National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 30, 2003

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WOMEN’S ROSARY BOOK -- “Circle of Mysteries” by Christin Lore Weber. Compelling book releasing unsuspected feminine power and grace. Phone: (800) 431-1579. Web site:


DE SALES/DE CHANTAL CONFERENCE -- “The Journey, the Place, the Adventure” will be the theme of this 21st annual gathering. July 31-Aug. 3, University of Missouri-St. Louis. The works and words of Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal will be offered through presentations, prayer and discussions. Contact: DeSales Resources and Ministries, Stella Niagara, NY 14144. Phone/fax: (716) 754-4948. E-mail:


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

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Hunger Day 2003

CHILDHOOD HUNGER is an unseen epidemic in our nation, one that nine million American children face. Childhood hunger grows even more acute during the summer, when literally millions of children don’t have access to the school lunches they normally depend upon. Join America’s Second Harvest and learn about the simple things you can do to make a big difference on June 5 at:


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

Irish Prints

ENCHANTING IMAGES of Ireland -- Note cards and matted prints:

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:

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:


BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE, East Chicago, Indiana, offers private and individually-directed silent retreats, including 30 days, year round in a prayerful home-setting. Phone: (219) 398-5047. E-mail: Web site:

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

MONTH-LONG “PRAYER OF THE HEART” retreat in beautiful Oregon. Live in a monastic setting and enjoy break days to beaches and mountains. July 1-31, $2215. Also private retreats anytime. Contact: Dorothy Pulkka, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Web site:

RELAX, REST, RENEW; a sabbatical that you design. Monastic setting in beautiful Oregon. Spiritual direction, daily Eucharist, classes, retreats. Outings to beaches and mountains. August-May or shorter periods. Men and women. Contact: Jo Morton, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: 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:

Spanish Studies

STUDY TOP-OF-THE-LINE PASTORAL SPANISH and the real Mexican cultural program, total immersion, one-on-one, customized, year-round, start anytime, go as long as you like tutorials. Special emphasis on pastoral care of Hispanics and on developing fluency in professionally oriented Spanish. Excellent faculty. Direct interaction with the Mexican church and the genuine Mexican culture reality. Contact: CIRIMEX, 205 Hill Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501. Phone: (641) 682-4264. Fax: (641) 684-4690. Guadalajara, Mexico, phone: 011-52-333-121-4878; Mexican fax: 011-52-333-121-7738. Worldwide e-mail:

LEARN 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. E-mail: Web site:

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


Employment Wanted

IRISH MISSIONARY PRIEST leaving Africa after 32 years service. Seeking chaplaincy work for sisters or brothers community or small rural parish. Available August/September. References from superiors. Reply: Fr. Ciaran. E-mail:

ORGANIST/CHOIRMASTER -- Retired priest available Sept. 1. Fr. Harry Pavelis, PO Box 88, Concord, CA 94522. Phone: (925) 825-8259.

Employment Opportunities


ASSOCIATE VOCATION DIRECTOR -- Glenmary seeks an associate director to promote, develop, foster and invite men to priesthood and brotherhood with the Glenmary Home Missioners. The person will be well trained in Catholic history, theology and doctrine with at least the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree and three-five years of professional experience. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the home missions and an ability to foster and maintain relationships with teenagers and young adults from multicultural backgrounds. Individual will possess good listening skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both personal and public settings. Ability to speak English and Spanish or willingness to develop Spanish-language skills. Position requires extensive travel and a high degree of confidentiality. Professional salary and benefits. Send resume to: Vocation Director, GHM, PO 465618, Cincinnati, OH 45246-5618. Or e-mail:


CAMPUS MINISTRY DIRECTOR -- Bishop Verot High School, Fort Myers, FL, seeks leadership for retreats, liturgical events, service projects and counseling. MA in religious studies or related field preferred. Mail resume to: Principal, 5598 Sunrise Dr., Ft. Myers, FL 33919. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- The College of Mount St. Joseph located in Cincinnati is accepting applications for the 10-month position of campus minister. The campus minister will be responsible for the development of activities and programs that promote the formation of our faith community on campus. This position offers the opportunity to be part of an expanding campus ministry department. Preferred candidates will have a master’s degree in theology or related field with extensive experience in ministry with young people and an understanding of liturgy and young adult development. Equal opportunity employer. For a complete job description and the application process, please visit Web site:

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY and community service -- Convent of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school, with a beautiful view of Long Island Sound from a 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Conn. Responsible for daily morning prayer, days of retreat, regular prayer services, liturgies and teaching in the upper school. This position also works to place young women in relationships with the marginalized, the oppressed and the poor. Full benefits package, competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Master’s degree in theology or related field. Three-five years experience. Experience in liturgy planning preferred. Contact: Mrs. Jayne Collins, Head of Upper School, 1177 King St., Greenwich, CT 06831. E-mail:


PRIEST, CHAPLAIN and director of campus ministry -- Diocese of Rochester, N.Y. Two exciting positions are open at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester. Campus ministry is well established at both of these colleges and the director will oversee all aspects of the Newman community. For applications and inquiries, contact Barbara Pedeville. Phone: (585) 328-3228, ext. 1215. E-mail:


L’ARCHE MOBILE is ecumenical, faith-based community of 18 adult persons with developmental disabilities (primary diagnosis: mental retardation) and live-in assistants who live, work and share their lives together. If you’d like to share your life in community with someone who needs you, please contact: Dennis O’Keefe, Director, L’Arche Mobile, 151 S. Ann St., Mobile, AL 36604. Phone: (251) 438-2094. E-mail:


HIV/AIDS COORDINATOR -- Catholic Charities, Atlanta, seeks coordinator of the HIV/AIDS ministry for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Please send cover letter and resume to: Cathy Hood, Secretary for Human Resources, Archdiocese of Atlanta, 680 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30308-1984. Fax: (404) 885-7497. E-mail:


DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR -- Franciscan School of Theology (a member school of the Graduate Theological Union). Responsible for school’s development program. Must have strong management capabilities in development, preferably in an academic environment. Salary: $47,000. Send resume to: Joyce McConeghey, Franciscan School of Theology, 1712 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709.


GENESIS MINISTRIES is a collaborative effort to provide comprehensive ministry to young professionals and college students, and engage them on their journey of faith. Genesis (encompassing five vicariates/deaneries) is looking for an executive director to oversee the development of this groundbreaking initiative for at least three years. Ideal candidates for this full-time opportunity should have some educational background in theology or religious studies, degree is preferred, three-five years experience in pastoral ministry and/or program management, youth and/or young adult experience a plus. Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to work well in a collaborative environment. For more information about this position, or to submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements, please contact: Genesis Search Committee, Attn: John Lajiness, 3665 E. Walton Blvd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326. Phone: (248) 373-6457, ext. 3107. Fax: (248) 373-5479. E-mail: Web site:


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Newman Hall/Holy Spirit Parish, an exciting and diverse urban university parish at the University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a sensitive, flexible and high-energy person to direct its faith formation (religious education) program for K-12 and to work in collaboration with staff in sacramental preparation. Master’s degree in theology or religious education with a minimum of two years experience is preferred. Position available mid-summer. Send inquiries and resume by June 30 to: Rev. Richard Sparks, CSP, Newman Hall, 2700 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704.


TRINITY HEALTH announces openings in mission leader positions in three of its Midwest hospital systems. Key responsibilities are taken from the following areas: mission, Catholic identity, values-based decision-making, spirituality and spiritual care, clinical and organizational ethics, community benefit ministries, education and culture formation. In addition to demonstrating the competencies of an organization leader in Trinity Health, the mission leader is expected to demonstrate a theological formation including a theoretical and practical understanding of the health care ministry of the church (including medical ethics and the ethical and religious directives for Catholic health care and the church’s social teachings.) Administrative, management or clinical experience a plus. Please send resume to: Carol N Murray, Trinity Health, 34605 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48331. Fax: (248) 489-6836. E-mail:


DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLA., is accepting resumes for full-time/part-time organists/music directors. Send to: Office of Worship, PO Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGICAL MUSIC -- Full-time position, open July 1, or until position is filled, for 1,800-family parish. The director of liturgical music will serve the parish as the principal musician and choir director. Responsibilities include the provision of liturgical music for the day school. Competitive salary and full benefits. Send resume and references to: Our Lady of Victory Parish, Attn: Pastor, 810 Neeb Road, Cincinnati, OH 45233. Fax: (513) 922-5476. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY -- The Catholic Community of Saint Ann, a growing parish of 515 families located in Clayton, N.C. (15 minutes east of Raleigh), has an immediate opening for a full time director of music and liturgy. The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic committed to stewardship, should possess a degree in music and have organ, piano and vocal skills. Knowledge of Spanish helpful, but not required. Send resume with cover letter, salary requirements and references to: DML Search Committee, The Catholic Community of Saint Ann, 4057 US Hwy 70 Business, West Clayton, NC 27520. Phone: (919) 934-2084. E-mail:

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES -- Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, N.J. Full-time position with benefits available August. Duties include: accompanist for cathedral English and Spanish choirs, organist for two weekend liturgies, weddings/funerals and archdiocesan events. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in organ or church music (master’s preferred), conducting skills, familiarity with Spanish language, knowledge of liturgical documents and computer literate. Salary commensurate with education/experience. Send resume to: John Miller, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St., Newark, NJ 07104. Fax: (973) 497-9336. Web site:

BENEDICTINE PARISH, seeking full-time director music ministry with background in traditional and contemporary Catholic music/liturgy. Plan and provide music for weekend masses, holy days, weddings, funerals, special events. Ability to direct established adult choir and develop additional music ministries. More than 1,000 families. 22-rank tracker organ, three octave handbells, piano, extensive choral library. Music degree required. Competitive salary/benefits. Send resume, references and salary requirements to: Suzanne Hoops, FCBA, St. Anselm Parish, 530 South Mason Road, St. Louis, MO 63141.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGICAL MUSIC -- Located in suburban Grand Rapids, Mich., a parish of 2,200 families seeks a full-time director who will prepare music for liturgical celebrations, direct several choirs (including adult choir, chancel choir, choirs for special liturgies, bell choir) and supervise children’s and youth choir programs. Keyboard (organ and piano), choral and vocal skills are required, as well as a good knowledge of liturgical music and Catholic liturgies. Must possess effective organization, communication and people skills, be able to work with the pastor and other musicians (both paid and volunteer) and have knowledge of various styles of liturgical music. BA or MA in music or liturgy preferred. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position available July. Send resume and references to: Music Search Committee, St. Robert Church, PO Box 369, Ada, MI 49301.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, to lead and encourage our parish community in participating and singing as a means of praising God in keeping with the spirit of Vatican II. Director will be responsible for all details of the music ministry in order to assist in bringing our parish liturgical celebrations to the next level. Candidates should be a practicing Catholic, have excellent vocal skills, be a collaborative team player and have good verbal, interpersonal and communication skills. Experience preferred. Fax resume to search committee: (813) 689-7492. Or e-mail:

LITURGY/MUSIC DIRECTOR: Full time position in vibrant, large suburban Atlanta parish (4,000 families). Joyful, prayerful worship is at the center of our identity and community. The successful candidate will possess proven skills in piano, familiarity with diverse contemporary musical styles, choral direction, composing/arranging for voice, instruments and knowledge of Catholic liturgy. A bachelors degree is preferred, excellent administrative skills a necessity as well as pastoral team player. Salary is nationally competitive and negotiable, includes benefits package, plus stipends for extra events. To apply, send a formal letter of interest, a resume and a list of references to: Msgr. Patrick Bishop, Transfiguration Catholic Church, 1815 Blackwell Road, Marietta, GA 30066. E-mail:


COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER -- Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (SSIHM) seeks a communications manager to serve as editor of electronic and print production of congregational publications and to manage and maintain website. Duties also include writing articles and press releases. The successful candidate will have BA or MA degree in journalism, communications or related field, two to five years writing/editing/publishing experience and excellent computer skills including web site operations. Send cover letter and resume with three writing/portfolio samples to: SSIHM, Human Resources Manager, 610 W. Elm Ave., Monroe, MI 48162.


DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL CARE -- Full-time position for a dynamic individual, religious or layperson, preferably with an MSW or equivalent degree. Must have at least three years experience in the various ministries of pastoral care: homebound, hospital and bereavement care. Bilingual in English and Spanish helpful. We are a large, active west coast Florida parish. Salary commensurate with experience. Position qualifies for full health/medical benefits and diocesan paid pension plan. Please send full resume with references to:


SACRED HEART PARISH, a faith community of 1,200 households in central Michigan is seeking a pastoral associate to collaborate with the pastoral staff in the educational, spiritual and outreach ministries of the parish. Specific responsibilities include coordination of the RCIA team and Christian service activities. Preaching and presiding skills and parish ministry experience are important. Send resume to: Search Committee, Sacred Heart Parish, 302 S. Kinney, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE, ST. LOUIS -- We are a vibrant city parish drawing our congregation from throughout the Saint Louis metropolitan area. We are a liturgical, intellectually challenging, and faith-filled prayer community striving to embody Vatican II’s invitation to respond fully to our baptismal call to minister in both the church and world community. We are building stronger relationships with our neighbors, working to address the needs and issues affecting our immediate neighborhood and acting passionately for justice on issues of global concern. We are seeking a full-time pastoral associate who will collaborate with our pastoral staff and support our ongoing efforts as a community in developing a dynamic vision of church and parish for a new millennium. The associate must possess the skills to direct adult faith formation and leadership development; to act as a parish liaison to the neighborhood; and to take responsibility for spiritual formation, skills training, recruiting, coordinating, evaluating, and maintaining accountability of lay parish ministers who lead essential parish ministries. The ideal candidate will have a master’s in theology or ministry and professional ministerial experience; a bachelor’s degree in theology with evidence of professional leadership/ministry experience will be considered. Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of application and resume by July 1 to: St. Cronan Church, Attn: Hiring Committee, 1203 S. Boyle Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.


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.


PRINCIPAL -- St. Mary’s Mission School in Red Lake, Minn., (grades one-six, enrollment 70). St. Mary’s Mission School, Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota. Desired qualifications: Catholic, MA in educational administration or related field; appreciation for the Native American tradition and culture. Other parish ministry opportunities available. Contact: Rev. Patrick A. Sullivan, St. Mary’s Mission, PO Box 189, Red Lake, MN 56671. Phone: (218) 679-3614. E-mail:


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF religious education -- The Diocese of Little Rock is seeking an associate director for religious education who will be responsible for assisting parishes with their programs of religious education, sacramental preparation and catechist certification. Qualifications include: practicing Roman Catholic; degree in theology, education or related field; experience in catechetics; administrative and leadership skills. Fluency in Spanish helpful. Send resume to: Sr. Mary J. Glynn, SJC, Director of Religious Education, 2500 N. Tyler St., Little Rock, AR 72207. Phone: (501) 664-0340, ext. 368.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, (full-time) in large, nationally recognized urban Catholic community in sunny Arizona. St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Faith Community in Chandler, Ariz., a growing community, is seeking an energetic person to continue the development of our current dynamic religious education process. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Responsibilities include the formation, supervision and evaluation of faith leaders and the administration of assigned parish resources. The ability to work collaboratively is a must. Minimum educational requirement is a master’s degree in education/religion or a related field. Submit resume to: St. Andrew the Apostle, Attention: Parish Manager, 3450 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85226-2300. Fax: (480) 917-8475. E-mail:

COORDINATOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Grades seven-10/youth minister. St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish located in Westford, Mass., is in need of a self-motivated and energetic religious education coordinator/youth minister to continue and expand a comprehensive religious education and youth ministry program for approximately 500 students. St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish is a dynamic and growing parish situated in a beautiful rural community of 21,000 people. Our parish includes many young families committed to their church and faith. We have a high volume of volunteers ready and willing to support the work of the church. They need YOU to guide and direct them. You must be a good communicator and must be willing to work collaboratively with a pastoral staff and lay leaders. This full-time position requires that you foster faith formation for junior and senior high school students and coordinate confirmation preparation and youth ministry. A BS or BA in theology, religious studies, religious education, pastoral ministry or related field preferred but not required. Certification in religious education or youth ministry also highly desirable. Salary is commensurate with education and/or experience. Information about St. Catherine Parish and a job description may be found at our web site. Send resume and references to: Search Committee, St. Catherine Parish, 107 North Main St., Westford, MA 01886. Fax: (978) 392-0644. Web site:

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Catholic parishes in Perham, Minn., seek qualified person to direct combined religious programs, preschool through adult. Need practicing Catholic with solid background and experience. Position available in July. Send resume and credentials to: Fr. David Rieder, PO Box 216, Perham, MN 56573.

PARISH DRE NEEDED -- Applicant being sought for DRE position at historic St. Peter Church, in downtown Memphis. If interested, send resume to: St. Peter Church, 190 Adams, Memphis, TN 38104.


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.

PROGRESSIVE PARISH IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA., seeks social justice minister who has a passion for peace and justice, understands Catholic social teaching and enjoys working with a diversity of people. Outreach and assistance key part of role. Experience required. Deadline: June 15. Send resume, cover letter, current position and references to: Search Committee, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1396 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23453.


ARCHDIOCESE OF PORTLAND, in Oregon Department of Catholic Schools seeks and assistant to the superintendent to coordinate, supervise and direct personnel matters for Catholic schools in the archdiocese. The position also directs professional formation programs for principals and assists them with the implementation of education policies and guidelines. Please forward letter of interest and resume to: Robert Mizia, Superintendent, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214. Fax: (503) 236-3683. E-mail:


JUSTIN-SIENA HIGH SCHOOL is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of coordinator of service learning/religion instructor to design, organize and implement Christian service learning programs for our curriculum. Master’s in theology or bachelor’s and a teaching credential preferred. We are also accepting applications in the areas of English, music and art. We are a Catholic college preparatory institution founded by the Lasallian Christian Brothers and the Dominican Sisters. Our campus is located in the Napa Valley, one hour north of San Francisco. We provide an excellent salary ($36,608 to $66,680) and benefits package. Fax cover letter and resume to principal: (707) 255-0334. Or e-mail:

ST. LABRE INDIAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL in Ashland, Mont., has the following openings for the 2003-2004 school year: high school English (English IV, honors English), high school religion, middle-school art. St. Labre is a progressive school serving the Northern Cheyenne and Crow peoples in southeastern Montana. Facilities are excellent and the salary and benefits package is one of the best in the state. This is a unique opportunity for a committed educator to make a difference in a school dedicated to social justice. Contact: Dr. Russ Alexander, Director, St. Labre Indian Catholic School, Ashland, MT 59003. Phone: (406) 784-4560. Fax: (406) 784-4565. Web site:


YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 30 hours (benefits), working with coordinator to direct team approach to holistic youth ministry. Training and experience required in the area of youth ministry; college degree preferred. For consideration, send resume and references to: Paula Miles, 11501 Maple Way, Louisville, KY 40229. Phone: (502) 239-8681.

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Parish in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., seeks full-time spirit-filled Catholic to develop our current Life Teen and youth ministries. We are looking for a dynamic and self-directed leader with good organizational and communication skills. Degree preferred in pastoral ministry or related fields. Some experience in youth ministry required. Salary negotiable. Full benefits. Send resume and three references to: Sr. Jean, St. Gregory Church, 200 N. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324. Fax: (954) 473-2084. E-mail:

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- A cluster of three Catholic parishes in northwest Colorado seeks a coordinator to continue developing comprehensive ministry for middle and high school youth. Good salary, full benefits, two-bedroom apartment with utilities included, and great outdoor recreational opportunities. Send resume by June 9 to: Fr. Ernest Bayer, 678 School St., Craig, CO 81625. Phone: (970) 824-5330. Fax: (970) 824-7870. E-mail:

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