Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Architect and Architecture that is Ourselves

[Address of Architect John Immanuel R. Palma to the ADDU College Honors Convocation, February 22, 2016]     When I received the letter coming from the office of the vice president inviting me to speak here today, I paced around … Continue reading

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Renewing the Faith that Does Justice

[Address to Ateneo de Naga University in Closing the Celebration of its 75th Anniversary, University Day, Feb 19,2016.]     For the longest time, I have been looking forward to this culminating celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Ateneo … Continue reading

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For the Love of Davao

[Address to the 17th City Council of Davao, Davao City Hall, 16 Jan. 2016]   I am not a Davaeño by birth. I am a born Manileño. I am in Davao by virtue of my mission to Ateneo de Davao. … Continue reading

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PAASCU Commencing its 60th Year of Service to Quality Education

[President’s Report to the General Assembly of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities, Finster Hall, ADDU, Feb 12, 2016]   PAASCU commences its 60th year in a period of great transition.   Towards Quality Senior High Schools … Continue reading

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Of Choice and Life

[Homily. PAASCU National Convention, Our Lady of Assumption Chapel, ADDU, Feb. 11, 2016.] So much of life is about choice, isn’t it? Sometimes choices are trivial: like the choice between green or blue. Whether you like a blue shirt or … Continue reading

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The Ordinary, the Extraordinary and the Holy

[Homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time: ADDU Chapel of Our Lady of the Assumption. Feb. 6-7, 2016]   We have ordinary experiences in life. We also have extraordinary experiences. But these are different from experiences of the Holy. … Continue reading

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