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Fr. Pilario delivers keynote speech to PACRE members

Rev. Fr. Daniel Franklin Pilario, CM, will be the keynote speaker of the 4th Annual Conference and General Assembly of the Philippine Association of Religious Educators, Inc. (PACRE) on May 11, 2019 (Saturday) at the President’s Hall, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, Bacolod City. The theme of the conference is “Catholic Education and Well-being.” 

The invited speaker is a member of the Congregation of Mission (CM) Provincial Council Philippines. He is currently the Dean of the Saint Vincent School of Theology and a member of the Board of Trustees in Adamson-Ozanam Educational Foundation. He is a founding member and former president of DAKATEO (Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines).

He is also a Formation Team member of the De Paul House in Quezon City and a guest minister in Parokya ng Ina ng Lupang Pangako in Payatas Quezon City. Aside from teaching at St. Vincent School of Theology, he also teaches as a guest professor at the Seminario Mayor de San Carlos (Cebu City), St. Louis University (Baguio) and Euntes (Zamboanga), among other places. He is also a professorial lecturer at the Department of Sociology in the University of the Philippines Diliman. For several years, he has been involved in several conferences where he presented his papers and lectures locally and internationally.

He has been a co-convenor and animating team member of the Asia-Pacific Vincentian Studies Institute (Adamson University) (2004-) and convenor in the South Manila Consortium (Theology and Religious Educators’ Group) from 2005-2006.

When in Europe, he has been granted scholarships; one for his graduate course in theology granted by Missionswissenschaftliches Missio, e.V. of Aachen, Germany and the other by the Research Council (Onderzoeksraad) in K.U. Leuven, Belgium.

He has published in different theological- philosophical journals like JahrbuchfürkontextuelleTheologien, Questions Liturgiques, Bijdragen, Asian Christian Review, and Chakana. His doctoral dissertation which became an award-winning book Back to the Rough Grounds of Praxis (2005) is now being used as a reference book for students of philosophy.

Much of his research studies cover fundamental theology, inculturation, theological anthropology and sociology, methods of theological research and political-social theory.

He finished his doctorate and licentiate in Sacred Theology in Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Bachelor in Sacred Theology in the University of Santo Tomas, and BA Philosophy at Adamson University.