National Catholic Reporter

Updated August 1, 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:


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 IGNATIAN SITES in Spain and Rome departing from Chicago. April 17-May 2, 2004. For information contact Paul B. Macke, SJ, as soon as possible. Phone: (907) 346-2343. E-mail:


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:

FOURTH ANNUAL CATHOLIC WRITERS RETREAT provides unique gathering place for established and new writers sharing common Catholic spiritual base and tradition. Working professionals from Resurrection, Liguori, Loyola and RBTE Press will attend. Limited to 45 participants. Feb. 6-10, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

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PRIESTHOOD FOR MEN AND WOMEN -- National Catholic Church of America. Religious life, at-home study. Phone: (518) 434-8861. 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, 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.

“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:

CELTIC SPIRITUALITY RETREAT feeds both intellect and soul, covering several key themes in Christian and pre-Christian Celtic Spirituality. Specific topics: origin of Celts, Divine in Celtic tradition, Celtic music and spirituality and Celtic holy women. Retreat leaders: Padraigin Clancy, Dennis Doyle and other presenters from Ireland. Feb. 13-15, 2004. 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:


A SABBATICAL WITH A DIFFERENCE -- Psychotherapy, community formation, dream work, reflexology, emotional bodywork, art and therapy, spiritual direction and discernment, dance and movement, scriptural themes for healing and process, proprioceptive writing (meditational practice and therapy to move deeply into psyche through a simple, but subtly rich writing technique), cranial sacral work, biosynthesis, bioenergetics, bio-dynamic massage, mythology, visualization and hypnosis, yoga. Mini-sabbaticals: tailor-made modules to your time frame. Three-week programs. This is our 16th continuous year for the “Journey Into Self Discovery” and Sabbatical programs. For more information contact: Daniel McDonald, Director, CPEB Therapies, Inc., 145 Spadina Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 2T1. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. 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, WA. while earning university degree. Or enjoy inexpensive spiritual sabbatical. Phone toll-free: (800) 645-5347.

CONTEMPLATIVE STUDY AND RETREAT sabbatical, residential program for spiritual renewal of whole person combining periods of silence and rest with daily spiritual teachings. Four to seven weeks. Begins March 21, 2004. Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Web site:

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

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

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

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:

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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SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR -- Saint Brigid Catholic School, a K-five MNSAA-accredited school in a modern campus in downtown Midland, Mich., seeks a dynamic administrator. Successful candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic who will foster the continued spiritual and educational achievement of the school in collaboration with an excellent parish staff, faculty, school committee, endowment fund board of trustees and parental support system. Candidate must hold a master’s degree in education with successful administrative experience. Candidate will demonstrate a faith-filled attitude, good leadership and communication skills and an enthusiasm for developing long-range goals and planning for the school’s future. To apply, please forward your resume, letter of intent and references, as soon as possible to: Search Committee, Saint Brigid Catholic School, 207 Ashman St., Midland, MI 48640. For more information about the school, please contact Mike Dunckel: (989) 835-7121. Or see our Web site:


FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR for elementary Catholic school catechesis position available. Responsibilities include serving as consultant for the elementary Catholic schools of the archdiocese regarding religion. Master’s in religious education or theology and five or more years experience in Catholic schools is important. Position open Aug. 11. Apply immediately. For application, contact: Office of Religious Education, Archdiocese of New Orleans, 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. Phone: (504) 861-6270. Fax: (504) 866-2906. E-mail: ekiefer@archdiocese-no


THE ACADEMY OF THE HOLY NAMES Upper School, sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, seeks a dynamic woman to fill a full-time campus ministry position to serve its all-female, vibrant, 300-plus student body. The campus minister is responsible for nurturing the spirituality of the school community. She oversees and implements the comprehensive campus ministry program, including prayer and worship, faculty/student retreat program, guidance and healing, service and social advocacy. The qualified candidate will have a degree in theology or religious education or the equivalent. Youth ministry certification and at least three years experience ministering to adolescents in a school or parish setting are highly desirable. Knowledge of issues that impact adolescent girls and good communication and organizational skills are imperative. Send letter of interest and resume to: Principal, Academy of the Holy Names Upper School, 1075 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208.

