National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 7, 2008

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Animal Concern

CATHOLIC CONCERN For Animals speaks out for God's animals in our world. CCA has extensive historical and theological research. International journal, The Ark, available to members - first copy free upon request. CCA-USA has a Veterinary Charity Fund which needs donations. For more information visit: "LET everything that has breath praise the Lord." Psalm 150:6


FRANCIS DE SALES: "Treatise on the Love of God" by John K. Ryan. Newly republished, two volumes. DeSales Resources and Ministries. (800) 782-2270 or

SAINT JANE DE CHANTAL: Biography by Andrè Ravier. Newly republished. DeSales Resources and Ministries.(800) 782-2270 or


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.


COSMIC CATHOLIC FAITH-SHARING MANUAL. The Ecology/Economy/Eucharist Connection. Download free.

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:


DISCERNING MINISTRY? Religious Life? Enriching Sabbatical? Prayerful Retreat? Call (509) 323-6012

Note Cards and Journals

CONTEMPLATIVE note cards, journals, meditation DVDs. Spiritual direction and pastoral ministry. Web site: Phone: 1-888-707-6255.


FRANCISCAN Fr. Mario DiCicco, president/rector Franciscan School of Theology, is leading two Holy Land pilgrimages in 2008: May 24/June 4, Sept. 20/Oct.1. He has 32 years of guiding pilgrims to the Holy Land. Write for brochure: 1712 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709. E-mail:

TWO PILGRIMAGES exploring the Celtic Tradition: Scotland: April 13-24, 2008 or Ireland: June 26 - July 6, 2008. Contact: Jane Comerford, (509) 868-1683. E-mail:


RETREAT in Hidden Italy, Calabria. 30 April - 11 May 2008 (Pentecost) Join an English group on a retreat at the new Rosminian House near the beach at Capo Rizzuto, Province of Crotone. Retreat giver: Fr.David Tobin, Porta Latina, Rome Choose from various travel options. $2,300, excluding flight USA-Europe Web site: E-mail:

BETHANY RETREAT HOUSE, East Chicago, Indiana, offers private and individually-directed silent retreats, including Ignatian 30 days, year round in a prayerful home setting. Contact Joyce Diltz, PHJC: (219) 398- 5047. E-mail: Web site:

Author Nicole Sotelo directs a retreat on Women Healing from Abuse on April 18, 19, 20 Details at: Evensong Retreat & Spirituality Center, Cape Cod. Private, Group, & Directed Retreats. (508) 432-0027

JESUIT SUMMER RETREATS: 3 to 30 days. Anchorage. Panoramic setting. Then, Tour Alaska's Grandeur. (907) 346-2343, ext. 215.

Visit LIVINGSTONE GUESTHOUSE and find the sun in Sarasota, FL. Individual retreats, spiritual direction, and counseling. (941) 445-5252

THE LOYOLA EXPERIENCE -- A retreat-pilgrimage following Ignatius Loyola in Spain with Julio Giulietti, S.J., and Thomas A. Kane, CSP. June 23-30, 2008 - See website for registration: or contact Fr. Giulietti's office at Wheeling Jesuit University: (304) 243-2233.


SPRING SABBATICAL: May 7 - June 7, 2008. WINTER SABBATICAL: Jan. 5 - Feb. 5, 2009. An ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation. For more information contact Julie Mussche, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. (714) 744-3175 ext. 4406. E-mail: Web site:

FORMATION CONSULTATION SERVICES -- provides unique, flexible and holistic sabbatical programs within a nurturing small community atmosphere. Programs are tailored specifically to each participant's needs. Program details are located on our web site: Our web site also offers a helpful selection of articles on formation for free downloading. Phone:(508)234-6540.

Spanish Studies

LEARN SPANISH in Guatemalan Highlands, promote rural Maya education. $140 per week immersion experience provides professional one-on-one instruction, room, board, vocabulary for professionals, volunteer opportunities with non-profit collaborative (518) 258-6923 Web site: E-mail:

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:

IMMERSION IN SPANISH Language and Culture Course June 1st through 19th 2008 in Miami, Florida. Designed for religious, priest, deacons, seminarians, and laity interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic Ministry. Recommended for beginners. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 7700 SW 56th St. Miami, FL. 33155. E-mail: Phone: (305) 279-2333.


