Church Documents

2014– Apostolic Letter to the Consecrated-Year of Consecrated Life

2014 – Circular Letter to the Religious-Year of Consecrated Life

Papal Addresses on World day of Consecrated life

2011 –Reform of Ecclesiastical Studies of Philosophy

2011-Pope Benedict XVI-Internet in the Seminary Formation

2009– African Synod-Proposals related to Formation

2008–Guidelines for the Use of Psychology in Formation

2008–On Higher Institutes of Religious Sciences

2008–The Service of Authority and Obedience

2007– Aparecida- Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean

2005–Criteria for Discernment of Vocations-Homosexual Tendencies

2002–Starting Afresh from Christ

2001–Novo Millennio Ineunte

1998– On the Relationship between Faith and Reason

1998–Inter Institute Collaboration

1998–Formation of Permanent Deacons

1997–New Vocations for Europe

1996–Vita Consecrata

1996-On Admitting Candidates from Other seminaries

1994-1995– Papal Audiences on Consecrated Life

1994–Working Paper for Synod of Bishops on Consecrated Life

1994-Ordinatio Sacerdotalis

1994–Fraternal Life in Community

1994–Directory on the Ministry and Life of Priests

1993-Catechism of the Catholic Church

1993– On Preparation of Seminary Educators

1992–Pastores Dabo Vobis

1990–Directives on Formation

1990–Redemptoris Missio

1988-Virgin Mary in Intellectual and Spiritual Formation

1986-Formation and Social Communication

1986–Pope’s Message to Conference of Religious

1984–Redemptionis Donum

1983–Essential Elements in Religious Life

1983–Educational Guidance in Human Love

1983–Code of Canon Law

1980-On Spiritual Formation in Seminaries

1980–The Contemplative Dimension of Religious

1979-Liturgical Sormation in Seminaries

1978–Religious and Human Formation

1978–Mutual Relations between Bishops and Religious

1974-Guidelines for Formation in Celibacy

1971–Evangelica Testificatio

1970– Ratio Fundamentalis Institutionis Sacerdotalis

1967– On Celibacy of Priests

1966– Ecclesiae Sanctae

1965–Perfectae Caritatis

1965–Presbyterorum Ordinis

1965–Optatam Totius Decree on Priestly Training

1964–Lumen Gentium

1963-Paul VI-Summi dei Verbum

1961-On Selection and Training of Candidates to Religious life and priesthood

1959-John XXIII- Princeps Pastorum

1959-John XIII-Sacerdoti Nostri Primordia

1957 Pius XII- On the States of Perfection

1954–On Virginity

1950 Pius XII on Development of Holines of Priestly life

1947-Pius XII-Provida Mater Ecclesia

1935– Pius XI on Catholic Priesthood

1926-Pius Xi-On Catholic Missions

1908– Pius X On Priestly Holiness

1879– On the Restoration of Christian Philosophy

1563– Trent on Seminary Formation

1215– IV Lateran Council

1179– III Lateran Council

460 – Leo the Great