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  Kairos Retreat Director - Providence Catholic High School, New Lenox, IL


1800 W. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451, (815) 485-2136, www.providencecatholic.org


Kairos Retreat Director

Date Posted:
June 11, 2019

Closing Date: 
Until filled

Providence Catholic High School 

Job Summary:

Providence Catholic High School is looking for a Kairos Director for its premiere retreat program.  Providence Catholic, located in New Lenox, IL, is a co-educational, Diocesan school administered in the Augustinian tradition. 


The Director will run and implement all aspects of the Kairos program including: introducing students to different styles of prayer; witnessing his/her faith; guiding students in the discovery/renewal of their relationship with God; selection and supervision of the leadership team (adults and students) and all preparation and follow-up to ensure a successful retreat experience.  


There are five, 4-day/3-night Kairos retreats scheduled at the Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, IL for the 2019-20 school year.




  • Serves as a role model and witness to our faith community
  • Embraces the Augustinian values of truth, unity and love
  • Practices his/her faith regularly (prayer, sacraments, Mass).
  • Articulates faith, particularly to high school students
  • Experiences in giving retreats (preferably Kairos experience)
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents and colleagues
  • Demonstrates the discipline and the flexibility required in working with teenagers
  • Possesses strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Willingness to work with the Pastoral Office in integrating the Kairos retreats with other aspects of the spiritual program of the school


Application Procedure: Apply Online

For further information, please contact Fr. John Merkelis at (815) 717-3172.

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