National Catholic Reporter

Updated June 30, 2006

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SOME (So Others Might Eat) is a 35 year-old nonprofit organization serving the poor and homeless of the nation’s capital. The mission of SOME is to provide direct services, such as food, clothing and health care, but also to help break the cycle of poverty through affordable housing, job training and addiction treatment and mental health services. SOME seeks a Director of Development with a proven record to coordinate and support the development team’s work, including special events, community outreach, grant writing and communications. The Director will also implement fundraising activities to cultivate major gifts to support our affordable housing goals. Requires four year degree, at least five years of fundraising experience, including two years of supervisory/management experience as well as excellent leadership, oral, written and public speaking skills. Prefer experience in major gifts. Salary competitive. Excellent benefits. Resume and cover letter to: Or fax: (202) 265-3849. For more information on SOME:


CEDARS OF PEACE -- Seven woodland hermitages on Loretto Motherhouse farm in central Kentucky available for solitude and prayer. Cabins rented by day or month. Daily mass and spiritual direction available. Write: Cedars of Peace, 515 Nerinx Rd. Nerinx, KY 40049. Phone: (270) 865-5291. E-mail:

Homilies -- Missions -- Retreats

PURELY MOTIVATED: Highly skilled, experienced, updated preaching; expenses only. (800) 483-1999. E-mail:


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:


PILGRIMAGE OF A LIFETIME: Meister Eckhardt & The Beguine Mystics: A Pilgrimage to The Source. Belgium & Rhineland. 13 days: October 22 - November 3, 2006, presented by the Dominican Center at Marywood. Registration deadline July 1, 2006. Walk with us along the mystical River Valley of the Rhine. $2649 includes everything! Call: (616) 643-0162 for more information or to register.


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:

ENTERING INTO THE HEART OF ST. PAUL -- August. 1-8, 2006, Presented by Bishop Remi DeRoo and Pearl Gervais. Retreatants will focus on the spiritual itinerary of Paul, through his conversion experience and growth in identity with the Risen Lord. Travel with Paul on this journey and be renewed. To register: Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868, (714) 744-3175 ext. 4409. E-mail: Web site:

EVENSONG BY THE SEA Retreat & Spirituality Center on Cape Cod. Acclaimed authors Robert Blair Kaiser and Margaret Starbird will each direct a weekend retreat on our 2006-2007 schedule, Starbird in October, Kaiser in March. Phone: (800) 455-0247 Web site:

PRIESTS’ RETREAT -- October 23 - 27, 2006. “Christian Manhood, Christian Priesthood.” These are days of serious struggle and personal pain for many priests. Morale is low among most of us, and finding much needed support through these hard times can be challenging to say the least. This retreat offers priests the opportunity to get away to a prayerful place with other priests. It will also include the opportunity to pray with a monastic community, and to attend presentations and discussions on various personal and spiritual themes related to our lives as priests. There will, of course, be ample down time for relaxing, reading (we have a great library!) or connecting with the other priests. Do something good for yourself and join your brother priests for this week of prayer, reflection and fraternity. Presenters: Fr. John Kelleher, OSB and Fr. Timothy Joyce, OSB. Suggested donation-$300.

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:


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.

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:


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


ADMINISTRATOR/DEVELOPMENT: St. Ignatius, Martyr seeks qualified person for Parish Business Administrator position. Position involves parish administration, finances, facilities, human resource management and development. Must be Catholic in good standing with an administrative background, understanding and appreciation of church organizational structure and ministry. BA or MA in business administration along with experience in administration, in managing complex organizations and institutional development required. Computer literacy, excellent communication skills, collaborative, human resources skills required. Bi-lingual is helpful. Position open until suitable candidate found. Send cover letters, resumes and references to Fr. Joe Tomei, CSC, 2309 Euclid Ave. Austin, TX 78704. E-mail:


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUALITY -- The Grand Rapids Dominicans are seeking an Associate Director of Spirituality. Candidate will coordinate and facilitate two-year spiritual direction practicum and related activities; develop and implement general spirituality programming schedule and services. We are looking for energetic team member who will work for both off site and on site spirituality programs. Start date of August 1, 2006. Send resume and salary requirements to: Richard L. Jones, PHR, Director of Human Resources, Grand Rapids Dominicans, Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids MI 49503. E-mail:


COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Are you called to Youth Ministry? Would you like to be part of a vibrant parish and work with a supportive team? Holy Family Parish in beautiful and historic Concord, MA seeks a confident and enthusiastic Coordinator of Youth Ministry who is ready to embrace this great opportunity. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the planning, implementation and evaluation of a parish program for youth in grades 6-12 that is consistent with the parish mission statement. The ideal candidate would be an active, mature Roman Catholic with a bachelor’s degree in a related field and experience working directly with youth. Computer skills and ability to work evenings and weekends required. Please forward your resume to or CYM Search Committee, 55 Church Street, Concord, MA 01742. Phone: Mike Robichaud (978) 505-7056.

CAMPUS MINISTRY COORDINATOR -- The Archdiocese of Detroit is seeking to fill two positions in Campus Ministry, Blue Water/Thumb Vicariate region and Monroe Vicariate region. The position mission is to provide a Catholic presence to institutions of higher learning by ministering holistically to the needs of students, faculty, staff and administration, e.g., spiritual and educational needs. M.A., M.S., M.Div., in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious studies or related field preferred; B.A. with equivalent in education and experience. Certification or becoming certified as a Campus Minister is necessary. Five years experience in campus ministry or related ministry. Qualified candidates may send a letter of interest and resume to: Human Resources, Archdiocese of Detroit, 1234 Washington Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48226. Fax: (313) 237-5791. E-mail:

HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS MINISTER -- A college preparatory high school in Baltimore, Maryland is looking for a campus minister to be involved in retreats, liturgies and service. Send resumes to: Lou Heidrick, Principal, Calvert Hall, 8102 LaSalle Road, Baltimore, MD 21286 or

UNIVERSITY CATHOLIC CENTER at UCLA, of the LA Archdiocese, seeks Catholic full-time Campus Minister (Education and Faith Development). Minimum two years experience in university campus ministry or related field, ideally in multicultural interfaith sensitive environment. BA required, track to MA preferred. Responsibilities include plan/facilitate RCIA and confirmation programs, advise/staff coordinator for retreats and educational/formation programming, mentor student leadership, work as part of collegial campus ministry team. Send resumes to: HR 3424 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA 90010. Phone: (213) 637-7242. Fax: (213) 637-6242. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTERS -- Diocese of Richmond, Va., has several positions available for priests, religious or laypersons. Pastoral experience and CCMA certification (or a commitment to work toward it) required. For further information, position descriptions, applications contact: Diane M. Guy, SND, Diocesan Director, 811 Cathedral Place, Richmond, VA 23220. E-mail:

ASSISTANT CAMPUS MINISTER -- Full-Time: NJ Catholic women’s college in the liberal arts tradition seeks full time lay assistant to the Director of Campus Ministry. Assistant will work with the Director in executing the programs of campus ministry, specifically to address the spiritual, religious and ministerial needs of the college students. The successful candidate would have some experience in nurturing and developing programs, retreats, including the training and leadership building of peer ministry leadership. Additional experience with alternative spring break and outreach service projects preferred. As needed, the assistant will also collaborate with campus ministry on programs and initiatives including Roman Catholic, ecumenical and interfaith liturgies, social justice education and action, spiritual reflection, community service and RCIA. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to respond creatively and with flexibility to evolving needs of the student population. A bachelor’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry and equivalent experience required. Applicants should have experience in campus ministry or pastoral experience that compliments the mission of campus ministry at a religiously, culturally, and ethnically diverse college. The successful candidate should possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and must be committed to the mission and values of a Catholic college in the liberal arts tradition. Interested applicants may submit a resume along with a personal theology of ministry statement and three letters of reference to: NCR Advertising, Dept. COST.10, PO Box 411009, Kansas City, MO 64111. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled. AA/EOE

CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTER -- Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit, Pittsburgh, PA, seeks a full-time Catholic campus minister to assist in the integration of the Spiritan charism and mission throughout the University community. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a ministry style in the spirit of Vatican II and the ability to participate in a dynamic, collaborative style of ministry within the context of an ethnically, religiously, and racially diverse university community. The candidate will have three years ministry experience in a diverse college/university environment and an advanced degree in pastoral ministry, theology, or related field. Key qualifications include self-motivation, organizational skills, ability to lead spiritual reflection, and multi-tasking skills. Diversity is welcome, bilingual skills a plus. Candidate must submit an essay describing his/her specific ministerial experience and philosophy of ministry, along with a resume and two references, to: Human Resources, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- Saint Leo University is a Catholic, liberal arts-based university serving people of all faiths. University Campus, Saint Leo, Florida, is currently recruiting a full-time team member with responsibilities in the following areas: mentor student chaplains, develop prayer and faith sharing experiences with students, train and coordinate liturgical ministries, (involvement in music ministry a plus), coordinate Spring Break Mission trips, etc. Experience: Master’s preferred in Pastoral Studies, Ministry or related area; BA with two-year ministry experience (JVC, Youth or Campus Ministry and/or internship). Submit letter of interest and resume to Saint Leo University is and equal opportunity employer. Catholics, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more information visit:


JUSTICE COORDINATOR -- Congregation of Notre Dame Visitation Province wishes to open an office of justice, peace and integrity of creation and hire a full time person with the skills related to our proposed action. Job Description of the Coordinator of justice, peace and integrity of creation. In collaboration with the Sisters and Associates of Visitation Province the person would be responsible for the following: To coordinate the Visitation Province corporate voice for justice, peace and integrity of creation; To collaborate with the justice, peace and integrity of the creation office of the Canadian Religious Conference; To strengthen our relationship with our clearly identified partners such as Development and Peace and KAIROS in implementing strategies and orientations as they relate to the mission of the CND; To set up opportunities for our ongoing formation/learning/awareness-raising in justice, peace and integrity of creation. Employee Requisites: A person with an openness to the spirit and charism of CND; A person with familiarity and experience with ecumenical and interfaith groups; a person with a broad justice/ecological/peace-making/non-violent stance. Education: University Degree in Theology or equivalent. Experience: Knowledge of national and international justice, peace and integrity of creation issues. Software: Computer Literacy. Working Conditions: Normal working week of 37.5 hours. Salary: Negotiable. Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2006. Resumes and Applications should be sent to: Employee Personnel Coordinator, Congregation of Notre Dame, PO Box 22098, Charlottetown, PE C1A 9J2, Canada


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.


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-Smith, Chicago Religious Leadership on Latin America, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd #429, Chicago, IL 60640. E-mail:

DIRECTOR FOR THE PASTORAL OFFICE for Parish Ministries. The Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana is searching for a Director for the Pastoral Office for Parish Ministries. This is a new position being created in the diocese in which the person will be responsible to direct diocesan and pastoral ministries in the diocese working collaboratively with parish leadership. The person is required to have a degree in pastoral theology or equivalent, experience at both a parish and diocesan level, experience with Hispanic ministry. Please send a resume by June 15th to: Search Committee, Director for the Pastoral Office for Parish Ministries, Human Resources Department, Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, PO Box 260, Lafayette, IN 47902. Web site:

HOLY NAME OF JESUS -- a Catholic, Franciscan, multicultural parish, is looking for a Director of Parish Administration. Responsibilities include overseeing management of finances, human resources and facilities. Qualified candidate will have a degree in business administration or equivalent, understanding of church organization, supervisory and computer skills, and administrative experience. Please send resume and cover letter by July 30, 2006 to: Fr. Francis Gunn, OFM, Holy Name Parish, 207 West 96th Street, New York, NY 10025. Or e-mail to:

