UNO-R to Co-Sponsor Gospel Symposium

The University will co-sponsor a symposium with the Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines on March 6 to 7, 2009 at the University Auditorium.  The symposium is tagged “I am not ashamed of the Gospel!  St. Paul for Today”

Day 1 of the two-day symposium is intended for the students.  Topics included for the first day are “Who is St. Paul?”; “Leading a Community according to St. Paul”; and Is St. Paul a Woman-Hater?”. 

On the other hand, Day 2 is for the faculty, church collaborators, religious communities, and diocesan priests.  An opening program will be held at the main lobby where Bishop Vicente M. Navarra, D.D. will deliver a message after the blessing and ribbon-cutting of the Art Exhibit sponsored by the Art Association of the Bacolod-Negros.  The seminar at the Corporate Hall includes the following topics: “I am not ashamed of the Gospel!”; “Leading a Community according to St. Paul”; and “Is St. Paul a Misogynist?”.

Speakers are Sr. Mirriam Alejandrino, OSB; Bro. Hans Mapayo; Fr. Leander Barrot, OAR; Fr. Raul Buhay OAR; and Fr. Gil Alinganan.  The symposium is conducted in line with the Universal Church’s celebration of the Year of St. Paul.