"Fray Emman" once lived as a Dominican aspirant for almost two years. He left the seminary life in 2013 and pursued AB Mass Communication at Wesleyan University-Philippines. Right now, he is writing his thesis in Master of Arts in Education major in English at the same university. He was a former proofreader at The Daily Tribune, a newspaper company in the City of Manila. Currently, he teaches Mass Communication and Social Sciences courses at his beloved alma mater. A member of Philippine Political Science Association and cofounder of Samahang Lazaro Francisco, a literary writers hub in Nueva Ecija, he still involves himself in church works particularly in Mercy Ministry, the Catholic Diocese of Cabanatuan Hospital Chaplaincy’s official arm which aims to seek and help former church workers who are now sick. Most important, he is living happily with his parents Jasmin and Jaime, siblings Eliza and Joseph, and grandparents Yoly and Bering in the peaceful barrio of Liwayway.
2020 Q4 Cityscapes Features

Church vs. Zombies: Gamevangelizing the Gaming World

When will the Church would realize video games “unfulfilled potential”? Community quarantines makes us prisoners in our own homes. So to escape boredom, we need to rethink our activities, revise our schedules to keep ourselves busy again. Keeping busy does not mean working all day long, but somehow making our work a play. For some […]