St. Camillus Nivas

St. Camillus Nivas: A Camillian Seminary for Candidates from Northeast India

St. Camillus Nivas is a seminary run by the Order of the Ministers of the Infirm ( Camillians) specifically catering to candidates from the northeastern region of India. Located in a serene and conducive environment, St. Camillus Nivas serves as a center for the initial formation of individuals who aspire to become members of the Camillian Order.

The primary purpose of St. Camillus Nivas is to provide a comprehensive and holistic formation program to prepare candidates for their future mission of healthcare ministry and the care of the sick. The seminary aims to cultivate the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical growth of these individuals, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to serve God’s people with compassion, excellence, and professionalism.

At St. Camillus Nivas, the candidates undergo a rigorous and structured formation program that includes spiritual formation, pastoral experiences, and practical training in healthcare settings. Additionally, spiritual formation plays a vital role at St. Camillus Nivas, with candidates being encouraged to deepen their personal relationship with God through prayer, meditation, reflection, and participation in daily Mass and the sacraments. They are guided by experienced spiritual directors who help them discern their vocation and develop a strong foundation of faith.

Practical training is also a significant component of the formation program at St. Camillus Nivas. Candidates have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, and hospices, under the guidance of experienced Camillian healthcare professionals. This practical exposure helps them develop the necessary skills, empathy, and sensitivity required to serve the sick and suffering.

St. Camillus Nivas creates a supportive and nurturing community environment where candidates from the northeast of India can find companionship, mutual support, and encouragement on their vocational journey. They are mentored by qualified and experienced formators who help them navigate the challenges and joys of their formation process.

St. Camillus: Saint of the Red Cross

St. Camillus: Saint of the Red Cross I

23rd December 2016

story of St. Camillus I read more

St.Camillus: A Humble Brother II

24th December 2016

Camillus returned to the monastery read more

St.Camillus: The Priest III

25th December 2016

Reassured by the miracle of the Crucifix read more

St.Camillus: Advocate of the Poor IV

26th December 2016

The Red Cross of the Ministers read more

Heart of St.Camillus V

27th December 2016

He lived the last six months read more

Camillian Thoughts

  • Poor & Sick: St.Camillus Thoughts

    “The poor and the sick are the heart of God. In serving them, we serve Jesus the Christ.” St. Camillus De Lellis read more

  • Serving: St.Camillus Thoughts

    The sick we are serving will one day cause us to see the face of God. St. Camillus De Lellis read more

  • Sick

    Sick are our Lords and Masters. Hospitals are the mystical vineyard of the Lord. St.Camillus de Lellis read more

  • Heaven

    Think well. Speak well. Do well. These three things, through the mercy of God, will make a man go to Heaven. St. Camillus de Lellis read more

  • Commitment: St.Camillus Thoughts

    Commitment is doing what you said you would do, after the feeling you said it in has passed. Saint Camillus De Lellis read more

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