Philip Joseph D. Sarmiento is the Department Chairperson and an Assistant Professor of the Christian Living Education Department, Institute for Christian Formation and Social Integration at Holy Angel University, Angeles City, Philippines. He is a philosophy graduate, a licensed professional teacher in values education and is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree in Religious and Values Education at De La Salle University, Manila Philippines. He is a member of the Religious Educators’ Association of the Philippines, Inc.His research interests are empirical theology, religious education, youth studies, spirituality and Catholic education.