September 2, 2019
For the third time in a row, Holy Angel University hosted the The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) Region III Annual Regional Assembly held on August 8 to 9, 2019 at the HAU campus. This year's theme is "Missio: YES, YOUth CAN!". CEAP is the national association of Catholic Educational Institutions in the Philippines founded in 1941.
The first day started with a traditional opening mass at HAU Chapel, led by Most Rev. Bartolome Santos, Jr., D.D., followed by a short Welcome Address by the University President Dr. Luis Maria Calingo, and an Overview of the 2019 Regional Assembly Program and presentation of the regional delegates by Fr. Ernie Raymundo.
Most Rev. Bartolome Santos, Jr., D.D. also talked about “Missio: YES, YOUth CAN!” and reflections and implications of Christus Visit for Catholic Education, while Mr. Allan Arellano, CEAP Executive Director gave a justification on their President’s Report for the period October 2019 to July 2019. After that was the Treasurer’s Report by CEAP Treasurer Ms. Belinda Musni. Lastly, Dr. Dennis Price U. Germano, an adjunct professor at St. Paul University Manila talked about “Research-based decision making skills for successful instructional & school leadership”.
The day two also started with a Mass and recap afterwards of what happened on day one with Mr. Narcy Ador Dioniso. Breakout sessions and talks were organized for three groups: For teachers and academic coordinators, a talk on “Classrooms as sacred places for the youth empowerment” was facilitated by speakers Madonna Navvaor and Gina Malonzo; for the presidents, directors, principals, treasurers, finance officers, and admin officers, “Innovative Learning Spaces” with speaker Sr. Felicitas Bernardo, SPC and “Huwag kang Magnakaw” with Fr. Nonong G. Fajardo, CM; and for the non-teaching personnel, prefects of discipline, campus ministers and ICT personnel, “Youth and Media” which was led by Fr. Raymond Cruz, and “Accompaniment of Young People Today: Mission,Ministry and Mentoring in Catholic Schools” with speaker Rev. Fr. Jorge Santiago Jr.
The event ended with a synthesis of all the talks and discussions, awarding of certificates, closing remarks, and a final prayer blessing with Fr. Andy Lumasac.