Brothers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Philanthropic Development Office (BSH PDO)

Formation and Capacity Building

The programme envisages Improving the efficiency and accountability of the Sacred Heart Brothers by strengthening their formation process and building professional competencies.

The three Capacity Building centers intend to focus on the following program:
  • Ithaya Renewal Center – Palayamkottai, Tamilnadu
  • Novitiate – Mullipatti, Tamilnadu
  • Postulancy – Dhani, Madhya Pradesh

The program focuses on the formation and training of Brothers who can be fully dedicate themselves to the apostolate of the congregation at the service of the poor.

Capacity Building training will be primarily oriented and in line with the congregation’s apostolic and transformative work. The Generalate will focus on this programme.

Summary of strategies and activities is as follows:

Leadership training for superiors

Creating formators through intensive training at renowned institute / seminary

Encouraging research scholars to conduct specific studies on contemplory religious topics

Organise in house and residential renewal programme

Individual studies to sharpen their discernment, revitalize their vocation and sustain the service in the world.