"BIBLICAL WOMEN" (Holy Land) May 20 - 28. "EARLY CHRISTIAN WOMEN" (Rome/Italy) May 28 - June 5. Join Drs. Lyn Osiek, RSCJ and Janet Tulloch on two journeys of discovery. Contact information: (646) 736-7964 Web site: E-mail:


THE FRANCISCAN COVENANT PROGRAM seeks Catholic Men and Women, married or single, under 67, free of financial and family obligations to LIVE, WORK and PRAY with the Friars in Retreat and other ministries in California. Need mature, spiritually motivated, adaptable candidates for minimum 1 year commitment. Call Dan or Linda at (760)757 3651 or

World Teas

WORLD TEAS Featuring Hildegard Bingen Recipes. Web site: Phone: (805)804-6637.


Employment Opportunities


THE OFFICE of the College Chaplains seeks an Assistant Chaplain to join a 9 person team. Preference will be given to Jesuit candidates. Areas of responsibility include: sacramental ministry with regular presiding at liturgy, assistance and participation on retreats and international immersion programs, pastoral counseling, spiritual direction, and responsibility for intellectual formation for faith development. This position participates in and leads efforts at evangelization. We are looking for an energetic, creative person who is committed to a team-based approach and who enjoys working with undergraduate college students. This position provides the opportunity to work with a diverse, highly collaborative team of lay, religious, and ordained persons and to live in a Jesuit community. This is an eleven-month position which begins August 1, 2008. Qualifications: Master of Divinity or equivalent required. Experience in ministry, preferably in an undergraduate college environment. Candidates should submit cover letter, résumé, and list of 5 references with contact information and relationship to the candidate to: or mail to: Assistant Director/Employment, College of the Holy Cross, One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610, or Fax: (508)793-3575. The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace. A member of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium.


CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY, a Jesuit, Catholic university in Omaha, Nebraska, is seeking a candidate for the position of Associate Vice-president for University Ministry. The division of University Ministry at Creighton is one of seven divisions of the University. The Associate Vice-president will report directly to the Vice-president for University Ministry and will have direct responsibility for serving five departments of the division: Campus Ministry, The Creighton Center for Service and Justice, the Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality, The Institute for Latin American Concern, and The Creighton University Retreat Center. Under the supervision of the Vice-president, the Associate Vice-president will coordinate the administration of each department, including staffing and policies, as well as the development, presentation and management of their annual operating budget. The Associate Vice-president will also work closely with the Vice-president and the division's Collaborative Ministry Office, and its Online Ministries, in promoting the Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity of the University. The Associate Vice-president must be a Roman Catholic, with a minimum of a master's degree in a related field, such as theology, divinity, ministry, or counseling. He or she should have significant experience with administration in ministry, preferably in a Catholic college or university, especially having expertise in planning, program development and staff supervision. Service in Jesuit higher education and experience of Ignatian Spirituality is strongly preferred. An appreciation of Catholic Social Teaching and a commitment to the service of the poor is necessary. A demonstrated facility for serving in a cross-cultural, multi-faith environment is preferred. To apply for this position, please complete the online application, attaching a cover letter with an extended description of any experience in Jesuit higher education or of Ignatian Spirituality at: The position is open until filled.


CAMPUS MINISTER/PLD, University of California, Santa Barbara. This is a full time position requiring Campus Ministry and Parish Life director skills. Starts 7/1/08. Lead Spiritual/Administrative life of parish and develop Catholic student body with the help of assigned priest. Rectory apartment is part of compensation. Requirements: must have strong desire to lead parish as well as to minister to campus. Masters and Min 3 years Campus Ministry necessary. Bi-lingual (SP0 DESIRABLE. Must fulfill requirements of LA Archdiocese PLD program. Application process: Qualified candidates should submit résumé and cover letter to deacon Bill Smith, 3240 Calle Pinon, SB, 93105 Website: E-mail:

CAMPUS MINISTER -- University Catholic Center/UCLA seeking full-time Campus Minister with focus on Music and Liturgy. Min. Requirements: BA and commitment to completing courses leading to a Master's Degree in a supervised field relevant to religious pastoral ministry, two yrs leadership experience in campus ministry or other related ministry field, commitment to Vatican II principles. To build community and providing pastoral care for Catholic students at UCLA, direct comprehensive music program, act as an advisor for various student run committees. For a complete job description, visit and click on Job Posting. Contact Archdiocese of Los Angeles, 3424 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010. E-mail: Fax: (213)637-6116.

