Friday, October 05, 2012

80 new seminarians and 213 religious

Seminaries in China have received 80 new seminarians in this new school year while 213 women also entered into the training for the consecrated life.

Nine major seminaries in China have opened their doors in September to the new candidates. It is the beginning of seven years of intense study and faith formation. Earlier this year, in the month of June, 52 seminarians graduated after completing their studies.Recognizing the need for good training, the seminaries in China now offer varied courses on religion, theology, pastoral care,  catechism etc. 213 nuns are also studying in the major seminaries.

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