PROGRAM DIRECTOR -- Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, a sponsored ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, 25 miles north of NYC, seeks full-time director to oversee all program development, scheduling, evaluation and analysis for fall 2006. Ideal candidate is enthusiastic, attentive to detail, progressive, organized, a good networker who can think creatively into the future and works well in teams and with a wide variety of people. Must be computer literate and have at least a college degree with background in spirituality and experience in retreat center work or adult spiritual development programs. Position requires flexibility to accommodate needs of the center, Saturdays and evenings often necessary. Application deadline August 15. Send cover letter, resume with three references to Administrator, Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, 299 N. Highland Ave., Ossining, NY 10562. Web site:


RCIA AND EVANGELIZATION COORDINATOR -- Cluster of five Catholic Parishes in Gary, Indiana seeks person to be responsible for ongoing formation of parish RCIA teams and for animating and supervising volunteers doing evangelization in an urban African American community. Qualified candidate will have at least three (3) years experience in working within a church staff, with strong leadership and organization skills, and a collaborative attitude. Preferably, he/she is bilingual, able to converse in both Spanish and English, and can write well in at least one of these languages. The candidate is certified as a Lay Ecclesial Minister according to the standards set forth by the National Association for Lay Ministry (NALM) or is working toward certification - to be completed by end of third year of employment. 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 Margie at: (219) 882-6079 or at:

REGIONAL DIRECTOR of Evangelization and Catechesis. Seeking individual to provide administrative oversight, planning and implementation of evangelizing catechesis (EC) for metro Denver. A holistic ecclesial vision of EC required, including working knowledge of Church catechetical documents. MA in Theology, Catechetics, Pastoral Ministry, or equivalent experience. Requires prior experience in parish catechetical leadership and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Job description available upon request. E-mail, fax or mail resume with desired salary range no later than June 30, 2006 to: Archdiocese of Denver, Attn: Barbara Buchanan, 1300 So. Steele St., Denver, CO 80210. Fax: (303)715-2049. E-mail:


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 ADULT EDUCATION FORMATION -- A vibrant 5,000 family parish on Long Island immediately seeks a dynamic and creative full time person to join and interface closely with our Pastoral Team. Responsibilities include coordination of the RCIA process, Adult Confirmation Program and all aspects of Adult Faith Formation. Interested applicants should mail their resume and salary requirements to: Adult Faith Formation Search Committee, Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, 2 Indian Head Road, Commack New York 11725 or e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION: St. Ignatius, Martyr seeks person to work in faith formation for adults of all ages. Duties include, but are not limited to, conducting Renewal and RCIA; collaborate with the Pastoral Associate, DRE and Youth Minister and RCIA for Children coordinators; oversee Bible Study and Young Adult Ministry Formation. Be collaborative, organized, dynamic; good communication and leadership skills, bilingual, Catholic in good standing with BA or MA in Religious Studies, Theology or Pastoral Ministry. Experience in Adult Formation and sacramental preparation. Send cover letter, resume and references to Fr. Joe Tomei, CSC, 2309 Euclid Avenue, Austin, TX 78704. Phone: (512) 442-3602.

FAITH FORMATION COORDINATOR at Holy Redeemer, Marshall, MN. Full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities: Faith Formation K-8 including first Reconciliation and Eucharist, intergenerational faith formation, baptism preparation and RCIA. Qualifications: degree in theology, education or related field. Experience desired. Application deadline: July 14 or until filled. Send resume to: Holy Redeemer Church, c/o Leo, 503 W Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258. Or e-mail:

FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR -- Faith filled, experience in Community Faith Formation collaborative. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, BA and/or MA in Education/Religious Studies or related field. This full-time (12 months/year) position on the Faith Formation Team at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish will plan and coordinate: Community Faith Formation; Celebration of the Sacraments; Educating and sending forth of disciples. Send resume by July 12 to: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Attn: Patricia, 2771 Oakwood Drive, Green Bay, WI 54304. E-mail to:

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- St. Jude Parish has a position open for a full-time Director of Faith Formation. Responsibilities include adult faith formation, oversight of overall Religious Education program (Grades one-12), work with RCIA and Confirmation teams, sacramental preparation, catechist training and teaching. Position includes some supervision of staff and volunteers. Applicants must be a practicing Catholic. Requires MA with experience in adult formation, religious education and pastoral work. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume to: Search Committee, St. Jude Catholic Church, 50 Edgewood Road N.W. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF ADULT FORMATION -- Vibrant parish community of 2400 families seeks a full time pastoral professional to direct adult formation ministries. The Director is responsible for a wide range of ministries including the Catechumenate, Marriage Preparation, Annulment Advocates, Baptism Preparation, Bible Study, and general adult formation offerings. The successful candidate will be self-directed, take initiative in responding to pastoral needs, and function respectfully and effectively in an inclusive manner. Qualifications: Knowledge of Vatican II Catholic theology; BA/BS in Theology or Pastoral Studies or equivalent education and experience. MA in Theology, Pastoral Studies preferred. Minimum of three years related professional experience. EOE, M/F/D/V. Please send cover letter including salary requirements and resume to: Adult Formation Search, St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 3736 S. Lee’s Summit Rd., Independence, MO 64055. Fax: (816) 373-3816. E-mail:


STONE RIDGE SCHOOL OF THE SACRED HEART Bethesda, Maryland Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls (JK-12), coeducational (JK-K), enrolling 742 students. Founded in 1923 by the Society of the Sacred Heart the school is a member of a worldwide network of Sacred Heart schools with more than 23 schools and affiliates in the U.S. and 200 schools and colleges around the world. Central to the School's mission is the value it places on the development of the total person: it commits itself to building an environment characterized by seriousness of purpose, love of learning, creativity, beauty, and loving relationships. These elements are the basis for the five Goals of Sacred Heart Schools: a personal and active faith in God; a deep respect for intellectual values; a social awareness which impels to action; the building of community as a Christian value; and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom. Stone Ridge is located on a 35-acre estate with outstanding facilities, including an academic building for the Upper School constructed in 1996, a new 7,000 square foot gymnasium complementing two existing gymnasiums, and outdoor tennis courts, playing fields and an aquatic center, completed in 2001. In 2003, space was enhanced for middle school assemblies and performance arts. An art atelier was opened in 2005 to support the School's growing fine arts program. While the majority of the Stone Ridge community is Roman Catholic, many students and faculty belong to other religious traditions. There is also diversity in the race, nationality, and culture of the students. The Board seeks a leader of proven experience committed to the educational and religious mission of the School and able to build unity among its various constituencies. He/she must be Catholic. The new Head of School is to begin July 2007. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of six references including addresses and phone numbers in Word format to: John A. Bird or Deirdre A. Ling, Search Consultants, Educators' Collaborative, or


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

MUSIC DIRECTOR -- The dynamic, involved, faith filled community of St. Basil the Great, Brecksville (Cleveland) Ohio, seeks a full time Music Director. We are a large suburban parish of over 3300 families and believe that joyful, prayerful worship is at the core of our identity and community. We are a parish family whose vision and mission are in line with the Second Vatican Council and although we tend to be more contemporary in spirit, we also truly value traditional forms of music. The final job description is open for discussion, however, the following are necessary for all applicants: a college degree in music (MA preferred); strong vocal skills; exceptional keyboard skills; 5 years experience as a Music Director; leadership style that will allow for collaboration in liturgical preparation and planning with commissions and ministers; strong organizational skills, and ability to develop and expand existing choirs and cantors. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, with appropriate benefits and customary funeral and wedding stipends. To apply, send a formal letter of interest, resume and list of references to: Fr. Sal Ruggeri, 8700 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, Ohio 44141.

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.

ST. PIUS PARISH has a position open for a full-time Director of Liturgy beginning July 1, 2006. St. Pius is a parish of 2,000 households with a long tradition of vibrant liturgical celebrations. We seek a candidate with formal education in Catholic theology, liturgy and music. Keyboard skills preferred. Candidates spirituality must be rooted in strong parish affiliation. Candidates will work with team of liturgical associates and musicians and must have a willingness to work in a collaborative setting. Prior experience preferred. Send letter of interest, resume and credentials to Search Committee, St. Pius X Church, 4949 Council St. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.


BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH, in Orlando, FL is seeking candidates for their Support Services Manager (Parish Business Manager) position that becomes available July 1, 2006. The position involves parish administration, finance (bookkeeping), facilities, and human resource management. Candidates must be Catholic with an administrative background and have an understanding of and appreciation for Church organizational structure and ministry. A Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, or related field is required along with 5 to 8 years of progressively responsible experience in managing complex non-profit organizations. Computer proficiency, 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: Fr. Ron Gagne, M.S., Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 4545 Anderson Rd. Orlando, FL 32812. 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 MISSIONARIES -- Interested in serving overseas as a lay missionary for 3 years in the areas of education, nursing, administration, accounting, computers, technical trades, etc.? Lay Mission-Helpers Association provides training and support. Check out our website at

LAY MISSION IN KENYA: We are looking for: 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.

OVERSEAS LAY MISSION: Do you value solidarity with the poor, teamwork, and community? We are forming teams of dedicated Catholic missioners to serve in Peru, Guatemala, and Kenya. We are a progressive and professional expression of the new lay mission movement in our Church. Explore our website at and fill out the Preliminary Form. Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL. Phone: (708) 588-1602.


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 website: for more information.

YOUTH/YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY AND FORMATION -- Resources parish staffs in youth and young adult ministry and catechist formation and services. Masters degree preferred with Training and experience related to ministry area. Two years of diocesan or three years of parish experience required. Communication and presentation skills important. Knowledge and experience in technology, website management a plus. Must be a practicing Catholic. EVANGELIZATION AND ADULT FORMATION -- Provides service and direction for parish leadership in matters of adult faith formation, with a particular attention to evangelization, parish renewal and the implementation of the National Directory for Catechesis. Masters degree preferred with Training and experience related to ministry area. Three years of diocesan or five years of parish experience required. Specialized knowledge and experience may strengthen consideration in areas such as web management and technology, whole community catechesis, young adult ministry. Must be a practicing Catholic. Located in the Diocese of Joliet these are exempt full-time, positions with excellent benefits. Hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some weekend and overtime required as needed. Job description and application at For questions, contact: Michael A. Svach, St. Charles Center, 402 S. Independence Blvd., Romeoville, IL 60446. Phone: (815) 834-4077 E-mail:


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:


PASTORAL ASSISTANT for the Spanish-speaking Community. Saint Joseph Parish in North Plainfield, NJ, is seeking a bilingual individual to minister to its members who are Spanish-speaking. This parish has a growing Hispanic population but remains largely an Anglo parish. Responsibilities include serving as liaison between the dynamic, well-formed Hispanic community and pastoral staff, overseeing sacramental preparation, encouraging adult faith formation, and planning/participating in the Sunday liturgy celebration. Conduct outreach to people who are un-churched, homebound, or sick. Candidate should have experience in working with groups, some knowledge of catechetical/theological formation, some training in working with families and children, and a willingness to help create a vibrant parish community. Report to Administrator. 28 hours per week, includes some evenings and some Sundays. Salary based on experience. Benefits included. Contact: Father Edward Edwards at: (908) 756-3383 or by e-mail:

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 ASSOCIATE -- Nativity Parish, Evansville, IN is seeking an experienced professional prepared to take on increasing responsibility for administration and pastoral care of a small, urban multi-cultural parish with a resident priest: administration and supervision; coordinate volunteers for ministries and fundraisers, liturgy planning and preaching; evangelization; total parish catechesis for children and adults; bi-lingual with experience in Hispanic ministry a plus; MS in related field or comparable experience; Salary and benefits package designed for a professional. Nativity, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville, IN 47714. E-mail: Web site:


