Center for Priestly Formation

The University of the Holy Cross erected the Center for Priestly Formation in response to the request for strong initiatives that offer prieslty formation at various levels.

Designed for priests, deacons, and candidates to Holy Orders who are interested in entering more deeply into the meaning of the priesthood, the CFS seeks to offer formative support that is capable of confronting the challenges and demands of contemporary society.

 

The Center for Priestly Formation is characterized by multicultural openness, an interdisciplinary approach, and particular attention to the problems of contemporary society.

The formation also has a practical orientation to accompany the scientific method typical of university studies.

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From 3 to 7 February 2020, the VI Study Week for Seminar Trainers will take place, promoted by the Center for Priestly Formation on the theme The intellectual dimension of the formation of candidates for the priesthood.

The activity is aimed at priests with assignments in seminaries, and will attempt to start a common reflection and a fruitful comparison between the different protagonists in the formation of candidates for the priesthood.

The meetings will take place in Italian, and simultaneous translation into English and Spanish will be provided.

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From October 22 to December 10, 2019, the Center for Priestly Formation organizes a series of training meetings concerning the theme of affectivity for the priest.

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Registrations are open for the VI Course for Seminars Trainers, which will take place from February 2019 to January 2020 on the initiative of the Center for Priestly Formation.

The course takes place in two semesters, with two-hour weekly lessons for a total of 50 teaching hours; it has full compatibility with the Licentiate and Doctoral studies in the various roman universities.

In the second semester of the year 2018/19 the 2nd edition of the Corso sull’accompagnamento sacerdotale nel cammino matrimoniale is scheduled.

It will be divided into eight sessions, from February 20 to April 10, 2019, and will be given by university professors and other experts in family orientation.

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