National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 16, 2004

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Books & Tapes

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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:


COUNSELING/PSYCHOTHERAPY. Rev. Edward Lambro, PhD, CCMHC. Sensitive to the unique treatment issues and privacy needs of clergy, religious sisters and brothers. Northern New Jersey. Phone: (973) 345-8410.


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

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

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY -- designed to work with your current ministry. Two three-week sessions (January and June) on campus yearly, with guided independent study. Accredited. Concentrations in pastoral supervision, CPE, Hispanic ministry. For more information, contact: Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, TX 78216. Phone: (210) 341-1366. Web site:


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 Studies

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:


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:

SOUTHWEST/CENTRAL France, Oct. 15-30. Behold sacred icons (black madonnas, Jesus), walk ancient paths, learn to “Discover, Live Your Divine Destiny.” Historic monastic accommodations, autumn vistas offer feast for soul and renewal for spirit. $1995 includes land transportation, housing, most meals, fees. Contact: Jackie Greedy, PhD (psychology, Jungian), MA (theology). Phone: (775) 883-0854. E-mail:

VIRTUAL PILGRIMAGE -- Private retreat at Home Place. Explore nearby landforms like the Holy Land’s. Contact: Paula Wellnitz, OLVM, PO Box 3, Orangeville, UT 84537. Phone: (435) 748-2230. 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:


COME TO A PLACE OF PEACE for your directed retreat. Only 15 minutes from downtown Cleveland or the airport. For information and registration visit

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.

ENCHANTED, SACRED IONA, Scotland renews body and soul. Sept. 11-30. Week one: “Divine Destiny” workshop. Weeks two and three: body, art, dream, energy work, day trips, contemplation, relaxation. $1500-1995, based on stay, single, double. Contact: Jackie Greedy, PhD (psychology, Jungian), MA (theology). Phone: (775) 883-0854. E-mail:

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:

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:

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. E-mail:

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

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.


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


LIVING IN AN INTENTIONAL FAITH community. Share hospitality ministry at Holy Family Catholic Worker in Kansas City, Mo. Pray together daily, share meals, living expenses and struggle for justice. Contact Donna Engel or Brother Louis. Phone: (816) 753-2677.

FULL-TIME MARRIED OR SINGLE MEN and women under 65. Live, work, pray in community with Franciscan Friars in California and Arizona. Receive spiritual growth, room, board, medical insurance and living allowance. Requires adaptability, tolerance, good health and freedom from obligations. Contact: Franciscan Covenant Program, PO Box 970, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045. Phone: (831) 623-1119. E-mail:

Web Sites

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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.

INNOVATIVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATOR with MA seeks dynamic and collaborative environment that encourages new faith formation models for all ages. Significant experience in teacher training, alternative delivery systems including all electronic media and organizational development. Will consider staff or consulting opportunities. Send inquiries to: NCR Classifieds, Dept. MACL, PO Box 419281, Kansas City, MO 64141-6281

Employment Opportunities


SEEKING A FULL-TIME Catholic campus minister. Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit, located in Pittsburgh, is a multicultural community of men and women dedicated to the promotion of Gospel values and inspired by the Spiritan mission of service. Requirements: three years experience with traditional college-age students, master’s degree in theology or pastoral ministry, basic understanding of and willingness to embrace the Spiritan charism and mission, experience in ministry guided by an understanding of Catholic social justice teaching; retreat experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire for collaborative team ministry, will demonstrate the gifts necessary to focus on outreach to male students, meeting them where they are, helping to empower them to develop their gifts for the good of the community, a sense of personal ministry and an understanding of living their faith within the context of their future careers and personal lives. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Send resume with cover letter and one-page philosophy of ministry to: Human Resources, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15282. Web site:

