National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 26, 2004

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Books & Tapes

“EXILE” -- A brief autobiography of a priest in Mississippi in 1969-1970, superintendent of the Mississippi Catholic schools. Resigned under cloud of the state and the church. Active in the civil rights movement at the time. Great struggle and threats from the K.K.K. Local bishop uncooperative and unsympathetic. Left state and diocese and now lives in Memphis. A broader account of his life is given in the book, from poverty in rural Mississippi to a terminal degree from the University of Mississippi. There are many other “firsts” in his life. To order, send $10.50 to: Exile, 5097 Stembridge St., Arlington, TN 38002.

“PEACE PORRIDGE THREE” for kids, ideas, resources, mediation techniques, study questions. Send $10.95 (free shipping). Also “Wars Must Cease,” pacifist logic: $3.95. Send to: Pittenbruach Press, PO Box 553, Northampton, MA 01061.

“PARTICIPATORY PLANNING CATCHES ON” -- Appreciative inquiry in the Catholic church, $12.95. Phone: (888) 316-9544. Web site:

Clinical Pastoral Education

ST. MARY’S BAY AREA CPE Center, San Francisco, Calif., will have fifteen year-long (four-units) clinical pastoral education residency positions open beginning September1, 2004, through August 31, 2005. $25,000 annual stipend.; $400 tuition/CPE unit. Clinical assignments are available at St. Mary’s Medical Center and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, providing a full range of medical services such as cardiology, spinal care, oncology, maternity and women’s services, orthopedics, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, neuropsychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, a burn treatment unit, and emergency care. Visit our web site at The CPE program at St. Mary’s is accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Interested persons should apply to: The Rev. Dr. Michele R. Merchant, Manager of Clinical Pastoral Education, St. Mary’s Medical Center, 450 Stanyan St., San Francisco, CA 94117-1079. Phone: (415) 750-5718. Fax: (415) 750-8126. E-mail:


ST. ELIAS SCHOOL of Orthodox Theology -- An accredited school offering correspondence graduate and postgraduate programs. Web site:

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON -- Summer graduate program. MA in pastoral ministry or theological studies. One- and two-week courses June 21-July 30. Phone: (937) 229-4321. Web site:


CHRISTIAN, EASTER GIFTS, also jewelry, gifts, home decor. Phone: (412) 824-2758.


A SACRED SPACE OF BEAUTY, solitude and rest located on 42 acres on the grounds of the Dominican Retreat House. Private, directed retreat and spiritual direction available. Sabbaticals may be arranged. Open year round. Contact: Maria DeMonte, OP, 750 Ashbourne Road, Elkins Park, Pa. 19027 Phone: (215)782-8520, Ext. 125. E-mail:


THE INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPLATIVE ETHICS -- A four-week residential program of study and practice on the contemplative dimensions of ethical decision-making. Through a study of the classical literature on prayer and moral thinking, insights of the great mystic thinkers and contemporary sources of wisdom, participants will wrestle with and reflect on some of the most pressing moral issues in our world today. Certificate of completion and/or CPUs offered through the Alphonsian Academy of Moral Theology of the Pontifical Lateran University (Rome). Begins Sept. 19. Contact: Redemptorist Renewal Center, PO Box 569, Cortaro, AZ 85652. Phone: (520) 744-3400. Fax: (520) 744-8021.

Language Series

INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH: Adult language instruction includes vocabulary for ministry. Small classes, multicultural setting, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

Parish Missions

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


PILGRIMAGE TO IRELAND -- Thomas E. Clarke, SJ, Sr. Catherine McIntyre, RJM and Sr. Norene Costa, RJM. Aug. 18-29, $2.295. For flyer and registration, contact: Bethany Retreat House, PO Box 1003, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Phone: (845) 928-2213. E-mail:

12-DAY HOLY LAND pilgrimage with Franciscan Fr. Mario DiCicco, PhD (New Testament) with 28 years of Holy Land experience. May 28-June 9 or September 18-29. For brochure, contact: 110 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60602. E-mail:


RENEWAL -- “Questing Your Spiritual Nature: Rockhaven’s Summer Renewal Program” runs from July 1-31. This unique program offers a blend of feminine spirituality, Jungian insights and the enchantment of the natural world. Engage in a process of integrating your body, mind and spirit through experiential classes, dreamwork and time for reflection in a beautiful rural Ozark setting. Program includes “Soul Sisters” weekend retreat with Edwina Gateley. For more information, contact Rockhaven. Phone: (636) 671-3623. E-mail: Web site:

Renewal Programs

BERAKAH: A Place of Blessing, offers “A Time of Blessing,” a four- to eight-month renewal program as well as accommodations for shorter, personalized programs for women religious and all women who are seeking to foster deeper fidelity to self, God and world. Components: variety of prayer experiences, contemplative space, scriptural and theological input, opportunity for spiritual direction and/or growth counseling, creative leisure in a community setting. Renewal sessions: late August to mid-December and mid-January to mid-May. Some programs could be designed during these months to meet individual needs. Inquiries: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263-3817. Phone: (603) 435-7271. Fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail: Web site:


LIVING STONE GUESTHOUSE for retreat and renewal. Spiritual direction and counseling available. Nourish your soul while you vacation in Sarasota, Fla. Phone: (941) 966-5933.

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:

VISITATION SPIRITUALITY CENTER, Monroe, Mich. Year-round retreats, spiritual direction, programs. Beautiful contemplative space on wooded grounds with nearly two miles of walkways. Retreat house, hermitages. Phone: (734) 242-5520. E-mail: Web site:


A SABBATICAL WITH A DIFFERENCE -- Mini-sabbaticals: a module tailor-made to suit your time frame. In our 17th consecutive year, we offer a blend of psychotherapy, community formation, dream work, reflexology, emotional bodywork, art therapy, dance and movement, spiritual direction and discernment, scriptural themes for healing and process, proprioceptive writing (a meditation practice to move deeply into psyche through a simple, but subtly rich writing technique), cranial sacral work, biosynthesis, bioenergetics, biodynamic massage, mythology, visualization, hypnosis and yoga. For more information contact Daniel McDonald, director, CPEB Therapies, Inc. Phone: (416) 928-9570. Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: Web site:

JUBILEE: CELEBRATING LIFE’S WISDOM -- May 4 - June 3, 2004, a monthlong renewal for ages 70 and wiser reverencing their journey of the mature years. For information or to register, please contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 x4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: Web site:

Spanish Studies

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

LEARN 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: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Adult learning in multicultural faith community. Small classes, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site:

Study Tours

GREECE, BIBLICAL AND BEAUTIFUL -- June 5-16, led by the author of “Women of Bible Lands.” Phone: (210) 829-3854. Web sites: And:

Summer Listings I Correction

CORRECTION: In our Summer Listings 1 supplement, we indicated that The Center Within, Cincinnati, Ohio, Holy Week retreat was April 14-11. The date should have read April 4-11. For further information contact Donna Steffen at: (513) 751-3358.

Vacation Rentals

FLORIDA, OLDE NAPLES -- Two condos-2/2 and 3/2. Heated Pools. Monthly or Seasonal. Dr. Bob: (262) 786-9594. Cell: (262) 352-1095.


FRANCISCAN SISTERS OF JOY -- Employed? Desire religious life? Formation in your area. Phone: (402) 598-4737.

VOCATIONS -- Catholic Apostolic Church in North America. Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site:

Web Sites

ONE EASY STOP for spirituality and justice. Web site:


Employment Wanted

EXPERIENCED TEACHER -- Theology, German, English. MA theology, MA pastoral ministry, BA German. California state secondary competency, English. Seeking full-time position in a college preparatory, spiritually dynamic Roman Catholic high school. Excellent references. Mature faith life. Enthusiastic and committed. Able to relocate. Reply to: NCR Classifieds, Dept. GWYJ, PO Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281.

