Each Servant makes the 30-Day Silent Spiritual Exercises retreat once during formation and an annual 8-Day Silent Spiritual Exercises.
Month-long Poverty Pilgrimage
Each Servant takes a month-long poverty pilgrimage bringing along only one change of clothes and a bible. Servants have made poverty pilgrimages in Mexico, Italy, Spain, Canada and the California coast.
Holy Land Pilgrimage & Mission Trip
Each Servant makes a Pilgrimage and Mission Trip to the Holy Land, praying at the sites of Jesus’ life, and serving the poor of the Palestinian Catholic community in the West Bank.
Hospital Resident Chaplaincy
Servants spend four weeks ministering to the needs of the sick in a hospital. Servants have served at Santa Teresita Medical Center in California, supporting the Carmelite Sisters at their nursing home and working with North Kinangop Catholic Hospital in Kenya.
Manual Labor Internship
As part of formation, each Servant spends four weeks doing manual labor. Recent internships have involved supporting Life Teen Camps on their facilities, maintenance, landscaping, and janitorial staff and Serving the needs of the Lord’s Ranch apostolate in New Mexico, Texas and Mexico.
High School Teaching
Each Servant spends several years teaching at Bishop Machebeuf High School in Denver.
Spiritual Direction Training
Subsequent to his 30-day Spiritual Exercises, each Servant is mentored in providing spiritual direction and in leading the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola.
Third-World Missionary Immersion
Each Servant serves a full month as a missionary to a Third World country. Servants have been sent on third-world immersions to the impoverished communities of the Philippines, Mexico, India, Peru and Honduras.
St. John Vianney Seminary
Following prayer and discernment with his spiritual director and with the Superior, a Servant may apply for admission to St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver after he has become a professed member of the community.