THE COLLEGE of St. Scholastica, a four year Catholic Benedictine College, invites applications for the position of Campus Minister for its Duluth campus. Will assist the Coordinator of Campus Ministry in providing opportunities for student's spiritual growth and education. Will nurture faith development in liturgical, spiritual, outreach and social activities. Responsibilities include promoting social justice through the student service program, alternative spring break trips, and social justice education. Bachelor's degree with 2 years ministry experience required; master's degree in theology or ministry preferred. Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate good interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills along with dedication to their own personal, spiritual growth. Ten-month/year position to start August 15. For more information and to apply visit All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of an offer of employment. AA/EOE

CAMPUS MINISTER. Niagara University, a Catholic and Vincentian University of 3,000 students, seeks a campus minister to join a team that is committed to walking the journey with young adults as they live out their faith as students engaged in Higher Education, and find opportunities to serve those less fortunate, in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, founder of the Congregation that has been serving here at Niagara for 150 years, the Vincentian Priests and Brothers. There is nothing more exciting than to be with young adults as they respond to that deep down desire to make the world a better place! That's our privilege as Campus Ministers! The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic, have a bachelor's degree, three years' experience in college level campus ministry or related work with young adults (post High School age), and a valid driver's license that meets insurance company rules and regulations for driving underwriting criteria. A Master's Degree in Theology, divinity, or related field, and CCMA certification is preferred. Primary responsibilities include Spiritual Formation Programs and Retreats, Bible Study, Faith Sharing Groups, participation in alternative winter and spring break service programs, and evangelization. Computer skills and organizational skills are required. Extensive evening and weekend work required. This is a full time, 10 month position, beginning August 15, 2008. Visit for complete position description + requirements. Interested? Send cover letter and résumé to: Human Resources Director, PO Box 1911, Niagara University, New York 14109-1911. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

ST. JOHN'S PREP seeks interested candidates for the position of Campus Minister. The Campus Ministry team serves as the pastoral staff for the school community and is given the mandate of developing a vibrant and worshipping faith community that meets the faith development needs of adolescent boys. The team offers Sacramental worship, retreat, and service immersion programs, and provides an active ministry presence in all areas of school life. Campus Ministers are currently expected to teach one course. Founded in 1907, St. John's Prep is a Xaverian Brothers sponsored secondary school for young men. Located on a 175 acre campus in Danvers, Massachusetts, St. John's enrolls 1,250 young men from 90 communities. Visit for a detailed job description. Cover letters and résumés may be sent to Theresa Phillips at


NEEDED: Priest chaplain for monastery of 60+ Benedictine Sisters; also for small Catholic hospital. Beautiful rural north-central Idaho location. Ideal opportunity for ministry, sabbatical, quality solitude time, writing. Requirements: good liturgist, homilist, pastoral care, including with elderly. Web site: Position available after 07/01/2008. Interviews ongoing after 02/01/08. For further information, contact: Sr. Judith Brower, Monastery of St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Rd., Cottonwood, ID 83522. (208) 962-3224. Fax: (208) 962-7212. E-mail:


HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH, Mustang, Oklahoma, a friendly, growing parish seeks a full time, mature, experienced, practicing Catholic to be Youth Coordinator for all youth, DRE for grades 9-12, Coordinator of Confirmation program, and Whole Community Catechesis team member. Bachelor's degree in theology, or religious education, or CMD certification or desire to obtain same required. Mail résumé, references, and letter of interest to Fr. Jim, Holy Spirit Church, PO Box 246, Mustang, OK 73064.

COORDINATOR of Youth Ministry - St. Elizabeth Parish, Acton MA, seeks full time CYM for large, comprehensive youth ministry program. Candidates must be team players with significant YM experience in a Roman Catholic setting, and elicit trust from colleagues, parents, and youth. Position requires organizational and communications skills and participation in parish's program of total community catechesis. Send résumé to Walter J. Woods, Pastor, 89 Arlington St, Acton, MA 01720 or

COORDINATOR of Youth Ministry: St. Patrick Church of Merna, Bloomington, Illinois is seeking a F/T coordinator of a well established Youth Ministry program for grades 6 -12. The YM Coordinator oversees the Religious Ed. Programs (under the direction of the Religious Education Director), Confirmation preparation, and coordinates all youth ministry social and service activities. Must be able to direct volunteers and work with a parish staff. Contact Fr. Jerry Ward, Pastor at or St. Patrick Church of Merna, 1001 N. Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704. (309)662-7361.

PARISH LIFE COORDINATOR sought by two small parishes in the Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky. Position entails comprehensive responsibility for the pastoral life and ministry of the parishes. Position requires a Master's degree in pastoral ministry or equivalent, 3 years of parish pastoral ministry experience, and working knowledge of Spanish. This is a full-time position with professional compensation and benefits, beginning July 1, 2008. Send résumés and inquiries to: or to St. Susan Church, Box 788, Elkton, KY 42220.

