National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 2, 2008

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Facilities for Rent

WESTON, VT. June-September. Beautiful appointed studio apartment accommodates two to three retreats, rest and relaxation and foliage season, vacation. Five minutes from Weston Priory, 10 minutes to swimming/ tennis, three miles to town. Weekly, monthly, or seasonal: $250 a week; For longer stay contact: (802) 824-6778 or (631)271-3078.

For Sale

HOUSE FOR SALE: near Gethsemani Abbey, KY; nicely updated 1940's farmhouse off main road, 1700 sqft, 3BR, 2BA, large country kitchen, extended LR with four-season room, hardwood floors, first floor master BR with deck, on less than 1 acre $125,000 Make offer. (864) 506-5007

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. 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:

ROME PILGRIMAGE to archaeological sites of women leaders in the early church. October 7 to 16, 2008. Led by Dr. Janet Tulloch specialist in early Christian images, Sr. Christine Schenk. Download brochure at or email: or call 1-800-CATHOLIC.


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:

TRANSITION RETREAT, June 8-15, Oldenburg, Indiana. This retreat will focus on honoring what has ended, understanding transition, and God's call for the future. Contact From Mission to Mission at: for more information.

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

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

VALLOMBROSA Retreat Center, Menlo Park, California "Soul Sisters-Women Called to Connect, Bond and Heal in a Broken World" A week-long retreat for women given by Edwina Gateley, July 20-27, 2008. Details at or call (650) 325-5614.

WEBER RETREAT CENTER, Adrian, MI announces: "Experiencing the Divine: Lessons from the Mystics" retreat with Michael Demkovich, OP on July 11-13; "There Are Larger Places" retreat with Paula D'Arcy on July 18-20; "The Parables of Jesus: An Experience of the Reign of God" scripture week with Sarah Sharkey, OP on July 21-25. "Come and Paint" retreat with Mary Southard, CSJ on Sept. 19-21; "Piece Work-Soul Work" quilting retreat on Sept 19-21; "The Holy Spirit: Towards a Mystical Cosmology" retreat with Don Goergen, OP & Linda Gibler, OP on Sept. 26-28. For more info, visit: or call (517) 266-4000.


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

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:


PRIESTHOOD? Can you embrace "radical simplicity?"


SAINT FRANCIS Catholic Worker, Virginia seeks willing hearts to share all aspects of community prayer/life and successful retreats-for-homeless ministry. One married couple and one single person between 45 and 65 ideal. Call John or Polly Mahoney (540) 972-3218.


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


Employment Wanted

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 --

Employment Opportunities


ADULT FAITH FORMATION -- The parish of the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, DC, a 2,500-household Roman Catholic community, seeks an experienced Adult Faith Formation Coordinator to direct and provide catechesis and other instruction in our year-round RCIA, adult confirmation preparation, and adult education programs. Responsibilities include planning and coordinating Lenten and Advent lecture series, retreats and parish mission, Scripture and catechetical studies, special lectures, and other spiritual and faith formation events for the parish and staff. M.A. in Theology or advanced pastoral degree and 3-5 years work experience in Catholic adult faith formation or evangelization required. Excellent communication and organizational skills and a burning desire to spread the Word of God needed to succeed. Desired start date is July 1, 2008. To apply, submit cover letter, résumé, salary requirements and three references by May 16, 2008 to or mail to Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson, Rector, Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, 1725 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.


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


ASSUMPTION COLLEGE, a Catholic liberal arts and professional studies college in Worcester, Massachusetts seeks a Campus Minister to join a collaborative staff. Primary responsibilities include providing visionary leadership for the SEND alternative break service program, which offers faith-based service opportunities in a variety of locations, both domestic and international. The successful candidate will have the ability to help students deepen their understanding of service and social justice and be transformed by their experience. Responsibilities include leading all aspects of this developing program, including coordination of communication, outreach and all logistics; training and preparation; planning opportunities for reflection in light of Catholic Social Teaching and providing financial oversight. The individual works with an energetic team and shares in the general pastoral and apostolic responsibilities of the Campus Ministry Office, including pastoral care, outreach and providing opportunities for reflection and spiritual growth. The successful candidate must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of Assumption College. He or she will demonstrate respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of the College and strive to give life to the College motto, "Until Christ Be Formed In You." Applicants should possess a desire to travel, strong pastoral and communication skills, creativity and an ability to work collaboratively with others. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. Master's Degree in Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field required. Prior experience in Campus Ministry and faith-based service programs preferred. Assumption College, founded in 1904 by its sponsoring religious community, the Augustinians of the Assumption, is part of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium and an Affirmative Action employer encouraging candidates who would enrich the College's diversity. Apply on-line at or send a résumé (reference job #08-13), a letter of interest and the names and phone numbers of three references to: Office of Human Resources, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. Review of applications begins immediately.

