Natividad, Maria Lucia C.

Status: 
Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Former Director, Formation Institute for Religion Educators Ateneo de Manila University (2005-2011)

Biography: 

AB Psychology
Ateneo de Manila University
 
MA Theological Studies
Ateneo de Manila University
 
Doctor in Philosophy
Loyola School of Theology
Ateneo de Manila University

Courses Taught: 

Th 121 - An Introduction in Doing Catholic College
Th 218 - Pastoral Statistics
Th 228 - Biblical Themes
Th 242 - Toward A Filipino Inculturation of the Sacraments 
Th 248 - Church and Mission
Th 286 - Ministry of the Word I
Theo 203 - Effective Ministry in Ecclesial Methodology
Theo 204 - Ecclesiology
Theo 207 - Christology
Theo 206.1 - Religious Education as Instruction into the Mystery of Faith
Theo 231 - Catechesis 
Theo 260 - Christian Morality and Moral Education

Subjects Taught in Loyola School of Theology
Theo 306/206.1 Religious Education as Instruction in the Mystery of Faith  [Doctrine]                           
Theo 303/203 Methods in Religious Education  [Morals]
Theo 331/231.2 Basics in the Renewal of Religious Education [Worship]                                       
Theo 303.1/231.1 Religious Education and the Holistic Approaches to Scripture  [Scripture]

Research Interest: 

Methodology in Religious Education
Effective Method in Interpreting Scripture in Religious Education
Christian Imagination as a Method in Religious Education
Practicing the Faith

Research: 

Publications:
Old Testament Salvation History (Ateneo University Press, 1989).
 
Old Testament Salvation History 2nd Edition (Ateneo University Press, 2006)
 
Don’t Just Keep the Word (Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus,2002).
 
“Criticism and Justification Biblical Interpretation and Use of  Scripture in Catechism of the Catholic Church.” Landas 17/1 (2003).
 
Joseph L. Roche, Markus E. Locker, and Ma. Lucia C. Natividad. “The Use of Scripture in Theology and Religious Education: A Holistic Approach,” Loyola Schools Review III (2004): 3-32.
 
Joseph L. Roche, S.J., Markus E. Locker, and Ma. Lucia C. Natividad. “Grounding a Holistic Approach to Scripture in ‘Practical Theology’.” Loyola Schools
 
“Formation Institute for Religion Educators (FIRE)” Loyola Schools Bulletin Humanities Week Edition I/6(2005): 7.
 
Sacred Scripture, Soul of Theology.  Textbook of Introduction to Doing College Catholic Theology (2005).
 
“Discernment of Spirits and the Women of Proverbs” Loyola Schools Review 7 (2008):102-23.
 
“The Reward in Matthew 10:42 and Its Filipino Context,” DIWA 36 (2011): 79-109.
 
“I am the Way, the Truth and the Life (John 14:6)," Asian Perspectives in the Arts and Humanities 2 (2012):75-92.
 
“Vatican II and the Renewal of Catechesis in the Philippines,” Asian Horizons (April 2014).
 

Creative Work: 

Talks
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” Theology Faculty of Ateneo de
Zamboanga. March 2003.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” Ateneo de Manila Grade School
December 2004.
 
 “How to Use the Scripture.” Assumption San Lorenzo. June 10, 2005
 
“Christian Leadership.” Assumption San Lorenzo. August 23, 2005.
 
“Revelation and Faith.” Christian Life Community. November 9, 2005.
 
The Use of Scripture in Catechesis and Religious Education.” To the Religion Teachers in Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela. July 11, 2006.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” To the Catechists and Teachers in Las Pinas Metro Manila. August 12, 2006.
 
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” Teachers and Religious Education Students of Siena College Tatay Rizal. November 2007.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology of Religious Education.” To the Religious Educators and Theology Teachers of St. Anthony College San Jose, Antique.  October 13, 2007.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology of Religious Education,” Association of Catechetical Centers and Colleges with Religious Education [ACCCRE] January 17, 2008.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” Teachers and Religious Education Students of Siena College, Del Monte, Quezon City. July 19, 2008.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” To the Catechists and Teachers of Guimba, Nueva Ecija. April 5-6, 2008.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” To the Teachers of the Dominican Schools in Mindanao.  General Santos City. August 30, 2008
 
“Creation and the Liturgy.”  Refresher Course in the Teaching of Theology. Sponsored by the Theology Department of Ateneo de Manila University. October 2008.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” To the Catechists and Teachers in the Diocese of Jaro, Iloilo. November 8, 2008.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology of Religious Education.”  To the Catechists and Religion Teachers of the Diocese of Bataan.  May 14, 2009.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” To the religion teachers of St. Paul’s College Pasig Metro Manila. August 22, 2009.
 
“Katangian, Layunin at Pamamaraan ng Katekesis.” To the Volunteer Catechists of San Jose, Antique.  November 7, 2008.
 
“How to Use Scripture.” Ateneo de Manila Grade School May 19, 2009.
 
