Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Ateneo de Naga University Needs Your Support

Address: Ateneo de Naga University Alum Homecoming, 2010* As the music plays, the beer and the brandy flow, and the harambugan heats up in genuine joviality, allow me to address you, the alumni and the alumnae of the Ateneo de … Continue reading

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We Give Thanks

Homily: Ateneo de Naga University Homecoming, 2010 As we close the Grand Celebration in the Archdiocese of Caceres and throughout the world of the 300th Anniversary of the Devotion to our Lady of Peñafrancia, and as we close the celebration … Continue reading

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What Can Separate Us from the Love of God?

Homily: Golden Wedding Anniversary of Joe & Jenny Ordoñez Today we come together in the Shrine of our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga from different parts of the world to celebrate a Golden Wedding Anniversary. We do so with great … Continue reading

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Educational Reform and the Family

A Homily on Family Sunday Family Sunday in our Church is celebrated within the week after the celebration of Christmas; this year, that is today – the day after Christmas. Very naturally the attention shifts from the newborn Child, to … Continue reading

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We With God in Love

A Christmas Homily at Midnight Mass, 2010 Ateneo de Naga University Church of Christ the King There is a very, very funny video of Fr. Art Borja on YouTube which some of you may have seen. It is a total … Continue reading

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BFHE Supports Amendment in PRC Modernization Act (RA 8981) in favor of CHED

Yesterday’s meeting of the Board of the Bikol Foundation for Higher Education (BFHE) was extraordinary. Recently, most of the meetings have been being held in the urbane office of its President Fay Lauraya of Bicol University. Yesterday, however, the setting … Continue reading

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Let Him Be Born Within

A Pre-Christmas Homily: It is a happy thing that at this 9:00 a.m. Mass on the Third Sunday of Advent we have here not only our regular Sunday Mass Community, but most of the Administration, Faculty and Staff of the … Continue reading

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Values Education in the 2002 Revised Basic Education Curriculum

With my personal interest in how our educational system forms values, it is very interesting to note that at least theoretically there is overwhelming attention given to values education in the 2002 Revised Basic Education Curriculum (RBEC). All of the … Continue reading

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An Urgent Imperative of Education Toward Environmental Responsibility

In the December 15 meeting of the Board of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP), there was a reiteration of the CEAP stance against the ongoing degradation of our environment in the interest mainly of foreign investors; disastrously, … Continue reading

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Bro. Armin’s K+12 and Recommendations for General “Labor Education”

I rejoice in the confirmation of Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC, yesterday, as Secretary of Education. My rejoicing is rooted in the hope that with this confirmation the intention to pursue and implement the K+12 reform is strengthened. This may have … Continue reading

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