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St. John the Evangelist feast today

The Catholic Church and devotees of St.John the Evangelist commemorate his feast day today with masses and novenas in his honor. The youngest of the 12 apostles of Jesus, he is called the evangelist having written the Fourth Gospel of the Holy Bible. St.John is the son of Zebedee and the brother of St. James the Great. The brothers were fishermen who were called by Jesus "to become fishers of men." Jesus nicknamed them "Boarneges" meaning Sons of Thunder.

He was the "disciple whom Jesus Loved" (John 13:23) and was present in many important events in Jesusa life on earth. He was the only witness during the raising of Jairusa daughter (Mark 5:37) and was present during the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1) and Jesusa Agony in the Garden of Gethsemani (Matthew 26:37).

St.John was the only apostle who stood at the foot of the cross where he received the sublime mission to care for the Mother of the Lord. (Christina I. Hermoso)

Intal educators in Baguio confab

The First International Learning Styles Leadership Conference will be held at the Baguio Country Club on January 16-21, 2006 with the dominant theme "Leadership Styles Across Cultures" with 15 international educators from the International Learning Styles Network sharing their winning leadership strategies in effecting educational change and empowerment in their respective countries.

Among the topics for educatorsa strand dubbed "Improving Quality in Educational Systems" (Jan. 16-18) are: "Transformational Leadership: The Way to Build Schools of Excellence" by Dr. Melvyn Basett, Director Bermuda Learning Styles Center; aaBridging Leadership: Managing Well the Different School Stakeholders" by Prof. Claus Madsen, Director a" Denmark Esjberg Municipality Pedagogical Center, aaPurposeful Leadership: The Human Side of School Change and Innovation" by Dr. Rahma Pengira-Jadid, LEAP Educational Services Brunei Darrusalam; "Leadership Intelligence: Building Minds and Touching Hearts" by Dr. Tone Guldahl, Director a" The Norwegian Learning Styles Center;

For "Championing Change and Innovation for Multi-sector Organizational Effectiveness" on Jan. 19-21, ideal for CHED participants, topics include "If They Donat Learn the Way You Train, Train Them the Way They Want to Learn!

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