National Catholic Reporter

Updated June 2, 2006

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Homilies -- Missions -- Retreats

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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

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

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:


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: 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:

ZEN SPIRIT CHRISTIAN SPIRIT -- St. Ignatius Retreat House, Manhasset, NY 11030. Two - Six-Day Retreats: June 16-22, August 4-10, 2006. Zen practice integrating Christian life, prayer and liturgy, Robert E. Kennedy, S.J., Roshi. Inquiries: (516) 621-8300 or (212) 831-5710. E-mail:


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

SABBATICAL IN THE GARDEN OF IRELAND -- An Tairseach Dominican Farm & Ecology Centre, overlooking the Irish Sea in County Wicklow, is running a 10-week Sabbatical Programme entitled ‘Exploring Spirituality in the context of: An Expanding Universe, An Endangered Earth and The Christian Tradition’. September 10th - November 17th 2006 AND March 18th - May 25th 2007. The contents of the course will include theology and scripture, the wisdom of the mystics and of the Celtic tradition as well as of modern science and exposure to the natural world. Contact: Sr. Marian O’Sullivan. Phone: 353-404-61833. 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. (914) 941-4455. 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, ID 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:


WOMENWALKERS TRAVEL presents an amazing hiking/eco tour of Israel for women. An intimate group of 15 will hike, bike, travel by camel, sleep in Bedouin tents, enjoy Druze hospitality and visit the most incredible nature reserves, waterfalls, desert canyons on earth. For details: (888) 340-3867. E-mail: 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. Web site:

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


Employment Opportunities


COORDINATOR OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, Catholic Youth Ministry. The Diocese of Wilmington is accepting applications for the position of Coordinator of Leadership Development for Catholic Youth Ministry. The Coordinator of Leadership Development is responsible for providing training for parish/school leaders involved in youth ministry. Serves as liaison for projects, committees, programs and events conducted in parishes, deaneries or diocesan wide opportunities. Master’s Degree in education, theology, human services or related field. Prior experience working with youth, young adults and adults. Proven training and administrator skills. Ability to speak second language fluently preferred (Spanish). Send resumes to Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Wilmington, PO Box 2030, Wilmington, DE 19899-2030 or apply on line at: click on Employment Opportunity-Diocese of Wilmington.

COORDINATOR OF EVANGELIZATION for Young Adult and Youth Ministry. St. Mark Parish in Catonsville, Maryland has opened a search for this newly created position. The Coordinator will design and lead programs to address the faith formation needs of the young adults (ages 18-30) and youth (Grades 6-12), in order to welcome and engage young people fully and wholeheartedly into the life of the parish. Some of the specific responsibilities would include a new outreach to all the young adults of the parish, the recruitment and supervision of volunteers, the preparation process for the Sacrament of Confirmation, and the coordination of the parish catechetical programs for Grades 6, 7, 8. The ideal candidate should have a degree in Religious Studies, Theology, or Religious Education, and four to five years experience working in a parish. Send resume and salary requirements to: Rev. Christopher J. Whatley, Pastor, St. Mark Church, 30 Melvin Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228. E-Mail: Web site:


DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR -- St. Louis King of France Catholic Parish and School . A full-time position to provide professional development leadership to a large Catholic parish and school. Candidate is committed to and supports the missions of both the church and school. Requirements are: Proven experience in public relations, marketing, stewardship, capital campaigns, grant writing, fundraising and plan giving; Successful organizing and implementing experience in relation to annual giving campaigns, special gifts programs, alumni and student recruitment; Superior oral and written communication skills; Strong qualities of initiative and organization; Effective relationship and motivational skills with regard to colleagues, volunteers and potential donors; Proven ability to oversee multiple projects with attention to detail. Interested candidates please contact: or by fax (512) 454-7252 and include resume, education, and references.