PRESIDENT -- Holy Cross HS, Waterbury, CT. Chief administrator-spiritual leader of the school has primary responsibility for communicating the mission, history and strengths of the school to all constituencies; oversees organizational and operational well being of institution. Executive secretary to Board, without vote. When required, directs selection of the principal with Board ratification. Works closely with principal in a variety of administrative responsibilities. Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and evaluation of the advancement office personnel. Gives final approval to principal’s contracting of school personnel; signs all contractual agreements for the school, or delegates such authority to principal. 800 student, co-ed school; faculty of 90. Start: July 1, 2007. Requirements: Master’s Degree; five years experience in Catholic secondary administration; practicing Roman Catholic. Application process: Letter of interest with curriculum vitae by July 15, 2006 to: Thomas Dziekan, CSC, Brothers of Holy Cross, 85 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle, NY 10804.


ST. MARY’S, Breckenridge, Colorado seeks DRE, to lead community-based education. Responsibilities: adult and youth education, Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation formation. 3-plus years catechetical experience, related degree (Master’s preferred), desire to become active parish member. Bi-lingual preferred. Salary/benefits commensurate with qualifications; relocation assistance available. Contact: St. Mary’s, PO Box 2670, Frisco, CO 80443. E-mail:

CLUSTER OF FIVE CATHOLIC PARISHES in Gary, Indiana seeks a comprehensive religious education coordinator responsible for a program that ensures the total faith formation of children, teens and adults, and who will plan, implement and staff all religious education programs, including Generations of Faith, sacramental preparation, and Vacation Bible School. Qualified candidate will have at least three (3) years experience in working within a church staff, with strong leadership and organization skills, and a collaborative attitude. Preferably, he/she is bilingual, able to converse in both Spanish and English, and can write well in at least one of these languages. The candidate is certified as a Lay Ecclesial Minister according to the standards set forth by the National Association for Lay Ministry (NALM) or is working toward certification - to be completed by end of third year of employment. 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 Margie at: (219)882-6079 or at

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Rapidly growing coastal parish seeks a full-time Director of Religious Education to lead pre-kindergarten through tenth-grade religious education program and oversee parish youth ministry. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience in Catholic school or religious education programs and a master’s degree in religious studies, theology, pastoral ministry, education, or related field. Attractive starting salary and benefits. Starting date: August 15. Send resume to: DRE Search Committee, Saint Gregory the Great Church, 333 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29909. Call (843) 815-3100, ext. 228.

ASSOCIATE POSITION for Religious Education /Catechesis -- The Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana is searching for a professional associate for the Pastoral Office for Education and Youth Catechesis. This is a new position being created in the diocese to direct and coordinate the religious education programs in parishes and schools from pre-school through grade 12 and advisory to parents who home-school. An applicant will need to be aware of the following criteria: Vatican II Vision of Church; Theological background based on a degree in religious education; Ability/experience in collaborative ministry specifically in working with catechists, directors of religious education programs and principals of schools; Teaching background in religious education and/or elementary/secondary school experience; Experience in giving/facilitating staff development seminars and workshops. Please send a resume by June 15th to: Search Committee, POEYC Associate Position, Human Resources Department, Diocese of Lafayette-on-Indiana, PO Box 260, Lafayette, IN 47902. Web site:


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, have the ability to create reports, presentations, and correspondence, work some evenings and able to travel extensively by both road and air. Bachelor Degree required. 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, Attn: Maria Cordova, 1232 George Street, Plainfield, NJ 07062. Fax: (908) 769-5660 or e-mail to: Web site:


SCIENCE TEACHER -- St. Francis Catholic School in Concord CA, is seeking a full-time science teacher for grades 6-8. Qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume and two letters of recommendation to: Sister Noreen O’Connor, Principal, St. Francis Catholic School, 866 Oak Grove Road, Concord, CA 94518. Phone: (925) 682-5414. Fax: (925) 682-5480. E-mail: Web site:


FULL-TIME YOUTH MINISTER for a growing suburban parish of over 2,700 families. A heart and passion for ministry to young people with a Catholic spirit-filled enthusiasm for the Lord. Will coordinate and oversee Youth Ministry programs for over 900 students in 6th-12th grades. Includes preparation for sacrament of confirmation in 10th grade. Must be capable of building relationships with teens and adults. Responsible for recruitment and training of volunteer youth leaders. Youth Ministry experience and familiarity with LIFETEEN program a plus. Strong relational and organizational skills and able to work collaboratively with pastoral staff. Salary commensurate with experience. Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Deadline July 1, 2006. Send resume to Theresa Krueger, Holy Spirit Catholic Community. 2003 Hassert Blvd, Naperville, IL 60564. E-mail:

AVE MARIA CATHOLIC CHURCH in Parker Colorado is seeking a Director of Young Adult/Youth Ministry. The general purpose of this position is to coordinate and oversee Young Adult/Youth Ministry programs from 6th through 12th grade levels and for young adults who have graduated from high school. The position will also require the coordination of the sacramental process of Confirmation. Education: Bachelors or Masters Degree in pastoral ministry, youth ministry, religious education, theology. This position will close August 1, 2006. A complete job description and application can be obtained in the parish office Monday-Thursday during business hours, or by e-mailing:

CATECHETICAL ASSOCIATE for Youth/Young Adult Ministry and Formation. Resources parish staffs in youth and young adult ministry and catechist formation and services. Masters degree preferred. Training and experience related to ministry area. Two years of diocesan or three years of parish experience required. Communication and presentation skills important. Knowledge and experience in technology, website management a plus. Must be a practicing Catholic. This is an Exempt full-time, position with excellent benefits. Hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some weekend and overtime required as needed. For Questions, Contact: Michael A. Svach, St. Charles Center, 402 S. Independence Blvd., Romeoville, IL 60446. Phone; (815) 834-4077. E-mail: Job description and application at

DIOCESAN YOUTH MINISTER -- Las Cruces, NM. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Degree or equivalent experience in Youth Ministry or related field, plus administrative experience required. Must be able to work in a team setting. Must be able to minister effectively to youth and train adult youth ministers in the ten southern counties of New Mexico. Salary 32K and up DOE. Apply by July 31, to Personnel, 1280 Med Park Drive, Las Cruces NM 88005.

FULL-TIME POSITION available at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice, Fl. Leadership for Jr. and Sr. youth program. Requires familiarity with Life Teen, references and BA in related field. Diocesan benefits and salary. Send application letter, resume and references to: Director of Youth Ministry Search, 310 Sarasota St., Venice, FL 34285. Fax: (941) 488-9333).

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Good Shepherd Parish (950 families) in the Diocese of Lexington Kentucky is seeking a Catholic youth minister to coordinate programs for middle and high school age youth. Candidate should be an actively practicing Catholic with good communication, leadership and organizational skills. Must be creative, energetic and work well within a collaborative environment. A bachelor’s degree and two years experience in youth ministry or a related field are preferred. Attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with education and experience. A detailed job description and salary information will be mailed upon receipt of resume. Ideal start date September 1, 2006. Send resume and three references by July 19, 2006 to: Miriam Picconi, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 310 Wapping Street, Frankfort, KY 40601 or via e-mail to:

YOUTH MINISTER -- Our Lady of the Snows a 2,675 household, suburban, Roman Catholic Parish in Clarks Summit, PA is seeking a Youth Minister. Responsibilities include overseeing a vibrant, long-term Youth Ministry Program with strong involvement of young people in leadership roles. Also included in the position is the for the parish high school religious education program. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Please send resume, salary requirements and three references to Search Committee, 301 S. State Street, Clarks Summit, PA 18411 by July 15, 2006 or e-mail:

ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH in Evanston, Illinois is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. Responsibilities include actively recruiting teens for the New Horizons Youth Group, recruiting and facilitating moderators for small group discussions and coordinating small and large group activities, special events, and fundraisers. The Director of Youth Ministry also encourages young people to get involved in parish ministries and events. Experience and training in this area are desirable. Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus. Application letters with resumes should be sent to Kim First, St. Nicholas Church, 806 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202 or e-mail her at

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