Form 1: Presentation of the Candidate before Entering the Congregation

Appendix 4

Form 1: PRESENTATION OF THE CANDIDATE BEFORE ENTERING THE CONGREGATION

(Cf. Dir 187, 189, 198)

1. General Personal Data

 

1.     Name:………………………………………………………………………………………

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

3.     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?: ………………………………………………………………….

Occupation: ………………………………………………………………………………

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

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

Occupation of each of them:………………………………………………………..

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

Occupation: ………………………………………………………………………………

4.     Place the candidate holds in the order of

brothers/sisters: ………………………………………………………………………..

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

6.     Family’s state of health: ……………………………………………………………..

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

7.     Economic level 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:…………………………………….

Decribe 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 illnessess or defects: ……………………………………………………….

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?: …………………………………………

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

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

 

  3.3. Work experience

 

3.3.1.    Present occupation: ……………………………………………………………………

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

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

3.3.2.    Past occupations: ………………………………………………………………………

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

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

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

Which?: ……………………………………………………………………………………

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

 

3.4. Social relationships

 

3.4.1.    Personal traits of sociability: ……………………………………………………….

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

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

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

3.4.3.    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: ……………………………………………

3.5.2.    Prayer life: ……………………………………………………………………………….

3.5.3.    Scripture reading: ………………………………………………………………………

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.    Birth of awareness of vocation: …………………………………………………..

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

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

3.6.3.    Previous stays 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 he has any impediments to becoming a

Claretian Missionary?…………………………………………………………………

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

3.6.7.    Does he have any obligations that might hinder

his 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 him well. If possible these should include some priest or religious man or woman.

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

 

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

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Second reference………………………………………………………………………………… …

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Third reference…………………………………………………………………………………… …

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Date and signature of formator