Monthly Archives: August 2017

Exploring Intra-Religious Dialogue through ADDU’s Al Qalam Institute with Fr. Felix Koerner, S.J.

[YouTube Video of the Pakighinabi] Intra-Religious Dialogue [Welcome Message to ADDU’s Pakighinabi led by Fr. Felipe Koerner, S.J., of the Pontifical Gregorian University, August 30, 2018.] Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J. It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to … Continue reading

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Coming Together in the Power of the Spirit

TO THE WHOLE PROVINCE Statement of the Philippine Province Jesuits on Fighting the Evil of Illegal Drugs It is with deep concern for the welfare of our nation that the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus joins His Eminence … Continue reading

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Funding For RA 10931, But the Greater Challenge is Quality

The 85th Anniversary of the Philippine Association of the Colleges and Universities (PACU) gathered together some of the most distinguished educators of the country in the Ballroom of the Conrad Hotel. Celebration was in the air not only because at … Continue reading

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Seventeen.  Kian was just seventeen. 

I was seventeen when I decided to join the Jesuits.  Some today may think that that was much too early to make a radical life decision, that there were too many other possibilities in life that I ought first to … Continue reading

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From Squash Court to Ohana

[Mass of the Renewal of Marriage Vows of Sonny and Jojo Castro, Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, San Pedro Resettlement Area, San Pedro, Laguna.]     This is rather awesome.  Forty years ago, you were in this church … Continue reading

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The UniFAST Board Must Implement RA 10931 In Its Entirety

As CHED Chair Dr. Patricia Licuanan is convening the expanded UniFAST Board in order to craft the implementing rules and regulations (IRRs) for the Universal Access to Tertiary Education Act (#UAQTEA or RA 10931), I would like to recall the … Continue reading

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Mother in Heaven, Show Us the Way

[Homily:  ADDU Fiesta of Our Lady of the Assumption] We come today in celebration of Mary’s Assumption.  We celebrate Mary in heavenly glory. But celebrating Mary in heavenly glory is necessarily a celebration of Mary, the simple woman, still a … Continue reading

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