11th NCCRE Plenary and Parallel Sessions

11th National Conference

in Catechesis and Religious Education

Department of Theology and Religious Education, De la Salle University
Religious Educators Association of the Philippines (REAP)
Theme: Greening the Faith: Challenges to Religious Education”
June 23-24, 2023

The 11th National Conference in Catechesis and Religious Education will be held on June 23-24, 2023. It will be attended by participants from different schools, colleges, universities, parishes, and institutions. The program for the schedule of the plenary and parallel sessions is provided below.

DAY 1 – JUNE 23, 2023 Friday
Yuchengco 507-508
Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Teresa M. Camarines, DLSU Integrated School
Moderator: Mr. Rafael F. Fernando, DLSU
Zoom Moderator: Dr. Jose Eric M. Lacsa, DLSU

Time (Manila time)ActivityIn-Charge
7:40-8:00 AMPrivacy Notice and Conference Virtual and House rules Institutional Roll CallEmcee
 Philippine National Anthem 
8:00-8:05 AMOpening PrayerDr. Mariel A. Abante Sta. Teresa College, Batangas
8:05-8:20 AMOpening AddressBr. Bernard S. Oca, FSC DLSU President and Chancellor
8:20-8:30 AMIntroduction to the First Plenary SpeakerMr. Ronaldo R. Celestial DTRE Faculty
8:30-9:00 AMPLENARY SPEAKER 1Rev. Fr. Reynaldo Raluto, Ph.D. St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
9:00-9:30 AMOpen Forum Awarding of CertificateEmcee and Moderator
9:30-9:50 AMShort HEALTH BREAK/ CoffeeEmcee
9:50-9:55 AMIntroduction to the Chancellor, Archdiocese of ManilaMs. Joanne Marie Grace P. Pabalan DTRE Ph.D. candidate
9:55-10:05 AMGreetings from the Archdiocese of ManilaRev. Fr. Isidro T. Marinay Chancellor, Archdiocese of Manila
10:05-10:15 AMINTERMISSION NUMBERDe La Salle Innersoul
10:15-10:25 AMIntroduction to the Second Plenary SpeakerDr. Teresa M. Camarines
DLSU Integrated School
10:25-10:55 AMPLENARY SPEAKER 2Prof. Dr. Jeramie N. Molino St. Louis University
10:55-11:15 AMOPEN FORUM Awarding of CertificateEmcee and Moderator
11:15 AM -12:50 PMLUNCH BREAK 
12:50-12:55 PMAnnouncements/RemindersEmcee
12:55-1:00 PMIntroduction to the Third Plenary SpeakerDr. Rebecca G. Cacho DLSU, DTRE
1:00-1:30 PMPLENARY SPEAKER 3Prof. Dr. Stefan Altmeyer Johannes Guttenberg University, Mainz, Germany
1:30-2:00 PMOpen Forum Awarding of CertificateEmcee and Moderator
2:00-2:05 PMIntroduction to the Fourth Plenary SpeakerProf. Dr. Arvin D. Eballo UST, REAP President
2:05-2:35 PMPLENARY SPEAKER 4Prof. Dr. Jeane C. Peracullo DLSU, Chair, Department of Philosophy
2:35-3:05 PMOpen Forum Awarding of CertificateEmcee and Moderator
3:05-3:15 PMCoffee break 
3:15-3:30 PMPicture Taking (Henry Sy Ground)IMS photographer REAP Officer
END OF DAY 1

DAY 2 – JUNE 24, 2023 Saturday
(Full online)
Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Alvenio G. Mozol, Jr., DLSU 
Zoom Moderator: Dr. Jose Eric M. Lacsa, DLSU

