National Catholic Reporter

Updated March 21, 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: "Sage and Saint." Biography by André 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.

Handcrafted Products

BEAUTIFULLY made Mexican prayer shawls and other sewn products. Sewing co-op owned and managed by economically poor women in Juarez, Mexico. For more information and to order visit

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:

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;


PUBLISH your own Church History! Elegant soft or hard bound books printed affordably, even in small quantities. Call Jane Daugherty Karker for pricing and personal hands-on service at Custom Museum Publishing. (207)594-0090 or get free pricing

Renewal Programs

BERAKAH: A Place of Blessings, 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. Inquires: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263-3817. Phone:(603)435-7271; Fax:(603)435-6670. E-mail: Web site:


PARISH MISSION/RETREATS: Offered by Oblates of St. Francis de Sales and Religious and Lay colleagues. Numerous themes. DeSales Resources and Ministries. (800)782-2270 or

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

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

PLACE: Spiritual Ministry Center, San Diego, CA
TIME: All year around arrangement
DESCRIPTION: Religious of the Sacred Heart offer year-round directed and private retreats, including the 30-day Spiritual Exercises and self-directed sabbaticals. We are one and a half blocks from the ocean in comfortable townhouses with large private rooms and baths. Contact: Spiritual Ministry Center, 4822 Del Mar Ave., San Diego, CA 92107. Phone: (619)224-9444. Fax: (619) 224-1082. E-mail: Website:

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.

PLANNING A SABBATICAL? Be renewed, healed and energized with a program designed just for you at the Queenswood Retreat Centre, a 14-acre wooded sanctuary by the sea in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Enjoy the silence of your private guest room. Spiritual direction, counseling, vocational assessment; superb library of spirituality and theology; Mass celebrated weekly; workshops and courses; therapeutic pool, walking trails, labyrinth, and healthy "slow-food" meals; daily yoga; massage, reflexology, reiki. Explore the possibilities at Bookings: or (250) 477-3822.

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.


PRIESTHOOD? Can you embrace "radical simplicity?"


DESIRE PRIESTHOOD? Religious life? Lay Ministries? Enriching sabbatical? Vocation discernment Retreat? Phone: (907)339-2486. Web site:

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


BORDER AWARENESS Experience. Come to Anthony, New Mexico, on the border of the United States and Mexico and immerse yourself in an educational experience. This will be an opportunity to explore immigration, globalization, and issues of justice. Meet with professionals, grass roots organizations, and residents. Stay with families in Anthony and in Juarez, Mexico. Organized groups can arrange any weeks during the summer of 2008. Individuals can join groups June 20 through June 25, July 18 through July 25, or August 8 through August 13. Reasonable rates. E-mail

World Teas

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


Employment Opportunities


GLENMARY and the Diocese of Raleigh seek a missionary-hearted Pastoral Administrator to lead the community of St. Joan of Arc in Plymouth, NC. This person will be appointed by the bishop under Canon 517.2. S/he will provide pastoral, spiritual and organizational leadership and lead ministries of evangelization, ecumenism and social justice. Requirements include a master's in theology or pastoral ministry, fluency in both English and Spanish, and three years full-time comprehensive parish ministry experience, preferably in a rural, Southern area. For information or to send résumé: Jay Gilchrist, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37208-2726. Phone: (615)256-4384. E-mail:


ACTIVE 1000 Family parish seeks Faith Formation Associate with youth and young adult emphasis. Masters degree in theology or equivalent. Relate comfortably to the millennial generation. Team setting in a life-long faith formation program. Full time position with benefits. Send résumé/inquiries to or Search Committee, St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2711 Mackinaw, Saginaw, MI 48602.


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.


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.

PASTORAL CARE Coordinator at Provincial Center for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in Los Angeles. Duties include religious counseling, both individual and group, for residents, some of whom are housed in a care unit. The Coordinator will also organize volunteer pastoral visitors for the residents as appropriate. Other duties include oversight of the worship sites and liturgies at the Center, including supervision of a small part-time staff. A detailed position description, including salary range and benefits, is available upon request. Send inquiries to or to Human Resources Department, Carondelet Center, 11999 Chalon Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90049; (310)889-2123.

