[Blueboard] LST International Theological Symposium on March 10, 2016 with His Eminence Giuseppe Cardinal Versaldi, DD

Theology and Ministry Program [LS] theomin.soh at ateneo.edu
Thu Feb 11 15:46:12 PHT 2016

With joy, Loyola School of Theology announces the forthcoming visit of
Giuseppe Cardinal Versaldi DD, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic
Education, on March 10, 2016. At 9:00 am, he will deliver the keynote
address at LST's International Theological Symposium on *“Leading and
Serving Through Theology: 50 Years After Vatican II”* at the Henry Lee
Irwin Theater, Ateneo de Manila University.

The Congregation for Catholic Education – one of the nine major departments
in the Roman Curia – has two main sections. The first oversees the 1,358
Catholic universities (114 are run by the Jesuits) and institutes of higher
education in the world today, and houses of formation of religious and
secular institutes. The second does likewise for all Catholic schools and
educational institutes that are dependent on ecclesiastical authorities.

*10 March 2016, Thursday9:00 am to 4:30 pm*
*Venue: Henry Lee Irwin Theater*

*Keynote Address*

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His Eminence Giuseppe Cardinal Versaldi, D.D.

*Leading and Serving Through Theology: 50 Years After Vatican II*

Giuseppe Cardinal Versaldi was born on 30 July 1943 at Villarboit, Vercelli,
Italy. He was ordained a priest on 29 June 1967 and became coadjutor in the
local parish. In 1972 he was sent to Rome and obtained a degree in
psychology and then a doctorate in canon law from the Pontifical Gregorian
University. In 1976 he returned to Vercelli and was charged to set up a
diocesan family counseling center, of which he was director, and promoted
the family apostolate. Subsequently he became president of the
Piedmontese Federation
of Christian Counselors. In 1977 he became a parish priest of Larizzate, an
outlying district of Vercelli.

In 1980 he was invited to teach canon law and psychology at the Pontifical
Gregorian University, while retaining some of his activities in the
Archdiocese of Vercelli. He obtained the title of advocate at the Roman
Rota and then became a referendary in 1985 and a member of the Supreme
Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura in 2007, while also teaching
anthropology at the Studium of the Roman Rota.

On 4 April 2007 he was appointed Bishop of Alessandria and received
episcopal ordination on 26 May 2007. On 21 September 2011 he was named
President of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See and
elevated to the dignity of Archbishop. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI appointed
him Cardinal in the consistory of 18 February 2012 and was named Prefect of
the Congregation for Catholic Education on 31 March 2015 by Pope Francis.

*Major Addresses*

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His Eminence Orlando B. Cardinal Quevedo, O.M.I., D.D.
Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines

*Call to New Evangelization:*
*The Church in Asia in the Next 50 Years*

On January 12, 2014, Pope Francis named Archbishop Quevedo as one of 19 men
to be installed into the College of Cardinals in the consistory of February
22, 2014, with the titular church of Santa Maria “Regina Mundi” a Torre
Spaccata. He is the first cardinal from Mindanao, Philippines and the
second current Filipino cardinal-elector, along with Luis Antonio Cardinal
Tagle, Archbishop of Manila. He is former Secretary-General of the
Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences and former president of the
Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines.

*Testimonies of Christ's Faithful*

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Fr. Catalino G. Arevalo, S.J. (Priesthood)

Widely recognized as the Dean of Filipino Theologians, Fr. Catalino G.
Arévalo, SJ is Professor Emeritus of Loyola School of Theology. He is
beloved teacher and mentor to generations of students and seminarians of
San Jose Seminary and Loyola School of Theology. On August 16, 2009, the
Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences presented an Award of Recognition
to Fr. Arevalo for “several of his pivotal and perduring contributions to
assist the Asian Bishops, specifically: in serving as theological *peritus *to
the FABC from its beginnings in 1970 until 1995; in crafting the visionary
and programmatic final document of the First FABC Plenary Assembly in 1974,
Evangelization in Modern Day Asia; in convening and founding the FABC
Advisory Commission in 1985; in promoting indigenous Asian theology, for
which he is properly recognized as the ‘Father of Asian Theology’."

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Sr. Judette Gallares, R.C. (Consecrated Life)

Sr. Judette is the superior of the Religious of the Cenacle community in
Macau. She has worked for many years in formation both in her congregation
and also in inter-congregational religious formation programs in the
Philippines. At present she is professor of spirituality at the Institute
for Consecrated Life in Asia in Manila and is visiting professor of
spirituality and culture at the University of St. Joseph in Macau. She is
author of several books and articles on women in the Bible, spirituality
and formation.

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Nelson and Ma. Socorro Villafania (Lay, Family Life)

Nelson and Maria Socorro Villafania were among the more than 50 lay
individuals from different countries who participated in the Synod on the
Family held last October 4-25, 2015. Nelson is collaborator at the
Evangelion Foundation in Mandaluyong City; Maria Socorro is former lecturer
in theology at the Assumption College in Makati City and works with the
Salesian Sisters in the preparation of catechists.

Roselyn Taray rmtaray at gmail.com
Marylou Ordonez juday_ordonez at yahoo.com
426-6430 to 35, local 3609, 3603

Admission is free.

*11 March 2016, Friday*
*8:30 am to 12:30 pm*

*Cardinal Sin Center of LST*
*For LST Students and Invited Guests Only*
*Speakers from the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific*


Theology and Ministry Program <http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/soh/tmp>
School of Humanities, Loyola Schools
Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights,
1108 Quezon City
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Journal of Loyola School of Theology and the Theology and Ministry Program
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