UISG PROGRAMME FOR THE PREPARATION OF FORMATORS 2020

DISCOVERING VOCATION does not mean scrambling toward some prize just beyond my reach but accepting the treasure of true self I already possess. Vocation does not come from a voice ‘out there’ calling me to be something I am not. It comes from a voice ‘in here’ calling me to be the person I was born to be, to fulfill the original selfhood given me at birth by God.

Fr. Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O. (1915-1968)
Programme for the Preparation of Formators in UISG – International Union Superiors General
Our Purpose
In response to the need to prepare sisters for formation ministry, the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) offers a programme in English for sisters taking up the responsibility of accompanying those in the initial stages of formation to religious life. This programme is offered in the context of the religious congregations of the participants and the needs of the church and the world in the 21st century.
Topics to be covered include:
• Processes of human and spiritual growth
• Intercultural living
• Vocation and the consecrated life
• Spirituality
• Prayer, community, ministry as dimensions of
consecrated life
• The vows
• Discernment
• Mission in the context of the world today
• Stages of formation and their processes
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