to the Society of St. Paul.
Are you interested in priesthood or brotherhood?
How active are you in the Church?
I attend Mass on a regular basis.
I participate in other parish or Church organizations.
I participate in adult education classes. .
I participate in the devotional and paraliturgical activities of the parish.
I have a spiritual director.
Some College Courses
Graduated from College
Have Done Post Graduate Work.
What aspect of the Society of St. Paul Media Ministry Attracts you most?
|In response to your
request for vocation information, we will provide a packet of information
which includes: An initial covering letter of introduction from the
Vocation Director. Included is a form which gives you the option to
receive further information.|
With the initial letter of introduction you will also receive four Society of St. Paul Vocation Folders which will give you a clearer understanding of the history, charism. and ministry of the Pauline Brothers and Priests. These folders were designed in such a way as to offer a potential candidate time to reflect on the following Pauline topics:
Folder # I The Beginning of the Church - The Dawn
This folder describes in brief - The Infant Church - The enlightenment of Venerable James Alberione - The challenges of the Third Millennium and new ministry - Evangelization Today - The Media Today and You Today.
Folder # 2 Society of St. Paul - Our Founder
This folder presents a brief outline of our founder, Venerable James Alberione, the Man, his Mission and his Ministry. It also gives an overview of the patron of our Congregation, St. Paul the Apostle, the Man, his Mission and his Ministry.
Folder # 3 The Pauline Communicates
In this folder we view how the Pauline Priest and Brother Communicates with God, through prayer, study and the Pauline media ministry. Reflections on the vows of Poverty, Chastity and Obedience are also presented.
Folder # 4 General Information and Facts about the Society of St. Paul
This folder describes who Pauline Men are, our global mission and presence and our ministry in the United States. Guidelines for the decision making process are also presented. Listed in this brochure are the necessary qualifications, Age, Religious and Academic Formation and Development and Religious Profession / Ordination and Ongoing Formation and Development. And finally the process of Application.
The Society of St. Paul Affiliate Program.
During the time of discernment, it is recommended that a man who is interested in applying to the Society of St. Paul may wish to consider to participate as an Affiliate. It provides a man a chance to see what religious life is like, to experience living in community, deepening their prayer life, and to work with Pauline Brothers and Priests spreading the Gospel message by use of the communications media. The Affiliate Program is also a program for Volunteer Ministry. Guidelines are set in place by the Provincial, the Vocation Director and the Superior of the local community where the potential candidate or volunteer is assigned.
The Society of St. Paul invites mature, spiritually motivated men, to consider joining them in participating in the dynamic ministry of communications to help spread the Good News of Jesus to the men and women of our day.