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“Faith Formation for the Ministers and

Ministered in the Year of Faith and

Beyond”

Rationale of the National Conference of

Campus Ministers of CEAP

July 24 – 25, 2013 || De La Salle University


2013 is designated

as the Year of

Integral Faith

Formation by our

bishops. The “light

of faith” is our

primordial concern

as campus ministry

practitioners.


the support system

that prays together,

studies together,

discerns together,

decides together

and acts together

that Jesus and His

Church be served

and loved.


This is an important gathering

of educators involved in

Christian formation whose

responsibility is to help create

an atmosphere of “Jesus and

His Church” in the campus.

Yes, a climate of religious

fervor drawn from a

distinctively Catholic tradition.


Christian formation has one aim – “that

Christ be formed” (Gal. 4.19) Yes, Christ

who is priest, prophet and king-servant.

And every baptized Christian is an “alter

Christus, ipse Christus”.


Our priestly

life

corresponds to

our liturgical

and prayer life

(lex orandi).


Our prophetic

life

corresponds to

our doctrinal,

kerygmatic and

teaching life

(lex credendi).


Our kingly –

servant life

corresponds to

our moral and

social life (lex

Vivendi).


The tripod of Christian formation in a

Catholic school context National

Catechetical Directory for the Philippines

(2007) challenges us to be guided by three

principles:

‣ Integration

‣ Inculturation

‣ Community forming.


DIAGRAM OF CATHOLIC FAITH (NCDP 200)

Ideological Activism

(No prayer)

Orthodoxy

Orthopraxis

Scripture/Tradition

Human Experience

WORSHIP (Sacraments)

[Ritualism]


What are our targets in our two day

convention?

1.The new encyclical of Pope Francis,

“Lumen Fidei” and the Philippine

Catholic School Standards: a brief

exposé

2.Presentation and workshop on the draft

Manual for Christian Formation


What are our targets in our two day

convention?

3. Sharing of programs and services of

selected Campus ministry offices

4. Honing of skills and competencies of

campus ministry practitioners.


let us create an

atmosphere of prayer,

celebration and

community life during

these days.

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