HOLY CROSS PARISH, large multi-cultural parish located in Dover, DE seeks energetic, youth oriented Catholic to serve our parish and school communities as our full time Coordinator of Youth Ministry. Prior experience and understanding of Renewing the Vision, competency to implement comprehensive youth ministry in parish environment a must. Responsibilities include: maintain comprehensive ministry including 7-12th grade, collaborating with staff and advisors to implement age-appropriate retreat and service opportunities. MA in theology/related field, youth ministry cert., preferred. For information on openings or to apply for positions, send letter, résumé, list of references to: Patrick Donovan, Diocese of Wilmington, 1626 N. Union Street, Wilmington, DE 19806. Fax: (302) 658-7617. E-mail: Application deadline is March 31, 2008.

ST. ANNE PARISH in Barrington, IL. (NW suburb of Chicago) is searching for a Coordinator to oversee the development, integration and implementation of its lifelong parish-wide catechetical initiative, Generations of Faith. Qualifications: an active catholic; preferably completed a Master of Arts in Religious Education or similar theological study; possess commitment to continued spiritual growth; exhibit leadership ability and excellent communication and organizational skills. Experience: candidate should have senior administrative leadership experience within a Catholic community; preferable within a large parish (more than 2,500 families) with a parochial elementary school. Duties: primarily responsible for the parish wide development and ministerial coordination of Generations Of faith as well as the integration of an annual curriculum for intergenerational faith formation throughout parish activities. Send résumé and references by March 28, 2008 to Fr. Jack Dewes, St. Anne Catholic Church, 120 N. Ela St., Barrington, Il. 60010. Ph.: (847) 382-5300. E-mail:

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Director/Campus Minister- This is a full-time 10-month position beginning August 1, 2008. Serves as overall coordinator of the Religious Education Program (REP), participates in campus ministry programming for the university students, and works collaboratively as a member of the parish pastoral team. Bachelor's Degree in related field required; Master's Degree desired. Review of application materials begins March 10. Personnel Committee, Christ Church/ Newman Center, 396 First Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301 Phone: (320)251-3260. See complete job description at:

LITURGY AND MUSIC Coordinator at St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Individual works with Worship Commission to develop policy and coordinate all aspects of parish liturgies, including training and scheduling of all ministers. STA is a vibrant faith community of 550 resident families and 1,200 college students. Required: Practicing Catholic. Proficiency in vocal, keyboard or instrumental music. Preference for Master's degree in appropriate area. Send résumé to Rev. Everett Hemann, 2210 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50014-7184; (515)292-3810. Open until March 10.


ST. LOUIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 4200 families in Austin, Texas seeks fulltime Director of Religious Education for pre K - grade 5. Parish model is Family Faith Formation including sacramental preparation. Bilingual Eng/Spanish preferred. Salary commensurate with experience/education. Mail or fax résumés to St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78757 Attn. Rev. Larry Covington or

THE ARCHDIOCESE of Miami is seeking a new Director for the Department of Religious Education. The candidate should be a Catholic in good standing with a completed Master’s degree in theology or a related field, and experience as a catechetical leader on the parish level. The candidate should be knowledgeable of current issues in catechetical pedagogy, possess an understanding of the role of technology in catechesis, and demonstrate a commitment to multicultural learning. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Resume and cover letters, including three references, should be sent via e-mail to Mr. Israel Diaz, Chairman of Search Committee, at

DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT -- Christ the King Catholic Church in Tampa, FL is accepting applications for the full time position of Director of Institutional Advancement. The Director is responsible for all development activities including Development Office management, strategic planning, total stewardship, financial resource development, communications and long-range planning for the parish. The candidate must be committed to living a faith-filled life and be able to work collaboratively with church leadership. He or she is to have at least a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, and ten years experience in development, preferably in the not-for-profit sector. A base salary with full benefit package, plus bonus incentive package is being offered. E-mail cover letter to:

OUR LADY of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, a large, active, suburban parish, seeks, full-time Director of Music Ministries with a unique opportunity to develop and grow a parish music program. Parish committed to creating a program adhering to the highest musical standards. Responsibilities: preparation for weekend liturgies and special liturgies; provide direction, training for several music groups, instrumentalists and cantors. Requirements: previous professional experience and training in church music; a bachelor's degree in music, master's preferred; superior skills in organ, piano, voice; exceptional interpersonal skills, organizational and management skills. Competitive salary and benefits. For a job description please call the parish office at (847) 729-1525 or e-mail Please send résumé and three references by April 15 to: Rev. Thomas Hickey, Pastor, 1775 Grove Street, Glenview, IL 60025.

