Monthly Archives: September 2016

Accepting the CEAP Presidency

Last night the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution of thanks to Brother Jun Erguiza for his stewardship of CEAP over the last three years. Let us together give him a grateful round of applause. First of all, I … Continue reading

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Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Archangels

  As we celebrate our 75th Anniversary and look forward to the challenges of our future, we also celebrate the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. In the Opening Prayer, we call on the Father, who disposes over … Continue reading

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Common Goods, the CEAP, the PCSS, and the Common Good

[Address to the Annual CEAP Membership Meeting, Cebu, Waterfront Hotel, Sept. 27, 2016] CEAP Convention Theme: Towards 2021: New Spirit, New Fervor at 75 Remember with Gratitude, Renew with Fervor, Set Forth with Faith     As we move toward … Continue reading

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Celebrating God’s Work for Peace: Journeying with the GRP-NDFP in the Continuing Struggle for Peace

[Address to the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform, Homitory, Davao, Sept. 20, 2016.] Our topic speaks of celebration. In a real sense we come together in celebration. Peace is in the offing. The Duterte administration has not yet reached its 100th-day … Continue reading

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The Peace We Seek is One

[Welcome Address. OPAPP Conference in Observance of National Peace Consciousness Month, ADDU, Sept. 20, 2016.]     In the name of the ADDU it is my distinct privilege to welcome the OPAPP and representatives of neighboring universities, colleges and schools … Continue reading

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A dangerous doctrine? Revisiting tweets.

[A response to John Nery’s, “‘Are they human?’ is a dangerous doctrine” (PDI, 9.6.16)] I am moved by the pain with which you respond to my series of tweets. I respond with similar pain. Where we once thought that the President, elected … Continue reading

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After the Bombing in the Davao Night Market

[Homily:  Special Mass in the wake of the Bombing in the Davao Night Market, ADDU Assumption Chapel, September 5, 2016, 4:00 pm]   Every Eucharist is a celebration of life. In every Eucharist we come together to manifest gratitude for … Continue reading

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