National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 11, 2003

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Facilities for Rent

WESTON, VT, May-October. Beautifully appointed studio apartment accommodates two to three for retreats, rest and relaxation and foilage season, vacation. Five-minute walk to Weston Priory, 10 minutes to swimming/tennis, three miles to town. Weekly rate including utilities: $250; monthly available. Contact: (802) 824-6778.


SUMMER INSTITUTE ON SPIRITUAL DIRECTION, July 20-25. Program offering introduction to theory and practice of spiritual direction in the Christian tradition. Open to anyone discerning a call to this ministry or seeking to further develop gifts as director. Topics will include: initiating the spiritual direction relationship, images of God, contemplating religious experience, discernment, models of spiritual direction and more. At Christ the King Retreat House in Syracuse, N.Y. Facilitated by staff from the Spiritual Renewal Center. Tuition, room, board: $500. For brochure and application, phone: (315) 472-6546. E-mail:

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Language Studies

INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas. An intensive program designed for individuals whose first language is other than English. Instruction allows participants to learn the English language and develop skills for ministry. Offered in three-week blocks all year. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:


UNIQUELY QUALIFIED to mediate church-related disputes, complaints, and conflicts: Mediation Center of Evansville (in Indiana), Clark Field, president. Phone: (812) 428-7996. E-mail:


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Parish Missions

DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, retreats for religious. Faculty in-service, student retreats. Web site:


PREPARATION FOR Hispanic pastoral ministry at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas: Discussion, lectures, field trips, border reality experiences, interactive dynamics and faith-sharing from the foundation of the adult learning process. “The Mini Pastoral” is an intensive, three-week, introductory course. The “Hispanic Pastoral Ministry” is a semester program allowing for an in-depth reflection and study. Both courses are offered in English and Spanish and carry initial certification by the USCC/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

Renewal Programs

RENEWAL PROGRAMS: BERAKAH: “A Place of Blessing,” offers A Time of Blessing, four-month renewal programs for women religious and other women in ministry who are seeking to foster fidelity to self, God and world. Components: scriptural and theological input, personal and spiritual renewal, contemplative space, opportunity for spiritual direction and/or counseling, creative leisure in a community setting. Renewal Session I:late August to mid-December; Session II: mid-January to mid-May. Choose one or both. Possibility of structuring half sessions. Inquiries: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263-3817. Phone: (603) 435-7271. Fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail:


CENACLE SPIRITUAL LIFE CENTER, Lantana, Fla., located on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County, is an oasis where people of all faiths who are in search of meaning can come away to reflect, pray, be challenged, seek a vision for their lives and a greater awareness of God. Retreats: directed, private and weekend group, sabbaticals. 2003 programs: May 2-4, “Easter Power and Personal Authority,” Fr. Greg Comella, CPpS; May 9-11, “Human Condition: Centering Prayer”; July 18-20, “Follow in the Footprints of Jesus Christ,” Sr. Madonna Hoying, SFP; July 25-27, “Embracing the Journey to God,” Fr. Rusty Shaughnessy, OFM; August 8-14, six day silent, Fr. Patrick Keith Hosey. Please request information from: Centacle Retreat Office, 1400 S. Dixie Highway, Lantana, FL 33462-5492. Phone: (561) 582-2534. Fax: (561) 582-8070. E-mail:

GREAT JESUIT RETREAT OPPORTUNITIES -- Individually directed retreats. Check out:

LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation near white sand beaches. Sarasota, Fla.: (941) 922-9266.

AGAPE RETREAT HOUSE AND CERAMIC STUDIO -- Stay in an old traditional-style Japanese private home in the 800-year-old ancient capital city of Kamakura, Japan. Directed retreats, private retreats, spiritual direction and classes in Japanese ceramics and cooking are available. Explore this unique opportunity where East meets West in natural and cultural scenic beauty while soothing your spirit and discovering your artistic abilities. Phone/fax: (011) 81-467-25-0821. E-mail:

QUIET MOUNTAIN RETREAT in New Mexico -- Redondo Retreat Center in the sacred Jemez Mountains, 80 minutes from Albuquerque, pine forest with hiking trails, access to natural hot springs and breathtaking views. Options include sabbatical, guided retreats, privacy, reiki, massage, Native American-guided sweats. Other options include: tipi/house of prayer, ceremonies, shamanic journeying, drumming circle and day trips to Santa Fe, Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde, Colo. For more information write, call or e-mail: Sharon Palma, 7 Oso Place, Jemez Springs, NM 87025. Phone: (505) 829-3185. E-mail:

SAN DIEGO. The Spiritual Ministry Center 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:

CANTICLE SPIRITUALITY AND HEALING ARTS Center, Spokane, Wash. -- Provides ongoing opportunities for private, directed and guided retreats in a beautiful park-like setting along the Spokane River. Classes in tai chi, qigong, and yoga are available along with therapeutic massage and reiki treatments. Summer retreats: “Praying and Playing with the Story of the Universe” (guided), June 22-28, $400 “Come to the Quiet” (silent directed), July 13-19, $400; “Spiritual Spa Week,” Aug. 3-9, $400. Contact Jane Comerford, CSJ: (509) 483-6495,ext. 33. E-mail:


MINISTRY TO MINISTERS SABBATICAL: Follow the sun to San Antonio, Texas. “Come aside” to rest, reflect, relax and be renewed with other men and women seeking renewal of mind, body and spirit. For information write: MTM Program, 109 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, TX 78216-6311. Phone: (210) 349-9928. E-mail: Web site:


THE WEB OF LIFE ECOLOGY CENTER, Naugatuck, W.V., presents Earth Healing Training, Sept. 22-26. The facilitator is Warren Grossman, PhD, of the Institute of Light, Pepper Pike, Ohio. Dr. Grossman authored “To Be Healed by the Earth.” Cost is $700. For information call: (304) 393-4103. E-mail:

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:

SPEAK SPANISH IN MEXICO. Total immersion program in Cuernavaca Language School. E-mail: Web site: International Office: PO Box 4233, Windham, NH 03087-4133. Phone: (603)437-9714; Fax: (603)437-6412.

LEARN TO SPEAK SPANISH at the Maryknoll Language Institute in Cochabamba, Bolivia in the heart of Latin America. Basic, intermediate, advanced courses and a summer program (mid June to July 31). Small classes, and cultural orientation to Latin America. Contact us: Registrar, Instituto de Idiomas, Casilla 550, Cochabamba, Bolivia, Phone: (011) 591-4-4241521. Fax: (011) 591-4-4241187. E-mail:

CENTER OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE -- Spanish to suit your needs, individualized instruction by professional, experienced teachers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Phone: (809) 530-7234. Fax: (809) 530-2364. E-mail: Or:

INTENSIVE PASTORAL SPANISH at Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas: Adult learning in a multicultural faith community; small classes, outstanding faculty. Beginner/intermediate offered year-round in three-week blocks. Immersion experience in Guadalajara, Mexico, for advanced students. Initial certifications by the USCC/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

IMMERSION IN SPANISH LANGUAGE and Culture course, June 22-July 10, 2003, in Miami, Fla. Designed for religious, priests, deacons, seminarians and laity interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic ministry. Recommended for beginners. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 7700 SW 56th St., Miami, FL 33155. Phone: (305) 279-2333. E-mail:


HAVE YOU ever thought of becoming a priest? A dedicated layman? Would you like to reflect, be guided and live in an atmosphere conducive to such a process of discernment? Find out about The Eudists’ House of Discernment, San Diego, Calif. Call Fr. Andres Arrango, CJM, at: (619) 583-9181. Email: Web site:

SINGLE? EMPLOYED? Love the poor? Call Franciscan Sisters of Joy: (402) 551-8151.

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Employment Wanted

EX-MILITARY CHAPLAIN -- MA and JCL, diocesan faculties and tribunal experience Seeking employment with diocesan tribunal. E-mail:

ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST (in good standing), PhD in theology. Thirty years experience as university teacher. 28 of these years, director of campus ministry. Seeking part-time work as teacher and/or campus minister. Strong academic background in scripture (New Testament), social justice ( race-relations, liberation theologies), religion and culture (religion and media). Also an accomplished musician and connoisseur of African Tribal art. Homilies on Internet: References and curriculum vitae on request. Contact me at:

Employment Opportunities


PRESIDENT -- Catholic Memorial High School seeking dynamic president to lead community of 1,000 students and faculty. Located in Waukesha County, the most rapidly expanding county in Wisconsin. Catholic Memorial High School is recognized throughout the region for its strong tradition of excellence in promoting Catholic ideals, academic and co-curricular areas. Preferred candidate will possess outstanding skills in strategic planning, fund raising, collaboration, marketing and recruitment. Qualifications: active participation in Catholic faith, previous experience in education and master’s degree (minimum) in related field. Cover letter, resume and credentials due April 22. Marilec Burczyk, Catholic Memorial High School, 601 E College Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Phone: (262) 542-7101 ext. 246. E-mail: Web site:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR PARISH MINISTRIES -- 35 hours per week. This position provides administrative and clerical support to the director of religious education, the leaders of Spanish speaking ministries, leaders of other parish ministries and office staff. Fluency in Spanish including the ability to translate, write and interpret is desired. Please send resume to: Search Committee, St. Leo Church, 601 W. Agua Caliente Road, Sonoma, CA 95476.


CAMPUS MINISTER/PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- The Newman Center at Eastern Kentucky University, an extension of St. Mark Church in Richmond, Ky., seeks a full-time campus minister/pastoral associate to guide and mentor students, coordinate RCIA and provide a strong Catholic presence on campus. Requirements include a MA in religion, theology or significant experience in campus ministry. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send cover letter and resume to: Fr. Pat Stewart, Newman Center, 405 University Drive, Richmond, KY 40475. Phone: (859) 623-9400 with any questions regarding the position. See detailed information at: and click on Newman Center. Campus information may be obtained at

CAMPUS MINISTER/DIRECTOR, University of Minnesota-Morris seeks full-time campus minister/director for Newman Center at small, public, liberal arts university in west-central Minn. Ten-month contract. Preferred qualifications: Theology/ ministry MA, CCMA certified, experience in campus ministry, leadership development, retreat/service project coordination, peer minister advising, prayer leading and campus outreach. Application Deadline: April 15. Send cover letter, resume, three references to: Search Committee, Newman Center, 306 E. 4th St., Morris, MN, 56267. For info, contact Fr. Alan Wielinski: (320) 589-3003.

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- St. Albert the Great Newman Parish in Las Cruces, N.M., is seeking a fulltime person to serve as the director of campus ministry. St. Albert’s is vibrant and growing university parish that serves the student faith community of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. The director of campus ministry will be responsible for directing programs ranging from retreats, adult confirmation, social activities to social justice. As a member of the parish pastoral team, the director will work with the student campus ministers and a leadership team developing programs and will also serve as a resource for the parish. A master’s degree in pastoral ministry or a related field is required as well as a sensitivity to the specific needs of university students. Review of applications begins April 15. If interested, contact Chuck Boehmer, St Albert the Great Newman Parish, 2615 South Solano, Las Cruces, NM 88001. Phone (505) 522-6202. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- Saint Mary’s College, located in Notre Dame, Ind., has an opening for a full-time, academic year, campus minister. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: plan and coordinate liturgical minister education and formation, develop formation for peer leadership in retreat ministry and plan retreats, supervise sacristan and student mass coordinators and assist in ministry to the sick and spiritual guidance. Shared ministry often includes collaboration with students, staff and faculty. Serve as a professional staff member for the division for mission. Promote faith development in Catholic higher education. Qualifications include a master’s of divinity or appropriate degree in theology and one to three years of pastoral experience in a Catholic institution. Equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, theology of ministry and three letters of recommendation to: Director of Human Resources, Saint Mary’s College, Facilities Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556.


INTERIM CATHOLIC CHAPLAIN -- One-year appointment July 15, 2003-June 15, 2004. Serves as a member of the office of the chaplains. Coordinates and leads Catholic religious life on campus, as well as participating in the provision of leadership and support for the ecumenical and interfaith ministry of the office. Master’s degree in an appropriate field of study is preferred. Experienced professionals in campus ministry are sought. Open to clerics, lay and religious women and men. For complete details submit recommendation (testimonial letter from bishop or major superior if appropriate), and a letter of application to: Colgate University, Human Resources Department, Attn: Catholic Chaplain Search, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346. Phone: (315) 228-7565 or (315) 228-7171. E-mail:

CHAPLAIN -- Edgewood College is a small, Catholic liberal arts college located in Madison, Wisc. Edgewood College’s campus ministry office is seeking a full-time ordained chaplain for a 10-month position (Aug. 1 - May 31). Requirements: must be able to tap into young adults’ thirst for a spiritual connection with God; promote the understanding of Catholic identity within a diverse community of students, faculty and staff; be helpful, understanding, open-minded, flexible, willing to work on a team and committed to ministry and priesthood. Responsibilities: preside and preach at liturgy to college students, administer other sacraments, perform pastoral counseling/care with members of the college community and build the external visibility and effectiveness of the college as a Catholic institution with the diocese and the wider Catholic community. Qualifications: pastoral experience and CCMA certification or a commitment to work toward it. How to apply: please send cover letter, resume and a list of three references. Position is open until filled. Equal opportunity employer. Edgewood College, Human Resources - Chaplain, 1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, WI 53711. Fax: (608) 663-3295. Web site:

PRIEST CHAPLAIN -- St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, Mont. We currently have an excellent half-time opportunity for a priest/chaplain to join a rewarding work environment and ultimate quality of life. The priest/chaplain serves as the primary minister of the sacraments of the Roman Catholic church and provides spiritual care to patients, their families and the staff. He maintains the Eucharistic ministry program and supports the sacristan and volunteers. He participates in departmental and hospital efforts to enhance Catholic identity and mission and functions as an effective multidisciplinary team member. Qualified candidates must be an ordained Roman Catholic priest and have a letter of recommendation from bishop or religious superior, at least two units of clinical pastoral education and demonstrated ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team. This person must be compassionate, understanding and have the ability to work with diverse cultural and faith groups. St. Vincent Healthcare is nationally recognized for excellence in quality care and technological leadership. St. Vincent Healthcare is guided by a mission of compassionate care and service to the community. Montanans have the luxury of vacationing where they live and work. Yellowstone and Glacier National Park, world-class fly fishing in blue ribbon trout streams, miles of wilderness trails, whitewater rafting, snowmobiling and three ski resorts less than three hours away. Quiet suburbs, golf course condominiums or homes with acreage -- all only about 15 minutes away from any Billings destination. We provide a competitive salary, flexible benefits and interview/relocation assistance. Send resume to: Human Resources, Saint Vincent Healthcare, PO Box 35200, Billings, MT 59107-5200. Phone: (800) 237-9008. Fax: (406) 237-3175. E-mail:


LIVE THE BEATITUDES -- L’Arche is an international federation of communities that, in the spirit of the Beatitudes, creats homes that enable people with developmental disabilities to share their lives with people without developmental disabilities. L’Arche Irenicon in Haverhill, Mass., has an opening for a live-in assistant. Training, formation in the spirituality of L’Arche, room, board, health insurance and a generous stipend are provided. Phone: (978) 374-6928. Or e-mail:


HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH, the Jesuit parish in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., invites applications for position of full-time director of RCIA and adult education, to begin in mid-August. Requirements: master’s degree in theology and a willingness to walk the faith journey with RCIA candidates and returning Catholics. Send resume and references by May 15 to: Pastor, Holy Trinity, 3513 N St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007.

RETREAT/SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR -- full-time position at Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center to provide retreats, spiritual direction, programming for spiritual growth and coordination of retreat offerings. Knowledge of spirituality, theology and religious studies at a level normally acquired through the completion of a master’s degree with formal preparation as a spiritual director required. Five or more years experience as a retreat and spiritual director desired. Available July 1. Send cover letter and resume by April 25 to: Helen Elsbernd, FSPA, Director, Prairiewoods, 120 E. Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233.


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The Texas County Food Pantry (TCFP) search committee seeks a woman religious for the executive director’s position of TCFP, located in Houston, Mo. An applicant should have administrative and grant writing skills. Compensation package for full-time position offered. Interested applicants deadline May 16. Send resumes to: TCFP Search Committee, 102-A E Highway. 17, Houston, MO 65483-2036. Phone: (417) 967-4484. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION -- Active and growing parish of 950 households in suburban Houston near NASA has an opening for children’s faith formation director. Degree in religious education, theology or pastoral studies is preferred. Certified in Generations of Faith or family-center catechesis or its equivalent is required. Please send resume by April 19 to DFF Search Committee, St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Community, 3131 El Dorado Blvd., Houston, TX 77059-5100. Phone: (281) 286-7729. Fax: (281) 286-1256.