RETREAT CENTER DIRECTOR: New Independent-Catholic Retreat Center next to the Guadalupe Basilica in Mexico City seeks Director. Candidate would need to have very strong start up skills. Room/Board and percentage. E-mail:


MIGRANT HEALTH PROMOTION seeks Executive Director to manage nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of migrant farmworkers and their families. Responsibilities include program strategy and planning; private and public fundraising; external relations; oversight of financial and business management; board reporting and board relations; human resources. Send resume/cover letter to:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The McAuley Ministries, a 30 year old social services agency located in Providence, RI and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, seeks an experienced leader with credentials in program management and fund raising to assist in fulfilling the agency mission of providing for the basic needs of the most vulnerable in our community. A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and significant executive non-profit management experience required. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and cover letter with salary history c/o Interim Executive Director, McAuley House, 622 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907. Web site:


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION for Adults -- Our Lady of the Americas, 1,000-family bilingual parish. Full-time, available immediately. Responsibilities: designs, develops, directs and evaluates catechetical program for adults in English and Spanish. Provides leadership to assist parish community in building solid foundation for spirituality and Christian living. Qualifications: degree in theology, education or related field. Experience desired. Bilingual required. Inquiries or resumes to: Fr. Kevin Cameron, Our Lady of the Americas, 1271 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Stella Maris Parish in Northern Door County, WI is seeking a full-time Director of Faith Formation. Responsibilities include coordination of the overall RE program (Grades 1-12), adult faith formation, RCIA and Confirmation teams, catechist training and teaching, and some sacramental preparation. The position includes some supervision of staff and volunteers. Requires MA with experience in adult formation, RE and pastoral work. Housing may be available. Application deadline is June 7, 2006. Send resume and salary requirements to: Stella Maris Parish, PO Box 49, Egg Harbor, WI 54209, Attn: Business Manager or e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS FORMATION for the Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Charlotte, NC. The responsibilities include overseeing the religion curriculum and instruction in the schools; providing professional development for all teachers and administrators; ensuring the certification of the religion teachers. The candidate should have the ability to communicate with diverse populations, to organize programs, to formulate and to monitor a budget. Experience: A master’s degree in religious education and at least three years working in a diocese or a Catholic School. Application deadline, Friday, June 30, 2006. Please send resume to Reverend James F. Hawker 1123 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28203-4003. For a copy of the Job Description e-mail:

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR of Faith Formation: Religious Education, Grades K-8, and Youth Ministry, Grades 9-12. St. Teresa Catholic Church, Titusville, FL (near the Space Center) part of the Diocese of Orlando, is searching for a candidate who will direct and coordinate the Religious Education and Formation for our elementary school students and for our youth. The parish is seeking an experienced, effective, and motivated leader who can develop programs and activities for all levels. The candidate will posses at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education, Theology, or related studies. Please contact: Search Committee, P.O. Box 1598, Titusville, FL 32781. Phone: (321) 268-3441. Fax: (321) 268-3270.

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION to oversee and coordinate whole parish catechesis for all ages. Advanced degree in Theology or related field required. Contact: Rev. Gerald Cestare, Blessed Sacrament Church, (516) 568-1027, or

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- St. Mark, a mid-size parish in Highlands Ranch, CO (Denver Suburb), is currently seeking a Director of Faith Formation. Responsibilities include: comprehensive faith formation program for children ages three through sixth grade, RCIA, RCIA for children, preparation programs for Baptism, First Reconciliation, and First Eucharist, Adult Education, and Bible Study groups; as well as, recruitment, training and formation for volunteer catechists, planning programs and evaluating curricula, and acting as a parish resource person in methods and some areas of theology. Strong leadership, collaborative and organizational skills are required. Bachelors degree in Theology or Religious Education highly preferred or at least five years experience in church religious education programming, teaching, administration and working with volunteers. Some evening and weekend work. Full-time, twelve month position with benefits. For an application, please call the parish office at: (720) 348-9700 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (MDT).


DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- St. Columbkille’s Parish in Papillion, Nebraska, a suburban parish of 2,600 families, is seeking a Director of Liturgy and Music. The applicant must be a person of faith with specialized credentials in liturgy and music. The Director is an integral member of the parish staff with responsibility for coordinating the planning, execution and celebration of all parish liturgies. A full job description is available upon request. The position is full-time with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Send resumes to: Fr. Damian Zuerlein, St. Columbkille’s Parish, 200 East 6th Street, Papillion, NE 68046. Phone: 402-339-3285. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES -- Basilica & National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, OH (Staffed by the Conventual Franciscans). Full-time position for Director of Music Ministries for National Shrine and Parish of 900 families located between Toledo and Columbus, Ohio. Responsibilities include: Weekday/Weekend liturgies, Shrine services, funerals and right of first refusal for weddings. Other responsibilities include: Directing 2 adult choirs, a children’s choir and co-directing a 100 voice Christmas Ecumenical Choir. Instruments in Basilica include a Reuter Pipe Organ and a Yamaha C-7 grand piano. Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in organ, piano and vocal skills required. Salary is competitive and Diocesan benefits are available. Basilica & National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay Street, Carey, OH 43316. Phone: (419) 396-7107. Fax: (419) 396-3355.

