Monday, February 13, 2012

Learning To Love PHC 2012

Forwarded invitation.

The Philippine Heart Center

in celebration of
The Heart Month and
37 years of Service to the
Filipino People

invites you to a
Family & Life Symposium on

Learning to Love

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Philippine Heart Center

East Avenue, Quezon City



AM Registration


Welcome Ceremonies

Dr. OP Monzon / Ms. Jean Wong

AM Moderator: Ms. Emilia P. Olbes

HRD, Philippine Heart Center


Talk I

“Learning to Love - Yourself

Sr. Louise Elizabeth Byrne, VMDF

Verbum Dei Missionaries




Talk II

“Learning to Love – Your Spouse

Dr. Edna Garayblas-Monzon

Department of Bioethics, University of Santo Tomas

11:00-11:20 Witnessing

Ernesto Joseph Gonzales III

Manila Tytana Colleges

(formerly Manila Doctors College)


Panel Discussion & Open Forum

Sr. Louie, Dr. Edna G. Monzon

Ernesto Joseph Gonzales III



PM Moderator: Ms. Carmencita Lingan

Department Manager, Critical Care Areas

and Specialized Unit, PHC


Talk III

“Learning to Love – Your Children”

Orestes P. Monzon, MD

Division of Nuclear Medicine, Philippine Heart Center

2:00-2:15 Coffee Break


Talk IV

“Learning to Love – Others”

Fr. Rodolfo Dan Vicente Cancino, Jr

Camillian Community



Mr. & Ms. Lito and Edna Villaraza

Focolare Movement


Panel Discussion & Open Forum

Dr. Orestes P. Monzon

Fr. Dan Vicente Cancino, Jr.

Mr. & Ms. Lito and Edna Villaraza


Closing Ceremony

Dr. OP Monzon, Ms. Jeanie Wong


Registration: PHP 800.00

Free admission to

PHC Employees

but important to register at HRD

For paid registrants:

Registration include Coffee, Tea and Certificate

(No lunch)

Interested parties may call or email:

Landline: 925.2401 Local 3815

Ms. Jean Wong


Seats are limited.

Please register today.



Sr. Louise Elizabeth Byrne, VMDF,, is a Consecrated Missionary with the Verbum Dei Missionary Community. She completed her theological studies at the Catholic Institute of Sydney in 2010, with a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), Bachelor of Theology, fulfilling the requirements for the Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology. Before Verbum Dei, she worked as an Enrolled Nurse in both the public hospital system in Sydney, and in the Aged Care Services. Working in the health industry has enriched her work as a Missionary. She believes that having a holistic view of the person leads to healing both physically, emotionally and spiritually. She has been a missionary in Sydney, Australia for 10 years. She is presently assigned in Manila, with a ministry in giving spiritual retreats and recollections, facilitating prayer meetings and giving spiritual guidance.


Edna Garayblas Monzon,, earned her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas. She further pursued studies in the field of Heart Diseases at the Philippine Heart Center and at the Hopital Cardiovasculaire de Lyon in France; finished an intensive Post Graduate training in Bioethics at Baylor Medical College in Houston, Texas and Health Care Ethics at St. Louis University in Missouri. She is presently Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Bioethics at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Santo Tomas. She takes the advocacy to spread the culture of life in Bioethics, Family Life. She has delivered talks against the RH Bill. She has four children.


Ernesto Joseph Gonzales III,, earned his Bachelor of Arts Major in Philosophy from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. He further pursued studies in Masters of Customs Administration, PMI and Law. He earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Philippine Law School. He was an HR practitioner in the field of Industrial Relations and Organizational Development, particularly in the field of Employee Discipline for KFC, Phils and DnD. He is presently the Student Discipline Coordinator of Manila Tytana Colleges a member of the Metrobank Group of Companies.


Orestes P. Monzon, MD,, is a physician graduate of the University of Santo Tomas, practicing in the field of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. He had fellowship at the University of Bonn, Germany. He writes, dabbles in photography, organizes conferences, art exhibits, book launching and other worthwhile hobbies. He edited a coffee table book on Philippine Radiology, “The Filipino as a Radiologist” and have published books on Family Life. He was the executive director of Human Life International Asia for 12 years and has done missionary work in Asia. He is presently Professor at the Departments of Radiology and Bioethics at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Santo Tomas. He chairs the Department of Radiology at the UST Hospital and heads the Nuclear Medicine Division of the Philippine Heart Center.


Fr. Dan Vicente Cancino, Jr.,, belongs to the Camillian Community. He was a BS Medical Technologist and an MS in Public Health before entering the religious community. He finished his Bachelor and Masters Degree in Sacred Theology at Maryhill School of Theology. He is presently a member of the HIV and AIDS National Catholic Program Network Core Group of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines– NASSA and the program head of the Episcopal Commission on Health Care of the CBCP. He is the Formator at the Young Professionals Formation Center of Camillians in the Philippine province.


Mr. & Ms. Lito & Edna Villaraza,, Carlito and Edna Villaraza are the responsibles of the New Families of the Focolare Movement, whose charism is unity achieved by putting the Gospel message of love into everyday life. Both are graduates of the University of Santo Tomas. Carlito earned his post-graduate earthquake-structural engineering specialization in Japan and is working as a consultant both for the government as well as the private sector here and abroad. Edna is a nurse and has worked among the marginalized in the communities of Bukas Palad Social Center of the Focolare. They have been working at the service of the Church and society in the promotion of life and family for many years. Their two beautiful children also live and share this way of life.


"You give but little when you give of your material possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give." - Kahlil Gibran

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