HISPANIC MINISTRY/SOCIAL CONCERNS - Holy Redeemer parish seeks full-time, bilingual (Spanish/English) director of Hispanic ministry/social concerns. Experience and related degree required. Send resume to: Holy Redeemer Church, Leo Langer, 503 W. Lyon, Marshall, MN 56358. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF LITURGY -- Large suburban parish seeking director of liturgy to begin July 1. Responsibilities: full-time position (with benefits), planning and coordinating liturgies for active parish with grade school, religious education programs, youth and adult ministries. Education and/or experience required. Resume and letter of interest: St. Isaac Jogues, Search Committee, 306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale, IL 60521.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY: Vibrant city parish of 700 families served by Holy Cross Priests, with K-eight school, near University of Notre Dame, has immediate opening for full-time director of music and liturgy to coordinate balanced parish music program as part of a pastoral team. Parish has well-established cantor program, adult choir, school children’s choir, youth ensemble and tradition of full and active community participation. Candidate must have knowledge and pastoral understanding of liturgy and music. Experience and excellent piano skills required. Salary: $25,000-30,000 with benefits plus weddings and funerals. Please send resume with references to: Search Committee, St. Joseph Parish, 211 N. St. Louis Blvd., South Bend, IN 46617. Or e-mail to:


OVERSEAS LAY MISSION. Live out your faith by walking with the poor of another land and helping to build a more just and compassionate world. Comboni Lay Missionaries have openings in Peru, South Africa, Ghana, and Kenya. Our application deadline for this year is April 15th. Our 4-month training program begins August 25th. Find out more by phone: (708) 354-2050. Or visiting our Web site:


DIOCESE OF LANSING, MICH., has a growing number of parish openings for qualified directors of religious education, directors of adult education/faith formation, coordinators of youth ministry and Catholic school principals. Active pastoral ministers association. Diocesan salary guidelines. Good benefits. Supportive diocesan staff. For application materials contact: Peter Ries, 228 N. Walnut St., Lansing, MI, 48933. Phone: (517) 342-2486. E-mail:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- The Catholic Community of St. Bridget, in Manchester, Conn., is accepting applications for the position of pastoral associate with particular responsibility for social ministry, both direct service and advocacy for justice. Application deadline: May 1. For job description please visit our Web site:

MAINE PARISH seeking pastoral associate -- MDiv or equivalent preferred; bachelor’s degree with religion minor required. Previous faith formation experience and pastoral work preferred. Salary dependent on education and experience. Health and pension benefits included. Submit work history, references and resume by April 30.More information or to apply: Search Committee, St. Matthew Parish, 19 Dora Lane, Limerick, ME 04048. Or e-mail:


SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Tampa, Fla., accepting applications for position of principal. Anticipated enrollment of 250 students grades EC-3 through eight. Candidate should be practicing Catholic with master’s degree in educational leadership or related field. Must have five years teaching and administrative experience preferably in Catholic school. Contact: Superintendent of Catholic Schools, PO Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200.

PRINCIPAL / THE FRANCISCAN SCHOOL -- The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, N.C., has an exciting opportunity for an energetic visionary to principal its K-eight parochial school. The Franciscan School, founded in August of 2000, is a state of the art educational facility possessing a strong and diverse faculty and a current enrollment of 550. Applicants must be practicing Catholics possessing a master’s degree, preferably in educational administration or curriculum and instruction. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a minimum of five years experience in instructional leadership, school management and human resources and have or be capable of obtaining a North Carolina principal’s certificate. Additionally, a commitment to community involvement and service is essential. The principal of the Franciscan School must be a caring and compassionate educator, enthusiastic and capable of collaboration with parents, faculty and a large parish staff. The start date is July 1. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, that includes medical, dental, life insurance, pension, paid vacation and holidays. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates should send their resume, a statement of educational philosophy and a listing of three references by April 30 to: Principal Search Committee, 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh, NC 27613. Material may also be faxed to: (919) 870-1790. Sent via e-mail to: For further information about the Franciscan School:

SEEKING PRINCIPAL for St. Louis School, Austin, Texas. 500 students (Preschool-8), accredited Texas Catholic Conference and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Recognized for academic excellence. Successful candidate is practicing Catholic who will foster the continued spiritual and educational achievement of the school in collaboration with excellent faculty, staff and parental support organizations. Candidate must hold master’s degree in education with three years successful administrative experience. Coursework should include at least 18 hours in educational administration. Candidate will exercise good leadership skills and enthusiasm for developing the long-range goals of the school. Resumes received no later than April 21. Search Committee, St. Louis Church, 7601 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78757.


