Faculty speaks for women and indigenous cultures
Natividad Pagadut of the Religious Education Department (was
one of four main speakers during the 14th National Convention
of the Episcopal Commission on Biblical Apostolate (ECBA)
held at Numancia, Aklan from February 19 to 23. Representing
women and indigenous cultures, she spoke on the theme of the
convention “The Word of God: A Blessing for All Nations.”
Bishop Arturo Bastes, Chair of the ECBA, invited Pagadut to
the convention, in her capacity as consultor of the ECBA and
member of the Catholic Bible Association of the Philippines.
The other speakers were Father Adonis Aquino of the Seminario
Mayor de San Carlos, Monsignor Gaspar Balerite of Catarman,
Samar, and Bishop Angelito Lampon of Jolo.
On the other hand, Religious Education faculty Dr. Carol Fallarme
and Sister Corazon Manalo, DC, and Mrs. Presentacion Gabriel
of the President’s Office attended and facilitated in the
Association of Catholic Universities of the Philippines, Inc.
(ACUP) Forum in St. Louis University, Baguio City, on February
The theme of the forum is “ACUP and its Role in the Advancement
of Higher Learning in the New Millennium.” There were 23 universities
that participated and represented by their presidents, vice
presidents, and heads of the theology and religious education.
New Lasallian spirituality facilitators
Fourteen faculty members participated in the Lasallian Spirituality
Facilitators’ Training Workshop held on February 23 to 25
at the International Center of DLS-CSB. Voltaire “Kuya Voc”
Mistades, coordinator of the Lasallian Formation Ministry,
conducted the workshop.
The participants will help the Lasallian Pastoral Office in
delivering the “Saliksik” (first year recollection) and “The
Lasallian Experience” (for graduating students). For the College
of Business and Economics, the participants are Celia Estacio,
Victoria Baarde, Jose Antonio Magtibay, Edralin Lim, Donald
Yee, and Rene Hapitan; Anne Dulay, Elaine Ilagan, Efren dela
Cruz, Antonio Gonzalez, and Danilo Terante for the College
of Engineering; Lester Cavestany for the College of Science;
Paul Meim for College of Computer Studies; and Ruben Marasigan
for the Student Personnel Services.