|Sunny (L) and Anna (R) with a fellow Columban LM during the CLM International Conference in Korea.|
Ana Belma Flores returned to Manila also after a four months home holiday in her native Peru. Shortly after her arrival, she signed a three-year contract as a long term Lay Missionary. Ana worked in Mindanao during her first six years in the Philippines. She is currently taking English refresher course in Quezon City.
|Columban Family in Peru says goodbye to Ana (back, 2nd from R) as she returns to the |
Philippines for another three years
Arlenne Villahermosa is the new CLM coordinator. Arlenne served in Korea for four years (2002-2006), Philippines as CLM Coordinator for two years (2006-2008), Myanmar for four years (2008-2012) then came back to the Philippines in 2012 for health reasons. We are happy that she has fully recuperated and we wish her well as she, for the second time, takes on the role of CLM-Philippines Coordinator. Arlenne is also involved in facilitating the Awakening the Dreamer workshop, inspiring and educating participants for responsible living and caring for the earth.
|February 2014, Arlenne visits her former Parish in Myanmar.|
Aurora Luceño continues to work with the CLM Vocations Ministry in Mindanao. She is preparing to defend her thesis in order to complete her Masteral studies at the EAPI (East Asian Pastoral Institute). She represented CLM-Philippines in the recent CLM International Conference held in Seoul, South Korea.
|Aurora Luceño (R) with fellow lay missionaries|
|August 2014, John visits typhoon-devastated areas in Tacloban|
Nani Mounga continues to work with Malate Parish and involved in its different programs such as BEC, with the youth, street children, clinic etc. She is also taking lessons in photography under the guidance of Mr. Mel Bacani and the whole Malate Production team to hone her skills in shooting pictures. Her midterm evaluation is coming up soon.
|Nani Mounga (L) with the youth of Malate Parish during a tree-planting activity|
Michael Javier, Lorna Cañete, and Gilda Comayas (PH22) are finishing off with their one semester of formal studies in philosophy, social issues, gender issues, and inter-religious dialogue at the Institute of Formation and Religious Studies. They will start with Clinical Pastoral Education on September 29, 2014 at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute with Sr. Marie Therese Yusay, SPC as their supervisor.
|PH22 (Michael, Lorna and Gilda) with Fr. Sim Sunpayco|
RP19, composed of Reina (Reins) Mosqueda, Sherryl Lou (She) Capili and Joan (Jo) Yap completed their first term in Taiwan and returned to Manila in June 2014. They have expressed their desire to renew their commitment for another three years.
|September 2014, CLM House - Quezon City, Reins, Joan and She|