National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 21, 2004

Hundreds of jobs -- professional, administrative, clerical, ministerial and even some secular -- are filled through NCR Classifieds each year. The more popular titles include campus ministers, chaplains, counselors, executive directors, liturgy/music ministers, superintendents, principals, teachers and youth ministers. NCR Classifieds are also your best sources for up-to-date information on retreats, sabbaticals, Spanish studies, educational programs -- all the categories listed on the right column.

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Bed & Breakfast

QUIET COUNTRY LANE setting near Weston. Comfortable bed and breakfast/suite. Open May-October. Color brochure: (802) 259-2903. Leslie Place, Belmont, VT 05730. Web site:

Books & Tapes


IS THE SEXUAL ABUSE CRISIS really behind us as the U.S. bishops recently announced? Leading experts on sexual abuse disagree. “The Bishops Have Spoken: Is There Hope?” a recent two and a half-hour conference on this subject, is now available on videotape. Psychotherapist and author Richard Sipe, survivors’ attorneys and survivors themselves speak out. Ideal for personal reflection and group study. Copies are $18, including shipping and handling. Contact: Day Productions, 1745 E. Vista Way, Suite 4, Vista, CA 92084. Phone: (760) 630-7398 or (800) 326-3362. E-mail:

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:


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:

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:


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. September 18-29. For brochure, contact: 110 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60602. E-mail:

Public Service Announcement

NATIONAL HUNGER AWARENESS DAY is June 3. America’s Second Harvest, the nation’s largest nonprofit, hunger relief organization helps feed 23 million hungry Americans each year. For tax-deductible donation information contact: America’s Second Harvest, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601. Phone: (800) 771-2303. 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.

MONTH-LONG “PRAYER OF THE HEART” retreat in beautiful Oregon. Live in a monastic setting and enjoy break days to beaches and mountains. June 30-July 30, $2,295. Also, private retreats anytime. Contact: Dorothy Pulkka, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mount 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:

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:

RELAX, REST, RENEW -- A sabbatical that you design. Monastic setting in beautiful Oregon. Spiritual direction, daily Eucharist, classes and 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., Mount Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. 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 home stays 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:


REFORMED CATHOLIC CHURCH, progressive and inclusive. Valid orders. Tutorial seminary. Personalized ministry. PO Box 725, Hampton Bays, NY 11946. Phone: (631) 728-2633

CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH in North America -- Marital status and gender not an impediment to holy orders. Phone: (212) 923-1901. Web site:


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

ONE EASY STOP for spirituality and justice. Web site:


Employment Wanted

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE FOR SOCIAL CONCERNS -- Seeks position involving helping educate parishioners on Catholic social teaching, cultivating interest in social concerns and awareness on policy and legislation, coordinating and networking with parish and outside groups, coordinating social concerns committee and advocacy for societal change. Candidate possesses knowledge of Catholic social teaching and theology, is member of social concerns committee and has graduate degree in public policy. E-mail:

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


DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Edgewood College is a small, private, Catholic liberal arts college in Madison, Wis. Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, Edgewood College is based on the Dominican Catholic tradition of liberal and professional education. Edgewood College invites applications for the position of director of campus ministry. Responsibilities include: provide leadership, vision and supervision for all campus ministry programs and services through which all students from the Catholic and other faith traditions may further their spiritual development, deepen their understanding and work toward the achievement of an adult appropriation of their faith. Qualifications: master’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology or related field required. Certification by the Catholic Campus Ministry Association strongly preferred. Minimum three years experience in ministry with Catholic college students or young adults. Screening is being done immediately until position is filled. Equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send a cover letter including your philosophy regarding campus ministry, resume, salary expectations and three references to: Edgewood College, Human Resources Department - CAMMIN, 1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, WI 53711. Fax: (608) 663-3295. Email: Web site:

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Loyola School, a coed, Jesuit independent high school of 210 students located in Manhattan, N.Y., seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic director of campus ministry to foster the school’s faith community. The chaplain will plan and direct the school’s retreat program, including the Kairos retreat, will teach theology and participate as a member of the school’s theology department, will plan school’s liturgies and services, will promote and encourage other prayer experiences in response to the needs of the school community, will participate on the school’s student life team and will work with the Christian Service director to help the school community grow in its awareness of the connections of faith and justice. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in theology/religious studies, experience working with teenagers, experience and/or interest in Ignatian spirituality and the ability to collaborate are required. Job begins Aug. 30. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply contact: Steve Katsouros, SJ, Loyola School, 980 Park Ave., New York, NY 10028. E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER FOR MERRIMACTION -- Merrimack College, North Andover, Mass. The Grace J. Palmisano Center for Campus Ministry is seeking a dynamic individual for service and volunteer ministries. MerrimAction (Merrimack in Action) is an avenue through which students can engage in various volunteer opportunities that empower participants to embrace a lifelong commitment to recognize and change unjust structures that limit people’s option to succeed. The successful candidate will develop programs and supervise students in this faith-based program of volunteering and community service that has a special emphasis on the needs of the greater Lawrence area. Requirements: experience in pastoral ministry and master’s level training in Roman Catholic theology with an emphasis on service and social justice required. Lay, religious and ordained candidates are encouraged to apply. Merrimack College is an equal opportunity employer. For application information, visit our Web site: Or e-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center seeks campus minister with graduate degree in theology/pastoral ministry or equivalent experience to minister (retreats, outreach, supervise student leaders, educational and social activities) on a team of four in a combined parish and student center. Eleven-month contract. Send resume and references to: Rev. Everett Hemann, 2210 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7184. Phone: (515) 292-3810.


