Topical Index

(General Plan of Formation)

Numbers in brackets [ ] refer to paragraphs of GPF

ACCOMPANIMENT: necessary in a personalized formation process [38]; nature[213] formative dynamism [201-221]: vocational [210-211], personal [212-221]; spiritual direction [214-216]; in the stage of missionaries in formation [413-415]; formative process [14, 38, 337]; formator [125, 181, 347, 417]; psycho-sexual [357, 544-545]; spiritual [360, 413, 458]; preparation for perpetual profession [396]; candidates [429]; ongoing formation [509, 538]; Quinquennium [511-512]; fourth age [533, 536-537]; inappropriate behaviors [545, 549-550] (cf. Direction, Spiritual).

ACTIVITIES: proper of the General Prefecture of Formation [286]; proper of the Prefecture of Formation of Major Organisms [291]; specific apostolic activities [265-270] (cf. Dynamisms and Means).

ADMISSION: to aspirancy [322]; postulancy [340]; novitiate [350-351]; perpetual profession [425-426]; Installed Ministries [442]; diaconate [451]; Priesthood [461-462]; persons with homosexual tendencies [551-552].

AGENTS OF FORMATION: definition [104]; Jesus Christ [106]; the Holy Spirit [107]; Mary [112]; the Church [117]; the formandus [119]; the formators [124]; the formation community [131]; others [132]; the professors [133]; in ongoing formation [482-484].

APOSTOLATE: enablement for [70]; techniques [70]; as Mary’s mission [115]; of the Congregation [149-151]; importance of formative apostolic experiences [261-270, 410-412] (Cf. Experience).

ASPIRANCY: stage of the pre-novitiate[312-320]; those responsible for the stage [321-323].

ATTITUDES: to receive and second the action of the Spirit [111]; to grow in relation with Mary [115]; to foster humility [96]; ecumenical [194]; of the formandi [267-268]; of the deacon [450]; spiritual of discernment [89]

CALL: of God [37, 61, 64, 320, 537]; to follow Christ [66]; characteristics [62-66]; ecclesial invitation [31, 192]; regarding the mission [52, 196, 475]; community life [67, 467]; personal [67]; growth in it [209-210] (Cf. Vocation).

CHARISM: and conformity with Christ [61]; Claretian, in the Church [31, 59, 61, 116, 191]; Cordimarian [113]; its fundamental cores from the Forge [126-127]; congregational (Claretian) [60- 61, 149, 174, 201, 521, 557]; our Founder’s [134-139, 148, 472]; congregational sources [6]; missionary [401, 481]; in the Constitutions [17-18, 158-159]; in the General Plan of Formation [1, 254]; formation [9-10, 14, 35, 43, 47, 53, 204, 321, 432]; and apostolic virtues [90]; personal [430]; apostolic activities [269]; fidelity[472].

CHARITY: and conformity with Christ [11, 90, 231]; charism [12, 91];apostolic [91, 114, 267, 458]; in Claret [91]; in the community [68, 258]; in formation [71, 267]; formation community [131]; in the Forge [143]; Eucharist [231]; Mary [114]; missionary deacon [446, 450]; priesthood [458]; prayer [458]; inappropriate conduct against poverty [553] (cf. Love).

CHASTITY: and conformity with Christ [61]; a charism of Claret [74]; Claretian [75-76]; consecrated [386]; requirements [77]; pedagogy [78]; discernment [310]; religious profession [378]; challenges in ongoing formation [554]; inappropriate conduct [543, 547].

CHRIST: conformity with [10-11, 21, 61, 74, 478, 527, 532, 535]; calls us [64, 66-67]; following[12, 19-20, 22-23, 43]; imitation [25, 73, 239]; union with [353, 387, 397, 459]; in the Constitutions [98, 101, 156, 157-158]; Master and agent of formation [124, 127, 142, 193, 216, 267, 478, 539]; and the Eucharist [230-231]; and Reconciliation [234]; center of Claret’s life [62, 77, 100, 127, 143, 458]; (cf. Conformity, Following of Christ).

CHURCH: its teaching is source of GPF [5]; objective of formation [12]; frame of reference of formation [31, 58]; sign and instrument of Christ [67]; agent of formation [116-118]; formators must love it [125, 418, 420]; factor in formation [191-194]; criterion for apostolic activities [269]; points to criteria for vocational discernment [309]; its needs determine the ministry [411]; formandi should think with the Church [387]; ongoing formation in order to remain faithful to it [475, 481]; misconduct which harms it [542, 546-547, 550-553, 556, 560].

