Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Three New Basilian Candidates in Cali, Colombia

February 9, 2018

The Basilian community recently welcomed three young men as candidates. Jhoan Esteban Rojas Parra, Yeison Eduardo Salasar, and Juan Andres Vasquez Gutierrez informally joined the Basilian community in Cali, Colombia on January 30. For about six months they will help in the local parish and school, Nuestra Señora de la Asunción. This allows them the opportunity to come to know the Basilian Way of Life in preparation to continue in their formation journeys as postulants.

These young men came to know the Congregation in a variety of ways. Jhoan heard about the community through a friend of his mother who cooks and is the housekeeper in the Basilian house in Bogotá. Jheison came to know the Basilians through his friendship with Luis Suárez, CSB, a Basilian scholastic who is from the same small town as Luis. Juan Andrés learned of the Congregation through a religious sister who lived and worked in the Basilian parish in Medellín. In each case, they are contacted by Father Oscar Gómez, CSB, the vocation director in Colombia, and attend a series of meetings and are visited in their home before they arrive in Cali as candidates.

Categories

Discerning, a Vocations Blog
General News
Stirrings
Uncategorized

Donations Made in Celebration of 150 years of Basilians’ Presence in Windsor

The Corporation of the Basilian Fathers of Sandwich in Ontario chose to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Basilians’ presence in Windsor by donating $150,000 to various local charities and […]

Read More

Join the Basilians as they Celebrate Advent During COVID

As the COVID pandemic continues into the Advent season, Church leaders all over the globe continue to modify their ministries to adhere to local government regulations and protect the health […]

Read More

Basilian Fathers of the San Basilio Parish Feed the Bodies and Souls of Many During the Pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, the Basilian Fathers of the San Basilio Parish in Medellín, Colombia have continued to nourish the bodies and souls of those they serve; and the need is […]

Read More

Basilian Human Development Fund Promotes Peace and Justice at Home and Abroad

Each year, the Basilian Human Development Fund provides financial assistance to programs and projects that promote a biblical vision of peace and justice. This year, $250,000 was awarded to 38 […]

Read More

Four Basilians Celebrate 200 Years of Combined Priestly Ministry

This month, four Basilians are celebrating their golden jubilee of ordination. Father Philip Acquaro, CSB, Father David Klein, CSB, Father Paul O’Connor, CSB, and Father David Sharp, CSB are each […]

Read More