National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 16, 2008

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CATHOLICS ON CALL, a program of the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, is accepting applications for the summer Young Adult Conferences in Chicago: June 5-8 and August 3-8. Catholics On Call is a vocations discovery initiative designed to support men and women, ages 18-30, who are thinking about pursuing a life of service in the church as lay ministers, religious sisters or brothers, or priests. Offered free of charge, the Young Adults Conference is a formative program that introduces young adults to the spirituality of call and discipleship, the processes of discernment and prayer, and provides time for networking with peers who are interested in ministry and asking similar questions about serving the Church. Additional information and the application can be found at or by calling (773)371-5431.

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.

Day of Peace



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

For Sale

HOUSE FOR SALE: near Gethsemani Abbey, KY; nicely updated 1940's farmhouse off main road, 1700sqft,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:

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:

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 e-mail: or call 1-800-CATHOLIC.

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:


RETREAT- Retreat with author Judy Cannato, Radical Amazement; Aug. 15-21: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN; Reg. deadline Aug. 1; $575 room and board, $300 commuter; (812)535-2931;

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.

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


WINTER SABBATICAL, Jan. 5 - Feb. 5, 2009. Come to this ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation. Contact Julie Mussche, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907, (714)744-3175 ext. 4406. Fax: (714)744-3176. E-mail: Web:

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:


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

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


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.


WORKSHOP- Rev. Diarmuid OMurchu workshop, Eco-Justice: Embracing the Gospel in Our Time; July 11-13; Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN; $200 ($175 before June 1); Reg. deadline June 30; (812)535-2931. Web site:


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

SEEKING Full Time Pastoral Associate Position in New Jersey to assist pastor with pastoral visitation, bereavement, adult formation, liturgical planning, parish administration. Experienced layperson with M.Div, S.T.M. and D. Min.degrees. Steven Douglas,

BI-LINGUAL PROF-DRE, Adult Faith Formation, RCIA (20ys exp) 10yrs experience working w/Adults with Cognitive Disabilities. Roman Catholic in good standing. Salary negotiable if housing is provided. Seeks employment contact:

Employment Opportunities


COORDINATOR of Faith Formation-DePaul University (Chicago) seeks a Coordinator of Faith Formation for Catholic Campus Ministry. Primary responsibility will involve planning and implementing a vibrant Catholic student retreat program. Coordinator also will implement a variety of student faith formation and prayer experiences and mentor student leaders. Position calls for someone vibrant in her/his faith, open to a wide diversity of Catholic faith expressions, and who can work collaboratively with the larger University Ministry team. Masters Degree in Theology, Divinity, or Catholic Studies is preferred. Campus Ministry experience is highly valued. Send résumé, letter of introduction, and contact information for two references to Fr. Christopher Robinson, CM at: Submission deadline is May 23, 2008. More info at:

LITURGICAL COORDINATOR- Christ the King Catholic Church in Tampa, FL, (3,250+ family parish) is accepting applications for the full time position of Liturgical Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting priests and deacons, assisting staff department heads in their respective programs and ceremonies, manage Church and Chapel facilities' operations, scheduling mass assignments of clergy and sacramental assistants, assist in strategic planning assistance of special events, writing Prayers of the Faithful as needed, prepare liturgical budgets, perform administrative paperwork, ordering of supplies, maintain liturgical vestments, be available to manage sacramental events (i.e. weddings, funerals). The candidate must be committed to living a faith-filled life and be able to work collaboratively with church leadership. He or she is to have at least a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, and a minimum of five years experience in a position of Liturgical Coordinator. A base salary with full benefit package is offered. E-mail cover letter to:

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

COORDINATOR of Religious Education- Do you have experience in teaching Religious Education classes? Are you an organized, detail-oriented person? Do you love working with people of all ages? The Coordinator will work side-by-side with the DRE to maintain and develop education programs for ages preschool through adult in a large suburban parish of 2,600+ families. Full time; competitive salary with benefits. View the job description at: Resumes with cover letter may be e-mailed to:, faxed to: (972)219-5429, or mailed to St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 1897 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX 75067, Attn: Susan Sandles. No phone calls please. Deadline 6/1/2008.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of Catholic Campus Ministry- DePaul University (Chicago) seeks an Assistant Director of Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM). Primary role will be planning and implementation of student-oriented religious education programs, including the oversight of small faith communities on campus. Will assist in the development of a comprehensive plan for evangelization and student formation. In addition, s/he will have administrative responsibilities that include managing internal and external communication and some supervision of student leaders. Masters in Theology, Divinity, or Catholic Studies and significant campus ministry experience is expected. DePaul is the largest Catholic university in the U.S. Ideal candidate will work well with diversity and desire urban setting. Send résumé, letter of introduction, and contact information for two references to Fr. Christopher Robinson, CM at: Submission deadline is May 23, 2008. More info at:


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

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 DIRECTOR OF MISSION EFFECTIVENESS assists Board of Directors of Corporation for Sponsored Ministries (CSM) in fulfilling responsibilities to assure the Congregation of Sisters of Saint Joseph (CSJ) that their mission is being lived out in sponsored ministries. Position provides oversight, inspiration, input enabling each ministry to integrate the CSJ mission as part of its particular mission and grow in its self-understanding as CSJ sponsored ministry. Full-time position in Office of Sponsored Ministries located in Brighton, MA. Requires in-depth and current knowledge of history of the Congregation and understanding of CSJ charism or willingness to learn, leadership experience, strong written and oral communication skills. Suitable candidate will be energetic, creative, flexible, resilient, find interaction with others life-giving, passion for the ministries, great sense of humor, exhibit a collaborative leadership style that reflects "relationship is at the heart of mission," be visionary, rooted in the daily realities of being a service organization. More details on request. Letter of interest and résumé: Suzanne Kearney at:

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:


CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) - Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is accepting applications for the full time position of Chief Financial Officer. The position provides financial leadership across the Archdiocese to all parishes and affiliates under the umbrella of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The position is responsible for the overall operations of the finance office as well as specifically responsible for the treasury and investment decisions and relationship with banks and investment managers; cash flow analysis, administration of the deposit and loan fund including approval of all loans and building projects; and liaison with the various advisory councils to the Archbishop (Finance, Presbyteral and Pastoral Councils). The position oversees the supervision of the Health Care Plan, Self-Insurance Plan, Retirement Plan, Human Resources, Property Management and Real Estate, Central Services and Payroll Services. The successful candidate is required to have administrative, supervisory, planning and organizational skills as well as excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or related field with a CPA and/or MBA preferred and have at least 10 years of directly related professional experience in a public or non profit institution. The individual is required to be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the church. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, résumé, salary requirement and application ( by June 30, 2008 to: Bill Hancock, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Human Resources Office, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 or e-mail:


HISTORIC Saint James Catholic Church, a diverse community rooted in social justice on Chicago's Near South Side seeks a pastoral musician for its 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. Sunday Masses. The candidate must be an excellent pianist/choir director who has a keen appreciation and knowledge of Catholic liturgy. The musician/choir director must share Saint James' commitment to building a community of faith, characterized by ethnic, age, and economic diversity. He/she should especially be sensitive toward the African-American Gospel tradition. The ideal candidate will be able to incorporate Asian and African musical elements into the liturgy. The musician/choir director will form an important part of Saint James' Evangelization Team. He/she will serve on the liturgy committee. Salary and hours are negotiable for the excellent candidate. Interested candidates should mail a résumé and two current letters of reference to Deacon Terry Collins, St. James Catholic Church, 2942 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60616 or submit via e-mail at:


MAJOR GIFT OFFICER- The Society of the Little Flower, Darien, Illinois, on the southwest side of Chicago, seeks major gift officer. The Society promotes devotion to St. Therese of Lisieux, enlisting support to help spread her devotion around the world and help fund the ministries and education of Carmelites around the world. Position reports directly to the Development Director, and cultivates relationships with current donors, leading to increased voluntary and financial commitment to the Society. Significant travel required. Bachelor's Degree required. Other requirements include demonstrated success in major gift development, understanding and appreciation of the Catholic Church and its ministries, especially religious orders and devotions, integrity and high ethical standards, a professional attitude, strong organizational and communication skills, computer expertise, and willingness to work with others as part of a team. Salary commensurate with skill and experience. Forward résumé and cover letter to: Search Committee, c/o The Bauer Group, LLC, Post Office Box 23, New Albany, Indiana 47151-0023, or


JVC SOUTHWEST PROGRAM Manager- Jesuit Volunteer Corps Southwest seeks a dynamic and team-oriented Program Manager to oversee the administrative and programmatic aspects of JVC Southwest as it places 75+ volunteers annually in service opportunities that provide direct support to people who are poor and marginalized in the major cities of California and Arizona. The Program Manager is directly responsible for providing vision and leadership in the management and supervision of six staff persons toward successful implementation of the formation program for Jesuit Volunteers. The Program Manager is a new staff position for JVC Southwest that reflects JVC's transition from a network of region-based non-profit organizations into one national non-profit organization with several regional offices in August 2009. Must be available to travel and have supervisory experience, strong foundation in Roman Catholic faith, and understanding of Ignatian spirituality and Catholic Social Teaching. Master's degree or equiv. in theology, ministry, non-profit management or related fields required. Salary range begins at $55K + benefits. JVC Southwest offices are based at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. For a complete job description, contact: Applicants must send résumé and cover letter no later than May 19 to Mark Potter, Board Chair, JVC Southwest, 171 S. Gless St., Los Angeles, CA 90033. E-mail:

MEDIA RELATIONS Manager with three to five years of experience and excellent writing skills needed at the Jesuit Conference of the United States. Comprehensive benefits package offered. For a complete job description, visit To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, writing sample, and salary requirements to


PARISH MARKETING SPECIALIST - New London, CT; Bayard Inc. seeks creative team player and leader to establish and execute marketing plans for its Catholic magazines, including Catholic Digest, promoting to parishes and to consumers. Knowledge of publishing for parishes, pastors, ministers and the people in the pew, list management and mailing skills, strong organization skills, knowledge of Web promotion, ancillary product creation and sales familiarity, brand development talents, proficiency with all aspects of fulfillment, reporting, results analysis, and software required. Energetic desire to break new ground a plus! Come grow with us! Must relocate to New London. Please send résumé with salary requirements under the subject heading Bayard Marketing to No phone calls please.


FAITH FORMATION Director and Youth Ministry Coordinator- We are a parish of 300+ active households in south-central Iowa seeking faith-filled people to engage our community in a lifelong faith journey. Faith Formation Director: FT position for a person with the vision to develop and direct faith formation for all ages. Responsibilities include K-8 catechesis, sacramental preparation, children's liturgy of the word, VBS, adult formation in the spirit of "Our Hearts Were Burning." The director will recruit and empower volunteers for ministry. Youth Ministry Coordinator: PT position for a person who will engage and inspire our youth in grades 6-12 and their families to connect their faith with everyday life. The coordinator will develop comprehensive youth ministry in the spirit of Renewing the Vision, including Confirmation and 9-12 catechesis. Successful candidates will be practicing Catholics with ministry formation and catechetical experience. These positions may be combined for qualified applicants. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Send résumé and cover letter to Search Committee, St Anthony Parish, 1202 Woodland, Knoxville, IA 50138, or e-mail: Application deadline is May 31.