RESIDENCE COORDINATOR. Be part of something unique and exciting. Harvest Houses a family-like affordable, small group (eight) living for well-elders 65 +. We seek a live-in coordinator for our residence in Floral Park, NY (Long Island) For information contact: Sister Jeanne A. Brendel, O.P., CSW (516)496-9796.

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. Phone: (847)382-5300. E-Mail:


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

THE DIOCESE of Richmond seeks a full-time Director for the new Office of Asian Ministry. The selected candidate will collaborate with parishes and diocesan offices in the evangelization, formation and training of Asians. The Director will also collaborate with the Office for Black Catholics and the Office of the Hispanic Apostolate in order to assess and meet the needs of the community. Additional information is available on the diocesan website, Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and diocesan application to or mail to P. Barkster, HR Administration Coordinator, Catholic Diocese of Richmond, 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond, VA 23294-4201.

THE OFFICE of Christian Formation within the Catholic Diocese of Richmond seeks a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. The director brings the community together around a common vision and facilitates training and leadership formation for regional and parish ministry leaders. The director focuses on training for youth ministry, support for adolescent catechesis, providing for diocesan youth gatherings (retreats/convention), and identifying and distributing timely and strategic resources needed by youth ministry leaders. Qualifications include a Master's Degree in Theology or related field and five or more years experience in parish/diocesan youth ministry (preferably some experience at the diocesan level). National networking is essential. Additional information is available on the Diocesan website at The candidate must be an active, practicing Catholic. Closing date is April 18, 2008. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and diocesan application to or mail to P. Barkster, HR Administration Coordinator, Catholic Diocese of Richmond, 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond, VA 23294-4201.

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.

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.

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 site: 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.

HOLY ROSARY Catholic Church in Evansville, Indiana is seeking a full time Director of Youth Ministry for a 1200+ family parish. This person, with the help of a Youth Leadership Team, will implement a Total Youth Ministry program for young people in grades 6 -12 which incorporates spiritual, social, educational and service components. Applicants should be practicing Catholic with a Bachelors Degree in Theology or a related field or proven experience in Youth Ministry. Send résumé with references to Sylvia Groves at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1301 S. Green River Road. Evansville, IN 47715. Resumes may also be sent via e-mail or by fax at (812) 471-7226.

DIRECTOR of Campus Ministry/Chaplain; Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas. As an ordained Catholic Priest, plans, coordinates, and directs pastoral ministry and religious activities for the campus community. The Director fosters and nurtures the faith life of students, faculty and staff by his presence and through retreats, prayers, and education in areas including social justice. Provides instruction, including catechetical, and administers the Sacraments; Eucharist, Reconciliation, Baptism, and Confirmation. Serves as principal celebrant for daily Eucharist; leads Campus Ministry team members in planning and implementing extraordinary liturgical events, i.e. Mass of the Holy Spirit, Candlelight Ceremony, Advent and Lenten services, Baccalaureate and Graduate Masses, as well as those called for by special circumstances. Oversees all operations concerning Campus Ministry Staff and budget. Duly ordained Catholic Priest, in good standing with the Catholic Church. M.A. in Theology required; Masters of Divinity preferred. 3 plus years in a university setting and/or experience with programs dealing with young adults. Experience in a residential setting in higher education a plus. For more information please visit OLLU is a Catholic university that seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administrators. OLLU is committed to diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. EOE

DIRECTOR of Youth Ministry- St. Paul Catholic Church, located in the NASA community just South of Houston, is in search of a highly qualified, highly experienced youth minister. Our 1650 family parish has a strong history of youth ministry and we are committed to continuing in this tradition. The perfect candidate will have Life Teen experience and a minimum of 5 continuous years working in one parish or diocesan setting. We also prefer a Masters Degree in Pastoral Ministry or Theology, however we will consider others who possess a strong work history. Our salary and benefits are attractive for the right candidate. Position available July 1. Send your résumé to Deacon Luis Lopez, 18223 Point Lookout Dr., Houston, Texas 77058 or e-mail it to

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.

