National Catholic Reporter

Updated July 28, 2006

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MASTER OF DIVINITY -- distance learn and/or residential; bachelor through doctorate. Phone: (718) 698-0700. Web site:

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Homilies -- Missions -- Retreats

PURELY MOTIVATED: Highly skilled, experienced, updated preaching; expenses only. Phone: (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:


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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:

Photos Wanted

PHOTOS WANTED of Sisters at play and leisure for affectionate, gently humorous calendar Nuns Having Fun. Send photocopies of photos with full contact information to: Nuns Calendar, Photo Dept, Workman Publishing Co., 708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9555. We pay well for images that make it to publication. Go to: to see past calendars.


SPIRITUAL DIRECTION TRAINING PROGRAM begins Oct. 9-13, 2006. Consists of eight weekly sessions held quarterly over a two-year period (2006-2008). The program will be held at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center which is located on a beautiful 780-acre rural campus in Maple Mount, Kentucky. Participants receive intense training, practice and supervision. (270) 229-0200. E-mail: Visit:

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:

A TEN DAY CONTEMPLATIVE Art Retreat at the Cenacle Spiritual Life Center situated on one of the beautiful hills of Tuscany. No art experience is needed, just a desire to learn to pray using art as a language of prayer. Retreat days form a balance of input, studio time, personal time for reflection plus visits to Assisi, Siena, and other local art treasures. Some walking required. Space is limited. Contact: Sr. Peg Lane, 1400 S. Dixie Highway, Lantana, FL 33462. (561) 582-2534. Fax: (561)-582-8070. E-mail:

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:

SACRED SCOTTISH ISLAND RETREATS: “Writing from Soul,” Sept. 25-Oct.2; “Soul Images: Inner and Outer Landscapes,” Oct 7-14. Inclusive retreat costs: $700-850. Oct 3-7, $50 per day. Phone: (877) 667-7682. Web site:

HOLY LAND -- Find your space with God in areas reminiscent of the Holy Land. Stay at Home Place, P.O. Box 3, Orangeville, UT 84537. Contact: Paula Wellnitz, OLVM, (453) 748-2230. E-mail:

2006-2007 CATHOLIC WRITERS RETREATS, Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Arizona. The Soul Tells a Story - Oct. 27-30, 2006. This is a workshop for writers who seek a process that will release emotions, intuition, creativity and spiritual wisdom. Vinita Hampton Wright, presenter. Catholic Writers Session I - January 12-16, 2007; Catholic Writers Session II - Feb. 7-11, 2007. The seventh annual retreats provide unique opportunity for writers to share a common Catholic spiritual tradition, explore interests, concerns and challenges including the intricacies of the publishing process within the context of a Catholic community of writers. CATHOLIC POETS - Jan. 26-29, 2007. This retreat provides poets the opportunity to share many of the common struggles as well as an atmosphere that supports, honors and encourages the poetic muse. Call: (520) 744-3400. E-mail: For information 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:


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:

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:


TOUR VIETNAM with former NCR editor and publisher, Tom Fox and his wife, Kim Hoa. For information go to: or e-mail: or write: Fox Friendship Enterprises, 4928 Howe Dr., Roeland Park, KS 66205.


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


Employment Opportunities


ADMINISTRATOR -- Wright Hall, Chicago, IL. The Sisters of Charity, BVM are seeking a person to serve as Administrator of Wright Hall (North Side, Chicago), a retirement facility for the Sisters of Charity, BVM. The Administrator promotes the health and welfare of the sister residents and oversees the professional operations of the facility. Qualifications: Master’s degree in administration/management, or equivalent; knowledge of gerontology; organizational/managerial skills; communication and relational skills; computer skills an asset. Attractive salary and benefits package available. Application deadline - August 11, 2006. Qualified candidates send cover letter, resume and request for application to: Jean M. Gordon, BVM, Director of Human Resources, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003. Fax: (563) 584-0346. E-mail:


JVC: SOUTHWEST seeks a dynamic, creative Program Coordinator to manage program for 80 volunteers each year. Program Coordinator oversees formation of the volunteers in faith that does justice; recruiting, screening and placement of volunteers; placement development; supervision of four Area Directors. Must be available to travel and have supervisory experience. Send resume and cover letter to Executive Director, JVC: Southwest, PO Box 40039, San Francisco, CA 94140 or Job summary available via e-mail or (415) 522-1599.