ACTIVE, SPIRIT-FILLED PARISH (3,100-plus households), in Northwest suburb of Chicago seeks full-time Director of Liturgical Music. This experienced pastoral musician will provide leadership to enable full, active participation in all aspects of Sunday/daily worship, other sacramental and parish events. He/she will recruit and empower others; support many musical/liturgical styles; possess strong choral directing and organ/keyboard skills; collaborate with associate director and large parish pastoral team. Undergraduate degree in music and/or theological studies required. Competitive salary, Chicago Archdiocesan benefits. Send resume to: Attention: Music Search Committee, St. Edna Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. E-mail:

MUSIC COORDINATOR/LITURGIST -- Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in West Des Moines, Iowa is searching for a Music Coordinator/Liturgist. This is a full-time position to begin July 1, 2006 in suburban 2,500 family parish. Responsible for coordination scheduling of accompanists, song leaders and music for weekend liturgies/major feast days. Oversee directors of various musical groups within the parish. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with staff, educational faculty, music directors and many volunteers at St. Francis. Requires knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Piano and vocal proficiency preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal skills. BA degree in music or liturgical music preferred but experience will be considered. Send resume to: Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Attention: Search Committee, 7075 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines, IA 50266.

ARCHDIOCESAN MUSIC CONSULTANT -- Multi-cultural archdiocese seeks full-time lay ecclesial minister to serve as liturgical music consultant to parishes. BA/BM in music, and liturgical formation required. Skills in keyboard, vocal, and choral direction. Knowledge of Hispanic musical repertoire and styles. Ability to work with non-readers of music and collaborate with pastors. Send letter and resume to:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE, Liturgy and Music -- St. Joseph Catholic community, Eldersburg, Maryland, a vibrant progressive Marianist community of 3,000 families seeks an energetic and collaborative individual to join our staff as Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Music. Primary responsibilities for this full-time position include planning of all parish liturgies including music selection and accompaniment. Keyboard and vocal direction experience required as well as background in liturgical theology. Excellent communication skills and collaborative leadership style are necessary. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Send cover letter and resume no later than June 19 to: PALM Search Committee, St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784. Fax: (410) 795-7516. E-mail:


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:

LAY MISSION IN KENYA: We are looking for: two candidates to serve in a slum area of Nairobi at a Women Promotion Project and with AIDS ministry. 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: three or four candidates for a new lay mission team in the Peten region of Guatemala 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.


CATHOLIC DIOCESE of Beaumont, Texas openings: DIRECTOR OF HISPANIC MINISTRY, open Aug. 1, 2006; Letter of interest and resume due by June 30, 2006. DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP, open March, 2007; Letter of interest and resume due by Dec. 30, 2006. Refer to diocesan web site: Openings for more information.


DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL CARE -- Mercy Hospital Iowa City is seeking an experienced Director of Pastoral care to establish and maintains an effective relationship between Mercy Hospital and the ministerial community. Qualifications for this position include a graduate degree in education, theology, ethics, or related area preferred. Formal current preparation in theology, Christian ethics, Catholic social teachings and adult education. Clinical Pastoral Certification and NACC membership is desired. Minimum of five years demonstrated leadership in a mission related position. Experience in health care and knowledge of health care trends. Broad understanding of Catholic health care and the history and charisms of the sponsoring groups. Mercy offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including a cafeteria style benefits plan, matching 401(k) plan in addition to our defined pension program, vacation and sick pay, tuition reimbursement, free parking, and more. Equal Opportunity Employer. For immediate consideration or additional information on this position, please contact: Sarah Blomme, HR Recruiting Coordinator, Mercy Hospital, 500 E. Market St., Iowa City, IA 52245. Local calls: 339-3959. Toll Free calls: (888) 251-1674. E-mail: View this position or other Mercy career opportunities online at