CLARET: his charism [14, 61]; charismatic model [60, 69, 124, 134-136, 225, 521]; Charism of [135, 139, 147, 521]; Founder [135, 147, 149]; the Autobiography as claretian itinerary [137-139]; Eucharist [230, 362]; reader of the Bible [224, 470]; his vocational experience [224, 563]; chastity [77]; The Forge in [140-144]; apostolic missionary [69]; apostolic virtues [90-91, 97, 100, 559]; his community living [257]; his way of living the vows [74, 79, 85 ]; formator of missionaries [127]; martyrdom [152]; like him, we should respond to challenges [187]; model of ongoing formation [470, 476]. [56].

COLLABORATION, INTERPROVINCIAL: general principles [300-305]; in the post-novitiate [393]; in initiatives of ongoing formation [494].

COMMUNION (Fellowship): essential dimension of vocation [61]; with Jesus [66, 67, 384]; built up by the love poured forth by the Spirit [68]; with the Church [12, 29, 67, 116, 192-193]; among formators [128]; prefecture [290]; formation team [128]; ongoing formation [465].

COMMUNITY, FORMATIVE: called together by Jesus [67]; its origin in the Trinity [68]; a fruit of the Spirit [109]; missionary in nature [68]; formative community in the strict sense [131]; pedagogy guidelines [270]; responsibility of missionary formation [271]; relationship to the Major Superiors of the Organisms [275]; the local Formation Council [298]; Claretian roots [55, 230-231]; is an agent [131] and setting of formation [390]; community project of the [396]; martyrs: model of a formative community [153]; requirements of the formation house [205].

COMMUNITY, LOCAL: community life [259]; agent responsible for ongoing formation [483]; quinquennium [511]; middle age [518]; third age [528]; fourth age [534, 536]; confronted with crises [541]; confronted with inappropriate conduct [544, 548, 556, 560].

CONFORMITY WITH CHRIST: fundamental aim of formation [10-11]; formative itinerary [11, 562]; filial relationship with the Father [21]; to spread the Kingdom [13]; essence of the formative process [61]; vocational experience and consecration [62-66]; and mission [69]; and vows [72-73]; and apostolic virtues [90-102]; in Claret [62, 69, 72, 74, 79, 85]; and Mary [71, 76]; inspirational models [134]; our martyrs [564]; formative guidelines [450]; ongoing formation [478, 532]; restored in Reconciliation [234].

CONGREGATION: Charism [1, 6, 10, 12, 16-18, 468, 472]; source [22]; object [25]; its situation as frame of reference [60]; Mary [113-115]; Founder [135, 137, 139, 225, 565]; its history [147-154]; its Constitutions [155-160, 274]; formative model [147- 160]; formative factor [195-197]; responsible for vocational growth and formation of its members [271, 312]; its needs to determine ministry [411]; taking leave of [382]; fidelity to congregational renewal [472-473]; support to deal with crises [541]; inappropriate conduct [542, 547, 549, 550, 552].

CONSECRATION: conformity with Christ [61, 63-64]; God’s call [64]; form of evangelizing [72]; religious vows [73]; study of its contents [363]; profession [378]; inappropriate conduct [550]; requires ongoing formation [562].

CONSTITUTIONS: expression of Claretian identity and immediate reference for our formation process [18]; about formation in the [1, 13, 18]; congregational source [6]; on the experience of our [36, 157, 376]; Founder [101, 155-156]; the first CC [155-156]; renewed CC [157]; they spring from life experience [158]; process of CC [60, 155-157, 225, 362]; need for inculturated and charismatic reading of CC [159]; novitiate [363, 376]; student missionaries [388]; first profession [378]; on religious vows [73]; ongoing formation [491].

COUNCILS, FORMATION: provincial council [291-299]; local council [298]; formation team [297]; councils and assemblies of formandi [299].

CULTURE: general traits of today’s [57]; cultural milieu as formative factor [200-204]; knowledge of culture and cultures indispensable [253]; missionaries in formation should be sensitive to culture [404]; diversity and universality [15, 50]; pluralism (plurality) [55, 194, 196, 204]; values [159, 167, 172, 181, 188, 204]; digital [190]; ongoing formation [544]; specialization [503]; advanced age [524]; in the prevention of abuses [548-549]; gay [552].

DIRECTION, SPIRITUAL: nature [214, 217]; most recommended by the Church and the Congregation [214]; criteria for choosing spiritual director [215]; and formator [215]; aim of [216]; tries to help the person [216] (Cf. accompaniment).

DISCERNMENT OF VOCATION: constant need for [2, 53-54]; attending to its practice [36, 163, 187]; general criteria [13, 21, 51, 166]; for admission to the pre-novitiate [308-311]; family, a key element [179]; in the novitiate [360].

DISMISSAL: the superiors will enforce the rules [275]; in the aspirancy [322]; in postulancy [340]; in novitate [350] in the stage of temporary vows [382].

DYNAMISMS AND MEANS: definition [162, 206, 208]; agents put them into practice [104]; organization and orientation [207]; modalities (Kinds) [210-211, 213, 218, 222, 236, 257, 261]; In the stage of missionaries in formation: profession and ordinations [396]; community project [396]; prayer [397-398]; study [399-406]; community life [407-409]; apostolic experiences [410-412]; in personal accompaniment [413-415]; spiritual direction [413].

