The Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) through Fr. Rico P. Ponce, O. Carm. was chosen by Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J. to convene the Organizing Committee for an ecumenical forum.
On October 14, 2107 the Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) and other church-based groups spent the day standing by tribal communities who are struggling for self-determination.
On July 1-8 2017 the Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) co-convened PAMATI a second time. The first PAMATI was held in 2014 at the initiative of ISA in partnership with a core group which has expanded in membership. Aside from ISA, the convenors of PAMATI 2017 were Growth in Wholeness Wellbeing Associates (GINHAWA), Center […]
The Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) hosted an inter-faith Liturgy and Blessing on June 24, 2017, 9 am- 12 noon at the St. Teresa of Avila Chapel, # 28 Acacia St., New Manila, Quezon City. It was held a week before the actual “Pamati 2017: Listening to Bodies, Songs, and Waters” on July 1-8 […]
A planned retreat came to reality when the whole staff of the Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) went to Hong Kong from March 20-25, 2017. The group had a retreat at Shek O, which is run by the Carmelite Fathers from Indonesia. They were welcomed by none other than the Prior of the community, […]
“To DO JUSTICE, to LOVE KINDNESS, to WALK HUMBLY with God” is the main thrust of ARISE, a movement for the Dumagat tribe. Recently, members of the tribe participated in the Lakbayan of National Minorities and sealed their solidarity with other people’s organizations supporting the right of Indigenous Peoples to ancestral land. Since the symbolic […]
MANILA, October 15, 2016 – The World Media Congress 2016 in Tagaytay, Philippines with the theme “Synergy in Media: Empowering People in Facing Global Challenges” on October 10 to 12 was organized by the International Christian Organization of the Media, New City Press and Institute of Spirituality in Asia which has gathered hundreds of media […]
“At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father’s action in our lives.” — Pope Francis —