Employment Opportunities


PASTORAL ADMINISTRATORS -- The Missionary Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, is seeking pastoral facilitators. Preferably religious sisters or brothers who would facilitate the ongoing life of two or three Yup’ik Eskimo parishes in southwest Alaska. The focus of ministry in this region is the empowerment and training of local leaders. Travel between villages is by small plane. Salary and benefits are equivalent to that given to a religious in the diocese. Degree in pastoral theology, religious education or related field with liturgical experience and basic background in pastoral administration. For information and application please contact: Personnel Office, 1316 Peger Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709. Phone: (907) 374-9500. Fax: (907) 474-8009. E-mail: Web site:

PASTORAL ADMINISTRATOR -- The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Mont., has an opening for the position of pastoral administrator (parish life coordinator). A master’s degree in theology or closely related field and three or more years of experience in pastoral ministry and administration are required. Salary is based on diocesan guidelines. Starting date is July 1. Deadline for application submission is April 30. Send resume, three letters of recommendation and college transcripts to: PA Search, PO Box 1399, Great Falls, MT 59403-1399. E-mail:


CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH SCHOOL, West Palm Beach, Fl., is accepting applications for a campus minister for the 2004-2005 school year. Located three miles from the Atlantic ocean, CNHS is a well-established diocesan school whose mission is to educate the whole person, mind, body and spirit in the image of Jesus Christ. Highly competitive salaries, excellent benefits and great kids await you. Send cover letter and resume to John F. Clarke, Principal. Fax: (561) 683-7307. E-mail: Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- Saint Mary of the Woods College is a small Catholic liberal arts college for women. The college, located in South-central Indiana and sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, seeks a campus minister, preferably Roman Catholic, to serve a student population that comprises traditional and nontraditional women who come from many faith traditions. Responsibilities include development and implementation of new programs to enrich the faith community, cooperation with the music director to provide campus liturgies, coordination of retreats and events and serving the pastoral needs of a diverse student body. Position requires: high motivation, creativity and ability to initiate new strategies to encourage participation; organizational abilities to work cooperatively with faculty, staff and students. A master’s degree and experience in campus ministries required. Ten-month position; candidate may have opportunity to teach. Review of applications begins March 26. Send a letter of application, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references to: Search Committee for Campus Minister, c/o Student Development, Saint Mary of the Woods College, Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 47876.

CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Thomas More University Parish in Bowling Green, Ohio, responsible for ministry with and to the Catholics at Bowling Green State University, seeks a faith-filled campus minister. Responsibilities include educating for peace and justice, retreats, mentoring and promoting leadership among students. Applications will be accepted until April 15. Position begins July 1. Check out our Web site to download an application. Send the application along with a resume and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, 425 Thurstin Ave. Bowling Green, OH 43402. Web site:

ST. MARY STUDENT PARISH, a campus ministry center serving Catholic students, faculty and staff of the University of Michigan, seeks two full-time campus ministers to start summer, 2004 (possibly 10 month assignments, August-May). Campus minister for education responsibilities include: coordinate RCIA program; teach theology/faith formation class; coordinate lecture series; facilitate adult education and college student catechist formation; facilitate family religious education and sacramental preparation for children taught by college catechists; serve on university executive committee. Campus minister for outreach/social ministry responsibilities: coordinate retreat programs; oversee welcome and outreach to students; help facilitate social ministry (alternative spring break, peace and justice outreach, service projects). Both ministers will collaborate on other student and parish initiatives. Requirements: master’s in related field, three-five years experience, flexibility, team orientation and excellent communication, interpersonal and teaching skills required. Campus ministry and supervisory experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Priority to postmarks dated April 16. Send cover letter, resume, salary history and two letters of reference to: Search Committee, 331 Thompson, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. E-mail:


WAUSAU HOSPITAL, Wausau, Wis. Four chaplain residency positions available beginning July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, in a unique CPE program offering normative goals of CPE as well as intrapsychic and family systems theories integration. Wausau Hospital is a 321-bed community hospital and regional medical center committed to spiritual care. Wausau is a progressive community immersed in the beauty and solitude of nature. Recreational activities abound. $21,000 stipend plus fringe benefits. Apply to: Bill Tallevast, DMin, Department of Pastoral Care, 333 Pine Ridge Blvd., Wausau, WI 54401. Phone: (800) 283-2881, ext. 53053. Fax: (715) 847-2015. E-mail:


LIVING PEACE IN L’ARCHE -- Washington, D.C. People with and without developmental disabilities practice peacemaking by sharing daily life of work, prayer and holy leisure in interdenominational Christian community. Room, board, stipend, insurance, spiritual formation and professional trainings. Resume to: L’Arche, PO Box 21471, Washington, DC 20009. E-mail: Web site:


DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRY, coordinator of catechetical ministry. Holy Spirit Catholic Church, a community of 950 households, in the Diocese of Owensboro, Ky., seeks a faith-filled, energetic, experienced professional, rooted in the spirit of Vatican II theology and catechetical methods to serve grades six and under. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application deadline: April 1. Position available July 1. To request application packet, send name and resume to: Search Committee, c/o Fr. Jerry Riney, 2232 Smallhouse Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104. Phone: (270) 842-7777.

DIRECTOR -- Xavier Center, a retreat and conference center, Convent Station, N.J. Director works in collaboration with congregational leadership of Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth to foster the ministry. Director’s primary responsibility: leadership for long-range planning, the development of full-scale programming, financial stewardship, management of operations. Qualifications: religious or lay Catholic; minimum of five years administrative experience; master’s degree or equivalent; organizational and collaborative skills; enthusiasm for building the mission of hospitality. Refer to Web site for description and slide show of the center, mission and staff. Letter of application, qualifications and interest, resume and names of three references: Sister Janet Lehmann, PO Box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961. E-mail: Web site:


EDITOR -- Paulists seek part-time editor for innovative Web site outreach to Catholic young adults (ages 18-39)., an irreverent yet faithful e-magazine of spirituality that served over 130,000 people last year. The editor must be familiar with the world of young people, possessing of a nuanced sense of the Roman Catholic Church and a basic understanding of other spiritual traditions. Editor must be able to collaborate with Paulist young adult ministries team in creating new ideas for the site and must competently manage and edit the work of an always-changing group of writers. Working experience as an editor required. Computer and Internet skills necessary as editor updates site daily. Experience with various cultural traditions within Catholicism important. Part-time position in New York City (possibility of telecommuting some hours after probationary period), benefits, salary competitive. Please send resume, writing sample and sample of edited work to: Editor Search, PYAM, 415 W. 59th St., New York, NY 10019. E-mail:


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR needed for a non-profit, free healthcare clinic in southeastern Kentucky. Position requires administration, grant writing, finance, fundraising, PR and advocacy skills. Experience in healthcare and a mission spirit a plus. College degree preferred but experience accepted. Send resume and cover letter by April 9 to: Little Flower Free Clinic, 329 Poplar St. Hazard, KY 41701.


DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Growing 2,000-family parish on outskirts of Twin Cities seeks qualified individual to direct catechetical efforts of parish in areas of pre-K-sixth grade religious education, sacramental prep for Eucharist, penance, CIC, CloW and adult formation. Must be able to work collaboratively with youth minister and other staff. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred in a related field. Other qualifications include commitment to post-Vatican II theology and catechetical methods, good communication and computer skills. Three years of successful catechetical leadership experience is preferred. Eleven-month position, starting date negotiable. Send resume or inquiries to: Thomas Kaempffer, Church of St. Andrew, 566 Fourth St., Elk River, MN 55330. Fax: (763) 441-1485. E-mail:


MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Community of 2,500 families, with K-eight school, seeks full-time music director with keyboard and vocal proficiency. Familiar with liturgy, must oversee choirs, possess leadership qualities and have knowledge of Catholic contemporary and traditional music. Located in central Florida. Send resume information to: NCR Classified, Dept. FR18, PO Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- An active, involved parish of 1,300 families with a school in Little Rock, Ark., is seeking a creative director of music to coordinate a SATB adult choir, children’s choir and handbell choir using a new Steinway grand piano and a new Allen Renaissance organ. Qualified applicants should have three to five years of experience at the parish level or equivalent, keyboard and choral directing skills, as well as the ability to train cantors. An appreciation for traditional and contemporary music styles is required as well as knowledge of liturgical documents. Competitive salary, plus benefits, commensurate with education and experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church, Attn: Msgr. David LeSieur, 1003 N. Tyler, Little Rock, AR 72205. E-mail:

LITURGICAL MUSIC DIRECTOR -- Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Corbin, Ky., on I-75, accessible to urban Lexington, Ky., and Knoxville, Tenn., GIRM catechized, looking for a qualified Roman Catholic with proficiency on a church organ and piano and experience in choral directing. Musical direction will extend to two mission parishes (Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Williamsburg, Ky., and St. Boniface, Jellico, Tenn.). Diocesan benefits available. Bachelor’s degree in music is ideal. Must be able to work collaboratively with the liturgy committee and parish staff. Position requires the accompaniment at all weekend and Holy Day Masses, weddings, funerals and other church-related events requiring music such as, but not limited to Holy Week, etc. Thank you and may God bless your discernment. Please send cover letter and resume to: Fr. Mark Dreves, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, PO Box 455, Corbin, KY 40702.

LITURGY/MUSIC DIRECTOR -- An active, involved parish of 800 households seeks a pastorally sensitive person with knowledge and love for Roman Catholic/Vatican II liturgy. Competency in voice and an instrument, choral directions and cantor training is expected. Must possess good communication skills and be able to coordinate and form liturgical ministries. An appreciation for traditional and contemporary styles of music is required. Degrees, certifications in music and liturgy are required along with computer literacy. Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send resume, letters of recommendation and three references to: Fr. J. Patrick Reynolds, Pastor, St. Thomas More Church, 5645 Blandville Road, Paducah, KY 42001. Or contact the office of music, Diocese of Owensboro, Ky. Phone: (270) 683-1545.

FULL-TIME MUSIC/liturgy director position open in central Florida parish and school. 2,300 families. Experience required in choral directing, cantor development and training. Adult, contemporary and children’s choir. Strong keyboard and vocal skills are musts. Education and experience commensurate to salary. Send resume to: Search Committee, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 700 Brown Chapel Road, St. Cloud, FL 34769. Fax: (407) 957-1771.


DIOCESE OF LANSING, MICH., has a growing number of parish openings for qualified directors of religious education, directors of adult education/faith formation, coordinators of youth ministry and Catholic school principals. Active pastoral ministers’ association. Diocesan salary guidelines. Good benefits, supportive diocesan staff. For application materials, contact: Peter Ries, 228 N. Walnut St., Lansing, MI 48933. Phone: (517) 342-2486. E-mail:


PASTORAL ADMINISTRATOR: Diocese of Saginaw, Mich. has full-time pastoral administrator positions available beginning July. Ministry includes pastoral leadership. Extensive full-time parish experience and graduate degree in theology required. For further information and/or application materials, contact: Pastoral Administrator Committee, c/o Janet Fulgenzi, OP, 5800 Weiss St., Saginaw, MI 48603-2799. Phone: (989) 797-6682. Fax: (989) 797-6670.


QUEEN OF PEACE HIGH SCHOOL, Burbank, Ill., sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominicans, seeks a president to continue the tradition of excellence in this secondary school for 860 young women. As chief executive officer, the president, in collaboration with the board of directors, is responsible for the school’s policies, financial management, strategic planning, marketing, development and public relations. Application deadline: April 5. To apply, contact: Search Committee, c/o Barbara Dannhausen, OP, 363 W Lagoon Lane, No. 1702, Oak Creek, WI 53154-2994. Phone/fax: (414) 571-4237. E-mail: Web site:


ST. MICHAEL SCHOOL in Cary, N.C., seeks a principal to start next school year. Present principal is retiring after serving parish schools for 40 years. She says: "This school and parish and pastor are the best I have ever experienced.” The school is four years old, pre-K through eight with two classes per grade, 26 students per class, with full-time teachers and part-time assistants. There is a waiting list for most grades. Money magazine calls Cary “the hottest town in eastern U.S.” and one of the six “most desirable places to live in America” and it received an award as fifth safest city in America. Candidates should possess at least a master’s degree and be eligible for a North Carolina license. Experience in a Catholic parish school is preferred. Send resumes to: Principal Search Committee, C/O Msgr. John Wall, St. Michael Church, 804 High House Road, Cary, NC 27513.

ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL -- St. Thomas Aquinas School, K-eight, St. Cloud, Fl., 45 minutes from Disney, Cape Kennedy and Orlando International Airport, seeking school principal. Master’s degree in education or equivalent, practicing Catholic, experience in administration, budgeting and strategic planning. Send resume to: Search Committee, PO Box 700368, St. Cloud, FL 34770-0368. Fax: (407) 957-1771. E-mail: Web site:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION for large, multicultural, catholic parish. Master’s in theology or related field required. DRE will be responsible for facilitation and coordination of elementary and middle school PSR, youth group, baptism preparation, confirmation program, RCIA and adult education. Applicants must be equally proficient in English and Spanish. Salary range: 40k-60k, commensurate with experience with an excellent benefits package. Deadline for application: April 30. Please send resume and letters of reference to: Fr. James A. Schillinger, STL, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 2855 Briarcliff Road N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30329.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- A diverse Roman Catholic parish located in Corbin, Ky., on I-75, easily accessible to urban Lexington, Ky., and Knoxville, Tenn., as well as rural Appalachia, seeking a creative full-time DRE. Diocesan benefits available. Four different seasons year-round. We are a parish with a deep faith and a real need for a qualified Roman Catholic to oversee and innovatively build our parish’s religious formation in collaboration with the pastor and staff. A bachelor’s degree in religious education, theology, religious studies or another Christian discipline is required along with two years preferred experience in supervising parish religious formation and RCIA. Send cover letter, your resume and references by May 15, to: Fr. Mark Dreves, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, PO Box 455, Corbin, KY 40702.

LARGE, MULTICULTURAL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY is seeking a director of religious education. Master’s degree in theology or related field required. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus, but not required. DRE is responsible for entire parish faith formation working collaboratively with a coordinator of religious education, youth ministry director, adult spiritual renewal ministry leader, school administration and parish staff. Religious education program (preschool through eighth grade), catechist formation and development program, youth ministry program, CIC/HS RCIA, sacramental preparation programs, adult education leaders report directly to DRE. Excellent benefit package. Please send resume, letters of reference by March 30, to: Search Committee, St. John Vianney Church, 6200 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809.


CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH SCHOOL, West Palm Beach, Fl., is accepting applications for teachers in all academic areas for the 2004-2005 school year. Located three miles from the Atlantic ocean, CNHS is a well-established diocesan school whose mission is to educate the whole person, mind, body and spirit in the image of Jesus Christ. Highly competitive salaries, excellent benefits and great kids await you. Send cover letter and resume to John F. Clarke, Principal. Fax: (561) 683-7307. E-mail: Web site:


CAMPUS AND YOUTH MINISTRY at Holy Redeemer parish and at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minn. One full-time position: half at the SMSU campus and half with high school youth in faith formation and youth activities. Qualifications: degree in ministry, theology or related field. Experience desired. Application deadline: April 9. Send resume to: Holy Redeemer Church, Attn: Leo, 503 W. Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258. E-mail:

YOUTH DIRECTOR -- Large vibrant Florida Catholic parish seeks full-time experienced director of youth ministry. Responsible for middle school, high school, young adult and two-year confirmation program. Will serve a well-established and growing ministry and work closely with a large pastoral staff. Must be dedicated to serving today’s youth and have proven experience in the field along with knowledge and experience with “Renewing the Vision” and “Sons & Daughters of the Light.” Minimum of BA in religious education or related field (MA a plus). Bilingual Spanish and some familiarity with Life Teen helpful. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Full diocesan benefits. Reply with resume and references. 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 45202-2150. E-mail:

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