Pre candidates meet regularly with a spiritual director
and with the vocation director. They visit and pray with sisters
and learn about the charism of Bon Secours. They continue with
their Prayer Partner.
This phase of six to twelve months culminates
with the formal entrance application and process.
During the six month period as a candidate for religious
life with Bon Secours, you live, work and pray with a local community
as a Sister, participating in Bon Secours spirituality, traditions,
values, mission, and history.
During the two-year novitiate, time is set aside for formal
study of Bon Secours charism, spirituality, mission and history.
You deepen your faith life, grow in self-knowledge, study our vows
and way of life, and learn how to live in community.
When you take temporary vows, you live a life of prayer and
active contribution for between three and six years in community
as a sister of Bon Secours, after which – if it’s
right for you and the congregation – you take
If you’d like some information
Ask us. We’ll send you some information. And
that’s all we’ll do. If, having read the material
we send you, you decide you’d like to explore more about
us, then we can:
- Arrange for you to visit a Bon Secours community, to see
how we live.
- Invite you to a Vocation Awareness Weekend.
- Inform you of other resources on religious life and Bon
- Offer you a Prayer Partner – a Sister who prays for
you while you explore God’s call.