ENVIRONMENTS: the family[175-181]; the physical space [182-184]; the society and the culture [185-188]; technology and media [189-190]; the ecclesial community [191-194]; the congregational community [195-197]; the provincial community [198-199]; the formation community [390] (Cf. factors).

EVALUATION: of the objectives and actions of the formation itinerary [45]; of formandi [126, 220]; of formators [129]; of the community project [357, 409]; forms for reports [Appendix 4].

EXPERIENCE: experience of vocation as point of departure [62, 64]; of Claret as apostolic missionary [69, 140]; characteristics [61-64]; of God [17, 21, 472, 196, 203, 216]; of intercultural richness [1, 50, 407, 438]; formative apostolic experiences [70, 261-270, 410, 412]; missionary experiences of ongoing formation [508]; of wise veteran missionaries [525].

FACTORS, FORMATIVE: description [161]; personal: physical [163-164], psychological [165-166]; youth-related [167-174]; spiritual [173-174]; environmental: family [175-181]; physical space [182-184]; society and culture [185-188]; technology and media [189-190]; Church community [191-194]; congregational community [195-197]; province or Delegation community [198-199]; places: social and cultural [200-204]; the formation house [205].

FAITH: to respond to our calling [21, 37, 66]; divorced from culture and life [55, 57]; enables us to live the vows [73, 77, 87, 89]; interpreted from reality [187]; starting point of the personal project [221]; Eucharist [231]; discernment in the Aspirancy [312]; ongoing formation [490, 523]; crisis [512-514].

FOLLOWING OF CHRIST: gradual, progressive and articulated [43]; fruit of the Holy Spirit [107, 110]; objective of formation in accord with the claretian charism [11-12, 17-33, 61]; engages the whole person [66]; presence of Mary [112]; the formandus, a disciple in this school [120]; in the novitiate [348, 358, 361]; post-novitiate [388, 419]; middle age [518] (cf. Conformity with Christ).

FORGE: Mary forms us in the forge of her Heart [24, 112-115]; description of allegory used by our Founder [141-142]; its basic core contents [143]; its use in formation [144]; its study in the novitiate [363]; congregational renewal program [521].

FORMANDUS: primary agent in his process [119-123]; youth-related factors [167-172]; participates in animating formation [296-299]; interprovincial collaboration [304]; in ongoing formation [482, 486-489].

FORMATION, CLARETIAN: general objective [10-15, 61]; frame of reference [16], claretian identity [17-33]; pedagogical process [34-36]; fundamental characteristics [37-52]; and present situation [53-60].

FORMATION, DIFFERENTIATED: need for [428]; of missionary brothers [431-432]: formative guidelines [433-436]; ministries proper of lay condition [437-442]; for diaconate: general criteria [445-448], functions of deacon [449], formative guidelines [450]; for the priesthood: general criteria [452-454], functions [455-457]; formative guidelines [458-460].

FORMATION, ONGOING: nature [463]; aim [464]; need for [465-475]; reference to charism [476-478]; required for whole Congregation [472]; in community [473]; to carry out the mission [474-475]; like Claret [476]; congregational criteria [479-481]; related to initial formation [480]; agents and those responsible [482-484]; ways of doing: ordinary [486-498]; extraordinary [499-508]; particular situations: quinquennium [510-514]; the middle age [515-521]; The Third Age [522-531]; The Fourth Age [532-537]; in crises during ongoing formation [538-541]; ongoing formation of formators [129].

FORMATION PLAN: general [the GPF]: nature and purpose[1-2]; addressees [3-4]; sources of inspiration [5-6]; structure [7-8]; application [2, 285, 290, 368, 373, 401]; conformity with Christ [564]; of the Major Organisms [6]; should attend to the values of younger generations [172] for the missionary brothers [444]; for the diaconate [451, 460]; in ongoing formation [484-485, 491, 496-497]; for specialization [499-500]; personal, for those who interrupt their studies [391] for interculturality and universal mission [393-394]; for the quinquennium [513]; for the sabbatical periods [498, 507]; of the formation community [131, 201, 275, 322]; of the personal process [122, 337, 476, 492, 506].

FORMATION TEAM: nature [124]; qualities [125]; functions [126]; witness [127]; should be like a united family [128]; composition [128]; preparation [129]; meetings [297]; interprovincial collaboration [305. 393]; admits aspirants [322]; postulancy [347]; novitiate [373]; missionaries in formation [419-421].

FORMATIVE ITINERARY: the GPF guides it and gives it consistency [2, 4]; recreates the charism of Claret [14, 363; must be planned and evaluated [45]; the action of the Spirit in it [109]; post-novitiate [379].

