Formation

Formation Issues in the CRE

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Formation Issues in the CRE

Formation Issues in the CRE

The members of the Formation Secretariat of the CRE met in San Gioacchino from 11th December until 13th December. They are: Father Jacek Zdrzalek (Co-ordinator), Fr. Ronnie McAinsh (London), Fr. Maurizio Iannuario (Naples) and Fr. Metod Lukacik (Michalovce). The matters for the agenda included reviewing the location, participation and input on the Common Preparation for Final Vows to be held in Poland in 2017. For this part of the meeting, Fr. Witold Hetnar was in attendance as one of the main organisers. This part of the agenda also included...

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Inauguration of the Interprovincial Novitiate of Lubaszowa-Podoliniec

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Inauguration of the Interprovincial Novitiate of Lubaszowa-Podoliniec

Inauguration of the Interprovincial Novitiate of Lubaszowa-Podoliniec

The beginning of the common Interprovincial Novitiate for five Units (Warsaw, Bratislava, Prague, Michalovce and Saint Gerard) took place in Lubaszowa in Poland on 14th August 2015. According to the decision of the Superior General: “Every Unit must participate in an Interprovincial Novitiate Board even if it does not have novices in an Interprovincial Novitiate”. Ten novices (8 from Poland and 2 from Slovakia) started their formation in Lubaszowa (Poland). However two novices from Viceprovince of Bratislava will go for the last three months...

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Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa/Podoliniec

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa/Podoliniec

Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa/Podoliniec

By decree of the General Government, from 2016 all Novitiates in our Congregation are to be Interprovincial Novitiates. Therefore the Board for the Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa (Poland) met in Stara Lubovnia (Slovakia) on 13 July 2016. The Board is composed of: the Conference Coordinator; the Provincial from Warsaw; the Viceprovincials from: Bratislava and Michalovce (and the Provincial from Prague and the Regional Superior from Region of St. Gerard). The participants discussed and prepared the Directory of the Interprovincial...

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Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2016

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2016

Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2016

For the fourth time the Interprovincial Month of Spiritual Renewal has started in the CRE. Six confreres have begun the common preparation for Perpetual Vows in our Redemptorist Community House in Kostolna-Záriečie on 4th July 2016. The confreres belong to three Units: Rome Province, Warsaw Province and the Vice Province of Bratislava. For the first time this course is taking place in Slovakia. All previous courses were in Tuchów (Poland). It is also the first course after the formation decisions of the Superior General about the common...

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Common Studendate of the CRE

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Common Studendate of the CRE

Common Studendate of the CRE

The Formation Secretariat of the CRE met in Rome on the 11th and 12th of June 2016. Present were Jacek Zdrzalek (chairman and coordinator of the CRE) Maurizio Iannuario (Naples Province), Metod Lukacik (Michalovce Vice Province) and Ronald McAinsh (London Province). The main work of this meeting was to coordinate the research done on the projected common theologate of the Conference. Details concerning location, places of study, formation personnel and costs were agreed and the coordinator will write a letter to all the Unit leaders with the...

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IX Assembly of the CRE and Formation issues

Posted by on Apr 23, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on IX Assembly of the CRE and Formation issues

IX Assembly of the CRE and Formation issues

During the First Phase of the General Chapter of the CRE in Torun, the IX Assembly of the CRE was also held. The participants discussed how to implement the decisions of the General Government regarding Initial Formation. The Interprovincial Novitiates and preparation for establishing a common studentate of the Conference in two languages (that is in English and in Italian) were discussed. Following a decision of General Government, all Novitiates in our Congregation are to be Interprovincial Novitiates. Of course in some cases, Units may...

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Meeting of the formators from the CRE in Dublin

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Meeting of the formators from the CRE in Dublin

Meeting of the formators from the CRE in Dublin

The second meeting of Vocation Promoters, Prefects of Postulancy, Prefects of Students, Novice Masters and other Redemptorists from the CRE involved directly in initial formation was held in Dublin, Ireland from 2nd to 4th September 2015. Fr. Alberto Eseverri (General Consultor), Fr. Dan Baragry (Provincial from Dublin Province), twenty five formators from 12 Units in Europe and the Novice Master from Toronto took part in this meeting prepared by the Secretariat for Formation of the CRE. There are 123 formandee in Europe (as of 3rd September...

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Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2015

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2015

Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2015

The month of preparation for Perpetual Vows for our clerical and brother confreres is taking place in the Major Seminary in Tuchów, Poland. It began on July 14 and it will end on August 5, 2015. The students are from five Units: The Province of Warsaw (5), The Province of Lviv (4), The Province of Madrid (1), The Viceprovince of Bratislava (1) and The Region of Zimbabwe (2). Also other confreres who are in the Transition to Ministry programme or who are ten years professed or ordained, joined this course for two weeks: eleven from the...

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Plans for Secretariat for Formation of the CRE in 2015

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Plans for Secretariat for Formation of the CRE in 2015

Plans for Secretariat for Formation of the CRE in 2015

The meeting of the Secretariat for Formation of the CRE took place in Rome, 3-4 March 2015. The members of the SF: Fr. Jacek Zdrzałek (the president of SF), Fr. Maurizio Iannuario (Naples Province), Fr. Metod Lukacik (Michalovce Viceprovince) discussed the preparations for the various formation gatherings in 2015. One working session was done through FaceTime with another member of SF – Fr. Ronald McAinsh (London Province) who was temporary ill in Scotland. The Secretariat invited also Fr. Sylwester Cabała (President of the Formation...

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Invitation for those preparing for Final Vows in the CRE and also for those in early years of ministry

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Invitation for those preparing for Final Vows in the CRE and also for those in early years of ministry

Invitation for those preparing for Final Vows in the CRE and also for those in early years of ministry

The month of preparation for Perpetual Vows for our clerical and Brother confreres has taken place on the level of the CRE from 2013 in Tuchów, Poland. A special feature of this preparation has been the participation of confreres who are in the Transition to Ministry programme or who are ten years professed or ordained. The Formation Secretariat of the Conference of Europe is impressed by the holistic approach in terms of topics covered: our history, Constitutions, spirituality, moral theology, areas of psychology and human development,...

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