VOCATIONAL RESEARCH AND POSSIBLE RELIGIOUS EXperienCES IN OUR COMMUNITY...
(STATUTES Chap. 2 - Walk towards Consecration)
2,9 At the beginning a series of encounters will permit a primary knowledge of the candidates, so to understand if they are well balanced and truly seeking God’s will. Following this, one could do an experience of at least six months in a determined house (cf. Chap. 6:4-5), for an initial vocational discernment.
2,10 One then proceeds with a year of test, denominated the pre-novitiate, during which one goes deeper into their discernment and focuses better on the aspect of the evangelical praxis, as also on the basis of a human and religious formation and a psychological/affective maturity.
2,11 Overcome this period, if suitable – according to the discernment of the major superiors – (cf. CIC 641), follows the novitiate of two years, that prepares one closer to the consecration for the temporary assumption of the evangelical counsels (cf. CIC 648).
2,12 At the end of the novitiate one assumes the evangelical counsels, officially making the temporary profession (cf. Chap. 2:18; CIC 653 §2), that will last 1 year at a time up until 3 years (cf. Chap. 2:18; CIC 655). After which one has access to the perpetual vows.
2,13 Therefore after the conclusion of the temporary vows, the members recognized suitable make their perpetual profession, otherwise they leave our community, except in the case of an extension of the temporary profession to the norms of the canon 657 §2 of the CIC.
- VOCATION TO THE ORDAINED MINISTRIES -
6,13 The candidates to priesthood must follow the formative procedure established by the Code of Canon Law and by the other documents given by the Holy See and by the Episcopal Conference.
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