FORMATORS: responsibility [124]; qualities [125]; functions [126]; like Claret [127]; teamwork [128]; preparation [129]; free of other duties [130]; the novice master [369-373]; the prefect and his collaborators [416-421] (Cf. Prefect, Responsible).

FOUNDER: (cf. Claret).

FOURTH AGE: in the itinerary[7]; need to consider it for ongoing formation [509]; stage of ongoing formation [532-537].

FREEDOM: life option [16, 55]; formative principle: liberating and prophetic [47-48]; free response to vocation [44, 309]; traits for discernment [170-171]; in relation to vows [84, 88]; in relation to formation [123, 346, 356, 418]; in relation to spiritual direction [215-216, 220]; community dynamism [260, 483].

GOVERNMENT: agent in charge of ongoing formation [484]; both of the Major Organism [496-497] and General [498] (Cf. Superiors).

HEART OF MARY: sons [25, 317, 563]; Mary forms us in the forge of her Heart [22-24, 112-115]; charismatic presence: Foundress, Mother, Formator [113]; filial and apostolic dedication to [115, 563]; attitudes and manifestations of our filial relation [115]; Mary, example of welcoming God’s Word [30, 226-227]; how she forms us [100]; model in prayer [239]; in living the vows [75-78, 80, 86]; of apostolic charity [92-93]; we should discover cordimarian sonship [361]; profession [362]; Forge [122, 142, 320, 563]; pre-novitiate [317, 320]; novitiate [362]; first profession [378]; celebration of the [362] (cf. also Mary).

HOMOSEXUALITY: discernmentbefore admission to the pre-novitiate[309]; homosexual behaviors [551-552].

HUMILITY: and conformity with Christ [90, 94-96]; in Claret [94, 559]; apostolic [94]; in the Constitutions [95]; in formation [96]; confronted with inappropriate conduct [549, 559].

INAPPROPRIATE CONDUCT: in relation to the evangelical counsels [542]; in relation to evangelical counsel of chastity [543-550]; linked to sexual abuse [545-546]; in relation to the evangelical counsel of poverty [553-557]; in relation to the evangelical counsel of obedience [558-561].

INCULTURATION: formation should be inculturated [50-52]; esteem for values of each culture [188, 194]; of the Constitutions [159]; inculturated prayer [246]; missionaries in formation should be equipped for it [253, 386].

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES: God’s calls in the digital world[32]; manipulation in the media and social networks [55]; new possibilities of communication [57, 386]; prudence and maturity in their use [77-78, 102, 329]; technologies and social media [189-190]; their apostolic effectiveness [190]; their reality as a new of communication [190]; learning [251]; their relationship with study [254, 404]; apostolic formation [270]; to become familiar with congregational life[337]; use in the novitiate [357].

INSERTION: expresses option for the poor [84]; aim of inserted communities [202]; effects on relating to the people [203]; in native cultures [253]; and in Organisms [266].

INTERCULTURALITY: preparation [50-51]; intercultural formative community [131]; intercultural dialogue [253, 438]; openness to [331]; preparation for living in intercultural contexts [362]; intercultural training centres and preparation program [393-394]; community life [407].

JUSTICE, PEACE AND INTEGRITY OF CREATION: in the socio-cultural situation [56]; in the ecclesial situation [58]; the Church as a formative agent in this regard [118]; in environmental factors [185]; pedagogical guidelines [270]; formation guidelines for the missionary deacon [450]; congregational criteria for ongoing formation [481].

KINGDOM: its propagation guides the whole formation [13]; in our claretian identity [19, 21]; in the Church’s mission [31]; in formation as a gradual, progressive and articulated process [43]; liberating process [47]; inculturated, intercultural and universal [50-51]; congregational situational reference [60]; fundamental objective of conformity with Jesus Christ the missionary [61]; in the vocational experience [66]; the mission as the central formative key [69]; witnesses of the Kingdom according to the vows [73]; of chastity [75-76]; of poverty [81]; in relation to the virtue of mortification [99]; the Spirit who anoints us for the mission [110]; Mary forms us as evangelizers of the Kingdom [113-115]; the reference of the martyrs of the Kingdom [146]; psychological formative factor to internalize its values [166]; the Church’s impetus [194]; in relation to the location of the formative community [202]; the Eucharist and the Kingdom [231]; as a guideline for academic formation [254]; in community life [260]; in apostolic experiences [266]; among the functions of the priest’s ministry [455]; in ongoing formation [469, 471]; in the prevention of abuse in shared mission [550].

LAY PEOPLE: formation agents [115].

LITURGY: in relation to the Word [223]; of the Eucharist [231]; devotion to Mary [115, 337]; in formation [12, 173, 240, 359, 360]; formators’ appreciation of [125]; installed ministries of Lector and Acolyte [439, 441]; the service of the Deacon [446, 449, 450, 451]; in ongoing formation [487]; with respect to the fourth age [536]; funerals [537].

