Qualifications

As our formation documents explain, committing oneself to Assumptionist religious life calls for a certain number of basic qualities: + a sufficiently balanced character + an aptitude for life in common + those human virtues emphasized by Fr. d'Alzon - uprightness, frankness, human warmth, simplicity, initiative, boldness, generosity and disinterestedness.…

Process

Initial Contact Interested individuals usually engage in written correspondence for some time, then come for one or more visits before requesting a period of residency in one of our communities. Candidacy After a period of residency, an individual may request the status of a candidate. Candidacy is a time after…

FAQ’s

How do I know if I am called to religious life? Religious life is a huge and counter-cultural commitment, so it is completely natural to experience doubt, uncertainty, nervousness, and fear. It is important to put everything into perspective, and to realize that God calls us to take one step…