Monthly Archives: July 2015

Drama in the Life of St. Ignatius of Loyola

[Homily, ADDU University Mass in honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Matina, July 30, 2015.] It is with great joy that we come together again as a university community to celebrate St. Ignatius of Loyola.   This is not just a Jesuit … Continue reading

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Legal Framework to Protect Environment

[For Pakighinabi, Manila Times, July 27, 2015] Pope Francis calls for a legal framework to protect the environment in Laudato Si: “The establishment of a legal framework which can set clear boundaries and ensure the protection of ecosystems has become … Continue reading

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A Special ADDU Day for Laudato Si!

[Openning Remarks for Special ADDU Day for Laudato Si! at ADDU, July 24, 2015] It is my pleasure to greet all of the members of the ADDU community and all of our guests as we come together today in special … Continue reading

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Ignatian Conversation: Discernment at ADDU

[Materials for Ignatian Conversations, ADDU, Finster Auditoriam, July 20, 2015] Appropriating Discernment in the Implementation of the Vision and Mission of the ADDU. From the Vision and Mission Statement of the ADDU, it is clear that the ADDU is Jesuit, … Continue reading

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Networking Jesuit Universities

[For Pakighinabi, Manila Times, 20 July 2015.] The Jesuit University is first a university. It is a community – “universitas” -committed to the truth – its discovery, discussion, and articulation not only within the walls of the university, but beyond it. … Continue reading

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All is Connected

[Concluding remarks to President’s Report, General Assembly, Davao Association of Catholic Schools (DACS), 17 July 2015]   Perhaps, by way of concluding this report, we may recall our shared mission not only to meet with the challenges of a changing … Continue reading

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All is Grace

[Homily: 50 Anniversary of Entrance into the Novitiate of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines, Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Jesuit Community Chapel of St. Ignatius, ADDU]   As I look back today on fifty years in … Continue reading

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