BUCKLEY COORDINATOR POSITION in Campus Ministry-St. Gregory’s University a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution in the Benedictine tradition has an opening for a Buckley Retreat Coordinator in Campus Ministry to develop and implement retreats for high school youth. Master’s degree in Theology, Religious Education or Pastoral Ministry preferred. Experience in Campus Ministry at the college level and in leading and planning high school retreats, youth work camps and youth minister training and development programs is desired. Other responsibilities include social justice, volunteer activities and praise and worship. Please submit a cover letter and current resume with the names and telephone numbers for five recent professional references and salary expectations. Position will remain open until filled. EOE. Send these materials to: Human Resources, St. Gregory’s University, 1900 W. MacArthur Drive, Shawnee, OK 74804. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT -- The National Pastoral Life Center, the leading resource for the best of thinking and practice in Catholic pastoral ministry, seeks a Director of Development A great opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative person who knows and loves Catholic parish life; excellent writing and verbal skills, and computer literacy are essential. Full-time. Located in New York City. Please send cover letter and resume by September 12 to: Rev. Eugene Lauer, National Pastoral Life Center, 18 Bleecker Street, NY, NY 10012 or by e-mail to: No phone calls please.


NATIONAL ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR -- National Catholic association seeks tenacious, entrepreneurial, self-starter with two to four years experience to design and implement ambitious national fundraising strategy. Requires excellent speaking/writing skills and extensive travel. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements by Sept. 1 to: CCMA, NAD Search Committee, 1118 Pendleton Street, Suite 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202 or


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- National Catholic association seeks entrepreneurial, pastorally-minded administrator with three to five years experience to initiate and facilitate mission and long-range plan. Requires excellent speaking/writing skills, non-profit management and travel. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements by Aug. 15 to: CCMA, ED Search Committee, 1118 Pendleton Street, Suite 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202 or


MARGARET CAFFERTY FELLOW -- Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is looking for a male or female religious or diocesan priest to work closely with CCUSA social policy department for 6 to 12 months as our Margaret Cafferty Fellow. The incumbent will represent CCUSA at policy meetings with national coalitions on major issues such as health care, housing welfare and hunger; advocate to members of Congress and administration officials about CCUSA’s policy positions; attend Congressional hearing sand markups of pending legislation; research and develop new policy materials and report about legislative developments in Washington Weekly, CCUSA’s weekly legislative e-newsletter. The Fellowship pays a $1,000 monthly stipend to the sponsoring religious order or diocese. For an overview of Catholic Charities USA, please go to E-mail your resume and cover letter to:

JOSEPH CARDINAL BERNARDIN FELLOW -- Stipend Volunteer. Catholic Charities USA announces the availability of the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Fellowship. The Fellowship supports the national growth and development of parish social ministry through Catholic Charities agencies, dioceses and parish leaders in integrating the Church’s social mission into parish life. Primary responsibilities include: Research scope of current parish social ministry efforts in Catholic Charities currently, Synthesize models of parish social ministry currently practiced by Catholic Charities agencies, Educate and consult with agencies and parishes on approaches to social ministry to increase the effectiveness of their social mission. This one-year long fellowship pays a monthly stipend of $1,000 and is immediately available for a male or female religious or diocesan priest. Qualifications include two years parish social ministry experience at the diocesan, or parish level, preferably with a relationship to a Catholic Charities agency. Experience in program management preferred. BA/BS degree required; advanced degree and/or specialized education a plus. For an overview of Catholic Charities USA, please go to E-mail your resume and cover letter to:


ST. CHARLES BORROMEO seeks experienced full-time Faith Formation Director for whole community catechesis, religious education, adult formation, and training faith formation volunteers. Must be a practicing Catholic with an MA in Theology, well organized, collaborative, and dynamic with strong leadership skills. Send resume to Leslie Hutchison, 21505 Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33952.

