Form 9

MODEL OF A REPORT FOR PERPETUAL PROFESSION
(cf. CIC 657 §1)

REPORT on        

for his perpetual profession, given by  

in

on the ………… day of the month of ……………, in the year          

DECLARATION: In order to help the superiors form a more adequate discernment of this candidate’s vocation, I am following my conscience in offering this report on the following aspects:

1. Personal file:

–   Age, birthplace, etc. (anything else that may be relevant).

–   How many years as a religious, number of professions, date of first profession.

–   Studies completed.

–   Physical and mental health. Possible weak spots.

–   Overall character traits: emotional state, activity, leader or follower.

2. Human maturity

–   Overall evaluation of his human maturity.

–   Most notable advances, if known, since the novitiate. Most significant setbacks.

–   Human qualities (sincerity, fidelity, good heartedness, solidarity, moderation, self control, love of work, flexibility of spirit, strength of character, concern for justice).

–   Psychological balance (acceptance of self and others, discipline of spirit, tolerance of frustration, firmness and constancy of mind, sense of guilt, ability to cope with loneliness and failures in a constructive way…).

–   Sexual and emotional maturity (present emotional bonds with men and women, harmonizing the need to love and be loved, ability to sublimate, etc.).

–   Maturity of judgment.

–   Intellectual ability.

–   Communicative capacity: verbal, corporal, of ideas and feelings.

–   Other qualities: capacity for dialogue, openness with formators, serviceability, tact, capacity for creativity and initiative.

–   Outlook for the future.

3. Spiritual maturity

–   Overall assessment of his spiritual and faith life. Overall thrust of his spirituality.

–   Most notable advances, if known, since the novitiate. Most significant setbacks.

–   Feeling for God and neighbor (especially for the poor).

–   Concern for his own holiness.

–   Sacramental life (Eucharist and Penance); living of the missionary virtues; active participation in community prayer; achievement of the habit of personal prayer, and of listening to and receiving the Word.

–   Cordimarian living.

–   Love for and fidelity to the Church.

–   A witnessing style of life.

–   Acceptance of the Constitutions in practice.

–   Outlook for the future.

4. Community life

–   Overall assessment of his capacity for community life.

–   Most notable community behaviors. Most specific role he plays in the community.

–   Most outstanding qualities.

–   Acceptance of intermediaries.

–   Ability to live in accord with a community project.

–   Outlook for the future.

5. Evangelical commitments (poverty, chastity, obedience)

–   Overall assessment.

–   The most important criteria for each of them.

–   Most notable criteria on each one of them. His deep motivations (evangelical renunciation? coping with frustration?…).

–   Outlook for the future.

6. Apostolic life

–   Overall assessment: criteria, praxis, motivations, availability.

–  Service of the Word. Most significant apostolic experiences carried out (if known). General assessment.

–   Outlook for an apostolic future in the Congregation.

7. Vocational integration.

–   Overall evaluation of his vocational development and present maturation.

–   Degree of his resolving traumas or crises he has undergone.

–   Personalizing of Claretian vocational values.

–   Outlook for the future.

8. Other aspects

–   Criteria of orientation for the future to be borne in mind by the Major Superior.

–   Overall final assessment.

(Signature)