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Last updated 10/23/2014



In Search of Housing

I am a grad student in the CSMA program and I am looking for housing for the spring and summer semester within walking distance from campus.  Please call or email me: (813) 546-9451, Danielle Duet at duet9803@stthomas.eduThanks! 

Updated October 13, 2014



Advancement Assistant at Ave Maria Academy

In coordination with Ave Maria Academy's Advancement Directory, the Advancement Assistant is responsible for assisting in all school activities, as well as systematic execution and maintenance of Ave Maria's Advancement tracking system Raiser's Edge software. 

Minimum requirements include: experience with the Blackbaud Raiser's Edge system, bachelor's degree in communications or related field, excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, ability to perform under deadlines, and the ability to handle a wide variety of projects simultaneously.

This is a part-time position.  Tentative working hours would be Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 3:00pm, or as worked out with the Advancement Director.  Send resume and cover letter to

Posted October 23, 2014

Part-Time Office Assistant

The American Chesterton Society is looking for a part-time Office Assistant to work 30 hours per week at the headquarters. Qualified candidates will be proficient in Quickbooks and have bookkeeping and accounting experience. The office assistant is responsible for Quickbooks consolidation, billing, payroll processing, customer service, and fulfillment. Salary commensurate with experience.

Institution Description:
The American Chesterton Society is a tax-exepmt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Located in the Bloomington area, for 18 years it has dedicated itself to promoting the works of Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Richard Aleman at

Posted October 15, 2014

CSA Position at North Side Life Care Center

North Side Life Care Center has a part-time position open for a Client Services Advocate (CSA). It's for 24 hrs a week, Tues.-Thur., 8:30 am.- 4:30 pm.
For more information and how to apply, etc: 

Posted October 7, 2014

Tutors Needed

Join our platform! Cardinal Scholars is an in-home and online tutoring service that gives exceptional tutors the chance to be matched with local students in need of additional academic support. We connect tutors with students seeking help with college, high school, middle school, and elementary material. We're seeking tutors who meet the following criteria:

-Teaching experience
-Academically curious and intelligent
-Attend or have graduated from the University of St. Thomas as either and undergraduate, graduate, or professional student.


-Freedom to set your own schedule
-Competitive compensation from $15-$35/hour
-Get to know families from the community

For more information or to apply visit:

Posted October 7, 2014

Elementary School Principal

St. Peter Catholic Church and School has an immediate need for an Elementary School Principal. The Principal serves as the administrator of the school and extended day program, and our licensed preschool program. They are responsible for the day to day, month to month operations and administration of the parish school and works collaboratively with the Parish Business Administrator and Pastor to ensure the mission of the Faith is being met and taught.

Candidates must meet the following requirement
- Must be Roman Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
- Master of Arts or Sciences Degree in Education
- Minnesota's Teacher License
- Previous experience teaching at the elementary level

Institution Description:
St. Peter Catholic Church and School is located in Forest Lake, MN, roughly 26 miles northeast of downtown St. Paul. The parish is comprised of 2100 registered families and 183 families registered in the parish school. We are a community that is rich with Catholic tradition, and offer a wide array of educational, spiritual and social programs for the members of the parish and school as well as the community.

Send cover letter, salary expectations, a copy of your educational liscence, and references to:
Attention: Gene Schommer
Church of St. Peter
1250 South Shore Drive
Forest Lake, MN 55205

Posted September 29, 2014


Nanny Needed

St. Paul, MN: We are looking for a nanny for our daughter (3 years old) and son (9 months old) to start as soon as possible for 2 days a week.  We are very flexible as to what day(s) of the week it may be and are willing to have different individuals for each day.  We would need you to be at our house from 7:45am-4:30pm to play with and care for our adorable kiddos. 

Please send me an email, shoot me a text, or give me a call if you are interested.  Thank you! 

Natalie (Hafner) Posteuca, (651) 324-8875. 

Posted September 23, 2014

Babysitter for Two Boys

UST professor and family live in the Longfellow area of Minneapolis less than ten minutes from UST's St. Paul campus.  We are looking for a loving and reliable after-school babysitter to pick up our two boys, (almost) 6 and 2 years old, up from school and daycare, bring them home and watch them at our house Monday and Wednesday afternoons for a total of 2 hours/day (e.g. 3:45-5:45 p.m.) until mid-December.  Once at home, the tasks would be to get them settled in, have the older one started on homework, and engage in playtime with both of them.  Beginning in February, we would still need help on Monday afternoon and evening, needing care until 8 p.m. every other week.  It may also be possible to add a second day per week in the spring as well.  References and clean driving record are very important; children's first aid and CPR certification are preferred.