ST. MARY Student Parish at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor is seeking a F/T 10-month Campus Minister. Responsibilities: organize and facilitate outreach activities in dorms and on campus; coordinate panel discussions and presentations on ethics, faith & religion, and topics relevant to interfaith exchange; serve as staff liaison to graduate students and young professionals group working with a leadership team to facilitate programs and retreats; participate in presentations on theological topics; collaborate with other campus ministry staff on projects and programs as needed. Some evening and weekend work. Excellent 12-month benefits. MA degree in theology, pastoral studies or related field; minimum of 3-4 years ministry experience (campus ministry preferred); flexibility, strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Send cover letter, résumé, salary history and 3 letters of reference to Fr. Thomas McClain, SJ, St Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 or by email to: or Website:


ST. JULIE BILLIART Parish, Newbury Park, CA. Seeks a full-time Youth Coordinator for a well established and comprehensive youth ministry program for grades 6-12. The Youth Coordinator will oversee the Junior High and High School Confirmation programs as well work with the Post Confirmation Peer Program. Position requires organizational and communication skills. Position available July 1. Send résumé to Deacon Dave Smith, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320. Phone: (805) 499-0979x1 or

ARCHDIOCESE of Portland in Oregon has several coordinators of youth ministry openings offering competitive salaries, benefits, training, and continuing educational opportunities for qualified CYMs. Emphasis on comprehensive youth ministry and implementation of Renewing the Vision. Spanish language skills a plus. Openings in western Oregon include metropolitan, suburban, and rural parishes, all less then two hours from the beautiful Oregon coast and the majestic Cascade Mountains. E-mail cover letter and résumé to Michal Horace,

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.


CHIEF EXECUTIVE -- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi seeks an Executive Director to lead staff of almost 200 and annual budget approaching $10 million. The Agency provides assistance in domestic violence, rape crisis, addiction recovery, adoption, children's mental health, immigration, runaway teens, refugees, family ministry and legislative advocacy. Qualifications: practicing Catholic grounded in Catholic social teaching, Masters in social work or related field, several years of management experience in social services, experience managing a culturally diverse staff and client population, fund raising and finance experience, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. To apply: send résumé by May.15, 2008 to: Elizabeth Barber, Search Committee: Catholic Charities, 200 N. Congress, Jackson, Ms. 39201. E-mail:


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

DIRECTOR of Religious Education: Full-time at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Fairfield, CA. Fax résumé: (707) 422-7946.

THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE of Richmond seeks a full-time Director for the Office of Christian Formation. The director shares in the Bishop's role as chief catechist of the diocese by providing leadership that fulfills the vision of the bishop for age-appropriate and life-long catechetical formation as expressed in the annual goals of the office. The director supervises the total catechetical effort of the office and gives special attention to adult faith formation. Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree in religious education, theology, or related field, and at least five years experience in parish religious education with diocesan level experience preferred. Additional information is on the diocesan website: Closing date is May 14, 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.

TRINITY HEALTH (Novi, MI) is seeking a creative and dynamic leader to serve as Director of Ministry Formation and be part of its Mission Integration team. The new Director will assist the Mission Integration department in providing strategic direction and the development of programs and resources for the spiritual and ministerial formation of Trinity Health leaders. The Director of Ministry Formation will help design, plan and implement programs for Trinity Health leaders that are based in the Catholic theological tradition and expressed in Trinity Health's Mission and Values, social justice commitments and spirituality. The new Director will also assist leaders in understanding their work as participation in the healing ministry of the Church, while collaborating with the Organization and Talent Effectiveness department in integrating ministerial formation into other Trinity Health leadership programs and providing pathways to success for Trinity Health leaders. Trinity Health is located in seven states and regular travel will be required. Preferred Start Date: July 2008. Competitive salary and benefit package. For more information call John Reid, Executive Search Consultant, The Reid Group (800) 916-3472.

DIRECTOR of Music Ministry, 30-35 hrs. A week, with diocesan health benefits and pension in a San Leandro (San Francisco East Bay Area) parish with pipe organ and eclectic music program. Coordinate/accompany 4 weekend liturgies and direct a very dedicated adult choir and children's choir. There is additional teaching liturgical music in the Parish School. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and have strong skills in organ, piano, and conducting. Director will also work with Liturgy Planning Committee and be a part of the Parish Staff. Please send résumé to Search Committee, Church of the Assumption: 1100 Fulton Ave., San Leandro, CA 94577 or e-mail: For further information, please call (510) 352-1537.

