Advocacy on Religious Vocation

PROJECT INFORMATION

  1. BASIC INFORMATIONTitle: Actualized Canossian Spirituality of Canossian Religious CommunitiesProposed Start Date: June 1, 2022Proposed End Date: May 30, 2023
  1. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM
  2. Deepened Canossian Spirituality of Religious Priests and Brothers.
  3. Nurtured Canossian Vocation of Religious Priest and Brothers.
  1. TARGET BENEFICIARIES
Religious Priest and Brothers33
Theology Students5
Postulants and Novices5
Philosophy Students24
Aspiring Young Men50
  1. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS TO BE SERVED BY THE PROGRAM

Formation Houses of the Canossian Sons of Charity (Philippine – Timor Leste Delegation)

St. Magdalene of Canossa Formation House – Quezon City
Fr. Angelo Pasa Minor Seminary – Cagayan de Oro City
Hera, Dili, East Timor Formation House
  • SPECIFIC PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED

Many young men are called to religious life but because of their family situation, it is a struggle for them to cover the full cost of the seminary education and training, but Canossian believes that no vocation should be turned away because of a lack of funds.

  • SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM

IMPACT: Actualized Canossian Spirituality of Canossian Religious Communities

OUTCOME:

Deepened Canossian Spirituality of Religious Priests and Brothers

OUTPUTS

Output 1: Completed Formation Program for Religious Priest

Output 2: Completed Formation Program for Young Religious Priest

Output 3: Completed Specialization Studies of Religious Priest

Output 4: Completed Theology Studies

Output 5: Completed Postulancy and Novice Formation

Output 6: Completed Philosophy Studies

Output 7: Young men attended the search-in program.

Output 8: Pooled Funding Resources

Output 9: Conducted Monitoring and Evaluation

ACTIVITIES

Activity 1:

  1. Complete Formation Program for Religious Priest.
    1. Attend and participate in monthly formation and recollection.
    1. Attend and participate in the Annual Retreat.

Activity 2:

  • Complete Formation Program for Young Religious Priest.
    • Attend and participate in monthly formation.

Activity 3:

  • Complete Specialization Studies of Religious Priest.
    • Enroll in a chosen field of specialization (Doctorate/ Licentiate)
    • Finish chosen field within four years.
  • Complete Theology Studies.
    • Enroll in Theological Studies in Maryhill School of Theology/St. Vincent School of Theology
    • Finish Theological Studies within four years.
  • Complete Postulancy and Novitiate Formation.
    • Enroll in and finish a modular class (ICAM and Guidance Center)
    • Enter and finish novitiate formation in Africa.
  • Complete Philosophy Studies.
    • Enrollment for Philosophical Studies
    • Formation Program (Human Development and Catechetical Formation)
  • Young men attend the search-in program.
    • Vocation Promotion 
    • Search-in Program
    • Home Visit to the family of qualified young men.
    • Entry to the seminary
  • Pool Funding Resources
    • Conduct constituency mapping of existing funding sources.
    • Target funding sources suitable for Religious Vocation.
    • Create fundraising events
      • Virtual Jamming
      • Giving Recollection/Retreat
      • Sponsorship Letter
      • Project Proposal Writing
  • Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Create appropriate monitoring tools.
    • Conduct periodic monitoring evaluations.