To find out more or apply, please email  Please include rates.  Thank you!

Posted September 16, 2014

Nanny for 3 Small Children

Nativity mom looking for help with 3 small children.  Looking for help on Monday or Tuesday mornings and/or Thursday afternoons.  Family located in Mac/Groveland neighborhood. 

Please contact Katie for more information. or (651) 726-4134.

Posted August 21, 2014 

Part-Time Babysitter Needed

Sitter needed for a preschooler and toddler once a week for 2-3 hours in St. Paul (Highland Park).  Dates and hours are flexible, depending on sitter's availability.  We are willing to work around schedules. 

If interested, please contact

Posted August 21, 2014

Nanny Needed

Nanny needed for 6-month old baby starting September 9th.  Need nanny Mondays and Tuesdays 1-5 pm and Fridays 8-5 pm.  We live in Southwest Minneapolis (near Southdale Mall). 

Please contact Connie Bergner at, or (651) 343-9356.  Thank you and God bless.

Posted August 19, 2014 

Pro-Life Action Ministries Development Assistant

Job responsibilities include work with communications/social media, development/database/calendar, and the website.  For more information on job responsibilities and job qualifications, visit 

This is a full time, salaried position with health and dental benefits.  For questions regarding this position call (651) 797-6362 or email

Please send resume and cover letter to

Posted August 19, 2014

Guardian Angels Catholic School Principal

Our school's mission is to form future leaders with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs.  The foundation of this mission is inspired by our deep passion for the Catholic faith, a world view, and training the mind for critical thought. 

Applicants for School Principal are not required to have a licensure in administration (though it is preferred).  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding and acceptance of Catholic doctrine, be an active, participating Roman Catholic with a related Masters Degree (such as CSMA) and a MN Teaching License.

For more information or to apply for the position, see the archdiocesan webpage:  

Posted August 7, 2014

Multimedia Reporter

The multimedia reporter creates original content through reporting, writing, editing, photography, video, and video editing on topics of interest to target audiences; specifically, for The Catholic Spirit.  Provides content support for all publications of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.  The multimedia reporter's primary working relationships are with the Editor/Publications Manager, Communications Manager and Web Specialists; this position also works directly with the Director of Communications and other Chancery Corporation, parish, and school staff as needed. 

Preferred: B.A. in Journalism, Mass Communications or related field, with a few years experience.  Practicing Catholic who is knowledgeable about the Church, experience using Adobe Creative Cloud programs. 

Email cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Mary Ellen Moe, Human Resources, at

Posted August 6, 2014 

ISO Nanny for Fall Semester or Full Year

We live in Hamline-Midway and are looking for a nanny for our two daughters (who turned 3 in May and will be turning 2 in September), starting the week of Labor Day. 

Scheduling:  We would need you to be here by 7:30am and anticipate being home to relieve you by 5:30pm.  The days needed will be Mondays and Wednesdays, with an occasional Friday here or there as well.  A bit of flexibility is helpful for this position, as there may be a couple of random days here or there when we won't need you or would only need you a half day.  Should this happen, we will definitely let you know ASAP ahead of time.  In other words, we're hoping you can be a tad flexible :)

Pay: We can offer $10-12/hour based on experience, flexibility, etc.  On-call pay may be available.

Please contact us with any questions or if you are interested in the position.  Thank you! 
Hallie and Mike Rogers, (651) 225-8434

Posted August 5, 2014 


Position Openings at Ave Maria Academy


Pre-K Aide: 25 hours per week, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Kindergarten Aide: 25 hours per week, 8:00am - 1:00pm
First Grade Aide: 25 hours per week, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Extended Care: 7.5 hours per week, 6:30am - 8:00am
Extended Care: 12.5 hours per week, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Extended Care: 12.5 hours per week, 3:30pm - 6:00pm

If interested in applying, a resume and cover letter can be sent to

Posted July 15, 2014



Sidewalk Counseling Training Seminar

Six days a week at four abortion mills in the Twin Cities, 33 children on average are scheduled to be killed by abortion. Come and learn how to save babies and help families by peacefully and prayerfully offering pro-life brochures and speaking the truth in Christ's love to mothers and fathers entering abortion centers.

