General information on formation including useful documentation.

Formation - general

A good general resource is always

The basic document of reference for Salesian formation is the Ratio Fundamentalis which can be found on The Salesian Web Portal under Formation - documents.

The Ratio, or 'Formation of Salesians of Don Bosco: Principles and norms', its full title, considers Salesian formation in general, the Salesian formation process, starting from the pre-novitiate and arriving at the period known as ongoing or continuing formation, which lasts a life time. In recent years, the notion of formation involving a personal project of life has become prominent: a personal project which is also consonant with a community project which in turn takes its place within the province project. See immediately below for references to planning at various levels.

Formation resources

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