LOVE: we are driven by [62-63]; traits of God’s love for the one called [64]; his response to God’s call [66]; imbues the fellowship on which community is based [68]; the Heart of Mary [114]; of the prefect for the Church, the Congregation and the formandi [125, 418] (Cf. Charity).

MARTYRS: example of life [49, 103, 134, 564]; vocational fidelity [66]; as an inspiration [146]; our Congregation is rich in them [135]; the Martyrs of Barbastro, a model formation community [153].

MARY: model of welcoming God’s Word [30, 226-227, 243]; inspiring model [134]; apostolic charity [93]; formator of apostles [11]; for Claret [25, 141, 563]; for the missionaries [71]; agent formation [112-115]; formed by the Spirit in the forge of her Heart [23-24, 122, 141-143]; the missionary’s love for her [49, 387]; in relation to the vows [75-76, 78, 80, 86]; in prayer [239, 397-398]; in pre-novitiate formation [320, 336]; in the novitiate [358, 360, 378]; post-novitiate [387, 397-398] (cf. Heart of Mary).

MATURITY: as a process [43]; for discernment [16, 36, 166, 309]; as a vocational response [44, 70]; for an integral formation [12, 39-40, 180]; psychotherapists’ help to reach it [220]; with regard to the pre-novitiate [314, 326, 329, 332, 346]; in relation to the novitiate [350, 357]; quality of the novice master and formators [369, 420]; in relation to the vows [73, 77, 83, 88-89]; in the post-novitiate [383, 391, 407]; for perpetual profession [425]; to be advanced to the ministries [441]; in ongoing formation [471, 515]; in relation to abuses [550, 558].

MILIEU(X): the family [175-181]; physical space [182-184]; society and culture [185-188]; technology and media [189-190]; ecclesial community [191-194]; congregational community [195-197]; provincial community [198-199]; formation community [390] (cf. Factors).

MEEKNESS: as an apostolic virtue [97-99]; in the forge of the Heart of Mary [114]; in Claret [97, 559].

MENTORS: identity of the mentors [124]; in the prevention of abuse [550].

MIDDLE AGE: in the itinerary [7]; need to consider it for ongoing formation [509]; stage of ongoing formation [515-521].

MINISTERS, SUITABLE: we should pray God to make us such [13]; humility [94]; the Spirit makes us such by his anointing [111]; at the base is the experience of God [140]; formators should promote this [421]; in ongoing formation [468,481].

MINISTRIES: the richness of the Congregation [27, 29, 194]; preparation for ordained ministries [403, 428]; non-installed [437]; installed: lector, acolyte [439-442]; requirement for admission to the diaconate and presbyterate [451-452]; in the priesthood [458]; in ongoing formation [483, 493]; prevention of inappropriate conduct [549, 560].

MISSION: formation for mission [13]; of Jesus [61, 562]; as missionary service of the Word [29-30, 69]; key to formation process [13, 69-70]; in the universal mission of the Church and the Congregation [15, 30]; according to the calls of God in our time [32-33]; mission consecration and religious vows [72-73, 77, 83, 88]; Mary associates us with herself in mission [114], inappropriate conduct [538-540, 550, 560].

MISSIONARIES IN FORMATION: nature and aim of this stage [379-380]; juridical aspects [381-382]; general objectives [383-385]; specific objectives and means [386-388]; characteristics [389-393]; principal dynamisms [394-395]; prayer [396-397]; study [398-404]; community life [405-407]; apostolic experiences [408-409]; personal accompaniment [410-412].

MISSIONARY BROTHERS: particular aspects of their formation: general criteria [431-432]; formative guidelines [433-436]; proper ministries of: non-installed [437-438]; installed [439-442]; organizational aspects [443-444]; plan of studies [Appendix 3, IV, V 3.1].

MISSIONARY DEACONS: general criteria [445, 448]; functions [449]; formation guidelines [450]; admission to diaconate [451]; program of preparation [Appendix 3, V, 2.2.]; requisites [Appendix 4,6.2]; personal declaration [Appendix 4, Form 11], profession of faith and oath of fidelity [Appendix 4, Form 12]; model of reports [Appendix 4, Form 14; model of dimissorial letters [Appendix 4, Form 15].

MISSIONARY PRIESTS: specific formation: general criteria [452-454]; functions [455-457]; formative guidelines [458-460]; admission to the presbyterate [461-462]; program of preparation for ordination [Appendix 3, V, 2.3]; requisites [Appendix 4, 6. 2]; personal declaration [Appendix 4, Form 11], profession of faith and oath of fidelity [Appendix 4, Form 12]; model of reports [Appendix 4, Form 14]; model of dimissorial letters [Appendix 4, Form 15].

MODEL: definition [105]; Jesus Christ [92, 134, 156, 320]; Mary [23, 113, 134, 320, 336, 358, 387]; the prophets [134]; the apostles [92, 134]; Claret [134, 136, 563]; the saints [134, 145]; martyrs [134, 153];the formators, identification model [321].