THE ARCHDIOCESE of Cincinnati Catholic Social Action Office is looking for a full-time Regional Director. The Regional Director is responsible for the development and maintenance of an effective Catholic Social Action presence in the Dayton and Northern areas of the Archdiocese. This includes supporting parish and school constituencies for the development of social ministry and promotion of Catholic Social Teaching; educating Catholics about the Church's social tradition; overseeing Catholic Relief Services programs; and performing other activities as assigned by the Director. The Regional Director should have a minimum of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology or a related field, at least three years of experience in church-related, community organizing or other field that demonstrates a personal commitment to the promotion of the life and dignity of the human person and a care for God's creation. Candidates should have knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and an ability to articulate it clearly. He/she should also have a history of organizing people and resources to accomplish specific tasks, experience with public speaking and writing and also a demonstrated managerial ability. Résumés should be sent by May 31, 2008 to: Human Resources Office, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 100 East 8th St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. EOE

DIRECTOR, Strategic Planning & Operations. Convent of the Holy Names, Spokane, WA. seeks collaborative, visionary leader to provide strategic planning and direction to Convent of the Holy Names housing approx. 60 retired Catholic women religious. Requires BS/MS degree in health care administration or equivalent, with 5+ years management experience in community-based elder or health care delivery. Proven experience in strategic planning and leading change in a health care setting; knowledge of/sensitivity to needs of the aging and women's health concerns. Experience working with faith-based and/or nonprofit organization preferred. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, and group life/AD&D, and 401(k) plan. To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to or fax to (503) 675-7114.

ST. MARY Catholic Church, Defiance, Ohio, a welcoming community of worship and service, dedicated to the faith formation of all it's members, seeks a Director of Music and Worship. As a member of Pastoral staff, the applicant must desire to work in a model of collaborative leadership and provide direction of an active and well formed parish liturgical ministry commission. The applicant must be self-motivated, flexible, knowledgeable of Catholic Liturgy, skilled in organ and keyboard accompaniment and able to provide direction to choirs, cantors, musicians and liturgical ministry teams. Salary competitive and commensurate with education/ experience. Position open beginning July 1, 2008. Send résumé and 3 references to: Rev. Timothy M. Kummerer, 715 Jefferson Ave., Defiance, OH 43512. Phone: (419) 782-2776. Fax: (419) 782-1958 or e-mail: Website:

DIRECTOR of Music is sought by St. Noel Church, a vibrant Catholic parish of 1,600 households in Cleveland committed to the reforms of the Second Vatican Council. Full-time position. Long-standing music program of high quality: 65 vocalists and instrumentalists and a five-octave hand bell choir. Three weekend liturgies, weddings, funerals. Integrated repertoire: traditional, contemporary, and classical music. Steinway Concert Grand and Ahlborn-Galanti Chronicler II. Formal musical training, keyboard and choir skills, and knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Salary $40,000 to $55,000 with proper qualifications. Full benefits. Contact Rev. George Smiga at 35200 Chardon Rd. Willoughby Hills, Ohio 44094. E-mail:

THE PARISH of St. Thomas of Villanova, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, is seeking a Director of Liturgy to assist the pastor in implementing liturgical norms and supporting the liturgical life of the parish. The Director works with the Director of Music and the Parish Worship Committee, and is part of the Pastoral Staff. The Director provides resources and is directly involved in the formation of lay liturgical ministers (with the exception of Music Ministers) aimed to promote full, active and conscious participation in the liturgy of the Church. Qualifications: must possess an advanced degree in liturgy or a related area, have a high level of energy, pastoral, organizational and administrative skills are required, a practicing Roman Catholic, previous experience on a parish or diocesan level is preferred, but not required. St. Thomas of Villanova Parish is a Roman Catholic Community under the direction of the Augustinians. We enjoy a rich history of good liturgy and music. The main parish church is located on the campus of Villanova University with a second worship space, the Parish Chapel, approximately one mile away. Send cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements to: Rosemary Morse, St. Thomas of Villanova Parish, 1229 W. Lancaster Ave., Rosemont, PA 19010 or fax to (610) 525-6041.


LARGE NORTHERN New Jersey parish is seeking a Pastoral Associate for Catechesis, who will coordinate a family-based faith formation program geared for families with children in grades 1-8, with the help of several administrative assistants. The parish embraces a Whole Community Catechetical Model. Strong experience, track record and Master's Degree preferred. Collaborative attitude, team approach and communication skills a must. Salary commensurate with experience. For more information on our parish, visit E-mail résumé to: or fax to Fr. Bob Stagg at: (201) 760-2570.

