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summer was th6 tnl$i-

and most

exci ting:

time.

for Christian Youth ill Action (CYA) .•At So time when :most students

were. fre(: from. SChOOl ·CIA l:1n~d .up a prcgram 01' activitl es . maantto foster bath spiritual growth and

month of May.

recreation dur1ngthe The events werSf

May 12-1:3 (Sat-Sun)

SPORTS~

PEST ·j.84. LeU by Harvey Campos as

Project Chairman. CIA

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:' S:Ji! ~iQ (ACB) $hares in th.e CYA ----..(latnering_ fo his left is F:r" ItUOiI.

Salinas, O.P.

organized

a

two-day sports festival at the Ateneo campus grounds. The partici~ .pant s came from the dit:fere.nt CYA t~f:f'iliate groups. as well as a team

of men .~84

from Don Bosco.

saw about

)00

Sportsfest

men and women

~.ompetJ.QL~n_~i)elfl!ljor _ team sports such as basketball and -volleynal.l. as well as in "".fun"gam~H~such as an egg relay ~d sack race~ .Top; .winners were the men ot the Brotherhood o:fthe Cross, and the women

of the High School Youth Group •.

May 8-18 SUM.Will'R LEADERS' TRAINING PROGRAM.For two years now

CIA

has been developing

and

duotir~ tra~nlng programs to

Christian men eYA DireetorFranc1s

talks on

n'J.'he Viatory

Iturralde

ot

during the Ltmten Retreat.

Christ n

leadership effe-<:tively

the Lord.

and

women

con-:equip

with the

skill$ nec$ssary. Lead other pt)ople

to to


CYA NEWS

page 2 S.E!TING U.P. ON FIRE WITH ~HE LOVE OF GOD

to their group. Today after having success ... :.fullygiven a. eLP to another group of' UP women. they now have th:i,rty committed members. They even have a ruimet The Salt of the Earth~

L

orna Santiago was

wal,king down a corridor in UP when a friend invited her to a meeting with some o'ther women. As it turned out, Lorna saw Beth Melchor there-in the meeting.

Since last year Lorna has been doing volunteer work for t

.•.

Lorna knew Beth trom high school. where Beth did not strike her so much as a ·'Christian".. Yet here she was, eager

to share tian

the

life

of

Lorna

inner joy and peace. Before long, Lorna began to experience that joy and peace,

too. About a semester after she ~,d several to

re-gularly attend a ~hursday lunch meetlng with Beth, Lorna was invited to a eLP. Soon after, she willingly committed her It

CROSS

J brothers.

De

years ago a. group of men in La Salle Univerexperienced

deeper and mQre

of what

is now called Brotherhood of

a

Cross

per-

share Him

with others. Soon after, they decided to cotnmi t themselves to each other as

demic achoo Lyear- le:f"t in UP, this PsychG~ logy major is certain that the Lord will continue to guide the group.

What

He

I

1

(R· of

the the

C) ••

Despite the brothersl desire to bring other college men in DLSU to a personal relationship with the IA)l"d , tliley J ound

has

begun, He will surely bring to completicl1 at the day of Jesus Christ (Phil 1,6)! •

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Out of that

former name

.sonal relationship ~ith God and the

desire to

UiQ( h'~~~'

decision was bo+~ the Association of Christian Stu.dents, the

hz-ee

~ity

IT Is!

Salt

. Wi th .011.emore aca--

J .to invite other women

••• n~.n"."T.

THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE

following

Being a woman God and living by· the power of the Holy Spirit certainly have their rewards. Now it was more than a sense of quiet joy: It was a growing zeal, a de~ siret like st. Francis Xavierfa. to "go and set the world on fireM with the love ·of Christ * Far from the "nz-Lvate €hristian" ~that she was before J Lorna began

Beth~s

-other women began

to

leading

~n thel.r regular activities~ Being incharge of a women's fellowship grou.p has greatly increased her confidence not just in herself but more in the Lorrt ~

•. Jeaus Christ .•

Chris-

message..

was struck by

~YA b~'

JCY _

1

their

initial evan... ·

galiatic efforts sti~ fled. This was be~' cause the trimestral.· schedule put a lot ot .

pressure on dents

more dies",

the stu"-

toconcentI'ste . on their stu.•..·

Then, in

1982 the

leaders of' the

group

sened t ha t the Lor-d w~nted them to change their name. After


CYA NE'NS B of C

(Canted

from

of

page 2)

In the early days this year~ the

Lord

mu.ch prayer and deliberation, the brothers decided on the name, the Brotherhood of the Cross: which was inspired by Mt 16f21ft

urr

any

man

would come after me. let him deny himself

andT::

name proved useful in their evangelistic

promised

Brotherhood will

be

the

a

year

~oA

of'

harvest. brother • ~a

are now see~ng the .fulfillment of Godt s

I promiset

I

I

I I!

more

More students

opening

and are

tihemae.Lve.s

up

to God and joining the Rr,otharhoocL. c-

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The

B of C is

by Andy Juan, by

assisted

led

who is

rtarvey

II

Febru~ry.