ST. VINCENT PALLOTTI Catholic Church, Milwaukee, WI, is looking for a full time Director of Liturgy and Music. Responsibilities include collaborating with Pastoral staff, school staff, and parish/liturgical committees in developing the parish liturgical program including liturgical music and training and directing parish liturgical ministries. The position also works with grade school teachers and children in the area of liturgy and music. Minimum qualifications include; Bachelor's degree in Music, five years of experience, knowledge of Catholic and liturgical traditions, proficiency in piano/keyboard and organ, choral directing and ability to inspire the full, active and conscious participation of the assembly in parish liturgies. Send your résumé to: Search Committee, St. Vincent Pallotti Parish, 201 N. 76th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53213. E-mail: or

DIRECTOR of Music and Liturgy. St. Scholastica is an active worship community in the Diocese of St. Petersburg with 1600 families and four weekend Masses. Responsibilities include: planning and directing rehearsal of liturgical musicians for weekend liturgies and holy days of obligation; collaboration with the pastor and liturgical heads of ministry to coordinate the parish's liturgical program; and collaboration with the interparochial school for the weekly school Mass. Incumbent must be proficient in organ, keyboard and voice. Minimum qualifications include: BA in Music and 3 years' related experience as well as knowledge of the Catholic liturgical and musical tradition; Competitive salary and benefits package. St. Scholastica Roman Catholic Church, 4301 W. Homosassa Trail, Lecanto, Florida 34461. Phone: (352) 746-9422. Fax: (352) 746-2335 Web site:

VIBRANT Central Florida parish seeks qualified Full or Part time Director of Music and Liturgy to serve its growing needs. This individual will need to have a thorough understanding of Catholic Liturgy, Organ & Choral skills and a desire to work as part of a pastoral team. Our parish has four weekend liturgies, three holy day liturgies as well as daily mass. We are looking for someone who will develop a Liturgy Committee, both adult and children choirs and a cantor program. We would like to fill this position by July 1, 2008 and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Please send your résumé to: St. Ann's Catholic Church, PO Box 530218, DeBary, Florida 32753.

SAINT MARY'S University of Minnesota, a Catholic Lasallian University, in the beautiful bluffs of Winona, Minnesota is looking for a Director and Assistant Director of Campus Ministry. Both positions entail the promoting of spirituality and faith life on the Winona Campus. If you are interested in embracing and fostering the Catholic Lasallian philosophies of Saint John Baptist de La Salle at a small liberal arts university, please apply on or before March 14, 2008. For additional information on these positions please see the website at: and click on job opportunities. All applications can be sent to: Tim Gossen, 700 Terrace Heights 9, Winona, MN 55987.

DIRECTOR of Liturgy and Music. St. Mary Catholic Community, 1700 Missoula Ave., Helena, MT 59601. Phone: (406) 442-5268. E-mail: Saint Mary, a 550-family parish with well-established music/liturgy program, is seeking a full-time, faith-filled director starting July 1, 2008. Three weekend Liturgies, seasonal Evening Prayer and other rites are supported by cantors, keyboard players, adult choir, contemporary ensemble with Kawai grand piano and 18-rank Rutz organ in a recently renewed contemporary worship space. Extensive use of GIA and OCP repertoire. Qualified applicants will have a BA or MA in music with liturgy certification and/or experience. Salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and diocesan salary scale. Contact parish for complete job description. Send résumé with cover letter to the attention of the Search Committee at the address above.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA, Catholic Student Center, Des Moines, IA is seeking full-time Director of Music and Liturgy to serve on our Campus Ministry Team. St. Catherine is a faith community of student and non-students with a strong tradition dedicated to prayerful liturgical celebrations. Applicant should have education and experience in Catholic liturgical theology. We seek a candidate with a background in music, music ministry, and choral direction with organizational skills; strong spirituality; and willingness to work in a collaborative setting on Campus Ministry Team. Requirements: Practicing Catholic, Bachelor's degree in religious studies, liturgy or equivalent. Knowledge and experience with Catholic liturgy and music and good communication and organizational skills. Preferred: Master's degree in Liturgy, practicing musician, either piano or guitar, experience in campus ministry. Send letter of interest, résumé and names and addresses of three references to: Search Committee, St. Catherine of Siena, 1150 28th St. Des Moines, IA 50311. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

