2013 CEAP National Convention Program
(As of April 21, 2013)
September 25-27, 2013
Venue: Waterfront Hotel (Lahug), Cebu City
Theme: "Set Forth in Faith with New Ardor and New Expressions for the Youth"
  1. To provide an avenue for CEAP member-schools to share their best practices in:
    1. Integrating the concepts and principles of Justice and Peace Education in all aspects of school life (e.g., curricular and extra-curricular programs, school administration and operations); and
    2. Implementing programs and advocacies on justice and peace and related concerns such as poverty reduction, engaged citizenship, gender equality, environmental sustainability, interfaith/cultural solidarity, and good governance.
  2. To determine effective ways by which CEAP and member-schools can critically engage government, business, media, the religious sector and other civil society groups in our common pursuit of building a culture of peace in the Philippine society; and
  3. To celebrate 70 years of CEAP as the biggest educational association in the country committed to advance and promote the teaching function of the Catholic Church.
DAY 0 – September 24, 2013 (Tuesday)
12:00 – 5:00 PM Soft Opening of Exhibits
Registration and Distribution of Kits
3:00  –  7:00 PM General Membership Meeting of School Heads/Superintendents
Election of Trustees-at-Large
Dinner of School Heads/Superintendents
Day 1 –September 25, 2013 (Wednesday)
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration and Distribution of Kits
11:00 AM  - 1:00 PM Lunch of Registered Delegates
Press Conference of the National Board of Trustees

Opening Program

2:00 – 3: 30 PM

Opening Eucharistic Celebration

Most Rev. Jose S. Palma, D.D.
(Archbishop of  Cebu and CBCP President)*** to be confirmed      

3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM

Opening Ceremonies
Entrance of Colors
National Anthem
Welcome/Opening Remarks     

Fr. Gregorio L. Bañaga, Jr., CM
President, CEAP(c/o Regional Trustees)

Presentation of CEAP Delegates by Regions (c/o Regional Trustees)
Overview of the 2013 CEAP Convention Program

5:00 PM Input: Preliminary Results of the National Filipino Catholic Youth Survey (NFCYS) 2013 by the NFCYS Research Team
Panel Discussion
Singing of the CEAP Hymn
6:15 PM Vespers              
6:30 PM Dinner
Day 2 –September 26, 2013 (Thursday)
8:00AM -12:00 PM Late Registration
8:00 AM               Eucharistic Celebrations at the respective concurrent session rooms  
9:00  – 11:00 AM Cluster I:  Concurrent Sessions on Influences in Youth Formation
(AM Snacks to be served during the session)
11:00 – 11:15AM Break  (to transfer to the next session)
11: 15 AM – 1:15 PM Cluster II:  Concurrent Sessions on Recent Trends, Issues and Concerns Affecting Private Education and School Administration and Operations
1:15  – 2:15 PM  Lunch
2:15  – 4:15 PM Cluster III: Concurrent Sessions on Youth Engagement
(PM Snacks to be served during the session)
Singing of the CEAP Hymnat the end of Cluster III
4:15 PM
Retirement Commission Assembly  
(open to non-Retirement Plan members)
7:00PM Organizational Meeting of the CEAP National Board of Trustees
Day 3 – September 27, 2013 (Friday)
7:30 AM Morning Praise
Opening Number
8:00 AM

Message from the Chair of the CBCP-Episcopal Commission on the Youth

Most. Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, D.D. (Bishop of Legazpi) *** to be confirmed

Keynote Message: “Set Forth in Faith”

Most. Rev. Luis Antonio Cardinal G. Tagle, D.D. (Archbishop of Manila)

Adoption of Resolutions
Synthesis of the National Convention and Announcement of Newly-Elected Officers of the CEAP National Board

Ms. Rhodora Angela F. Ferrer
Executive Director, CEAP

Awarding of Outgoing Board Members
Oathtaking of Newly-Elected Officers of the CEAP National Board
Awarding of Jubilarians and Recognition of the New CEAP Member-Schools

Fr. Rufo Ramil H. Cruz
Membership and Awards Committee Chair

Singing of the CEAP Hymn

11:00 AM

Closing Eucharistic Celebration
Main Presider:

Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, D.D.
(Chair, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education; Archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan)
*** to be confirmed

(Message of Thanks– Fr. Gregorio L. Bañaga, Jr., CM after the Prayer after Communion)

12:30 PM Lunch
Sponsors’ raffle of major prizes
Product Fair and Exhibits
Press Conference
2:30 PM Organized Field Trips
Media Center
  • Schedule
  • Public Interest
  • Workshop
  • Register to Concurrent Session
  • Elections
  • Election Rules
  • Nomination Form
  • Proxy Form