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SJT Formation

To become a member of the sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes -Kenya, young women of: ages between 18 and 28 years, who have completed high school education with minimum mean grade of C (plain), or a certified diploma course on Accounting, Secretariat, Catering, ECDE, HR among others, to kindly get in touch with our vocations directress, Sr. Emily Muthoni Muraga on 0729036112, or through filling the contact form or sending an email to any of the contacts on the home page for further direction. Our formation house in Kenya is situated at Muringato village, near Nyeri town in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri. Here at the formation house community, the sisters and the Formees are normally involved in various activities that make up their formation and growth in the Charism. Like all other SJT communities, they live and do everything together as a family.

Our formation stages are as follows:

  1. Aspirancy – 6 months to 1 year
  2. Postulancy – 1½ years
  3. Novitiate – 2 years
  4. Juniorate – 6 years