National Catholic Reporter

Updated July 4, 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:

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:

HEYSCHIA SCHOOL FOR spiritual directors focuses on ancient art of Christian spiritual direction in context of contemplative study, spiritual mentoring and the diversity of faith. Four-week residential program leading to a certificate in spiritual direction. Begins Jan. 18, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. 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:


BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE, East Chicago, Ind., 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:

PARISH MISSIONS/RETREATS with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Contact DeSales Resources and Ministries, Father John Graden, Director: (800) 782-2270. Web site:

“AFTERNOONS WITH ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX” celebrates the life, spirituality, contemplative vision and legacy of the “Little Flower.” Retreat combines lectures and discussion with silence, rest and prayer. Conducted by Fr. David Reinders, participants celebrate vigil of her feast day on Oct. 1, culminating Friday, Oct. 3 with Mass of thanksgiving. Sept. 28-Oct. 3. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

“THE SOUL TELLS A STORY,” different kind of writer’s workshop providing exercises, meditations and group discussions to help writer tap both creativity and spirituality in natural, nonthreatening ways. Retreat experience led by Vinita Hampton Wright, Loyola Press Chicago and Rev. Thomas Santa, former president and publisher, Liguori Publications. Nov. 14-18. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

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:

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:

MINISTRY CAREERS AND SABBATICAL: Seriously desire priesthood? Lay ministries? Discern/prepare in Spokane, Wash., while earning university degree. Or enjoy inexpensive spiritual sabbatical. 1-800-645-5347.

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:

SPEAK SPANISH IN MEXICO. Total immersion program in Cuernavaca Language School. E-mail: cls@ 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:

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:

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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:


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ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST, seeking low-key ministry in a Eucharist-centered parish or community. Sixty-four years old, no pedophile. Reply to: NCR Classifieds, Dept. RERI, PO Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281.

Employment Opportunities


ADMINISTRATOR -- Full-time position, beginning Sept. 1, as administrator for the Center of Hope in Ossining, N.Y. The center includes Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, sisters’ residence and the administrative offices of the Dominican Sisters of Hope. The administrator is responsible for the direct and indirect supervision of 20 employees. Candidates must possess a college degree with at least three years experience in an administrative position and be flexible with work hours to accommodate the needs of the center. An understanding of the mission and values of the Dominican Sisters of Hope is preferred. Send resume and salary requirements, by July 11, to: Search Committee, Dominican Sisters of Hope, 200 N. Highland Ave., Ossining, NY 10562. E-mail:


CAMPUS MINISTRY CHAPLAIN -- San Jose State University Catholic Campus Ministry Newman Community in California is seeking a full-time priest, liturgical presider, sacramental minister and energetic presence. Sunday through Friday Eucharist, Christian initiation, collaborative program planning, justice-based seminars/outreach and retreats. Diocesan 12-month position begins in August. Contact Sr. Marcia Krause, OP. Phone: (408) 938-1610. Fax: (408) 938-1612. E-mail: Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTRY/YOUTH FORMATION -- Campus ministry coordinator at Southwest Minnesota State University and youth formation coordinator for Holy Redeemer parish in Marshall, Minn. One full-time position with shared responsibilities. Experience and related degree required. Send resume to: Holy Redeemer Church, Attn: Leo, 503 W. Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY position available immediately. Primary responsibility is to direct the team and the ministry at the Newman Catholic Student Center at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (23,000 students). The center is a welcoming, healthy, vibrant community. Secondary responsibility includes being the diocesan director of campus ministry and supervising four full-time campus ministers at 11 campuses in the diocese of Belleville, Ill. Good salary/benefits. MA or equivalent a must, experience preferred, professional certification desirable. Send resume and three references to: Human Resources, Diocese of Belleville, 222 S. Third St., Belleville, IL 62220. Fax: (618) 277-0387. Call the Newman Center with any questions: (618) 529-3311. E-mail:

TRINITY COLLEGE, in Washington D.C., seeks a director of campus ministry responsible for the management and administration of all liturgical and spiritual programs and services on campus community service projects, pastoral counseling, support for student services, academic needs and oversight of all chapels on campus including Notre Dame Chapel. Trinity is a Catholic college with a remarkable diverse and ecumenical campus population. The campus minister is expected to be able to organize and direct appropriate programming for all segments of the population. One of the nation’s historic Catholic women’s colleges, founded in 1897 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Trinity today includes more that 1,700 students in three schools including the all-female college of arts and sciences and the coeducational school of education and professional studies. Students range in age from seventeen to seventy-five. The student body is 80% African American and Latina. In addition to Catholicism, the major faiths present on campus include numerous Christian denominations (Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran predominately), Islam and Buddhism. The campus minister must manifest excellent pastoral skills, deep personal faith and spirituality, a spirit of service and commitment to serving a broad population with diverse needs and interests. The campus minister should be able to exemplify Trinity’s mission as a historic women’s college with a strong commitment to diversity and social justice. The campus minister must be Catholic with a strong track record of success working in ministry programs, preferably on college campuses or in similar settings. A master’s degree in pastoral ministry or a related field is preferred. This is a 10-month position, the campus minister reports to the dean of student services and is a member of the student services team. Equal opportunity employer. Letter of application, resume and the names of at least three references with professional knowledge of the two most recent positions held should be sent to: Campus Ministry Search, Office of Human Resources, Trinity College, 125 Michigan Ave. N.E., Washington, DC 20017. Web site:


SPRINGBANK SPIRITUALITY CENTER, has an opening for a full-time, live-in staff person. Top priority: computer, marketing and office management skills. Other opportunities include: planning, prayers and ritual, cooking, spiritual companioning and other creative endeavors based on applicant’s gifts. Persons applying should appreciate creation-centered spirituality, have a deep reverence for the Earth and all its creatures, be capable of physical work, enjoy living and working in a rural Southern area and be interested in being part of a diverse, unique and talented team. Contact: Ursula Ording, OP, 1345 Springbank Road, Kingstree, SC 29556. Phone toll-free: (800) 671-0361. Fax: (843) 382-5340.


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:


CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH SCHOOL (CNHS), a coed, college-prep, diocesan high school of 850 students in beautiful West Palm Beach, Fla., seeks a guidance counselor. The mission of CNHS is to educate the whole person -- mind, body and spirit -- according to the Gospel values of Jesus Christ. The guidance center includes three full-time counselors and a school psychologist. Individual student counseling, college placement and testing services are integral elements of the job description. Collaborative spirit, excellent organizational skills and a commitment to excellence are a must for the successful candidate. Fax cover letter and resume immediately to John F. Clarke, principal at: (561) 683-7307. Or e-mail:


SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR -- Koinonia Ecumenical Spirituality Center seeks a full-time spiritual director. Requires master’s degree in pastoral studies or equivalent and certification in spiritual direction. Must have experience in spiritual direction and in leadership of retreats and spirituality related programs. Send letter of interest and resume immediately to: Board President, KOINONIA Ecumenical Spirituality Center, 311 S. 4th St., Grand Forks, ND 58201.

HOPE RURAL SCHOOL, a Catholic nonprofit elementary school for migrant/immigrant children and their families, located in Indiantown, Fla., is seeking a director to oversee the schools educational mission and growth. The school teaches children from grades K-six and provides outreach to parents. Qualifications sought are commitment to Catholic education, ability to secure school funding and experience in school administration, budgeting and strategic planning. A master’s in school administration or equivalent degree is required and salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Please send resume to: Search Committee, PO Box 8, Indiantown, FL 34956.

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) has opening for area directors to begin this summer. JVC coordinates a year of work for social justice and spiritual reflection for young adults, placing them in social service agencies and schools and providing a retreat and formation program. Area directors serve a vital role in carrying out the mission of JVC to form women and men who will “live always conscious of the poor, committed to the church’s mission of promoting justice in the service of faith.” Responsibilities include field support of volunteers, implementation of retreat program, recruiting on college campuses, developing job placements and local resources. Applicants must be available for extensive travel. Salary low to mid-20s with excellent benefits. Contact executive director of regional office of interest for application guidelines and qualifications. JVC South (Houston) e-mail: JVC Southwest (San Francisco/Los Angeles) e-mail:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- A full-time position at a dynamic, growing (1,600 families) Roman Catholic parish, St. Mary parish, in Menomonee Falls, Wisc., a suburb of Milwaukee. Approaching our 100th anniversary and the renovation of our parish facilities, St. Mary’s is a community with a strong faith tradition dedicated to prayerful liturgical celebrations along with the active participation of our ministers, with a particular emphasis on the gifts of our youth. With the focus of liturgical renewal, we are seeking to employ an individual with knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in keyboard (organ and piano) and vocal skills, ability to direct cantors and choirs and desire to collaborate with parish staff and liturgy committee. Availability for weddings and funerals required. A BA or master’s in music is preferred. Position opening July 1. Competitive salary, stipends and benefits offered. Send resume and references to: Fr. Gregory Greiten, St. Mary Parish, N89 W16297 Cleveland Ave., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051. Phone: (262) 251-0220.


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- Seeds of Literacy Program is a church-based adult literacy program sponsored by Sisters of St. Joseph. Program tutors adults in church sites throughout city of Cleveland. Director responsible for overall direction, development and implementation of the program. Duties include fund raising relationship-building between program and local churches, public relations and supervision. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in education or human services, previous management/business experience and understanding of adult learner. Submit resume to: Congregation of St. Joseph, Attn: Kim Petonic, 3430 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland, OH 44111. E-mail:

GROUNDWORK FOR A JUST WORLD, headquartered in Detroit, seeks an executive director to oversee daily operations of its Catholic social justice education and advocacy mission. Fax resume to: (313) 577-0282.


FINANCIAL COORDINATOR -- Immediate opening. Witness for Peace, based in Washington, D.C. Details on Web site:


FAITH FORMATION/PASTORAL MINISTRY -- Full-time position for faith formation director for K-nine, confirmation program and assisting pastor with RCIA. Responsibilities also include developing a program of evangelization in our small metropolitan parish. Master’s degree preferred not required. Estimated annual salary: $32,000. Start date: Aug. 1. Send resume and inquires to: Father Leo Schneider, 3637 11th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55407. For job description and other information, call Mary Ann: (612) 724-5465, ext. 200.


HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, in Vero Beach, Fla., is currently looking for a part-time organist to play four weekend Masses and accompany the adult choir rehearsal. For more information, please contact Daniel Kroger, director of music. Phone: (772) 234-0671. E-mail:

HOLY REDEEMER PARISH, located on the outer banks of Kitty Hawk, N.C., is seeking a full-time minister of music. The position includes playing for all scheduled Masses, weddings and funerals and directing the choirs. The parish recently installed a Marshall Brothers pipe organ built in 1870, containing 1,316 pipes and 23 ranks. The organ was completely rebuilt in 1995 and installed in Holy Redeemer in 2001. Knowledge of Spanish and Spanish liturgical music is helpful. Please send resumes to: Music Ministry Search Committee, PO Box 510, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.

LITURGY/MUSIC DIRECTOR. St. Cyprian Parish is Vatican II-oriented, 1,600 family assembly located in the state of Michigan between Detroit and Toledo, Ohio. Active participation in liturgy is evidenced in our liturgical choir, large group of cantors and instrumentalists and much more. We have a seven-foot Baldwin Grand Piano (MIDI accessible) and large liturgical music library. Experience in liturgy/ritual required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Send resume to: Pastor, St. Cyprian Church, 13249 Pennsylvania, Riverview, MI 48192.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY -- St. Francis de Sales Catholic Community, Houston, a 2,300-family multicultural parish seeks a full-time director of music ministry. The director will serve as principal musician and choir director, plan music and prepare musicians for all parish liturgies. He/she will work in collaborative ministry with the parish staff and should have experience in Roman Catholic liturgy. Applicants should be comfortable with a variety of styles of liturgical music. Good communication skills, teaching ability in vocal technique and musicality and good keyboard skills are essential. Must have a willingness to minister in a multicultural setting. Familiarity with the Spanish language is desirable. Competitive salary, full benefits and additional compensation for weddings. Send resume to: Fr. Joseph A. Limanni, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 8200 Roos Road, Houston, TX 77036. Fax: (713) 774-6591. E-mail:

MUSIC DIRECTOR sought for growing music program in flourishing suburban parish. Part-time, flexible position (15-20 hours per week), beginning Aug. 1. Background in liturgical music, knowledge of Catholic worship, choral conducting and keyboard skills preferred. Works closely with pastor, liturgy committee, cantors and organist to coordinate music for weekly liturgies and holy days. Direct and develop adult, children and small instrumental ensembles while employing traditional and contemporary styles of liturgical music. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume to: Pastor, St. Matthew Church, PO Box 100, Tolland, CT 06084. Web site:

ST. RAPHAEL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH -- a 4,000-family multicultural parish (one-third Hispanic). Position: full-time director of music to conduct the chorale and have overall coordination of multiple programs to develop the musical worship. The parish has a chorale and four choirs (children’s, handbell, Hispanic, and contemporary). Located in Raleigh, N.C., with newly expanded facilities, new offices, a dedicated rehearsal room and music storage. The sanctuary has grand piano and organ. The candidate will be proficient in piano, organ and voice; be knowledgeable of Roman Catholic liturgy; have choral directing experience and cantor training skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Practicing Catholic preferred. Please send application to: Music Search Committee, St. Raphael Catholic Church, 5801 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609.