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 LITURGICAL AND COLLEGIATE MINISTRIES -- St. Stephen Martyr Newman Center (A ministry of St. Mark Catholic Church), Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. The Coordinator of Liturgical and Collegiate Ministries works closely with the Pastor and his staff of ten. He/she organizes liturgies and retreats for all ministries of St. Mark Catholic Church; plans and facilitates RCIA program; and promotes spirituality and education in diverse expressions. Requirements: BA required; MA strongly preferred in theology or religious studies. Experience in working with college campus ministry or youth and young adults necessary. Application: Send resume by July 24th to Rev. James W. Sichko, Pastor, St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 608 W. Main Street, Richmond, KY 40475. E-mail: Website:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Plymouth, MA. Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, a vibrant and welcoming South Shore community with excellent liturgy, seeks a part-time Director of Music. 20hr/wk position which includes playing 3 weekend Masses, 1 adult choir rehearsal, working with volunteer cantors, and playing all funerals, weddings and other liturgical celebrations. Instrument is a 5’10” Kawai grand piano. Candidate should possess excellent keyboard skills, intricate knowledge of Catholic liturgy, and some vocal ability is required. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to: Search Committee. HLP-6703, 126 South Meadow Road, Plymouth, MA 02360. Fax: (508) 747-0616. E-mail:

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.


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:

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.


REGISTERED NURSE -- Christ House, a 32-bed medical recovery facility for homeless men and women has openings for full- and part-time Nurses. This challenging position demands a commitment to serving people who are homeless in the context of a supportive community. Responsibilities include patient assessment and intervention including administration of medications and patient education. Excellent benefits package. Please send cover letter and resume to: Christ House, Human Resources, 1717 Columbia Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009. Fax: (202) 232-4972. E-mail: Visit our website at: for further information.


SENIOR LOCAL CHURCH OUTREACH ASSOCIATE -- Bread for the World, a national grassroots advocacy organization on hunger and development issues, is seeking a Sr. Local Church Outreach Associate. This individual will build and strengthen relationships with local congregations and churches to increase financial support and participation in the mission of the organization. Must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 8 years related professional work experience; proven fundraising skills and experience; ability to build and maintain public relationships; strong leadership and public speaking skills; a broad knowledge of Christian theology and familiarity with denominations; ability to travel up to 10% including some weekends; ability to work with diverse people; proficient computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, e-mail, databases; and a Christian faith perspective is required. Send cover letter, resume, availability, and salary requirements to: Human Resources - SLCOA, Bread for the World, Inc., 50 F Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20001. E-mail: (highly desirable); or fax to: (202) 639-9401. No phone calls please.


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE for Christian Formation to lead whole community catechetical ministry, including: the formation of adults, youth and children, RCIA/RCIC, and sacramental preparation with emphasis on parental involvement. Master’s degree in religious education/theology and experience facilitating adults preferred. Salary and benefits competitive in the area. Send letter and resume to Rev. Larry W. Dorsch, St. Paul Church, 140 Walnut Street, Weirton, WV 26062 or e-mail:


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:


PRESIDENT -- St. Teresa’s Academy, a Catholic, private, not-for-profit, single-sex, college-prep secondary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 500+ female students in Kansas City, Missouri is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of President. Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a minimum of five years of proven professional administrative experience in secondary education and be a practicing Catholic with a clear and deep appreciation for the mission and aspirations of Catholic education. Doctoral degree in a related educational field from an accredited school of higher education preferred. Interested parties are instructed to apply in confidence with a resume and cover letter via e-mail no later then September 1, 2006, to: Dr. Robert Watkins at


YOUTH MINISTER -- Very progressive, inner city Catholic parish in Syracuse, NY seeks a Youth Minister. Call: (315) 475-7273 or 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:

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).

ST. GERTRUDE’S CHURCH, a suburban Cincinnati parish of 2000 families staffed by the Dominican Friars, is seeking a full-time youth minister to further the development of a dynamic, comprehensive youth ministry. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic with a strong grounding in the Catholic faith and good communication, leadership and organizational skills. Applicants are required to have a BA in Theology/Religious Studies or a related field and at least three years of pastoral experience. Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Send resume with references to Search Committee, St. Gertrude Catholic Parish, 7630 Shawnee Run Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243-3009. Fax: (513) 527-3971. Parish website:

YOUTH MINISTER -- Large suburban Vatican II parish (2,500+ families) in Fort Worth, Texas diocese seeks creative and energetic youth minister. Candidates should have minimum three years experience, with skills in leadership, motivation, organization, and communication; willingness to work with staff /volunteers to direct a comprehensive program for grades 6-12 including faith formation. BA plus certification in Youth Ministry. Competitive salary/benefits. YM Search Committee, St. Philip the Apostle, 1897 W. Main St, Lewisville, TX 75067. Fax: (972) 219-5429. E-mail:

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