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 The Vocation team will use the following criteria when interviewing candidates:

  • Baptized, confirmed and practicing Roman Catholic men. One will need to be baptized for at least three years before entering into formation.
  • No older than 40 if applying to the Novitiate.
  • A College graduate.
  • Free of psychological or other medical conditions that would prohibit one from exercising a full life of ministry.
  • Free from all canonical impediments.
  • Debt free and not financially responsible for the wellbeing of another.

If you do not meet these requirements, we may redirect you to other resources to further pursue your vocation.

GENERAL INFORMATION
   Date: dd/mm/yyyy   
First Name: M.I. Last Name:
Email: Age:
Present Address:   
City: State: Zip:
Permanent Address:    
City: State: Zip:
Phone (H): Phone (W):
Date of Birth: dd/mm/yyyy   Place of Birth:
Year of Baptism: Parish of Baptism:   
Current Pastor: Present Parish:
Father's Name: Religion:
  Living? Yes No Year of Death:
Mother's Maiden Name: Religion:
  Living? Yes No Year of Death:
Parents' Marital Status:  
Number of Sisters: Number of Brothers: Rank in Family:
Father's Position or Business: Mother's Position or Business:
Have you ever been married? Yes No Do you have any children? Yes No
Are you responsible for the financial support of any other person? Yes No
Are you involved in any lawsuits or other legal proceedings? Yes No
Have you ever been arrested or charged with a crime? Yes No
If yes, please explain:
 
HEALTH
Height: Weight: Eyesight: Hearing:
Is your health as good as that of most people? Yes No
Specify any physical or psychological infirmities:
 
Do you smoke? Yes No
Specify any past or present addictions:
 
EDUCATION
 

Name of School
Last Grade
Completed
Date of
Completion
Age at
That Time
Degree
Obtained
Elementary
High School
College
Grad. School
Other
Have you ever studied for a diocese, or been a candidate for a religious community? Yes No
If yes, please specify where and when:
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
  Employed From
(mm/yyyy)
Employed To
(mm/yyyy)
Name of Employer Location

Present/Most Recent Job
 
 
Description:

Previous Job
 
 
Description:

Previous Job
 
 
Description:

Previous Job
 
 
Description:
In the space below, indicate what influenced you to seek the monastic life:
 
What do you expect from the monastic life?
 
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All information contained in this form is kept confidential.

Saint Vincent Archabbey Vocations
300 Fraser-Purchase Rd.
Latrobe, PA 15650
724-532-6655
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