MORTIFICATION: and conformity with Christ [90]; in Claret [100-101]; spiritual maturity [88]; its apostolic characteristics [100-103]; in the face of Obedience [559].

NOVICE MASTER: characteristics [369], functions [370-372]; collaborators of [373]; relationship with formators from other formative stages [347].

NOVITIATE: nature and aim [348]; requisites for access to [349-351]; generalobjectives [352354]; specific objectives [356, 358, 361]; means [357,359-360, 362-363]; characteristics [364-368]; the novice master and his collaborators [369-373]; special moments [374-378]; novitiate shared between Organisms [342]; plan of studies [Appendix 3, II]; documents [appendix 4, form. 4 and 7] (Cf. Novice Master).

OBEDIENCE: as a following of Jesus Christ [20, 72, 86, 88]; obedience of faith [63]; as a vow [85-89, 378]; in Claret [85]; foundation of [86]; Claretian obedience [87]; demands of [88]; pedagogical aspects [89]; inappropriate conducts related to it [558-561].

ORGANISM, MAJOR, (Province or Delegation): a formative factor [198]; Responsibility [271, 287, 299]; drafts provincial plan for ongoing formation [285, 496]; provides means for it [497]; collaboration [300-305]; is concerned with specializations and ongoing formation [403-444, 484, 496-499, 502, 509, 531]; develops its protocol for the prevention of abuse and inappropriate conduct [547-548, 556].

PEOPLE: recipient of our mission [12, 31, 133, 226]; frame of reference [34, 56, 167]; their reality challenges us [32, 53, 188, 233, 336, 432, 475, 486]; communities of insertion among them [15, 52, 203, 465]; prophetism [48]; Mary’s sensibility [115]; holiness [146]; inculturation [159, 188, 196, 227, 253, 386]; symbology [205].

PEOPLE OF GOD: our vocation in the context of the people of God [29, 48, 191, 226, 422, 446]; challenge of the people of God [53, 193]; communion [116-117, 421]; martyrdom [146]; spirituality [359]; ministry [456] (Cf. Church).

POOR, THE: they represent Christ, messenger of Good News [19, 107, 109]; we should share their hopes and sorrows [20, 58]; recipients of the gospel proclamation [62, 134, 143, 473]; preferential option for them [71, 80-84, 118, 151, 186, 202, 449]; Mary moves us to love them [23, 114-115, 397]; closeness to, proximity, insertion [15, 17, 32-33, 202, 205, 333]; our goods at their service [553, 555-556].

POST-NOVITIATE (Students): nature and purpose of the stage [379-380]; legal aspects [381-382]; general objectives [383-385]; specific objectives [386-388]; characteristics [389-394]; main dynamics [395-396]; prayer and study [236, 397-406]; community life [407-409]; apostolic experiences [410-412]; personal accompaniment [413-415]; the prefect [416-420]; plan of studies [Appendix 3, III]; documents [Appendix 4, Form 5-6].

POSTULANCY: nature and aim [324]; requirements of candidates for entering [325]; general objectives [326-328]; specific objectives [329, 333, 336]; means [330-332, 334-335, 337-338]; characteristics [339]; admission-demissal [340]; the gradualness of the apostolate [269]; those responsible for [345-347]; plan of studies [Appendix 3,1]; documents for [Appendix 4, Form2, Form 4].

POVERTY: vow [20, 61, 66, 72, 378]; witness of our Founder [79]; motives for professing it [80]; traits of [81]; assimilation of [82]; demands of [83]; in communities of insertion [81]; inappropriate conduct [553, 557].

PRAYER: evangelical call [21]; requirement of the option for Christ [44]; basis of prophetism [48]; nourishes fraternal life [68]; to exercise the ministry effectively [125]; in the formation community [131]; in Claret [141, 142, 230]; sustenance of the martyrs [153]; spiritual factors in formation [173]; formative dynamism [216, 236-247]; united to study [236-238]; foundation [239]; missionary prayer [241]; pedagogy of [242-247]; in the stages leading up to the novitiate [319, 333-335]; in novitiate [355, 359, 360, 377]; in post-novitiate [387, 396-399, 409]; preparation for perpetual profession [423]; preparation for the presbyterate [460]; in ongoing formation [486, 487, 490]; balance between prayer, community life and ministry [515]; in the third age [526, 529]; to face crises [541].

PREFECT: responsible for the Prefecture [276-280]; General Prefect [282-284]; Provincial Prefect [289]; formator of missionaries in formation: what he is [416-417], his functions [418-419], capacities and qualities [420]; interprovincial experiences [305]; ongoing formation [484] (cf. Formators, Prefecture of Formation).

