National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 18, 2003

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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:

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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:


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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:


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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:

Spanish Studies

GUATEMALA - Study Spanish, internship, volunteer work, tours to Tikal. Web site:

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 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:

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 Manual 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:

CENTRO MAYA: Immersion Spanish in Guatemalan Highlands. Individual instruction, room, board, activities: $130 weekly. Visit: Or write:

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:


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:

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DIARMUID O’MURCHU, MSC: “Religious Life -- A Prophetic Vision,” July 11; “Reclaiming Spirituality,” July 12-13, at Holy Cross Center, 357 Island Pond Road, Manchester, NH. Inquiries: BERAKAH, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263. Phone: (603) 435-7271. Fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail:


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

Employment Opportunities


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.


DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- St. Albert the Great Newman Parish in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 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, NM. 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, New Mexico 88001. Phone (505) 522-6202. 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:


ST. THERESA -- The Little Flower Parish, Reno, Nev. New pastor, city parish, more than 4,000 families, six Masses in English, three in Spanish, seeks a parish administrator. Candidate should have parish experience, administrative skills and people skills. Be a team player familiar with contemporary theology. Bilingual preferred. Send resume to: Fr. Robert E. Buchanan, 1138 Wright St., Reno, NV 89509. Phone: (775) 323-6894. Fax: (775) 323-6749. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF ADOLESCENT CATECHESIS -- Parish of 3,800 households with approximately 300 young people in high school youth ministry and 300 in junior high youth ministry. Responsibilities will include curriculum refinement and design for junior high or high school that takes place in intergenerational groups. In addition to this curriculum, responsibilities will include leadership in sacramental catechesis toward the sacrament of confirmation, which is celebrated in the high school years. Existing vision and praxis for high school program is RCIA-like in nature. This role will serve as co-director of youth ministry with another person who would be responsible for youth evangelization. Please send resumes to: Fr. Pat Brennan and Youth Ministry Search Committee, 2515 Palatine Road, Inverness, IL 60067. Fax: (847) 359-0639. 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.


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:


FULL-TIME DIRECTOR of diaconate formation and lay ministry to coordinate and oversee the permanent diaconate and lay ministry formation program for the Diocese of Reno, Nev. Master’s degree required in an applicable field. Experience preferred. Salary range: $36,000-$48,000. Application deadline: April 30. Request for application and further job description in care of: Br. Matthew Cunningham, FSR, Chancellor, 290 S. Arlington Ave., Suite 200, Reno, NV 89501. Phone: (775) 326-9249. Fax: (775) 348-8619.


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:


ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY MINISTER -- Director of liturgy and music ministry. St. Bonaventure University seeks applicants for a full-time associate university minister whose primary responsibility will be fostering the liturgical life of the university. Strong music skills with liturgical experience needed. The duties would include planning and scheduling all liturgical services, preparing liturgical ministers and leading the music ministry. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent interpersonal skills, working collaboratively with members of the university ministry team and other members of the university community. Additionally, this person could serve as a minister-in-residence, which includes an apartment, meal plan and an additional stipend. An MA degree in liturgical music, liturgy or equivalent required. Application deadline: April 30 or until position is filled. Send resume and cover letter and three professional references to: Robert M. Donius, Vice President for University Ministries, PO Box AR, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778. For further information phone: (716) 375-2600.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY -- Progressive parish in Virginia Beach, Va., is looking for a full-time director in keeping with the spirit of Vatican II. Responsibilities: directing choirs, planning music for all liturgies. Qualifications: proficient in piano, voice, organ and choral directing skills; thorough knowledge of liturgical music and Catholic liturgy; music degree preferred and effective communication skills. Experience required. Salary $26,000 to $30,000 depending on experience. Send resume, cover letter, current position and references by May 30 to: Search Committee, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1396 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23453. Position description available at:

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR LITURGY and music -- Full-time position with culturally diverse parish of 2,300 families with six weekend liturgies. General responsibilities include coordinating liturgical ministers (lectors, greeters, artists, CLOW and so forth); training, developing, accompanying or leading liturgical musicians, cantors and choir directors and members. Qualifications include Catholic liturgical theology degree, proficiency in organ/piano/voice, experience in multicultural parish and good communication skills. Send resume and references by May 15 to: Greg McNabb, St. Anthony Parish, 314 S. Fourth St., Seattle, WA 98055. Phone: (425) 255-3132. E-mail:

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:

LITURGY AND ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR, pianist. Progressive, musically diverse (pop, rock, gospel, Latin American styles and so forth) suburban Atlanta parish of 4,000-plus families seeking energetic, versatile, spirit-filled person with a good understanding of liturgical planning and pacing. Because we have seven Masses (one Spanish Mass), duties of liturgical ministry training and ensemble directing are shared collaboratively with another person. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in music, exceptional piano and vocal skills, experience in arranging for voice and instruments. Salary and benefits are very competitive plus stipends for special events. Send resume: Attn. Liturgy Search Committee, Transfiguration Catholic Church, 1815 Blackwell Road N.E., Marietta, GA 30066. Phone: (770) 977-1442. Fax: (770) 578-1415.


