Bukal Life Journal 2012

The 2012 Edition of Bukal Life Journal is completed, and ready for printing. Some print copies will be available for purchase (price to be determined). Others will be available in electronic form for seminar ticket holders this October. The main articles are:

“BUD-LIFE!!!” by Dr. Cesar G. Espineda. Dr. Espineda is a Diplomate with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotharapy and is working Bukal Life and CPSP-Philippines in developing its Clinical.

“The Vicissitudes of Spirituality” by Dr. Raymond J. Lawrence. Dr. Lawrence is the General Secretary of the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy.

“God and Human Suffering” by Sr. Patricia Martinez. Sister Pat is a member of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (ICM). She is also on the Board of Trustees of Bukal Life.

“Divine Intervention: The Flight of Elijah in the Context of Crisis Care” by Dr. Robert H. Munson. Dr. Munson is the Administrator of Bukal Life.

“A Psycho-Spiritual Journey” by Jehny M. Pedazo.
Jehny is the Counseling Coordinator of Bukal Life.

“Where I am Now: A Personal Reflection in Clinical Pastoral Education” by B.D.
B.D. is a 4-unit graduate of the CPE program at Bukal LIfe.

Additionally there are some shorter testimonies and photos.


“The William & Viola Farrell Pastoral Care and Counseling” Symposia 2012

Dr. Cesar G. Espineda will be joining us as main speaker for four seminars in three different cities in the month of October.

Oct 20 Central Philippines University (CPU, Iloilo) Symposium (8am-5pm), EMC Conference Room
“Soul Leadership: Maintaining Psycho-Spiritual Balance in Adverse and Diverse Cultural Settings”

Oct 23 Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary (PBTS, Baguio City) mini-symposium (6pm-7:30pm), PBTS Chapel
“Marriage of Theology and Psychology”

Oct 25 University of the Cordilleras (UC, Baguio City) Symposium (8am-5pm), UC Auditorium
“Can You Hear Me Now?”
Ugnayan: Connectivity in Communication
-Clinical Pastoral Care Initial Assessment Tool: Diagnosis, Interventions, and Goals in Care

Oct 27 Manila Symposium (8am-11am). Central Methodist Church, T Kalaw St.
“Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE): An Overview”
Cost is P50. Since this is being done in conjunction with Methodist Pastor Monthly Meeting, the (small) charge is waived for Methodist pastors.>

If you have any questions, contact us at info@bukallife.org

Some Other Recent Activities

Photos include Celia leading training in Ministry to the Grieving at Trinidad Baptist Church, Celia with 5 of 8 CPO trainees at PBTS, and Chit and Tootsie at the monthly chaplains meeting at Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Quezon City).

Training in September 2012

CPE-Baguio is moving forward, supervised by Ms. Joyce Gray. 5 trainees have begun their training, utilizing Baguio General Hospital as their primary point of ministry.

CPE Baguio Batch Sept 2012

CPO is in the 2nd week in Baguio, supervised by Ms. Celia Munson. 8 trainees are working in Baguio General Hospital and in their own churches.

Last Sunday, 09 SEP, Celia provided training at Trinidad Baptist Church in ministries to the grieving. This was part of a larger training in social ministry being held at the church.