Wanted part-time in Austria: A hermit
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VIENNA — Wanted, part-time: A hermit. Experience not necessary.
Municipal and Roman Catholic church officials in the Austrian town of Saalfelden are looking for someone to live in a nearby hermitage built into steep cliffs characteristic of the Salzburg region.
But a second job is advisable. The parish
State broadcaster ORF on Thursday cited cleric Alois Moser as saying the search is on for "a person at peace with himself." Moser says the successful candidate also should have a Christian outlook and be ready to greet visiting pilgrims.
The more than 350-year-old building has been uninhabited since a Benedictine monk left in the fall.