JUSTIN-SIENA HIGH SCHOOL is seeking qualified candidates to fill position of director of campus ministry/coordinator of service learning. The director of campus ministry serves as a member of the administrative team and director of the campus ministry team. Responsibilities include working with campus ministry students to coordinate school liturgies, retreats and social justice activities during the school year and assisting in the planning of faith formation activities for faculty and staff. The coordinator of service learning will design, organize and implement Christian service learning programs for our curriculum. Master’s in theology or bachelor’s and a teaching credential preferred. We are a Catholic, college preparatory institution founded by the Lasallian Christian Brothers and the Dominican Sisters. Our campus is located in the Napa Valley, one hour north of San Francisco. We provide an excellent salary ($36,608-$66,680) and benefits package. Send cover letter and resume. Fax: (707) 255-0334. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER/CHAPLAIN -- This is a new initiative to provide quality pastoral care and a professional, ethical Catholic-based framework in the areas of law, medicine, journalism, business and other health sciences through educational and formational programming. This person will help students anchor their Catholic identity as well as represent the principles of Catholic thought in a variety of situations. This position offers the challenge of developing a new program and building relationships with faculty, students and staff in multiple professional schools at a highly selective private university. He/she will seek opportunities to become part of the formation and education of these professionals, be able to facilitate multifaceted discussions in the areas of ethics and Catholic thought and maintain a pastoral presence to the schools. The campus minister will also build relationships for the purposes of financial development while working in conjunction with the overall program of the Sheil Catholic Center at the Evanston campus. The successful candidate will have experience in pastoral ministry and master’s-level training in theology, ethics or related field. The candidate will be a practicing Catholic and be able to work with independence and flexibility. Priests, religious and lay people are encouraged to apply. This is a 12-month position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits provided by the Archdiocese of Chicago. Start Date: July 31. Position is open until filled. Submit cover letter and vitae to: Fr. Ken Simpson, Chaplain and Director, Sheil Catholic Center, 2110 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201. E-mail: Web site:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Xavier University of Chicago, a university in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, seeks an assistant director of campus ministry. Responsibilities will include an active role in coordinating in liturgy, providing outreach opportunities for students and fostering student development through leadership, service and faith formation. Qualifications: master’s degree in divinity or theology preferred and a commitment to Catholic campus ministry. CCMA certification a plus. Computer and internet literacy required. Equal opportunity employer. Send cover letter and resume to: Employee Services, Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, IL 60655. Fax: (773) 298 3482. 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:


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: April 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. For copy of job description, e-mail:


DEAN OF ACADEMICS -- Trinity Catholic High School located in Newton, Mass., is presently conducting a search for the position of dean of academics for the 2004-2005 academic year. Position will begin on July 1. Trinity Catholic High School is a small, private, coeducational parish school sponsored by Our Lady Help of Christian’s Parish. The dean of academics works with the faculty, dean of students and the principal with matters of curriculum, co-curriculars and leadership opportunities. In addition, the dean of academics advises students on a one-on-one basis. Candidates should possess a master’s degree (preferably in education), at least three years of classroom teaching experience and excellent leadership and communication skills. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a letter of recommendation to: Ms. Kelly Walsh, Principal, Trinity Catholic High School, 575 Washington St., Newton, MA 02458. Fax: (617) 796-9175. E-mail:


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:

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION -- Parish of 600 active families seeks person with master’s degree or equivalent with professional experience. Director is responsible for K-eight (well-established program in place), sacramental preparation (except for confirmation), RCIA and adult formation. Applicant should continue to foster the present collegial system and be capable of working with large volunteer group. Salary range: $35,000-$38,000 including health benefit package. Interview required. Send resume to: Human Resources, Holy Family Catholic Community, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown, MD 21769.


PASTORAL SERVICES/HISPANIC MINISTRY -- Glenmary seeks a bilingual (Spanish/English) consultant for ministry development among Hispanics. Assist Glenmarians and coworkers in 10 states. Position requires extensive travel and working collaboratively as a member of the department of pastoral services located in Nashville. Must have parish experience and the ability to read, write and speak in both Spanish and English. Master’s in theology, pastoral studies (preferred) or related field required. Send resumes to: Fr. Mike Langell, Director, Department of Pastoral Services, 1312 Fifth Ave., Nashville, TN 37208.


