HOUSTON, TX — April 14, 2016
The Spiritan Office for Mission Advancement’s inaugural newsletter highlights formation work underway in many parts of the globe. As of June 30, 2014 the number of professed members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit totaled 2,707. This figure included 32 Bishops, 2,096 priests, 118 Brothers and 456 Junior Professed.
The overwhelming majority originates from Africa while vocations are rapidly increasing in Asia, especially Vietnam. the 2016 estimate for all Spiritan students (professed and non-professed) throughout the Congregation number 950 seminarians.