Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines National Convention at the historic landmark Manila Hotel
References: Philippine Daily Inquirer > Online
Name of the Materials: Philippine Daily Inquirer
Date of Issue: September 15, 2009© All rights reserved
Page No.: 2 Pages
Publisher: Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines Author: President Msgr. Gerardo O. Santos, Ed.D
Writer: President Msgr. Gerardo O. Santos, Ed.D
On this year 2009, year of our Lord, we gather, remember, reflect, and celebrate as CBCP and CEAP, guided by the theme: Hold it in Trust – Leadership as Stewardship. We firmly believe in the outpouring of God’s abundant grace. May the Spirit of Discernment come upon us and stir our hearts and lead us to communal acts of stewardship for the transformation of our beloved country, and for the world. An opening Eucharistic celebration officiated by His Eminence, Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales, Archbishop of Manila, will usher in the National Convention, which will be keynoted by His Excellency, Most Rev. Edward Joseph Adams, D.D., Apostolic Nuncio in the Philippines. Among the events lined up for the convention are a panel discussion on the spirituality of stewardship, a forum with national leaders, concurrent workshop sessions, panel discussions, and product fairs and exhibits.
Other highlights of the convention resolutions were the following: (a) the desire to cooperate and actively participate in the development of the national language program of the Commonwealth; (b) the promotion of Catholic Action by the member-schools of the Association; and (c) the endorsement for the creation of a textbook commission for the Association. The Archbishop challenged the convention delegates not to forget that the fundamental objective of Catholic educators was to instill in the minds of the youth the knowledge of religion. At the same time Catholic educators...