Monthly Archives: April 2014

Peace be with you – in Mindanao!

Peace be with you – in Mindanao [Baccalaureate Mass Homily: ADDU Law and Graduate School Graduation, 27 April, 2014.] As in every Eucharist, we come together today with great thanksgiving. Two former Popes, John XXIII and John Paul II, graduate … Continue reading

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Of Faith, Healing and Leadership

[Graduation Address: Davao Medical School Foundation, 22 April 2014, on invitation of DMSF Chair Jore Lacuesta and President Jonathan Alegre] I will not pretend that I have any medical expertise. I don’t. You do. The celebration of your graduation from the … Continue reading

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From Conversations for Peace to Action

For St. Ignatius, “conversations” were a good first step in discernment. From conversations arise great desires. From great desires come the discernment necessary to find God’s will. Nothing is more important nor more urgent than doing God’s will. ADDU has … Continue reading

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Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity

[Statement of Catholic Bishops and Educators on Peacebuilding in Mindanao, Davao City, April 10, 2014] Sustainable peace and the righting of historical injustices have been elusively pursued for decades in Mindanao. We, Catholic bishops and educators of Mindanao, have always joined the … Continue reading

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