PREFECTURE OF FORMATION: general aspects [276-280]; General Prefecture: objective and area [281]; the Prefect [282-284]; functions [285]; proper activities [286]; Prefecture of Major Organisms: objective and area [287-288]; the Prefect [289]; functions [290]; activities [291]; interprovincial collaboration [303].

PRE-NOVITIATE: introduction of the stage [306-307]; stages that make it up [312-314]; general objectives [315-317]; specific objectives [318-320]; those responsible [321, 323]; coordination with vocation ministry [349].

PROCESS OF FORMATION: orientation [2]; its objective [10]; is continuous [12, 562]; for mission [13, 69, 562]; its inspiration [14]; the Constitutions are its reference point [18]; its cordimarian dimension [23-24]; constant search for God [25]; transformation process [35-36]; evolutionary and gradual [43, 45, 132]; integral and integrating [39]; liberating [47]; prophetic [48]; interpersonal, historical and cultural [40]; inculturated, intercultural and universal [50-52]; influenced by the reality of the Congregation [60]; of conformity with Christ [61]; ecclesial influence [117-118, 191]; congregational accompaniment [195-197]; family influence [179]; social influence [200].

PROFESSION: first: preparation [376-377], celebration and registry [378]; temporary [348, 381]; homosexuality [309]; legal aspects [163, 381-382]; students [395]; accompaniment [414]; perpetual: nature [422]; immediate preparation [304, 423-424]; juridical prescriptions [425-426]; celebration and registry [427]; rights and duties [27]; dedication to the Heart of Mary [115]; initial formation for brothers [433]; inappropriate conduct [558]; form letters for requesting it [Form. 4, 7, 8]; program of preparation for perpetual profession [Appendix 3, V, 1].

PROFESSOR: formation agent [132-133]; interprovincial collaboration [285-286, 305]; meetings of the major Organism [291].

PROGRAM: for formation of formators [129]; provincial program for ongoing formation [496]; general program for ongoing formation [498]; of apostolic experiences [270]; of preparation for interculturality [394]; of awareness of inappropriate conduct [542, 547, 552].

PROJECT, COMMUNITY: in general [260, 285, 291]; in the postulancy [344]; in the novitiate [358, 368]; in the stage of missionaries in formation [396, 409]; for carrying out apostolic experiences [264, 270, 410]; in ongoing formation [490, 492]; of the fourth age [534].

PROJECT, PERSONAL: [221, 285, 291, 337, 413]; in ongoing formation [465-467, 488, 492]; personal plan for sabbatical periods [506].

QUINQUENNIUM: first moment of ongoing formation [510]; objective [511]; characteristics [511]; means [509-511].

REPORTS: prior request to whoever has been in another seminar [325]; obligation before profession [377]; various types of reports and forms for them [Appendix 4].

RESPONSIBILITIES: of the formandus [122]; of formators [124]; of the formation community [131, 205]; of professors [133]; of the Congregation [131, 135, 195, 271]; of Major Organisms [198, 403, 408, 496, 509].

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FORMATION: in general [271]; Superiors, different levels [272-274]; their functions [275]; Prefectures [276-280]; General Prefecture [281-286]; prefecture of Major Organisms [287-291].

RESPONSIBLE (= in charge of): the vocation process [307]; the formator and his team [321-324]; of postulancy [345-347]; of novitiate [369- 373]; of post-novitiate [413-421]; of ongoing formation [482-484].

SABBATICAL PERIODS: nature [506]; personal plan [506]; for every Claretian [498, 507].

SACRAMENTS: Baptism: caring for baptismal faith [316]; Eucharist: formative dynamism [230-233]; dimensions [231]; pedagogy [233, 450, 456]; Reconciliation: traits [234, 319, 360]; personal and community celebration [235]; certificates of Baptism and Confirmation [325, 351]; in crises [539] (Cf. Missionary Deacons, Priests).

SPECIALIZATIONS: orientation of formandi [411]; thrust and ways of doing/ meaning and modalities [499-505]; promoted by the General Prefecture [285]; discerned by the formators [421].

SEXUAL ABUSE: of minors and vulnerable adults [545-548]; four levels: sexual abuse, abuse of power, abuse of trust and spiritual abuse [546]; ministerial context with adults [549]; of consecrated women [550].

SITUATION: frame of reference for formation [53-54]; sociocultural, ecclesial, congregational [55-60] (cf. Milieu).

SPIRIT, HOLY: action of [19, 22]; gives rise to charisms [12, 17, 29, 148]; vocation [210-211, 563]; brings about personal integration [39]; speaks to us in present challenges [53, 58]; anoints us [62]; grants us the gift of love [64]; acts in missionary community [67-68]; principal agent of formation [107]; prime mover of mission [31, 108, 565]; action on formative itinerary [34, 43, 109]; conforms us with Christ [110]; we must respond to Him with certain attitudes [111]; associates the Virgin Mary with Him [23, 112]; Constitutions [156-157]; the forge [140-143]; grants ordained ministry [454]; inculturation [50]; demands our continual renewal [468-471] in the crises [538, 541].