PROVIDENCE HOSPITALITY HOUSE, social outreach ministry of the Sisters of Providence, Seattle Washing, seeking team members to provide a Christian home atmosphere for homeless women with children in crisis coming from a diverse population. Candidate must be able to share all aspects of managing a home; have good mental and physical health; good communication skills; motivated with a sense of ministry and a willingness to learn, grow and strengthen her personal, emotional and spiritual growth while living in an intentional community. Benefits include monthly stipend, health and dental insurance, intensive on-site training. Send resume: PO Box 22382, Seattle, WA 98122. Or phone: (206) 322-2107. E-mail:


HIV/AIDS COORDINATOR OF SERVICES -- Sacred Heart Southern Missions seeks a qualified candidate for HIV/AIDS ministry. The role of HIV/AIDS coordinator of services includes education, pastoral and emotional support and networking with social service agencies in the northern Mississippi area. This position will also be responsible for facilitating support groups, coordinating internal and external resources and advocating for legislative support for persons living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in northern Mississippi. This position will be located in Walls, Miss. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related healthcare field or two years experience in a helping profession preferably counseling service, excellent communication skills a must. Sacred Heart Southern Missions is a Catholic organization serving the nine counties of northern Mississippi. A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package are offered. Please send resume and cover letter by May 24, to: Sacred Heart Southern Missions, PO Box 190, Walls, MS 38680. Fax: (662) 781-0842. E-mail:


DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, St. Louis School, Austin, Texas. A full-time position to provide professional development leadership to an elementary Catholic school. Candidate is committed to and supports the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of St. Louis School. Requirements necessary are: experience in public relations, marketing, grant writing and fund raising; successful organizing and implementing experience in relation to an annual giving campaign; alumni, student recruitment and special gifts program; superior oral and written communication skills; strong qualities of initiative and organization; effective relationship and motivational skills with regard to colleagues, volunteers and potential donors; proven ability to oversee multiple projects with attention to detail. Interested candidates please include resume, education, and references and contact: Or by fax: (512) 454-7252


DIRECTOR OF ADULT FAITH FORMATION -- Large parish in Altamonte Springs, Fla., is seeking a qualified person with experience in adult formation. This position covers seven components already established: scripture study, monthly adult religious education, seasonal retreats, RCIA, parish renewal process, small faith communities and “Re-Membering Church.” The director works with an adult faith formation board and many teams of excellent volunteers. Send inquires to: The Pastor, Annunciation Parish, 1020 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. Fax: (407) 869-4661. 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:

HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC COMMUNITY in the Outer Banks of North Carolina is seeking an energetic, motivated, spiritual individual to be part of a collaborative pastoral team. Responsibilities will include working to enhance existing adult formation opportunities including the development of small Christian communities and working toward whole community catechesis. Candidate should be a practicing Catholic with a combination of training and/or experience in adult formation. Send resume to: Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish, Attn: Faith Formation Search Committee, PO Box 510, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949. E-mail:


HISPANIC AND SOCIAL CONCERNS MINISTER in Marshall, Minn., at Holy Redeemer parish. One full-time position with responsibilities split between small Hispanic community and parish members with special needs. Some Spanish required. Experience in ministry desired. Send resume by June 4 to: Holy Redeemer Church, Attn: Leo Langer, 503 W. Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258. E-mail:

ST PATRICK’S PARISH of Fremont, Neb., is searching for a full-time Hispanic minister. Concentration on religious formation and sacramental programs for the children, youth and adults is a substantial part of this job opening along with liturgical coordination. St. Patrick’s is a parish of 27,000 with approximately 3,000 Hispanics. Please send inquiries to: Rev. Owen W. Korte, 422 E. Fourth St., Fremont, NE 68025. Phone: (402) 721-6611. E-mail:


