National Catholic Reporter

Updated July 11, 2003

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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:


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Parish Missions

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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: 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:

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:

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:

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

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

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

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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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:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- Newman Center, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Full-time, year-round position for faith-filled energetic person. Ideal candidate will have master’s degree and experience in liturgy, pastoral care, young-adult faith formation and service ministries. Send resume by July 22 to: Director, Pastoral Services, PO Box 23825, Green Bay, WI 54305. E-mail:

CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTER -- Full-time, 12-month position at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Retreat development, pastoral counseling and outreach. Understanding of Catholic social justice teaching, desire for team ministry, vision for collaboration with other university and community constituencies is vital. Qualifications: advanced degree in theology or pastoral counseling, three years work experience with college-age students, ability to work evening and weekend hours. Diversity welcome. Musical talent a plus. Open July 1. Send letter of application with resume, one-page theology of ministry and three references to: Human Resources, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

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:


CATHOLIC CHAPLAIN -- Full-time position responsible for providing care to the Catholic patients and staff of Valley Baptist Hospital in Harlingen, Texas. Candidate will participate in a monthly supportive and educational meeting with 11 other Catholic chaplains in the Rio Grande Valley. Qualifications: graduation from an accredited college or university, four units of CPE, certification with NACC/APC, the ability to communicate in English and Spanish and the ability to relate to a variety of hospital administrators and department heads. Interested applicants should submit resume and letter of interest with references and salary requirements to: Diocese of Brownsville, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 2279, Brownsville, TX 78522-2279.

CHAPLAIN/ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST -- The Seton Healthcare Network is seeking chaplains/Roman Catholic priest for a community which consists of Brackenridge Trauma Hospital, the only level II trauma facility serving central Texas; Children’s Hospital of Austin, offering the most complex and comprehensive medical and surgical care for children; Seton Medical Center, the largest medical/surgical acute center in Austin; and Seton Northwest, a variety of physician offices including sports medicine, day surgery, pain management center and maternity center. Requirements for chaplain position: master’s degree in theology or related field, four units of CPE and current certification or eligibility for certification within one year of employment by NACC, APE, ACPE, CAPPE, or NAJC. Candidates for chaplain position must have current ecclesiastical endorsement or eligibility for such endorsement by ones’ faith affiliation within six months of employment. Requirements for Roman Catholic priest: master’s degree in theology or related field, four units of CPE and current certification of eligibility for certification within one year of employment by NACC, APE, ACPE, CAPPE, or NAJC. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. Equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess ecclesiastical faculties from the Roman Catholic Bishop of Austin prior to employment. If interested, please reference SCS603 and contact: Seton Healthcare Network, Non-Clinical Recruiter, 1201 W. 38th St., Austin, TX 78705. Fax: (512) 380-7524. E-mail:

MANAGER OF CHAPLAINCY SERVICES -- A Catholic regional medical center with a 300-bed level II trauma facility seeks a certified chaplain to oversee the chaplaincy staff. Primary responsibilities include financial performance, staff performance and program development. Will also be an integral part of the holistic care model of chaplains who strive to address the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, families, coworkers and the community. Candidate must have a master’s in theology or related area, theological updating, CPE and be NACC certified. Two years experience in a team-oriented health care delivery system is required. Supervisory experience preferred. Must be skilled in public speaking and community outreach and be available for call. Consider Idaho and choose wellness amid beautiful surroundings and diverse recreational opportunities. St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center is a member of Trinity Health, the third largest Catholic Care System in the United States. Equal opportunity employer. Send resume to: Brenda Tanabe, Human Resources, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, 1055 N. Curtis Road, Boise, ID 83706. Fax: (208) 367-3123. Web site:


DIOCESAN CONSULTANT for parish ministries. Work with diocesan pastoral services to help build parish communities of worship and service. Ideal candidate will have parish and/or diocesan experience, master’s degree in theology or related field and experience in pastoral care, social concerns and/or family ministries. Send resume by July 22 to: Director, Pastoral Services, PO Box 23825, Green Bay, WI 54305. E-mail:


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CORPORATE WORK-STUDY (CWS) DIRECTOR -- A coalition of lay Catholics, Jesuits and Sisters of the Humility of Mary are opening St. Martin de Porres High School, a coeducational, college preparatory Catholic high school in September 2004 in Cleveland’s near east side. The school will be part of the Cristo Rey Network and will serve economically disadvantaged students who otherwise would not have access to private, Catholic education. Students at the school will share entry-level clerical jobs in order to pay a large portion of their tuition and gain work experience and exposure to the business community. The organizers of St Martin de Porres are looking for a corporate work-study director who has the creative energy and entrepreneurial interest required to drive the corporate work-study startup. The CWS director will report to the president and will be responsible for directing staff and students in the day-to-day operations of the CWS program. Duties include developing and maintaining relationships with potential job sources, procuring job placements, training and monitoring students, oversees student transportation to work sites and the hiring and supervising of all CWS staff. This position serves on the school leadership team and is a critical leadership position. Candidates should be mission-oriented, have previous business experience and a master’s in business, finance or related field desired. Experience with inner-city youth and families and sensitivity to cultural differences desired. Salary will be appropriate to a candidate’s background and experience. The deadline for applications is July 18. Please send resume and a cover letter to: Judy Carey, Project Manager, CEIF Cleveland Project, 7801 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102. Web site:

DIRECTOR -- Franciscan Washington Office for Latin America. The office is a resource for Franciscan Friars in South and North America to promote communication and advocacy in justice issues in Latin America pertaining to policies of the U.S. government and the World Bank. Based in Washington, D.C. Qualifications and experience: familiarity with Franciscan charism and spirituality, experience in justice and peace issues, administrative skills, basic computer skills, proficiency in English and Spanish or Portuguese. Send resume before Sept. 1 to: Mark Schroeder, O.F.M., JPIC Office, 4050 Mission Ave., Oceanside CA 92057. Phone: (619) 962-0919. Or e-mail:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The National Catholic AIDS Network seeks a faith-filled, energetic, service-oriented, committed individual to lead its vital mission of assisting the church in recognizing the pain and the unique challenges inherent in the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The network offers compassionate support, education, referral and technical assistance related to HIV/AIDS. The successful candidate will be an effective leader, communicator and motivator with excellent interpersonal skills and team performance. He or she will understand, support and embody the church’s rich tradition of ministry to all people in need. The network is a nonprofit organization, based in Chicago, offering programs and resources to its constituency. The director is responsible to its board of directors and staff, consultants and annual conference planning committee. He or she must hold a bachelor’s degree, although a graduate degree in church ministry or human sciences is preferred. The candidate must have demonstrated skills in resource development, experience and knowledge of HIV/AIDS education and service and a demonstrated commitment to the Catholic church and its tradition. Send resume by Sept. 8 to: Rev. Robert Vitillo, 3211 Fourth St. N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017-1194.

GLOBAL HEALTH MINISTRY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Global Health Ministry (GHM), a ministry of Catholic Health East, is seeking an executive director. GHM provides crosscultural health care with training intended to sustain health care development in Peru, Guatemala, Haiti, Brazil and Jamaica. The ministry has an additional goal to transform the lives of the volunteers who provide that health care and training toward a greater awareness of global healthcare issues, their own personal goals and the healthcare profession. The executive director will be responsible for planning, directing, implementing and evaluating GHM’s program of healthy community development, volunteer management, fund development and marketing. This individual will establish and enhance fund raising efforts to continue to grow the ministry’s financial stewardship in order to become a self-sustaining organization. The successful candidate will possess five or more years of senior leadership experience accompanied by a demonstrated understanding of program operations and finance. A global perspective with a minimum of three years multicultural or international experience and an understanding of developing world realities is a plus. Knowledge of health care professions and healthcare delivery is necessary in order to translate the health care environment in the developing world for volunteers. A master’s degree is preferred. For additional information, please contact: Cynthia P. Barth, Managing Director or Amanda Gunn, Associate Consultant, The Diversified Search Companies, Inc. Phone: (215) 656-3589. Fax: (215) 568-8399. E-mail:

DIGNITY USA SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The premier national organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) Catholics and allies, seeks an experienced, innovative executive director. Responsible for results-oriented management with a primary emphasis on programming, fund raising and public visibility. The executive director will implement policies of the Dignity USA board of directors, supervise staff and activities of national office (Washington, D.C.), and represent Dignity USA on the national level to allied organizations and in the media. Requirements include strong verbal and written communications skills, proven fund raising track record, three-five years experience in general management of a membership and/or nonprofit organization including experience in managing personnel, membership development, financial records, resource development and marketing/public relations. Candidates should also possess strong record of ability to form and maintain constructive working relationships with other groups and leaders, demonstrated understanding of U.S. Roman Catholic church culture, hierarchy, structure, social teachings and theology, specifically but not exclusively with regard to GLBT issues and demonstrated understanding of GLBT social, cultural and policy issues. E-mail resumes to: For more details and application information, visit our Web site:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The Sacred Art of Living Center located in Bend, Ore. E-mail resume in Word format to: Position description available at 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.


