Form 3: Presentation of the candidate before entering the Congregation

Form 3

Presentation of the candidate before entering the Congregation

(Cf. Dir 182, 188; 189; 199)

1.   General Personal Data

1.   Name: ………………………………………………………….

2.   Complete address: …………………………………………

      Telephone number: ………………………………………..

3.   Date of birth (month, day, year): …………………….

      Place of birth: ……………………………………………….

      Present nationality: ………………………………………..

4.   Date of baptism (month, day, year): ………………..

      Place of baptism: …………………………………………..

5.   Date of confirmation (month, day, year): …………

6.   Civil status (single, widower): …………………………

7.   Military service. Present situation: …………………..

8.   Observations: ………………………………………………..

2.   Family Data

1.   Name and age of father: …………………………………

      Living or deceased: ……………………………………….

      Trade: ………………………………………………………….

2.   Name and age of mother: ……………………………….

      Living or deceased: ……………………………………….

      Trade: ………………………………………………………….

3.   Brothers or sisters. Age of each of them: ………….

      Trade: ………………………………………………………….

4.   Place the candidate holds in the order of brothers/sisters:    

      …………………………………………………………………….

5.   Other family members: …………………………………..

6.   State of the family’s health: ……………………………

      Any hereditary diseases?: ……………………………….

7.   Economic situation of the family. Description.: …

      Does his family need his economic help?: …………

8.   Family relationships. Describe them.: ……………….

      Relationships with father and mother: ……………..

9.   Educational level of the family: ………………………

10.   Christian life of the family. Describe it.: …………..

11.   Family’s reaction to his possible vocation.: ……….

        Describe it briefly.: ………………………………………..

12.   Observations: ………………………………………………..

3. Specific Personal Data

      3.1. Physical and mental health

3.1.1. ………………………………………………………………… General Description:       

3.1.2. ………………………………………………………………… Physical illnesses or defects:      

3.1.3 …………………………………………………………………. Interest in sports:            

3.1.4. ………………………………………………………………… Mental illnesses or disorders:     

         Has he had psychological or psychiatric treatment?:          

         ………………………………………………………………….

3.1.5. ………………………………………………………………… Observations:      

      3.2. Studies

3.2.1. ………………………………………………………………… Primary studies. Which and where?       

         Certificates: ……………………………………………….

3.2.2. ………………………………………………………………… Secondary studies. Which and where?  

         Certificates: ……………………………………………….

3.2.3. ………………………………………………………………… University studies. Which and where?:  

         Certificates: ……………………………………………….

3.2.4. ………………………………………………………………… Other studies:     

3.2.5. ………………………………………………………………… Observations:      

      3.3. Work experience

3.3.1. ………………………………………………………………… Present Trade:     

         Description: ……………………………………………….

         Time and place: ………………………………………….

3.3.2………………………………………………………………….. Past Trade:

         Description: ……………………………………………….

         Times and places: ……………………………………….

3.3.3………………………………………………………………….. Special inclinations:        

         Which? ……………………………………………………..

3.3.4………………………………………………………………….. Observations:      

      3.4. Social relationships

3.4.1. ………………………………………………………………… Personal characteristics of sociability:    

         Description: ……………………………………………….

         Time and place: ………………………………………….

3.4.2………………………………………………………………….. Belonging to groups of male/female friends:

         Characteristics: …………………………………………..

3.3.3………………………………………………………………….. Belonging to other groups:         

         Characteristics: …………………………………………..

3.4.4………………………………………………………………….. Observations:      

      3.5. Christian Life

3.5.1. ………………………………………………………………… Catholic: lifelong or a convert?  

         If a convert, describe the conversion: ……………

         Time and place: ………………………………………….

3.5.2………………………………………………………………….. Life of a prayer:

         Characteristics: …………………………………………..

3.5.3………………………………………………………………….. Reading of the Word of God (Scripture):          

3.5.4………………………………………………………………….. Sacrament of Penance:   

3.5.5. ………………………………………………………………… Sacrament of Eucharist:

3.5.6………………………………………………………………….. Personal accompaniment:           

3.5.7………………………………………………………………….. Apostolic commitment:  

         Characteristics: …………………………………………..

3.5.8………………………………………………………………….. Participation in parish life:          

3.5.9………………………………………………………………….. Feelings regarding the Church:  

3.5.0………………………………………………………………….. Observations:      

      3.6. Vocational Itinerary

3.6.1. ………………………………………………………………… Start of awareness of vocation:  

         Description: ……………………………………………….

3.6.2………………………………………………………………….. Reasons and motivations for wanting to be a missionary:

         ………………………………………………………………….

3.6.3………………………………………………………………….. Previous staying in a seminary or congregation:

         Names of the Institutions: ……………………………

         Times and places: ……………………………………….

         Persons: …………………………………………………….

3.6.4………………………………………………………………….. Choice of the Claretian Congregation:

         Reasons: ……………………………………………………

3.6.5………………………………………………………………….. Has he had any kind of vocational accompaniment?

         Where and with whom? ………………………………

3.6.6………………………………………………………………….. Do you believe to have an impediment to becoming a Claretian Missionary?: …………………………………

         If so, what are they?: …………………………………..

3.6.7………………………………………………………………….. Do you have any obligations that might hinder your being a Claretian Missionary? ………………………………….

         If so, what are they?: …………………………………..

         Can they be overcome?: ………………………………

3.6.8………………………………………………………………….. Observations:      

         ………………………………………………………………….

         ………………………………………………………………….

         3.7. Personal referrals

3.7.1………………………………………………………………….. Indicate three persons other than family, who know you well. If possible, include the name of a priest or a religious man or woman.

3.7.2………………………………………………………………….. Data of these people: Name and surname, address, telephone, occupation and reasons for their mutual acquaintance.

         First reference: …………………………………………..

         ………………………………………………………………….

         Second reference: ……………………………………….

         ………………………………………………………………….

         Third reference: ………………………………………….

         ………………………………………………………………….

Date and signature of one in charge