STRUCTURE(S): of the GPF [7-8]; political, social, cultural and economic as a frame of reference [56]; and formation milieu [185-188]; criteria for the formation house [205]; for animating formation [271]; for co-responsible participation of the formandi [299]; for vocational welcoming and aspirancy [313, 314]; for animating vocations [296]; of postulancy [339]; of the novitiate [364-367]; post-novitiate [389-393]; ongoing formation [498] (cf. Prefecture of formation).

STUDY: formative dynamism [236-238, 248-256]; in our Founder [249]; to become suitable ministers [94]; missionary orientation [251, 256] way of organizing [251, 255]; contents [251]; need to inculturate and complement it [253-254]; in academic centers [254-255]; in the postulancy [332, 335, 338]; in the novitiate [360, 363]; in stage of missionaries in formation: objectives [399]; matters [401]; centers [402]; degrees and specializations [403]; means and activities to foster it [404]; should be integrated with other activities [405]; include economic and accounting management [406]; interruptions [391]. In ongoing formation [477]; specializations [499-505]; plans of studies [Appendix 3].

SUPERIOR(S): responsible for formation in general [271]; different levels [272]; functions [275]; agent responsible for ongoing formation [484]; provides means for ongoing formation [497]; should be concerned for integral formation of the missionary brothers [443].

TRANSFORMATION: processes of [10]; transformation processes are required [14]; according to the Heart of Mary [24]; moved by the Spirit [31]; in the whole formation [35]; gradual y progressive [43]; to be aware/ conscious [50]; formation as a transformative process [61]; to be configured with missionary Christ [90]; Eucharist as transformative [233]; spiritual transformation [521].

THIRD AGE: stage [522-531]; objective [523]; attitudes [527-528]; means [529]; settings [530-531].

UNIVERSALITY: formation should be universal [15, 31, 108, 367] inculturated and interculral formative process [50-52, 194, 201]; availability [423].

VIRTUES: apostolic and conformity with Christ [90, 388]; apostolic charity [91-93]; humility [94-96]; meekness [97-99, 559]; mortification [100-102, 559].

VOCATION: point of departure of formative itinerary [62-66]; covenant with God which demands a response in faith and love [62-63]; consists of the gift of love [64]; engages the whole person [66]; signs of [211]; general criteria of discernment [308-309]; in the service of the mission until the end [563]; crises, weakening and incompatibilities [538-539, 541, 551] (cf. Call).

VOCATION MINISTRY: coordination with formators [290, 296, 349]; criteria of discernment [307-311]; characteristics and guidelines in the DVC [306] (cf. Youth).

VOCATION MINISTRY TEAM: need [297]; tasks [298]; members [299]; interprovincial collaboration [300].

VOCATIONS, WELCOMING: description [307]; general objective [309-311]; specific objectives [312-314]; forms [308]; minor seminary [320-323]; other forms [324]; characteristics [315-316]; those in charge of [317].

VOWS: expression of total commitment to and conformity with Christ [61]; nature and aim [72-73]; dimensions [73]; chastity [74-78]; poverty [79-84]; obedience [85-89]; inappropriate conduct [543, 553, 558].

WORD OF GOD: servants of [12-13, 17, 29, 69, 147, 226, 231, 261, 264, 268-269]; we should proclaim it as the Apostles did [20, 91]; initiation and growth in it [29, 270, 388, 432]; its dynamics in the stages of formation [30]; the axis of the formation process [229]; the Spirit [108, 111, 140, 475]; way of following Jesus [49]; Mary teaches us to welcome and serve it [30, 71, 113-115, 226-227, 358]; Claret [93, 229, 470]; preachers [66]; Bible [226, 229]; Lectio divina and other forms of reading [229, 398]; Constitutions [89, 158]; prophetic formation [48]; reading and study [228, 237, 248]; spiritual factor [173, 387]; Eucharist [231, 233]; spiritual direction [216]; prayer [239, 240, 243-244, 319, 334, 338, 397, 486]; humility [94]; community [219, 257, 260]; in communities of insertion [203]; reality and cultures [50, 188, 269, 336, 486]; apostolic experiences [388, 404, 410]; believers [228]; the superior [226]; mission of the prefect [416, 421]; lay services [438]; installed ministries [440-441]; the diaconate [446, 449-450]; the priesthood [452, 455-456, 458]; in ongoing formation [463, 468, 481, 484, 491]; point of reference for vocational fidelity [473]; third age [523-524]; obedience [559].

YOUTH: formators must know the world of youth [129]; factors of the juvenile condition [167-172]; youth groups [318]; youth and vocation ministry [349]; youth as the focus of attention in ongoing formation [471]; in quinquennium period [510]; in particular situations to guarantee youthfulness of spirit [540].