Basic Requirements

  • Conviction

    Conviction of being called by Jesus to follow Him in the monastic way.

  • Stamina

    Physical, psychological, and spiritual stamina to enter into this way of life with body, mind, and spirit.

  • Education

    At least have completed high school. Some years of work experience.

  • Faith

    Must be a practicing Catholic, preferably with some previous commitment to Church involvement.

  • Obligations

    No obligations toward a wife, children, or parents. No financial debts.