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE for Family Ministry and Faith Formation. Full-time, starting July 1. Suburban parish, 1100 families seeks an innovative, experienced person for pastoral ministry team. Collaborate in directing faith-formation program for K-Confirmation students and families, some intergenerational offerings, pastoral presence at weekend liturgies. At least 3 years experience as catechetical or pastoral minister, master's degree in pastoral ministry or related field, excellent interpersonal, communication, computer and administrative skills. Salary and benefits meet diocesan guidelines. Cover letter and 3 references to Fr. George Evans, St. Julia Parish, Weston, MA. E-mail: Fax: (781) 899-8046

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:


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. Résumés 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.

LUMEN CHRISTI Junior-Senior High School is seeking a dynamic principal to lead our school into the future. Operating under the auspices of St. Benedict's Parish, Anchorage, Alaska for six years this school is positioned to grow and expand to serve the needs of the Catholic Community in Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska. We are looking for leadership committed to educational excellence in the Catholic tradition. Anchorage is a young and vibrant community on the last frontier with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities. The successful applicant will be hired as vice principal for the 2008-2009 academic year to become principal in June of 2009. For position description or more information you may write A résumé may be submitted via at this e-mail or to: The Search Committee, c/o Fr. Steven Moore, St Benedict's Church, Anchorage, AK 99507.

DO YOU HAVE a passion for Catholic Education? Are you a certified Catholic principal who can inspire students and faculty to achieve excellence in academics, faith, and morals? If the answer is YES, then send us your résumé. Search Committee, St. Susanna Church, 305 4th Ave, Mason, OH 45040.


PROPHETIC and Faithful- Unique, vibrant, Spirit-led community of Catholics and Lutherans seeks part-time Catholic priest to join our pastoral team. Join in this bold experiment of living ecumenism as we enter our second decade as one community. We are sanctioned by the ELCA and our local Archdiocese. Inquire at: for more information.


THE UNIVERSITY of Saint Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary is seeking a Catholic faculty member to teach pastoral care and counseling, direct certain field education programs, and assist in human and spiritual formation. Send résumé to Dorothy Riley, Field Education Search, 1000 E. Maple Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060 E-mail:


MARIST SCHOOL, Atlanta, seeks a Catholic religion teacher with primary responsibility in Scripture for 2008-09. Advanced degree and high school teaching experience preferred. Marist is a Catholic, coed, college-preparatory school, grades 7-12. Send letter, résumé, and references to Principal, Marist School, 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319, or to:


TRINITY HEALTH (Novi, MI) is seeking an experienced and effective health care mission leader to preserve and nurture the Catholic identity of Trinity Health in diverse settings. The Senior Vice President (SVP) participates with system leadership in providing for strategic planning for the system, its financial stability, ethics, integrity and stewardship, clinical excellence and the development of a spiritual culture for the organization. The SVP is also responsible for the development, and implementation of programs, processes and resources, which ensure the integration of the Trinity Health mission and values across the system. Trinity Health is located in seven states and travel to the various Trinity Health sites is expected. Preferred Start Date: July 1, 2008 or sooner. Competitive salary and benefit package. For more information call or e-mail John Reid, Search Consultant for The Reid Group at (425) 450-4949 or

BON SECOURS Kentucky Health System (Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital) is seeking a dedicated person to fill the position of Vice President of Mission. The Vice President of Mission supports the organization through participation on the executive management team, integration of mission and values within the hospital system, and leadership of all Mission functions, programs and activities. A Master's degree in Catholic theology/religious studies/spirituality/ethics, or equivalent, is required. The candidate must posses at least three (3) years demonstrated experience in faith-based organization leadership, and have knowledge of the Catholic health ministry and traditions. With a commitment to embracing and sharing the values of Bon Secours, the successful candidate will have also an understanding of spirituality in the broadest sense of the word. The candidate should demonstrate a professional history of effective communication, the ability to work collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies, and effective public speaking and presentation skills. Health care experience and an understanding of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services is preferred. Bon Secours Kentucky Health System (Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital) is part of Bon Secours Health System, a contemporary, forward-reaching expression of the social mission of the Catholic Church, and the healing, liberating and compassionate tradition of the Sisters of Bon Secours and co-sponsoring congregations. Headquartered in a serene, wooded hilltop in Ashland, Kentucky, Bon Secours Kentucky includes a 214-bed acute care facility, same day surgery center and medical office complex. In addition to providing the region with acute care, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital provides services for cancer, cardiac, orthopedics, medical, pulmonary and surgical care, pediatric services, dependency rehabilitation and behavioral health. Interested individuals should review the job description and application process at Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.


ST. TERESA PARISH, Titusville, FL (near the space center) looking for Youth Minister to start program for the parish. This person must be able to organize many facets (spiritual, social, services) of youth ministry using "Renewing the Vision". The parish is committed in establishing a vibrant Catholic Youth Ministry. Contact: Rev. Michael E. Giglio, 203 Ojibway Ave., Titusville, Fl 32780 or e-mail:

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 email it to

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

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