JVP BATCH 32-Mindanao Or.Mindoro-Mangyan-NATO

JVP Batch 32- Yr. 2011-Pumasok ako sa mundong ito ng walang kaalam- alam o ideya kung ano ba talaga ang JVP. Hindi ako isang Atenista kaya hindi ko rin alam kung sino si St. Ignatius ng Loyola at ang mga values nya. Nagmula ako sa institusyon ng mga Brothers of the Sacred Heart o Cor more...

Ruined for Life by Kim Panuncialman

In 2014-2015, I was one of the 35 volunteers of JVP Batch 35, sent to Bukidnon to live with the Sumilao Farmers as a Community Organizer. Now this is one of my favorite topics and people close to me know that whenever I talk about JVP, the story never ends! This is only because it was more...

10 Lessons I learned as a Jesuit Volunteer

When I decided to be a Jesuit Volunteer it seems that it was an illogical decision. I had to give up a rewarding and fulfilling job in Singapore, I have to leave the comforts of having my family and friends around. Most people I love didn’t understand my decision, and to be honest, I have more...

Indigenous People’s Ministry (A Companionship with Indigenous Peoples)

Joboy Lagti-an, Marvin Alimato and their friends live in Makilo. They walk 3-4 hours every day to the nearest elementary school in Miarayon to be able to study. They wake up at 3am every day to prepare for school oblivious of the cold and mud in the step-slippery-dark pathway. They have to brave streams and more...

A Remembrance for Fr. Rudy Fernandez, S.J. (From the Homily of Fr. Bill Kreutz, SJ)

It was not so many years ago that Fr Rudy came to stay with us here at the Loyola House of Studies. He was officially assigned to the Lucas Infirmary but, because of his ability to move around and the like, he shared most of his time and meals with the members of the LHS more...

Fr. Leoni Mission Foundation, Inc

“One of our Local partners, Fr. Leoni Memorial School Foundation in Cabanglasan, Bukidnon will conduct a 2 day Medical and Dental Mission with Heath Education Mission on March 17-18, 2017. For those who wanted to help, please contact Alyanna Hipe (JVP Batch 37).”

Ang Paglalakbay

“Sakripisyo ang buhay ng isang Jesuit Volunteer pero nandoon ang saya sa pagsasakripisyo. Ito ang uri ng kasiyahan na hindi mapapalitan ng anumang bagay sa mundo, kasiyahan na mararamdaman mo sa gitna ng paglilingkod at sakripisyong ginagawa mo para sa iba, kasiyahan na hindi pwedeng mapalitan ng anumang materyal na bagay sa mundo na tanging more...

Jesuit Volunteers walk with communities towards stable enterprises

Jesuit Volunteers walk with communities towards stable enterprises. John of JVP Batch 35 is a community organizer for several communities of women weavers in Basey, Samar. He arranges capacity-building seminars, help develop their weave products, coordinate their daily operations and build relationships with buyers. Through mentoring, John is training the mothers to be able to more...

Jesuit Volunteers walk with communities towards social justice.

Ces, JVP Batch 35, is coordinator for a campaign to let more people know of the grossly flawed APECO (Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport) in Casiguran, Aurora. The government has spent billions for this, but it is not bringing genuine, pro-people development: fertile agricultural land have been converted into a non-operational airstrip, buildings and more...

Christify: Live Out Your Faith

Many JVPs talking about their faith, and its very clear connection to service: Ateneo School of Government Dean Tony La Viña (Batch 2) , Iya Santiago (Batch 15), the Founder and Managing Director of Life Academy Philippines.