Our Goal

The Expected Outcome of the TEJAS FORMATION

The profile of a Priest who has participated in the formation programme of Tejas with freedom, responsibility and maturity would be the following:

  • He is a person with a deep Christian faith-experience of God that he can theologically articulate it in the context of religious pluralism and the poverty of the masses and pastorally communicate it with clarity and conviction.


  • He is very human, compassionate, gentle, approachable, available, discerning and pro-active.


  • He is able to live a meaningful and joyful religious community life with his conviction that he is called to live a religious life with commitment to the person and cause of Jesus.


  • He has developed his love for the Church and his religious Congregation/diocese


  • He is competent in the areas of biblical, theological and pastoral, socio-cultural and religious studies.


  • He has acquired competence and skills to be effective as a co-worker or a leader in any missionary and pastoral situation


  • He is a person who has been able to understand and sufficiently overcome his complexes and insecurities that he can live peaceably with all the promote whatever is good in them.


  • He can easily transcend the divisions based on class, caste, language , region and gender and can feel at home with all.


  • He is particularly sensitive to the suffering of the poor and the marginalized and the discriminated and is ever ready to use his skills and competence to alleviate the suffering.


  • He is open to cultures and religions other than his own and is competent to dialogue with them and is able to learn from them to deepen his faith-experience and enrich the quality of his life.


  • Besides the above, a Fransalian (MSFS) Priest has to be competent in Salesian Studies and form himself to live the spirit and spirituality of St. Francis de Sales in the mission.


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    The student community with an animator can opt for any of the following departments to concretely implement some projects which are immediately related to the formation programme. This is a learning process and is an extension of the academic activities at Tejas.

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    In order to promote contextual theology the Journal of Indian Theology was founded in 2008. This venture of Tejas involves much commitment from the staff and the students. There are 3 issues a year. .