JPICC GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2013
JPICC General Assembly
The Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation Commission (JPICC) is a mission partner of the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines. The Commission derives its mandate from the AMRSP. In coordination with other Mission Partners, it carries out activities within the framework of the AMRSP Vision/Mission Statement, Policies and Guidelines.
NEW PARTNERSHIP: OUR LADY OF MERCY PARISH
The SPCC- QC staff headed by Sr. Eloisa Holdiem, SDS made a preliminary consultation with Fr. Antonio Labiao, the parish priest of Shrine of Our Lady of Mercy for the establishment of a formal partnership between them on the parish-based child protection program. The Parish Pastoral Council gave it a nod during a meeting on June 18, 2013 paving the way for the formation of Pastoral Care for Women and Children volunteers in the community. Series of seminars have been started to enable volunteers acquire knowledge about their roles as Child Rights Advocates. Sr. Ma. Cristina Tallud, SDS has been assigned as the Parish Monitoring Officer.
4th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF CRAs
The 4th National Congress of CRAs was held at the Betania Retreat House in Lahug, Cebu City from October 22-24, 2012. It was a very successful annual event and well-attended by the delegates and guests from Metro Manila and other regions, especially Cebu.
For those who missed this event, you can still make it happen as if you were there in the company of SPCC family and friends as you look into these photos...and for those who were present, relive the experiences thru precious photographs!
SPCC Celebrates 11th Foundation Day
The Salvatorian Pastoral Care for Children or SPCC was founded on August 15, 2001. It is the main apostolate of the Salvatorian Sisters in the Philippines as mandated thru the mission priorities of the international Congregation: to protect the welfare of women and children.
The 11th anniversary of its foundation was held on September 8, 2012 at the Palace of the Rock, St. Peter Parish along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. The anniversary coincided with the Birthday of the Blessed Mother, Mary. SPCC is under the maternal protection of the Blessed Mother.
The theme was: Celebrating God's Providence on SPCC's 11th Anniversary. The highlight of the event was the Eucharistic Celebration at almost 3:00 in the afternoon led by the Most Rev. Bishop Antonio Tobias, DD assisted by Salvatorian Fathers led by their superior, Fr. Christopher Kowalczyk, SDS and others including a CICM priest. It was a moment of gratitude and remembrance. God has blessed the SPCC project and its beneficiaries very generously.
The Philippine Region would like to thank the donors and volunteers, friends of SPCC! Mabuhay, SPCC!
The 3rd National Congress for CRAs
3rd National Congress of Child Rights Advocates
Good Shepherd Spirituality Center, Antipolo City, October 17-19, 2011
"CRA: Bridge Towards Creating Child-friendly Christian Communities"
The National Congress of Child Rights Advocates has been a tradition of the Salvatorian Pastoral Care for Children. The first one was held on May 10-11, 2009 at the Lay Formation Center of San Carlos Seminary in Guadalupe, Makati City. The second was held on Oct. 26-28, 2010 at One Tagaytay Place Hotel in Tagaytay City. This is is the third time in a row that Child Rights Advocates in Quezon City and Cebu had the opportunity to meet each other and share experiences in the mission to uphold and protect the rights of women and children particularly those who are abused, neglected and exploited.