Vocation Profile - Servants of Charity
Servants of Charity
Lansing, MI; Philadelphia, PA; Providence, RI
Also known as Guanellians, as priests and brothers we work with developmentally disabled children and adults. Such disabilities include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism. The Servants of Charity believe that the promotion of the whole person, according to each one's capabilities, is our main objective. We operate the St. Louis Center, which provides residential foster care for males and females with developmental disabilities.
Sound mental and physical health; good judgment and common sense.
The formation program is individualized.
Based on each individual's spiritual and physical gifts.
Yes: An age limit is not set, but is determined on a case by case basis, depending on the man's background, education, and whether the brotherhood or priesthood is desired.