Manila - In celebration of the Theology Week 2019, the University of Santo Tomas’ Theological Society held the annual Via, Veritas et Vita Conference on February 12.
This year’s theme “Shift: From Communication to Communion” aimed to provide understanding on the importance of the contributions of the Church to social communication and media.
Various inspirational speakers also shared their experience in using media with Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Claudio Vergara as key-note speaker. He emphasized the issue on addiction to gadgets and the diverse effects of social media to today’s generation.
Other speakers were Jesuit Communications Director Emmanuel Alfonso, Film Director Marcelino Saria and EWTN Regional Manager for the Asia Pacific Region Edwin Lopez.
Moreover, participants consisted of students, religious educators, pastoral workers and other local groups within Metro Manila.
At the end of the conference, participants are given the opportunity to engage in workshop which include feature/news writing, editorial writing and publication management sessions. (Kate Ann Ferrer/Cubao Media)