Formation of candidates for priesthood
The Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales are promoting local vocations to the congregation to continue serving the Churches in Africa.
The different stages and places of formation are mentioned below.
1. Vocation Promotion and Stage of Aspirancy
Location: Kihonda Junior seminary, Secondary schools, parishes in East Africa.
It is mainly done through personal contact, visits, come and see camps etc by vocation director and other confreres.
2. Postulancy – one year
Location: Fransalian Seminary Ndagani-Kenya
3. Noviciate – one year
Location: Fransalianum Kibaha, Tanzania
4. Philosophy – three years
Location: Lumen Christi Institute, Arusha
5. Pastoral Mission Experience (Regency) – one year
Location: every misionary centre of the Province
6. Theology - 4 years
Location: Fransalian House Kola, Morogoro
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