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

 

More information about the places of formation:

Fransalian House Kola

Name of the Seminary
Fransalian Seminary

Place, Diocese, Region, Country
Morogoro, Tanzania

Address and phone number
P. O. Box 896, Morogoro, Tanzania

Email/Website
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Name of the Rector/members of the staff
Fr. Thomas Kochuparampil, Fr. Sebastian Palakudy

Year of the establishment of the Seminary
1998

Total number of seminarians
20

Status
Theologians

Fransalian Seminary

Name of the Seminary
Fransalian Seminary

Place, Diocese, Region, Country
Ndagani, Chuka, Meru, Kenya

Address and phone number
P. O. Box 376, Chuka, Kenya

Name of the Rector/members of the staff
Fr. Charles Ouma

Year of the establishment of the Seminary
2003

Total number of seminarians
12

Status
Aspirany house

Fransalianum, Novitiate

Name of the Seminary
Fransalianum

Place, Diocese, Region, Country
Kibaha, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Address and phone number
P. O. Box 30256, Kibaha, Tanzania

Name of the Rector/members of the staff
Fr. Stephen Ubadesi

Year of the establishment of the Seminary
2000

Total number of seminarians
19

Status
Novitiate

Lumen Christi Institut

Name of the Seminary
Lumen Christi Institut

Place, Diocese, Region, Country
Maji Ya Chai, Arusha, Tanzania

Address and phone number
P. O. Box 1187, Arusha, Tanzania

Email/Website
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Name of the Rector/members of the staff
Fr. James Pantnalanickel

Year of the establishment of the Seminary
2010

Total number of seminarians
57

Status
Philosophy