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#MindaNow Congress Synthesis (Fr. Johnny C. Go, SJ)

Towards the end of JBEC’s #MindaNow Congress, Fr. Johnny Go, SJ offered one way of synthesizing the different themes that emerged from the inputs and the discussions. He named three big ideas: Diversity + Conflict + Bullying–three issues that Ignatian … Continue reading

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Keynote 4: Quo vadis, JBEC? (Fr. Provincial Jose Magadia, SJ)

On Day 2 of JBEC’s #MindaNow Congress, Fr. Provincial addressed the delegates to report on the Province as well as to offer suggestions on directions for the Jesuit primary and secondary schools apostolate.

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Keynote 2: What’s Wrong with the Picture? (Righting Mindanao’s History) by Fr. Albert Alejo, SJ

Fr. Albert Alejo, SJ delivered the second day’s first keynote entitled “What’s Wrong with the Picture? Righting Mindanao’s History.” In his provocative presentation, Fr. Alejo bewailed the flagrant factual errors common in our textbooks, leading to unfair stereotypes and labels. … Continue reading

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Pag-alingasa/Pag-aalumpihit (A poem by Beting Inangcob-Colmo)

Ms. Beatriz Inangcob-Colmo was one of the resource speakers at the Jesuit Basic Education Congress in the panel discussion called “Mindanao Voices: Feelings and Wish Lists.” Herself an indigenous woman, Beting, as she is called, spoke on behalf of the … Continue reading

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Mindanao as Jesuit Frontier: Lessons from History (Keynote Address #1)

Here are the presentation slides of Fr. Antonio de Castro SJ’s Keynote Address at the 2nd Jesuit Basic Education Congress with the theme, “#MindaNow: Re-Imagining the Filipino Soul and Story.” The keynote address is called “Mindanao as Jesuit Frontier: Lessons … Continue reading

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