Introduction

Ongoing Formation of Clergy

A CONTINUING JOURNEY OF CONVERSION

"The term ‘ongoing formation’ is a reminder that the one experience of discipleship of those called to priesthood is never interrupted. The priest not only ‘learns to know Christ’ but, under the action of the Holy Spirit, he finds himself within a process of gradual and continuous configuration to Him in his being and his acting, which constantly challenges the person to inner growth.” Pope Francis

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National Conference of Ongoing Formation

Overview of the National Conference of Ongoing Formation of Clergy. Each diocese has a director of ongoing formation. They meet twice a year in March and October to share ideas and best practice with input from a number of relevant sources. 

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