Philothea Institute of Spirituality and Formation was inaugurated in the year 2008 as a result of a request from the Catholic Scholarship Committee based in Kenya. The Institute was established to provide an additional one month certificate course in Spirituality for its sponsored students undertaking various academic disciplines at the tertiary level. As the Institute grows to address the spiritual needs of our students and in the spirit of communion, the Institute open its course admission to all Christians involved in ministry in the Church.
PHILOTHEA INSTITUTE OF SPIRITUALITY & FORMATION is a place for transformative for growth in holiness through the practice of Love of God and Love of Neighbour and a Resource Centre that provides spiritual training and moral formation for all Christians.
Christian Men and Women serving God in their various states of life within the Church’s ministerial apostolate to the Family, Youth , Professionals, Catechetical and Pastoral care to the Sick require a reflective study of Church Doctrine, Scripture, Catechesis, Moral and Social Doctrines and Spirituality. The fundamental task is to guide all students to their interior and exterior.
CERTIFICATE IN SPIRITUALITY
Fundamentals of Spirituality
Spirituality and Prayer life
Transforming Leadership Spirituality
Moral Life and Spirituality
Entry requirement: Should have completed Secondary Education in their country of origin
Be recommended by the Religious Superior or other sponsoring authority as determined by the Philothea Missionaries
Admission Procedure: The student is to submit the relevant documents and apply for admission
The Programme is structured under 3 areas:
1. Personal Spiritual and moral Development
2. Spirituality in Family Context
3. Professional Skill and Training
Block Certificate Course in Spirituality during May-June
On-going Formation & Personal accompaniment Personal Accompaniment—Spiritual Direction: The Philothea Missionaries offer on-going spiritual and counselling support.
Every First Saturday of the Month Recollections (with a talk, possibility for Confession, spiritual direction)
Spiritual Guidance (on request and on all Recollection Days)
Sacrament of Reconciliation (on request and on all Recollection Days—First Saturdays and Last Saturdays of the month from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm)