Center for Psycho-Spiritual Formation

3/F Spiritual-Pastoral Center (CEFAM)
Seminary Drive
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights
1108 Quezon City, Philippines
Tel: (02) 928 6040
(02) 426 6001 loc. 4875

Special/Summer Programs

Special Programs

Summer 2017

    • Quest for Inner Fire
      A Psycho-Spiritual Integration Workshop for Formands and Non-formators
      June 1-17, 2018 (live-in)

See list of Formation for Formators Series (FFS) Programs »

Program Details

Living Until You Die

The Spiritual Journey of the Last Act of the Second Half of Life

January 15-18, 2018 (live-in)
Blessed Peter Faber Spirituality Center, Inc.
(Sacred Heart Novitiate)
Novaliches, Quezon City

Program Fees

  • Php 8,000
    Inclusive of board and lodging (aircon room)
    Limited rooms; reservation is on a first-come-first-serve basis


This retreat focuses on the invitations for life's final stage and attempts to respond to questions such as:

  • What is retirement for?
  • How can I grow old well?
  • What is the meaning of my life at this time?
  • What fears am I facing as I ponder on the end of my life?
  • How do I open myself to the joy that this stage of life is offering me?
  • What is the intimacy of old age?
  • What provisions do I need for the onward journey?

Recommended for those 60 years of age and above.


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Quest for Inner Fire

A Psycho-Spiritual Integration Workshop for Formands and Non-formators

June 1-17, 2018 (live-in)
Baguio City
Program Fees: Php25,500.00 (Exclusive of B/L)

This intensive 16-day psycho-spiritual integration (PSI) process aims to rekindle their inner fire through self-awareness and integration, enabling them to grow in spiritual freedom and responsiveness to God’s call.

The program will accompany you to:

  • view your present reality in terms of current dispositions and experiences
  • acquire a heightened sensitivity to your body and unearth inter-personal dynamics that, though unnoticed, may actually shape your present disposition
  • discover and articulate the forces that draw you beyond yourself and towards others
  • an occasion to examine your needs, dreams, vocation
  • recognize the movement of the Spirit in your personal dynamics, relationships, work, apostolate/mission


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ALL STAY-OUT courses/programs will be held at RMT-CEFAM, 3rd Floor, Spiritual-Pastoral Center, Seminary Drive, Ateneo de Manila University Campus, Quezon City


    • English language will be the medium of instruction in the FFS programs. It will be helpful for international participants to have, at the least, conversational skills in the language.

    • Emmaus Center has forged a memorandum of agreement with Loyola School of Theology (LST) in the accreditation of Emmaus modular courses:

      • Fundamentals of Human and Christian Formation
      • Growing in Religious Vows
      • Assessment Skills in Formation
      • Basic Concept in Psycho-Sexual Formation
      • Formative Processing Skills

as subjects that can earn credits for LST’s civil and ecclesiastical degree programs requiring units in the field of spirituality, pastoral ministry and pastoral psychology.

Those enrolling their modular courses for credit at LST, please consult Paz Baquiran for details.