdrop for the PBS Frontline Documentary, “Country Boys”. The David School, a Christian mission school founded on Catholic Social Teachings, is located in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Applicants should be a practicing Christian with a commitment to providing quality educational programs to underprivileged youth. They must hold a master’s degree in education administration; have at least 3 years teaching and administration experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply: please e-mail your cover letter and curriculum vitae along with three professional references to: or mail to: Search Committee, The David School, PO Box 1, David, KY 41616. Web site:

PRINCIPAL POSITION -- Basilica School of St. Paul, Daytona Beach. The newly-designated Basilica School of St. Paul, founded in l925 and located in Daytona Beach, Florida, challenges students to be creative and critical thinkers within an academic environment of excellence in which each student is called to recognize his/her responsibilities to God, to himself/herself and to his/her fellow human beings. The school serves 192 students in grades Pre-K to eight and is fully accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference. Applications for a faith-filled, energetic, dynamic educator to serve as Principal beginning July 2006 are currently being accepted. Candidates must be practicing Catholics committed to Catholic education, possess an advanced degree in educational leadership and preferably have three to five years of experience in Catholic school administration. The candidate must be eligible to receive Florida teaching certification. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply, please forward a resume to: Dr. Harry V. Purpur, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Orlando, PO Box 1800, Orlando, FL 32802-1800 as soon as possible.


WORKSHOP AND RETREAT PRESENTER -- RENEW International, a non-profit Roman Catholic organization that fosters spiritual renewal, evangelization, and the transformation of the world through parish-based small Christian communities is currently searching for a full time Experienced Workshop and Retreat Presenter in their Plainfield, NJ office. Main responsibility will be to present the various workshops and retreats associated with the implementation of RENEW’s latest initiative, Why Catholic?, and to provide pastoring and consultation to parish and diocesan representatives in an effort to assure the overall success of the program and to establish long term relationships. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic with a solid knowledge and understanding of Catholic theology and faith, as well as possess extremely strong interpersonal and presentation skills with ability to work independently and under general supervision to achieve assigned objectives. Must present and communicate with enthusiasm and energy and have the ability to create reports, presentations, and correspondence. Ability to travel extensively (up to 50%) by both road and air including weekend travel and working evenings. Must possess strong computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and experience with databases. Bachelor Degree required. Master Degree preferred. If interested in joining our strong faith community in an excellent work environment, please e-mail, fax or mail your resume to (Please include salary history and 2 letters of recommendation): RENEW International, Attention: Maria Cordova, 1232 George Street, Plainfield, NJ 07062. Fax: (908)769-5660 or e-mail to Web site:


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, or 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 P/T and expand to F/T. 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

HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC SCHOOL is seeking a Religious Sister to teach Religion to students in Kindergarten through sixth grade and also preparation for First Reconciliation and First Communion. Candidate must have a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Education or Religious Studies and is certifiable in Wyoming. Please contact: Holy Spirit Catholic School, 210 A Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901. Phone: (307) 362-6077.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- The Church of St. John the Beloved, a 1,400-family parish located outside of Charleston, SC, is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education. As a member of the pastoral staff, this position includes faith formation for Pre-K to grade five, sacramental preparation for Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Adult formation, Catechist formation and collaboration with the administration and teaching staff of the parish school. Master’s degree and experience preferred. Salary and benefits are negotiable. Please send resume to: DRE Search Committee, 28 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483. Fax: (843) 873-1431.


SUPERINTENDENT of Catholic Schools Diocese of Superior seeks practicing Catholic leader for 16 elementary schools. At least a master’s degree in educational administration or related field, experience as a school administrator and eligibility for licensure in the state of Wisconsin required. Send resume by May 12, 2006 to: Richard Lyons, Diocese of Superior, P.O. Box 969, Superior, WI 54880 or e-mail:


CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL seeks a Religion teacher for the 2006-2007 school year. Must have a BA or Masters degree in Theology/Religious Studies and experience in liturgy planning. Send resumes with references to: Margaret Mauro, Cathedral Catholic High School, 5555 Del Mar Heights Road, San Diego, CA 92130 or fax : (858) 523-4093. No phone calls please.


COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St. Malachy Parish, Geneseo, IL seeks full time CYM. Vibrant parish desires someone to lead, coordinate and build upon our existing program for 300 youth, grades 7 - 12. Responsibilities include providing weekly youth gatherings, retreats, annual mission trip, service/social events, volunteer training, and parent programs. CYM will work as part of team. Catechetical responsibilities will be shared with DRE. Preferred applicant: practicing Catholic in good standing, Bachelor degree in a related field, youth ministry experience. Successful applicant will have strong communication and organizational skills and be an innovative individual with vision. Salary/benefits negotiable. resume by May 8, 2006 to: CYM Search Committee, PO Box 268, Geneseo, IL 61254-0268.

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Several full-time parish positions in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. Competitive salaries and benefits. Training and continuing education opportunities. Openings in western Oregon include metropolitan, suburban, small town, rural, coastal and southern parishes. Strong emphasis on coordinating the implementation of Renewing the Vision. Send cover letter and resume to: CYM Openings, Youth & Young Adult Ministry Office, 2838 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97214.

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH MINISTER -- Christ Our King Catholic Church located in Mt Pleasant, near Charleston, South Carolina, is seeking a full-time High School Youth Minister. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic who is able to continue to implement “Renewing the Vision of Youth Ministry” within our community of 2500 families. The candidate must have a minimum of three years experience in Youth Ministry. A degree in a related field is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience and degree. Position is available July 1, 2006. Your resume with references to be submitted, by Friday, May 12, 2006 to: Christ Our King Catholic Church, 1149 Russell Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, or by e-mail to:

PRECIOUS BLOOD OF CHRIST Catholic Church with 900 families and a new Parish Life Center in Pawleys Island, SC is seeking a Youth Minister to sponsor and plan activities that promote the full and active participation of youth and young adults in the life and mission of the Catholic Christian community. The successful candidate has a bachelors degree with experience; Masters degree preferred; must be a practicing Catholic in good standing; excellent communication/organization skills to work with youth, parents, volunteers, parish committees and staff. Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position with benefits is available July 1, 2006. Send resume with cover letter including salary requirements to Youth Minister, Precious Blood of Christ, 1633 Waverly Rd., Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or e-mail to Subject: youth minister position.

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