The annual Leuven Lectures 2020 was held last January 18, 2020 with the topic "Asymmetry and Power in the Pastoral Relationship" by Prof. Dr. Axel Liegeois and "The Political Performance of Grace: The Sacrament of a Wounded, Blind and Hidden Church" by Prof. Dr. Stephan Van Erp . These professors from the Catholic University of Leuven, delivered classes in SVST, and acted as panel to the thesis defenses of our students. This is part of the ongoing collaboration between SVST-AdU and KULeuven.
This years' tradition of “Christmas at the Margins” was held last December 6, 2019 with our brothers and sisters in Aeta Community in Floridablanca, Pampanga. It was a day filled with activities, the SVST community prepared community lunch, different games for our Aeta brothers and sisters. Gift packs were also distributed to the families.
The whole St. Vincent School of Theology community celebrates its yearly tradition of the SVST Day with a parade, games, a boodle meal, a Vincentian talk and a program showcasing the students' talents.
The theme for this years' Misa ng Sambayanan is “Pagbabangong-dangal ng Sangnilikha: Isang Banal na Adhika.” It was held at Santuario de San Vicente de Paul and one of the novena masses in honor of St. Vincent de Paul. It was presided by Fr. Rolando Tuazon, CM and the students prepared a creative and meaningful liturgy.
The Mass of the Holy Spirit was presided by Bishop Antonio Tobias at the De Paul House. The annual General Assembly starts at 10:15 am at SVST AVR. Followed by the explanation of the Annual Theme which is the "That all may be one...with the victims''. The Dean, Fr. Danny Pilario, gave the Annual Report for School Year 2018-2019. He also introduced the faculty and staff to the whole community. An election of the new Student Council for 2019-2020 was held.