Ateneo Student Catholic Action

Ateneo Student Catholic Action

Faith Formation Cluster

PRESIDENT: Stephany Ashley L. Esguerra

CONTACT DETAILS: sesguerra.se@gmail.com

“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” Heb 6:10

        The Ateneo Student Catholic Action directs the growth of its members towards service for others based on faith and ideals, the Filipino spirit, and the pursuit of truth through liberal education. AtSCA aims to form responsive and Christ-centered individuals possessing leadership qualities whose actions are grounded on a holistic development in terms of spiritual formation and integration with the poor.

An AtSCAn should be fully formed in the three pillars, namely, Community Apostolate, Ignatian Spirituality, and Social Action. He/she should possess a compassionate heart for the marginalized, live a life of prayer and discernment, and respond to the urgent call for social justice.

More than that, AtSCA can also be your home where you can let your heart rest. Everyone treats each other as family, so no one will ever be alone in AtSCA. So what are you waiting for? Come home to AtSCA

V I S I O N

The Ateneo Student Catholic Action is a student organization that hopes to direct the growth of its members towards service for others based on their Christian faith and ideals, on their Filipino spirit, and on the pursuit of truth through liberal education.

M I S S I O N

To form responsive and Christ-centered individuals possessing leadership qualities whose actions are grounded on a holistic development in terms of spiritual formation, and integration with the poor.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Ignatian Spirituality
  • Community Apostolate
  • Social Awareness
  • Integration

  1. The organization started from a Liberation Theology class during the EDSA Revolution.
  2. The members are guided by the catchphrase ‘Patuloy lang!’
  3. The organization despite carrying the Catholic accepts members from every walks of Faith including atheism.

SERVICES:

  1. Prayer sessions – An avenue for a constantly developing prayer life of the members; This encourage openness to learn new insights through reflection and sharing.
  2. Community Insertions – An avenue for dialogue to further get context of state of poverty here in the Philippines. This can be extended to an mini-immersion for a day in one community.

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

State of the Marginalized Address

Community Help Series

Ignatian Silent Retreat

State of the Marginalized Address:

This LS-wide event brings attention to social realities. Experts are invited to share for a deeper understanding with the poor. Students are then invited reach out towards an urban poor community.

Community Help Series:

Community Help Series, in line with the Year of the Parish, is a set of events aimed to address our Apostolate communities’ risks and provide avenues for Ateneans to help and immerse in our areas.

Ignatian Silent Retreat

The Ignatian silent retreat aims to strengthen the members’ personal relationship with God. The retreat seeks to instill to the members prayer and discernment as driving forces of their lives.

CONTACT US!

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09054697536

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MVP 212, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City

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atsca.secgen@gmail.com

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facebook.com/AteneoStudentCatholicAction

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