Monthly Archives: August 2011

On Eid ul-Fitir, ADDU approves Al Qalam Institute

On the occasion of today’s national celebration of Eid ul-Fitir, the end of Ramadan, on the recommendation of the University Research Council, it is my pleasure to approve the establishment of the ADDU Al Qalam Insitute: An Institute for Islamic … Continue reading

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Growing Green Campuses

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in Asia Pacific (AJCU-AP) approved a resolution “on growing green campuses” in each of our schools “as proposed by the JCAP-Reconciliation with Creation Group” on the understanding however that curricula must be revised … Continue reading


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The AJCU-AP Annual Meeting in Tokyo

The Annual Meeting of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in Asia Pacific (AJCU-AP) was hosted this year by Sophia University. Participants. It brought together representatives from 11 of the 17 active association members: St. Michael’s Technical College -Surakarta … Continue reading

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Searching for Truth and Advocacy at ADDU

There is need for thought and reflection on what might be termed – for lack of anything better at this point – “Opinions, Scientific Statements, Advocacy and University Positions at ADDU”. Due to the controversial nature of some of the … Continue reading

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ADDU Board of Trustees Update, 13.8.11

The ADDU Board of Trustees held it regular meeting last Saturday on 13 August 2011, It was my first Board meeting at ADDU. From its proceedings, I wish to share with you the following: I. Based on the 92-percent URC-surveyed … Continue reading

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Heaven is Real: Our Lady of the Assumption

Homily: Fiesta of Our Lady of the Assumption, ’11 As in many other Jesuit schools, Mary is our special Patroness. This means that for the many challenges that affect our school or our individual lives, we go to her for … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe vs. the Gentle Breeze

[Homily: 1 Kings 19:9a. 11-13a; Mt. 14: 22-23] Our readings today tell us how God makes himself present in our lives. They invite us to respond to this God. And to reflect on the manner in which we respond to … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal to the ADDU Alumni: A-1 Donors

It was St. Ignatius of Loyola who called for the magis – the more! One is challenged always to search for what more one can do for the Kingdom of God! Some of the ADDU alumni/ae may be wondering how … Continue reading

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Blogging Greetings to the ADDU Alumni/ae!

Ultimately, blogs are meant to be read. This is why I am grateful to Mr. Rico Oñate for giving my blog such a prominent spot in this Official Website of the Ateneo de Davao Alumni Community: Here, some of … Continue reading

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