organizes regional reflection council for NCR-Rizal
La Salle University-Manila (DLSU-M) will host the first Regional
Reflection Council (RRC) meeting for the NCR-Rizal Region
on February 8 at the North Wing, Conservatory. The RRC gathering
is the first in a series of four meetings in preparation for
the Philippine Lasallian Family Convocation to be held in
Four Commissions were set up and the task of each commission
was delegated to one of the four regions. These are the Lasallian
Formation and Governance (NCR-Rizal), New Apostolates (Cavite-Laguna-Batangas),
Lasallian Relationships and Association (Visayas), and Current
DLSU-M Executive Vice President Dr. Carmelita Quebengco and
Brothers’ Community Director at DLSU-M Br. Mawell Pajarillo
are the Regional Coordinators for NCR-Rizal.
The first RRC for NCR-Rizal will feature talks, reflection
and a workshop. To give the background and framework for discussion,
Economics Professor Dr. Tereso Tullao, Vice President for
Academics and Research Brother Andrew Gonzalez, FSC, and Counselor
Education faculty Dr. Barbara Wong-Fernandez will talk about
the Philippine economy, education, and youth and family respectively.
Lasallian Partner Office Director Mike Gamo will report on
the status of the Synod MAP.
The delegates will divide into four groups, each composed
of representatives from the different sectors of the Lasallian
institutions from NCR-Rizal. They will contemplate four areas:
current apostolates, new apostolates, Lasallian family formation
and governance, and Lasallian relationships and association.
Each area will have guide questions based on the Lasallian
MAP as basis for discussion.
At the end of the workshop presentations, the secretariat
will work on the summary reports per area integrating the
feedback of the body during the workshop. The collated reports
will serve as inputs for the next RRC meeting.
The NCR-Rizal sector is composed of DLSU-Manila, DLSU-Professional
Schools, Inc., DLSU-College of St. Benilde, La Salle Green
Hills, DLS-Zobel, La Salle School-Antipolo, and the San Benildo