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:


MEMBERSHIP AND RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR for Catholic Network of Volunteer Service, a resource center of 200 faith-based, full-time volunteer programs. Responsible for organizing annual membership drive, maintaining membership databases and attending college volunteer fairs and conferences. Requires a bachelor’s degree; experience serving in a faith-based volunteer program preferred; excellent interpersonal, computer, organizational, oral and writing skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Access is a must; network-troubleshooting experience is a plus. Please send a cover letter and resume by Aug. 15. No phone calls please. Fax: (301) 270-0901. E-mail:

DIOCESAN REGIONAL COORDINATOR (office Of faith formation) for three vicariates of central region. Charlotte diocese seeks person with a master’s degree in religious education/allied field. Five years of demonstrable successful experience in parish/diocesan work. Well-rounded in catechist formation skills, collaborative, sensitive to cultural minorities. Good written/oral communication skills. Spanish a plus. Application deadline: 5pm, August 30. Please send resume, salary requirements and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Cris V. Villapando, 1123 S. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28203. Phone: (704) 370-3246.


DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN ECUMENICAL retreat center. Hospitality for individual and group retreats in secluded wooded site near Minneapolis. Web site:

DIRECTOR/ADMINISTRATOR needed for a mission clinic in a rural area of Guatemala, approximately 100 miles west-northwest of Guatemala City. The Diocese of Helena, Mont., has maintained a mission presence in Guatemala since 1964 and includes a parish, junior-senior high school and clinic. The mission team from the United States includes a priest and two women religious. Locals staff the parish, clinic and school. An ideal candidate will have strong administrative and people skills, some health care background, experience in writing and managing grants, open to collaborative ministry and fluency in the Spanish language. Please send letter of interest and resume by Sept. 15th to: Deacon Tony Duvernay, Diocese of Helena, PO Box 1729, Helena, MT 59624. E-mail: Web site:

DIRECTOR OF STEWARDSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT -- The Roman Catholic diocese of Little Rock, Ark. invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of director of the office of stewardship and development. Applicants must be practicing Catholics who are experienced in professional fund raising, communications or equivalent fields. The person chosen for this position will be someone who can work effectively with church personnel, represent the Catholic church in Arkansas to external publics. Must provide leadership for a comprehensive diocesan program that includes: annual diocesan appeal, major gifts, planned giving, grant writing, diocesan communications, public relations, parish stewardship education and Catholic schools development. The diocese of Little Rock is currently engaged in a formal assessment of its stewardship and development needs. The person chosen for this position will have the opportunity to strengthen existing programs and develop new programs that invite participation and support for the mission and ministries of the Catholic church in Arkansas. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume to: Dennis Lee, Chancellor for Administrative Affairs, Diocese of Little Rock, 2500 N. Tyler St., Little Rock, AR 72207. Phone: (501) 664-0340. Fax: (501) 664-8524. E-mail:

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, OFM, JPIC Office, 4050 Mission Ave., Oceanside CA 92057. Phone: (619) 962-0919. Or e-mail:


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:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Catholic Health Care Clinic. Villa Therese’s mission is to promote the healing ministry of Jesus among His poor through programs meeting basic medical healthcare needs, especially children. We seek director with minimum of Bachelor’s degree, healthcare experience, fiscal savvy with financial planning and management skills, preferred RN license or equivalent, computer literacy, grant-writing and PR skills. Bilingual (Spanish) skills preferred. Please send letter of interest with resume by September 15th to: Search Committee, Villa Therese Catholic Clinic, 219 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe, NM 87501, e-mail:


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Central Massachusetts Catholic parish of 1,100 households with 500 children in grades one-10, located in central Massachusetts. Is seeking a faith-filled, creative, full-time person to lead our parish efforts at developing and implementing “Generations of Faith,” an intergenerational, events-centered approach to the ongoing faith formation of all parishioners, womb to tomb. Successful candidate should hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in church related field, master’s in theology, religious education or pastoral ministry preferred. The interested candidate should excel in working collaboratively as part of a pastoral staff and team member, have excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Application deadline: Aug. 15, position effective mid-September. Please submit resume and references to: Sacred Heart, Search Committee, 187 Hopedale St., Hopedale, MA 01747. Fax: (508) 473-1745. E-mail:


MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Holy Trinity Church. Instruments range from organ to electric guitar and drums, with piano receiving the most use. This 2,300-household community has several kinds of choirs serving five weekend Masses. Our bright, modern church and offices, completed in 1998, are situated among rolling hills and enjoy an exceptional view. Contact: Tim Rumery, Administrator, 3111 Tierra de Dios Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762. Phone: (530) 677-3234. Fax: (530) 677-3570. E-mail: Web site:

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.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC/ORGANIST for Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation. Full-time position in shrine/parish of 900 families. Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in organ piano and voice is required. Responsibilities include: two adult choirs, children’s choir, funerals, weekly/weekday Masses and Shrine services. Diocesan benefits available. Salary competitive. Send resume to: Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay St., Carey, OH 43316. Phone: (419) 396-7107. Fax: (419) 396-3355.

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:

FULL OR PART-TIME POSITION available for 1,200-family progressive Catholic parish with beautiful new pipe organ. Candidates must have organ/piano keyboard skills and vocal skills, as well as ability to plan and coordinate music for weekend Masses, funerals, wedding and other events. As member of pastoral team, must work collaboratively with various people. Experience with various choral/worship styles, recruiting and developing musicians/cantors. Computer skills needed. Salary based on education/experience. To apply and/or receive further information, please contact: Business Manager, St. Joseph Parish, 404 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, WI 54911. Phone: (920) 734-7195.

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:


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:


NURSE CASE MANAGER -- L’Arche in Washington, D.C., seeks a part-time RN who wishes to work with adults with developmental disabilities in a faith community setting. Will supervise delegated nursing functions, oversee medical care and conduct training for two homes serving nine adults. Must be licensed in D.C. At least one year nursing experience in community health and/or care of DD adults desired. Start in October. Send resume to: L’Arche, PO Box 21471, Washington, DC 20009. Phone: (202) 232-4539 x14.


PASTORAL CARE MINISTER – Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pa., seek a full-time pastoral care minister, religious or lay, to attend to the religious and spiritual needs of the retired residents of the congregation. Experience in pastoral care is required and CPE certification is preferred. Position qualifies for health/medical benefits and pension plan. Qualified applicants may submit full resume with references to: Office of Human Resources, DePaul Center, 463 Mt. Thor Road, Greensburg, PA 15601. Fax: (724) 836-8280. E-mail:


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.


SUPERINTENDENT OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS -- Diocese of Syracuse, N.Y. The superintendent is the educational leader and chief administrator of the 34 schools and 10,665 students of the diocese. Applicants should possess an advanced degree in educational administration, have significant school experience, demonstrable fiscal and communication skills and be a practicing Catholic. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three references by Sept. 15th to: Fr. James O’Brien, Search Committee, 3127 James St., Syracuse NY 13206.


VICE PRESIDENT -- Sponsorship and mission effectiveness. Holy Cross Hospital, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a member of Catholic Health East, is seeking an individual to promote and integrate mission, vision and core values throughout the 577-bed facility. This person will play a lead role in ensuring mission integrity in all organizational processes, serve as a catalyst for leveraging the hospital’s identity throughout the community, oversee the pastoral/spiritual care departments and promote a culture that fosters spirituality. The ideal candidate will bring a minimum of five years of mission leadership experience, preferably in health care, the ability to communicate with diverse audiences, strong relationship-building skills and the ability to facilitate change. Please send resume to: Diversified Search, 2005 Market St., Suite 3300, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Phone: (215) 732-6666. Fax: (215) 568-8399. E-mail:


THE DIOCESE OF JEFFERSON CITY, MO., is seeking applicants for the position of director of youth ministry. The director is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive diocesan program for youth ministry. Applicants must be Roman Catholic in good standing, with at least three years experience as a paid parish or diocesan youth minister, with at least a bachelor’s degree and preferably a master’s degree in theology or ministry plus youth ministry training. Salary is in accord with experience and education and includes a full benefits package. Refer all questions and/or resumes with references by Aug. 15 to: Mr. Jim Kemna, PO Box 417, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Phone: (573) 635-9127, ext. 228. 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:

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:

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