Monthly Archives: April 2018

Much Given, Much Required

[Address. ADDU Graduation of the College of Law and the Graduate School. 28 April 2018.] For this year at Ateneo de Davao, this has been my fifth graduation. In the past, I only had four. But this year, the SHS … Continue reading

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Believe the Father and I are One

[Graduate Baccalaureate Mass. ADDU Assumption Chapel, 28 April 2018. Based on John 10:22-30] At your Baccalaureate Mass on the long-awaited day of your graduation, after all the investment you have made in higher graduate education, you are confronted with a … Continue reading

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Taxation for Catholic Schools?

Answers to Questions Raised by Ms. Consuelo Marquez of the Staff of The Varsitarian, the official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas   Why should the government not impose tax in church-run schools amid clamor from the public that … Continue reading

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Either Walk Away, or Take and Eat!

[Homily: Graduate Baccalaureate Mass. University of the Immaculate Conception. April 21, 2018. Based on John 6:60-69] We come together today in great thanksgiving. You have fought the good fight, you have run the race. You have kept the faith. You … Continue reading

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Alhamdulillah! To God be the Glory!

[Welcome Address, Culmination Night, Madaris Volunteer Program, Finster Hall, ADDU, 16 April 2018] At the end of the third year of the Madaris Volunteer Program (MVP) it is my pleasure in the name of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines … Continue reading

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Rejoice and Exult! Consider Holiness.

[Address: SHS Graduation, 14 April 2018] Rejoice and exult!  You are now graduates of SHS in the Philippines!  Your graduation today is historic.  In the Philippines, you are part of the first batch of some 1.2 million graduates of SHS … Continue reading

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Jesus Responds to Our Hunger

[SHS Baccalaureate Mass, Martin Hall, 13 April 2018.] Not two weeks ago Christian communities throughout the world lifted the Paschal Candle proclaiming Risen Jesus as the Light and Savior of the world. You graduate today in the glow of that … Continue reading

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