2023-01-17 EAST TIMOR

2023 postulancy begins at Baucau

On January 8, in Baucau, in the formation House ‘Casa Marista’, six Timorese aspirants commenced the postulancy program. In February, a seventh postulant from Bougainville will join the group.

The first week of the postulancy was a time of orientation and included meeting their English teachers. The English program is intensive for the first 6 months and involves learning online using Zoom and Google Classroom with their three teachers who are all from the Philippines.

Star of the Sea Province hopes that this formation house become an international postulancy, looking forward to welcoming other postulants from the province in future years.

The postulants are all generous and sincere young men, keen to learn and explore their religious vocation. The program runs for 15 months with candidates continuing on to the novitiate in Sri Lanka.


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