She has a degree in Psychology from Xavier University. Jayjay has previously worked with Kasanag Daughters Foundation as a counselor and with SM Supermarket. She has been a volunteer for many years at the Archdiocesan Youth Apostolate based at the Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Camaman-an. Jayjay has served in leadership positions in various youth organizations, including the Canossian Youth Volunteers Program and the Dehonian Youth. Jayjay was a participant in the World Youth Day in Germany.
Jayjay learned about the Columban Lay Missionaries through her involvement in youth activities and vocation campaigns in the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro.
Jayjay is 28 years old.
Ger is the second in a family of four. Her mom and two siblings live in Balintawak. Their eldest has migrated to Australia. Her father died in 1987.
Ger is an architect by profession. She finished her bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of the Philippines and her Master of Architecture in Human Settlements from the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven in Belgium.
Ger has worked mostly with non-government organizations (NGOs) including ALTERPLAN (Alternative Planning Initiatives, Inc.), HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, and with TAO-Pilipinas.
Ger is 40 years old. She is from Balintawak, Quezon City.
Rose has served as religion teacher and catechist at CFAM and as Diocesan Coordinator of the Catechetical Ministry of the Diocese of Calbayog. Her most recent job was as a Catechist and Parish Worker of the St. Augustine Catechetical Ministry, St. Augustine Cathedral Parish in Iba, Zambales.
She learned about the Columban Lay Missionaries through John Arga, a former Columban student. John was at that time doing some mission awareness work, promoting the new Mission Awareness CDs.
Rose is 28 years old.