"Let Christ be proclaimed in every way."

Religious of Saint Vincent de Paul

"Let Christ be proclaimed in every way."

The International Novitiate

All candidates for religious life pass one year in the novitiate.During this year, the candidate matures its commitment and follows Christ to listen to him, to be instructed by Him, and to prepare to live for Him in the total gift of his person.Extended desert time, the novitiate facilitates the personal encounter with God in contemplation, to meditate in one’s heart, to l’exemple de la Vierge Marie the example of the Virgin Mary, the teachings of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.


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Novitiate formation

He acquires a formation doctrinale on the paths of union with God by frequenting the Holy Scriptures and the big ones spiritual writers.

To share fully in the mysteries of the faith celebrated in Liturgique and the sacraments, he learns to savor the psalms and to discover the treasures of the Word of God.

The novitiate forms the man, the religious and the apostle of the working classes.

This is why the novice applies himself toget to know each other more deeply in order to accept himself as he is with his riches and his limits.

He does learning about religious life in all its aspects: spiritual, communal, ecclesial and apostolic.

He surrenders to an in-depth study of life and the thought of Jean-Leon Le Prevost, Clement Myionnetof Maurice Maignen and our patron saints.

The daily novitiate