SPIRITUAL CENTER LITURGIST-MUSICIAN -- Bon Secours Spiritual Center (Marriottsville, Md.) is seeking a liturgist-musician to serve on the retreat team, to prepare and lead liturgical celebrations/prayer services and to serve as musician. Candidates need a bachelor’s degree in Catholic liturgical studies, music or related field; experience in planning and leading liturgical prayer; keyboard skills; and experience in planning adult learning experiences in spirituality, prayer and liturgy. Position available July 1. Send a letter of interest, current resume, and salary requirements to: Thomas Morris, BSHSI, 1505 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104. Or e-mail:

MUSIC MINISTRY -- Our Saviour’s Catholic Community, Cocoa Beach, Fla. Full-time music director with knowledge of liturgy and planning rituals. Must oversee formation and training of choirs, have keyboard skills, vocal proficiency and knowledge of Catholic contemporary and traditional music. Community has 2,500 families, with school K-eight. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, including benefits. Send resume and information to: Frank Durso, 1860 Harbor Point Drive, Merritt Island, FL 32952-2819. Phone: (321) 459-0998. E-mail:

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, a children’s choir, funerals, weekly/weekday masses and Shrine services. Diocesan benefits available. Salary competitive. Send resume to: Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay St., Carey, OH 43316. Phone: (419) 396-7107. Fax: (419) 396-3355. Web site:

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Penn State University, Catholic campus ministry. Full-time, year-round position. Works closely with director of team to plan and execute worship. Student population: 42,000; Catholic: 12,000 plus resident university families. Requirements: advanced degree in (liturgical) music or the equivalent preferred with leadership and performance background and keyboard and organ competence; experience with and commitment to Catholic Vatican II liturgy; varied musical interest and competence; sensitivity to diversity, gender, ecumenical and interfaith issues; excellent collaborative and communicative skills and responsibility to the team. Responsibilities: plan, with the director, weekend, holy day and special Masses as well as Holy Week, reconciliation, memorial and seasonal services; introduce traditional and current quality Catholic/Christian music; conduct rehearsals; play (an sing) at weekend liturgies; coordinate and train cantors; oversee composition, copy and distribution of worship aid with staff assistants; attend weekly staff meeting. Start date: July 1. Competitive salary and benefits. Send letter of introduction along with c.v. and three letters of reference with current phone numbers by May 31 to: Rev. Dr. Stephen Honeygosky, OSB, Director of Penn State Catholic Campus Ministry, 205 B Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802.

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY -- A full-time position will be available Aug. 1 in a 2,000-family parish in Washington, D.C., suburbs. Applicant should have an educational background and experience that includes the study of Catholic liturgical theology and training in music to include keyboard and vocal skills. Responsibilities include liturgy planning, coordinating our parish music program (traditional choir, five contemporary music groups, children’s choir and cantors), as well as training of lectors, Eucharistic ministers and other liturgical ministries. Must work collaboratively with pastor, associate pastor and large parish staff, both professional and volunteer. Salary commensurate with experience and training. Send resume and references to: Rev. Francis G. Kazista, St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, 12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. Or e-mail the information to:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC Full or part-time director of music position available. Applicant needs to be proficient in playing piano and organ. Familiarity with sacramental life of the church and willingness to also work with children important. Contact: St. Michael Parish Search Committee, 345 Edwards St., Grand Ledge, MI 48837. Fax: (517) 627-1289. E-mail:

LITURGIST/MUSICIAN for 1,800-family parish. Prefer experience. Send resume to: St. Patrick Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, WI 54016. Phone: (715) 381-5120.

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. Advanced level training 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. Phone: (270) 534-9000. Or contact the office of music, Diocese of Owensboro, Ky. Phone: (270) 683-1545.


DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL CONCERNS -- A full-time position will be available July 1 in a 2,000-family parish in Washington, D.C., suburbs. Required is a degree in social work and/or Catholic theology, to include a thorough knowledge of Catholic social justice theology. Responsibilities include leadership development in parish social justice ministry, establishing relationships and working with archdiocesan organizations, local social service agencies and interfaith organizations. The parish has a social justice tradition that includes St. Vincent de Paul Society, sister parish in Haiti and a wide variety of programs. Applicant must work collaboratively with pastor, associate pastor and a large parish staff, both professional and volunteer. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Send resume and references to: Social Justice Search Committee, St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, 12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. E-mail: Web site:


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:


ST. LABRE INDIAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS has the following openings for the 2004-2005 school year: K-five principal, high school English, middle school English, one elementary teacher, K-eight health and physical education. All positions require appropriate Montana certification. St. Labre offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including housing. We invite you to be a part of a unique mission to the Northern Cheyenne and Crow peoples. Contact: Russ Alexander, Director of School, Mission Road, Ashland, MT 59003. Phone: (406) 784-4560. E-mail:


THE ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC COLLEGES and Universities invites applications for the position of president. Review of applicants will begin May 22. The new president will take office during mid-summer 2005. Nominations and applications should be sent to: William P. Leahy, SJ, Search Committee Chair, 18 Old Colony Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. For the position description and information about the association go to:


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.