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,

ST. JOHN VIANNEY Catholic Parish in Brookfield, WI is seeking a Director of Child Ministry responsible for 4K through grade 5 spiritual formation, including sacramental preparation and celebration for First Communion and First Reconciliation. This Catholic, faith-filled person must have parish child ministry experience with a BA in Religious Education, theology or related field. There is administrative help including a Child Ministry Coordinator. The successful candidate must have strong leadership, organization, communication and teamwork skills. This is a full-time position with available benefits. Email or send your résumé/references to: Very Reverend Paul Hartmann, Search Committee, St. John Vianney, 1755 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005. E-mail:


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


MISSIONARY EXPERIENCE in Haiti for women religious. APF (Association of Peasants of Fondwa) seeks religious for 3 volunteer positions in sustainable development program in rural Haiti: ESL teacher/Pastoral Care Services at University of Fondwa; Executive Assistant to monitor/evaluate programs/services of APF; Office Manager to assist Haitian staff in daily operations of APF. All positions key to education/training of local Haitians in leadership. Room/Board provided; stipend negotiable; two year commitment; able to learn Creole. E-mail cover letter/résumé Sr. Judith Dohner, HM:


GLENMARY Home Missioners seek a Pastoral Associate to collaborate with a Glenmary Pastor in providing leadership for a rural parish in Houston, Mississippi. Applicants must have a Masters in Theology, Pastoral Studies or related field, missionary attitude, parish experience and some Spanish language skills. or more information or to send résumé: Jay Gilchrist, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37208-2726. Phone:(615)256-4384. E-mail:


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.


ST. ANASTASIA Catholic Church and School, seeks a dynamic, energetic instructional leader as the Assistant Principal for the 2008-2009 school year. The required skills for the position are: a proven track record of successful teaching; strong organizational, motivational and managerial skills; excellent speaking, listening and writing skills; the ability to articulate a vision of Catholic education to parents, staff and students; a collaborative management style with ability to work closely with the Pastor and Diocese; high standards and expectations for students and school staff with a clear understanding of classroom management/student management. Qualifications include degree in education, course work in educational leadership/or Masters Degree in administration. Applications are due by April 15, 2008. Please send résumé, college transcripts, a copy of administrative/teaching certification and three letters of recommendation to: Thomas E. Boedicker, Principal, St. Anastasia Catholic School, 401 S. 33rd St., Fort Pierce, FL 34947. E-mail: Web site:


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:

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.

PRINCIPAL, Sts. Alphonsus and Patrick Catholic School; 240 student K-8 in Lemont, IL. Responsibilities include daily administration of the school, including budget, curriculum, marketing initiatives, and maintaining balanced teacher/student/family relationships. Candidate must meet the criteria of the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic Schools and a minimum of three years admin. experience. Position is available for the '08/09 school year. Send résumé to:

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 PreK-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.

ST. PAUL Catholic School, Leesburg, Florida, offers an excellent education with traditional Catholic values for 210 students in grades Pre-K to eighth grade. Located in Lake County, 45 miles west of Orlando, St. Paul School is part of a vibrant Catholic community of over 5000 parishioners. The school is fully accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference and is committed to upholding standards of academic excellence, emphasizing Gospel values and challenging students to make a difference. Applications for the position of principal of St. Paul Catholic School are currently being accepted from qualified candidates able to demonstrate they are faith-filled, dynamic, and inspired educators. Candidates must be practicing Catholics committed to Catholic education, possess an advanced degree in educational leadership and preferably have three to five years experience in Catholic school administration. The candidate must be eligible for Florida certification. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Contract year begins July 2008. To apply, please forward a résumé to: Dr. Nicholas M. Wolsonovich, Secretary for Faith Formation/Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Orlando, PO Box 1800, Orlando, FL 32802-1800. Deadline for applications is April 14, 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.

