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ICFSI Partners with LOJ in a Series of Formation Seminars for the Youth and Their Parents

The Institute for Christian Formation and Social Integration (ICFSI), in cooperation with the Light of Jesus Ministries (LOJ), designed a psycho-spiritual formation program for the youth and parents, which will run throughout the school year. The first half of this series of seminars was held in the months of July, August, and September, 2014. LOJ provided the resource speakers for the sessions while ICFSI invited participants and took care of the logistics.

Entitled “Younique”, the first talk delivered by Bro. Obet Cabrillas at the Chapel of the Holy Guardian Angel on July 23 was about the youth’s identity. His audience comprised of around 900 high school and college students. On July 26, a set of speakers from “The Feast” Manila and Angeles City chapters shared their personal testimonies on hope and bravery amidst challenges on family, health and youth life in a talk dubbed as “Choose to Be Brave” which was held at the Academic Hall. Another talk, characterized by worship, prayer, songs, and sharings, was given by Bene Sanchez, son of Kerygma Editor, Bro. Bo Sanchez on August 6, also at the Academic Hall. The session which was entitled “Party Praise” was attended by 300 freshmen college students from Christian Living Education classes. The attendees for the third session were another set of college and high school students numbering around 4,000 in five (5) batches. The resource speaker Dr. Ryan Capitulo, an OB-Gyne and member of “The Feast” Manila chapter delivered his talk on “Teenage Sexuality and Chastity” at the University Chapel and at the University Theater on September 6, and 24. Lastly, on August 23, around 800 parents, students, and non-teaching personnel, combined, were given a talk on grace-filled relationships dubbed as “Full Tank” by Bro. Arun Gogna, a Kerygma Preacher and inspirational book author.

Date Posted: 10-13-2014