DIRECTOR of Music -- Church of the Holy Family, 1279 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA. 23454. Phone: (757) 481-5702. Fax: (757) 481-5702. Web: Full-time position for 1100-family parish. Plan, rehearse and coordinate music for 3 weekend liturgies, holy days, weddings, funerals and other liturgical rites. Responsible for adult choir, teen choir, and children's choir program, three-octave handbell choir, instrumental ensemble and cantors, as well as being a member of the liturgy committee and a resource person for staff personnel. Enthusiastic style, strong piano and organ skills desired, vocal skills a plus. Full concert-size Baldwin piano, 3 octaves of handbells and 3-manual Ahlborn-Galanti organ. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in music and experience in Catholic liturgy. Salary in keeping with Richmond Diocese scale. Send résumé to Music Search Committee at above address.

DIRECTOR of Office of Worship- Diocese of Superior, WI. Full-time position to promote liturgical life, especially through the development of liturgical ministry in a rural setting. Must be sensitive to pastoral needs. Advance degree in Liturgical Studies. Parish experience desired. Applicant need not be a musician but should be knowledgeable about liturgical music. Send résumé by March 15, 2008 to: Mr. Richard Lyons, Director of Pastoral Services, PO Box 969, Superior, WI 54880. Phone: (715) 392-2937, ext. 103 or Email:

SABBATICAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR. The SAT Sabbatical Program, an affiliate of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California seeks Catholic director beginning on July 1, 2008. The SAT Sabbatical, founded in 1960, provides renewal for religious, laity and diocesan priests, in mid-life and beyond. The Director is the chief administrator who works collaboratively with a core team. Background in spirituality, administration and the ability to articulate and implement the SAT mission is required. For more information about SAT visit our website at: Salary is negotiable. For further information contact, Robert Mallon, Chair of the Search Committee at: Application must be received by April 1, 2008.

DIRECTOR of Adult Faith Formation and Catechesis Parishes of Des Moines Area seek Director for St. Joseph Educational Center, a regional resource center of adult faith formation. The Director provides vision, leadership and theological formation for catechists, faith formation directors and RCIA teams. Candidate must be well-versed in church documents pertaining to adult faith formation and demonstrate expertise in faith formation at the parish level. Qualifications: Practicing Catholic, M.A. in Catholic theology or related degree, 3 years experience supervising adult faith formation programs or comparable experience. Salary and benefits based on education and background. Send résumé and 2-3 page position statement on Adult Faith Formation to: SJEC Director Search, c/o Rev. James C. Polich, 545 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312-2706.

LARGE POST Vatican II Parish, located in Riverside (Greenwich, CT.), seeking full time Associate Director of Faith Formation. Responsibilities include; faith formation 6th-9th grade, Confirmation Preparation, junior high youth ministry, peer ministry for high school students and community service activities for students. Ability to work with already existing team a must. Masters Degree in Religious Studies or Theology preferred, minimum Bachelors Degree and 3-5 years experience in youth ministry and/or catechesis. Position requires weekend and evening hours, begins July 2008. Salary commensurate with educational background and experience. Submit cover letter and résumé by April 1 to or mail to: St. Catherine's Search Committee, 6 Riverside Ave. Riverside, CT. 06878.

SUBURBAN upstate New York parish of 1,200 families seeking a Director of Faith Formation/Youth Ministry for Fall 2008. Principle responsibilities will include planning, coordinating and supervising the parish's faith development program, elementary through adult, in collaboration with the pastor and parish team. Masters' degree in related field preferred. Salary negotiable and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Please send requests for further information and/or letters of reference to Jim Maloney,


REGIONAL MINISTER of Christian Formation for Small Parishes. The Catholic Diocese of Richmond seeks a Minister of Christian Formation for the Appalachian area of the diocese. The selected individual will support the local volunteer catechetical leaders in the 18 small parishes of Region 10 through consultation, resourcing, and implementation the diocesan catechetical norms, and Pathways, the diocesan catechist certification process. The regional minister will also promote Adult Faith Formation in the region and oversee the Region 10 Resource Library. The selected individual will have a masters degree in Religious Education, Theology, or Pastoral Ministry, and have at least three years experience as a catechetical leader, preferably with small and/or rural parishes. For a position description and additional information regarding this position, contact Dennis Beeman, (804) 359-5661, ext. 113. E-mail:


PASTORAL ASSOCIATE/CATECHESIS -- An intergenerational, 800 household, Morris County, NJ, one-priest parish, located 40 miles from midtown Manhattan, seeks a full-time Pastoral Associate for Whole Community Catechesis. This experienced pastoral minister would be responsible for the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Reconciliation as well as coordinating Catechesis for all ages including an already existing Family Based and Classroom Models of Religious Education. Using a collaborative, Initiation/Catechumenal model this person would join a staff of Pastor, Pastoral Associate, Youth Minister, Music Minister as well as many lay volunteers. Creativity, flexibility and a strong sense of relational ministry a must. Salary commensurate with experience and education. New position starts immediately or no later than July 1. Send résumé and salary history to: Rev. Paddy O'Donovan, PO Box 368 New Vernon, NJ 07976.


THE ACADEMY of the Holy Cross, a Catholic college preparatory school in Kensington, Maryland is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic President with strong communication and leadership skills who will be responsible for institutional advancement, spiritual leadership, strategic planning and the organizational, operational and financial structures of the Academy. Candidates must possess the minimum of a Master's Degree in Administration or related field and a commitment to Catholic secondary education for women. He/she must be comfortable working with a Board of Trustees and the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Candidates should send the following four documents: a résumé; thoughts regarding the significance and importance of Catholic high schools for women; the most significant challenges facing women's Catholic secondary education; and the role of the President in institutional advancement. Application deadline: April 18, 2008. Send information to: Education Strategies, Inc.,


ACADEMY PRINCIPAL (grades 5-8). Master's degree or equivalent and 3-5 years related experience, Appropriate Montana Certification. St. Labre Indian School provides Pre-School through 12th grade education to the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Indian Communities. The Academy enrollment is 130. Enrollment in the entire school system is 800. Visit St. Labre at Submit application to Faye Thompson at St. Labre Indian School, PO Box 77, Ashland, MT 59003. Phone: (406) 784-4518. Fax: (406) 784-4546 E-mail:

BISHOP LUDDEN Junior-Senior High School is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as its next principal beginning July 1, 2008. Bishop Ludden is a diocesan high school of 520 students in the Diocese of Syracuse. The Syracuse school is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges and has recently completed construction of a Fine Arts Center. Bishop Ludden has both an extensive Advanced Placement Program and sports program. The varsity football team recently won the state championship for its class. The successful candidate will be an active, practicing Catholic in good standing, possess at least a master's degree, and have administrative experience as well as 5-7 years of teaching or other experience working with young adults. The principal will assume responsibility for leadership in the following areas of the life of the school: spiritual, academic, financial, admissions, budgeting, student services and advancement. Send or e-mail a letter of interest, résumé and three letters of reference to: Michael Colabufo, Superintendent of Schools, 240 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. E-mail:

MARY SEAT of Wisdom Parish, a large (2300 families) active post Vatican II parish community serving suburban Park Ridge, IL seeks dynamic, enthusiastic administrator for position of school principal. 465 students in pre-school through eighth grade. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to simultaneously foster Catholic Identity and academic excellence. Applicants should be practicing Catholics, a minimum of five years experience in a Catholic School, have completed a master's degree in an educational field with an emphasis in administration, supervision, and curriculum development and possess a Type 75 certificate. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their résumés to: Peg Barry, Mary Seat of Wisdom Search Committee at

HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL, 1198 Redmond Avenue, San Jose, CA 95120. Seeking enthusiastic, energetic candidates for Principal, Holy Spirit School. Candidates need to work within the Parish community serving needs of students and parents. Collaboration with Parish team and strong experience in Stewardship and Development required. Holy Spirit School, state-of-the-art co-educational PK-8 elementary school serving approximately 560 students. Newly built school includes a full computer lab, science lab, gymnasium, special kindergarten complex, separate pre-K facility, modern administration facility. Dedicated to quality Catholic education, offering extensive co-curricular programs, activities, one-to-one computer initiative for middle school. Technology integrated into the entire curriculum. Qualifications: Practicing Roman Catholic, good standing, B.A. and an M.A. in a related education field, Administrative Credential preferred, Valid California elementary credential, Minimum 5 years teaching experience, preferred Catholic school. If no Master's degree, must be currently enrolled currently M.A. program. Salary Range: $76,000-$92,000+ (depending on years of administrative and teaching experience and degrees.) Application, Interview Submissions: Marian Stuckey, Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of San Jose 900 Lafayette Street, Suite 301, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4966.

