Monthly Archives: July 2011

ADDU and Ignatian Spirituality

Homily: ADDU Celebration of St. Ignatius, 2011 That we can come together today as a university community to celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius is, I believe, a great grace. On the Church calendar, that feast really falls on July … Continue reading

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The Proposed Vision-Mission Statement of the Ateneo de Davao University

A newly reformulated Vision-Mission Statement for the Ateneo de Davao University is being proposed. ADDU’s Social Research and Training Development Office will consult the University Community to ascertain whether there is substantial agreement on this formulation: Vision The Ateneo de … Continue reading

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One God: Powerful and Merciful

Homily. ADDU Grade School Comunity Association (17 July 2011) Our Mass readings today give us much to reflect on. First, from the Book of Wisdom (12: 13, 16-19). “…There is no god but you who have care of all” (13). … Continue reading

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Duterte Was Wrong To Have Expressed Her Anger Through Punching

I would like to thank all who have participated in the discussion on the unfortunate incident involving Mayor Sara Duterte and Sheriff she punched in anger. In presenting my position on this blog, I made a distinction between anger and … Continue reading

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The Monkeys Who Were Never Angry

To wrong, the virtuous response is anger. Yesterday, repeating this truth in my blog reaped much praise. But also much misunderstanding. So let me try to explain. The rape of a child is a wrong. If a child is raped … Continue reading

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Moving Days: Of Investitures, Flashfloods, and Sarah Duterte

For me personally, these have been very moving days. The entry into the Ateneo de Davao was less bumpy (even emotionally) than expected, and Investiture into its Presidency meant celebration of the undying support and love of relatives and friends, … Continue reading

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