Borja, Maria Elisa A.

Status: 
Full Time
Contact No.: 
426-6001 loc. 5370
Biography: 
PhD in Moral Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, 2016.
MA in Theological Studies, Ateneo de Manila University, 2000.
AB Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University, 1989.
Areas of Specialization: 
Moral Theology
 
Professional Association & Recognition: 

Association of Jesuit Religious Studies/Theology Departments (AJRTD)

Courses Taught: 
Th 131 Marriage, Family Life, and Human Sexuality in a Catholic Perspective
courses at the Formation Institute for Religion Educators (FIRE), MA level
 
Research Interest: 
family, FABC, morality, sexual and life issues, women studies
Research: 

Recent Publications:
New Scholars: "Evangelized Evangelizers: The Asian Family Through the Eyes of the FABC in its Documents from 1970-2013," Asian Horizons: Dharmaram Journal of Theology 9(4), 785-788.
Spirituality Elective 2009, "The Perfect Povedan Meal: 50 Anecdotes on Life, Joy and Hope in Christ (Spirituality elective year-long project) - projector director and contributing editor", The Perfect Povedan Meal: 50 Anecdotes on Life, Joy and Hope in Christ (Spirituality elective year-long project), 2009, 60.
Maria Elisa A. Borja, "Can A College Povedan Be Considered Truly Povedan?", Prism, The Poveda College Newspaper, maiden issue (2009).

Recent Paper Presentations and Conferences:

“Eucharist and Mercy: Foundations for Doing Theology in Facing Challenges in Jesuit Higher Education,” 2nd National Conference of the Association of Jesuit Religious Studies/Theology Departments (AJRTD), participant, 29 April-1 May 2016, Ateneo de Davao, Davao City
 
11th Colloquium on the Solidarity in Teaching, participant, 11-12 March 2016, Eugenio Lopez Center, Antipolo

“Evangelized Evangelizers:  The Asian Family Through the Eyes of the FABC,” Ecclesia in Asia (EWA) VII Biennial Conference, 21-25 January 2016, Tagaytay, Philippines

“Reaction to the 2015 Synod of Bishops,” A Special Theological Forum on the Synod on the Family, respondent, 11 November  2015, Church of Gesu, ADMU, Quezon City

Morality and Social Scientific Perspectives on Sexuality Education:  Can They Be Reconciled?, participant, 20 November 2014, JJCICSI, ADMU, Quezon City 

“Sin, Grace, and the Filipino Family in PCP II,” 8th National Conference for Religious Educators, 24-25 October 2015, ADMU, Quezon City

“Honey, I Shrunk the Church!:  Moral Reflections on the Filipino Catholic Family as Domestic Church for Catechists and Religious Educators,” 7th National Conference for Religious Educators, 25-26 October 2014, ADMU, Quezon City
University Service and Outreach: 
Paper/Research Presentations
"Becoming Family: The FABC on the Challenges of Living Out the Eucharist in Asia and Its Implications on the Filipino Family", National Conference for Religious Educators (NCRE) 9, 22 Oct 2016, Ateneo de Manila University.
"Evangelized Evangelizers", Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA) 7, 21 Jan 2016, Tagaytay City.
"Reaction to the 2015 Synod of Bishops", A Special Theological Forum on the Synod on the Family with Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, 11 Nov 2015, Church of Gesu, Ateneo de Manila University.
"SIN, GRACE AND THE FILIPINO FAMILY IN PCPII", 8th NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATORS, 24 Oct 2015, SEC Lecture C 201A, Ateneo de Manila University.
"Honey, I Shrunk the Church!: Moral Reflections on The Filipino Catholic Family as Domestic Church for Catechists and Religious Educators", 7th National Conference for Religious Educators, 25 Oct 2014, Ateneo de Manila University.
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Moral Reflections for the Religion Educator on the Church Magisterium in the Philippine Context", 6th National Conference for Religious Educators, 19 Oct 2013, Ateneo de Manila University.