Fr. Maria Arul attended the Heart of Mary School for formators organized by the General Prefecture of Formation. The course was held from the 3rd of April to the 22nd of June, 2018 in three different places in Spain. The course was conducted in Spanish and it had its beginning in Vic, then the participants had the experience of the life lived by the Barbastro Martyrs in Barbastro, and the final phase was in Colmenar Viejo.
The programme aimed to form the formators of the Congregation in accordance with the charismatic and formative foundations of the Claretian identity. The activities included visits to different places in connection with the life of Fr. Claret, study of Claretian sources (autobiography, constitutions and GPF), prayer, integrations, workshops on personal accompaniment, and a sharing of the experiences and cultural richness of the participants.