THE HOLY FAMILY AREA Catholic Community seeks Pastoral Associate to collaborate with Pastor providing leadership and care for multiple parishes. Primary ministry is Director of Faith Formation and assisting with day-to-day parish operations, developing liturgical and formational ministries, and providing pastoral care. Master's in theology or pastoral ministry is desirable, plus previous ministry experience. For more information or send résumé, contact Fr. Jim Devorak, Church of St. Joseph, 512 Black Oak Ave, Montevideo, MN 56265. Phone: (320)269-8623. E-mail:

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE- Our Lady of Mercy, a parish of 1800 families in Potomac, MD seeks a full time Pastoral Associate for Social Concerns and Justice who in cooperation with others develops and facilitates programs designed to educate parishioners on Catholic Social Teachings and raise their social consciousness. He/she coordinates all parish social concerns and justice ministries, as well as ministries to and of the seniors of the parish. Send résumé to Social Concerns/Justice Search Committee, 9200 Kentsdale Drive, Potomac, MD 20854, or e-mail to:

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 Email résumé to: or fax to Fr. Bob Stagg at: (201)760-2570.


PRESIDENT - Maria High School, Chicago, Illinois; Maria High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women, located on the Southwest side of Chicago, is seeking a President. The successful candidate will be a practicing and active Catholic committed to the values of Catholic education in a secondary school. A Masters degree is preferred, however exceptional candidates with a solid background in business and financial management will be considered. The candidate will have demonstrated skills in development and public relations, communication, collaboration and human relations. Experience in strategic planning toward institutional advancement, marketing, and facilities are preferred. All interested candidates must submit letter addressing interest and relevant qualifications along with a current résumé including 5 professional references by May 31, 2008 to President Search Committee, Maria High School, 6727 S. California Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60629. Please visit our website for more information


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 May 31, 2008 at: Search Committee, St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78757 or

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 Ô08/09 school year. Send résumé to:

PRINCIPAL- St. Helen Catholic School, in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, fully accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference and located in the Archdiocese of Miami, is seeking applicants for the position of Principal, starting July 1, 2008. The school has a total enrollment of 201 students, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. We are seeking an individual who is a Roman Catholic in good standing with a commitment to the Church's education and social justice mission, a strict disciplinarian with the ability to work closely with faculty and staff. Applicant must hold a Master's degree, a valid administrative certificate, five (5) years teaching experience and some experience in school administration. Additional qualifications preferred include: experience in school finance, strong communication skills, understanding and support of multicultural and inclusive education. Salary is based on experience and degree. For further information, please contact the search committee at: (954)731-7314. Inquiry deadline is May 24, 2008.

NOTRE DAME HIGH School, Elmira, New York, seeks Principal (effective July 2008). Notre Dame High School is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. The school, founded in 1955, has a reputation for academic excellence where 100% of graduating seniors are accepted at a college. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic and have a strong understanding of Catholic education. The principal is responsible for the academic program and student learning. The Board of Trustees is seeking candidates who have: Background in high school curriculum, instruction, and assessment, High School-level teaching experience, Experience in supervising and developing teachers, Desire and ability to lead within a team environment, Knowledge of and commitment to the Mercy Mission in education and the development of Christian men and women. Candidates are invited to send a confidential letter of interest and résumé to: Notre Dame High School Search Committee c/o Sister Mary Walter Hickey, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904; or via e-mail to:

PRINCIPAL- Notre Dame Middle School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Notre Dame is a Nativity-Miguel model school of 120 students in grades 5-8, serving predominantly Hispanic girls. Qualifications: practicing Catholic; master's degree in educational administration or curriculum and instruction; at least five years' teaching experience and three years of principalship; bilingual preferred. This full time position begins July 1, 2008. Send résumé and cover letter to Jean Ellman, SSND, 1420 West Scott Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204.


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.


RENEW INTERNATIONAL- a not-for-profit Roman Catholic organization at fosters spiritual renewal, evangelization, and the transformation of the world through parish-based small Christian communities is currently searching for a full time Billingual Workshop and Retreat Center Presenter in their Plainfield, NJ office. Main responsibility will be to conduct various workshops according to established guidelines, present to bishops, priests and lay people at parish and diocesan levels on the methods of implementing and managing various RENEW faith building processes and provide pasturing and consultation to parish and diocesan representatives in an effort to establish long term relationships. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic with a solid knowledge and understanding of Catholic theology and faith who possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills with ability to work independently and under general supervision to achieve assigned objectives. Must be fluent in Spanish and English (oral and written) and communicate effectively with clients as well as write reports, presentations, and correspondence. Ability to travel extensively by both road and air. May include some weekend travel and work evenings. Must possess strong computer skills. Master's Degree in Theology or related field required. Please e-mail, fax, or mail your résumé to (Please include salary history and 2 letters of recommendations): RENEW International, Attn: Sr. Eileen Carmody, 1232 George Street, Plainfield, NJ 07062. Fax: (908)769-5860 or e-mail to:

RENEW INTERNATIONAL- a not-for-profit Roman Catholic organization that fosters spiritual renewal, evangelization, and the transformation of the world through parish based small Christian communities is currently searching for a full time Experienced Workshop and Retreat Presenter in their Plainfield, NJ office. Main responsibility will be to present the various workshops and retreats associated with the implementation of RENEW's latest initiatives and to provide pasturing and consultation to parish and diocesan representatives in an effort to assure the overall success of the program and to establish long term relationships. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic with a solid knowledge and understanding of Catholic theology and faith, as well as possess extremely strong interpersonal and presentation skills with ability to work independently and under general supervision to achieve assigned objectives. Must present and communicate with enthusiasm and energy and have the ability to create reports, presentations, and correspondence. Ability to travel extensively by both road and air. May include some weekend travel and working evenings. Must possess strong computer skills, Master's Degree in Theology or related field required. If interested in joining our strong faith community in an excellent work environment, please e-mail, fax or mail your résumé to (Please include salary history and 2 letters of recommendation): RENEW International, Attn: Sr. Eileen Carmody, 1232 George Street, Plainfield, NJ 07062. Fax: (908)769-5660 or e-mail to:


SANDUSKY CENTRAL Catholic School, a Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 12 school is seeking a faith-filled, charismatic, goal-oriented visionary person for the position of Local Superintendent. Sandusky Central Catholic School is comprised of a three-parish pre-school, elementary school, and high school ministering to 800 students in a six year old unified model. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic, having attained an MA in education administration, possess experience in multiple levels of education including elementary and high school, and hold an Ohio certification or equivalent. Application, position description and information can be found on the Sandusky Central Catholic School's website: The position begins on July 1, 2008.


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 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.


ASSOCIATE VOCATION DIRECTOR- Glenmary seeks an Associate Director to promote, develop, foster and invite men to priesthood and brotherhood with the Glenmary Home Missioners. The person will be well trained in Catholic history, theology and doctrine with at least the equivalent of a bachelor's degree. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the home missions and an ability to foster and maintain relationships with teenagers and young adults from multicultural backgrounds. Individual will possess good listening skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both personal and public settings. Ability to speak English and Spanish or willingness to develop Spanish-language skills. Web technology and good writing skills necessary. Position requires some travel and a high degree of confidentiality. Professional salary and benefits. Send résumé to: Vocation Director, GHM. PO Box 456618, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246-5618 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 e-mail it to

YOUTH MINISTER Position - Large suburban parish near Columbus seeks dynamic person as youth minister. Candidates with solid education in the field and with extensive experience will be preferred to lead a program at St. Paul's, a Catholic community with four thousand families. The minister will provide spiritual leadership to high and middle school students as well as to young adults. Salary will be commensurate with education and background. Full benefits are available. Starting date is negotiable, but availability by August 1 is preferred. Send résumé and references by June 1, 2008 to: Fr. Charles F. Klinger, Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 313 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082.

YOUTH MINISTER- Large suburban parish of 2,600+ families is looking for an enthusiastic team player with experience in youth ministry. Will work with the DRE to develop programs, events, volunteers for all aspects of a holistic youth ministry program. Bachelor's degree in specific or related field; YM certified or willingness to become certified; knowledge of trends that affect youth. Full time. View the job description at: Resumes with cover letter may be e-mailed to: faxed to: (972)219-5429, or mailed to St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 1897 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX 75067, Attn: Susan Sandles. No phone calls please. Deadline 6/1/2008.

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