THEOLOGY INSTRUCTOR. Marquette High School located on the shores of Lake Michigan is looking for a theology teacher primarily in the areas of social justice and Old and New Testament. Salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume and salary requirements to: (219) 873-1327. Or e-mail to: For information on the school visit:

PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY seeks an accomplished Christian scholar and educator for the teaching of theology and the arts with expertise in theology and the fine arts and an emphasis on visual graphic, architectural, design and plastic arts. Details and application information are on the seminary Web page:


COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Several full-time parish positions open in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. Competitive salaries and benefits. Training and continuing education opportunities. Openings in Portland metropolitan area, west-central Oregon. Oregon coast and smaller parishes. Strong emphasis on coordinating the implementation of “Renewing the Vision.” Send cover letter and resume to: CYM Openings, Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214.

CAMPUS AND YOUTH MINISTER in Marshall, Minn., at Holy Redeemer parish. One full-time position with responsibilities split between Southwest Minnesota State University campus and parish high school youth. Related degree required and experience desired. Submit resume by June 4 to: Holy Redeemer Church, Attn: Leo Langer, 503 W. Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258. E-mail:

THE DIOCESE OF ERIE, Pa., has an opening for the position of director of youth and young adult ministry. Work in a collaborative setting with other directors in the department of religious education to provide services to the parishes of the diocese. Job description available upon request at: (814) 824-1217. Send resumes by June 15 to: Rev. John Schultz, PO Box 10397, Erie, PA 16514.

LARGE TAMPA BAY CATHOLIC church seeks a full-time experienced director of youth ministry for a very active Life Teen program. Responsible for middle school, high school, young adult and two-year confirmation program. This church is designated as the Life Teen hub parish for the state of Florida. The director of youth ministry 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 of “Life Teen” and with “Renewing the Vision” and “Sons and Daughters of the Light.” Minimum of BA in religious education or related field (MA a plus). Bilingual Spanish very helpful. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Full diocesan benefits. Please send inquiries, resumes with references to: Director of Youth Ministry Search (Attn: Pastor), Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511-5443. Fax: (813) 655-7948. Or E-mail at:

COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY (CYM) -- Are you the one? A vibrant, spirit-filled parish of 700 families is seeking a full-time CYM to develop and implement a comprehensive vision for our teens-middle school through senior high. Responsibilities include the spiritual, catechetical and social activities/programs for our youth. St. Joan of Arc parishioners are youth-friendly and committed to the development of an in-depth and integrated ministry. We need you and we will support your 100 percent. Our CYM must be an outgoing, self-assured Roman Catholic with compassion, excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for nurturing our treasured young people in the way of the Gospel. Must have a proven record in fostering the personal, moral, spiritual, intellectual and leadership needs of youth. The CYM will work collaboratively with a dynamic and experienced pastoral care team. The CYM will be experienced with and implement the components of an integrated youth ministry program as outlined in “Renewing the Vision.” Applicant must have minimum of a bachelor’s degree in theology, ministry, religious education or related field. An advanced degree is preferred. A minimum of two years experience is required. St. Joan of Arc Parish is part of the Diocese of Richmond and located in beautiful Yorktown, Va. The parish is minutes from the beach and part of a dynamic, growing community. If you are the one, send your vision of youth ministry for our parish and a resume with two written references to: Youth Ministry Position, c/o Fr. James Curran, 315 Harris Grove Lane, Yorktown, VA 23692. Phone: (757) 898-5570.

YOUTH DIRECTOR -- Medium-sized dynamic Catholic mountain parish near Vail, Colo., ski resort. Housing available and discounted ski pass. E-mail:

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- Parish in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., seeks full-time, spirit-filled Catholic to develop our current (Life Teen and other) youth ministries. We are looking for a dynamic and self-directed leader with good organizational and communication skills. Degree preferred in pastoral ministry or related fields. Some experience in Life Teen ministry desirable. Salary negotiable. Generous retirement and health benefits. Send resume and three references to: Sr. Jean, St. Gregory Church, 200 N. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324. Fax: (954) 473-2084. E-mail:

ST. RAPHAEL, a diverse Jesuit parish of 4,000 families seeks a dynamic practicing Catholic as full-time director of youth ministry for grades six-12. For job responsibilities and information regarding where to submit your resume, see our parish Web site:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY -- St Theresa’s Church, Austin, Texas. Duties include developing and implementing a variety of catechetical, service and social programs for 250 middle school students and providing administrative support to the senior high youth ministry program. Send resume and cover letter by May 31 to: Or phone: (512) 451-2940.

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