National Catholic Reporter

Updated April 4, 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


SACRED HEART Schools will sponsor its 4th annual summer conference: Best Practices in Catholic Education: Ethics across the Curriculum at Santa Clara University. The conference is designed for Catholic School teachers at all levels, with particular attention to middle and secondary schools. You will leave the conference with materials for use in your own classroom. Each day includes a session for building your own lessons and units in consultation with master teachers. Sessions: Backwards Design Curriculum Development, Teaching Ethics across the Curriculum, Methods for Teaching Social Justice, Fundamental Principles for Describing Church Teaching, Building an Ethics Unit Virtue Ethics, Conscience in Catholic Theology, Environmental Ethics, Catholic Spirituality for Teaching, The Student's Moral Life in Light of Scripture and Church Teaching, Mystery and the Human Imagination, Faithful Call to Citizenship, Teaching Global Poverty, Ethics Units for Humanities and Sciences. Fees: $800.00 for Residential Conference. This fee includes the conference, room and two meals each day. $250.00 for local commuters. Contact: Sally Vance-Trembath, or (650) 454-8395 for more information or view our website:


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:


LAY MISSIONARIES. Interested in serving overseas as a lay missionary for 3 years in the areas of education, nursing, administration, accounting, computers, technical trades, etc. Lay Mission-Helpers Association provides training and support. Check out our website at

Note Cards and Journals

CONTEMPLATIVE note cards, journals, meditation DVDs. Spiritual direction and pastoral ministry. 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:


HEALING the Emotions -- A retreat for men and women in all recovery programs. May 23-25, 2008; presented by The Calvary Retreat Center. This retreat will open with dinner at 6:30 pm Friday evening and conclude on Sunday before noon. Food and lodging included. Offering for the weekend is $225. If you wish to attend Saturday only from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, the offering for Saturday only is $100. Pre-registration is required with a $50 non-refundable deposit. For more information, Phone: (508)842-8821 or E-mail: or visit our website at

BETHANY SPIRITUALITY Center, Highland Mills, NY, announces the following retreats: "Aging with Grace", with Barbara Metz, SND, and John Burchill, OP, April 20-25; "Justice Through the Window of God's Word", with Mark Hallinan, SJ, June 5-8; "Forgiving Love: In the Word, In the World", with Janice Farnham, RJM, and Rosemary Mangan, RJM, June 8-14; "Twelve Steps to Inner Freedom; Humility Revisited", with Carolyn Gorny-Kopkowski, OSB, June 16-22; Directed Retreat, July 1-9, 12-20, and 23-31; Retiro Predicado, August 3-10; Vipassana Retreat, with Kevin Culligan, OCD, and Mary Jo Meadow, OCDS, August 15-24. Please visit or call (845) 460-3061.

BETHANY SPIRITUALITY Center, Highland Mills, NY, announces the following retreats: "Aging with Grace", with Barbara Metz, SND, and John Burchill, OP, April 20-25; "Justice Through the Window of God's Word", with Mark Hallinan, SJ, June 5-8; "Forgiving Love: In the Word, In the World", with Janice Farnham, RJM, and Rosemary Mangan, RJM, June 8-14; "Twelve Steps to Inner Freedom; Humility Revisited", with Carolyn Gorny-Kopkowski, OSB, June 16-22; Directed Retreat, July 1-9, 12-20, and 23-31; "Your Story, Sacred Story", with Margaret Silf, September 26-28; "Dreaming, Desiring, Despairing, Discerning, Discovering.", with Margaret Silf, September 29-October 3. Please visit or call (845) 460-3061.

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:

Sacred Connections -- A Retreat for Women with Rev. Marie David. April 25 - 27: Details at: Evensong Retreat & Spirituality Center, Cape Cod. Private Retreats, Small Group 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.