)~ and

on March 1.6..

ended

I The eLF was partiLia"'· _I_ clpa:t-ed in by u£ty Con. graduates of DLSU 1 student leaders from and are full-time. 1 twelve non-sectarian workers of CYA. ;

Campos.

Both

I I

are

The

relationship

between CYA and Campus Ministry began when the leaders of both groupss Mike Joseph

Jr"

f

and. Fr .•

Ramon Salinas met as if by

O .• P •• divine

ii

pr-ov Lderice , Both

share

men

a cow~on

love and great concern for the youth .•

,

CYAPARTICIPATES

ARCliDIOCESAN OUTREACH efforts~ Calling TO YOUTH their group a ~brother-hood gave them the " ince February of ide~'1tity of a frater,1981+ eYA has been ni ty To their classi working closely with mates and ' f'riends! a the Campus MinistrY$ Christ Lan :fraterni ty .youth arm of the was aome t hd.ng new a And so many other men I Archdiocese of Manila ". '.the initial coopbegan to be intcrested in knowing what , erative project was a the B of' C was really I succesful seveD-week eLP. which began last all about. f Ii

sennols and universit18a under the care of the Archdlocesa~

that 1984

abundant ~~ulu the .:J

lO~::~ein I

and-take up his cr-o sa

page 3

'l'}ley t·h~t ;.-,t;;\.

agreed

in

:f~~st ~~e+{n~ th.at in order for the young people today to become respon .• sible leaders in SO~ ciety and the Church tomorrow, they need to have a personal dedication to follow Jesus~ In this con~....

:.L..,_

'0

u04

f

text~

Fr.

asked

CYA

Salinas to

help

work among students of the non-sectarian

schools, students "each with a soul and a mission to return to heaven" as Fr. Salinas put it.

This is a tremendous privilege, as well as

a new

lenge for ·though

the

chal~

CYA. task

Alis

1<

not an easy one, the leaders of CYA are confident that. with help from the Lord

I

I

and from

!

people supporting

i

t~

work" ·this

many

other

the

challenge

can be well met.

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eVA'NEWS

pale 4 SUMMER· (Cont~d from

bangkang papal

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In 1982 we sponsored a three .. weeklong "Basic' Track" program for some 30 leaders from the different affiliates of CYA.

The summer of 1983 saw two tracks being conducted simultaneously. a "Basic Track", and an "Advanced Track" for those who finished the 1982 program. A total of 87 student leaders both loeal and foreign completed the month-long training program. This May, the Leaders' Training 'Program consisted of the "Basic' Track" only. A total of 80 leaders attended the morning sessions held from Tuesdays to Fridays at the Bles.sed ·Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Center. The Program Director was Rogel Plata. May Sun)

WEEKEND

18-20

(FriLEADERS'

RETREAT.

Integral to the Training Program was a weekend retreat for the same part~cipants who went through the teaching course. The retreat served as the cUlminating activity .of the course f arid provided the spiritual boost with its

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unti-unti ang tubig ay pumapasok sa marupok mo'ng kalamnan. maya-maya ika'y lulubog na nga. ni wala kang salbabida. 0 kahit .-.,.,. ..... .. ..·· ,.,.. sagwan man Lamang , kaligtasan mo' y • '!.... •• •. wala. lulubog ka sa maruming ~ ..... .... • \:1 ••. tubig-kanal. ganyan na nga lang ba ang iyong kahihinatnan?

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hindi natin kailangan ang mga bangkang papal. di· nila alam ang patutunguhan. at wala sa kanila ang Kaligtasan. bakit gumagawa patayo ng mga .bangkang pape l?

of "Discipleship". It was led by Francis Iturralde. May

2.5. (Fri)

ENTERTAINMENT 1NIGHT. First begun in May of 1983. the Entertainment Night is a manyfaceted celebration of joyous Christian living. Young Christian men and women from the different affiliate groups come together to present the Gospel message through song, dance,

skit. forth.

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theme

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mime

and

so

This year's Ent.ertairunent Night was entitled "Taste and See", and was held at the St. Francis Auditorium at Lourdes School. Mandaluyong. It was attended by over 400 young people from allover Metro Manila. The program director was Andy Juan.

Action Update 1984 (July)  
Action Update 1984 (July)  
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