Qualifications in Joining the Brothers of Christ

Candidates should be between the ages 17 to 30; have at least high school education; must be physically, physiologically and spiritually healthy and above all has a sincere desire to serve the poor with the heart, mind and spirit of Christ.

After approximately three years of formation, the brothers profess the religious vows of poverty, chastity, obedience, and service to the poor and a promise to pray an average of three hours a day, in honor of the five wounds of Jesus. These vows are being renewed each year at the end of the annual retreat.

Your way to become one of us:

Candidate : 1 month observation period
Aspirant : 6 months to 1 year
Postulant : 6 months to 1 year
Novice : 1 year and 6 months
Brother : 7 years of consecutive renewal of vows
Professed Brother : Life time

The brothers have to take four vows each year, to live in Poverty – in Chastity – in Obedience – in The Service to the poor

Documents needed:

-Baptismal certificate
-Birth certificate
-Confirmation certificate
-Marriage contract of the parents
-A letter of Recommendation from the Parish Priest
-School records
-Bio data with recent 2x2photo

See also Living as a Brother