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THEOLOGICAL CENTRUM was created to offer on-going formation programs to secular priests in the Philippines. This was made possible through the JPM Foundation, Inc., established by some priests of the Prelature of Opus Dei and the Archdiocese of Manila, along with a number of professionals, who were eager to assist Bishops in their response to the Second Vatican Council's call to facilitate the on-going formation of priests (cfr. Presbyterorum Ordinis 7).
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FORMATION FOR SEMINARY FORMATORS OF THE LOCAL CHURCH

"The task of formation of candidates for the priesthood requires not only a certain special preparation of those to whom this work is entrusted, one that is professional, pedagogical, spiritual, human and theological, but also a spirit of communion and of cooperating together to carry out the program...
The body of formation personnel should witness to a truly evangelical lifestyle and total dedication to the Lord... Read more
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND ACTIVITIES

Priests and seminarians who have completed the program of Formation for Seminary Formators of the Local Church, sponsored by the Studium Theologiae Foundation, Inc., automatically form part of the Alumni Association. Through the coordination and logistical support of Theological Centrum, the alumni organize means of on-going formation regularly either at the national or regional level, such as meetings, seminars, and retreats.
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