PARISH DREs/CREs and youth ministers needed: Applicants are being sought for parish DRE, CRE and youth ministry positions in the diocese of Madison, Wis. Active DRE organization, supportive diocesan staff. For application materials, contact: Michael Nachman, PO Box 44983, Madison, WI 53744-4983. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Full-time position for a person with a master’s degree in the area of religious education/theological studies. Applicant must have a minimum of three years teaching experience and be a practicing Catholic. In addition to administrative skills, person must be a team player with the current parish staff and existing parish groups. Applicant must have ability to work in parish of all ages and backgrounds. Parish has an enrollment of 505 in parochial school and 130 in Sunday school of religion. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send resume to: Search Committee, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1350 Hearst Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (K-EIGHT) -- Coordinator of RCIA and other parish programs, 30 hours per week. The director of religious education is responsible for all educational parish programs for kindergarten through eighth grade and for coordinating the RCIA, small church communities and scripture program. Fluency in Spanish helpful. Please send resume to: Search Committee, St. Leo Church, 601 W. Agua Caliente Road, Sonoma, CA 95476.


DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Full-time director of youth ministry needed for well-established program in a 2,700-family parish in Chicago’s North Shore. A self-directed leader, experienced in working with high school students and adult volunteers for advisory board and activities, will provide growth opportunities including, retreats (Kairos background helpful), catechesis, service and more. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits. Please send resume to: Fr. Gustafson, 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Fax: (847) 234-9860. E-mail:

VIBRANT, VATICAN II PARISH in Staten Island, N.Y., is seeking a full-time youth minister in our active faith community to coordinate a comprehensive high school and junior high school youth ministry program. Must be a good communicator and must be willing to work collaboratively with a pastoral staff and lay leaders. Bachelor’s degree in theology or related field required. Must be a practicing Catholic, faith-filled, spirit-driven, self-motivated, imaginative, energetic, organized and reliable. Experience preferred. Competitive salary. Send resume and references to: Msgr. Joseph P. Murphy, Church of St. Clare, 110 Nelson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10308.

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St. Leo the Great Catholic Church located in beautiful Winston-Salem, N.C., is searching for a youth minister to continue and established Life Teen program. We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate, faith-filled individual to direct young people toward a meaningful, life-affirming journey with Christ. If you are a Catholic with a college degree, have a strong spiritual, faith-based background, are passionate about working with youth and have at least two years or more of practical experience as a youth minister, please consider this opportunity. St. Leo parish has an established Life Teen program centered on the Eucharist. The Life Teen Mass is held every Sunday at 5 p.m., during the school year. Our awesome Life Teen band leads praise and worship songs, many original. We have a dedicated core team made up of singles and couples and a committed group of parent volunteers. Most important however are the 150 and growing number of young people that participate in our spirit night (junior youth), life night (senior youth), other activities and retreats. Also, St. Leo’s recent additions to its family life center features a room dedicated to its youth, has a youth minister’s office, kitchenette and entertainment center. The position starting salary is competitive and negotiable depending on education and/or experience. We also offer an attractive benefit package. If interested, please contact: Jerry Felten, Director of Parish Operations, St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 335 Springdale Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27104. Phone: (336) 724-0561. Fax: (336) 724-7036.

YOUTH MINISTER -- Large, 4,500-family parish in Galleria area of Houston, seeks a full-time director of youth ministry. This position requires an experienced self-starter who can help build the faith of our youth. Team player committed to Vatican II vision needed who can work with staff, parents and highly motivated youth from grades six - 12. Not a Life Teen position, but spirit and enthusiasm a must. Position available now. Send resume to: Search Committee, St. Michael Catholic Church, 1801 Sage Road, Houston, TX 77056. E-mail:

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