National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 28, 2004

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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:


SALESIAN SPIRITUALITY CONFERENCE -- “Encounters” is the theme for the 22nd annual conference on the Spirituality of DeSales and DeChantal. Aug. 5-8, St. Louis Academy of the Visitation. Lodging at the Marriott. Presentations, prayer, discussions, Salesian resources. Contact: DeSales Resources and Ministries, Stella Niagara, NY 14144. Phone toll-free: (800) 782-2270. 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:


WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR LIFE? Earn a master’s degree or certificate in culture and spirituality. Weekend or semester format pre-institute retreat, July 27 -29. Albert Nolan, OP; David Steindl-Rast, OSB. Summer institute: “Cosmology: New Context for Spirituality,” July 29 - Aug. 1. Albert Nolan, OP; Rosemary Radford Ruether; Brian Swimme; Diarmuid O’Murchu, MSC; and outstanding Sophia Center faculty. Sophia Center at Holy Names University: (800) 794-8813. 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

MISSIONS/RETREATS -- Numerous topics offered by Oblates of St. Francis de Sales and colleagues. DeSales Resources and Ministries, Fr. John Graden, director: (800) 782-2270. Web site:

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

VERY INTERFAITH MARIAN PILGRIMAGES to Rome, Assisi, Loreto, Medjugorje. An annual meditation retreat on the road. Two weeks: $2,570. Phone Ella Rozett: (707) 874-3397. Web site:

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:


BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE -- One hour from New York City, Bethany has 84 beautiful acres and borders on a lake. Single rooms, two hermitages and a lakeside cottage available. Directed retreats: June 25-July 3 (Spanish), July 7-15, July 18-26, Aug. 1-6, Aug. 8-14. Private and individual retreats available throughout the year. Ask for a brochure with details of programs. 202 County Route 105, PO Box 1003, Highland Mills, NY 10930-1003. Phone: (845) 928-2213. Fax: (845) 928-9437.

“THE SPIRITUAL VISION of Henri Nouwen: Living And Dying As The Beloved,” July 5-9, at The Passionists Calvary Retreat Center, Shrewsbury, Mass. A retreat experience in the tradition of Henri Nouwen. Workshops and keynote presentations by friends and former colleagues of Henri: Sr. Sue Mosteller, CSJ (Nouwen’s Literary Executrix); Joe Vostermans (L’Arche Daybreak); Ernie Rivard (Nouwen Society member and associate retreat director at Calvary); and a L’Arche core member will lead us through some of Henri’s most personal insights on life and death. Forty minutes west of historic Boston. Offering: $295 includes room, program and meals. For brochure or registration: (508) 842-8821. 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:

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:

WINTER SABBATICAL - Jan. 3-Feb. 3, 2005. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation in this Southern California garden oasis. For information or to register contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail:

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:

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:

Web Sites

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Employment Wanted

EXPERIENCED MDIV -- Pastoral care, nurture, spiritual development, teaching, preaching and retreats. Seeks relocation to a vibrant southeast coastal Christian community or retreat center. Contact Veronica Ostrowska. Phone: (845) 887-5284.

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:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Saint Peter’s College, the Jesuit College of New Jersey, is seeking an assistant director of campus ministry to work with the director in executing the programs of campus ministry and in addressing the spiritual, religious and ministerial needs of the college community. Primary responsibilities include nurturing and developing a program of retreats including the training and leadership building of peer ministers. Additional experience with liturgical music and/or alternative spring break and global outreach service projects preferred. As needed, the assistant director will also collaborate with various members of the college community and campus ministry on programs and initiatives including Roman Catholic, ecumenical and interfaith liturgies; social justice education and action; spiritual reflection; community service; RCIA, and college committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to respond creatively and with flexibility to evolving needs of campus community members. A graduate degree in theology, pastoral ministry or related area is preferred. The assistant director should have at least three years in campus ministry or pastoral experience that compliments the mission of campus ministry at a religiously, culturally and ethnically diverse college. The successful candidate should possess good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. The assistant director must be committed to the mission and values of a Catholic Jesuit education and Saint Peter’s College. Availability: immediately. Salary commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We do not acknowledge receipt of applications. Saint Peter’s College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Interested applicants may submit a resume, along with a personal theology of ministry statement and three letters of reference to: The Office of Human Resources, 39 Glenwood Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306. Or by email to:

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.