PROJECT MANAGER -- National activities. The Jesuit Volunteer Corps seeks an individual to promote and coordinate joint projects of its six regions. The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is a nearly 50-year-old volunteer organization that annually places 450 volunteers in full-time, social justice-oriented domestic and international job placements. The full-time project manager will work in the Washington/Baltimore area, oversee national marketing and volunteer recruitment, foster collaboration among the JVC regions and the Society of Jesus, enhance communication and connection to former volunteers and solicit foundation grants. Demonstrated professional experience in marketing and/or business administration required. Familiarity with JVC and the Society of Jesus is preferred. Position closes July 31. Send resume and cover letter to JVC East, 801 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202-2345.


LAY MISSIONARIES -- Lay Mission-Helpers Association seeking teachers, nurses, administrators, computer techs, and so forth. To serve overseas missions for three years. Airfare, monthly stipend, medical insurance provided. For questions, phone: (213) 637-7222. E-mail: Apply online at Web site:

COMBONI LAY MISSIONARIES -- Live out your faith by walking with the poor of another land and helping to build a more just and compassionate world. We are forming lay mission teams to work in Peru, Kenya and Ghana. Our values are solidarity with the poor, teamwork, community and simple lifestyle. To find out more, visit our Web site:


ST. ANTHONY INDIAN SCHOOL, (pre K-eight) in Zuni Pueblo, N.M., has openings for the following: principal, vice principal, teachers and a plant manager. Contact: Nenita L Mosqueda, PO Box 486, Zuni, NM 87327. Phone: (505) 782-4596. E-mail:


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:


PRINCIPAL -- New Catholic elementary school opening fall 2004. St. Francis Catholic School will be an all-new, state of the art elementary school located in beautiful Sherwood, Ore., the first new grade school within the Portland archdiocese in more than 40 years. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to create a positive K-eight parish/school environment. The new principal will be leading all aspects of opening and operating the new school. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic and hold at least a master’s degree in business or education administration. The candidate will need to be available, on a limited basis, beginning December. Experienced principals already serving in an administrative capacity during the 2003-2004 academic year are encouraged to apply, accommodations will be worked out. Applications must be received by July 15. Request applications from: Br. William J. Campbell, St. Francis Search Committee, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214. Phone: (503) 233-8348. E-mail:

PRINCIPAL -- Church of the Nativity Catholic School is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated leader for the 2003-2004 school year, with a projected enrollment of 140 K-eight students. Principal must have the passion and leadership ability to help us to continue to foster our commitment to academic excellence. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic and hold a master’s degree with at least five years experience in teaching, school leadership or administrative management. Applicants should hold or be eligible to hold a South Carolina principal’s certificate. If you are interested in joining our dedicated staff and talented student body, send a letter of interest, current resume and salary requirements by June 30th to: Church of the Nativity Catholic School, Search Committee, 1061 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412. Fax: (843) 795-2714.

CATHOLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPAL -- Holy Family Catholic School seeks a creative, energetic Catholic person with a master’s degree in education and/or administration to lead it’s elementary K-six program. Duties include supervision and hiring of staff, ongoing curriculum development and policy enforcement. Also, candidate must be able to open kindergarten milk containers while tying shoes, turn a jump rope while counseling a third grader and be very familiar with the latest cartoon characters. We are seeking an individual who can work within a limited budget and give the students, staff and parents all that they need. The hours many be long. The benefits include housing and a salary that is lower than deserved. Qualified, interested individuals please send resume with cover letter to: Fr. Peter Williams, Pastor, St. Mary’s Church/Holy Family Catholic School, 40 Summer St., Springfield, VT 05156.

VIBRANT SUBURBAN PARISH of 2,900 culturally diverse households with a pastoral staff committed to shared ministry is seeking qualified candidate to assume the leadership of our pre-K through grade eight U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of 607 students. Successful candidate should have Catholic school teaching and administrative experience, master’s degree as well as appropriate administrative certification. The interested candidate should excel in working collaboratively as part of a pastoral staff and team member. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Please send resume to: Principal Search Committee, The Catholic Community of St. Matthias, 168 JFK Blvd., Somerset, NJ 08873. E-mail:

HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL -- Trinity Catholic High School, a small, coed college preparatory school in Newton, Mass., seeks dynamic, experienced principal. At least a master’s of education desired. Collaborative leadership style a must. He/she is the spiritual leader of the community and is responsible for supervision of faculty, outreach to parents and working in areas of development and public relations. Salary is $70,000 or more based on qualifications and experience and includes full benefits. Search continues until position is filled. E-mail:


PARISH DRE/YOUTH MINISTER -- St. Egbert Parish (800 families) is located on the beautiful coast of North Carolina and is seeking an energetic, faith-filled full-time person to lead our total faith formation program (pre-K through adult education including youth ministry and coordinating RCIA). Position effective July 1. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Please submit resume and references to: St. Egbert Church, 1706 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557. Fax: (252) 726-2232. E-mail:

WANTED: DRE IN EASTERN WASHINGTON -- We have a religious education program at a mission on the campus of an Indian Boarding School, K-nine. Need a bachelor or master’s degree in religious education or theology. Teaching experience desired. Secondary responsibilities are for a small parish on the edge of the Colville Indian Reservation. Exciting parish, challenging school and good boss. Salary is in the low 20s with benefits. For an application call: (509) 826-6401. Or e-mail:


ACTIVIST -- Work for economic and environmental justice with a heavy emphasis on systemic change. Anywhere in the United States Grassroots Coalition. Contact: PO Box 369, Libertytown, MD 21762. Phone: (301) 898-0891.


ARCHDIOCESE OF PORTLAND, in Oregon Department of Catholic Schools seeks an 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:


TREASURER -- Full-time position as congregational treasurer for the Dominican Sisters of Hope in Newburgh, N.Y. This position, available Sept. 1, acts as the chief financial officer and directs the business and financial management/planning functions of the congregation. The work includes overseeing the internal accounting system and other controls and procedures pertaining to the approval, execution and recording of financial transactions. Supervising the management of congregational investments is a major function of this position. Candidate must possess a master’s degree in a financial field and have at least six years experience as a chief financial officer. An understanding of the mission and values of the Dominican Sisters of Hope is preferred. Send resume and salary requirements by July 11 to: Search Committee, Dominican Sisters of Hope, 200 N. Highland Ave., Ossining, NY 10562. E-mail:


THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of Catholic Chaplains is seeking an executive vice president and chief operating officer with a collaborative leadership style to oversee the administration of internal operations of this professional chaplains’ organization. Sound Catholic theological background and thorough knowledge of chaplain practice and education are required. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills and have experience in administrative management, budgeting and finance. Applicants with these qualifications should submit a letter of application, resume and salary expectations by Aug. 1, to: Search Committee, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, PO Box 070473, Milwaukee, WI 53207-0473. Web site:


DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Holy Family Parish in South Pasadena, Calif., is seeking a full-time director of youth ministry to energize our Life Teen confirmation formation and high school youth program. Very active, dynamic parish. Bachelor’s degree in religious studies or related field, together with certification, preferred. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Contact Karl Holtsnider. Phone: (626) 403-6101. Fax: (626) 799-0423. E-mail:

ARCHDIOCESE OF CINCINNATI has outstanding parishes seeking qualified directors of youth ministry. Bachelor’s degree with experience and training preferred. Send resume and materials to: Sean Reynolds, Office of Youth Ministry, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. E-mail:

FULL-TIME COORDINATOR of total youth ministry for dynamic parish in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Related education and three years experience preferred. E-mail resumes, by July 14, to: Web site:

A VIBRANT NEW JERSEY Catholic community seeking innovative, creative, faith-filled, energetic, inspirational leader as full-time pastoral associate for youth ministry. This individual will serve a well-established youth ministry program for junior high and high school students in a dynamic, growing parish of approximately 3,000 households. Knowledge and experience with “Renewing the Vision,” a comprehensive model of youth ministry, along with a BA in theology preferred. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Please send resume to: Youth Ministry Search Committee, The Catholic Community of St. Matthias, 168 JFK Blvd., Somerset, NJ 08873. E-mail:

ST MARY PARISH, Chelmsford, Mass., seeks full-time director for ministry for youth to promote the total personal and spiritual formation of younger and older adolescents by innovation of new and development of established programs, in accord with “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry.” Duties include religious education and sacramental preparation for grade seven through confirmation. This 4,500-family parish awaits a dynamic and experienced youth minister capable of overseeing volunteers and serving in an environment of collaborative ministry. Full benefits. Detailed job description available on parish Web site. Send resume, cover letter and three references to: YM Search Committee, St. Mary Parish, 25 North Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Fax: (978) 256-0122. Web site:

YOUTH MINISTER, Saint Pius X Catholic Church, Greensboro, N.C. Vibrant parish of 1,000 families seeks leader to work with middle school, high school and young adults on a full-time basis. Must be willing to work as a team member with pastoral staff, offer a comprehensive youth ministry approach and incorporate parish and public school students into groups and activities. Degree in pastoral ministry or related field preferred. Experience a plus, but not necessary. Job includes benefits. Salary dependent on experience and degree. For consideration, send resume and references to: Saint Pius X Catholic Church, Youth Minister Search Committee, 2210 N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27408. Phone: (336) 272-4681. E-mail:

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