Time (Manila time)ActivityIn-Charge
8:30-8:35 AMOpening PrayerMr. Nicko C. Fernandez
DLSU MA Student De La Salle Santiago Zobel School
8:35-8:40 AMHighlights of Day 1 InsightsMr. John Patrick C. Toledo
DLSU PhD Student Adamson University
8:40-8:50 AMAnnouncements and Instructions for the Parallel PanelsEmcee
8:50-10:30 PM
(1 hr. and 40 mins.)
MORNING PARALLEL PANELS
PANEL 1 Religious Education and the Environment
PANEL 2 Church and the Environmental Crises
PANEL 3 Religious Education Curriculum and the Environment
PANEL 4 Religious Education and EcoSpiritualities
Panel Moderators
Zoom Breakout Rooms
Room 1 – Mr. Mc Kyle Vilaz
Room 2 – Mr. Jonathan James Cañete
Room 3 – Mr. Renniel Jayson Jacinto Rosales
Room 4 – Br. Lemuel Asuncion
   
10:30-11:30 AMREAP ASSEMBLY  *Presentation of the next host for the 12th NCCREProf. Dr. Arvin D. Eballo UST, REAP President
   
11:30 AM -12:50 PMLUNCH BREAK 
Time (Manila time)ActivityIn-Charge
12:50-12:55 PMINTERMISSION NUMBERDe La Salle Innersoul
12:55-2:35 PM   (1 hr. and 40 mins.)AFTERNOON PARALLEL PANELS
PANEL 1 Gender, Culture, Ecology, and Religious Education
PANEL 2 Prospects for Religious Education Engagements in the Climate Emergency
PANEL 3 Concept and Practice of Care for Creation
PANEL 4 Laudato Si and Its Implications for Religious Education
Panel Moderators
Zoom Breakout Rooms
Room 1 – Br. Jose Ruben Garcia
Room 2 – Mr. Patrick Toledo
Room 3 – Mr. Nicko Fernandez
Room 4 – Ms. Ofelia Iona
   
2:35-4:00 PMBack to Plenary  Liturgy – Holy Eucharist (online)  Fr. Francis Xavier R. Salcedo
DLSU / Priest Celebrant
DTRE Faculty
4:00-4:30 PM  Announcements and    Awarding of Certificates to DelegatesEmcee
4:30-4:40 PMOnline Evaluation – For Day 1 and Day 2Ms. Rosemarie V. Bautista and Atty. Katherine Pia M. Cabatbat
DTRE Faculty
4:40-4:50 PMClosing RemarksDr. Lysander P. Rivera
DLSU, DTRE Chair
4:50-5:00 PMVirtual Picture Taking (via Zoom) REAP Officer
END OF CONFERENCEThank you for gracing this event with your presence. See you at the 12th NCCRE!Live Jesus in our hearts, forever.

Parallel Paper Presentations

  MORNING – JUNE 24, 2023 | Saturday | 8:50-10:30 AM  
Parallel Session 1: Religious Education and the Environment

Religious Education and the Environment: Exploring the Role of Religious Education in Fostering Environmental Awareness and Sustainability among the Catholic Students in Cebu City, Philippines
Presenter: Dr. Peb H. Villacrucis

Marist Stewardship: Religious Education and Responding to the Voice of Creation
Presenter: Mr. Jezreel Mark Raymundo

Being Lasallian: Faithfulness to the Original Design of God
Presenter: Ms. Ruth Hilario  
Parallel Session 2: Church and the Environmental Crises

The Church as a Sacramental Community in the Anthropocene: Perspectives from the Social Encyclicals
Presenter: Mr. Jose Ruben A. Garcia

On the Attitude of Ubos-Biyaya: A Correlational Elucidation on the Negative Effects of Capitalism and the Church’s Response
Presenter: Mr. Jonathan James O. Canete

Care for the Environment in the Era of Disinformation: Exploring Strategies and Lessons from Fratelli Tutti
Presenter: Mr. James B. Laxa
 Parallel Session 3: Religious Education Curriculum and the Environment

Religious Education in a General Education Communication Curriculum at a Secular University in the Philippines
Presenter: Mr. Eric Joyce DC. Grande
 
Ecological Education: An Approach of an Aeta Community School
Presenter: Mr. Nicko C. Fernandez