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS PROGRAM COORDINATOR -- To assist schools in the Diocese of Des Moines, Iowa, with a variety of academic and government programs. Successful candidate must be practicing Catholic and possess excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. Aptitude to establish and maintain collaborative relationships and produce results. Previous experience as a principal of Catholic schools at an elementary or high school level strongly preferred. Possess clear understanding of the role and function of Catholic schools. MA in educational administration required with three-five years related experience strongly preferred. Practical knowledge of Iowa school Improvement efforts, government and area education agency programs preferred. Some travel required. Application deadline: June 4.. Diocese of Des Moines, Human Resources, 601 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309-2501. Fax: (515) 237-5070. 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


RESEARCH CENTER DIRECTOR -- The Glenmary Home Missioners seek an experienced PhD in sociology or related social science to direct the Glenmary Research Center (Nashville, Tenn.). The center focuses on applied research related to social, cultural and religious life in the rural United States, particularly the South, with emphasis on parish, community and region. The position requires the ability to design and conduct studies using quantitative and qualitative research skills, with GIS skills a definite plus. Also required are strong leadership and administrative skills, ability to communicate with a wide variety of Catholic and ecumenical lay and professional audiences and to supervise a small staff. The director must be a Roman Catholic with knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, Glenmary and its missions. Salary is competitive with an excellent fringe benefit package. Search begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Those with a master’s degree and a minimum of five years experience in a similar type research center may be considered. Please submit vita (or resume) to: Search Committee, Glenmary Research Center, 1312 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208. Fax: (615) 251-1472.Or e-mail documents as MS-Word attachments to: Further information about Glenmary, the GRC or the position can be found at:

MARIANIST VOLUNTEER PROGRAM -- The Marianist Province of the United States seeks a director for the Marianist Volunteer Program, a national service program that integrates service to the poor and vulnerable with a supportive faith based community. Marianists have a long history of serving the poor and the marginalized with a focus on justice, collaboration and community. The director is responsible for program development, recruitment and support of volunteers; development of placement sites and representation to the Family of Mary and other national volunteer organizations. Qualifications: passionate commitment to the poor and oppressed, knowledge of and commitment to the Marianist charism; experience directing or participating in voluntary service programs desirable; committed to ongoing personal spiritual growth; available for travel; ability to organize, prioritize tasks; supervise and recruit staff and volunteers; excellent interpersonal skills including written, oral, and computer communication and a committed Catholic. Minimum education: bachelor’s degree. A competitive salary and benefit package is offered. Qualified applicants may send cover letter and resume to: Marianist Province of the United States, MVP Search Committee, 4425 W. Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. Phone: (859) 291-6197. E-mail:


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:


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 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 (and 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 MINISTRIES -- If you feel called to serve a small (550-family) parish in the picturesque Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania, whose people really care about each other and actively live the Gospel ... if you feel called to serve a community whose people value music as the heartbeat of prayer ... if you are open to praying in both contemporary and traditional styles of music (a faith-filled minister who happens to be a gifted musician), then perhaps the Lord is calling you to St. Rochus Parish in Johnstown, Pa. for more information please phone Fr. Charlie Amershek: (814) 539-1520.

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:


OVERSEAS LAY MISSION: Join a dedicated team serving the poor in Peru, Kenya, Eritrea or South Africa. We provide great training and support. Application deadline for spring 2005 is Sept. 1.Comboni Lay Missionaries, La Grange Park, IL. Phone: (708) 354-2050. Explore our Web site at:


PRINCIPAL OPENINGS -- Catholic Elementary Schools. Degree in educational administration and supervision required; New York state certification preferred; experience in Catholic school as teacher/administrator required. Must be a practicing Catholic and an active member of a Catholic community. Salary negotiated by degree and experience. Send resume and cover letter to: Sr. Elaine Englert, SSJ, Director of Catholic School Personnel and Recruitment, 1150 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY 14624. Phone: (585) 328-3210, ext. 1252. E-mail:


DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Diocese of Jackson, Miss., seeks applicant to oversee catechetical efforts in parishes and Catholic schools, as well as, continue the faith formation and education of catechists and program administrators. Qualifications include: master’s degree in theology (or related field), active participation in the life of the church, commitment to post-Vatican II theology, desire to work collaboratively, sensitivity to cultural/regional differences, good communication and computer skills. Previous experience in pastoral, catechetical or academic supervisory responsibilities is required. Candidate will need to be well rounded in catechist formation skills, as well as, be able to develop/facilitate programs in adult spirituality. He/she must be willing to collaborate both within the department of educational services and with other diocesan offices to further develop leadership/ministry formation programs. This position will offer exciting challenges for someone interested in contributing to diocesan ministry focused on building vibrant parish programs and Catholic schools. Application deadline: June 15. Start date: Aug. 1. To apply, send cover letter, resume and five letters of reference to: Dept. of Ed Services Search Team, PO Box 2248, Jackson, MS 39225-2248. Fax; 601 960-8469. Or 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.

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:

BIOLOGY/FRESHMAN PHYSICS TEACHER for private, all-girls Catholic high school. Send resume to: Principal, Nerinx Hall High School, 530 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119.

RELIGION TEACHER -- St. John’s College High School, a Catholic, coeducational college preparatory school located in Washington, D.C., near Chevy Chase, Md., is accepting resumes for a teaching position in religion for fall. A degree in theology, divinity or religious education is preferred. Candidate must be Roman Catholic. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Principal, St. John’s Catholic High School, 2607 Military Road, N.W. Washington, DC 20015. E-mail:


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:

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

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