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Discernment and Assessment of Candidates

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The following materials may not be copied or reproduced without the express permission of NCDVD.

 

NCDVD Guidelines for Assesment of Candidates for the Diocesan Priesthood

Assessment Guidelines
Appendix 1 – Psychological Testing Revised 2/15/03
Appendix 2 – Sample Application and Interview Questions Revised 2/15/03
Appendix 3 – Admissions Boards
Appendix 4 – Ethical Conduct and Professional Responsibility forVocation Ministers
Appendix 5 – Excerpts from “Norms Concerning Applications For Priestly Formation From Those Previously Enrolled in a Formation Program”
Appendix 6 – Application Forms
Appendix 7 – Informed Consent and Release of Information
The Norms Concerning Applications for Priestly Formation from Those Previously Enrolled in a Formation

 

Additional Documents related to priesthood and priestly formation:

Pastores Dabo Vobis: On the Formation of Priests in the Circumstances of the Present Day
Optatum Totius: Second Vatican Council Decree on Priestly Training
Presbyterorum Ordinis: Second Vatican Council Decree on the Ministry of Priest
Ratio Fundamentalis Institutionis Sacerdotalis (Spiritual Formation in Seminaries), The Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education
Ordinatio Sacerdotalis: Apostolic Letter of John Paul II on Reserving Priestly Ordination to Men Alone.

Policy for Maintaining Records of Candidates and Seminarians

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