SACRED HEART JESUIT Retreat House is a Colorado oasis of peace and beauty welcoming those who seek to deepen their relationship with God, and dedicated to retreats and spiritual direction in the tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola. Ideally situated on 280 acres in the colorful foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and surrounded by spectacular natural beauty and panoramic views of the majestic Rockies, the retreat house offers the perfect setting for solitude, reflection, and prayer. Silent retreats including directed, private, preached, and the 30day Spiritual Exercises, are available year round for clergy, religious, and lay persons. Schedule for summer 2008 individually directed silent retreats: May 13 - 22, June 9 - July 11 (30 day Spiritual Exercises); June 10 -19, June 21 -30, July 2 -11, August 11-20. For information contact: Reservations Coordinator, Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, Box 185, Sedalia, CO 80135. Phone: (303) 688-4198 ext. 122. Website:

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. Phone: (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.


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


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.


CROSSROADS MINISTRY seeks full-time Associate Director to work in collaboration with the Director of this justice-based, inner-city retreat center for teens and young adults. Applicants must have experience with youth and a passion for living Catholic Social Teaching. Direct inquiries to: Sharan Benton, St. William Church, 1226 W. Oat St., Louisville, KY 40213 or


CHAPLAIN wanted for full-time position at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Sacred Heart is part of the Ascension Health System and consists of a 449 bed acute-care hospital. Must be board certified or eligible. "NACC Board Certified preferred." Benefits include competitive salary, paid time off and retirement package. Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. Please Fax résumé to: Employment Office (850) 416-6740. EOE


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.

OUR LADY of Good Counsel, a parish of 3300 families in Northern Virginia, is seeking half-time Coordinator for Religious Education who would job share with another half-time Coordinator of Religious Education. Primary responsibilities include religious education for preschool through grade 8 and sacraments for the appropriate grade level. Opportunity to move to full time position the following year. Our parish community, guided by the spirit of Francis De Sales, is grounded in the spirit of Vatican II. Candidates must have a Master's degree in Religious Education or a related field. Minimum of 2-5 years experience in the field preferred. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and a résumé by May 2, 2008 to CRE Search Committee, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, and PO Box 97, Vienna, VA 22183-0097. E-mail:

OUR PARISH is seeking an experienced, outgoing, and energetic leader to guide our youth ministry programs for grades 6-12. The Coordinator of Youth Ministry works closely with the Director of Christian Formation in our Whole Community Christian Formation Program in the planning, recruiting of volunteers, training catechists, and teaching formation when necessary. This position requires a flexible person with a positive attitude. The duties also include leading the Confirmation Preparation Sessions for candidates and sponsors. The Coordinator of Youth Ministry for St. Stephen, Martyr coordinates and leads a team of adults and youth leaders in preparing for their annual Confirmation Retreat. This person will be working with an established parish team. Computer skills are necessary. Interested candidates should send résumé and references to St. Stephen, Martyr Catholic Church, attn: Ron Ivey, 1544 Battlefield Blvd. S., Chesapeake, VA 23322.


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: 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

DIRECTOR of Religious Education. Sacred Heart Parish of Winnetka, Illinois is seeking a faith-filled, practicing Catholic to oversee the faith formation of the children of our parish. It is an exciting time to be a part of this dynamic parish. Our vision is that the Director of Religious Education (DRE) will be forming our future Catholic/Christian leaders. Responsibilities include: developing and administering curriculum for pre-k through 8th grade, recruiting and training catechists, aides and retreat leaders, facilitating sacramental preparation for Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation, and organizing and planning enrichment opportunities. Teamwork is essential. Both religious and lay people are encouraged to apply. A Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE) will be hired to provide support to the DRE and the new DRE will be involved in that selection process. The ideal DRE candidate will possess the skills, experience, enthusiasm and educational background which will enable him/her to directly assume primary responsibility for the parish youth education program. For further information on our parish, visit our website at Interested candidates should send résumés, list of references and any additional materials they wish to submit to DRE Search Committee, Sacred Heart Parish, 1077 Tower Rd., Winnetka, IL. 60093.

