Visitor Reflections

Discovering my place in culture and community in Bendum: A journey reflection

Embracing change and diversity in culture and community – Maaike Leyens (middle) with community volunteers and staff at APC. A warm welcome and making connections with children and local youth despite the communication and lifestyle challenges made for a truly…
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Reuniting with our roots: Indigenous youth scholars’ year-end recollection in Bendum

Indigenous youth scholars of the Kapawa hu Paglaum program take a break in their recollection in Bendum. The hope is for the youth to be renewed in faith and prepared to meet the demands of being disciples in a changing…
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A conversion experience in Bendum: An ecological justice experiment

Fr Admire with the youth and forest in Bendum Nhika Rufaro Admire SJ I am a Jesuit priest from Zimbabwe, belonging to the Jesuit province of Zimbabwe/Mozambique. I came to the Philippines at the beginning of September 2019 for a…
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Building with bamboo, building with community

APC shares this story from Jesuits Global after a visit by Fr Pierre Bélanger SJ to Bendum in January 2020 where he spoke with the youth and APC staff and the various activities they engage in towards caring for our…
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