Most frequently asked questions

What are the qualities of a good psychologist for these evaluations?

A well qualified psychologist should demonstrate the following:

  • Be licensed with appropriate clinical/ professional experience in evaluations
  • Have knowledge of Catholic tradition & Church structure
  • Be familiar with Catholic anthropology and the character of the human person created in the image of God
  • Be familiar with the inclusion/exclusion criteria for seminary formation
  • Have cultural sensitivity
  • Have a respect for Catholic priesthood and an understanding of the importance of chastity & celibacy