Bacolod City, Negros Occidental—On November 11-17, 2012, the fourth batch of Paulines held their Annual Retreat and Renewal at the Our Lady’s Hill Monastery. The topic of the Renewal Course was Discovering Alternate Responses for Encounter—Enchancing Social Skills in Community and Ministry. The participants of the five-day retreat journey were Fr. Jerome Palma (Davao), Fr. Albert Bernal (Davao), Fr. Restie Dela Peña (Makati), Fr.  Cris Cellan (Makati), and Fr.  Ulysses Navarro (Makati). The Paulines were joined by several priests from the Dioceses of Calapan and Digos.

Ms. Cynthia Baga and Msgr. Ramon Masculino of G.A.M.O.T in coordination with the Carmelite Fathers in Bacolod facilitated the retreat-workshop which ended with a one-day trip in Bacolod. The highlight was a lunch by the lake at the Mambukal Resort in Barangay Minoyan in the town of Murcia.