A VIBRANT, suburban parish of 3,200 culturally diverse households with a pastoral staff committed to shared ministry is seeking qualified Catholic school principal to assume the leadership of our Pre-K 3 through Grade Eight Elementary School of 578 students. Successful candidate should have Catholic school teaching and administrative experience, a Masters degree as well as appropriate administrative certification. The interested candidate should excel in working collaboratively as part of a pastoral staff and team member. Salary and benefits are negotiable. Please send résumé to: Principal Search Committee, St. Matthias Parish, 168 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Somerset, NJ 08873 or e-mail:


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


SUPERINTENDENT of Catholic Schools- Diocese of Rochester, New York. The Diocese of Rochester is seeking a positive, inspiring leader in a time of new beginnings. In 2008-09 the Diocese will operate 26 elementary schools and 1 high school. The successful candidate will be a faith-filled practicing Catholic committed to Catholic education with proven leadership, financial, administrative, and communication skills, as well as the ability to inspire potential donors. The successful candidate will be inspired and energized by the challenge of increasing enrollment and managing in a time of transition. Background should include a Master's degree in Educational Administration and a minimum of 10 productive and effective years in Catholic education with 5 years serving as building principal or administrator. Send résumé to: Human Resources, Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, 1150 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY 14624. Fax:(585)328-3149. E-mail:

THE DIOCESE of Wheeling-Charleston is accepting applications for a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Superintendent of Catholic Schools. This person will serve as the Executive Director of the Department of Catholic Schools. The applicant must be a practicing active Catholic, possess an advanced degree in education administration or an education related field. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate at least 5 years of successful experience as a principal or education administrator, preferably in a catholic school environment. This individual will be responsible for the following: Professional leadership, Development, School performance reviews/evaluations, School finances, Accreditation standards, Standardized testing, Strategic planning, Enrollment/Marketing, Oversight of 32 Catholic schools across the State of West Virginia. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to the Human Resources Office no later than Friday, April 4, 2008. A complete job description and application can be obtained by contacting the Diocesan Office of Human Resources at: Office of Human Resources, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, P.O. Box 230, Wheeling, WV 26003. Telephone:(304)233-0880 Ext. 265. Fax:(304)233-4086. E-mail:


ST. ANASTASIA Catholic Church and School, seeks a religion teacher for grades seven and eight, and a catechesis instructor for the spiritual formation of students and teachers. Responsibilities include: Coordinates the Religion Program for the school (ages Pre-K - Grade 8), serves as Religion Department Chair, assists students, parents, and teachers in preparation for Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation, assists teachers in presentation of all school liturgies, coordinates the school Lector and Guardian Angel program, directs the School Christmas Pageant, Lenten Presentation, Farewell Mass, and Graduation. Qualifications include degree in education, course work in religious education, with a Masters Degree in Theology preferred. Applications are due by April 15, 2008. Please send résumé, college transcripts, a copy of administrative/teaching certification and three letters of recommendation to: Thomas E. Boedicker, Principal, St. Anastasia Catholic School, 401 S. 33rd St., Fort Pierce, FL 34947. E-mail: Web site:

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. Phone: (510)848-5232. Fax:(510)549-9466. E-mail: Web site:


YOUTH AND YOUNG Adult Minister: St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Salt Lake City is seeking a full-time Youth and Young Adult Minister. Requirements: Dynamic young practicing Catholic, 21+ years old, some college-level catechetical, ministry or theology courses essential. Knowledge of contemporary Christian music a plus. Responsibilities: Coordinate all youth and young adult ministries; recruit and screen adult volunteers; teach high school Confirmation and high school catechetical classes. St. Ambrose Parish has 1500+ families, a Catholic elementary school and large RE program. Parish demographics: professional; many young families; large college-age student population. Send cover letter and résumé to Rev. Bill Wheaton, St. Ambrose Church, 2315 Redondo Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT. 84108 or e-mail inquiries to Salary negotiable based on experience. Closing date: April 15, 2008.


ST. JOHN VIANNEY Catholic Parish in Brookfield, WI is seeking a Youth Minister responsible for spiritual formation, including sacrament preparation and celebration of Confirmation. This Catholic faith-filled person must have parish youth ministry experience with a BA in Religious Education, theology or related field. There is administrative help including a Youth Coordinator to support this ministry. The successful candidate must possess strong leadership, organization, communication and collaborative abilities. This is a full-time position with available benefits. Email or send résumé/references to: Very Rev. Paul Hartmann, St. John Vianney,1755 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005,

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