2018 CEAP National Convention Programme
(as of March 20, 2018)
October 2-5, 2018
Venue: SMX Manila
Theme: "SANCTIFICATIO: from Brokenness to Blessedness"
DAY 0 – October 2, 2018 (Tuesday)
12:00 – 5:00 PM

Soft Opening of Exhibits

Registration and Distribution of Kits


General Membership Meeting of School Heads/Superintendents

Election of Trustee/s-at-Large

4:45 Launching of the JEEPGY Manual
5:00 Discussion – Forum: Renewed Servant Leadership
7:00 Dinner of School Heads/Superintendents
Day 1 – October 3, 2018 (Wednesday)
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration and Distribution of Kits

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Blessing of Exhibits (to be led by: Msgr. Manuel S. Bravo, Region 1 Trustee)

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Press Conference of the National Board of Trustees

Opening Program
1:00 - 2:30 PM

Opening Eucharistic Celebration

Main Presider: Archbishop Gabriele Giodranco Caccia**
Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines

2:30 PM


3:00 PM

Opening Ceremonies

Entrance of Colors
National Anthem

Welcome/Opening Remarks

Fr. Joel E. Tabora, SJ
President, CEAP

Presentation of CEAP Delegates by Regions

Overview of the 2017 CEAP Convention Program

Fr. Elmer G. Dizon
Vice - President, CEAP

Keynote Address

Most Rev. Pablo Virgilio S. David, D.D.
Bishop of Caloocan

5:30 PM

Conferment of the Pro Deo et Patria Award

Kapatirang Kamagong Update – Br. Dennis M. Magbanua, FSC, CEAP Treasurer

Singing of the CEAP Hymn

6:30 PM


End of Day 1

Day 2 – October 4, 2018 (Thursday)
8:00AM - 12:00 PM

Late Registration

8:00 AM

Simultaneous Eucharistic Celebrations
at the respective concurrent session rooms

Subtrack Presider
1. Basic Education Faculty Fr. Nolan A. Que (NCR Trustee)
2. Basic Education Administration Fr. Gilbert B. Sales, CICM (CAR Trustee)
3. Non-Teaching Personnel Fr. Renillo H. Sta. Ana, CICM (Region 2 Trustee)
4. Higher Education Fr. Ernesto M. Arceo, OP (Region 5 Trustee)
9:00 AM


Concurrent Sessions

Subtrack / (no. of participants) Venue Session 1
9:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Lunch at 11:15 -12:15 AM
Session 2
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
* in TALK SHOW format
Session 3
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
PM snacks at 3:30 PM
1. Basic Education Faculty
(1,200 pax)
Venue: SMX Function Rm 5
Teachers as Sanctifiers & Agents of Wholeness Nurturing Priestly and Religious Vocations in Catholic Schools Navigating the Landscapes of Change and Transition in Senior High School
2. Basic Education Administration
(1100 pax)
Venue: SMX Function Rm 4
Collaborative Dynamics between the Lay and the Religious The Religious Dimension of Education in a Catholic School: Engaging other Faith Traditions and those in the Margins Issue in Focus: Child Protection in Schools
3. Non-Teaching Personnel
(550 pax)
Venue: SMX Function Rm 3
Issue in Focus: Child Protection in Schools Family as Seedbed for Vocations / Families in Challenging Situations From Pusher to Priest: A Testimony on Drug Addiction and Reform
4. Higher Education
(550 pax)
Venue:SMX Function Rm 2
Leadership as Harmonizing Charisms Finding God in the “Marketplace” Innovation in Higher Education
5:00 - 6:30 PM Special Session: Media as Locus for Sanctification
7:00 PM

Organizational Meeting of the CEAP National Board of Trustees

End of Day 2

Day 3 – October 5, 2018 (Friday)
7:30 AM

Morning Praise

Opening Number

8:00 AM

From Brokenness to Blessedness: Students’ Perspectives

8:30 AM Conferment of the Catholic School Heroes Award
9:15 AM

Synthesis of the National Convention

Jose Allan I. Arellano
Executive Director, CEAP

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Awarding of Jubilarians and Recognition of the New CEAP Member-Schools

Sr. Marissa R. Viri, RVM
Membership and Awards Committee Chair

10:30 AM

Announcement of Newly-Elected Officers of the CEAP National Board

Awarding of Outgoing CEAP Board Members

Jose Allan I. Arellano
Executive Director, CEAP

Singing of the CEAP Hymn

11:00 AM

Closing Eucharistic Celebration

Main Presider:
Most Rev. Marlo M. Peralta, D.D.*

Vice-Chairperson, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education

***After the Prayer after Communion

Message of Thanks – Fr. Tabora

Oathtaking of Newly-Elected Officers of the CEAP National Board

12:30 PM

Lunch (with raffle)

End of the 2018 National Convention

Other Features

  • Consecration rooms (prayer room)
  • Vocation Exhibit
Media Center
  • Schedule
  • Public Interest
  • Workshop
  • Register to Concurrent Session
  • Elections
  • Election Rules
  • Nomination Form
  • Proxy Form