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 calling (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:

SUMMER JOBS AT RING LAKE RANCH -- A spiritual retreat ranch. Wind River Mountains in Wyoming. Volunteer/paid positions, cooks and ranch hands. Mid-May - Sept. Room/board plus weekly salary. Contact: Web site:


LEAD ORGANIZER FOR UNITED ACTION -- Exciting statewide faith-based power organization on the move with strong Catholic leadership. Seeks strong individual to identify, train and organize community leaders to address local/regional issues in different parts of state (for example, housing, education and others). Must be strategic thinker, willing to take risks, self-motivated and have a desire to work for justice. Bilingual a plus. Salary $35,000 - $45,000. Benefits, development opportunities. E-mail resume/letter to:


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:

PASTORAL ASSISTANT, parish life and worship. Growing parish in Swedesboro, N.J. Our staff is made up of pastoral assistants collaborating with the pastor. Position coordinates homebound, marginalized, social justice and worship. Experience and degrees are pluses. Part-time, open to future full-time. Deadline: May 1. Send resume: Saint Joseph Church, 140 Broad St., Swedesboro, NJ 08085. E-mail:

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:


PRESIDENT for San Miguel School, Providence, R.I., a Lasallian middle school for boys in the San Miguel/Nativity School model ( or Deadline: May 1. Letter of intent and resume: San Miguel Search Committee, Christian Brothers Center, 635 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI 02882. For description contact provincial secretary: (401) 789-0244. Or:


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 -- All Saints Regional Catholic School, Glen Cove, N.Y. All Saints is a Middle States accredited Catholic elementary school on the north shore of Long Island serving five local parishes, that is dedicated to educating approximately 500 students in nursery through eighth grade within a family-centered Catholic community. This Catholic school is integral to the ministries of education and formation in each of the parishes that comprise the school community. The principal has overall responsibility for the fullest attainment of the school’s mission, including but not limited to: education and development programs, integration of faith within the school community, fund raising, technology, continued professional development of faculty and staff, facility/personnel/budget and finance management. Qualities and competencies include: the ability to work in a regionalized setting and be forward-looking with a strong commitment to Catholic education, to build upon the school’s successes and to be capable of implementing change, maintain and continue to grow the school’s high degree of religious and academic standards. Successful candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic who will foster the continued spiritual and educational achievements of the school in collaboration with excellent faculty, staff, school board and parental support organizations. Candidate will exercise good leadership skills and enthusiasm for developing the long-range goals of the school. Candidate should have a master’s degree, New York state certification as a school administrator, a minimum of 10 years Catholic school teaching preferred and a minimum of 18 credits in post-Vatican II Catholic religious studies, or its equivalent in the Diocesan Religious Education Certificate Program. Applicants should send their resumes and cover letter no later than April 30 to: Search Committee, All Saints Regional Catholic School, 12 Pearsall Ave., Glen Cove, NY 11542. Fax: (516) 674-9137.

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:


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.


ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDET OF SCHOOLS -- The Catholic Schools Office overseeing the 50 schools of the Diocese of Metuchen, N.J., is soliciting applications for an associate superintendent who will work with the superintendent and two other associates. Responsibilities include the spiritual leadership and academic supervision of 16 elementary schools and six high schools, organizing diocesan conferences, assisting schools with e-rate applications, overseeing curriculum development for the secondary schools, coordinating diocesan testing programs and so forth. Preference is for a certified candidate who is a practicing Catholic with an MA and central office experience, has a minimum of five years teaching and administering in Catholic elementary and high schools, is proficient in the use of technology and is a strong proponent of Catholic education. This person should be able to work collaboratively as a team member under the supervision of the superintendent. Interested, qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, copies of credentials and three reference letters by April 25 to: Dr. Thomas E. Hart, Superintendent of Schools, St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, PO Box 191, Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191.


UNIQUE TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES in a Catholic High School, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Information at:


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:

CO-DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Director of youth evangelization and spirituality. The role of this person is to provide large group evangelization events for high school youth, social events for junior high and high school youth and the refinement and development of retreat programs for junior high and high school students with a special focus on retreats for later adolescents. This role will also involve work in the area of providing opportunities for social justice projects for junior high and high school youth. Interested parties please respond to: Fr. Pat Brennan and the Youth Ministry Search Team, 2515 Palatine Road, Inverness, IL 60067. Fax: (847) 359-0639. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Resurrection Parish, located in New Castle County, Del., is seeking a director of youth ministry to continue and expand a comprehensive parish youth ministry. This is a high energy Catholic community (without a parish school). Founded in the spirit of Vatican II, this parish has a strong commitment to social justice and liturgy. The youth minister must be a good communicator and must be willing to work collaboratively with a pastoral staff and lay leaders. Responsibilities include faith formation for junior and senior high school, confirmation preparation and young adult ministry. An MA in theology, religious education or related field preferred. Certification in youth ministry and a minimum of two years experience in youth service also preferred. Starting salary dependent on education and experience. Send resume and references to: Search Committee, Resurrection Parish, 3000 Videre Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808. Phone: (302) 366-1596. Fax: (302) 368-3536. For more information about Resurrection Parish and job description visit:

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Grades six-young adult. St. Ann’s parish in Lexington, Neb., is accepting resumes to fill this position by July 1. Looking for Catholic role model who enjoys teaching and working with youth/young adults. Applicant needs good organizational and motivational skills; must be able to work with others; be bilingual. Please send resume and letters of recommendation to: Fr. Donald A. Buhrman, St. Ann’s Church, PO Box 578, Lexington, NE, 68850-0578. Phone: (308) 324-4647. 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.

YOUTH MINISTRY/DRE for two mountain parishes in Colorado ski country. For information e-mail:

FULL-TIME, CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTER -- Our rapidly growing, vibrant parish of 1,200 families in beautiful northern Virginia (45 minutes west of Washington, D.C.) is searching for a youth minister who has passion for and experience with teen ministry. Individual will be responsible for enhancing our current teen program by implementing spiritual, social, and educational components. Degree in religious studies, theology or related field preferred. Experience working with teens required. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume with references to: Search Committee, St. Francis de Sales Parish, 37730 St. Francis Court, Purcellville, VA 20132. Phone: (540) 338-6381, ext. 115. Or e-mail resume to:

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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