MINISTER OF LITURGY AND MUSIC. A progressive, active, inclusive intentional Roman Catholic community in downtown Boston seeks full-time minister of liturgy and music. Liturgy responsibilities: coordinating liturgical ministries, planning liturgies with pastoral staff and lay ministers. Music responsibilities: coordinate active program for liturgies; provide direction for several music groups, instrumentalists and cantors. Salary commensurate with experience. Available July. Please send letter, resume and references to: Director, The Paulist Center, 5 Park St., Boston, MA 02108. Phone: (617) 742-4460. Fax: (617) 720-5756. Or e-mail:

MINISTER OF WORSHIP: St. Ann Catholic Church in Colonial Heights, Va., is seeking a full-time minister of worship. This position will provide oversight for all aspects of liturgical and musical programs to ensure quality liturgical celebrations. Applicant must be practicing Catholic. Prefer degree in liturgical field or related experience in a parish setting. Knowledge of liturgical music very desirable. Send resume to: Pastor, St. Ann Catholic Church, 17111 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. E-mail:


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. E-mail: Apply online at Web site:

LAY MISSION SERVICE in Kenya. We are forming a lay mission team to serve in the slums of Nairobi with a dedicated team of priests, religious and lay leaders. Work possibilities include: teaching computers and English, working in the Women’s Promotion Center, visiting AIDS patients in their homes, working with street children and other parish outreach activities. We provide training, language school, monthly stipends, insurance and ongoing support. Visit our Web site at: and fill out the preliminary form online. Comboni Lay Missionaries, LaGrange Park, IL 60526. Phone: (708) 354-2050.


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:


COLUMBIA ROAD HEALTH SERVICES, a health clinic ministry to the poor in Washington, D.C., seeks a registered nurse or LPN. Duties include direct patient care, coordinating triage, assisting the nurse administrator within the clinic. Bilingual English/Spanish required. One-three years nursing experience preferred. Contact Mark Roberts. Fax: (202) 588-8101. E-mail:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE -- Sacred Heart Parish in Southbury, Conn., is accepting applications for position of pastoral associate with particular responsibility for social ministries, both direct service and advocacy for justice. Please apply by May 15. For job description please visit our Web site at:

ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CHURCH, Ann Arbor, Mich., a 2,000-family parish, is looking for a professional minister with a strong emphasis on marriage preparation, marriage and family enrichment. Position begins July 1. Excellent salary and benefits. Please sent resume to: Search Committee, 517 Elizabeth St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104.


HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL -- St. Pius X High School is seeking a principal who is a practicing Catholic, has an administrative license, has had experience at a Catholic high school and is up to date with state and federal regulations. St. Pius X is an archdiocesan coed high school and serves 1200 students. Deadline is April 28. To obtain an application, send resume to: Catholic School Office, St. Pius X Search Committee, St. Joseph Place N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87120. Phone: 505-831-8173. Fax: (505) 831-8107.

SPECIAL EDUCATION -- The Diocese of Venice, Fla., is seeking qualified applicants for principal of Dreams Are Free Institute in Sarasota. The institute is a K-12 school, which serves students with special learning needs. Applicants must be Catholic, have experience in special education, possess a master’s in education and have administrative experience. Please send resume by April 16 to: Rosemary Bratton, Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Venice, 1000 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL 34285.

PRINCIPAL -- The seaside community of St. Ann Parish in Gloucester, Mass., seeks a full-time principal for our Catholic grammar school enrolling children in grades pre-K through eighth. A qualified candidate should possess a master’s-level education with experience in classroom teaching and Catholic education. Responsibilities include: administration of the school, direction of curricula and facilitation of professional development for teachers and staff. Salary will be commensurate with degree and experience. Please address resume or inquiries to: Principal Search Committee, St. Ann Parish, 60 Prospect St., Gloucester, MA 01930.

CATHOLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPAL -- St. Clare of Assisi Catholic School of Houston seeks a candidate who is an active Catholic to continue our academic excellence and provide leadership in fulfilling the mission of our parish school. Established in 1995, our school is accredited and has 110 students in grades pre-K-five, with intent to expand to eighth grade. Applicants must have a master’s degree including 18 hours in administration, supervision and a minimum of three years teaching experience. Priority will be given to applicants with administrative experience and a strong curriculum background. Visit our Web site to review job responsibilities. Send letter of intent and resume by April 23, to: Search Committee, c/o Denise Reichert, 3131 El Dorado Blvd., Houston, TX 77059. Web site:

FULL-TIME PRINCIPAL POSITION, beginning July 1, to serve as principal of a parish Catholic school with an enrollment of approximately 400 students, nursery through eighth grade. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, who is able to articulate the school’s mission and vision for the future. Master’s degree in education or administration and Virginia license required. Successful candidates must possess strong leadership, administration, budget preparation and personnel skills. Minimum five years teaching and administration experience required. Salary based on diocesan scale, commensurate with education and experience. Final application materials must be postmarked by May 1. Qualified candidates should forward resume and diocesan application (located on our Web site) to: Search Committee, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23229-5319. E-mail: Web site:

CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL -- St. Michael Catholic School in Cary, N.C., is seeking an energetic principal to lead our four-year-old, state-of-the-art, pre-K through eighth grade elementary school. The beloved founding principal is retiring after 40 years of serving Catholic schools. Cary is in the heart of the Sun Belt and has been named by “Money” magazine as “.the hottest town in the eastern United States,” and one of the safest and most desirable places to live in America. Cary is located near the renowned Research Triangle Park and the major university cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic and currently principal of a Catholic elementary school with at least three years experience and with at least five years of teaching experience in Catholic elementary schools. Must have at least a master’s degree and be eligible for a North Carolina license. Academic environment, caliber of student body and emphasis on use of current technology demands high proficiency in use of computers in an elementary school environment. Compensation will include a salary, commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. The closing date for receiving resumes is April 23. So if you like living under blue skies nearly year-round, are seeking a Catholic parish and school environment where you can nurture and challenge and would relish the opportunity to lead a school with waiting lists for most grades, then please submit your credentials to: Principal Search Committee, St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Cary, NC 27513. E-mail:


CATHOLIC RELIGION TUTOR -- Tutor wanted for our family of five home-schooled children, ages four, seven, eight, nine and 15. We are looking to give to our children a thorough understanding of traditional Catholic doctrine to help meet the challenges of both secular humanism and materialism. We believe the thousand years following Christ were the high point for man’s soul. Very important is a thorough understanding of logic, dialectic and rhetoric. This deeply conservative teacher will join two other tutors presently teaching our children, one the three Rs and the other Greek and Latin. Excellent salary. Please send resume to: Dexter Ball, PO Box 2530, Aptos, CA 95001-2530.


BELLARMINE CHAPEL -- Cincinnati needs full-time director of youth and young adult ministries. St. Robert Bellarmine Parish is searching for a full-time staff person to promote and support the faith development of our teenage and young adult parishioners. We look for the development of group programs, retreats and catechesis suitable for junior high and teenage youth, in the context of a broad vision of church as a place for young people to find welcome and encouragement. Advocacy and networking for our large young adult presence is also an aspect of this position. The new person will join a pastoral staff of six, to share the practical direction of the parish mission, where strong liturgy, community spirit and social outreach are important values. We are a Jesuit parish at Xavier University in Cincinnati, a parish of choice for approximately 700 households. Deadline: April 23. Send resume with cover letter, salary requirements and references, noting your gifts and vision for ministry to: Richard Bollman, SJ, Bellarmine Chapel, 3800 Victory Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH 45207. Fax: (513) 745-2031.

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Parish of 600 families seeks person to continue vibrant total youth ministry program for grades nine-12; also responsible for confirmation program and social program for grades six-eight. Parish expects a collaborative minister who communicates well and is capable of coordinating and training large volunteer group. Prefer experience in youth pastoral ministry. Bachelor degree and youth certification required. Salary range is $32,000-$35,000. Interview required. Send resume to: Human Resources, Holy Family Catholic Community, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown, MD 21769.

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:

ST. CECILIA CATHOLIC COMMUNITY, a large, well-established parish in west Houston is searching for a youth minister for junior high and high school grades. Requirements: degree, two years experience, ability to collaborate, computer skills, English/Spanish, musical skills a plus. Send resume by April 30 to: Eric Blythe, St. Cecilia, 11720 Joan of Arc Drive, Houston, TX 77024. Fax: (713) 465-1305. E-mail:

YOUTH MINISTER -- Southwest Florida parish seeking energetic, faith-filled director of youth ministries to work collaboratively with a pastoral team in the spirit of Vatican II in maintaining and developing comprehensive youth ministry. Degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related field required. Experience working with youth ages 12-19 preferred. Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. If interested send resume to: Search Committee, 750 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103.

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