General Information

  1. Please download the program schedule here.

  2. Workshops are scheduled so you’ll be watching 2-3 video segments per week.

        • The schedule has been designed to give you ample time to spend on each workshop. Discernment is a process, so we don’t want you to feel rushed. To help you get the most out of this program, we encourage you to spend time thinking and praying about each of the tasks and to be open and honest in your conversations with your mentor and formation companion.

  3. You should plan on talking to your mentor at the end of every workshop (about every 3-4 weeks).

        • You are responsible for reaching out to your mentor and scheduling a time to talk with them.

        • IMPORTANT: Your mentor is volunteering their time to walk with you through this program – should your mentor not hear from you for four consecutive weeks, we will assume you are no longer interested in continuing the program, deactivate your Franciscan At Home account, and give your mentoring slot to another discerner.

        • Prior to talking to your mentor, please send them your workshop progress. Details on how to do this will be included in the weekly instructions.

  4. Plan on talking to your formation companion every 2-3 weeks.

        • Some (but not all) workshops will ask you to discuss what you are learning with your formation companion. Even if discussion is not prompted by a workshop, we encourage you to talk with your formation companion at least every few weeks.

  5. Workshop tasks are to be completed by Sunday at 11:59pm of a given week.

        • If you do not start the first online formation workshop on time, if you consistently fail to complete the tasks in the given timeframe without contacting us, or if you fail to contact your mentor for four consecutive weeks, you may be removed from the program, your Franciscan At Home account deactivated, and your mentoring slot given to another discerner.