Climate-Sensitive Religious Education Curriculum in the Unified Schools of the Archdiocese of Lipa (USAL)
Presenter: Mr. Renniel Jayson Jacinto Rosales
Parallel Session 4: Religious Education and Eco-Spiritualities 
The Appreciation of Religious Education and Eco-spirituality among La Salle University Undergraduate Students
Presenter: Mr. Lemuel A. Asuncion
 
Earth Rights in Religious Education: An Emerging Eco-Missiological Mandate
Presenters: Mr. Joenel Buencibello and Mr. Paulo Antonio L. Aton
 
(Re)Discovering the Sacredness of Mount Pulag: A Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Eco-Spiritual Grounding
Presenter: Dr. Rico C. Jacoba
 
Salat, Sapat, Sobra: Wika at Kulturang Pilipino bilang Batis ng Pagdadalumat tungo sa Isang Pilipinong Teolohiya ng Pangangalagang Pangkalikasan
Presenter: Mr. Mark Joseph P. Santos
AFTERNOON – JUNE 24, 2023 | Saturday | 12:55-2:35 PM
Parallel Session 1: Gender, Culture, Ecology, and Religious Education

Women Educators in Paracelis, Mt. Province as Managers of Indigenous Knowledge on Care for Creation
Presenter: Mr. Eric Joyce DC. Grande
 
Ikaw at Eco
Presenter: Mr. Romnick I. David

Lumugar Ka, May Paglalagyan Ka: Interrogating a Sense of Place amid Environmental Displacement
Presenter: Mr. Ronel P. dela Cruz
Parallel Session 2: Prospects for Religious Education Engagements in the Climate Emergency

Pentecostals, Civic Education, and Eco-Integrated Farming: The Case of Four Eco-Farming Institutions in Northern Luzon, Philippines
Presenter: Dr. Joel Agpalo Tejedo
 
Ekyumenikal na Pagkilos ng mga Taong Simbahan at Saysay ng Basic Ecclesial Community
Laban sa Bataan Powerplant noong panahon ng Diktaduryang Marcos (1972-1986)
Presenter: Mr. John Kurt R. Tañada
 
#NoToKaliwaDam: The Church in Solidarity with the Dumagat-Remontados
Presenter: Mr. Jed Martin Z. Tingson
Co-author: Dr. Agnes M. Brazal
 
Common Good vs Exclusive Progress: The Cry of Kaliwa and its Impending Destruction
Presenter: Mr. Joseph Albert Reyes
Parallel Session 3: Concept and Practice of Care for Creation

Concept and Practice of Care for Creation
Presenter: Fr. Charles Moises Barrientos, OP
 
Reviewing Environmental Stewardship as ‘Pamagmasabal’ in Kapampangan: Analyzing the Need for Cultural Context
Presenter: Mr. Bonnadelbert A. Antonio
Co-author: Dr. Rito V. Baring
 
Pamagmasabal: Environmental Stewardship Framework for Pampanga Presenter: Mr. Bonnadelbert A. Antonio
 
Decolonizing Christian Environmentalism
Presenter: Mr. Andylyn M. Simeon
Parallel Session 4: Laudato Si and its Implications for Religious Education

Developing a Culture of Care: Ecological Education According to Laudato Si
Presenter: Ms. Patricia Joy Mobilla
 
Laudato Si’s ‘Contemplative Act’ and McGilchristian Neuroscience
Presenter: Mr. Alvenio G. Mozol, Jr.
 
The Catholic Church’s Responses to the Cry of the Poor amid the Environmental Crisis in the Light of Laudato Si
Presenter: Sr. Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang
 
God is Green: Exploring the Biblical Basis for Environmental Protection
Presenter: Dr. Jose Eric M. Lacsa

ANNOUNCEMENT!

You are invited to the 12th National Conference on Catechesis and Religious Education (NCCRE)
Theme: Research in Religious Education and Theology: Issues, Trends, and Developments
June 21 to 22, 2024
University of Saint La Salle, Bacolod, Negros Occidental

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