Presentation
Abbreviations
Introduction

Chapter 1: First organisation of formation, 1849-1870
I. STUDENTS IN THE CONGREGATION (1858)
II. ACCEPTANCE OF STUDENTS IN THE CONSTITUTIONS (1862)
III. VOCATIONAL AND FORMATIVE DOCUMENTS
IV. GENERAL CHAPTERS

Chapter 2: Period between the years 1871-1899
I. FR. JOSEPH XIFRÉ (1858-1899)
II. VOCATIONAL AND FORMATIVE DOCUMENTS
III. GENERAL CHAPTERS
IV. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

Chapter 3: Period between the years 1899-1922
I. FR. CLEMENT SERRAT (1899-1906)
II. FR. MARTIN ALSINA (1906-1922)
III. VOCATIONAL AND FORMATIVE DOCUMENTS
IV. GENERAL CHAPTERS
V. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

Chapter 4: Period between the years 1922-1966 (1st Part)
I. FR. NICHOLAS GARCIA
II. FR. PHILIP MAROTO (1934-1937)
III. FR. PETER SCHWEIGER (1949-1967)

Chapter 5: Period between the years 1922-1966 (2nd Part)
IV. VOCATIONAL AND FORMATIVE DOCUMENTS
V. GENERAL CHAPTERS
VI. CODEX IURIS ADDITICHO (C.I.A.)

Chapter 6: Formation in the Post-Conciliar Renewal, 1967-1997
I. PERIOD OF 1967-1971
II. PERIOD OF 1973-1979
III. PERIOD OF 1979-1985
IV. PERIOD OF 1985-1991
V. PERIOD OF 1991-1997

Chapter 7: The General Plan of Formation, 1994
I. BACKGROUND
II. XXI GENERAL CHAPTER
III. DRAFTING OF THE GPF
IV. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GPF PROJECT
V. MEANING OF THE GPF FOR THE CONGREGATION
VI. CONCLUSION

II. Acceptance of students in the Constitutions (1862)

The second General Assembly of the Congregation (II General Chapter) in 1862 took a very important step with regard to the formation in the Congregation. It officially accepted in the Constitutions the category of students and promulgated the first directives for their formation and entrance into the Congregation.24