WHAT IS SHESHAN HOUSE OF FORMATION?
The Our Lady of Sheshan House of Formation ( or the Our Lady of Sheshan Seminary) is the place where Asian vocation to our Institute pursue their necessary studies as members of our Religious Family and prior to their ordination to the priesthood. As a religious community, our life of studies is commingled with a life of prayer, work and apostolate. These equip the future priests of our Institute with necessary tools to set out to their future missionary adventure, proclaiming the Gospel to all the nations and cultures, transforming and uplifting mankind with the grace of God, bringing all souls towards their glory with their Savior.
With more than 400 members, we are working in 40 countries in five continents, among which we are present in, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Philippines which comprise the Province of Our Lady of Sheshan.
“We want to be another Incarnation of the Word so as to incarnate Him in all humanity.”
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WHO WE ARE
In 2009, The Our Lady of Sheshan House of Formation of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE, from the Spanish Instituto del Verbo Encarnado), was established in Lipá, Batangas which presently include members from India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
The Priest of the Incarnate Word
According to the Heart of Christ The Magisterium of the St. John Paul the Great provides a rich teaching on priestly life and spirituality.