“Effective Use of Scripture in Catechesis and Religious Education,” Association of Catechetical Centers and Colleges with Religious Education [ACCCRE] January 22, 2010.
 
“Nature, Purpose and Methodology in Religious Education.” Clergy Summer Institute in Baguio April 14, 2010
 
“Your sins are forgiven. Stand up, pick up your mat and walk.(Mk 2:9): A Gospel Approach to Sin and Redemption, REFRESHER COURSE IN THE TEACHING OF THEOLOGY 23-24 October 2010, SEARSOLIN, XU, CDO (XU-ADMU PARTNERSHIP), 22 Oct 2010 - 23 Oct 2010.
 
“Practicing the Faith. ” National Conference for Religion Educators Ateneo de Manila University. October 2013
 
“Designing the K-12 Christian Living Education of the Mary Help of Christians Schools. Los Banos. November 2-3, 2013.
 
 
Paper Presented
“Vatican II and the Renewal of Catechesis in the Philippines,” Bangalore, India January 31 February 3, 2013.

University Service and Outreach: 

Standing Committees
Committee on Graduate Program, 1 Apr 2009 - 31 Mar 2015.
 
 
Outreach
Member, Program Design Team, Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines, 3 Jan 2012- 28 Jul 2012.
 
Member of the CHED's Regional Quality Assessment Team for Region IV-A in the area of
Humanities, Social Science and Communication., Commission on Higher Education, 23 Sep 2011 - 29 Mar 2013.
 
Member, Board of Trustees, Association of Catechetical Centers and Colleges with Religious
Education [ACCCRE], 1 Jan 2006 - 31 Oct 2009.
 
 
University-Related Service
Moderator, Ateneo Catechetical Instructions League, 1 Apr 2007 - 31 Mar 2012.
 
Thesis Reviewed
Renato N. Carvajal. “Lesson Planning According to NCDP's Principle of Life-Integration.”
October 25, 1996.
 
Nguyen Thi Phuong, SPC. “A Manual for Parish Catechists Preparing Adult Catechumens in
Vietnam.” June 18, 2002.
 
Ruth F. Bartonico, OSB. “Developing an Authentic Christian Understanding of Sin Relevant to
the Filipino High School Today.”  May 10, 2005.
 
Nguyen Thi Xuan Thai. “A Formation Manual for Parish Catechists in Vietnam: Toward a
Loving Knowledge of Jesus.” June 3, 2005.
 
Monica T. Jalandoni. “The Importance of Imagination in the Light of Faith Multi-Media as Tool
for Effective Catechesis.” May 31, 2005.
 
Marie Genieve A. Olmos. “Bringing Our Youth to Personal Relationship with Christ Through
Popular Devotions.” June 28, 2005.
 
Richard P. Salvador. “Towards a Positive Christian Understanding of Human Sexuality: A
Student’s Supplementary Text.” May 25, 2007.
 
Tinnah M. dela Rosa. “Motivating YCLC Seniors to Continue Deepening their Christ
Commitment A Facilitator's Manual.” May 25, 2007.
 
Rosini P. Escarilla, MSLT. “Revised Syllabus of the Religious Education Program of St.
Anthony College.” Jan 22, 2010.
 
“I Will Raise Up For Them A Prophet Like You From Among Their Kinsmen, and Will Put My
Words in His Mouth (Beut. 18:18) Understanding the Prophetic Character of Jeremiah
Through the Image of Moses. (2012) Licentiate LST
 
Margarita Isidra A. Imanil, FMA. “A Proposed Integration of Human Sexuality Integration
Topics Into the Existing High School Christian Living Education.” April 8, 2013.
 
Ferdinand Maano. “Jeremiah 31:31-34 and Its Reinterpretation By the Qumran Community, the
Author of Hebrews and the Fathers of the Church.” March 2013 (LST Dissertation)
 
 
Style Reader
Normandy C. Dujunco, FSC. “Preparing Grade 2 Students of Jaime Hilario Integrated School-La Salle for First Communion.”    February 16, 2011.
 
Laarni P.. Pecolera, MSLT. “Modules on the Basic Formation Session on the Eucharist as
Communion Sacrament for the MSLT Temporary Professed Sister.” May 22, 2012.
 
Margarita Isidra A. Imanil, FMA. “A Proposed Integration of Human Sexuality Integration
Topics Into the Existing High School Christian Living Education.” April 8, 2013.
 
 
 
Thesis Mentored
Maria Ludy B. Dy, DM. “A Handbook for an Adequate Pre-baptismal Catechesis.”  May 21,
2010.
 
Jogina S. Mendiola. “The Sacrament of the Eucharist, Nourishing Our Christian Lives.” August
27, 2010.
 
Maria Asela B. Chavez, FMA. “A Marian Catechesis for the High School Members of the
Salesian Youth Movement-Marian Group.” May 11, 2012.
 
Edwin B. Odulio. “Helping the Youth Ministry Members to Develop and Grow in Their Loving
Relationship with Christ.” October 5, 2013.
 
 

Selected Professional Associations, Awards and Recognition: 

ASPAC, Outstanding Senior Faculty, 2011.