Monthly Archives: March 2018

Lifted Up, You Raise Me Up

[Homily. Mass of the Easter Vigil, ADDU Assumption Chapel, 2018.] In the joy of this Easter Vigil, the Church delights us with a richness of images that celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord.  Against the cold of the dark night, … Continue reading

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Loyalty to Jesus

[GS Baccalaureate Mass, Holy Wednesday, March 28, 2018] We celebrate your Baccalaureate Mass in the middle of Holy Week, the most solemn week in the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church.  It began with Palm Sunday, the glorious welcome given … Continue reading

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Mary’s Yes, God’s Yes, and Yours

[ADDU JHS Baccalaureate Mass, Matina Sports’ Center, Mar 24, 2018.] You are celebrating your graduation at the threshold of Holy Week.  I believe it is both a blessing and a challenge that you are doing so on this day.  Tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Troubled Yet Committed

[Fifth Sunday of Lent, ADDU Assumption Chapel, Mar. 17, 2018.] The Lenten Season is a time for conversion.  It is an opportunity to reflect on our sins and shortcomings.  But not in a manner that locks us in a kind … Continue reading

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Promise and Perils of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (RA 10931)

“Complementarity, Academic Freedom, and how to deal with the Promise of RA 10931.”  Conversation with Sen. Ralph Recto.  COCOPEA National Congress, SMX Aura, BGC, 16 March 2018. It is an honor for me to join you, Sen. Ralph Recto, in … Continue reading

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