Priests joining> Discernment
Shortly after these documents have been received, you will be invited to the Society's headquarters in Boston for a period referred to as “Partners in Discernment”.
This gives an opportunity for prayer as well as a progressive self-assessment in company with a team of advisors which includes a psychologist and priests. The discernment period entails specific components wherein the candidate becomes aware that joining the St. James Society is very much a vocational decision.
While in Boston there will be many occasions for meeting with active or former members, who may be visiting. This lends itself well to hearing first hand a bit more about the current missionary work going on right now and the experience of those currently on mission.
Kids gather in celebration of their new school Julio Matovelle in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Students from the new school, continuing the celebration with cake.