FAQ jpalomaresramos March 4, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions

The program runs for 10 months, from the middle of October to the middle of August each calendar year

Yes, the age range is from 18-30 years old.

Yes, after you are accepted into the program, we will walk you through how to obtain a VISA. Please make sure your passport is valid for 6 months after the Rejoice program.

Yes, there will be plenty of travelling and some missions may take you outside of the EU.

Select the ‘Apply’ tab and send us your application with the following:

  • Baptismal and Confirmation Certifications
  • A Letter of Motivation
  • A brief background description and current resume (CV)
  • A Letter of recommendation from one of the following: you pastor/parish priest, a local bishop or community leader.
  • Links to your social media
  • A copy of your passport
  • A profile photograph

Get in touch with us at info@rejoice.cyou We would love to get to know you.

Rejoice has a diversity of leaders and missionaries from all over the world. It is a bilingual program, so both English and German are spoken. If you have no prior German skills, do not worry as we facilitate an intensive German-course one month before the start of term.

Yes, the requirements are that you have a baptismal and confirmation certificate. If you do not have these certificates and are interested in becoming Catholic, please do not hesitate to speak with us.

You desire to develop your relationship with the Lord. You are ready to use your talents for mission. Your application has been successful.

You will reside in the Josefsburg, located in Altötting, Bavaria, Germany, with access to several facilities, common rooms, a recording studio, and a video studio. The accommodation offers single rooms with washbasins, with separate floors for men and women and communal showers and toilets on each floor.

The cost per month at Rejoice including accommodation, food, teachings, and missionary travel is 1,200 euros. Like the Rejoice students before you, you are encouraged to build a network of donors who will help you achieve this target. Finances will be discussed during the interview process, and support may be available in some cases.

Building a large group of donors makes it possible for the cost to be carried by many people. It is also a chance to connect with those in your circle and involve them in your missionary life.

Yes, you need health insurance that is valid in Germany and throughout the EU. It should cover all outpatient and inpatient treatment, including a trip to the dentist.

Students are given about two weeks’ holiday after both Christmas and Easter. Towards the end of the program, a week-long holiday together.

Duc in altum’, ‘out into the deep’… St Pope John Paul II reminded us of Jesus’ words to St Peter in relation to the New Evangelization. A formed missionary of Rejoice is sent out with the fire to share the Gospel, equipped with new skills and knowledge to be leaders in the Church, in their parishes, communities and dioceses. Most importantly, Rejoice students live with a profound sense of the need for prayer and a lifelong commitment to deepen their relationship with Christ who sustains them in the mission.