Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween, All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days.

Yesterday, in the playful spirit of Halloween, I texted a friend, “Boo!” His reply was, “LOL, ‘Boo!’ to you! But Halloween is still tomorrow!” That’s today. All Saints’ Day. Dutifully, I told him that today is not Halloween, but All … Continue reading


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ADDU Pool: In Memory of Fr. Rodolfo “Rudy” Malasmas, S.J.

As the kids watched the construction of this swimming pool, they wanted to swim in it, even before it was finished. I received questions from eager pupils inquiring when it would finally be finished. When it finally was, wisely, our … Continue reading

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Margaux 2006 Bordeaux and A New ADDU Campus?

Last night I finally met Mr. Tomas Lorenzo, the youthful President of Lapanday Properties Philippines Inc. (LPPI). He was with his sidekick for the LPPI Ciudades Project in north Davao, and I was with Archt. Christopher Ong. We were at … Continue reading

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In McCarran Airport, after the Convention of Ateneans in North America

Am sitting in Las Vegas’ McCarran airport way too early, happy to have participated in the 10th International Convention of the All-Ateneo Alumni Association at the Riviera Hotel. My sister, Cristina, says that the best international flights are the uneventful … Continue reading

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“Your Two Cents’ Worth!” for Ateneo de Davao University

Later today, with the other Presidents of the Ateneos of the Philippines, I will be joining “Fiesta Atenista: the 10th All-Ateneo Alumni/ae Convention” in Las Vegas, USA. Part of the message I will give them is a US version of … Continue reading

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One Year After His Murder, Still No Justice for Fr. Pops

On the first Death Anniversary of Fr. Pops Tentorio, PIME, of Arakan, I reproduce the statement of Fr. Peter Geremia, PIME, Co-Convenor of the Justice for Fr. Pops Movement, with deep sadness. And shame. We recall this day not only … Continue reading

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