Ms Julina Grace Tay-eo photographed in the Labyrinth after her college graduation
Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer sailed under the flag of Spain in search of spices. He landed in one of southern islands on March 21, 1521. Magellan gifted a local princess with the statue of the Holy Child of Jesus which was discovered by the Augustinians when they arrived in the Philippines several decades later.
Among the religious who arrived in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period were the Franciscans (OFM), Augustinians (OSA), Jesuits and the Augustinian Recollects (OAR). The religious who arrived in the Philippines at the turn of the 20th century were the Society of the Divine World, Columbans, CICMs or the Schuttes of Belgium, Maryknoll, Holy Spirit Sisters, Franciscan Missionaries of Mary and the Religious of the Good Shepherd.
Sr Guadalupe Bautista gave a short presentation on Good Shepherd ministry with Indigenous Peoples.
Ms Julina Grace Tay-eo (Good Shepherd student-worker graduate) shared her personal life journey.