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. For more information or to send résumé: Jay Gilchrist, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37208-2726. Phone: (615)256-4384. E-mail:

ST. ROSE of Lima Parish in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a pastoral associate for comprehensive youth ministries and director of religious education for grades 6-12. St. Rose offers a collaborative youth ministry based on the Bishop's document, "Renewing the Vision," and principles of Catholic social teaching. The ideal candidate should be a practicing Catholic who is able to supervise religious education (6-12 grades), sacramental preparation for teens, and facilitate retreats and youth groups. Youth ministry experience, Theological/Religious Studies/related degree, and computer literacy are preferred. High energy, organization, passion/commitment to young people, and cultural sensitivity are a must in this long standing ministry. Please visit our website at interested candidates are requested to contact Rob Smith at

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE in parish community ministering to persons who are sick, terminally-ill, elderly and/or developmentally disabled. My Experience includes working with individuals and in groups. (MDiv degree) Contact Bill Haedrich

GLENMARY Home Missioners and Holy Trinity Parish in Swainsboro, Georgia are seeking a pastoral associate to collaborate with the pastor in providing leadership and care for a bilingual, rural Catholic community. This person will assist with day-to day parish operations, help develop the liturgical and formational ministries, help provide for pastoral care in Emmanuel County and help address the many needs of the Latino community. A master's in theology or pastoral ministry is required, plus previous ministry experience, preferably in a rural, Southern setting. Additional requirements include fluency in both English and Spanish, plus excellent communication, organizational and "people" skills. For more information or to send your résumé, contact Jay Gilchrist, 1312 5th Ave N, Nashville TN, 37221. 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: or


SEEKING PRINCIPAL 2008-2009 for St. Louis School - Austin, Texas. 400 students in Pre K - grade 8. Accredited by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Recognized for academic excellence since 1956. Successful candidate is a practicing Catholic who will foster the continued spiritual and educational achievement of the school in collaboration with excellent faculty, staff and parental support organizations. Candidate must hold a mater's degree in education with 3 years of successful administrative experience. Coursework should include at least 18 hours in educational administration. The candidate will exercise good leadership skills and enthusiasm for developing the long-range goals of the school. Resumes received no later than April 25, 2008 at: Search Committee, St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78757 or

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:

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. FRANCIS XAVIER School in Wilmette, Illinois, is seeking a principal beginning in the 2008-2009 school year. This Catholic elementary school has an enrollment of 275 students in pre-school through eighth grade. A candidate must be an active, practicing Catholic, hold a master's degree in education and state certification in school administration, and have three years teaching or administrative experience in Catholic schools. All candidates must have prior approval of the Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education. Resumes and questions should be directed to: Father William Sheridan, St. Francis Xavier Church, 524 Ninth Street, Wilmette, Il 60091. E-mail: Attn: Fr. William Sheridan, (847)256-4250.

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL is a leading K-8 Catholic school located in northwest Portland. The renovated school has an enrollment of 225 students with 25 staff, and is fully accredited by WCEA/NWASC. We seek an exceptional administrator who will continue a tradition of academic excellence in an environment anchored in strong Catholic values. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic with dynamic leadership skills in communication, teaching, curriculum, and staff development. The principal must manage day-to-day operations and collaboratively develop long-range goals. Applicants should have a Master's degree or equivalent. Please submit résumés to Sr. Betty Larson, OSB, Assistant Superintendent, Cathedral School Search Committee, 2838 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214.

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:


PROVIDENCE HOSPITALITY House, a homeless shelter in Seattle, is seeking a full time team member to work with women and children. This position requires weekend and overnight shifts. The position starts June 1. To request more information please contact:


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, PO 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: or


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,

YOUTH MINISTER and 6-12 DRE. Washington, D.C. suburb. For job description, check out our website at: or Contact:

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