GALLUP DIOCESE in New Mexico and Arizona needs elementary school principals. Applicants must have appropriate professional education, be able to be licensed in appropriate state, be practicing Catholic and be imbued with spirit for ministering in mission diocese of United States. St. Teresa of Avila School (PreK-8 enrollment 133) Grants, NM; St. Francis, Lumberton, Jicarilla Apache Reservation, NM, K-8, enrollment 60; St. Anthony Indian School, Zuni Reservation, NM, 94 students K-8. St. Michael Indian School, St. Michaels, AZ, 220, K-8. Contact Superintendent Sister Rene Backe, 711 South Puerco Drive, Gallup, NM, 87305. E-mail: Phone: (505) 863-4406 ext.25.

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS Catholic School, located in the growing community of St. Cloud, Florida, thirty minutes from Orlando, seeks a faith-filled, energetic, dynamic educator with skills of long-range planning and visioning for the future to serve as Principal beginning July 1, 2008. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School opened in l989 and challenges students to be creative and critical thinkers, within an academic environment of excellence. Students are called to recognize their responsibilities to God, self and others. The school serves 340 students in Grades Pre K- 8 and is fully accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference. Applications for this position are currently being accepted. Candidates must be practicing Catholics committed to Catholic education, possess a degree in educational leadership and preferably, but not limited to, five years of experience in school administration. Applicants must be eligible for Florida teaching certification. To apply for this position, please forward a résumé to Dr. Nicholas Wolsonovich, Secretary for Faith Formation/Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Orlando, PO Box 1800, Orlando, FL 32802-1800 by March 31, 2008.

ARE YOU on fire for the Catholic Faith? Are you a certified principal who can inspire academic excellence? Then we want to interview YOU! Contact: Principal Search Committee for details: C/O Rev. Joe Muench at Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary School; Pre-K - 8th grade / 500 students / New facilities, Lexington, Kentucky.


MARYWOOD Franciscan Spirituality Center of Arbor Vitae, WI, is seeking a full-time Retreat, Programming and Spiritual Direction Specialist. This person will offer spiritual direction and conduct programs and retreats in both on-site and outreach settings. Qualifications include a minimum of a Master's degree in a related area, spiritual direction certification, and experience as a program presenter and/or retreat director. Marywood is located in the Lakeland country of Wisconsin's Northwoods and is a sponsored ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration of La Crosse, WI. This position is available after July 1, 2008. Send cover letter and résumé to Sue Torgersen, CSJ, Marywood Director, 3560 Highway 51 North, Arbor Vitae, WI 54568, or email For further information call (715)385-3758. Visit EOE

STEWARDSHIP and Special Projects Director- This full-time position with the Diocese of Green Bay works under the direction of the Director of Stewardship & Pastoral Services providing consultation, support, and resources to diocesan and parish leadership in the development and provision of stewardship programs, as well as general leadership formation and training. A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Work, or Theology/Pastoral Ministry is required while a Master's Degree in Religious Studies, Theology, or Pastoral Care is preferred. Position requires 3 to 5 years of experience working in parish or diocesan office. Successful candidates should have excellent written and verbal communications skills and must be familiar Word, Access, Excel, and internet skills. The Stewardship and Special Projects Director will need to relate to and collaborate with a wide variety of people and must be aware and sensitive to needs and concerns of parish leadership. Requires such individual to be self-directed, have the ability to make decisions independently, and be detailed oriented while handling multiple projects at one time. Send your résumé to Barbara Wiegand, HR Coord, PO Box 23825, Green Bay, WI 54305-3825 or


THE FRANCISCAN SCHOOL of Theology, a Roman Catholic graduate school and seminary preparing candidates for ministry and academic leadership, is seeking to fill a full-time tenure track position in Intercultural Theologies and Ministry, beginning in the Fall 2008 at the Assistant Professor level. Responsibility will include supervision of the Ministry Seminar components of the Masters in Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Arts in Ministry for a Multicultural Church (MAMC) degree programs. Qualifications: Earned PhD (or equivalent) in the area of intercultural/interdisciplinary study of theology and ministry. Compatibility with FST's mission of educating candidates for the priesthood and lay ministry in the Franciscan tradition. Documented record of intercultural ministry and administrative experience. Evidence of potential for effective teaching, service to the community, and continued scholarly work. Fluency in both English and Spanish. Member of a Roman Catholic religious community. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Compensation: Religious stipend (contributed services expected), benefits. Deadline: March 31, 2008. Contact: Chair Search Committee, Intercultural Theologies and Ministry, 1712 Euclid Avenue Berkeley, CA 94709.(510)848-5232 Fax:(510) 549-9466. E-mail: Web site:

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