National Catholic Reporter

Updated May 30, 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.


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.


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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<1ac. $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


ST. JOHN CENTER, Little Rock, AR. June 20-22. Come to Little Rock, June 20-22, for an enriching weekend exploring "Law, Grace, and Freedom: Paul's Letter to the Romans." In this special church year honoring St. Paul, Sr. Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, will delve into the major themes of the letter which changed the course of world history. Meet others from parishes nationwide whose love for Scripture overflows in a warm, relaxed atmosphere. Rich experiences of prayer, discussion and community building will be included. Contact Little Rock Scripture Study, 2500 North Tyler Street, Little Rock, AR 72207; Phone: (501)664-6102. E-mail: for registration information. Registration deadline is June 6.

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

Monastic Life Experiences

ST. SCHOLASTICA MONASTERY, Duluth, MN. July 12-18, 2008. Could God be calling you to the monastic way of life? Single Catholic women ages 21-45 are invited to spend a week with the Benedictine Sisters of Duluth. Celebrate the Eucharist and pray the Liturgy of the Hours daily with the Sisters. Share meals, work and leisure with them, hear their stories and tell them yours. Spend quiet time in discernment as you experience the rhythm of monastic life. No cost or obligation. Reservations required by July 1. Contact: Sister Mary Catherine OSB (218) 723-6646; St. Scholastica Monastery, 1001 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth MN 55811. E-mail: Or visit:

Note Cards and Journals

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

Religious Goods

VESTMENTS NEEDED -- Do not throw away your old Vestments! Please mail them to us for our missions at: Reconciliation Catholic Church, 2727 E. University Drive # 148, Tempe, Arizona 85281.


BETHANY SPIRITUALITY CENTER, NY, announces the following retreats: "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; Silence and Awareness (Vipassana) Retreat, with Kevin Culligan, OCD and Mary Jo Meadow, OCDS, August 15-24; "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:

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.


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 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, Enjoy nature, La Academia de Espanol D'Amore Spanish Immersion Center. Immerse yourself in Spanish in the beaches of Costa Rica. Adjacent to Manuel Antonio National Park. Intensive Spanish immersion programs. Small, personal classes. Beach lodging or homestays available. Contact La Academia D'Amore, PO Box 67, Quepos, Costa Rica. USA phone/fax: (262)367-8598. E-mail: Web site:

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:


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.


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


ASSISTANT EDITOR -- U.S. Catholic, Chicago based Claretian Publications seeks an Assistant Editor for U.S. Catholic magazine to write and edit according to sound editorial practices to ensure high quality of assigned publications. Responsible for commissioning articles, maintaining productive author and columnist relationships, and dealing with authors from article idea through payment. This position is one of several editors who edit and write as assigned and expected to contribute ideas and work both collaboratively as a member of the editorial team and independently. Bachelor's degree in Journalism or the Humanities or equivalent experience. 1-3 years copy-editing and layout experience. Knowledge of the Catholic faith required. Excellent communications skills, knowledge of grammar, production process, and ability to work as part of a team. Résumé w/salary req. to: Human Resources, St. Jude League/Claretian Publications, 205 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606. E-mail: Fax: (312)768-4098.


CAMPUS MINISTERS -- The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has several positions available for priests, religious or laypersons. This is a full time campus ministry position, serving Catholic students, faculty and administration at a University or College. Qualifications include a master's degree in pastoral theology or a closely related degree (or the commitment to work towards it). Prior experience in campus ministry is preferred. Additional information is available on the diocesan website at Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and diocesan application to Patrice Barkster, HR Administration Coordinator, Catholic Diocese of Richmond, 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond VA 23294 or E-mail to:


PEDIATRIC CHAPLAIN I -- Children's Hospital, Boston. Take this opportunity to explore a new direction at Children's Hospital Boston. Strive to be a part of our talented staff, who continues to contribute to our being voted one of the nation's top pediatric health care facilities for 18 years in a row! If you're looking for a rewarding career, look no further than this organization. The Chaplain provides direct pastoral care to patients, families and staff of diverse religious affiliations and traditions and serves as primary chaplain for designated patient population(s). They conduct spiritual assessments and develops pastoral care plans for assigned patients. They will be providing pastoral counseling, spiritual direction, crisis intervention and other related services, performs religious rites, sacraments and celebrations and conducts worship services within the hospital. Works with multidisciplinary health care team and other clergy within the hospital and the community to plan and provide pastoral services for patients and families. Requirements: Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Master's degree in Divinity or a closely related field and one to two years of previous experience. Work requires the clinical pastoral skills typically acquired through completion of four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education. Current certification as a chaplain by the College of Chaplains or National Association of Catholic Chaplains. Applicants will be expected to submit two current verbatims. In the case of clergy, evidence of current standing or faculties for ministry by the appropriate denominational authority. Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish preferred. Interested candidates are Qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply through Please refer to job code: 16581BR.


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:

DIOCESAN COORDINATOR of Youth Ministry- Seeking: Mature adult, min. 25 years of age, practicing catholic of Vatican II spirituality as Coordinator of Youth Ministry (part time -20 hours wkly) to work in conjunction with Dir. of Youth Ministry for the mission Diocese of Reno. Seeking a vibrant, self-directed leader with experience in Youth Ministry and Catechetics who can align personal passion with diocesan vision of growth and ministry. Qualifications include: MA in theology or related, at least 5 years experience in youth ministry capacity, knowledge of Adolescent Catechetical processes, Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies from CMD. Opportunity to be instrumental in direction of YM for young diocese! Collaborative work to include: ongoing formation and leadership development of parish youth ministers and diocesan youth council, on-site parish visitations, coordinating diocesan events, warm collaboration with parish leadership. Diocese will assist with search of supplementary income through parish collaboration. Salary: $20,000 annually. Please respond by July 16 to: (775)326-9439

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: Résumés 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.


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:

DIRECTOR of Pastoral Care- West Islip, NY- Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, overlooking the Great South Bay and 30 miles from New York City, is a 450 bed acute care hospital of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. The full time Director of Pastoral Care will join a team of professional chaplains and be responsible for program development, fiscal management, planning, implementation, direction and evaluation of spiritual care services to patients, families and staff. Qualifications: NACC/APC Board Certified Chaplain, at least 3-5 years clinical pastoral experience in a healthcare setting, along with excellent management, clinical, interpersonal and leadership skills. Please apply at

ST. ANN CHURCH, a community of 2000 families in Naples, Fl. with an elementary school, is seeking an experienced person to direct the parish's total catechetical programs. Qualifications must include an MA in Religious Education, Theology or related area and at least 2 years experience in parish or diocesan ministry. Send letter of interest, résumé and references to: St. Ann Parish, 475 9th Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 Attn: Ann Kaverman, or fax to: (239)262-4296.

DIRECTOR, Catholic Charities -- Catholic Charities of Northwest Indiana is currently taking résumés for the position of Executive Director. Must possess working knowledge of the social teachings of the Catholic Church and have experience in providing oversight of programs and service of a charitable agency. Must have a graduate degree in Human Service/Mental Health or a related field. Resumes will be accepted through June 30, 2008. A complete job description is available upon request. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Resumes should be sent c/o Search Committee, Diocese of Gary, 176 South West Street, Crown Point, IN 46307 or via e-mail EOE

DIRECTOR of Campus Ministry -- Rivier College is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry to direct and manage the Campus Ministry Office with the responsibility for serving the spiritual, social, and personal needs of the campus community, providing opportunities where values are challenged and faith is affirmed. The incumbent will collaborate with the College Chaplain to ensure a rich and meaningful liturgical and sacramental life on campus and to be concerned with peace and justice issues. The Director is also expected to reach out to the needy of the greater Nashua area. Position requires Master's degree in theology, certification in Campus Ministry by the Catholic Campus Ministry Association is desirable, plus two to three years of relevant experience. Complete details may be found at Interested applicants are invited to submit resume, cover letter with salary expectations and contact information for 3 professional references to: Rivier College, 420 South Main St., Nashua, NH 03060-5086 or EOE


CBPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -- The Catholic Book Publishers Association is looking for an Executive Director to lead and manage the development of an ambitious service plan for its membership. This is a full time position with competitive salary and is not location specific. Candidates should have minimum of five years senior management experience in, and knowledge of, the following: book publishing and the opportunities and challenges facing the industry association management and trade show experience, the Catholic Church, its beliefs and structure. We seek an entrepreneur with strong interpersonal communication skills, an innovator capable of formulating a business plan, developing and executing a strategic plan, expressing a vision, while working collaboratively with the Board of Directors. Executive Director's Description: Reply in confidence, by e-mail to: Also send hard copy to Frank Cunningham, 260 74th St. South Haven, MI 49090.


FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR -- Holy Spirit Parish, Saginaw, MI is an active family-friendly parish with 1,200 households. We are inviting applications for the position of Faith Formation Director. You would be responsible for overall faith formation for children and adults, including sacramental preparation. You would work in collaboration with the parish youth minister, R.C.I.A. director and pastoral team. It is important that candidates have a working knowledge of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, and certification in levels I, II and III would be especially helpful. A master's degree in religious education, theology or pastoral ministry is preferred. Experience working in a parish ministry setting is required. Send inquiries and resumes to: Search Committee, Holy Spirit Parish, 1035 N. River Road, Saginaw, MI 48609.


HISPANIC MINISTRY -- Holy Redeemer Parish, Marshall, MN, seeks Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry to collaborate with parish staff and serve Hispanic community. Job description at Send resume to Holy Redeemer, 503 West Lyon, Marshall, MN 56258.


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 resume 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:

WANTED: Full time Music Director for Most Holy Redeemer Church, a vibrant welcoming and inclusive parish in San Francisco. Requires organ skills and choral direction experience. Send resume to Rev. Stephen Meriwether, 100 Diamond St., San Francisco, CA 94114 or e-mail:

LITURGY DIRECTOR -- St. Gilbert Parish, Grayslake, IL (northern Lake County, IL) seeking full time Liturgy Director. Parish has 2,700 families, is vibrant with parishioner involvement, continues to develop spirituality in accord with Vatican II, and strives for active, conscious participation in liturgy. Candidate must be collaborative with staff and music director, have degree/certificate in theology and liturgy and knowledge of related rites, and at least three years experience. Be responsible for planning with committee, formation of ministers, and coordinating liturgies. Salary and benefits in accord with Archdiocese of Chicago. Contact: Fr. Gene Nowak, (847)223-4731. 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, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to


AS PART OF our expansion program, our company is looking for part time Work from home Account Manager and sales representatives, it pays $3500 monthly plus benefits and takes only little of your time. Please contact us for more details. Requirements - Should be a computer Literate. 2-3 hours access to the internet weekly. Must be over 20yrs of age. Must be Efficient and Dedicated. If you are interested and need more information, Contact Hopkins Carnon

THEA BOWMAN PREPARATORY ACADEMY is a new, values-based, public charter school opening in the Nation's Capital. Join our team of dedicated and creative educators as a member of our founding faculty and staff. Successful candidates will have a bachelor's degree and be able to meet "highly qualified" requirements to teach middle school. Positions available: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Assistant, PE/Health, Visual Arts, P/T Music, Special Education, Reading Specialist, and Administrative Assistant. Interested candidates should send resume, college transcripts, copy of teaching certificate and three letters of recommendation to: Thea Bowman Preparatory Academy PCS, Attention: Human Resource Committee, 330 21st St., NE, Washington, DC 20002. More info can be found at:

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 resume and cover letter to Search Committee, St Anthony Parish, 1202 Woodland, Knoxville, IA 50138, or e-mail: Application deadline is May 31.

PASTORAL CARE PROVIDER -- Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco, are seeking a full time Pastoral Care Provider. Responsible for providing spiritual, psychological, and emotional support for long-term/short-term home-bound Sisters. Requires work on one day of weekend. Education or experience includes: completion of accredited CPE program or comparable experience; background in Gerontology, comfort level in working with older adults and with death and dying. E-mail resume to: or Fax to: (415)422-5026.


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 resume, 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 resume 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 E-mail resume to: or fax to Fr. Bob Stagg at: (201)760-2570.


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

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.


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 resume 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 resume 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:


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 resume to: Vocation Director, GHM. P.O. Box 456618, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246-5618 or e-mail:


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 resume 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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