National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 9, 2003

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SUMMER LISTINGS 2 -- St. Anthony Retreat Center, Marathon, Wis. June retreat was incorrectly priced at $400. Correct price: $450.


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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION SCHOOL -- Companion others, experience personal transformation. Ecumenical. Northwest Illinois. Weekends; monthly. INNERMISSION: (630) 879-2077.

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:

Parish Missions

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


PILGRIMAGE TO IONA AND LINDISFARNE -- Sept. 9-20. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 4220 Mercier, Kansas City, MO 64111. Phone: (816) 561-6855. E-mail: 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:


LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation near white sand beaches. Sarasota, Fla.: (941) 966-5933.

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:

FIVE-DAY SILENT CONTEMPLATIVE RETREAT, July 27 - Aug. 1, Robert Young, OFM and Mateo Guerrero, OFM. $310/$235. Come be nurtured by the goodness of God as you replenish yourself in this oasis of silence and meditation. It will be a time to feast on the “Joy of God’s Presence” (Ps. 16) and the bounty of table. This silent contemplative retreat will be an expression of gentle Franciscan care with time to contemplate God’s love in our hearts and in the heart of creation. San Damiano Retreat, Danville, CA 94526. Phone: (925) 837-9141. Web site:

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:


WINTER SABBATICAL - Jan. 5-Feb. 5, 2004. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation in this Southern California garden oasis. For information or to register contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: Web site:

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

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:

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:

MEXICO -- San David pastoral Spanish program. 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:

VOCATIONS -- Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site:


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:


Employment Wanted

THEOLOGIAN, TEACHER and spiritual director committed to supporting Christian communities that empower people to live more authentically and to love God, neighbor and self more deeply. Seeking part-time work: supply preaching, leading days of recollection, and retreat directing. Seminary teaching experience and academic background in liturgical theology, early church history, spirituality, and ecumenism. References and resume on request. E-mail:

Employment Opportunities


National Association of Catholic Diocesan Lesbian/Gay Ministries (NACDLGM) seeks part-time office administrator for day-to-day operation of the Association to support a network of US Catholic gay and lesbian ministries. We are seeking someone pastorally sensitive, and knowledgeable of Catholic teaching. This person will need to occupy office space locally, and function independently while working with the resource director, president, and board of directors. The position, which is available immediately, begins at 20 hours p/week, increasing as the Association grows. Salary is negotiable. Visit for complete job description. Please contact JoAnn Constantini at: (904) 565-1977. Or e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF PARISH ADMINISTRATION -- Resurrection Catholic Church, Moneta, Va., is seeking candidates for the director of parish administration position. Qualifications include BS or related degree and/or experience. A minimum of three years combined experience in business administration and financial management. Knowledge of facilities management helpful and computer systems necessary. Candidates should possess demonstrated organizational, management and interpersonal skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Send salary history with application. Deadline for application submittal is May 17. For additional information or to submit resume, please contact: Resurrection Catholic Church, PO Box 192, Huddleston, VA 24104.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR of the Institute of Spirituality -- Full-time position requires person with strong team, leadership, administrative and financial skills, who has three-five years experience at a retreat/spirituality center. Spiritual director with eight-10 years experience able to teach in the practicum, assist with training and supervision of individual supervision teams, coordinate and supervise the core team at Dominican Center and off-site spiritual formation programs in a variety of locations. Must be self-motivated, high energy, a risk taker, willing to travel, knowledgeable in adult learning, spiritual classics, discernment, spiritual and human development. Position begins mid-August. Send resume and salary requirements by May 30 to: Linda Reilly, Director of Human Resources, Grand Rapids Dominicans, Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 East Fulton St., Grand Rapids MI 49503. E-mail: Web site:


CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY seeks 10-month, full-time person, responsible for ecumenical ministry, to serve on team with three Catholic ministers and serve as director of multicultural relations. Master’s in theology or related area or with view to completion. Begins August 1. Interviews: May 5-14. Letter of interest, resume to: Sr. Adele Thibaudeau, OSF, Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217. E-mail:

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY, a Catholic, Jesuit university in Omaha, Neb., is seeking two full-time 10-month campus ministers beginning Aug. 1. For position descriptions and application information, please visit:

CAMPUS MINISTER - Walsh University invites applications for the fill-time position of campus minister. The campus minister is responsible for working with the director of campus ministry in ministering to the spiritual needs and personal/social development of the students, faculty and staff; coordinating various student ministry programs; collaborating with and being a supportive member of the student affairs team; taking a leadership role in fostering participation and involvement in the services and activities of the campus faith community. Walsh University is a Catholic institution located in North Canton, Ohio, that offers a liberal arts undergraduate education and a limited number of graduate programs at the master’s level. A commitment to the Judeo-Christian tradition, diversity and service learning is critical to the mission of the university. Minimum requirements: master’s degree (preferred) in theology, pastoral ministry/studies or related field and campus ministry programming experience or other related appropriate experience. Well-developed relational/collaborative skills are also a priority. The applicant must be Roman Catholic. Walsh University values a diverse community and is committed to equality in employment. Send applications to: Human Resources, Walsh University, 2020 Easton St. N.W., North Canton, OH 44720.


CHAPLAIN -- This part-time position is open at Madonna Manor in Salinas, Calif. The manor is a 65-room, independent living facility for senior women owned and operated by the California Catholic Daughters of the America Home, Inc., a nonprofit, charitable organization. The chaplain’s main responsibility is to celebrate daily Mass and to offer the sacrament of reconciliation every other week. To apply, please contact: Maria R. Keilman, 1335 Byron Dr., Salinas, CA 93901. Phone: (831) 758-0931. E-mail:


SACRED HEART CHURCH in Atlanta announces an opening for a full-time parish life coordinator. The primary objective of this position is to welcome new parishioners and to promote full participation of all parishioners in the life of the community. The parish life coordinator will also assist the pastor and others with communication needs relative to parish life. Ideally, the parish life coordinator will be a practicing Catholic with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, effective oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills. Ability to work most weekends is a requirement. Please submit resumes to: Robert Rivers, Sacred Heart Church, 353 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308. Resumes may also be submitted via fax: (404) 524-5440. Or e-mail to:


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT -- Cistercian Preparatory School, Dallas. Cistercian Preparatory School seeks a creative and motivated director of development to lead a comprehensive program in support of the school community. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Cistercian is a boy’s school with 350 students in forms I to VIII (grades five-12). The alumni number more than 900. Founded by Cistercian monks in 1962, the school provides the finest college preparatory education in the context of a 900-year monastic history. The director of development reports directly to the headmaster for the creation and maintenance of the ongoing, comprehensive program of institutional advancement, encompassing alumni affairs, communications and marketing and fund raising of all sorts. The efforts are designed to promote understanding, acceptance and support among the various publics (alumni, parents, alumni parents, prospective students, businesses, foundations and friends) for the mission of the school and obtain the human and financial support to continue its successful mission into the next 40 years. Successful candidates will possess excellent verbal and writing skills, organizational ability that is multitasked, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a team. In addition, it is preferred that the candidate is able to exhibit the following: experience in the area of development, demonstrated ability to lead/supervise a wide array of institutional advancement programs including annual planned giving and capital campaign programs. Address all inquiries and requests for application packets to: Cistercian Development Director Search, Robert F. Shea, Shea Consulting Services, 7601 Churchill Way, Suite 1116, Dallas, TX 75251. Phone: (972) 458-7755. E-mail: Web site:


DIRECTOR PASTORAL FORMATION -- The Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s St. Francis Seminary has a full-time opening for director of pastoral formation beginning July 1. This position will coordinate and direct the pastoral formation program as a member of the seminary administration/faculty, with responsibility for pastoral formation activities in the graduate programs (supervised ministry placements, CPE, internships). Required: three-five years experience in active ministry; practicing Catholic in good standing. Preferred: doctorate in theology or ministry, experience in multicultural ministry and Spanish language ability, specific training in ministerial supervision, experience supervising ministerial students. Full benefit package, competitive salary. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, transcripts and three letters of recommendation (to be reviewed beginning May 1) to: Director of Human Resources, Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Central Offices, PO Box 070912, Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Growing parish of 1,200 families seeks enthusiastic and knowledgeable Catholic as full-time faith formation director. Minimum of BA in related field of study and parish/faith formation experience. Position requires strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal and basic computer skills. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: pre-K through fifth grade faith formation, RCIA, VBS and adult education. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Starts July 1. Send resume, salary expectations, and three references to: DFF Search, Attn: Wally Haarsgaard, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 4145 Johnson St., High Point, NC, 27265. Web site:

DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION -- A new full-time position open at St. Thomas the Apostle in Riverside, Calif. A parish of 1,500 families. This position will provide for the spiritual and educational development of our parishioners. Specific responsibilities of this position to include: Returning Catholics Program, RCIA, regular catechetical workshops for parishioners, organize annual weeklong parish retreat, training and mentoring of catechists and parent catechetical component for sacrament programs. Please provide resume with references to: Search Committee, St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 3774 Jackson St., Riverside, CA 92503. Fax: (909) 354-7402.


HIGHLY ACTIVE, DYNAMIC, and faith-filled parish, St. Basil the Great, Brecksville (Cleveland), Ohio, seeks to employ and minister with a full-time music director. We are a large suburban parish of 3,000 families that believes joyful, prayerful worship is at the core of our identity and community. We are a parish family whose mission is clearly in line with the Second Vatican Council. Although we tend to be more contemporary in spirit, we understand and value traditional forms of music. We are open to discussing the final job description and understanding of a parish music director; however, we do expect the following in an applicant: a college degree in music (MA preferred), strong vocal skills, exceptional skills on the keyboard, minimum five years experience as a music director, collaborative leadership, liturgical planning experience and one who can develop existing choir and cantor programs. Salary range: $40,000-plus, appropriate benefits, and customary funeral and wedding stipends. To apply, send a formal letter of interest, a resume and a list of references to: Fr. Bill Dickinson, 8700 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- Full-time parish/school position in vibrant, desirable Bellingham, Wash., 1,500-household multicultural community. Parish has established musically diverse program with choirs/cantors at five weekend liturgies, including Spanish and Life Teen Masses; K-eight choral/band; new three manual Prestige in recently renovated church music ministry area, 1920 two manual Austin in loft, Samick grand piano, keyboard and diverse percussion. The successful candidate will possess proven skills in organ, piano, voice, choral direction, cantor training, composing/arranging for voice/instruments, knowledge of Catholic liturgy and bachelor of music (master’s preferred). Bilingual a plus. Pastoral team player. Church hosts concerts and interfaith choir festival. Salary $41,000, plus benefits, or commensurate with experience, plus stipends for weddings, funerals, and so forth. Send resume to: Search Committee, Church of the Assumption, 2116 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Phone: (360) 733-1380 ext. 25. Fax: (360) 733-5644. E-mail:

CHOIR DIRECTOR -- This is a full-time position at a growing (1,600 families) Roman Catholic parish in north suburban Kansas City, Mo. The candidate must have vocal and choir skills (choirs: adult, two children’s, funeral, handbell, folk). Candidate must also have a BA in music and/or music education as the position is also teaching music in the grade school two days a week and some organ/piano and cantor skills. Practicing Catholic preferred. Ability to meet and deal with children, adults and full-time liturgist. Administrative skills helpful. Salary range: $25,000-plus and benefits, depending upon experience and diocesan guidelines. Serious candidates will receive information about the parish and school. Begins Aug. 1. Apply to: Fr. James Urbanic, St. James Church, 309 S. Stewart Road, Liberty, MO 64068. Phone: (816) 781-4343. E-mail:

LITURGIST -- This is a full-time position at a growing (1,600 families) Roman Catholic parish in north suburban Kansas City, Mo. The candidate must have competence and experience in Catholic worship, organ/piano skills preferred, ability to meet and deal with people. Responsible for training all liturgical ministers, supervision of fulltime choir director, art and environment. Large volunteer corps and other musicians available. Fourteen rank pipe organ and grand piano. Administrative skills helpful. Must be Catholic. Salary range: $29,000-$32,000-plus and benefits, depending upon experience and diocesan guidelines. Serious candidates will receive information about the parish. Begins July 1. Apply to: Fr. James Urbanic, St. James Church, 309 S. Stewart Road, Liberty, MO 64068. Phone: (816) 781-4343. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC/MUSIC TEACHER -- Seeking a qualified person for position of K-eight music teacher two-fifths time at a Catholic school and three-fifths time as parish director of music. Must be competent organist/pianist, direct adult and children’s choirs, oversee cantor program and have excellent liturgy planning skills. Competitive salary and benefits. Send application and two written recommendations to: Fr. Michael Ciccone, St. Pius V Parish, 55 Elmhurst Ave., Providence, RI 02908. Phone: (401) 751-4871.

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: May 15 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.


HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER -- Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful seeks human resource manager to develop new department and promote the association’s vision of global mission in service to the poor. We look for a generalist who brings a pastoral approach and shares our vision while developing human resource policies and procedures, staffing, training and holistic care services for 125 regional members in 16 countries and for staff of 30. Requirements: degree (MA preferred), minimum five years human resource experience, management background, former missioner or crosscultural experience strongly preferred. Available immediately; send resume, personal statement of interest, salary requirements by June 1 to: Selection Committee, Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful, PO Box 307, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0307. E-mail:


PARISH LEADER -- A young, involving and growing parish, Pax Christi, seeks a full-time pastoral associate who will participate in a one-year internship before becoming a pastoral director of the parish in Lexington, Ky. Requirements include a MA in theology or equivalent and some parish leadership experience. Apply by sending a cover letter and resume before June 1 to: Liz Wendeln, Office of Parish Leadership, 1310 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40508-2048. Phone: (859) 253-1993, ext. 251.

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Our Lady of the Valley parish, Green Valley, Ariz. (near Tucson), is seeking a Catholic sister to assist and collaborate with the pastor in overseeing the parish pastoral ministries and in the administration of the parish. This is a full-time, 12-month position in a parish with 1,500 registered households, primarily retirees. A master’s degree in pastoral theology or related field is desired. Salary and benefits are in accord with diocesan guidelines for sisters’ stipends. Please send resume and references to: Pastoral Associate, Our Lady of the Valley Parish, 505 N. La Canada Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614. Phone: (520) 625-4300. Fax: (520) 625-1084. E-mail:


PRESIDENT, FRANCISCAN SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, owned and operated by the Order of Friars Minor, province of St. Barbara, member school of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, Calif. The Franciscan School of Theology seeks an experienced administrator with a proven record of institutional advancement with a PhD or its equivalent in theology or a related field. Applicants must be members of the Franciscan family, ordained or lay, who support the Franciscan theological tradition and educational mission, and the ecumenical mission of the Graduate Theological Union. Application deadline: July 1. Apply to: Presidential Search Committee, Franciscan School of Theology, 1712 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709.

PRESIDENT, ALL HALLOWS HIGH SCHOOL -- Oldest Christian Brothers School in United States, 500 all-male student body, located in the Bronx, N.Y. Inner-city school with exceptional track record of success. Candidate must be practicing Catholic with master’s degree in education or related field. ten years of teaching or administration experience, excellent communication skills, fiscal management expertise and fund raising savvy. Respond by May 23. Send resume to: All Hallows Search Committee, 33 Pryer Terrace, New Rochelle, NY 10804. Fax: (914) 636-0021. E-mail:

INTERIM PRESIDENT, June 2003-July 2004 -- The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall, an all-girls Catholic high school with over 450 students, located in Milford, Conn., is seeking an experienced Catholic educator for one-year assignment as interim president of the school. The interim president is responsible for the operation of the school. Prior head/president experience preferred. Strong administrative and communication skills required. Send resume to: Search Committee, 249 Steele Road, West Hartford, CT 06117. Fax: (860) 233-0065. E-mail:


SACRED HEART SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY -- A second career/adult seminary in metropolitan Milwaukee, seeks a priest as full-time associate director of spiritual formation available August. Requirements: master’s degree in spirituality, psychology, sacred sciences or equivalent. Experience in spiritual direction/formation necessary. Responsibilities include one-on-one advising and group sessions with possibilities for teaching. Ideal position for retired/senior priest wishing involvement in priestly formation ministry. Send letters of inquiry and/or resumes by June 15 to: Director of Spiritual Formation, Sacred Heart School of Theology, PO Box 429, Hales Corners, WI 53130-0429. Fax: (414) 425-6999.


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.

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS -- St. Mary’s Ryken, an independent Roman Catholic college preparatory school, seeks an Associate Principal for Student Affairs. This newly established position is crafted to centralize all student life administrative functions into one office. In this office is housed the responsibility for all aspects of student life outside the classroom: extra curricular affairs, clubs, school-sponsored school social functions, campus ministry, athletics, and student leadership organizations. The Office of Student Affairs will be the center for student advocacy, guiding students through the developmental experience in forming good judgments about their own lives, exercising leadership among peers, and developing responsible habits of social behavior. The Associate Principal along with the Associate Principal for Academic Affairs forms the Principal’s administrative team for the institution. The position is a 12-month annual appointment with responsibilities for summer enrichment programs and day camp activities. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Administration, Guidance and Counseling, or equivalent familiarity with and commitment to mission driven secondary school administration in a Roman Catholic context experience in College Preparatory teaching and/or administration. St. Mary’s Ryken is a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School and is located in historic St. Mary’s County, Maryland in Leonardtown on a bucolic 105-acre waterfront campus on Breton Bay within one hour’s drive of Washington D.C. Salary is competitive and commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate. Please submit a resume and cover letter to: Office of Human Resources, St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonardtown MD 20650.


ACTIVIST -- Work for economic and environmental justice in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Connecticut and New York. Grassroots Coalition, PO Box 369, Libertytown, MD 21762. Phone: (301) 898-0891.


SUPERINTENDENT OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS -- Diocese of Galveston-Houston. The superintendent is the educational leader and chief administrator of Catholic schools in the diocese. Applicant requirements include an advanced degree in educational administration, educational leadership or another appropriate discipline, preferably an earned doctorate in one of these areas. Candidate should also have a minimum of five years involvement in Catholic schools as administrator and must be a practicing Catholic. Diocesan office experience desirable; knowledge of the Spanish language a plus. Resumes may be sent to: Superintendent Search, Diocese of Galveston-Houston, Personnel Office, PO Box 907, Houston, TX 77001-0907. E-mail:


ST. MARY’S RYKEN -- an independent Roman Catholic college preparatory school, seeks teachers in the following subjects for the 2003-2004 academic year: religion, chemistry and art. St. Mary’s Ryken is a Xaverian Brothers sponsored school and is located in historic St. Mary’s County, Maryland in Leonardtown, on a bucolic 105-acre waterfront campus on Breton Bay within one hour drive of Washington D.C. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Office of Human Resources, St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.


DIRECTOR -- The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of the Archdiocese of Seattle has an opening for a full-time director. Minimum qualifications include BA in a related field; minimum five years demonstrated successful leadership/management experience; experience in camping, outdoor ministry, youth sports/athletics and/or retreats; experience in fund-raising and/or development-related activities; experience in staffing boards, committees and other leadership groups; strong demonstrated competence in interpersonal and public relations skills and active member of a parish/faith community in good standing with the church. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. For a copy of the job description, requirements and application packet please call: (206) 382-2070. Web site:

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Let the Holy Spirit guide you to God’s country - beautiful Sonoma County in Northern California. St. Eugene’s Cathedral Parish is looking for a dynamic, open-minded individual with experience in comprehensive youth ministry. With 1,650 families, St. Eugene’s is a flourishing, active, faith-based community. The successful candidate will join the parish youth ministry development team in fostering the personal and spiritual growth of our young people in grades seven-12. Necessary qualifications include five years of comprehensive youth ministry experience, and active member of a Roman Catholic parish and a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Salary ranges from $35,000-$40,000, plus benefits. Come and fulfill your life’s mission with us. Resumes may be submitted by April 28 by mail to: CYM Search, Dept. of Youth Ministry, 320 10th St., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Fax: (707) 566-3320. E-mail:

DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- The Diocese of Jefferson City, Mo., is seeking applicants for the position of director of youth ministry. The director is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive diocesan program for youth ministry. Applicants must be Roman Catholics in good standing with at least three years experience as a paid parish or diocesan youth minister, college level education, preferably a degree in theology or ministry and youth ministry training. Salary is in accord with experience and education including full benefits package. Send resumes with references to: Mr. Jim Kemna, PO Box 417, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Phone: (573) 635-9127, ext. 228. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR -- Vibrant, 3,500- family parish in San Pedro, Calif., seeking full-time coordinator of youth ministry. Successful candidate will join collaborative pastoral team. Responsibilities include coordination of leadership, service, social and spiritual activities for junior and senior high youth. Bachelor’s degree and certification in youth ministry preferred. Send cover letter, resume to: Fr. Tom Glynn, Holy Trinity Parish. Fax: (310) 833-1134. E-mail: ParishOffice@HolyTrinitySP.Org

YOU’VE GOT TO BE A LITTLE NUTS to work in youth ministry. If you are and if you love being Catholic and working with teens, we want you. We are an exciting Catholic community located in central New Jersey (hour from New York City, hour from Philadelphia) seeking a dynamic, faith-filled and passionate practicing Catholic to minister to the high school students of our community. The lucky candidate will work in a collaborative setting at our spirited Vatican II parish of 1,800 families as part of a youth ministry staff and parish pastoral team. The candidate will be expected to enthusiastically support our existing youth ministries and to enhance them via the development of new ministries. Our existing program is a vibrant and comprehensive high school youth ministry with strengths in service/justice ministries and small faith communities. The ideal applicant will be fun loving, creative and committed to comprehensive Catholic youth ministry “Renewing the Vision.” Bachelors degree required, theological training and experience a plus. Deadline for all inquiries is May 15. If you’ve got what it takes to change lives (and we all do), e-mail your resume and letter of intent (why do you want to do youth ministry?) to:

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

YOUTH MINISTER for large suburban Maryland parish. Responsibilities for faith formation for junior and senor high school, including confirmation program, religious education classes, retreats and community service experiences. Must be able to work collaboratively with pastor, associate pastor and large parish staff, both volunteer and professional. Bachelor’s degree in religious education or a related field required. Graduate degree preferred. Experience preferred. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Send resume and references to: Youth Ministry Search Committee, St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, 12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. Fax: (301) 625-9266. E-mail:

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.

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Growing community of St. Paul’s in Nampa, Idaho, is seeking a full-time person to implement comprehensive youth ministry to 1,600-family bilingual parish. Seeking an organized leader who can empower others and work collaboratively. Spanish-speaking helpful. Experience preferred. Send resume: Youth Search Committee, 1515 8th St. S., Nampa, ID 83615. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTER -- Large Northeast parish seeks applicants for the position of youth minister. Responsibilities include providing catechesis for youth in grades nine-12, as well as developing opportunities for service and fellowship, communication with pastoral staff and recruiting and training adult leaders. The candidate should be a self-starter, well organized with good communication skills. Computer skills a plus. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in theology, religious education or comparable, with some experience in the field. Salary is competitive with full benefits. Interested applicants should send letter and resume to: Rev. J. Barry Furey, St. Thomas More Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien, CT 06820. Fax: (203) 655-8901.

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