ST. PATRICK’S PARISH, in Merced, Calif., in San Joaquin Valley, the gate to Yosemite, seeks creative full-time liturgical music director for 3,400-family parish and parochial school. Applicant must be able to lead and guide numerous groups in collaborative style, along with large staff. Requirements include keyboard skills, vocal leadership, training in contemporary liturgical practices, ability to work with children and teens. Should have degree in music and pastoral experience. Must be practicing Roman Catholic. Competitive salary and benefit package negotiable based on education/experience. All interested parties should send resumes to: Fr. Mike Lastiri, St. Patrick’s Parish, PO Box 2087, Merced, CA 95344.

SAINT LUKE THE EVANGELIST Catholic Church, Morgantown, W.Va., and its mission church, Mary Help of Christians in Bruceton Mills, W.Va., are seeking a new music director. The director will be responsible for music for Saturday evening and two Sunday morning liturgies, as well as other scheduled liturgical events. The parish currently has adult, children’s and youth choirs. The director must be willing to incorporate a wide range of musical styles: traditional, classical, gospel and contemporary. Applicants should have a high degree of proficiency in the piano, preferably with good vocal ability. Candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and be able to interact successfully with the pastor and other parish staff. A degree in music is preferred. Send resume to: St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 19 Jo Glen Drive, Morgantown, WV 26508.

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:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY -- A vibrant, active, singing parish, living in the spirit of Vatican II seeks a director for our total music ministry. Parish uses keyboard as well as a new custom-built Bigelow tracker organ. Our community is of approximately 850 households, but our town swells to 55,000 people during the summer season. Part-time or full-time position is available immediately. Director is to be competent in keyboard skills and knowledge of liturgical music and planning. Development of choir and song leaders is also a part of position. Salary and benefits are negotiable. Send resume to: Search Committee, St. Mary-Our Lady of the Isle, PO Box 1168, Nantucket, MA 02554. Fax: (508) 325-7991. Or 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:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- Full-time director of music is needed for a parish of 1,500 families including seasonal parishioners on the Gulf Coast. Responsibilities include: selecting music for all liturgies; directing the chancel, contemporary and children’s choirs and instrumentalists; playing the organ and piano; training cantors. The director is a full member of the staff and member of the liturgy committee. A working knowledge of Catholic liturgy is a must. We enjoy singing a variety of music. BA or MA in music desired or the equivalent education/experience. Salary competitive with included benefits. Please send resume to: Search Committee, St. Raphael Parish, 770 Kilbourne Ave., Englewood, FL 34223. E-mail: Web site:


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.


ECUMENICAL WORKER -- The Glenmary Home Missioners are seeking an ecumenical worker to foster reconciliation between Catholics and evangelicals, primarily in the Southeastern United States. Must be committed Catholic (lay, ordained, or religious), well-trained in Catholic history and theology, have at least a master’s degree, experienced in ecumenism and at least two years professional ministry experience. Office located in Nashville, Tenn. Extensive traveling required. Professional salary and benefits. Send resume to: Ecumenical Worker Search Committee, 1312 Fifth Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37208.


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: totem242@aolcom


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 2003. 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 -- A coalition of lay Catholics, Jesuits and Sisters of the Humility of Mary are opening St. Martin de Porres High School, a coeducational, college preparatory Catholic high school in September 2004 in Cleveland’s near east side. The school will be part of the Cristo Rey Network and will serve economically disadvantaged students who otherwise would not have access to private, Catholic education. Students at the school will share entry-level clerical jobs in order to pay a large portion of their tuition and gain work experience and exposure to the business community. The organizers of St Martin de Porres are looking for a principal who understands and can communicate the unique Catholic lay/Jesuit/Humility of Mary partnership philosophy to students, staff and benefactors and who has the creative energy and entrepreneurial interest required to drive the school startup. We are looking for religious or laypeople with considerable experience in secondary schools to fill this critical leadership position. The principal will report to the president and will be responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the religious, academic and extracurricular life of the school through the faculty, staff and campus ministry programs. Candidates should be mission-oriented, have administrative experience, a master’s in education or education management, a minimum of five years teaching experience and a solid background and understanding of Catholic education. Experience with inner-city school operations, with the Jesuit and/or Humility of Mary ministries, or the Cristo Rey Network schools would also be an advantage. Salary will be appropriate to a candidate’s background and experience. The deadline for applications is July 18. Please send resume and a cover letter to: Judy Carey, Project Manager, CEIF Cleveland Project, 7801 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102. Web site:

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:


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:


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.


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 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:

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St. Lucie Parish in Port St. Lucie, Fla., seeks full-time director of youth ministry to energize our Life Teen confirmation formation and middle/high school youth program. Very active, dynamic parish. Bachelor’s degree in religious studies or related field, together with certification preferred. Cover letter and resume by Aug. 16 to Fr. D. Brian Horgan. Fax: (772) 878-1299. Or e-mail:

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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