Hosted by the Sanctity of Life Ministry of Bethlehem Baptist Church and presented by Debra Braun, who has been sidewalk counseling for more than 30 years.

The event is free. To register, contact Debra at or (651) 797-6364.

Thursday, October 30 7:00-9:00pm

Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis
720 13th Avenue South
Room 111

Posted October 15, 2014

Volunteers needed: 3rd Annual Archdiocesan Youth Day

Two groups are looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming Archdiocesan Youth Day. The event will be held on Saturday, October 25 in the Anderson Recreation Center Fieldhouse.

The Archdiocese is in need of three sets of volunteers:
1. The production company will need help with set-up on Friday, October 24th in the afternoon and evening.
2. Ushers will be needed the day of the event between 10:00am and 10:00pm.
3. The production company will need help with take-down on Saturday evening from 9:00pm until 11:00pm.

Please email
ayd@archspm or Erin Kimball at to sign up or for more information.

St. Jude of the Lake is in need of volunteers on Saturday from 9:00am to 4:45pm
1. Setting up various sports and games stations
2. Organizing youth at the activity stations
3. Cleaning up after the youth are finished at the stations.

For more information or to sign up contact St. Jude of the Lake's Director of Youth Ministry, Jen Eckstein, at

Volunteers can register at

Posted September 10, 2014

Interested in Becoming a CRS Campus Ambassador?

Catholic Relief Services Student Ambassadors are working hard to mobilize campus engagement in tangible acts of solidarity with the global poor to create a more just and peaceful world.

For more information, visit: If you are interested, please contact Matt Sweeney at

Posted September 10, 2014

Bioethics Intern

The Minnesota Catholic Conference, the public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota, is seeking a highly motivated student to assist with advocacy initiatives involving assisted reproduction technology, including surrogacy arrangements. The intern will provide research support, assist with outreach and communication initiatives, help devleop and write educational and legislative materials, and may have the opportunity to gain some hands-on lobbying experience. Hours are flexible.

To apply, send your resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and three recommendations to

Posted September 8, 2014




The Fall of the Wall Essay Contest

The UST German Program & German Club announce a campus-wide essay contest on the theme of The Fall of the Wall.  The contest is sponsored by the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Washington D.C.  Germany has a unique European history being divided for 40 years.  This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall and the German re-unification.  The possible essay topics cover a wide range and can be on any topic (Art History, Philosophy, Theology, Social Justice, Media, Film & Music, etc.) in the historical context of the fall of the wall and the German re-unification.  The essays will be judged on quality of writing, persuasiveness of argument, clarity of key points, and overall coherence.  You may write in English or German.   

The winner of the essay contest will receive an iPad, national recognition, and possible publication of the essay in a German political magazine.  Runners-up will receive a cash prize. 

The essay along with the submission form must be submitted via email no later than 5pm, November 20, 2014 to

Posted October 23, 2014



Roe on Trial

Experience a moot court presentatoin of a court case that, if presented to the Supreme Court, could overturn Roe v. Wade. University of St. Thomas Law professors will present the case and you will be the Supreme Court judges. Learn more about our legal system and what it would take to overturn the legalization of abortion on demand. The Pro-Life Law Center from the University of St. Thomas is offering this educational event for pro-life advocates and is open to all who may like to come!

October 21- 6:30p.m.
Lumen Christi Catholic Church, St. Paul
2055 Bohland Avenue

The event is free, and no registration is necessary. Contact Sharon Wilson at 651-291-4506 or for more information.

Posted October 15, 2014

Saint John's Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space

Join us for a reading and reception in honor of Victoria M. Young's new book. Documenting the dialogue of the design process, Saint John's Abbey Church showcases the making of an architectural masterpiece in Minnesota, a church that helped to define modern religious design.

2:00pm Sunday, November 16
Christ Church Lutheran, Minneapolis
3244 34th Avenue South

Posted October 15, 2014

Jesse Manibusan in Concert

Jesse Manibusan is undoubtedly one of the most effective and versatile ministry leaders in the Church today.  Those who are young (and young at heart) embrace the passionate message of faith, hope, and love woven throughout his music and storytelling.  Jesse has appeared at parishes throughout the world as well as World Youth Day (WYD), and the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC). 

Saint Patrick's Church in Hudson, WI proudly presents this concert on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 7pm. (Doors open at 6:30).  Free will donations gladly accepted. 

For more information: or contact Ellen O'Brien at (715) 381 - 5120 (ext. 101). 

Posted October 7, 2014

"After Liberalism: Imagining a Humane Post-Liberal Future"


Dr. Patrick Deenan, Professor of Consitutional Studies, University of Notre Dame.
Friday, October 17, 7pm.  Bell Museum Auditorium, U of M east bank campus


Liberal institutions are increasingly dysfunctional.  A frowing number of Americans (and citizens throughout the West) have concluded that we live in a broken society - whether they're thinking of governing instituitons in Washington D.C., or economic organizations such as the banking industry (not to mention collusions between the two sectors that seems only to benefit the elite).  Has liberalism run its course?  If so, is there a prospect for a humane politics beyond it?


A reception following the lecture will be held in the foyer of the Bell Museum.  Parking is available at the Nolte Center Garage next door to the museum. 


Christian, Remember Your Dignity: What the Catholic Church Really Teaches About Issues of Life and Death 


The St. Croix Valley Faith Formation proudly presents a daylong biomedical conference for the layperson on Saturday, October 11. The day will include Mass at the Church of St. Mary in Stillwater follwed by a conference featuring keynote speaker Rev. John P. Floeder. Cost is $35, breakfast and lunch included. To register, visit


Posted September 9, 2014

Come and See!  Retreat with the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus


A discernment retreat with the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus in New Ulm, MN for single Catholic women ages 20-30.  Friday, October 17 - Sunday October 19.  To register, contact Sr. Maris Stella at or (507) 276-9128.


Posted September 11, 2014


Half Day Retreats for Engaged and Newly Married Couples


Meet once a month on Saturdays, for a light breakfast, followed by brief meditations on various subjects applicable to engaged and newly married couples.  There will be time for discussion and the opportunity to get to know other couples at St. Mark's parish who are just like you! 


October 11 - The One Thing Needed

November 8 - The Complete Christian

December 13 - Starlight

January 10 - Fire and Thorns

February 21 - Trouble with Trust

March 21 - Welcoming the Word

April 25 - The Tomb and the Pearl

May 9 - Unleashing the Power of Pentecost


We will meet in the Parish Center after the 8am Mass; our morning will conclude by 11:45am.  Nursing babies welcome!   

Posted September 11, 2014 


Cor Jesu for Young Adults


Eucharistic Adoration, confession, praise and worhip music and fellowship with young adults, college-age and older. Join us at St. Mary's Chapel at The Saint Paul Seminary, 260 Summit Avenue. Cor Jesu is typically held on the first Friday of every month during the academic year, (except January) at 8 pm- November 7- December 5- February 6- March 6

- May 1


Lessons in Leadership Lecture


The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) is very proud to announce that internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Chris Lowney, will be speaking at the Schultze Center on the UST Minneapolis campus on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. 


Mr. Lowney will be speaking on the topic of “Lessons in Leadership” based upon his most recent book, Pope Francis- Why He Leads the Way He Leads.  As you may know, Mr. Lowney is a former Jesuit seminarian who fashioned a stellar career as Managing Director of J.P. Morgan & Co., utilizing principles of Ignatian Spirituality he learned as a seminarian.

Posted August 27, 2014


Emmaus: Church of Saint Mark

Join us in a night of adoration, confessions, praise and worship! Upcoming dates this semester include:

October 17, 7:00-8:30pm
November 21, 7:00-8:30pm
December 19, 7:00-8:30pm

The event is held at the Church of Saint Mark, 2001 Dayton Avenue, Saint Paul, MN. Posted September 10, 2014 

Evening of Recollection for Women

Join us from 7:30-9:30pm in Cana Chapel in the Cathedral of Saint Paul (enter by the lower level door on Selby Avenue) for an evening of recollection. All are welcome; feel free to bring a friend. Conducted by Opus Dei. Upcoming dates for this semester include:

November 4
December 2
January 6

If you have questions, please contact Dia Boyle at

Posted September 10, 2014