BILINGUAL PASTORAL COORDINATOR -- Glenmary seeks a pastoral coordinator for Holy Family parish in Metter, GA to be appointed by the bishop to lead a small English speaking and a larger Spanish speaking community. The ministry includes ecumenical involvement, evangelization, justice and nurture of a missionary Catholic church. A master’s in theology or pastoral ministry is required, plus fluency in both Spanish and English and three years’ full-time experience in intercultural parish ministry, preferably in a rural Southern area. Send resume to Jay Gilchrist, Glenmary Home Missioners, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville TN 37208. E-mail:

PASTORAL TEAM MEMBER -- MACC, A National Catholic Institute for Pastoral Leadership and Language Studies in San Antonio, TX seeks a pastoral team member who can promote MACC’s mission of educating and empowering leaders for service in a multicultural Church and Society. The candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing. Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish and experience in multicultural pastoral ministry is required. An MA in Theology or its equivalent is preferred. Send resume: Mexican American Cultural Center, Attention: Human Resources Director, 3115 W. Ashby, San Antonio, TX 78228. Fax: (210) 732-9072. E-mail address: Web site:

PARISH MINISTRY Position Available-Roncalli Newman Center serves the UW La Crosse students and staff, and 475 households, nurturing faith in a learning environment. We are accepting applications for a full time position, half time campus ministry and half time Youth Ministry. We seek a practicing Catholic with a B.A. in ministry or related field, young in spirit and able to relate to youth and young adults, with skills that include student-led program facilitation; group leadership; community building; and data base management. Position open until filled; interviews beginning mid-June. Share your faith and grow in your career in ministry. Send letter of intent, your resume and contact information for three references to Search Committee, Roncalli Newman Center, 1732 State Street, La Crosse, WI 54601. Web site:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Vibrant, Vatican II minded parish, seeks a Director of Religious Education for Fall, 2006. Candidate should have or being working toward a degree in Religious Studies, or Diocesan Certification. The Director will be responsible for planning, implementing and staffing a comprehensive Religious Education program for 500+ students. He/ she will also coordinate the summer religious education program, and ensure ongoing training for catechists. Good interpersonal and communication skills a must! This is a twelve month position with full benefits package. Salary negotiable. Deadline for submission of resumes is June 1, 2006. All applications and resumes may be mailed to: Attn: Rev. John Killeen, St. Mary’s Church, 2001 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. Fax: (856) 424-8270. E-mail:

COORDINATOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Vibrant community of 3,600-plus families, staffed by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, seeks Coordinator of Religious Education PreK-8. Master’s Degree in Religious Education or related field preferred. Some experience in faith formation and administration. Ability to coordinate and support numerous volunteers. Competitive salary and benefits. Anticipated starting date July 1, 2006. Send resume to: Sister Ann Lyons, FSSJ, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston, VA 20191 or e-mail:


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR -- Catholic Charities Diocesan Social Action Office, currently seeks a part-time (35 hours per week) Associate Director for our Summit County office, to direct the parish outreach and leadership training component of the Commission. Will Research, identify and analyze social justice issues within the context of Catholic Social Teaching to determine the impact of issues and formulate effective response. Requirements are: BA in social Work or related field and three to five years professional experience, fundraising experience (planning administrating, managing, budgeting), solid background in Roman Catholic Social Teaching and Roman Catholic Doctrine and commitment to consistent ethic of life and social mission of the Roman Catholic Church, excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills including comfort in conducting public speaking and good organizational skills with an attention to detail. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. For confidential consideration please send resume to: Attention: 89AD, Catholic Charities, 7911 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102. Fax: (216) 334-2914. E-mail: EOE/M/F/V/D.


HIGH SCHOOL THEOLOGY TEACHER needed: Cardinal Mooney High School in Sarasota, Florida seeks a full-time high school theology instructor. Candidates with a degree in a related field may e-mail a resume to: or call Robert Lees at (941) 371-4917 for more information.


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE, Youth Ministry -- St. Joseph Catholic community, Eldersburg, Maryland, a vibrant progressive Marianist community of 3,000 families seeks an energetic and collaborative individual to join our staff as Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry. This full-time position provides weekly youth gatherings, retreats, youth liturgies and service/social events for grades 9-12. In addition the PAYM oversees the Confirmation program for second year high school students. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Send cover letter and resume no later than June 19 to: PAYM Search Committee, St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784. Fax: (410) 795-7516. E-mail:

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