Formation is a process of personal development which requires accompaniment because the person being formed needs to be guided, directed and helped.
It is a personalized accompaniment, is adapted to suit each person so as to promote her growth,
It is also a holistic accompaniment which facilitates a balanced integration of the different dimensions of the vocation of each person and of all that she is called to become. It nourishes her growth on the human, spiritual, apostolic and community levels.
The initial formation consists of the early stages of introduction for religious life. This includes the stages of Postulancy, Novitiate and Temporary Commitment.