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April 16, 2012 | Volume 87, Number 12






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Hispanic Regional Coordinator

The Office for Hispanic Ministry seeks to fill the full time position of Hispanic Regional Coordinator (East and West Area). This position will implement goals established by the Director for OHM by providing training, resources and programs to support local pastors, Hispanic parish leaders, and Hispanic families involved in Catholic education. Responsibilities include facilitating Hispanic formation events, catechist training, retreats and other formation opportunities. Fluency in Spanish and English and being a practicing Roman Catholic are required. Prior experience with parish pastoral ministry as volunteer or paid staff is necessary as well as good computer skills necessary. The successful candidate must be able to interact with all levels of staff and collaborate with Hispanic parish leaders. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and application to: Sarah Fogler, Recruiting & Training Manager, 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond, VA 23294-4201, Fax: 804-622-5163, Email: Application close date is April 30, 2012.

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Administrative Assistant

The Office of the Vicar General & Vicar for Clergy seeks a full-time administrative assistant to provide administrative support to the office. Strong working knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft Suite is necessary. Exemplary record of confidentiality, demonstrated diplomacy, excellent follow-up, an ability to work with diverse groups, a strong team player with demonstrated collaboration skills and courteous and professional manner is necessary. A college degree or equivalent background, plus three or more years of experience is required. Prior experience working in a parish setting is strongly preferred. A candidate that is a Catholic in good standing is required. A review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and application to: Sarah Fogler, Recruiting & Training Manager, Catholic Diocese of Richmond, 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond, VA 23294-4201, Fax: 804-358-9159. Email:

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Newport News has these opens for the 2012-2013 school year:

  • 3rd grade teacher. Teacher certification is required.

  • Prek-3 teacher, part-time. Minimum requirements include an AA degree in early childhood. CDA certification preferred.

Applications are available on the Diocese of Richmond website, Direct inquiries and applications to Mrs. Tucker, 52 Harpersville Rd., Newport News, VA 23601, 757-596-2754.

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English Teacher

Saint Gertrude High School seeks a certified English teacher for the 2012-2013 school year. Applicant should have teaching experience at the high school level. Interested candidates should send resume, references and a cover letter to

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Minister of Music

Job Summary: [Part-Time Position] St. Ann’s, Ashland is a vibrant intergenerational family parish of approximately 690 seeking music director to enrich and expand the liturgical music program. Musical and Liturgical responsibilities include but are not limited to: 3 weekend Masses, choir rehearsals [year-round], recruitment, all weddings, children’s choir 1 time a year. Duties also include maintaining library, updating musical text, purchase music, reporting all parish music copyright requirements online, music ministry budget, piano/organ maintenance, cooperative preparation of all worship aids and liturgical programs, and other liturgical tasks as assigned by the pastor including staff/liturgy meetings.

Bachelor of Music Minimum. Masters in Music preferred.

Experience: Prior Catholic music positions, thorough understanding of Catholic liturgy, Post Vatican II contemporary music preference.

Advanced piano skills, transposition skills, strong choral background and excellent computer skills, cooperative interpersonal approach and collaborative team style.

Salary is commensurate with experience and degree level.

See Diocesan website for Employment Application Form:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Attn: Music Search Committee
105 S. Snead Street
Ashland, Virginia 23005

PH: 804-798-5039, Fax: 804-798-5072

Email address:

Open until filled

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Assistant Principal

St. Bridget Catholic School, K-8, in Richmond, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Principal.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Administration or related fields. Five years teaching / administrative experience in a Catholic school, and hold, or be eligible for, principal licensure in Virginia. The candidate will be a practicing Catholic with experience in collaborative leadership, and developing and managing a budget. Candidate must demonstrate superior communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to articulate both a school’s mission and vision. The Candidate must have a strong commitment to Catholic Education, faculty and staff, school board, parents, alumni and the broader community. Interested Candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to: Ray Honeycutt, Principal, Saint Bridget School, 6011 York Road, Richmond, VA 23226. Email Please see for information about our school.

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Coordinator of Religious Education

Holy Comforter Catholic Church, in Charlottesville, has an opening for a full time Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE), starting July 1. A downtown parish with approximately 480 households, has a deep commitment to its outreach, religious education, and social justice programs and to its spiritually nourishing liturgy. The CRE works in collaboration with the pastor to develop parish catechetical programs that provide spiritual education and development for children and youth in grades 1-12, sacramental preparation, adult education, and work in coordination with the Director of the RCIA program. Qualified candidate should be a practicing Catholic with a Bachelor’s degree in theology or a related field or its equivalent and a minimum of three years experience as a catechist or a teacher. Salary and benefits are consistent with diocesan guidelines. For further information, contact the Church Administrator, Bernadette Rumpf, 434-295-7185 or Deadline for applications (resume, cover letter, and three references) is April 30.

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Director Jubilee House Retreat and Conference Center

We are seeking a Director for Jubilee House Retreat and Conference Center located in Abingdon, Virginia.

The Director will plan and execute a proactive marketing business plan with the goal of attracting and retaining customers and overall profitability for the Center and will consult with the Jubilee House Retreat and Conference Center (JHRC) Advisory Council. The Director also works closely with the Regional Minister for Christian Formation, Pastors in LPA 15 & 16, parish leadership and business /ecumenical leaders in the surrounding communities, as well as the diocesan Office of Finance in all matters related to budgeting, bookkeeping and payroll.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or Management, or related degree or its equivalent is required. Prior experience in running a hotel or retreat/conference facility is preferred. Strong customer service orientation, leadership and administrative abilities, marketing/sales abilities, collaboration skills, supervision skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent computer skills and working knowledge of the Catholic Church and Church teachings are required. A practicing Catholic in good standing is preferred. Ability to travel is required. The position of Director is a full-time, exempt position. Evening and weekend meetings and events are necessary to fulfill the duties.

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume and Diocesan application to: Sarah Fogler, Recruiting & Training Manager, 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond, VA 23294


Fax 804-622-5163.

Position is open until filled.

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