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Vocations Information... Becoming a sister.  

A candidate for our missionary life requires intellectual ability, good health, a spirit of adaptability, and the intention to consecrate her life to the work of the
Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver,
wherever and whatever it may be.


Postulancy - Pre Novitiate

Period of Christian and spiritual growth of the postulant which will lead her to the maturity that will allow her to respond freeely to Jesus, call (const 100).


The purpose of the novitiate is to train the novice more directly for the religious life. The novice will be helped to develop a personal love for Jesus (const 109).

Religious Profession

The consecration to God is expressed in religious vows of chastity, poverty and obedience. By them we make a covenant of love with the Lord (const 125).

The Juniorate

The principal aim of the juniorate is to ensure that the young professed sister deepens her formation, learns to know Christ’s message better, and prepares herself to convey it to others (const 142).

Perpetual Vows

With perpetual vows, the religious becomes fully a sacred person, a Christian committed to God and the Church, living out her baptism and sealed by God as reserved for His worship (const 152).




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